Things to Do

Gluten-Free Food Fair, Shroomfest and much more on this week's culinary calendar

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Saturday, August 20:

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad, 401 Water Street in Canon City, will present a Five Course Wine Dinner offering twilight views of the train route and dinner, paired with wines from Holy Cross Abbey. Admission is $125 to $155; call 888-724-5748 or visit

Kent Denver School, 4000 East Quincy Avenue, will host Salt on the Rim, where Soul School will provide live music while restaurants and vendors offer up food and beverages. Proceeds benefit the Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $100; call 303-770-7660 or visit

Q's, 2115 13th Street in Boulder, will host the Annual Summer Shore Dinner, with five courses paired with wine; it starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $75. Call 303-442-4880 or visit

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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