7NEWS list of the 7 best things to do is weekned in Denver, December 6-8, 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.


Hay Bales & Tall Tales

What: Join in for “Once There Was a Tree” by Natalia Romanova with Tin-Punch Ornament Making activity to follow.

Where: Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St., Denver.


Saturday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/hay-bales-tall-tales-5264962e0a3b5.html


Winter Market & Holiday Fair 5th Annual

What: The Market and Fair features local artisans, crafters, and providers of unique, boutique gifts and products. In addition to gift shopping, there is also family entertainment, so bring your kids. Take a photo with Santa & Mrs. Claus at 11:30 a.m., enjoy the sing-alongs, crafts and activities and the Valdez Elementary annual pre-owned toy and book sale.

Where:  Valdez Elementary, 2525 W 29th Ave., Denver


Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.winter-market.com/


Horseshoe Holiday Craft and Flea Market

What: The Horseshoe Holiday Craft & Flea Market is our open air, festive market with over 70 unique vendors featuring art, crafts, vintage items, & mobile boutiques. It's the perfect place to meet all your holiday shopping needs. Find something special for your loved ones this year.

Where: Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street, Denver


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

Admission: Free

More Information: http://horseshoemarket.com/


Saturday and Sunday

Shelly's Open House and Craft Fair

What: Shelly's annual Open House and Craft Fair combines Christmas tree and wreath sales with free pictures with Santa Claus and offers opportunity for shopping local artisans.

Where:  Shelly’s Garden Country, 4181 West 120th Avenue, Broomfield, Colo.


Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://shellysgardencountry.com/event/christmas-open-house-and-craft-fair/



2nd Annual Holiday Celebration

What: The City of Wheat ridge will be having their second annual Holiday Celebration on Ridge at 38. The entire community is invited to celebrate the season with an afternoon and evening of old traditions and new events. Attendees will enjoy colorful lights, the sweet sound of carolers, and cups of steaming hot chocolate, as they brose the shops along 38th Avenue.

Where: Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival, 4355 Field Street, Wheat Ridge, Colo.


Sunday: 3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://ridgeat38.com/


All Weekend Long

Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After

What: Disney on Ice "Rockin' Ever After" is making it's way across the country and will be stopping at the Pepsi Center for several performances.

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver


Friday: 11 a.m., 7 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Sunday: 3 p.m., 7 p.m. (Spanish Show)

Admission: Tickets start at $15

More Information: http://www.denver.org/events/detail?e=16969&t=

Electric Safari

What: Enjoy the first weekend celebrating the holiday season surrounded by sparkling trees, animated animal sculptures and warming fires throughout the Zoo.

Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mt. Zoo. Road, Colorado Springs, Colo.


Friday-Sunday: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Free for kids 2 and younger
$5.25 for kids ages 3-11
$8.25 for adults

More information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/52659028df0ca.html