Monday, August 22
Fire pits, s’mores, beer: just what Shakespeare had in mind? Boulder’s redoubtable Band of Toughs thinks so, and "Under the Stars With Brews and the Bard," its adaptation of As You Like It
, is being staged outside as a kind of primitive rager...complete with beer. The show goes on at 7:30 p.m. tonight outside the Highland City Club and repeats later this week. Get details at boulderfringe.com
Tuesday, August 23
is hosting an outdoor wine dinner at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The four-course tasting menu will be paired with organic and sustainable rosé sourced from around the world. Dinner is $80 per person; reserve your spot at 303-993-4200.
Wednesday August 24
Catch five food and hospitality entrepreneurs in the act as they pitch their new ideas during the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center’s "Trout Tank: Food Frenzy."
The contenders are Christopher Felinger, CLYDE, an all-day eatery with a comprehensive wine program of 500 selections; Kristen Carman, Etalia Foods, the first rising-dough™ gluten-free pizza; Patrick Creager, Backyard Soda Company, all-natural simple syrups for crafting sodas, cocktails and more; Ryan Keuter, Sunshine Bowls, a food truck serving Acai and Pitaya Bowls that are gluten-free, paleo and vegan/vegetarian; and Ty Soukup, Paleo Meals to Go, a woman-owned venture that provides paleo freeze-dried meals. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, 1445 Market Street; tickets are $20 and available here
The Post Brewing Company
is going big for Jack's Benevolent Backyard Bash today. The party will feature Post chefs cooking a six-course menu alongside chefs Hosea Rosenberg, Ian Clark and Kevin Grossi. And it's all for a great cause: The event benefits the Autism Society of Boulder County and the Jack Ferrigno Send a Kid to Camp Grant. Tickets for Jack's bash are $100; grab yours and get all the details here
TEDxRiNo will host its second annual program, Origins, beginning at 5 p.m. today at EXDO Event Center
. The speakers include Beverly Grant, Founder of Mo’ Betta Greens Marketplace & Seeds of Power Unity Farm, who will be speaking about food policy and broadening food access and nutrition literacy. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased here
. If you can't make the actual event, there will be a free watch party at the Summit Church.
Firenze a Tavoli
at Parisi hosts Ferragosto and an Italian Summer, a multi-course, family-style meal starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35; call 303-561-0234 or go to parisidenver.com
Keep reading for more events this week.