The 7 best things to do in Denver this this weekend, December 13-15, 2013

List from December 13-15

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

Hammond's Candies Candy Cane Festival

What: Hammond's Candies is hosting the 13th annual Candy Cane Festival. Take a tour of the new factory, enjoy many carnival games, crafts and bouncy houses, take your photo with Santa, and much, much more.

Where: 

When: 

Friday: 10 a.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.denver.org/events/detail?e=16683&t=free_events

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Saturday

Santa's Elves - Kids giving to Kids

What: Give your child the best present ever this year--the experience of giving. This event is created so that kids, or elves, along with their parents, can buy and give a gift to other children in Colorado less fortunate.

Where:  Rude Recreation Center, 2855 W Holden Place, Denver, Colo.

When: 

Saturday: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

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

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Breakfast with Santa

What: What can be better than breakfast with ol’ Saint Nick? Join us for this family-friendly event including food, fun holiday crafts and pictures with Santa.

Where: Montclair Recreational Center, 729 Ulster Street, Denver

When:

Saturday: 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Admission: $5 per person, $7 day of the event

More Information: Call: 720-865-0560

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Horseshoe Holiday Market

What: For the second year, the Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market will host the Horseshoe Holiday Market in Downtown Denver. This event is offering customers the opportunity to “shop local” while also taking in some of their favorite national retailers.

Where: Denver Pavilions, 500 16th Street, Denver

When: 

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

Admission: Free

More Information:  http://HorseshoeMarket.com

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All Weekend Long

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

What: An original music score and some seasonal favorites accompany hundreds of spectacular costumes and holiday dreams in a setting of gigantic gifts, colossal candy canes and 30-foot towering soldiers.

Where: Buell Theatre, Speer and Arapahoe Street, Denver

When: 

Friday: 7:30 p.m.

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

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

Admission: $25-$80

More Information: http://www.denvercenter.org/buy-tickets/shows/cirque-dreams-holidaze/about.aspx

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Santa Claus Special

What:
Drop off letters to Santa in the railway post office car and receive a special keepsake.

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

When:

Friday through Dec. 21

Admission: Free-$15.

More Information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/santa-claus-special-5262c0038e8a5.html

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The Nutcracker

What:
Bring the family to this holiday classic, performed by the Dawson-Wallace Dance Project.

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

When:

Saturday: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m.-3 p.m., 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Admission: $25-$38

More Information: http://coloradoparent.com/event/the-nutcracker-5268045fc8c0a.html

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