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7 best things to do in Colorado this weekend, Feb. 8-10, 2019

Posted: 11:55 PM, Feb 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-09 00:02:31Z
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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 and across the state this weekend.

1. Denver Mac and Cheese Festival
What: The Denver Mac and Cheese Festival is the only event in Denver where you get to sample a huge variety of gourmet, chef-inspired twists on your childhood favorite: mac & cheese! Local chefs and restaurants are cooking up their most creative and delicious mac & cheese while competing for the best mac in town. Be there to sample everything for yourself and cast your vote! This is a 21+ event.
Where: Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place in Denver
When: Friday, February 8 from 5:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Admission: $59-$119
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/194763628112386/

2. Colorado Garden & Home Show
What: Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event at the Colorado Convention Center– where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement. Enjoy the multitude of fragrances as you stroll through more than an acre of professionally landscaped gardens – 11 in all.
Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. in Denver
When: Saturday, February 9 through Sunday, February 17
Admission: $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for kids 12 and under.
More info: http://coloradogardenfoundation.org/colorado-garden-home-show

3. Denver Golf Expo
What: So it might be a little too cold to go out and golf in Colorado, but if you’re hoping to test a new club, get a lesson in proper swing technique or just plan your next golf vacation, then the Denver Golf Expo is the place you’ll want to be.
Where: Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave. in Denver
When: Friday, February 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, February 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, February 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $13
More info: http://denvergolfexpo.com/

4. Urban Farm’s TUF Bazaar
What: You don't have to travel to Istanbul for a Turkish Bazaar, The Urban Farm is bringing it to you this weekend. There will be hand-crafted Turkish kilims, jewelry sheep and other surprises both Turkish and “Coloradoish.” This pop-up market will benefit TUF at the Cube in Stapleton.
Where: 8371 Northfield Blvd. in Denver
When: Saturday, February 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: Click here to learn more about the event.

5. Loveland Sweetheart Festival
What: There’s probably no better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in the nation’s “Sweetheart City.” The inaugural Loveland Sweetheart Festival invites families and lovers across the world to gather in downtown Loveland to celebrate valentine season with love, lights and one of the largest Love Lock sculptures in the U.S.
Where: Downtown Loveland
When: Friday, February 8 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, February 9 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: https://www.loveland.org/events-2/sweet-heart-festival/

6. Free entrance to the Longmont Museum
What: The Longmont Museum, housed in a distinctive contemporary building, features changing exhibits in history, art, and science, as well as the award-winning Front Range Rising, a long-term exhibit on the history and culture of this region.
Where: Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road
When: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/departments/departments-e-m/museum

7. Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market
What: Farmers’ Markets are generally known to be open for a very limited amount of time in the fall, but that’s not the case for Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market in Wheat Ridge, which is open year-round. Come and show for produce, honey, jams and jellies, as well as alpaca wool products, paintings, jewelry and more.
Where: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/

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