7News list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, January 31-February 2, 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.


Skiing in the City

What: A lunchtime affair at Skyline Park. Bring the kids or just take a break from work to find out about urban winter recreation options in Colorado. On-the-snow component allows anyone to try skiing or showshoeing.


Friday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

When: Skyline Park, 1600 Arapahoe Street, Denver

Admission: Free

More Information:  http://www.denver.org/events/detail?e=18940&t=free_events


Friday and Sunday

The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

What: Powered by Marie-Jose Payannet’s high-energy choreography, this production covers all of the story’s important plot points, but delivers them with a style of its own. The emphasis is on Pippi’s determination and her conviction that "if we believe in ourselves, we’re bound to win," and the result is a celebration of every individual, with all of their unique qualities.

Where:  Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, Colo.


Friday: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 2:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Admission: $10-$15

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


Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure

What: Discovering the true meaning of being a princess and a hero with this music and danced-filled performance.

Where: Bellco Theatre, 700 14th Street, Denver


Friday: 7 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.

Admission: Ticket prices varies, find more information at: http://www.ticketmaster.com/Disney-Junior-Live-On-Tour-Pirate-tickets/artist/1860109?tm_link=seo_bc_name

More Information: http://www.ticketmaster.com/browse/childrens-music-and-theater-catid-23/family-rid-10003/denver-and-more-dma-264?tm_link=seo_bc_minorcat



2014 Annual Colorado Chinese New Year Celebration

What: Take a Journey to the Far East right here in Denver and experience the most exciting Chinese New Year Celebration. Enjoy on-stage shows by award-winning artists from China and around the United States performing acrobats, magic, opera songs, lion dance. Savor variety of specially made authentic Chinese food. Experience folk artworks and crafts.

Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, Denver


Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Admission: Sold Out

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


Chinese New Year 2014

What: Join Purple Ginger II to celebrate Chinese New Year, the Chinese festival marking the start of the New Year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Our special celebration includes a 9-course meal, live entertainment and door prizes with sales benefiting Dani's Foundation, a Denver-based Pediatric Cancer charity.

Where: Purple Ginger II, 7340 South Clinton Street, Englewood, Colo.


Saturday: 6 p.m.

Admission: $25

More Information: http://www.denver.org/events/detail?e=18886&t=


Saturday and Sunday

36th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo

What: The Colorado Motorcycle Expo is one of the largest in the country. It features a huge Swap Meet with over 800 booths, a Custom & Antique Motorcycle Show with 125 Bikes, the Globe of Death Motorcycle Stunt Show.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street, Denver


Saturday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

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

Admission: $15-$20

More Information: http://coloradomotorcycleexpo.com/



Into The Woods

What: The Brothers Grimm "go Broadway" as Sondheim and Lapine offer up a cockeyed fairy tale in "Into the Wood Jr., an adaptation of one of Sondheim’s most popular works designed especially for young performers. All of your favorite characters—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch—meet and interact in this whimsical original story.

Where: Parker Mainstreet Center, 19650 E. Mainstreet, Parker, Colo.


Saturday: 2:00 p.m.

Sunday: 3:00 p.m.

Admission: $13-$20

More Information: http://www.cytdenver.org/shows/Into-the-Woods-Jr-17


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