Beer dinners, sparkling wine and more on this week's culinary calendar
Radda Trattoria, 1265 Alpine Avenue in Boulder, hosts an Evening with Giorgio Rivetti of La Spinetti, a family-style Tuscan dinner paired with wine. Admission is $55 and up; call 303-442-6100 or visit www.raddatrattoria.com.
Encore on Colfax, 2550 East Colfax Avenue, hosts OUT on the Town; the restaurant will donate at least 10 percent of its daily profits directly to Center programs. Call 303-355-1112.
Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, presents Uncork the Romance, a tasting of sparkling wines, cavas, champagnes and more, with appetizers. It runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $35; call 303-831-7310 or visit www.stringsrestaurant.com.
Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street, hosts the Work Options for Women Cooking Class. This round: Potatoes with Max MacKissock. It runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $50; visit www.eventbrite.com/org/1741145294.
Ale House at Amato's, 2501 16th Street, hosts the Ale House Chug & Grub Vol. III, with small plates and beer pairings; a vegetarian option is available. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $25; call 303-433-9734 or visit www.alehousedenver.com.