7News list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, January 24-26, 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.


New Year, New You Expo

What: Come out to the Southwest Plaza Mall on Saturday and explore new ways to help achieve your New Year's resolutions and start the year off right.

Where: Southwest Plaza Mall, 8501 W. Bowles Ave. #2A-483, Littleton, Colo.


Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.thedenverchannel.com/nyny2014


Alice in Wonderland

What: Don't miss Missoula Children's Theatre's delightful adaptation Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, one of the most beloved children's stories of all time. This fanciful performance features over 50 local children ages 5-18 and is sure to be magical fun for the whole family.

Where: Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy., Lakewood, Colo.


Saturday: 1 p.m.-2 p.m., 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Admission: $7-$10

More Information: http://www.lakewood.org/recreation/



Zumbathon Event

What: Join the West Metro Fire Rescue Foundation for a morning of dancing and music to support the rebuilding of the Lakewood-Mountair Fire Station #1 at the Lakewood Heritage Center.

Where: Green Mountain Recreation Center, 13198 W. Green Mountain Dr. Lakewood, Colo.


Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.lakewood.org/recreation/


All Weekend Long

National Western Stock Show

What: This is your last chance to see rodeo's biggest superstars perform amazing feats of athleticism during the National Western Stock Show.

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


Friday: 8 a.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m.

Sunday: 8 a.m.

Admission: Varies by event

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


Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

What: Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Where: Colorado Heights University Theater, 3001 S. Federal Blvd., Denver


Friday: 7 p.m.

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

Sunday: 2 p.m.

Admission: $13-$20

More Information: http://www.cytdenver.org/shows/


Outdoor Ice Skating

What: A highlight of the winter season is the Southlands real ice skating rink. Enjoy skating with friends and family on The Pond daily.

Where: Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 South Main Street, Suite 260, Aurora, Colo.


Friday: 4 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m.

Admission: $7-$10.50

More Information: http://www.denver.org/events/detail?e=18454&t=


Powers of Persuasion: Advertising in America

What: From Harper’s Magazine to Madison Avenue, advertising has enticed consumers for hundreds of years. Come see the ways that advertising has changed the way Americans view merchandise and goods.

Where: Aurora History Musuem, 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora, Colo.


Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: www.auroramuseum.com


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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