Weekend off the Wagon: Oct. 17th – Oct. 19th (2014)

Big City Quad Release (Photo: River North)

Big City Quad Release (Photo: River North)

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Friday, October 17

Pours for Paws Fundraising Event

Grist Brewing Co., 9150 E. Commerce Center Circle #300, Highlands Ranch

Grist Brewing will be hosting “Pours for Paws” in the tap room with their friends at New Day Animal Allies! Enjoy craftbeer tastings, great local food & a silent auction including a chance to win a keg of Grist’s beer, all for a great cause. Purchase your tickets here.

Saturday, October 18

 A Taste of South America

Center for the Arts Evergreen, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., enjoy the lure of the Latin wines from the Southern Hemisphere, where great flavor is abound! Led by Ashley Hausman Vaughters, a professional sommelier, there will be prepared study guides, for each individual, that leads guests through a selection of South American wines. Center for the Arts Evergreen members can enjoy a $10 discount on tickets; general admission tickets go for $60. 

Big City Quad Bottle/Draft Release Party

River North Brewery, 2401 Blake St #1

In continuation of its awesome cocktail barrel-aged beer series, River North Brewery is releasing their 13.7 percent Manhattan-aged Belgian-style Quadrupel, Big City Quad. Both draft pours and bombers-to-go will be available at the release party. River North bottled 150 cases of Big City Quad, which will cost $15 with a limit of three. More bottles will ship to stores in Colorado and Kansas City in the weeks following the release.

High Hops Brewery Beer Brunch

Moot House, 2626 S College Ave, Fort Collins

Start your Saturday off with a breakfast inspired beer cocktail, followed by five brunch styled courses each paired with select brews. All beer brunches start at 10:30 a.m. Menus are subject to change. Unfortunately, ticket sales have ended already, but expect Moot House to do something next month, too!

Sunday, October 19

The Grand Coffee Bazaar

Our Mutual Friend Brewery, 2810 Larimer St.

The Grand Coffee Bazaar is a first-of-its-kind curated coffee event and festival. Roasters, importers and brewers will be united to dive into Colorado coffee culture and showcase the very best our Denver craft coffee community has to offer. Located at the parking lot of Our Mutual Friend Brewing, the Grand Coffee Bazaar will feature tastings from many Colorado coffee roasters, multiple breakfast-focused food trucks, morning libations, a specialty coffee bar and gourmet soft serve ice cream. A ticket will include tokens for brunch, a specialty coffee drink, coffee sampling and, of course, a morning libation. Mile High Business Alliance will also release their Coffee Guide at this event.


Future Events

  • October 20 – Thriller Night (Tickets)
  • October 23 – Hoofin It: Uptown Edition (Tickets)
  • October 25 – Pumpkin Beer Fest (Info)
  • October 30 – Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia (Tickets)
  • November 1 – Till Death Do Us Part-y (Info)
  • November 1 – Dia de los Muertos Calavera Ball ¡Viva la Muerte! (Tickets)
  • November 15 – NitroFest (Tickets)
  • November 16 – Denver Bacon and Beer Festival (Tickets)
  • November 20 – Warren Miller’s No Turning Back (Tickets)
  • December 13 – Denver Beer Festivus (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.