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Events > Friday, April 28, 2017

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Buck Beer Bash

153 years ago, buck beers (slightly more alcoholic versions of a German-style bock beer) were so popular that Colorado breweries celebrated them at a festival every spring. This year, Tivoli Brewing Co. and 14 other local breweries will host a new event to resurrect the tradition. Taste suds such as the Maiden's Kiss Maibock from Loveland's Grimm Brothers Brewhouse and a Doppelbock from Einstok…

Pancakes and Booze

Art lovers, musicians, and pancake enthusiasts alike are welcome at this upbeat show. Work from more than 75 local emerging artists—including Ash Sivils and Mikala M. Ford—will be on display, and visitors can snack on flapjacks and local craft brews while they browse the gallery. Afterward, jam to tunes spun by Denver DJs Drumsum and Konflict and check…

Governor’s Art Show

At the largest juried art show in the state, 56 Coloradans will display their work. At the opening reception, gallery-goers can meet several of the local creatives and browse the varied collection of art, which includes abstract painting, sculptures, and photography. Check out bronze sculptures by local legacies George and Mark Lundeen while savoring artisanal cheese plates…

Colorado Chamber Players with Harpist Emily Levin

Dallas Symphony member Emily Levin is currently the youngest principal harpist of a major American orchestra. She joins the Colorado Chamber Players in an enchanting performance entitled Pure Serenity. Featured works include Mikhail Glinka’s “The Lark,” from his melancholy but beautiful composition Farewell to St. Petersburg and “Trio for Flute, Viola, and Harp” from French…

Microbreweries for the Environment

Sip a craft beer in support of the planet at this rocking jamboree. You’ll enjoy live music from Americana string bands the Brothers Comatose, Chain Station, and the Drunken Hearts, plus drinks from 15 local breweries including 4 Noses Brewing Company, Boulder Beer, and Left Hand Brewing Company. Proceeds benefit various local organizations that safeguard…