Making plans for Mother's Day? Big Mac & Little Lu's -- the seafood market and restaurant that recently opened at 2851 West 120th Avenue in Westminster -- is hosting live music, a "Jimmy Buffet-style" band, from 2 to 5 p.m. every Sunday in May. The shop is also offering stuffed lobster tail and champagne specials for Mother's Day in addition to the tunes this Sunday; call 303-404-2722 to learn more.
And keep reading for a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar for the week.
See also: - Photos: Big Mac & Little Lu's Seafood Market & Grill makes a splash in Westminster - From A to Z, Alamo Drafthouse to Zanitas: Restaurant roll call for March - Restaurant roll call for February: Old Major in, Pig & Block out
Monday, May 6:
Sugar Blues -- a free lecture by nutritional consultant and health coach Kim McCormack -- is tonight at 6:30 p.m. McCormack will break down the health effects of having a sweet tooth and also teach ways to curb it, as well as explain what a regimen of whole, unprocessed foods can do to positively impact overall health. The lecture will be hosted by Outdoor Divas at 2317 30th Street in Boulder. For more information, visit the website.
Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, has introduced a new Monday happy hour special based on the TV show Mad Men. The weekly deal features $3 draft beer and $4 Eagle Rare Single Barrel Kentucky bourbon. Call the restaurant at 303-623-5700 for more information.
Monday, May 6 (continued):
It's Burger Month at The Palm, 1672 Lawrence Street; and the restaurant is celebrating with an $8.37 burger lunch special every Monday in May. The special includes one of five "SteakBurgers" with fries. The deal is available in the main dining room and at the bar. Call 303-825-7256 for more details.
Tuesday, May 7:
The Kitchen Denver, 1530 16th Street, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a benefit for the restaurant's nonprofit efforts to promote gardening in local schools. The party includes cocktails and appetizers and costs $125 per person; call 303-623-3127 to learn more.
Wednesday, May 8:
The history of beer in Boulder continues to flow at the Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Avenue Boulder, in a smart exhibit that covers the area's brewing history from the late 1800s to today. General-admission tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children; visit the website for more information.
Friday, May 10:
It's burger and wine night at Marczyk Fine Foods (770 East 17th Avenue, 5100 East Colfax Avenue). The popular grill-out, which runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m., features local beef from Niman Ranch served on brioche buns from City Bakery, with all the fixings, for $7.99. The original Marczyk at 770 East 17th Avenue will also host its weekly free wine tasting from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight. The tasting is accompanied by cheese samples from the shop's selection; call 303-894-9499 to learn about which bottles will be featured and check the website for both Marczyk locations for details and other deals.
Saturday, May 11:
Street Party on the Platte goes down today from 2 to 6 p.m. at 1775 Platte Street. The event is a fundraiser for Project Angel Heart and will feature eats from local food trucks, libations from local craft breweries, live music, games and a Sriracha-inspired cooking competition judged by attendees. Admission is free; visit Denvergourmettours.com for more information.
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