The weather is up and down but Denver has some great food and drink events to keep your body stable. Kick off your week at DTC Eats Back and end it by nerding out at a Rebel Brunch. Whatever you are craving this week, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events in Denver.

Monday, May 21

DTC Eats Back

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When: Monday, May 21, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: D.T.C EATS — 4700 S Syracuse St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Tech Center (DTC) presents DTC Eats Back. The event returns for the fourth year in a row. Every other Monday you can dive into delightful bites during the summer.

Monday Sandwich Making

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When: Monday, May 21, 2 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Cheesman Wildcrest — 1265 Race St., Denver 

Cost: $5 donation here

The Lowdown: Help feed those in need by participating in Monday Sandwich Making. You can put together sandwiches and hand them out to Denver’s hungry. The $5 donation helps cover food costs. Dial #100 at the front door for entry.

Monday Madness

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When: Monday, May 21, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: Dog Haus Biergarten — 8316 E Northfield Blvd #1610, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Monday Madness continues at Dog Haus Biergarten. Every Monday of the month Dog Haus Biergarten has been serving up deals. You can indulge with a free haus sausage with the purchase of a draft beer or a haus item.

Tuesday, May 22

Pie & Cider

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When: Tuesday, May 22, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders — 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: $20 at the door

The Lowdown: Stem Cider partners with The Long I Pie Shop for Pie & Cider. The pairing features four mini pies paired with four ciders to taste. You can try a combination of sweet and savory pies that go perfectly with each different cider.

Wednesday, May 23

Slow Food Mexico

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When: Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Lola Coastal Mexican —  1575 Boulder St., Denver

Cost: $6o at the door

The Lowdown: Lola Coastal Mexican presents a night of Slow Food Mexico. Master chef Benedicta Alejo Vargas creates a five-course menu with chef Jule Gaspar of Oaxaca to raise money for the Denver Slow Food Mexico team to go to Slow Food Nations. Reservations are required, call (720) 570-8686 to make yours.

Cupcakes and Beer

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When: Wednesday, May 23, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Call to Arms Brewing Company — 4526 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: $16 at the door

The Lowdown: Call to Arms Brewing Company collaborates with Good Sugar Baking for Cupcakes and Beer. You can delight in a tasting of three beers paired with three cupcakes. A portion of the profits will go towards a nonprofit.

Big Trouble in Little ‘Gina

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When: Wednesday, May 23, 8 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Big Trouble — 3501 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Support female bartenders at Big Trouble in Little ‘Gina. Starting this Wednesday, Big Trouble in Zeppelin Station hosts two women behind the bar for a monthly relationship-building event. The first two featured women are Annemarie Sagoiand and A Minetta Gould. The event is sponsored by Diageo and proceeds will benefit The Gathering Place — a local center for women, children and transgender individuals who need somewhere safe.

Thursday, May 24

Chicken Fight

Photo courtesy of Chicken Rebel on Facebook.

When: Thursday, May 24, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: River North Festival Grounds — 3715 Chestnut Pl., Denver

Cost: $69 – $125 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Start your summer right at Chicken Fight. The event features Denver restaurants like The Regional, Birdcall, Chicken Rebel, FNG and more competing for the titles of best wings, fried chicken and best chicken dishes in the Mile High City. You can also listen to live music, watch demos and more. You will vote to choose who is the best by tasting bite-sized bits from each vendor.

READ: A Fried Chicken Festival Returns to Denver For Its Second Year

Craft Cocktail Night

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When: Thursday, May 24, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Ace Eat Serve — 501 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Sip and relax at a Craft Cocktail Night. The event features TRÄ-KÁL working with Leopold Bros. distillery to create specialty cocktails. You can also nibble on Ace bites with your cocktails during the night.

Beer + Banned Books

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When: Thursday, May 24, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Renegade Brewing Company — 925 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take a taste of the forbidden at Beer + Banned Books. The first beer and book featured are Fahrenheit 451. The beer is a tart Mexican lager with aged tequila, soaked American oak staves and roasted Fresno peppers to give it a kick. The first 40 people to order a pint of the special beer will receive their own copy of the featured book.

Pig & Pint Night

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When: Thursday, May 24, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Rhein Haus — 1415 Market St., Denver

Cost: $14 at the door

The Lowdown: Rhein Haus presents Pig & Pint Night. A whole pig is roasted and combined with pairing plates to go along with Stone Brewing’s Tangerine Express IPA release. This event is the start of a series of Pig & Pint Nights.

Denver Passport Launch Party

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When: Thursday, May 24, 5:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Event Space — 3403 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sip on cold brews and chill at the Denver Passport Launch Party. The party features food from the Farmer in the Hive and Goin’ South food trucks, a DJ spinning hot beats, lawn games and more. The ticket price includes two beers from Great Divide and one Denver Passport Summer Edition.

Friday, May 25

Orange Blossom Sour Release

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When: Friday, May 25, 3 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Factotum Brewhouse — 3845 Lipan St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: As the sweet smell of blossoms fills the air, Factotum Brewhouse presents an Orange Blossom Sour release. The brew features orange blossom water combined with a lacto sour to create a nod to a southern citrus gin fizz cocktail. The small batch release is sure to tingle your taste buds.

Lobster Festival

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When: Friday, May 25 – 28, 5 p.m. 

Where: Fresh Fish Company — 7800 E Hampden Ave., Denver 

Cost: $25.95 at the door

The Lowdown: Fresh Fish Company celebrates Memorial weekend with a Lobster Festival. The four-day festival features whole Maine lobster or lobster tail with two entree sides and San Francisco sourdough bread. Create your reservations by calling 303-740-9556.

Saturday, May 26

Passion Fruit Milkshake IPA Release

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When: Saturday, May 26, 1 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Station 26 Brewing Co. — 7045 E 38th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Station 26 Brewing Co. presents a Passion Fruit Milkshake IPA Release. The release features a continuation in the Milkshake IPA series. You can grab a max of three crowlers for $14 each and sip on the summery brew.

Prosciutto di Parma Menu & Tasting

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When: Saturday, May 26, 4 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Cattivella — 10195 E 29th Dr. Ste 110, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cattivella hosts a Prosciutto di Parma Menu & Tasting. The event features specials of prosciutto di parma from Elise Wiggins  — the chef and owner of Cattivella. You can learn about the creation of prosciutto di parma and taste its bounty.

Bake Sale

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When: Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Dio Mio – Handmade Pasta — 3264 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Dio Mio – Handmade Pasta partners with Little Lula Rose for a bake sale. The sale features freshly baked bread, a plant pop-up, pasta by the ounce and more. You can also peruse goods from Bustleworhip and GoodLuck Handmade.

Coconut Macadamia Yeti Release

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When: Saturday, May 26, 12 p.m. May 27, 10 a.m. 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Co. — 2201 Arapahoe St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Great Divide Brewing Co. presents a Coconut Macadamia Yeti Release. The release features an imperial stout with coconut and toasted macadamia nuts to pull the nutty feel from the malt profile and give the stout a tropical vibe.

Sunday, May 27

Craft Beer & Comedy Bus

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When: Sunday, May 27, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Renegade Brewing Company — 925 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $49 get tickets here

The Lowdown: End your weekend with laughs and brews at a Craft Beer & Comedy Bus. The bus tours around Denver with a comedian and gives background on beer culture and history. You can sip on tasters at each stop and listen to hilarious sets along the way.

Rebel Brunch

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When: Sunday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Celebrate the opening of Solo: A Star Wars Story at a Rebel Brunch. The brunch features a special Star Wars themed menu and a drink menu with each drink named after Star Wars Characters. You can win prizes, play trivia and snag giveaways.

 

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Mark Your Calendars

Onesie Brunch Returns

When: Monday, May 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Mile High Hamburger Mary’s, 1336 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

BSB LIVE: Whiskey Autumn

When: Friday, June 1, 8 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Black Shirt Brewing Co, 3719 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

Mangosteen Dry Hopped Sour Release

When: Friday, June 8, 3 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Factotum Brewhouse, 3845 Lipan St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

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