Fiestas at Rio Grande, a pop-up beer dinner and more on this week's calendar

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It'll be a busy week for the Rio Grande chain. The Fort Collins location has collaborated with Odell's Brewery and is hosting a release party for Chueco Mexican Lager, a 9 percent agave amaranth beer brewed especially for Rio. The event begins this Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.; visit the Facebook page for more information.

And, of course, the Cinco de Mayo celebrations will be in full swing at the Blake Street spot this Sunday, when the restaurant will offering $2 Cuervo shots, $5 Patron shots, door prizes and more. Call the Rio at 303-623-5432 to learn more.

In the meantime, here's a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar this week:

See also:
- Rio Grande puts the spotlight on its kitchen
- Photos: Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
- Cinco de Mayo at Civic Center Park


Monday, April 29:

Local author Irene Rawlings, a member of Sisters on the Fly -- a nationwide group of women who share old-fashioned traditions -- is signing copies of Cast-Iron Cooking With Sisters on the Fly at Tattered Cover Lodo, 1628 16th Street, tonight at 7:30 p.m. Her fellow sisters will park their trailers in a caravan outside for meeting and greeting. Admission is free; for more information, call 303-436-1070.

Tuesday, April 30:

Prost Brewing, 2540 19th Street, is hosting a pop-up beer dinner this evening to celebrate Walpurgis -- a traditional German holiday that toasts the end of winter. The four-course dinner costs $49 and begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

Location Info

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

1525 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Tattered Cover LoDo

1628 16th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Green Spaces Colorado

1368 26th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Chocolate Crisis Center

3370 Walnut St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Patxi's Pizza

185 Steele St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Patxi's Pizza

3455 S. University Blvd., Englewood, CO

Category: Restaurant

Lucky's Market

3960 Broadway St., Boulder, CO

Category: General

Clement Park

7306 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton, CO

Category: General

Central Bistro & Bar

1691 Central St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Strings - CLOSED

1700 Humboldt St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

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