Denver is prepped and ready for fall with some seasonal flavors. Start off your week by eating fresh at a Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner and end it by learning the basics of salumi at Preserve the Harvest. Wherever your tastes take you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of food and drink events in Denver.

Monday, October 1

Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner

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When: Monday, October 1, 4:30 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Vital Root, 3915 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: $27 at entry

The Lowdown: Delight in a Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner. The event features a fully raw vegan dinner to widen your palate. The four-course meal uses seasonal produce gathered for the appreciation of fresh goods. Book your reservation here.

Tuesday, October 2

Farmer’s Beer Dinner

Photo courtesy of the Post Brewing Company.

When: Tuesday, October 2, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: The Post Brewing Co. – Rosedale, 2200 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $45 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Post Brewing Co. hosts a Farmer’s Beer Dinner. The event features a four-course meal with dishes such as a savory Ratatouille, an array of radishes and more, each paired with a complimentary Post Brewing beer. The dishes are created in collaboration with brewmaster Brad Landman and chef Jonathan Reyes.

Sugar Skull Sip N’ Paint

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When: Tuesday, October 2, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: La Sandia Cantina, 8340 Northfield Blvd. #1690, Denver 

Cost: $32 at entry

The Lowdown: La Sandia Cantina celebrates the start of fall and Dia de los Muertos with a Sugar Skull Sip N’ Paint. The event features a night to paint sugar skulls mugs with the help (and materials) provided by Potter’s Touch Denver. You can sip on margaritas and order off the La Sandia menu while you craft a beautiful piece to bring in the fall spirit. All mugs will be taken by Potter’s Touch at the end of the night, in order to be fired in a kiln, and returned to the restaurant one week later. Registration is required, RSVP here.

Wednesday, October 3

Hoppy Yogis

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When: Wednesday, October 3, 5:15 – 7:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Great Divide Brewing partners up with CorePower Yoga RiNo to present Hoppy Yogis. You can bend and pose in a yoga class guided by CorePower Yoga instructor Sam L. After class, you can refresh with a Great Divide brew and relax. Make sure to bring a mat and arrive early to snag a spot as the class fills up quick.

Thursday, October 4

Panzano’s 20th Anniversary

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When: Thursday, October 4, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Panzano, 909 17th St., Denver 

Cost: $125.44 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Celebrate 20 years of delights at Panzano’s 20th Anniversary. The event features a four-course dinner with wine pairings. You can sample dishes such as a Manzo alla Tartara, lamb croquettes and tuna “speck.” Each course is met with complimentary sips to perfect the evening.

Maine Shack Pop-Up

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When: Thursday, October 4, 4 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Sloan’s Lake Tap and Burger, 1565 N Raleigh St. Unit 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Maine Shack and Sloan’s Lake Tap and Burger team up for a Maine Shack Pop-Up. You can crack into some crustaceans and munch on bites such as clam chowder, fried scallops and three different lobster rolls all while watching the Patriots versus Colts game.

Friday, October 5

The Source’s Five Year Anniversary Weekend

The exterior of The Source Hotel. Photo by Brittany Werges.

When: Friday, October 5 – 7  

Where: The Source Hotel and Market Hall, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Experience all of the bounties of The Source during The Source’s Five Year Anniversary Weekend. The three-day event features drink specials, nibbles and more. You can listen to live music while you peruse all of the businesses within The Source.

Cake & Cocktails

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When: Friday, October 5, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Curious Theatre Company, 1080 Acoma St., Denver 

Cost: $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Curious Theatre Company presents Cake & Cocktails. The event features a night to experience a private performance of The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter, bites of cake, an open bar and more. You can also have a chance at winning prizes and mystery boxes full of delights.

The WhiskyX Denver

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When: Friday, October 5, 6 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $50 – $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Rock Drill hosts The WhiskyX Denver. The second annual event features tastings of more than 60 whiskeys, bites from local food trucks and chefs and more. You can also have a chance at getting a hair trim from Scotch & Scissors as well as free Hoyo de Monterrey cigars for VIPs.

Saturday, October 6

Mile High Grilled Cheese and Beer Fest

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When: Saturday, October 6, 1:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $55 – $105 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Pull apart the meltiest cheese at the Mile High Grilled Cheese and Beer Fest. The event features a day dedicated to grilled cheese presented by local chefs and restaurants as well as brews from a variety of breweries to wash down all of the cheesy goodness.

READ: Denver is Getting Not One but Two Grilled Cheese Festivals This Fall

Fresh Hop Festival

Photo Courtesy of Falling Rock Tap House

When: Saturday, October 6, 12 – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: Falling Rock Tap House, 1919 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Falling Rock Tap House teams up with Colorado Brewers Guild to present the Fresh Hop Festival. The event features a day packed with hoppy brews. You can sample from more than 40 different hopped up beers from breweries such as Call to Arms Brewing Company, Capitol Creek Brewery and Chain Reaction Brewing Company.

Pumpkin Beer Launch

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When: Saturday, October 6, 12 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Launch Pad Brewery, 884 S Buckley Rd., Aurora

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Launch Pad Brewery hosts a Pumpkin Beer Launch to kick off fall. The event features a seasonal line up of pumpkin-centric beers in collaboration with Peak to Peak and Two22. You can purchase limited edition bottles as well as collectible glasses to pour the brews into.

Cereal Killers

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When: Saturday, October 6, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $12.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Alamo Drafthouse Denver presents Cereal Killers. The event features endless bowls of cereal to munch on while you watch a screening of The Silence of The Lambs. The horror film follows a thrilling story of Clarice Starling as she investigates the murder spree of Buffalo Bill while getting insight from the notorious Hannibal Lecter.

Sunday, October 7

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k

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When:  Sunday, October 7, 7 – 11 a.m. 

Where: Denver’s Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: $54 – $74 register here

The Lowdown: Work up a sweat in the cool fall weather at the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k. The event features a 15k race and a 5k race around Civic Center Park. Following the race, you can sip on hot chocolate and munch on treats to refuel. The proceeds from the race benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Peking Duck Pop-Up

Photo by Brittany Werges.

When: Sunday, October 7, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Departure Denver, 249 Columbine St. Ste 102, Denver 

Cost: $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Departure Denver hosts a Peking Duck Pop-Up. The event features a chance to take a bite out of a crispy Peking Duck to share. The ticket price includes one Peking duck that serves two to four guests, traditional garnishes such as scallions, plum and hoisin sauce and more.

G2F2

McNichols event center. Photo by Brittany Werges

When: Sunday, October 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Go grain free at G2F2 — also known as The Great Grain Free Fair. The event features a completely grain and gluten free selection with more than 30 different vendors. You can sample a myriad of bites, participate in a workout session and learn from nutritionists.

Oktoberfest

Photo Courtesy of Prost Brewing Company on Facebook

When: Sunday, October 7, 1 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Citizen Rail, 1899 16th St., Denver 

Cost: $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Citizen Rail partners with Prost Brewing Company to present Oktoberfest. The event features a dinner with German fare. You can dive into pretzels, sausage and more with Marzen beer to wash it all down. The ticket price includes two beers, an all-you-can-eat feast and a stein.

Preserve the Harvest

Photo Courtesy of il porcellino salumi on Facebook

When: Sunday, October 7, 5 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Il Porcellino Salumi, 4324 W 41st Ave. Ste T, Denver 

Cost: $58 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Il Porcellino Salumi and Slow Food Denver host Preserve the Harvest. The event features a class teaching the process of butchering a hog and showcasing curing techniques. You can sample salumi and cheese from Il Porcellino while you learn.

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Mark Your Calendar

Indigenous People’s Day Pop-Up Dinner

When: October 8, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $55 tickets available here

Halloween Unicorn Cake Class

When: October 11, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: My Make Studio, 6460 E Yale Ave. Ste E60, Denver

Cost: $59.40 register here

10th Anniversary Hops for Hope

When: October 12, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $95 tickets available here

The Bloody Mary Festival

When: October 13, 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Where: EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th St., Denver 

Cost: $45 – $55 tickets available here

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