An American Craft Spirit & Cocktail Showcase, an oyster extravagaza and more on this week's calendar

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The Boulder Theater is hosting the High West Oyster Fest tomorrow, April 2, with live music by local funk band Juno What?! and fresh oysters courtesy of Jax Fish House (its LoDo outpost was this year's Best Seafood Restaurant); Odell's Brewery will be pouring its Emersum Oyster Stout. The event also features oyster-shucking and -eating contests. Tickets are $29.50 at the box office or online; and a limited number of VIP and $25 general admission tickets are also available at all three Jax locations. The event will benefit the Veteran's Expeditions, a local non-profit that counsels veterans after military service.

See also:
- Best Seafood Restaurant 2013 Jax Fish House
- Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet the Food & Drink winners
- Best Team of Bartenders 2012 Jax Fish House

Monday, April 1
DStill, " a serious celebration of American craft spirits," runs from today through April 6, with a big bash celebrating Colorado distillers on April 3. Keep reading for more info on that bash, and find more details here.

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Tuesday, April 2:

Mateo, 1837 Pearl Street in Boulder, is hosting a special, four-course wine dinner this evening from 5 to 10 p.m. The paired menu will focus on the cuisine of Southern France; call 303-443-7766 for reservations.

Wednesday, April 3:

Twelve Restaurant, 2233 Larimer Street, is featuring the wines of Gustave Lorentz at 6 p.m. tonight. The restaurant is offering a six-course, paired menu courtesy of chef/owner Jeff Osaka, who just named Best Chef Ambassador in this year's Best of Denver.

Location Info


Boulder Theater

2032 14th St., Boulder, CO

Category: Music


1837 Pearl St., Boulder, CO

Category: Restaurant

Twelve Restaurant - CLOSED

2233 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

McNichols Building

144 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Central Bistro & Bar

1691 Central St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Vesta Dipping Grill

1822 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Alamo Drafthouse

7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO

Category: Film

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