Things to Do

Today: Food festivals in Douglas County and Beaver Creek

It's not yet ski season, but you can get a taste of Beaver Creek at the annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival. Closer to home, you can get a Taste of Douglas County.

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From 5 to 8 p.m., The Taste of Douglas County will fill the Douglas County Events Center, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, with more than forty Douglas County restaurants,ranging from casual to fine dining. Tickets are $20; for more info, visit

Beaver Creek Resort hosts the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival today through Saturday, August 21, featuring culinary talent, outdoor events and the winners of the San Francisco International Wine Competition and World Spirits Competition. Package prices start at $155 to $370; go to

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.

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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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