The holiday season is in full swing, and as you hurry to buy those last few gifts, also try and set aside some time for yourself. The Mile High is at no loss for things to do this week, including yoga at the Infinite Monkey Thereom, 12 Days of Giving at Ratio and much more to unwind with.
Monday, December 12
EDGE kicks off The Great Gift Card Hunt
When: Monday, December 12
Where: Downtown Denver
The Lowdown: Put on your winter gear and get ready for a winter scavenger hunt. EDGE Steakhouse will hide three gift cards throughout downtown Denver that can be redeemed for a free dinner for two. Follow Four Seasons Hotel and EDGE Steakhouse on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for daily clues to find your free dinner for two.
Drink beer with Ratio Beerworks and give back to the community
When: Monday, December 12
Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver
The Lowdown: Drink beer and give back to the community with the 12 Days of Giving fundraiser that Ratio Beerworks kicked off earlier this month. $1 of every beer purchased this Monday will be donated to the local nonprofit Brent’s Place, which specializes in providing safe and clean housing for children with cancer and their families. We hope you’re in a thirsty, giving mood — the brewery will donate proceeds to a different Colorado charity each day of the fundraiser.
Tuesday, December 13
Silent Disco Meets Yoga and Wine
When: Tuesday, December 13, 7-8 p.m.
Where: Viewhouse Ballpark, 2015 N Market St., Denver
Cost: $5 per can of wine
The Lowdown: Take a night to put your mind and body at ease with a CorePower Yoga class complementary of Infinite Monkey theorem. Go Flow Silent Disco Yoga will feature music by DJillE accompanied by LED light visuals and dozens of glowing headphones. Canned wine will be paired with a special food menu to complete this futuristic zen experience.
Wednesday, December 14
Sugarmill Rolls out the Charcuterie
When: Wednesday, December 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.
Where: Sugarmill, 2461 Larimer St #101, Denver
Cost: $38 per person / $53 Per person with bottomless bubbles
The Lowdown: There can’t be more suitable seasonal combo than wine and cheese — especially when the temperatures begin to drop below freezing. Executive Chef Ryan Witcher of Sugarmill is putting together a thoughtful selection of cheeses, chocolates, fruit and charcuterie for your enjoyment in celebration of the season. In addition to food and drink, the restaurant will host live entertainment from Eric David Castillo. Seating is limited, so make sure to book a reservation today.
Thursday, December 15
12 Days of Christmas with Rein Haus
When: Thursday, December 15
Where: Rein Haus, 1415 Market St., Denver
Cost: Half off bottles of wine
The Lowdown: Enjoy half off of any bottled wine selection on Thursday at Rein Haus as part of the restaurant’s 12 days of Christmas celebration. Pop the cork and pair with some of your favorite authentic German food. Stay tuned — the restaurant will be hosting new specials for each of the 12 days leading up to Christmas.
Friday, December 16
Break out the ugly Sweater at Govnr’s Park Tavern
When: 7 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Where: Govnr’s Park Tavern, 672 Logan St., Denver
The Lowdown: They are ugly, itchy and probably haven’t been worn in years. ‘Tis the season for the ugly sweaters, but whose is the ugliest? Govnr’s Park Tavern will begin judging the crowd at 7 p.m. to determine the ugliest, most obnoxious sweaters Denver has to show.
Saturday, December 17
Oskar Blues to release extremely limited edition brews
When: Saturday, December 17, 12 p.m.
Where: The Tasty Weasel, 1800 Pike Rd., Longmont
Cost: $12.50 per 19.2-ounce can / $8 for a 10-ounce pour
The Lowdown: Oskar Blues is releasing limited edition versions of their cult classic beers, Death by Coconut and Ten FIDY. The brews have been aged in rum barrels to give a sweet and distinct tropical twist. The brewery is expecting to sell out of its limited supply, and will be issuing wristbands as placeholders to event goers upon entry. So, make sure to show up on time to get your hands on these limited-edition Oskar Blues brews.
Taproom turns yoga studio at Infinite Monkey Theorem
When: Saturday, December 17, 12-2 p.m
Where: The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St., Denver
The Lowdown: Infinite Monkey Theorem will transform its cozy taproom into a yoga studio for an evening of vibrant, mindful enjoyment. White Lotus Therapeutic Yoga Session will be complementary with option to imbibe — $5 mimosas and wine on tap.
Sunday, December 18
Santa’s Silent Auction at Hard Rock Cafe
When: Sunday, December 18, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe, 500 16th St. Ste 120, Denver
Cost: $15.95 per adult
The Lowdown: Hard Rock Cafe will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast with Santa, as well as a silent auction. Auctioned items will benefit Make-a-wish Colorado, Ronald McDonald House and Hard Rock Heals Foundation. Amongst the items being auctioned off will be a Super Bowl 50 game ball autographed by MVP Von Miller.
Mark Your Calendars
The Bubble Universe Release Dinner
When: Tuesday, December 20
Where: The Wolf Bar at Avanti Food & Beverage, 3200 Pecos St., Denver
Cost: $65 per person or $100 per couple
Christmas Carols with Christmas Dinner
When: Sunday, December 25
Where: Range and Teller Bar at the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center, 918 17th St., Denver
Cost: $56 per Person