Get in gear for Father’s Day at the Barbecue, Blues & Brews event at McGuckin Hardware on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It offers a chance to sample good food, listen to good music from bluesman Jack Hadley and sip good beer in the west parking lot (Folsom St. side). Learn about the latest barbecue techniques at the Weber Mobile Grill Academy, with Boulder Sausage samples. Samples of Nothing But Bundt Cakes and Bolder Beans are also available. Everything is FREE, other than Avery brews samples — and the proceeds from the nominal beer cost go to the Dairy Arts Center. If you’re buying, there’s 10% off all BBQ accessories,15% off all home-brewing supplies in the housewares department and 10% off all fire pits. 2525 Arapahoe Ave. (the store is actually between Canyon and Arapahoe, just east of Folsom), Boulder, 303-443-1822.