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An Evening with Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

303-623-0106
The stars of the Emmy-nominated improvisational comedy show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, have teamed up to present this uproarious night of live comedy. Using their quick wit, Mochrie and Sherwood take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes. Throughout the evening, the show becomes truly interactive as the jokers call audience…

Drums of the World

303-623-7876
March to the beat of the Colorado Symphony’s drums at this family-friendly concert. Rhythm-happy percussionists will show off their skills on the marimba, bongos, bass drums, woodblocks, and dozens of other international instruments. Arrive an hour early for some pre-concert activities including an instrument petting zoo and a composition station.

Denver Christkindl Market

303-837-1146
Gluehwein and lebkuchen (mulled wine and biscuits for us Americans) abound at the local German Christmas market. Besides the vino, gingerbread, and other authentic German food like bratwurst and baked apples, market goers can enjoy traditional live music from local bands such as Rick Borger & The Average German Band. And of course, guests can…

Tori Amos

303-623-0106
Tori Amos’ newest music caters not only to the piano and alternative rock fans, but also the socially aware and active. Inspired by the tense energy and mixed emotions following last year’s presidential election—as well as the heartbreak she felt after her mother’s recent stroke—the classically trained singer and pianist addresses trauma both personal and…

Urban Holiday Market

720-272-7467
Eager holiday shoppers will love how early they can check all the locally made gifts off their shopping lists at this early-season market. More than 70 vendors will sell their handcrafted wares, including Mohagen Woods, Darilyn Designs, and Spur Ranch Jewelry. Live entertainment from Fort Collins-based rock band the Symbols will also accompany the present…

Behind the Curtain

303-778-1500
Go behind the scenes as theater pros teach you how to apply stage makeup, make wigs, and throw a believable (but fake) punch during stage combat. Each 10- to 12-minute workshop offers an explanation on a different trade secret. Participants will also snag an exclusive look at the backstage happenings of Opera Colorado’s current production,…

National Oyster Day

303-292-5767
If you’re a fan of Jax Fish Houses’ sustainable seafood approach, here’s another reason to love them. On National Oyster Day, Jax is shucking free oysters for the first 100 customers at the Denver, Glendale, Boulder, and Fort Collins locations. Guests will receive six free Emersum oysters on the half shell, along with a mignonette…

Denver Burger Battle

The heat is on between 16 Denver restaurants seeking the title of Best Burger in Colorado. At the competition’s new spacious outdoor digs, try mouthwatering burgers such as Cherry Cricket’s “Fire Burger,” a homage to the firefighters who rescued the restaurant from being burned down. Cast your vote for People’s Choice, or watch judges Josh…

2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

720-258-3000
Soccer lovers rejoice—Denver has been chosen as one of 13 cities to host international teams in a one-night double-header event. Held biennially, the Gold Cup features North American, Central American, and Caribbean teams that travel to venues across the United States in search of the prestigious Gold Cup title. FIFA and Gold Cup Group C…

Buck Beer Bash

720-458-5885
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…

STK

720-597-8010
This sleek downtown steak house caters to high-end tastes. Indulge in selections from the raw bar, or opt for a foie gras-topped, dry-aged porterhouse steak with sides like Parmesan truffle fries and charred cauliflower.

The Pig & the Sprout

720-535-9719
Tucked behind Union Station, this dichotomous eatery offers something for everyone. Order the sliced brisket with grilled scallions from the Pig side of the menu, or opt for lighter fare, such as a fresh crudité platter, from the Sprout side.

Thrive360 Eatery

720-407-6965
Grab a quick, healthy breakfast or lunch at this fast-casual spot, the sister restaurant to the Protein Bar. We recommend the Asian-inspired Jenny's Noodle Bowl.

Will Call

720-484-6428
This neighborhood pub features a menu of bar bites, salads, burgers, and Venezuelan arepas. Try the RiNo arepa filled with black bean paste, grilled onions, shishito peppers, and pork with mango habanero sauce.

Nectar House

908-619-0746
Raw smoothies and fresh eats are served at this extension of Kindness Yoga. Sip kombucha on tap and indulge in a vegan falafel wrap followed by raw cheesecake with coconut whipped cream.

Chile Verde

720-287-2296
This restaurant is modest in appearance, but its plates of traditional Mexican cuisine burst with color. Go for the poblano crepes and classic desserts like tres leches cake.

Interstate Kitchen & Bar

720-479-8829
This urban roadhouse features familiar American grub with a few twists. Enjoy comfort food favorites like deviled eggs and chicken fried chicken. The full bar boasts more than 150 types of American whiskey, bourbon, and rye.

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