7NEWS' list of the 7 things to do this weekend, July 26-28, 2013

DENVER - Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy.  Here are our picks of the 7 Things To Do this weekend.


Movie and a Martini (21+)

What: Enjoy a parents’ night out seeing “Sixteen Candles” while enjoying a martini.

Where: Wildlife Experience, 10035 Peoria St., Parker, Colo.


Friday: 5:30

Admission: $20-$25

More Information:  http://coloradoparent.com/event/movie-and-a-martini--sixteen-candles.html


Culture on the Green Concert Series

What: Get the weekend off to a great start by grabbing a blanket and listening to the sounds of Swing Je T’aime.

Where:  Civic Green Park, 9370 Ridgeline Boulevard Highlands, Highlands Ranch, Colo.


Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://hrcaonline.org/home/tabid/733/ctl/viewdetail/mid/3399/itemid/4782/d/20130726/Culture-on-the-Green.aspx



Voices On Canvas (Lego Competition)

What: Join the Voices on Canvas in educating youth on the importance of being stewards in their communities with a Lego competition at the Denver Museum.

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver


Saturday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Admission: $8-$13

More Information:  http://www.dmns.org/


Saturday and Sunday

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

What: Take a look into the Pan Asian culture with the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. This event showcases the traditional and contemporary performing arts, cultural customs, cuisine and a marketplace of unique and hard-to-find arts, crafts and vendors, in addition to two days of action packed dragon boat racing.

Where: Sloan's Lake Park, 4500 West 17th Avenue, Denver


Saturday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.cdbf.org/


Chessman Park Art Festival

What: This outdoor summer art festival will offer shoppers and art enthusiasts an unsurpassed, family-friendly experience that showcases a variety of mediums in a wide range of prices. Festival attendees can browse the vibrant works of glass artists, painters, photographers, jewelers, and potters from all over the country while enjoying acoustic street performances, fare from local food trucks, and artist demonstrations.

Where: Cheesman Park, Franklin Street and Eighth Street, Denver


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

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

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.riograndefestivals.com/festivals/denver-show/


All Weekend Long

Arapahoe County Fair

What: Don’t miss the demolition derby, rodeos, carnival, concerts and fireworks at the 2013 Arapahoe County Fair.

Where: 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora, Colo.


Friday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 

Admission: $5

More Information: http://www.arapahoecountyfair.com/


Buffalo Bill Days

What: Pay tribute to Buffalo Bill Cody with music, mutton’ bustin’ and a classic car show.

Where: Downtown Golden, Colo.


Friday: 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/buffalo-bill-days-51a0fe60c4a16.html


If you have a future event that you want featured in our 7 Things To Do This Weekend article, send an email to justin.adams@kmgh.com.

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