It’s the weekend before Halloween, so we all know that’s the best excuse to get dressed up in our best Walter White costume and hit our favorite bars & breweries!
We rounded up some spooky (and not so spooky) events for you to check out below.
If Halloween isn’t your thing, you should consider heading to Longmont for Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation‘s event to raise funds for their Colorado Flood Relief Fund. The CAN’d Aid Beer Festival won’t disappoint, and you’ll be donating to a great cause, too. What could be better?
Woodcut No. 7 Taproom Release Party
Odell Brewing Company, Fort Collins | Sat & Sun 3:30-5 p.m.
Odell is celebrating the release of Woodcut No. 7, a Russian imperial stout of awesome. Samples will be paired with cheese and chocolate from Whole Foods Market. Live music from Ginger Whale on Sunday.
Friday, October 25
Adult Daycare at The Lobby
The Lobby, Denver | 6-10 p.m.
Be a kid again at The Lobby, where up to 50 guests will be able to forget the adult worries, wear bibs and drink beer. The 2nd Adult Day Care event will place emphasis on a Halloween theme, encouraging costumes to be worn for the costume contest of course!
Saturday, October 26
Left Hand Halloween Costume Contest & After Hour Party
Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont | 9-11:30 p.m.
Left Hand Brewing is throwing one hell of a Halloween Party next Saturday night! Join them for a costume contest and an After Hour music event featuring the The Prairie Scholars and Butch Hancock!
Food & Wine: The Art of Pairing
A Bottled Affair, Denver | 3 p.m.
Join them for a unique tasting class led by wine writer and Certified Sommelier, Ashley Vaughters. In this class you will learn the basic principles of wine and food pairing and as well as discover why proper pairing can substantially enhance virtually any dish. Ashley will walk you through a few simple rules, dispel common myths about the dos and don’ts, and then lead you through a series of food and wine tasting exercises so that you can experience firsthand the art of food and wine pairing. Advance purchase required; seating is limited.
Get Your Ghoul on at Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social, Denver | 9 p.m.
Come dressed as your best Mad Men character or scariest ghoul and jam out to DJ Groove’s tunes!
Sunday, October 27
CAN’d Aid Beer Festival
Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids & Solids, Longmont | 12-5 p.m.
On October 27th, 16 breweries from the Front Range of Colorado are banding together to raise money for those affected by the destructive flooding that hit the area in September.
And live music by Colorado favorties– Felonium Smith, Rocktin Grove and Grant Farm.
$30 will get you 12 4oz. tasters of choice, a front row seat to all of the live music, and some munchies provided by Oskar Blues Homemade Liquids and Solids.100% of ticket sales to the event will be donated directly to the CAN’d Aid Colorado Flood Relief Fund.
Join in the flood relief efforts and try some damn good beers while you’re at it!
Marczyk After Hours: Beer & Cheese
Marczyk Fine Foods, Denver | 7:30 p.m.
True beer and cheese lovers unite at Marczyk’s for the beer & cheese series. Resident experts on All Things Beer & Cheese have put together some unique and delicious pairings and would love to tell you all about them.
- November 2 – Gist Brewing Grand Opening (More Info)
- November 10 – Bacon & Beer Festival (More Info)
- December 14 – Denver [only] Beer Festivus (More info)
- January 9 – Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywine Festival (Tickets)
Did we miss something? Want your event on next week’s Weekend off the Wagon? Email us.