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Twenty Tastiest Events on the Culinary Calendar in Denver, June 24-26

This weekend is jam-packed with events, including the Westword Music Showcase on Saturday. Sure, there will be food there — though music clearly has the starring role. But food is in the spotlight at dozens of other events around town; here are the twenty top items on our culinary calendar this weekend.

Friday, June 24


LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails) has been hosting the Amazing Traveling Silent Auction to benefit the Prom Dress Exchange every Friday this month at a different Denver location. This evening, the ladies will make their final stop, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gary Lee's. For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.

Natural Grocers is launching the good4u Nutrition Challenge Sweepstakes today. Enter, and you'll be rewarded for taking nutrition-education classes, trying new fruits and veggies and exploring recipes. Between today and July 24, the good4u Nutrition Challenge will give out an estimated 17,000 prizes, including gift cards and groceries valued at over $100,000. Learn more at naturalgrocers.com

TheBigWonderful is popping over to Geneva Lake Park in Littleton for the weekend. Enjoy all the live music, shopping, drinks, food and games that you've come to expect from TBW, from 4 to 10 p.m. today and again from noon to 8 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is free; find at more at thebigwonderful.com.  

Keep reading for events Saturday and Sunday.

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Ben Landreth