Things to Do

Parties, dinners and desserts tonight

Feel like a road trip tonight? Head to A Grande Finale Patisserie, 489 North Highway 287, Suite 100, in Lafayette, at 6:30 p.m. for a Dessert & Beer Pairing. Pastry chef Nicole Hedlund and New Belgium Brewery's Matt Furlong will satisfy your sweet tooth and your inner barfly simultaneously for a mere $20 per person; RSVP at 720-890-4906 or [email protected]

Closer to home, both Mezcal (3230 East Colfax Avenue) and Tambien (250 Steele Street) are celebrating El Grito, Mexican Independence Day, on September 16 with mariachis, a taco stand and drink specials; for details, call 303-322-5219 or 303-333-1763.

And Maggiano's Little Italy is hosting a gluten-free wine dinner at the Denver Pavilions location at 6 p.m. tonight; call 303-260-7708 for reservations.

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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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