Weekend off the Wagon – January 3-5

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Have you resolved to only drink on weekends this year? Good! You have no reason to feel guilty about this weekend, then!

Like good art, music and tunes? Then don’t forget that today is January’s First Friday with all of Denver’s art districts sure to celebrate to the fullest!

Resolve to drink only the finest brews and craft cocktails this year. We’ll help you to do just that.

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Friday, January 3

Luxe de Vil Salon’s 5 Year Anniversary

Luxe de Vil Salon, Denver | 7 p.m.

As part of Santa Fe’s First Friday, Luxe de Vil Salon is celebrating their fifth anniversary and everyone is invited! Admission is free (and so is the food and drink). Don’t feel pressured to donate, but if you find a piece of artwork you love, definitely snag that up! Nothing beats locally-made art and knowing you helped support it!

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Colorado (but mostly for Breckenridge folks) | 7-8 p.m. MST

Have a Twitter account? Want to meet some local friends who love good food, beer and mountain living as much as you do? Well join in on the conversation starting at 7 p.m. tonight with a blurb about your favorite beer and include the hashtag #GL7Chat to be included in the conversation. Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it!

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Saturday, January 4


Failed Resolutions Tap Takeover

Right Coast Pizza, Wheat Ridge | 6 p.m.

Already fell off the wagon with your New Year’s resolutions, huh? That’s okay, you’re not the only one! Go drink it off with the folks at Right Coast and enjoy a delicious Ska brew. There’s always next year!

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Mystery Beer Release

Copper Kettle Brewing Co., Denver 5 p.m.

A Copper Kettle Tradition to start the year off with a “Mystery Beer”, in which only the brewers know what it is! Previous Years: 2012 – Black Belgian Quad, 2013 – Juniper Berry Golden Strong. Come try your luck!

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Mile High Soul Club

Beauty Bar, Denver | 9-2 a.m.

DJs Tyler Jacobson, DJ Dogboy and Steve Cervantes always throw one of the best nights in Denver at Mile High Soul Club, but tonight is extra special: The club night will host its first musical guest, R&B sensation Nikki Hill, with her very first Denver performance.

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Free Beer Saturday (and $2 tacos)

Boulder Beer Co., Boulder | Noon-1:30 p.m.

In celebration of the new year, Boulder Beer has your first beer on them when you come in on Saturday between noon and 1:30 p.m. Go get some Mojo Risin’ and $2 tacos!

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Sunday, January 5


Mama Kat Celebration

Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, Denver | 5 p.m.

Denver jazz and blues radio icon Justina “Mama Kat” Curlee will be the focus of a special evening of music to honor her service to the Denver music community and status as the oldest on-air female radio host in the U.S. The Erica Brown Band, Lionel Young and more will provide the tunes for the benefit for the Colorado Blues Society’s Blues in the Schools program.

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Future Events

  • January 9 – Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywine Festival (Tickets)
  • February 1 – Sour Beer Symposium (Tickets)

Did we miss something? Want your event on next week’s Weekend off the Wagon? Email us.


About Jasmin Hudacsek

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