7NEWS list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, April 18-20, 2014

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

Friday and Saturday

Rodeo All-Star Weekend

What: The nation's top ranked cowboys and cowgirls will ride into Denver to compete in the Rodeo All-Star Weekend at the National Western Complex (NW Complex). The event will host seven top level competitions and gives visitors a chance to meet rodeo stars and enjoy a weekend of fan activities including live music, interactive exhibits, and pre and post event parties.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver


Friday: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $5-$15

More Information: http://rodeoallstar.com/tickets.html



Lowry Family Center’s Strong Families, Strong Communities 5K Run/Walk Block Party

What: Highlighting the greater Montbello and Green Valley Ranch communities, come and see several community reps in a great event open to the public. Also, there will be DJ’s playing family-friendly music, free stuff, give-a-ways, bouncy castles, face painting, Easter Egg Hunt and food and drinks.

Where:  Race starts at Montbello Recreational Center, 15555 E. 53rd Ave. Denver. Race ends at Evie Garrett Dennis Campus, 4800 Telluride St, Denver

When: Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Admission: $15-$25

More Information: http://lowryfamilycenter.org/5k-block-party/


Bunny Express Train

What: Enjoy a full day of Easter fun exploring our 15-acre rail yard with 100 historic narrow and standard-gauge locomotives and rolling stock.

Where: Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W. 44th Ave., Denver

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $5-$15

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Bunny-Express-Train/19521/


Bunny Trail EggVenture

What:  Bunny Trail EggVenture is filled with all kinds of blossoming fun including egg-dyeing, springtime artwork, tasty treats and StoryTime with Big Bunny.

Where: Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: General Admission

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Bunny-Trail-EggVenture/19245/


Ubuntu African Festival

What: This festival weaves African music, dance, stories, plastic arts and dramatic expression into a complex, seamless, vibrant tapestry of joyous community celebration.

Where: Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado at Boulder

When: Saturday: 2 p.m.

Admission: $12 and up

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Ubuntu-African-Festival/16878/


Rocky Mountain Pet Expo

What:  Come and find a great place for your furry friend to spend the weekend.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver

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

Admission: Free

More Information: http://rockymountainpetexpo.com/



Easter Sunrise Service

What: Come and usher in Easter morning with the traditional Easter Sunrise Service.

Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison, Colo.

When: Sunday: Gates open at 4:30 a.m., Service starts at 6 a.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Easter-Sunrise-Service/20467/


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