Devil's Thumb Ranch, 3530 County Road 83 in Tabernash, presents a Steamworks' Beer Dinner, a benefit for Trout Unlimited and the endangered Fraser River featuring beers paired with several courses. It runs from 5 to 9 p.m. and costs $35; reservations are required. Call 800-933-4339 or visit www.devilsthumbranch.com.
Bar Standard, 1037 Broadway, presents Bar Wars, kicking off the summer AIDS Walk Colorado fundraising session and featuring a showdown between the best bars and bartenders in the metro area. It starts at 7 p.m., and admission is a suggested $5 donation; visit www.coloradoaidsproject.org/bar_wars.html.
Hush Denver presents NOMAD, its new pop-up restaurant concept, with NOMAD Gets Inventive With Chef Ian Kleinman, who will serve a five-course dinner with wine in a secret location. The dinners will take place April 22 at 7 p.m., April 23 at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., and April 24 at 7 p.m.; e-mail [email protected] to get on the list and learn more.