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DENVER - 7NEWS brings you a list of some family friendly events.  Here are our picks of the 7 Things To Do this weekend.


All Weekend Long


International Sportsmen's Expo

What: Celebrating its 36th year in Denver, the International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) occupies nearly 300,000 square feet of the Colorado Convention Center. With more than 500 exhibiting companies, the ISE presents the Rocky Mountain region’s largest display all year of fishing, hunting, camping and offroading gear and services. Lodges and resorts spotlight destinations from throughout the state, region, West as well as Alaska, Canada, Mexico, South America and South Africa.

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver


Friday: 12 p.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free-$15

More Information: International Sportsmen's Expo


The 32nd Annual Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Showcase

What: Come and see some of the best Indian art during the weekend festival.

Where: Denver Merchandise Mart, 451 East 58th Avenue, Suite 4270, Denver


Friday: 1 p.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: $12, children under 13 are Free.

More Information: The 32nd Annual Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Showcase




Come Meet a Buffalo Soldier

What: Buffalo soldiers was the nickname given to the first African American army unit formed during peacetime. Tim Johnson portrays Sargent Jack, a Buffalo Soldier.  Come see Jack as he talks about his life, and the life of his fellow soldiers

Where: History Colorado Center, 12th Avenue and Broadway, Denver

When: Saturday: 12:30 p.m.

Admission: $6-$10

More Information: Come Meet a Buffalo Soldier


New Year, New You Health & Fitness Expo

What: From exercise to eating right, get a head start on your New Year's Resolutions.

Where: at Southwest Plaza, Denver

When: Saturday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: New Year, New You Health & Fitness Expo




Soul Food Junkies Movie

What: Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the upsides and downsides of soul food, a quintessential American cuisine. Soul Food Junkies explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African American health, good and bad. Soul food will also be used as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

Where: SIE FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Avenue, Denver

When: Sunday: 2 p.m.

Admission: Free, must RSVP 

More Information: Soul Food Junkies Movie




Martin Luther King Marade (March and Parade)

What: Celebrate the largest Martin Luther King Jr. march and rally in the United States. Participants gather at City Park and march to Civic Center Park, where a large rally commemorates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where: Denver City Park

When: Monday: 9 a.m.

Admission: Free  

More Information: Martin Luther King Marade (March and Parade)


African-American Heritage Rodeo

What: Stock Show fans can partake in the history and heritage of America's black cowboy as top black cowboys and cowgirls headline the National Western's Martin Luther King, Jr. African-American Heritage Rodeo. See champion black rodeo athletes compete in the Pony Express relay, ladies' steer undecorating and more traditional rodeo events.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street, Denver

When: Monday: 6 p.m.

Admission: $18-$40  

More Information: African-American Heritage Rodeo

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