The Empire Lounge and Restaurant, 816 Main Street in Louisville, presents the Jim and Julia Dinner Series, dinners inspired by Julia Child and prepared by chef Jim Cohen. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $45 to $65; call 303-665-2521 or visit www.theempireresetaurant.com.
Head to Lola for Cocktail Party 101, part of Lola's 101 series of spirit and cooking classes taught by mixologist Jimmy Zanon and chef Duane Walker. It starts at 6 p.m. and costs $25; Lola is at 1575 Boulder Street. Call 720-570-8686 or visit www.loladenver.com.
Cantina Laredo, 6851 South Gaylord Street in Englewood, offers a four-course tequila dinner featuring Jose Cuervo tequilas starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $49.99; call 303-795-0339.
MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, presents Foodprint Denver: Art Meat City, six live interviews about Denver's relationship with meat, featuring Temple Grandin, Keith Belk, Pete Marczyk, Holly Arnold Kinney, Elizabeth Dunn and Peter Decker. It starts at 4 p.m. and costs $10 to $15. Afterward, the museum hosts Beast Roast 500, a bison roast with performances by Machine Project L.A. at 7 p.m. for $45 to $50. Call 303-298-7554 or visit www.mcadenver.org.