Weekend off the Wagon – Don’t labor on Labor Day weekend

Photo credit: The Big Wonderful's Facebook page

Photo credit: The Big Wonderful’s Facebook page

Friday Saturday Sunday
High: 80˚
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Isolated T-Storms
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Friday, August 29

She Devils/Babes in Bikeland Auction, Raffle & Fundraiser
Denver Bicycle Cafe, 1308 E 17th Ave.Come out to help the Denver She Devils get to Minneapolis for the largest all women’s/trans/femme race, Babes in Bikeland, in the nation! Proceeds from this event will also go toward classes, open shop nights and more to help get women more involved in the biking community here in Denver. Starting at 7 p.m, the She Devils will be auctioning and raffling off items from their incredible sponsors including: Timbuktu, Renegade, Polar Bottle, Primal, Prost, Denver Bicycle Cafe, CoCo Bikes and many more!Denver’s Last Call Lots
LoDo/DowntownHeaded to have some drinks this weekend for the Labor Day weekend? Increased DUI enforcement is on, so don’t even take the chance! Park and let CDOT take you home and back to your car the next morning. Here’s how it works: 1 – Park for FREE overnight in a secure LoDo parking lot 2 – Receive a Lyft voucher to get home and then back to the parking lot the next morning by 10 a.m. 3 – Receive a discounted brunch on Saturday at Hi*Rise or The Lobby 4 – Have a great night out and avoid a DUI by joining in Last Call Lots! Arrive anytime after 6 p.m.–30 parking spots are available, and it’s first come, first served. Your car will be locked up and protected by security guards until the next morning. Pick up your car no later than 10 a.m. So forget your ride, never risk a DUI and go chase the night of your life!

Saturday, August 30

Passport Closing Party
The Big Wonderful, 26th & Lawrence (RiNo)

It’s already almost Labor Day, and that means you Denver/Fort Collins/Boulder/Brooklyn Passport holders must reach those last few places you’ve been dying to get a stamp at before it’s too late. No matter how far you got on your 2014 Passport Program journey, come and enjoy the Closing Party at the Big Wonderful anyway! Get a free beer after RSVPing and get entered to win a bunch of cool prizes for every five stamps you collected. Fun starts at 2 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Brew Run
Blue Spruce Brewing, Unit G, 4151 E County Line Rd, Centennial

Rocky Mountain Brew Runs brings together what runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes, ages and levels love: beer and running! Join them at Blue Spruce Brewing in Centennial for a 5k fun run, free brew, swag and of course their famous “Beer Olympics games” and after party!” Use their code 5OFF to get $5 off of registration, too!

Bottomless Brunch @ La Biblioteca 
La Biblioteca de Tequila, 1610 Little Raven St. #200

Brunchers take heed–La Biblioteca is hosting a bottomless brunch Saturday and Sunday for $35 per person. That’s a steal! The deal includes bottomless small plates and a bloody mary (or maria) bar, traditional morning cocktails and margaritas made from their house-infused tequilas. Check out the rest of the menu, too! Bottomless brunch must be enjoyed by your whole table in order to get said bottomless brunch. And, please, don’t be like these people.

Freshcraft 4th Birthday Celebration
Freshcraft, 1530 Blake St

Stop in to Freshcraft for its fourth Birthday celebration starting at 11 a.m.! With the kitchen cooking up some amazing BBQ and some special beers on draft, this day will sure be rockin’. On tap will be: Dry Dock Brewing Company Sour Apricot Blonde Stone Brewing 18th Anniversary, The Bruery Sucré (sixth anniversary), Avery Brewing Company Double Dry-Hopped Twenty-One, Grimm Brothers Fourth Anniversary, Upslope Brewing Company Barrel Aged Brown and many more!

Pints in the Park
New Louisville Community Park, 955 Bella Vista Drive, Louisville

For $25 ($30 at the door), enjoy samples from sixteen local breweries at the New Louisville Community Park for Pints in the Park. And you do indeed get to keep your souvenir pint glass.

Sunday, August 31

Cuban-Style Pig Roast
Atticus, 1115 E. Evans Ave.

Atticus will be throwing a Cuban-style pig roast served family style. The 70 pound Colorado pig will roast for three days and will be served alongside all the fixings, plus a host of traditional Cuban side dishes.

Future Events

  • September 6 – Tour de Fat Denver (Tickets)
  • September 7 – Westword DISH (Tickets)
  • September 13 – VIVA LYONS (Info)
  • September 14 – Rocky Mountain Brew Run BRU edition (Tickets)
  • September 19 – Denver Flea (RSVP for a free beer or coffee!)
  • September 27 – Falling Rock Fresh Hop Festival (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.