Colorado Food Calendar: One weekend, three events, 70 restaurants, 20 breweries

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The Colorado Mountain Winefest Sept. 15 in Palisade features samples from 50 local wineries. Information: coloradowinefest.com. At the Children’€™s Grape Stomping Oct. 14 at Tagawa Gardens Center, kids can crush grapes with their feet; parents can pre-order bottles of Little Feet Merlot. Information: balistrerivineyards.com. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

Dish, 7:30-11 p.m. Sept. 6, Sculpture Park outside of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Information: westword.com. Details: Sample food from 40 eateries including Biker Jim’s, Comida, El Taco de Mexico, Manneken Frites, and Sexy Pizza

Denver Food and Wine Classic, Sept. 6-8, Metro State campus, Denver. Information: denverfoodandwine.com. Details. Multi-course dinners, tastings, and samples from more than 30 restaurants including Cholon, Brown Palace, The Fort, Ignite, Jax, Linger, Root Down and Zengo

Fall Festival of Beers & Chili Cook-off, Sept. 8, Crested Butte. Information: cbchamber.com. Details: 13th annual event includes ales from 20 breweries, live music, and a chili taste-off

UPCOMING EVENTS

Flatiron Chef Local Food Cookoff, Sept. 13, Spice of Life Event Center, Boulder. Information: flatironchef.dojiggy.com. Details: Farm-to-table Chefs’ competition and dinner features The Kitchen’s Kyle Mendenhall; Judges include Colorado Table editor John Lehndorff

Tea with Amelia Earhart, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 6, Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora. Reservations: auroramuseum.org. Details: Kids eight and older get to have tea with an Amelia Earhart recreator and hear her story
ON THE RADIO

The Restaurant Show,  9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 950 AM and 103.1 FM. Details: Warren Byrne takes calls on the longest-running local dining show

Gabby Gourmet, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, KHOW, 630 AM. Details: Rrestaurant guide book author Pat Miller talks eateries

Radio Nibbles, 8:25 a.m. Thursdays, KGNU (88.5 FM, 1390 AM, and KGNU.org).  Details: Weekly chat about all things culinary in Colorado (and the world) with Colorado Table Editor John Lehndorff

RESOURCES

• For more information about food events, festivals, tastings, tours, markets and more, visit Colorado Table: aurorasentinel.com/colorado-table.

Send information about food events, classes, festivals, wine dinners and tours in the metro area and all over Colorado to: [email protected]

For more Colorado food information: coloradoagritourism.com; coloradofarmers.org/marketfind.htm; and denverfarmersmarket.com/locations.htm.

Send information about food events, classes, festivals, wine dinners and tours in the metro area and all over Colorado to: [email protected]