Afternoon Tea Dance at the Avalon Ballroom and other events for today

Sep. 10—Today

Afternoon Tea Dance: 2 p.m. Sunday, Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder. Enjoy couples dances such as waltz, foxtrot, swing, tango and one-step with live music by Susan Rogers and the Exuberant Quartet. No prior dance experience or partner is required to participate. $20,

Writing workshop with Steven Dunn: noon Sunday, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. Learn how to tap into readers' nervous systems and make them feel what is being written about. Free-$20,

Dominick Antonelli at BOCO Cider: 4 p.m. Sunday, BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Drive, Unit 14, Boulder. Dominick Antonelli plays modern fingerstyle acoustic guitar. Fingerstyle guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips or fingernails, and it involves a different technique, not just one "style" of playing, but many different influences. Free, 720-938-7285,

Open Mic Sundays at The End Lafayette: 4 p.m. Sunday, The End Lafayette, 525 Courtney Way, Lafayette. The End will have all the gear for participants to easily plug and play, including a drum kit, keyboard, tube amps for guitar and amps, and a guitar and bass. Free, 720-864-0650,


"The Sink — The Rest(aurant) Is History" exhibit: 9 a.m. Monday, Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder. Discover the fascinating history of The Sink, as this legendary restaurant turns 100 years old. This immersive experience delves into the iconic Boulder restaurant's history, and the vibrant counterculture that surrounds it, including art, music, a film and an interactive component for visitors near and far. Free-$10, 303-449-3464,

Alabaster DePlume at Naropa University: 7 p.m. Monday, Naropa University, 2130 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder. Kick off the fall semester at Naropa with English songwriter and poet Alabaster DePlume. He will perform along with professor Andrew Schelling and student Max Gregor, as well as a medley of performances from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics from Naropa University. Free, 505-629-8495,

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Upslope Brewing Co.: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Upslope Brewing Co., 1898 S. Flatiron Court, Boulder. Modeled after pub quizzes in Ireland and the U.K., Geeks Who Drink is an authentic homegrown trivia quiz. It's a great way to drink with friends without burning brain cells. And it's where useless knowledge means everything. Free, 303-532-4737 ext. 806,

Open mic poetry night: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder. Enjoy a night of open mic poetry at Boulder Book Store! Free,

Faculty Tuesdays — Cleveland Orchestra Residency: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grusin Music Hall (C112), Imig Music Building, 1020 18th St., Boulder. Revel in the glorious and iconic Renaissance antiphonal brass works of Giovanni Gabrieli, performed side by side with members of the Cleveland Orchestra and CU Boulder's own brass faculty and students. Free, 303-492-8008,