Denver has some spicy events lined up this week for you to take a bite out of. Start your week off by carving up a jack-o-lantern at Creepy Pumpkin Carving and end it by grabbing a sweet scoop at Soft Serve Sundays. Wherever your tastes take you, make sure to check out this roundup of food and drink events in Denver.

Monday, October 29

Creepy Pumpkin Carving

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When: Monday, October 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ViewHouse Ballpark hosts a Creepy Pumpkin Carving contest. The event features a chance to carve up the creepiest jack-o-lantern you can to have the chance to win a gift card worth $250. You can sip on a seasonal brew from Denver Beer Co. while you carve.

Tuesday, October 30

Ballot Talk Happy Hour

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When: Tuesday, October 30, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Larkburger, 8555 W Bellview Ave. Ste H200, Littleton

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Larkburger partners with The League of Women Voters of Colorado to host a Ballot Talk Happy Hour. The event features a chance to learn more about the amendments and propositions on the ballot this year and answers to all of your questions. You can grab a bite from Larkburger to munch on while you learn more about your voting needs.

READ: A User-Friendly Guide to the 2018 Colorado Amendments 

Holiday Pies n Tarts Master Class

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When: Tuesday, October 30, 2:30 – 5 p.m. 

Where: D Bar Restaurant, 494 E 19th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $100 

The Lowdown: D Bar Restaurant hosts a Holiday Pie n Tarts Master Class. Chef Keegan Gerhard will teach you how to make the best sweet treats to wow your family and friends. You can learn different baking and filling techniques to really up your baking game. Call 303-861-4710 to reserve your spot in the class.

Halloween Candy & Cider Pairing

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When: October 30, 2 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: $15 at entry

The Lowdown: Stem Ciders presents a Halloween Candy & Cider Pairing, just in time for Halloween. The event features a pairing of four ciders with four different candies. You can learn how to pair your candy perfectly and get into the holiday spirit.

Wednesday, October 31

Nightmare on Brett Halloween Tapping

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When: Wednesday, October 31, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, 3350 Brighton Blvd., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Crooked Stave hosts a Nightmare on Brett Halloween Tapping. The event features a special tapping of three variants of Crooked Stave’s dark demonic sour. You can sip on a Nightmare on Brett Super Port, Nightmare on Brett Grand Cru Citrus or Nightmare on Brett Laws Rye Whiskey throughout the spooky day.

Middleman Halloween

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When: Wednesday, October 31, 7:30 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Middleman, 3401 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Get spooky during Middleman Halloween. The event features bumpin’ music from DJ f-ether, Middleman’s resident DJ. You can also watch as artist Jordan Lempe creates live art in front of your eyes while you imbibe on beverages from Middleman. The event holds more surprises throughout the night for you to experience.

Dia de los Muertos

Photo by Kyle Cooper.

When: Wednesday, October 31 – November 2

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado presents Dia de los Muertos. The three-day event features a celebration of life and death with sugar skull crafts, building of altars and more. You can sip on a special tapping of a Marigold Venga and munch on food from food trucks while celebrating the Day of the Dead.

Dia de los Muertos at Kachina Cantina

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When: Wednesday, October 31 – November 3

Where: Kachina Cantina, 1890 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Dig into some Mexican delights during Dia de los Muertos at Kachina Cantina. The four-day event features a special menu with items such as chicken chile relleno, Mexican elote, churro bites and more. You can dine at a pillar candle table and experience a Day of the Dead altar.

Thursday, November 1

Hack the Vote

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When: Thursday, November 1, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Zuni Street Brewing Company, 2355 W 29th Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Zuni Street Brewing Company hosts Hack the Vote. The event features a happy hour to review all of the amendments and propositions on your Colorado ballot. You can attend and listen or register to be an informer — a person who reviews a ballot measure and speaks about it at the event. Sign up here to be an informer.

Build n’ Brews

Photo Courtesy of Tivoli Brewing Co on Facebook

When: Thursday, November 1, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Tivoli Brewing Co., 900 Auraria Pkwy. Ste 240, Denver 

Cost: $39.99 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Tivoli Brewing Co. has teamed up with Kitables for Build n’ Brews. The event features a night of building a Bluetooth speaker while imbibing on a free drink from Tivoli. No prior experience is needed. The ticket price includes all materials to craft while you sip.

Baptist Season Bottle Release

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When:  Thursday, November 1, 5 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Epic Brewing Company, 3001 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Epic Brewing Company hosts a Baptist Season Bottle Release. The event features a release of three brews, the Big Bad Baptist, the Baptista and the Quadruple Barrel Big Bad Baptist. You can sip on the release and munch on paired desserts.

Dia de los Muertos at Lola

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When:  Thursday, November 1, 4 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: $45 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Celebrate the Day of the Dead during Dia de los Muertos at Lola. The event features an unlimited tasting of five different food stations, sips of craft cocktails and more. You can jam out to live music from Son Tres and paint sugar skulls while you dine.

Friday, November 2

One Year Anniversary

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When: Friday, November 2, 3 – 11:30 p.m. 

Where: The Bindery, 1817 Central St., Denver 

Cost: Free – $129 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Bindery hosts its One Year Anniversary. The event features a night of food prepared by chef Linda Hampsten Fox and her team. You can dine on a multi-course meal, imbibe on signature cocktails and listen to live music throughout the night. Make sure to wear city party attire to be ready for late night dancing.

Num6er Of T6e Bea6st 666 Group Art Show

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When: Friday, November 2, 6 p.m. 

Where: TRVE Brewing, 227 Broadway #101, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: TRVE Brewing hosts its annual Num6er Of T6e Bea6st 666 Group Art Show. The event features a show of 666 art pieces that are available for purchase for only $10 each. You can sip on drinks from TRVE and snag a piece or two of amazing art.

Saturday, November 3

26th Annual Backcountry Bash

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When: Saturday, November 3, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Great Divide Barrel Bar, 1812 35th St., Denver 

Cost: $55 – $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Great Divide Barrel Bar partners up with Colorado Mountain Club to host the 26th Annual Backcountry Bash. The event features a live and silent gear auction, an award ceremony with CAMP USA and Adidas TERREX, giveaways and more. You can sip on beer from Great Divide and cider from Stem Ciders as you raise funds to help with conservation and education.

4th Anniversary Block Party

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When: Saturday, November 3, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Mockery Brewing, 3501 Delgany St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mockery Brewing hosts its 4th Anniversary Block Party. The event features live music, live screen printing from Humble Monster Screen Printed Goods and more. You can taste special tappings of brews and munch on food from food trucks while celebrating Mockery.

Yoga & Wine

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When: Saturday, November 3, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Bigsby’s Folly Craft Winery partners with BEKN hosts Yoga & Wine. The event features a free hour-long yoga class guided by Lowry Yoga Pod. You can stretch out and let go of your weekly stresses and follow the class with a free glass of wine.

Dia de los Muertos at the Gardens

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When: Saturday, November 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens hosts Dia de los Muertos at the Gardens. The event features a day of celebration with traditional Mexican bites, live art demonstrations, a costume contest and more. You can also shop from vendors presenting art, prints and jewelry and have a chance to watch some Lucha Libre wrestling.

The Great Onesie Bar Crawl

When: Saturday, November 3, 3 – 9 p.m. 

Where: The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $25 Register here

The Lowdown: Get comfy in a onesie and imbibe on some brews during The Great Onesie Bar Crawl. There will be eight different bars that are participating in the crawl that each have specials for you to try. There will also be surprises at each location. Just remember, you have to wear a onesie. This event is insanely popular, so get to the Ginn Mill as close to 3 p.m. so you can to register for the event.

Denver Pancakes and Booze Art Show

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Photo by Glenn Ross

When: November 3, 8 p.m.- 2 a.m.

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

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Grab a plate of hot pancakes and dig in at the Denver Pancakes and Booze Art Show. You can explore from more than 80 artists and experience a zombie fashion show while sipping on booze. The Pancakes and Booze Art Show was created in 2009 and has toured the United States as the nation’s largest art show of emerging artists. This artist movement has traveled to more than 25 different cities all over the world.

S.M.a.S.H. Series #4 Tap Release

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When: Saturday, November 3, 10 – 11 a.n. 

Where: Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th St., Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Wynkoop Brewing Company hosts its S.M.a.S.H. Series #4 Tap Release. The event features a release of a single-malt and single-hop brew. The beer has notes of citrus, passion fruit and pine with a light hop to it.

Sunday, November 4

The Resistance Diner

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When: Sunday, November 4, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $50 – $65 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Comal Heritage Food Incubator presents The Resistance Diner. You can participate in a four-course meal paired with two glasses of wine that benefits Denver Homeless Out Loud and Focus Points Family Resource Center. There are 32 seats open so make sure to grab a spot fast.

Sunday Supper

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When: Sunday, November 4, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Il Porcellino Salumi hosts a Sunday Supper. The event features a chance to try the first taste of its first prosciutto. You can experience a four-course meal complimented with Carboy wines and celebrate the reveal of a 15-month Berkshire prosciutto.

Soft Serve Sunday

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When: Sunday, November 4, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Milk Market hosts Soft Serve Sundays. The event features a buy one, get one free soft serve cone or cup all day long at Cornicello. You can grab a scoop of sweet cream and explore the market. The special does not include gelato.

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Mark Your Calendar

Sour Beer, Cheese and Meats!

When: November 5, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Good Zuur, 2801 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: $30 tickets available here

Wine & Cheese & Things

When: November 6 – 7

Where: The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: $22 at entry

Pickling Workshop

When: November 10, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: The GrowHaus, 4751 York St., Denver 

Cost: $25 tickets available here

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