Rocultura Mexican Cultural Fair, pancake breakfasts and more on this week's culinary calendar

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Like you and like us, many people are attempting to recover from all the loving-of-America we did this past weekend. But if you're still going strong (or already recovered), we have food-and-drink options for you this week. Take a peek at what's on the menu:

Tuesday, July 5:

Crafters of beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, pickles and preserves are invited to apply for the Good Food Awards through September 1. Visit www.goodfoodawards.org/the-awards/entry-form.

Wednesday, July 6:

Row 14, 891 14th Street, continues its foray into Summer Wine Classes with Old World vs. New World Wines, half-hour seminars featuring side-by-side comparisons and paired snacks. It starts at 6 p.m. and costs $10 in advance, $15 at the door; 303-825-0100 or visit www.row14denver.com.

Thursday, July 7:

Local Table Tours host Cocktail Tours every week in Boulder; explore some of Boulder's best mixologists each week at 3 p.m. Admission is $30; visit www.localtabletours.com.

Mellow Mushroom, 1201 16th Street, hosts Downtown Patio Parties every Thursday, with food and drink specials, giveaways, games and more. Call 720-328-9114 or visit www.mellowmushroom.com/taborcenter.

West End Tavern, 926 Pearl Street in Boulder, presents the Satellite Tap Room, offering drafts from a different brewery every month, with brewers and reps on hand to discuss the beers and breweries; this month, Grand Teton takes center stage. Call 303-444-3535 or visit www.thewestendtavern.com.

Head to Colorado Winery Row, 4640 Pecos Street, for a free Ladies Night tasting offering local Colorado wines, live music and food. It runs from 3 to 8 p.m.; visit www.coloradowineryrow.com.

Friday, July 8:

Il Mondo Vecchio, 1174 South Cherokee Street, presents Loading Dock Fridays, tours and tastings from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Friday. Call 303-744-6328 or visit www.mondovecchio.net.

Marczyk Fine Foods, 770 East 17th Avenue, hosts a wine tasting; taste the wines of the month and take advantage of sales. Call 303-894-9499 or visit www.marczykfinefoods.com.

Rialto Cafe, 934 16th Street, presents Free Beer Fridays. Enjoy a free draft beer with any lunch entree from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 303-893-2233 or visit www.rialtocafe.com.

Saturday, July 9:

The Colorado Anti-Violence Program, 1600 Downing Street, hosts a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, with all-you-can-eat pancakes to raise funds for CAVP. It runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and admission is a $5 to $25 sliding scale. Call 303-839-5204 or visit www.coavp.org.

TCBY, 8547 East Arapahoe Road, #F, in Englewood, hosts a grand-opening celebration with free kids' cups of yogurt, entertainment, giveaways and samples. Call 303-220-8229.

The Rocultura Mexican Cultural Fair, a celebration of live music, art, food-and-drink specials and more, kicks off with all-ages fun at 2 p.m. for free at El Diablo, 101 Broadway, on Saturday and wraps up on Sunday at 7 p.m. at La Rumba, 99 West 9th Avenue, with a $5 to $7 indoor featured music showcase for attendees 21-and-up. Call 303-954-0324.

Sunday, July 10:

Enjoy Pajama Brunch at Second Home, 150 Clayton Lane, where kids eight and under who wear their pajamas to the restaurant can eat free from the kids' brunch menu. Call 303-253-3000.

The Boulder Brew Bus leaves from the West End Tavern, 926 Pearl Street in Boulder, and visits Upslope, Avery and Twisted Pine Breweries every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The tour costs $30; call 303-444-3535 or visit www.thewestendtavern.com.

The Corner Office, 1401 Curtis Street, presents Disco Brunch Sundays; dance to a disco DJ and enjoy brunch favorites. It runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; call 303-825-6500 or visit www.thecornerofficedenver.com.

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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