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Eat Well (Even Vegan!) and Do Good at a Trio of Tasty Events Today

Today is your last chance to catch some culinary cinema — and dinner — at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The gardens and Chipotle will wrap up the 2015 Chipotle Sustainability Food Film Series today with a screening of Hanna Ranch, a film that follows Colorado rancher and "eco-cowboy" Kirk Hanna and his family as they struggle to maintain their way of life in the changing American West.  The film is $5 and begins at 6:30 p.m.; dinner from Chipotle will be served at 6 p.m. and is included in the ticket price. You can learn more and register for the screening here

For years the Denver Voice has been helping to address issues facing Denver's homeless and underprivileged, but today you can help the Voice. Join the Voice at its annual Wine and Appetizer evening at Marlowe's Restaurant at 6 p.m. tonight. The evening includes a holiday-gift themed silent auction, meet-and-greet with Voice vendors, and wine and appetizer pairings. Tickets are $50 in advance and $75 at the door;, get yours here. For more information, visit   

Are you a vegan hungry for a new dinner option? Or just vegan-curious? From 6 to 10 p.m., tonight Root Down will be serving a four-course, organically-sourced, completely gluten-free and raw-vegan dinner prepared by chef Daniel Asher. The meal is $41 per person; save a spot by calling Root Down at 303-993-4200.

For more Food & Drink events, go to our online calendar. If you know of an event that should be included in that calendar, send information to [email protected] And watch for our weekend events roundup on Friday.
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