Thursday, May 19
The 37th Annual Lillian Fountain Smith Nutrition Conference, sponsored by the CSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, will bring experts from around the nation to Fort Collins to discuss diet and its effect on brain health. The conference runs from today through tomorrow at the Hilton Fort Collins; register and learn more here
Museo de las Americas
will be kicking off its 25th anniversary celebration with Noche de Museo at Central Bistro
from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight. The event will feature cocktails, a Latin-inspired dinner, silent auction, entertainment and more; the $65 ticket also includes two drinks. Purchase tickets here
or at the Museo.
Chef Dakota Coburn will be showcasing a few dishes he picked up during his recent travels in Mexico during a special chef's dinner at Centro
tonight. There will be two seatings — one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 8:30 p.m. — and tickets are $40. Purchase them at Centro or by calling 303-442-7771.
The free Spring-A-Palooza will take over the Copper Leaf Gardens and Event Center
starting at 5:30 p.m. today. The event will feature creative ideas, guests speakers, free food and drinks, and more. Register and find more information here
and Ratio Beerworks are celebrating American Craft Beer Week with a collaborative dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight at Euclid. For $65 you'll get five courses and seven beers, tax and gratuity included. See the menu and get tickets here
Love146, a foundation working to end child trafficking and exploitation, is hosting its Hope Is Brewing fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Factotum Brewhouse
. The event features food, fun and a special beer brewed specifically for Hope is Brewing: the Lady Justice Emancipation Red IPA. Tickets range from $35 to $50; get yours and more information at love146.org
Friday, May 20
The ninth season of Old Town Lafayette's Art Night Out gets under way today with a performance by Grant Farm. The street festival, which runs from 5 to 9 p.m. along Public Road from Emma to Cannon streets, highlights local bands, beers, food and more. Every third Friday of the month, May through September, Art Night Out will feature a beer and wine garden, artist booths, free children’s activities and six food trucks. Various Old Town restaurants, shops, galleries and coffee shops will be offering live music, art demonstrations and more in conjunction with the Art Night Out events. For more information, click here
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
will host a Spring Wine Experience featuring the wines of Chimney Rock at 7 p.m. The multi-course wine dinner is $200 per person; call the restaurant at 303-796-0100 for reservations.
For more Food & Drink events, go to our online calendar. If you know of an event that should be included in that calendar, send information to [email protected]