Things to Do

Twenty-Two Tastiest Events on Denver's Culinary Calendar, October 3-6

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Thursday, October 6 

The Gin Docs will be performing from 8 to 10 p.m. at Infinite Monkey Theorem. Enjoy some of their '90s tribute jams paired with grub from the Spud Nation food truck. Contact IMT at 303-736-8376 for more information.  

The Paramount Cafe is teaming up with Breckenridge Brewery to host a GABF kickoff party featuring two specialty Breckenridge beers on tap, passed appetizers, artwork displays throughout the alley, a DJ, and T-shirts designed by Inkmonstr. The event is free; get more information on the its Facebook page.  

Join Osteria Marco and Great Divide Brewing for a Hooves and Hops beer dinner tonight. The evening will start at 7:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a five-course pork-centric beer dinner at 8. Reservations are $60; call 303-534-5855 to make yours and see the full menu here.  

Alex Prud'homme, great-nephew of Julia Child, will present and sign his new book The French Chef in America: Julia Child's Second Act, at Tattered Cover on Colfax today. The book signing starts at 7 p.m. and is free; get all the details at  

Duckhorn Vineyards will be in the spotlight at the Palm Denver, where you can sample Duckhorn wines paired with duck appetizers for $30. The tasting starts at 5:30 p.m.; call the restaurant at 303-825-7526 for details. 

The Boulder Blind Cafe returns for a three-day stay at Wesley Chapel, 290 Folsom Street in Boulder, starting today. The Blind Cafe is an award-winning community concert, discussion and dinner in the dark, where guests are encouraged to break down social barriers to connect with one another in a unique way. Tickets range from $55 to $195, based on what you can afford to pay, with a suggested price of $75. In addition to a vegan dinner with wine and dessert, attendees will have the chance to participate in a Q&A with their waiters, all of whom are legally blind. There will be 6 and 8:30 p.m. seatings each night; Grab your tickets and learn more here

Friday, October 7

Great Divide Brewing Company and Jameson Caskmates are teaming up for a post-GABF fundraising concert at 8 p.m. at Summit Music Hall. You can groove to music from 2016 The Voice finalist Laith Al-Saadi, Colorado’s own Brent Cowles, and Garrett Lebeau. Great Divide is one of only five American breweries selected to partner with Jameson for its Caskmates Drinking Buddies program. Tickets to the concert are $25, and 100 percent of ticket sales will benefit Levitt Pavilion Denver. Each ticket includes Jameson Caskmates Irish Whiskey, Great Divide Brewing Company beer and small bites; purchase yours here

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]

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