Weekend off the Wagon – November 18-20

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The weather is beautiful, most people should have a few days off next week, and almost all the ski resorts are open. Sounds like November.

There’s not a lot going on this weekend. Good chance to just sit at your favorite dive for 9 hours straight watching the shifts change. Or clean up your stanky apartment before Grandma shows up.
Track 1:

Friday: Firestone XV release at Falling Rock, then to Star Bar for the Odell party.

Saturday: Go skiing! Go the park! Go to sleep!

Sunday: Little Big Beer Fest with Grand Teton at Hops & Pie
Track 2:

Friday: Head to up Boulder for some First Bite.

Saturday: Check out the new Williams & Graham

Sunday: Football and bacon.

See below for a detailed list for weekend events. Check out our full calendar to plan your events well into the future.

 

WEEKEND WEATHER

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Friday November 18

11am – 9pm Larkburger Movember Fundraiser

Larkburger will host a Movember fundraiser at all six of its Colorado locations on Friday, Nov. 18 to help raise awareness and funds for men’s health, specifically cancers that affect men. Ten percent of all sales from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. will be donated to the Movember Foundationin support of their cause.

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Opening Day – Vail
5pm – 6pm Firestone Walker’s 15th Anniversary Keg Tapping

Falling Rock Join Falling Rock as they tap a very special blended keg of XV, the 6th installment of Firestone Walker’s Anniversary Beer Series. Since founding their brewery in 1996, Firestone Walker has specialized in the rare art of brewing beer in oak barrels. In the fall of 2006, they released a limited edition oak-aged strong ale called 10 to commemorate their 10th anniversary. The experience was greater than any one could have ever imagined. They now present XV, their sixth release in what has become an annual autumn rite at their brewery.
5pm – 10pm Oskar Blues CANniversary

Tasty Weasel Taproom Time to party with Oskar Blues. We’re celebrating our 9th Canniversary on Friday, November 18th! Festivities take place at the Tasty WeaselTaproom in Longmont, and will kick it off with FIRKIN FRIDAY, at 5pm.Party goes til we feel like it’s time to close. Highlights: Unveiling of THE BONE WAGON, our new Barnstormin’ Smokateria on Wheels where you can get some Rubs & Tugs such as Voodoo Bone Smokin’ Wings and a Hops &Heifers Farm Burger with all the fixins. HAND CAN your own Oskar Blues specialty brew using our ORIGINAL canner- free when you buy a 6-pack ofHGH Part DUH from the Tasty Weasel. Available only at the brewery,while supplies last. Play in our BrewSkee Ball Tournament for a chance to win 2 ski tickets, a $50 gift card to our restaurants, or a $25 gift card to the Tasty Weasel Catch a brewery tour, Jam out to some live music, Enjoy all of our beers, as well as some specialties And, if you’re feeling extra ambitious, join the Bicycle Longmont Cruiser Ride from Dickens Tavern in Downtown Longmont to the brewery. Best lit-up bike wins a gift card to the Oskar Blues restaurants! Riders leave at 6pm. AND, if you’re feeling extra giving, bring in an old bike to donate to Bicycle Longmont’s Holiday Bike Program. For each bike you donate, you get a free PINT. CANniversary cake-cutting at 7:30pm

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5pm – 8pm Trinity Brewing Slap Your Mammy Release Party

Trinity Brewing Company, Colorado Springs

Slap Your Mammy is a shocking Double IPA! Coming in at 10.5% ABV, this huge ale is brewed with 7 of the highest quality malts and 9 varieties of hops! On their 125 minute boil they pack in 125 IBU’s, making this one of the hoppiest beers ever brewed in the world. If that’s not enough hops, then wait! Unlike any of their other beers, they dry hop this one twice to pack in as much aroma as possible. A truly shockingDouble IPA for all you Hopophiles!

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6pm – 8:30pm Wines for the Holidays Wine Tasting

Standley Lake Library

A presentation of Front Range wineries with food samplings and silent auction. Benefits a non-profit organization.

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7pm – 11pm Avalanche vs Flames at The Pepsi Center
7pm – 12am Odell Tap Takeover Party at Star Bar

Star Bar Star Bar is hosting an Odell Brewing Party. Ryan O’dell and other brewery representatives will be on hand at 7:00 for the tapping of some deliciousness:

  • The Friek – 2011 GABF Gold Medal Winner – Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer
  • Bourbon Barrel Stout Mountain Standard Double Black India Pale Ale
  • Dark Wit – Special treat from their Tap Room
  • Isolation
  • Levity

Live music with the Kentucky Street Parlor Pickers a t9:00.

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First Bite Boulder

Fri Nov 11, 2011 – Sun Nov 20, 2011
Boulder

First Bite Boulder is an annual event highlighting Boulder’s dining scene. For one full week, more than 40 of Boulder’s top restaurants will offer a special three course $26 prix fixe dinner menu to the community. The week celebrates Boulder’s exceptional dining community and will help bring our well-deserved reputation into the national spotlight. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the establishments that make Boulder the culinary destination it is.

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Saturday November 19

First Bite Boulder

Fri Nov 11, 2011 – Sun Nov 20, 2011

Boulder

First Bite Boulder is an annual event highlighting Boulder’s dining scene. For one full week, more than 40 of Boulder’s top restaurants will offer a special three course $26 prix fixe dinner menu to the community. The week celebrates Boulder’s exceptional dining community and will help bring our well-deserved reputation into the national spotlight. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the establishments that make Boulder the culinary destination it is.

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Colorado Demo Days at Copper Mountain

Sat Nov 19, 2011 – Sun Nov 20, 2011

Copper Mountain

Come out to the Inaugural Colorado Demo Days and celebrate the deep,rich heritage of this great state. This weekend will be full of all things Colorado. We will have some of the best local manufacturers out demoing all of their stuff, and don’t forget about the Happy Hour Party on Saturday night! Manufacturers include:

  • Never Summer
  • Icelantic
  • Unity Boards
  • Liberty Skis
  • and many more

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Sunday November 20

2pm – 5pm Little Big Beer Fest with Grand Teton Brewing at Hops & Pie

Come celebrate Grand Teton Brewing Company at the monthly Littlest BigBeer Fest at Hops & Pie. There will be several brews from Grand Teton featured. If you’ve never tried the beers from this small Idaho brewery- you gotta try some. (303) 477-7000.

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6pm – 10pm Avalanche vs Sharks at The Pepsi Center

The Pepsi Center

 

Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.

Have a great weekend!

About PJ Hoberman


PJ likes beer. A lot. And whiskey. Gin. Wine. Cocktails. Um.. what were we talking about?