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A farmers' market party at Rooster & Moon, professional ping pong at Ace and more

The Golden Triangle Farmers' Market will debut Sunday, July 28, in the south parking lot adjacent to Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub, 955 Bannock Street. Organizers are kicking off the new gathering with a party at the coffee shop this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be drink specials, raffle prizes and a chance to learn more about the market. Visit the Facebook page for more information.

See also: - Boulder Farmers' Market, week fourteen: Corn, creativity and eggplant (with recipe) - Hops & Pie and Copper Kettle host a pair of serious beer fests this weekend - Westword Music Showcase 2013 recap from Rooster & Moon

Friday, July 19 (continued):

Vesta Dipping Grill, 1822 Blake Street, is celebrating its sixteenth anniversary this evening by bringing back former menu items and pairing them with cocktails to commemorate the occasion. On the menu: Spicy Malted Lamb Ribs, Carolina BBQ Grilled Hangar Steak Skewers and Ice Cream Sandwiches. Call 303-296-1970 to make a reservation.

Saturday, July 20:

The Biennial of the Americas is culminating with a series of pop-up beer gardens throughout downtown today, featuring locally crafted beer from Denver Beer Co., Wynkoop Brewing Company, Great Divide Brewing Co. and Strange Brewing Company. Eats from Mikes Kitchen will also be available. Visit the website for more information on locations.

Ace, 501 East 17th Avenue, is hosting a "Battle Royale" table tennis tournament this weekend. Pro players Biba Golic (ESPN's "Sexiest Woman in Sports") and Lupi (Men's Olympic Medalist & World Champ) will be showing off their skills and accepting challenges from attendees. The event runs through Sunday and is open to the public; check Ace's Facebook page for the full schedule of events.

Nutritionist Janet Little will be at Sprouts Farmers Market, 2635 East Colfax Avenue at 10:30 a.m. to offer a talk titled Burn the Belly Fat. Call 720-347-4205 for more details.

Sunday, July 21:

EDGE Restaurant & Bar, 1111 14th Street, is celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a special sundae bar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The restaurant will feature five ice cream flavors: vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, salted butterscotch and vegan coconut by Sweet Action Ice Cream. The sundae bar is included in the three-course brunch, will costs $28 per person (individual sundaes are available for $5); call 303-389-3343 for more information.

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