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A pop-up shop at Our Mutual Friend, beekeeping and more in store for the weekend

Our Mutual Friend Brewery, 2810 Larimer Street, is hosting a "Pop-up Shop" party this evening at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature local boutiques, food trucks (TBA) and musicians in addition to craft beers from the brewery. Check the website for more information, and keep reading for more culinary events this weekend.

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Saturday, July 13:

The new location of Illegal Pete's, 270 South Broadway, is throwing a two-day grand opening event this weekend. The party includes live entertainment, food and craft beer from New Belgium. Call 720-287-5233 for more information.

The Alliance Française Summer Soiree takes place this evening from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 South Forest Street. In addition to French cuisine from Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, Ami Cuisine, Crepes 'n Crepes, Le Central, the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts and Randolph's, there will be live music provided by a local DJ. Visit the website for more details and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, July 13 (continued):

Emily and Jonathan Power of the Populist will lead a family-oriented workshop on raising goats and chickens in urban neighborhoods today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at EarthLinks, 2828 Larimer Street. The couple will be covering the basics of urban livestock and introducing their two dwarf goats to attendees (organizers ask that you leave your dogs at home). There will be a light lunch, and a second workshop on worm farming and beekeeping afterwards. A suggested donation of $5 to $20 is requested; check the website for more details.

Purple Door Coffee, 2962 Welton Street, is the starting point for the Denver Coffee Crawl, which gets under way at 8 a.m. today, and continues on a 21-mile bike ride to Boxcar, Black Eye Coffee, Steam Espresso Bar, Little Owl and Novo. For more information, visit the Denver Coffee Crawl Facebook page.

Sunday, July 14:

UrbiCulture has introduced a monthly beekeeping class throughout the summer. The workshop focuses on how to keep bees holistically in a backyard hive. The classes will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Gabrielle's Garden, 832 Kalamath Street, and there is a suggested costs of $10 to $20. Space is limited; RSVP to maya@urbiculturecommunityfarms.org.

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