7 things to do this weekend (Oct. 5-7)

See our suggested list of events for the weekend

DENVER - 7News and Colorado Parent magazine have partnered to bring you a list of "7 Things To Do." 

Here are our picks for the weekend of Oct. 5-7

All Weekend Long

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 

What: See hot air balloons aloft and aglow plus fireworks and concerts.
Where: Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
Admission: Tickets per session are $8 for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is $10 per session.

Friday and Saturday

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad" 

What: See the show about the boy who is having a really bad day, like everyone has sometimes. Based on the book by Judith Viorst, the show encourages kids to share their feelings.
Where: PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker, Colo.
When: Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
             Saturday: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: $5 and up


Apple Day 

What: Celebrate the apple harvest with treats, an antique car show and parade.
Where: Crossroads of Hwy 50 and Hwy 115., Penrose, Colo.
When: Saturday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Free
More Information: Apple Day 

The Fall Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market


What: This one-of-a-kind, art, craft, vintage and design market features over 110 vendors from Denver and across Colorado. This event will also have fresh flowers, pumpkins and live music.
Where: Tennyson St. and W. 46th Ave., Denver
When: Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Cultivate Festival

What: Chipotle Mexican Grill is throwing a big party in City Park this October, including cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, food artisans and other activities emphasizing fresh and affordable food. Entertainment will be provided by indie rock favorites Okkervil River and Best Coast.
Where: Denver City Park, 17th Ave. & Colorado Blvd., Denver
When: Saturday: 10 a.m.
Admission: Free
More Information: Cultivate Festival

Rock Ledge Ranch Harvest Festival 

What: In recognition of the bounty of a traditional fall harvest, tour the historic property, ride a pony or horse-drawn wagon, hear music, pick a pumpkin and more.
Where: Rock Ledge Ranch, 3105 Gateway Rd., Colorado Springs, Colo.
When: 10 a.m.
Admission: Free

Saturday and Sunday 

Cider Days Harvest Festival 

What: See apple cider being made, a vintage tractor pull and do crafts.
Where: Lakewood's Heritage Center, 801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood, Colo.
When: Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults: $7; Ages (3-12): $4.
More Information: Cider Days Harvest Festival 


Komen Denver Race for the Cure

What: Run, walk or sleep in for a good cause.
Where: Pepsi Center, Speer Blvd. and Auraria Pkwy., Denver
When: 7 a.m.
Admission: $10-$35

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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