Things to Do

From Markets to Mimosas, a Sixpack of Culinary Events This Weekend

Sunday is Easter, and that means the masses will be flocking to the best brunch spots along the Front Range and beyond. But if you're not into bunnies and eggs, there are plenty of other events you can sink your teeth into this weekend. 

Friday, April 3

BookCliff Vineyards is celebrating this First Friday by welcoming Cured, a European-style cheese-and-meat shop in Boulder that will be offering cheeses paired with BookCliff Vineyards wines; a flight is $5. There will also be art on display and live music from 6 to 9 p.m. For more on Boulder's First Friday celebrations, visit   

, a show of art that may suggest more than it appears to at first, will take over the block surrounding Ink Lounge from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight. The display will feature mildly suggestive, yet family-friendly works of art, live music, and tastings from the Real Dill, Elevation Organic Ketchup and Backyard Soda Company, among others. The block-wide party starts at 29 South Fox Street and 33 South Fox, and admission is free. For more information, visit the Innuendo event page on Facebook

Saturday, April 4 

Westminster Brewing Company and Cacao Girl Chocolate are teaming up for a beer-and-chocolate pairing at the Westminster taproom. The event will feature a full Westminster Brewing beer menu, live music and at least fifteen different craft chocolates from Cacao Girl. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. today; for more information, click here.

Both the Longmont and Boulder Farmers' Markets kick off the 2015 season from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The markets feature locally grown vegetables, meats, fruits, flowers, plants, gourmet cheeses and wines sold by the farmers that produce them, and will continue Saturdays through November 21. For more information on the Boulder Farmers' Market, head over to

Today from 10 a.m. to noon, the Denver Botanic Gardens will be offering a class on the keys to successful home vegetable gardening on the Front Range. The class is $33 for non-members and $28 for members; for more information, click here

Sunday, April 5

Don't want to get all dressed up for Sunday brunch? Whiskey Tango Foxtrot has you covered, even on Easter. The Pajama Brunch has been extended to every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; guests who show up in their PJs will get 10 percent off their brunch and a free Bloody Mary, mimosa or beer. Learn more here
For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings — and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to

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