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QuickFish Poke Bar

This poke joint situated inside Avanti F&B offers 100 percent sustainable fish. Try out one of the six signature bowls or build-your-own-bowl by choosing from the long list of bases, fish, and add-ins.


This throwback show spoofs the classic disaster films from the ’70s. To wit: New York’s hottest A-listers line up for the opening of a floating casino and disco club, but they’re dissuaded by an earthquake, a tidal wave, and a killer bee attack—all set to memorable ’70s tunes such as “I Will Survive” by Gloria…

Bright and Lively, Made in America

The color and humor pottery-focused exhibition may be just the pick-me-up you need on a dreary November day. Some pieces have zany designs made with bright reds, yellows and blues while others are more humorous than colorful—one particular piece looks like a potato but with curious blue eyes staring back at you. Some of the…

Autumn Entertaining with Style

Just because you’re hosting the dinner party doesn’t mean you have to do all the cooking. Stir Cooking School chef-manager Ryan Schaefer, will teach you how to make a delicious five-course meal—featuring decadent dishes such as Yuko gold and turnip gratin with gruyere cheese, roasted pork tenderloin with bourbon apple chutney, and a chocolate cherry…

Poke x Beer x Yoga

This Sunday just got better with instructional yoga, a free brew, and poke bowls made with sustainable and fresh ingredients. Bring your mat to Hogshead Brewery for a relaxing yoga session and receive a complimentary pint of a fruity Finley's Farmhouse Saison or Etta's hopped grapefruit ale. Pair it with a bite to eat from…
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Sesh Fest

Day drinking is great and all, but 8 p.m. hangovers? Not so much. Mitigate that problem (somewhat) with this fête dedicated to the low-ABV world of session beers. The day's roster features sessions from 51 mostly local breweries, including Odell's Easy Street and 14er's Key Lime Cream Ale. When you're not pounding back—er, politely sipping—easy-to-drink…

Bremen’s Wine & Tap

This chic, spacious spot features more than 30 rotating wines (with eight on tap) and a killer happy hour. Order the prime rib sandwich, piled high with Gruyère, horseradish crème fraîche, and arugula.

Prosper Oats (Highland)

This daytime cafe specializes in Instagram-worthy breakfast bowls and fresh juices and smoothies. Try the PB & B, made with peanut butter, banana, sunflower seeds, and agave nectar. Also, try the Broomfield location.

Señor Bear

The latest from the team behind Bar Dough, this spot draws from the vibrant cuisines of Latin and South America. Expect upscale plates such as hamachi tiradito and a hoja santa tostada with shrimp escabeche.

Mile High Magicians Close-Up Show

Your mini Houdini will be dazzled at this mystifying performance featuring local magicians. At the show, sleight-of-hand artist Gene Gordon and mind reader William Rader (along with four others) will dazzle youngsters in an intimate setting. Because the audience is divided into rooms of about 30 people, little magic enthusiasts will have the chance to see card and coin tricks up close. Proceeds benefit the Mile High Magicians Society,…

Shop Buru Pop-Up

Even though Mother’s Day was last month, moms and mamas-to-be can still treat themselves at this pop-up shop party. Browse a collection of stylish maternity clothes from Kentucky-based Shop Buru, then get a trendy manicure from the professionals at Base Coat Nail Salon or a henna tattoo from Henna Luna. Tarot readings by Rory Lula of the…

The Pressed Conference

There's no better way to celebrate Colorado Cider Week than with a festival dedicated to Centennial State (and other Mountain West) cider makers. Dozens of vendors—including Denver's Colorado Cider Company and C Squared Ciders as well as Grand Mesa's Snow Capped Cider—will share refreshing apple-flavored bevvies for you to taste. After sampling a few crisp drinks, relax in a…

The Denver Nickel & Dime Animation Extravaganza

At this festival dedicated to cartoon cinema, attendees can view 30 animated short flicks shot around the world—from Germany to Israel to our own Centennial State. The evening will feature appearances from noted animators such as Bill Plympton of Guard Dog fame and Debra Solomon from Lizzie McGuire. Proceeds benefit the domestic violence victims charity…

Sara-Lou Klein

This Denver mixed media artist will display a collection of two-inch-by-three-inch pieces at her whimsical exhibition. In colored pencil drawings, watercolors on paper or wood, and acrylic canvas paintings, Klein creates imaginary worlds featuring silly scenarios, such as an owl wearing red high heels and tube socks watering a plant.

Highlands Street Fair

Kick off the summer season at a block party in one of Denver’s hippest neighborhoods. Browse booths manned by local vendors (including Dragonfly Apparel and Crow Jane Jewelry), watch a bike parade, and grab a cocktail made by Backyard Soda Co. Plus, the three music stages allow you to headbang to shows by local bands,…
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Titanic First Class Dinner

The Titanic might have met its fate at the bottom of the ocean 105 years ago, but you can still experience its culinary delights at this lavish meal. Inside a Victorian mansion, executive chef Herb Kettelson will prepare an authentic 11-course recreation of the meal that was served in first class on the final evening of…

Williams & Graham

Disguised as a book store, Sean Kenyon's Denver speakeasy is one of the city's best cocktail destinations. Sip a seasonal cocktail such as the "Caught in the Rain (coconut-infused Bols Genever, pineapple juice, orange flower water, egg white) and nosh on small plates such as roasted bone marrow with bacon jam.

Chow Morso

A more casual offshoot of Denver's popular Barolo Grill, Chow Morso serves Italian street food and fresh pastas. Dig into the fritto misto and beef agnolotti with sage brown butter. Finish with the house-made pistachio gelato.

Spatola Italian Restaurant

The owner of Dolce Sicilia brings his authentic Italian cuisine to Highland. Start with the crispy arancini (fried risotto balls stuffed with cheese) and don't miss the pasta carbonara.

Ste. Ellie

Head to this chic subterranean bar beneath Colt & Gray for expertly crafted cocktails and inventive bar snacks.

Stones on 32nd

This casual restaurant offers a lively, friendly atmosphere for comforting fare. Try the poblano chicken pot pie with caramelized onions and au jus in a puff pastry crust.

Bamboo Sushi

You'll find this Portland-born sushi spot (the world's first certified sustainable sushi restaurant) located inside Avanti. Feel good about each bite of nigiri, sashimi, or roll you take. To start, we recommend the Japanese blanched spinach salad with sesame-soy dressing.

Sera’s Ramen Enclave

Owner Sera Nguyen takes diners on tour of Asian flavors with her unique ramen bowls. We recommend the chilled ramen (served with Korean chile paste) and the fresh-squeezed sugarcane juice to drink.
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Sushi Ronin

Sushi Ronin's casual and comfortable vibe complements the traditional, omakase-style Japanese cuisine. For the full experience, opt for chef Corey Baker's seven-course tasting menu.

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