Weekend off the Wagon – Feeling fancy or outrageous this weekend?

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Friday, August 22

High Plains Comedy Festival
Various Locations in Denver

Ready for a good laugh? The second annual High Plains Comedy Festival started Thursday and continues until Saturday night. Scope out some awesome and intimate acts at venues like TRVE BrewingHi-Dive3 Kings Tavern and the McNichols BuildingWeekend passes are still available, as well as Saturday All Day passes. Go spill your drink from laughing too hard this weekend. It’s alright, you won’t be the only one.

Saturday, August 23

Ink Lounge, 29 S. Fox St.

ARTCRANK is heading to Denver this weekend and is hosting their Poster Party For Bike People at Ink Lounge! The show will feature handmade, bike-inspired posters created by Denver and Boulder artists. Limited edition, signed and numbered copies of all posters will be available for $50 each. They’ll be serving beer by Colorado’s own Oskar Blues Brewery in handsome pints, with proceeds benefitting CAN’d Aid Foundation and its grants to fund new ideas in outdoor recreation, art, and music. The event will last from 4-10 p.m. and admission is free! ARTCRANK is also working with their friends at ShinolaTimbuk2Neenah Paper and Clif Bar to deliver an evening of biketastic good times you won’t soon forget.

Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival
Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd, Broomfield

Like the finer things in life? Then the Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival is right up your alley. The festival attracts consumers that are geared toward premium high-end product–including premium cigars, hand-crafted brews, unique wine and spirits, fine automobiles and excellent food. Event Attendees have the chance to mingle with the most prominent cigar manufacturers and celebrities from around the world. All attendees purchasing a cigar ticket will be provided with an official festival bag containing over 20 premium cigars samples, cutter, lighter, festival glass, t-shirt, drink tickets and much more. Each attendee is provided with a free meal, too! Get your tickets now!

Sunday, August 24

Tails and Ales
Station 26 Brewing Co., 7045 E. 38th Ave.

Have a furry, four-footed friend and like craft beer? Then the second annual Tails and Ales should be a tail-wag of a good time! Join MaxFund, Denver’s no-kill animal shelter, and the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls at Station 26 Brewing Co. for a charity dog wash and special tapping of an exclusive Tails and Ales brew! From 11-4 p.m., enjoy games, food trucks, music and some fine beer. All proceeds from the event will be donated to MaxFund.

Tequila Ocho and Pierde Almas Mezcal Dinner
Comida at The Source, 3350 Brighton Blvd Suite 105

Comida at The Source is hosting a five course meal featuring out-of-this-world cocktails starting at 6 p.m.! If you haven’t enjoyed the smoky taste of mezcal yet, now is your chance! Reservations are strongly encouraged. Tickets are $65 plus tax and gratuity. Call Comida and save your seat now!

Can Can Girls Hop Pickin’ Party
Oskar Blues Hops & Heifers Farm, 1800 Pike Rd., Longmont

Join craft beer-lovin’ ladies from the Can Can Girls, Left Hand Brewery’s Ales 4 Females, Avery’s Sisterhood of the Hops and Highland Tap & Burger’s Crafty Ladies for an afternoon of hop pickin’ at the Oskar Blues Hops & Heifers FarmTickets include lunch, a variety each groups’ favorite hoppy beers, and transportation. The Oskar Blues trolley will be picking up and dropping off in Denver, Boulder & Longmont. Find out how to hitch a ride and grab your tickets here! Also, it’s ladies only. Sorry (not sorry), dudes!

bRUNch @ Central
Central Bistro and Bar, 691 Central St.

What is the best thing to eat after you go for a run along the creek? Central Bistro and Bar has a few great options. Join bRUNch for brunch at Central. Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m. with runners leaving at 9:30. Routes: 5K10K.

Future Events

  • August 25 – Former Future Black Project Spontaneous Ales #1 Release Party (Tickets)
  • September 6 – Tour de Fat Denver (Tickets)
  • September 28 – The bRUNch Run 5k (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.