Denver has some tasty events primed and ready for the week. Kick it off by sipping on whiskey at Live Naked and end it by celebrating friends at a Friendsgiving Feast. Wherever your taste buds take you, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of food and drink events happening in Denver.

Monday, November 12

Live Naked

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When: Monday, November 12, 6:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Modern Nomad, 2936 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Modern Nomad hosts Live Naked. The event features a night with Naked Grouse Whisky. You can play games, sip on whiskey cocktails and more. You can also learn more about the brand and have a chance to win prizes.

National Happy Hour Day

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When: Monday, November 12, 7 a.m. – 1 a.m. 

Where: Nomad Taqueria + Beer Garden, 18485 W Colfax Ave., Golden

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Nomad Taqueria + Beer Garden host National Happy Hour Day. You can sip on drink specials all day long to celebrate the day. Specials include $3 Mexican can beers, $3 house margaritas, $1 off of Nomad draft brews and more. 

Tuesday, November 13

Jameson Game Day

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When: Tuesday, November 13, 12 p.m. 

Where: Sports Column, 1930 Blake St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Sports Column hosts the Jameson Game Day. The event features a celebration of game day at different bars. This Tuesday you can sample sips of Jameson Whiskey including Jameson Original and Jameson Cask whiskey.

Wednesday, November 14

Denver Grilled Cheese Fest

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When: Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $55 – $125 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Sample from the best grilled cheese sandwiches, sips and more at the Denver Grilled Cheese Fest. You can munch on unlimited grilled cheese samples, taste local brews and raise funds for Imagination Library of Denver all in one place. More than 15 chefs will compete for the tastiest grilled cheese in Denver and you can vote for your favorite cheesy competitor.

Truffle Week

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When: Wednesday, November 14 – 16 

Where: OAK at Fourteenth, 1400 Pearl St., Boulder

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: OAK at Fourteenth in Boulder hosts Truffle Week. The three-day event features a chance to taste some delightful truffles with an á la carte menu of truffle and mushroom inspired dishes. The dishes on the menu will be graced by Italian Alba white truffles, Italian winter black truffles, Maitake mushrooms and more.

Colorado Pickle and Beer Society

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When: Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Spangalang Brewery, 2736 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Spangalang Brewery presents the Colorado Pickle and Beer Society. The event features a chance to sign up for a year of pickle and craft beer. You can learn more about the society and nibble on some pickles while listening to live jazz.

Thursday, November 15

Wine & Pie Me!

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When: Thursday, November 15, 6 p.m. 

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

Cost: $22 at entry

The Lowdown: The Infinite Monkey Theorem partners with The Long I Pie to host Wine & Pie Me! The event features a wine and pie pairing to get those holiday feelings. You can taste three different pies paired with three wines from Infinite Monkey. Spaces are limited so email to reserve your seat.

Friday, November 16

National Yeti Day

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When: Friday, November 16, 2 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Great Divide Brewing Co. presents National Yeti Day. The event features a day dedicated to the mysterious creature with more than 10 varieties of Great Divide’s Yeti on tap. You can sip on brews or Yeti floats made with Sweet Cow Ice Cream infused with Yeti, snag giveaways and more.

Holiday Food & Gift Festival

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When: Friday, November 16 – 18 

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $15 at entry

The Lowdown: Find the best holiday gifts and bites at the Holiday Food & Gift Festival. The festival features vendors presenting chocolates, tea, sauces and more as well as craft vendors, Christmas decor and tons of other goods. If you haven’t started your search for holiday gifts, the festival is the place to begin.

Snowed In Mocha Release

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When: Friday, November 16, 11:59 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: Copper Kettle Brewing Company, 1338 S Valentia St. Ste 100, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Copper Kettle Brewing Company presents a Snowed In Mocha Release. The release features a day to celebrate snow with a chance to snag some 19.3-ounce cans of the brew. The beer is a sweet imperial oatmeal stout-aged with coffee and chocolate in Breckenridge Bourbon barrels. You can taste the brew and if you are one of the first 100 people in and you can take part in a pairing with Glazed and Confused Doughnuts.

Third Anniversary Celebration

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When: Friday, November 16  – 18

Where: Cerebral Brewing, 1477 Monroe St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cerebral Brewing hosts its Third Anniversary Celebration. You can celebrate over three days with can releases, breakfasts, raffles and more. The weekend starts with can releases and ends with Cerebral’s third annual egg drop competition — with a chance to win prizes.

Saturday, November 17

Thanksgiving Pie and Beer Pairing

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When: Saturday, November 17 – 18

Where: Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Beer Co. presents a Thanksgiving Pie and Beer Pairing. The pairing features four Denver Beer Co. brews complimented with four pies to munch on. You can nibble and sip and have a chance to preorder a pie to bring to your Thanksgiving dinner.

Planks and Pints

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When:  Saturday, November 17, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

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

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Zuni Street Brewing Company partners with FLYFIT to present Planks and Pints. The event features a 45-minute class guided by Kat Sims of FLYFIT to raise your heart rate and strengthen your body. Following the class, you can refresh with a complimentary brew from Zuni Street Brewing. Make sure to bring a yoga mat and wear your gym shoes.

Thanksgiving Pie Baking Competition + Sour Beer Release

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When:  Saturday, November 17, 12 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Ursula Brewery, 2101 N Ursula St. Unit 10, Aurora 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ursula Brewery hosts a Thanksgiving Pie Baking Competition + Sour Beer Release. The event features a baking competition to see who has the best Thanksgiving pie and a taste of some sour brews. You can enter the competition here and show off your skills and have a chance to win prizes.

Wynkoop’s Day of Darks

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When: Saturday, November 17, 12 – 4 p.m. 

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

Cost: $30 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Wynkoop Brewing Co. presents Wynkoop’s Day of Darks. You can raise funds for Beer for Boobs, Movember and Colorado Cancer Institute by sipping on dark brews from over 30 Colorado Breweries. Some of the breweries participating include The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project, Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery and Little Machine Beer.

Sunday, November 18

Bingo Brunch

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When: Sunday, November 18, 12 – 1:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Milk Market presents a Bingo Brunch. You can play bingo, munch on brunch and sip on mimosas throughout the afternoon. Comedian Sam Tallent hosts the brunch where you can win prizes.

Impact Sack Lunches for the Homeless

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When: Sunday, November 18, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: $10 suggested donation

The Lowdown: Help create lunches for those in need at Impact Sack Lunches for the Homeless. You can pitch in your effort to put together sack lunches and hand them out in downtown Denver. You can make an impact on your local community one lunch at a time. Volunteer here.

My Big Gay Friendsgiving

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When: Sunday, November 18, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Where: The Triangle Denver, 2036 N Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Triangle Denver celebrates the holidays with a My Big Gay Friendsgiving brunch. The brunch features a menu of creme brûlée french toast, yogurt parfaits and more as well as a champagne bar to create your own mimosas. Make the most of your Sunday and brunch it up.

Friendsgiving Feast

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When: Sunday, November 18, 5 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Kline’s Beer Hall, 7519 Grandview Ave., Arvada

Cost: $50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Kline’s Beer Hall hosts a Friendsgiving Feast. The event features a feast with all of the traditional dishes and a few extras including fried turkey, turducken and a whole roast pig. You can sip on cocktails from Kline’s and raise funds for Community Table and those in need.

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Mark Your Calendar

Fall Dinner 

When: November 19, 5:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Rebel Farm, 5445 W Evans Ave., Denver 

Cost: $85 tickets available here

Get Basted

When: November 21, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

bRUNch Club

When: November 25, 8:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here