Ballpark Plates, Denver Burger Battle and more on the calendar this week
A view from River North Brewery in the Ballpark neighborhood.
The third annual Ballpark Plates will hit it out of the park on Thursday, August 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For $30, enjoy complimentary food and drink samples at the following participating establishments: River North Brewery, Blake Street Tavern, Zi South, Breckenridge Brewery, Cheesesteak Connection, iFish Sushi, Chino Latino Tacos, ViewHouse, Buenos Aires Pizza, Whiskey Bar, Snooze (serving at Whiskey Bar), Amerigo's, The Lobby, Great Divide, HiRise (serving at Star Bar), Trillium, Biker Jim's, Ignite, El Charrito, Zanzibar, Ginn Mill, Marquis Pizza, Herb's, Mexico City, Marco's Pizza, Star Bar, Tag/Huckleberry Roasters @ Plus Gallery, Mile High Vienna, Blue Moon Brewery and Twelve.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $30 at ballparkplates.com, or on the day of the event at Amerigo Delicatus Restaurant, 2449 Larimer Street, or ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop, 2015 Market Street. All proceeds go towards Ballpark Neighborhood improvement projects.
Here's a taste of what else is on the culinary calendar this week.
- Photos: Midnight in the Ballpark Neighborhood
- Photos: ViewHouse Eatery Bar & Rooftop opens in the Ballpark Neighborhood
- Miss out on GABF tix? Here are two other beery events going on at the same time
Beats on the Creek
Monday, August 5:
Frasca, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, welcomes Joe Rance of the Flowers Vineyard & Winery this evening for a pre-fixe, four-course tasting menu. The meal costs $50, with additional charges for pairings; call 303-442-6966 for reservations.
Tuesday, August 6:
Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, is hosting the final concert in its Beats on the Creek series tonight with a performance by Oakhurst. The music will sound off on the restaurant's patio -- and the adjacent bridge over Cherry Creek -- at 6 p.m. Food, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase during the show; for more information, visit the Coohills Facebook page.
Civic Center Eats rolls on at Civic Center Park. The food-truck fest lands at the park at lunchtime on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September 26 (with the exception of August 29 and September 3). The movable feast, which runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., features live music in addition to food and other vendors; check the website for the full schedule of both trucks and entertainment.
Ace, 501 East 17th Avenue, hosts a table-tennis tournament from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. All matches are singles, and the event is limited to sixteen participants; registration begins at 6 p.m. Prizes (gift certificates, T-shirts and more) for the winners vary each week; call Ace at 303-800-7705 for more details.