Weekend off the Wagon – December 23-25 – Xmas edition

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To whatever you celebrate, or don’t, cheers. We hope you have a job, and that you get some time off from it this coming week.

There’s not too much going on. A bunch of places have special hours this weekend. Check out our continuously updating list of special holiday hours and events. Whatever you do, may it be warm, boozy, and heartfelt, much like this intro.

 
Track 1: The Christmas Track

Friday: Celebrate with Left Hand Brewing, bring a toy, drink beer.

Saturday: Do that Christmas thing. Make your own egg-nog.

Sunday: More of the Christmas thing. Drink whiskey with the family.

 
Track 2: The non-Christmas Track

Friday: Breathe Carolina at Summit Music hall. Run across the street to Falling Rock between sets for beer and shots.

Saturday: Heebonism 2011 at City Hall. “Something old, Something Newish, Nothing Christmas, Because We’re Jewish”

Sunday: F@#K X-Mas Party with Ooh La La Burlesque and Mark StarKaraoke at Three Kings

 

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

 

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Friday, December 23rd

 
4th night of Hanukkah

 
Happy Holiday with Rumpkin!

5pm

Avery Brewing Company, 5763 Arapahoe Ave. Unit E, Boulder, CO, 80303

To our beer-loving supporters, thank you so much for a wonderful year! We will open the remaining Rumpkin we have on draft for 3 days straight, with special tappings on December 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, at 5pm each evening. If the family is getting restless, and you’re ready for an outing, please join us at the Avery Tap Room and share a drink!

 
Our Gift to the OUR Center

5pm – 9pm

Left Hand Brewing Company, 1265 Boston Avenue, Longmont, CO, 80501

On Friday, December 23rd from 5pm-9pm, the brewery will be hosting a festive, family-friendly evening, featuring a holiday sing along, locally crafted beers, and, most importantly, a toy drive for the OURCenter! Left Hand Brewing is offering one free pint of our year round local brews for everyone that brings in an unwrapped gift!

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Sushi and Sumarai

6pm – 9:30pm

Cook Street School of Culinary Arts

Sushi is all about fresh flavors, simple techniques and beautiful presentation. Paired with a selection of sushi friendly beers, you’ve got a true gourmet experience. The chefs at cook street will guide you through selecting the fish and ingredients, preparing perfect sushi rice and simple sushi rolls. The menu will change seasonally with respect to fish availability.

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12 Beers of Christmas

7pm – 9pm

Lucky Pie Pizza, 637 Front Street , Louisville, CO, 80027

Every day from Dec. 12th through the 24th, Lucky Pie will have a new delicious holiday beer to add to your holiday cheer! Many of these beers will be tapped by someone from their respective breweries, who, much like Santa, will come bearing swag!

Dec. 23 – Brewery Ommegang’s Adoration

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Avalanche vs. Lightning

7pm – 10pm

Pepsi Center

 
Breathe Carolina

7pm – 11pm

Summit Music Hall

 
Saxophone quartet playing jazz and Christmas songs

7pm – 9pm

Lone Tree Brewing Company

To add to your holiday fun, Friday night starting at 7pm we’ll behaving a saxophone quartet playing jazz and x-mas tunes. Join us!

 
Del the Funky Homosapien

10pm – 2am

Bluebird
 

Saturday, December 24th

 
5th night of Hanukkah

 
Christmas Eve

 
“Kick the Keg” Challenge

11am – 3pm

Trinity Brewing Co, 1466 Garden of the Gods

Nitro Cherry Awaken Stout Tapping! Last year we drained BOTH kegs in 36 minutes…This year we will be pre-selling beer tickets so everyone will get a chance to try this super special brew! Come inat 11 AM to purchase your ticket…the beer will be tapped at NOON!

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Broncos @ Bills

11am – 2pm

Televised on CBS

 
Saturday Special Tapping Series: 4 Calling Birds

11am – 4pm

Freshcraft, 1530 Blake Street, Denver, CO, 80202

Freshcraft will be tapping two of the best and most sought after Christmas themed beers around – 4 Calling Birds from The Bruery and Santa’s Little Helper from Port Brewing Company. We will be doing lastcall on 12/24 at 4:00 pm so that our team can spend some holiday time with their families, so get down here early if you can.

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12 Beers of Christmas

7pm – 9pm

Lucky Pie Pizza, 637 Front Street , Louisville, CO, 80027

Every day from Dec. 12th through the 24th, Lucky Pie will have a new delicious holiday beer to add to your holiday cheer! Many of these beers will be tapped by someone from their respective breweries, who, much like Santa, will come bearing swag!

Dec. 24 – Rouge’s Santa’s Private Reserve

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Heebonism 2011

8:30pm – 12am

City Hall, 1144 Broadway

Something old, Something Newish
Nothing Christmas, Because We’re Jewish

Chinese food and a movie.

That’s the general plan Christmas Eve for those who don’t celebrate Christmas. Check out this alternative.

OLD:Vintage video games brought to you by The 1Up!
NEW: Best. Venue. Ever.You wanted more room to roam, and we delivered.
OLD: Same low coverbrings you the return of the Social Lubrication Hour of Power, this year from Cerén Vodka
NEW: More fun, more entertainment, more stuff todo.

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Sunday, Decdember 25th

 
Christmas
 
6th night of Hanukkah

 
6th Annual F@#K X-Mas Party with Ooh La La Burlesque and Mark StarKaraoke

9pm – 2am

Three Kings

Burlesque, karaoke.. ya. This will be a party.

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Did we miss anything? Let us know about your event. If it’s got booze, and it’s in Denver, we want it!

Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, and Happy Booze, Denver!

About PJ Hoberman


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

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