Cole Bennett, left, and Melissa Rivell dance to The Grant Sabin Band Friday, May 25, 2012, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

Cole Bennett, left, and Melissa Rivell dance to The Grant Sabin Band Friday, May 25, 2012, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Festival at La Foret in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)


Small Batch Festival - Odell Brewing's biggest party of the year, Fort Collins;


Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival - Top barbecue chefs from around the state join local chefs in serving up mouth-watering barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching brews, Beaver Creek;


Festivals of the Brewpubs - Featuring Mojomamma, Mountain Goat Plaza, Keystone;

MAY 31

Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Iowa Cubs - $3 Thirsty Thursday - Specialty craft brew available for $3, 6:40 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices;


Beer Festival - Live music, local and national breweries and more, Civic Green Park, Highlands Ranch;

Burning Can Brew Fest - More than 50 breweries, Lyons;


Feast of St. Arnold - Featuring tastings of craft specialties, food vendors, music and more, noon-4:30 p.m., Chapel of our Saviour grounds, 8 Fourth St., $35-$75. Advance tickets:

Sun Drenched Music Fest - 2-9 p.m., Denver Beer Co. Canworks, 4455 Jason St., Denver. Go online for tickets prices:

Rocky Mountain Brewery Anniversary Bash - 3-8 p.m., Rocky Mountain Brewery, 625 Paonia St.;

Brewfest - More than 30 Colorado breweries, downtown Erie;

Snowmass Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival - Hefty samples from favorite Colorado craft breweries, Snowmass Village;

Buskers, Brews & BBQ - Local brews, BBQ competition and music, Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora;

Fat Tire Fest - Beer, food and more, Ridgway;

JUNE 15-17

Craft Beer Classic - Beer paired with adventure, Vail;


Brewfest - With local Colorado craft breweries., Douglas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, Castle Rock;

Rails & Ales Brewfest - Colorado's only train ride to a brewfest, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Alamosa,;

JUNE 22 AND 23

BBQ and Brew Festival - Sweet smell of BBQ and the taste of fine microbrews at historic mining community, Leadville;

JUNE 22-24

Attack of the Big Beers Festival - Music and the biggest, baddest beers brewed with high original gravity, Copper Mountain;


Hops and Harley - 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fickel Park, Berthoud;

Rocky Mountain Beer Festival - 1-6 p.m., Community Park, Louisville. Advance tickets:

Bluegrass, Brews & Brats - 5-9 p.m., Manitou Springs Memorial Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, $20. Advance tickets:

Reds, Whites and Brews in the Boat - Unlimited wine and craft brew tastings, live music and vendors. Steamboat Springs;

JUNE 23 AND 24

Colorado Brewers' Festival - More than 40 breweries, food trucks and more, Washington World, Fort Collins;

JUNE 29 AND 30

Wild West Fermentation Fest - Craft breweries, cideries, distilleries, wineries, music, art and food, Glenwood Springs;


Rapids & Grass Beer Festival - Craft beer, bluegrass and river festival, South Main Street, Buena Vista;


Vail Valley Brew Fest - Unlimited sample with music and more, Harry A. Nottingham park, Avon;


Tom Marioni: "The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art" Exhibit - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583,


719 Day Brewfest 2018 - 5-9 p.m., Weidner Field, 6303 Barnes Road, $10-$45. Advance tickets:


Westy Craft Brew Fest - 6-9 p.m., Westminster;


Colorado Mountain Brewery Free Tours - Available during non-peak hours, 600 S. 21st St., 466-8240; 1110 Interquest Parkway, 434-5740. Call for reservations.

Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours - 3, 4 and 5 p.m. weekdays, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 p.m. weekends, Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe St., Denver, free. Limited to 20 people, first-come, first- served;


The Beer Run And Ride - Run, walk, jog or bike trail, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Ute Inn, 204 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park;,


Free Tours - Storybook Brewing, 3121 A N. El Paso St. Reservations:


Yappy Hour - Hosted by Camp Bow Wow, 5-7 p.m., Pikes Peak Brewing Co., 1756 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument. Anyone bringing a dog to the dog-friendly patio receives $1 off beer; 632-9247,


Bingo Night - To benefit Bear Creek Dog Park, 6-8 p.m., Pub Dog Colorado, 2207 Bott Ave.; 375-0771,


New Beer Friday - Launch of new beer, 5 p.m., Red Leg Brewing Company, 4630 Forge Road, Suite B;


Saturday Firkin Tapping - Noon, Red Leg Brewing Company, 4630 Forge Road, Suite B;


First Saturday Firkin - Noon, Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road;


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