Hop on for hops
The West End Tavern and Banjo Billy’s Bus Tours are teaming up with three local breweries for the new Boulder Brew Bus North tour, happening every Saturday from Sept. 26 to Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. Guests board the bus outside the West End Tavern and head to the first stop, Left Hand Brewing Company, for VIP access and tastings of their delicious beers, like the Milk Stout. Stop number two is Oskar Blues Brewery, one of the Top 25 American Brewers, according to Beer Advocate. Stop number three is a visit to Colorado’s first microbrewery, the Boulder Beer Company, a 50-barrel brewhouse with award-winning beer. From there, it’s back to the West End Tavern for a complimentary appetizer and a selection of 20 different beers on tap and more than 34 craft bombers. The cost is $50 per person, and you must be 21 or older. For more information or to reserve your seat, call 303-444-3535.
Jim Beam me up, Scotty
Restaurant 4580 in north Boulder will host its second annual Star Trek Night on Sept. 8 to commemorate the launch of the original Star Trek series in 1966. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. and include “alien” cocktails, Trek trivia and more. Restaurant 4580 is located at 4580 Broadway. For more information, call 303-448- 1500 or visit www.restaurant4580. com.