Weekend off the Wagon – November 1-3

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Halloween may be over, but the Day of the Dead is always celebrated on Nov. 1, so make your sugar skulls and save your costumes–there’s still plenty of reason to find something to do this weekend.

The weekend after Halloween is when all the adults actually go out, anyways, right?

Also, don’t forget it’s the All-Colorado Beer Festival Saturday in Colorado Springs. It’s your chance to either re-live GABF or to make up for missing out, Colorado-style.

Cheers, and have a safe weekend!

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Friday, November 1

‘Dia de los Muertos’ at Kachina 

Kachina Southwestern Grill, Westminster | 5-10 p.m.

The day after Halloween, Friday, November 1, Kachina Southwestern Grill invites guests to come celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a traditional Day of the Dead celebration. The food and beverage specials include symbolic holiday dishes on the restaurant’s “Chef & Butcher” menu, as well as $20 pitchers of Arta Tequila margaritas, including Pork Tamales with morita salsa, cotija cheese, and pico de gallo; Candied Pumpkin with caramelized pumpkin seeds; and Pan De Muerto with vanilla ice cream. The festivities also include sugar skull decorating, with icing and bright foils, and traditional face painting.

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Hallowcreep VII

The Corner Office, Denver | 7-2 a.m.

The Corner Office is holding a Day of the Dead party and you’re all invited. The event is free and you must by 21 or older to attend. Entertainment for the evening will feature music from Greenie of The Elements, Scott PAradis of Norad, Brad Adamson of Bass Welfare and Paul Ehler of Animal Kingdom.

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Saturday, November 2

Grist Brewery Grand Opening 

Grist Brewing Company, Highlands Ranch | Noon

Grist is the first craft brewery to open in Highlands Ranch and aims to be a favored destination for beer enthusiasts all over the Front Range. Grist Brewing Company will have 6 beers available on tap. We will be serving our Kolsch, India Pale Ale, Hefeweizen, Brown, Stout, and Belgian Ales. Taster sizes (4oz), pints (16oz), and growlers (64oz) will be available for purchase as well as Grist Brewing Company’s branded merchandise.

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All Colorado Beer Festival 

Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, Colorado Springs | Session 1: 1-4:30 p.m., Session 2: 630-10 p.m.

Missed out on GABF this year? Here’s your chance to almost re-live it by sampling a host of amazing Colorado-brewed beers at this festival. VIP tickets are sold out, but there are still time to get your general admission tickets!

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Sunday, November 3

Hangover Games

McNichols Building, Denver 11-5 p.m.

This Sunday ‘Funday’ will be filled with good eats, bloody mary’s, red beers, games, gadgets and more! This cross between the Hunger Games and The Hangover is designed for the old school gamer in you with classics like Sorry, CLUE, Life, Boggle, Trouble, Yahtzee, Mousetrap and so much more!

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Future Events

  • November 9 – 2nd Annual Boulder IPA Fest (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)

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About Jasmin Hudacsek

Editor for Denver off the Wagon and avid black coffee drinker.