LoHi celebrations and a GMO-free festival for the Fourth of July Weekend

Happy Fourth to everyone! This weekend will undoubtedly be filled with beers, BBQ, and fireworks but if you're looking for more to do this weekend look no further. Here are several more events to help you celebrate this holiday weekend.

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Friday, July 4

Central Bistro will be offering a $10 "Big Bang" Boxcar Burger and Beer special, combining its popular Boxcar burger and fries with a Utica Club beer. The restaurant will also have live music and drink specials starting at 6 p.m. tonight. And don't forget that Central Bistro's patio has front row seats for the fireworks downtown. To make your reservations call 303-477-4582.

Lola is firing up the grills and throwing a Fourth of July BBQ starting at high noon today. The star-spangled menu will feature smoked chicken wings, beef ribs, pork shoulder and more, all with a dash of Lola's Latin flair. There will also be live music starting at 2:30 p.m. and a taco-eating contest starting at 3:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

Saturday, July 5

GMO-Free Fest gives you a chance to getaway and enjoy live music, organic food, and talks on GMOs and the benefits of organic food and farming. Crestone, Colorado will be the scene for this festival which runs from 12 to 9 p.m. today.

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 cafe@westword.com.

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