Bitter Bar hosts holiday cocktail class


Happy Noodle House’s Bitter Bar is hosting a holiday
cocktail class on Saturday, December 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. where you can learn how
to create a Tom and Jerry, Holiday Pimm’s Cup and Holiday Rum Punch. The class
is $25 per person and includes two cocktails, three recipes and a gift from the
bartenders. Call 303-442-3050. Visit for more

Zolo hosts food drive

Zolo Southwestern Grill is hosting a food drive to
collect non-perishable foods for Sister Carmen Community Center. Drop five or
more items off at any Big Red F restaurant—Zolo, Lola, Jax, West End Tavern,
Centro and the Happy Noodle House—and you will be able to attend a donor
reception on December 7 and 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. on Zolo’s patio. Zolo is
located at 2525 Arapahoe Street. Call 303-449-0444 or visit
for more information.

Sister Carmen Community Center ensures that residents
of Lafayette, Louisville, Superior, and Erie have food and other necessities.
Sister Carmen also prevents homelessness by providing services to relieve
financial stressors, and encourage low-income individuals to become

Local gift basket shop opens

Colorado Artisan Foods & Gifts, a local healthy
food shop at 820 Main St. in Louisville opened about a month ago. The company
was originally internet-based out of Telluride, but owner Susan Kelley thought
Main Street Louisville would be an ideal location. The shop carries Haystack
Dairy, Bobo’s bars, Seth Ellis chocolates as well as green chili and apricot
chutney from Durango, peppered elk jerky from Montrose and all-natural
lollipops from Hammonds Candies, and much more. Gift baskets are also one of
Kelley’s specialities. Visit for more information
on the shop and goods.