The Mile High City is in for a busy week to wrap-up February. There will be wine, whisky and sake tastings everywhere along with two all you can eat feasts at Avanti and Rebel Restaurant, with much more to do. If you haven’t gotten your tickets for the Mile High Beer Festival yet, be sure to do so before it sells out. With all these great events in town, you’ll almost be guaranteed to have a great time this week.

Monday, February 26

Whisky Ambassador Program

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When: Monday, February 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Finn’s Manor — 2927 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $350

The Lowdown: Start your week off at Finn’s Manor for an educational course on everything you could possibly want to know about whisky. Covering nosing and tasting along with where and how it’s made, by the end of this course you will be a whisky pro. Get your tickets today.

Obscure Sojourns: China’s Craft Beer Industry

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When: Monday, February 26, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project — 925 W. 8th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Sean Guerrero, the owner of Jade Mountain Brewing Company, is heading to The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project this Monday to talk about the newest craze in the beer world, Chinese beer. This event is expected to fill up quickly so make your reservations today.

Tuesday, February 27

French Wine, Cognac & Cider Tasting

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When: Tuesday, February 27, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Where: Sie FilmCenter — 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: $40

The Lowdown: This Tuesday, to benefit the Colorado Symphony, Argonaut Wine and Liquors will be offering a wine, cognac and cider tasting from all of France’s winemaking regions. This event will cost $50 at the door so be sure to get your tickets beforehand.

Filipino Style Dinner Party

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When: Tuesday, February 27, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Rebel Restaurant — 3763 Wynkoop St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Get a taste of the Philippines at the Filipino Style Dinner Party this Tuesday. This will be a kamayan-style feast, which means no utensils, fingers only. Call and make your reservations today.

Cupcakes & Wine at Infinite Monkey Theorem

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When: Tuesday, February 27, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Infinite Monkey Theorem — 3200 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $20

The Lowdown: The Infinite Monkey Theorem is partnering with Good Sugar Baking to bring a wine and cupcake pairing to Denver’s favorite wine bar. Twenty dollars will get you three pairings, a percentage of which goes to the National Park Foundation. Get there early and get your sweets.

Holidaily Gluten Free Beer Dinner

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When: Tuesday, February 27, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Denver Deep Dish LoHI — 1200 W. 38th Ave., Denver

Cost: $35

The Lowdown: Having a gluten intolerance is tough, and unfortunately beer is one of the first things you’ll have to give up if you have one. So that’s why Holidaily Brewing Company and Denver Deep Dish LoHi are teaming up and having a gluten-free beer dinner. Make your reservations today.

Russian River Pliny the Younger Tapping

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When: Tuesday, February 27, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Freshcraft — 1530 Blake St., Denver

Cost: $8

The Lowdown: Freshcraft will be tapping the highly sought-after Pliny the Younger this Tuesday. Upon arrival, you’ll get a ticket for a six-ounce pour of the brew that you’ll pay for right after you get, so be sure to have a tab already open or cash-on-hand. Two dollars of every Pliny the younger bought will be donated to Sense of Security, a charity for breast cancer survivors.

Wednesday, February 28

2nd Annual Community Food Drive at The Cherry Cricket

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When: Wednesday, February 28, 8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

Where: The Cherry Cricket — 2641 E. 2nd Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Cherry Cricket is partnering up with Metro Caring for its 2nd annual food drive this Wednesday. Bring any and all canned food to this event and help Denver’s leading organization for hunger prevention and food waste get food out to those in need.

Wine Wednesday: Stay Wild

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When: Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: UnWined — 8101 E. Belleview Ave., Denver

Cost: $35

The Lowdown: Unwind this hump day at UnWined for a night of painting, fun and wine. All materials will be provided at this event, so grab your friends and head for a night of fun this Wednesday. Get your tickets today.

Oyster, Farm, and the Table

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When: Wednesday, February 28, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Avanti Food and Beverage — 3200 Pecos St., Denver

Cost: $65

The Lowdown: Calling all seafood lovers — this Wednesday Avanti Food and Beverage and The Regional will host a tasting event to benefit No Kid Hungry Colorado — including oysters, crab and much more. Featuring a silent auction, two free drink tickets and of course, all the seafood you can handle. Get your tickets today.

Impact Dinner at Comal

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When: Wednesday, February 28, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Comal Heritage Food Incubator — 3455 Ringsby Ct., Denver #105

Cost: $81.24

The Lowdown: Comal Heritage Food Incubator will be following up its hugely successful January impact dinner with another one this Wednesday. This months edition will consist of a Mexican inspired menu, featuring items like barbacoa de res, Ensalada con verduras and mangonada. Get your tickets today.

Thursday, March 1

Spring Pre-Release Party

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When: Thursday, March 1, 4 – 6 p.m.

Where: Bigsby’s Folly-A Craft Winery — 3563 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: $16.75

The Lowdown: Winter is almost over, and that means spring wine releases at Bigsby’s Folly. In anticipation of the season change, Bigsby’s will be having a spring wine tasting. Featuring a 2017 Colorado Riesling, a 2014 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and much more. Get your tickets today.

Brews and Dodgeball

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When: Thursday, March 1, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Rackhouse Pub — 2875 Blake St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Rackhouse Pub will be having a night of dodgeball and beer this Thursday. If dodgeball brings up traumatic memories of middle school gym class then fret not, there will be other games available like giant cornhole and giant Jenga. Make your reservations today.

Friday, March 2

March Social with Always Choose Adventures Beer

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When: Friday, March 2, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Factotum Brewhouse — 3845 Lipan St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Factotum Brewhouse and Always Choose Adventures are partnering up to bring a tournament-style brew off to win the brewer’s madness championship bracket. Featuring the Gyros King food truck and donations toward Always Choose Adventures.

Saturday, March 3

Premium Sake Tasting

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When: Saturday, March 3, 2 – 5 p.m.

Where: Uncle Joe’s Hong Kong Bistro — 891 14th St., Denver

Cost: $53.03

The Lowdown: Sake lovers rejoice, Uncle Joe’s is having a tasting of three local premium sakes. Featuring Hong Kong style hors-d’oeuvres, live music and a complimentary sake tasting cup. This event will be $60 at the doors, so get your tickets today.

The Annual Mile High Beer Festival

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When: Saturday, March 3, 12 – 9 p.m.

Where: Denver Rock Drill

Cost: $40

The Lowdown: The Mile High Beer Festival will be back in town this weekend. Featuring over 25 breweries, 70 craft beers to sample, and three full hours of tasting. General admission tickets start at $40 and VIP tickets start at $75, get yours today.

Sunday, March 4

Wu-Tang & Waffles

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When: Sunday, March 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Monkey Barrel — 4401 Tejon St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: DJ Notch is heading to Monkey Barrel Bar this Sunday to bring a little Wu-Tang to accompany your brunch. Featuring chicken and waffles, $4 breakfast cocktails and over 20 craft beers on tap for just $3.

Every Brunch In Its Right Place: The Radiohead Brunch

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When: Sunday, March 4, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Ophelia’s — 1215 20th St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: All Chiefs and DJ Boyhollow will be playing Radiohead at Ophelia’s this Sunday to bring a little music to your brunch. Featuring a 20-minute acoustic set from All Chiefs, visual effects and Ophelia’s scrumptious brunch. Reservations are highly recommended for this event so call today.

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