Hello April and hello Boulder Arts Week! There are plenty of opportunities to get out and support local artists and imbibe in some delicious craft beer as we usher in a new month and a week of creativity and craftiness. Here are Beer in Boulder’s picks for five of the most unique and exciting taproom events happening throughout Boulder County this week.

Party with a Purpose: Boulder County Arts Alliance at Twisted Pine Brewing Company

Friday, March 31st, All Day

Today marks the beginning of Boulder Arts Week around the county, and Twisted Pine is supporting the Boulder County Arts Alliance with a Party With A Purpose! Stop by their taproom and drink for a good cause, as 10% of the day’s sales will go towards enhancing and supporting local arts. Be there at 5:30 PM for the official Boulder Arts Week Opening Party to join in on some extra revelry.

Painting & Pints at BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats

Sunday, April 2nd, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Let your own creative side shine this Sunday at BRU at their Painting & Pints event. Reserve your spot ahead of time to enjoy some of their delicious brews and to paint your own growlers, steins, and cups.

4th Annual Fairy Bubbles Day at Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place

Sunday, April 2nd, from 12:00 – 5:00 PM

This Sunday, Downtown Boulder will be ushering in spring with the Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival, an event that features a day full of pint-sized fairies and elves greeting the tulips and enjoying family-friendly activities along Pearl Street Mall. Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place is also getting in on the fun with their 4th Annual Fairy Bubbles Day, an event that promises to be a celebration of springtime with face painting, sweets, and fun.

Small Batch Tapping at Front Range Brewing Company

Wednesday, April 5th, from 3:00 – 9:00 PM

Each week this innovative, award-winning Lafayette brewery treats its patrons to the brewer’s choice of a special small batch tapping of amazing craft beer. Recent tappings have included a Mexican chocolate and chipotle peppers infused brew and the Red Dirt Irish Red Ale. What’ll Front Range be tapping this week? There’s just one way to find out! Head on over and enjoy.

New Beer Release: Lightshine Radler Can Release at Wibby Brewing Company

Thursday, April 6th, at 4:00 PM

Wibby Brewing Company in Longmont is most certainly ready for some springtime sunshine! The light and refreshing seasonal lager that is the Lightshine Radler will be available in cans and kegs at Wibby starting at 4 PM this coming Thursday. Stop by the taproom to pick up a few and maybe even sign up and register a team for their new cornhole league that’s about to start up!

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The Frothy Five: Week of 3/31/17