DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some fun events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.
1. Take your beloved on a haunted adventure this Valentine’s Day weekend
What: Vampires have taken over 13th Floor Denver this Valentine’s. Your mission is simple…with the training and skills from expert vampire hunters, vanquish the creatures that lurk ahead. This interactive haunted house experience will make for a Valentine’s you’ll never forget.
Where: The 13th Floor Haunted House, 3400 E. 52nd Ave. in Denver
When: Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission: Tickets start at $25
More info: https://www.tixr.com/groups/13thfloorhauntedhouse/
2. Watch hundreds of dogs compete at the 2019 Colorado Kennel Club Dog Show
What: Have you ever watched a dog show on TV? Now is your chance to see one live and cheer for your favorites at the 2019 Colorado Kennel Club Dog Show! Watch dogs competing in conformation, obedience and agility, as well as Dock Diving and Barn Hunt. There will be Earth Dog and Flyball demonstrations, and a hands-on workshop in ‘How To Groom Your Dog’ as well as activities for the kiddos.
Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. in Denver
When: Saturday, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 for adults and teens; Kids 12 and under get in free.
More info: https://coloradokennelclub.org/2019-all-breed-dog-show
3. The Colorado Symphony presents: A Classical Romance
What: Just in time for Valentine’s Day and the weekend following it, the Colorado Symphony offers a uniquely American look at the themes of love across multiple decades.
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St. in Denver
When: Saturday, Feb. 16 starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 17 starting at 1 p.m.
Admission: Between $20-$94
More info: To learn more about and view the full program of “A Classical Romance,” click here.
4. Watch the Colorado Avalanche take on the St. Louis Blues
What: The Avs host Central Division foe, the St. Louis Blues for the second time this season at the Pepsi Center.
Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle in Denver
When: Saturday, Feb. 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Varies. Click here for ticket information.
More info: https://www.nhl.com/avalanche/schedule/2019-02-01/MT
5. Get lost in an immersive art experience at Natura Obscura
What: Immerse your senses on a journey through a surrealist forest that combines art and the latest in virtual and digital technologies at Natura Obscura.
Where: Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA), 1000 Englewood Parkway, in Englewood, Colo.
When: Now through April 28.
Admission: Varies; for ticket information click here.
More info: https://www.naturaobscura.org
6. Head to Golden for some yoga with kangaroos
What: Ever wanted to do yoga… with a kangaroo? Head to the Zoo Chateau in Golden to do yoga with Bindi and Rooney the red kangaroos at the zoo. The first 30 minutes will be dedicated to signing liability waivers (after all, you are doing yoga with a kangaroo next to you), and the rest will be dedicated to the yoga practice.
Where: Zoo Chateau, 21050 Indian Head Road in Golden, Colo.
When: Sunday, Feb. 17 from 4 to 5 p.m.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/411816056021952/?event_time_id=442988589571365
7. Experience abstract and expressionist art for free at the Clyfford Still Museum
What: So you’ve seen all of the art at the Denver Art Museum and want to experience something different at no cost? The Clyfford Still Museum hosts free day once a month! Complementary guided tours which last about 45 minutes take place at 2 p.m. on free days but are limited to only 30 people. They’re on a first-come, first-served basis.
Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St. in Denver
When: Sunday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More info: https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/
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