DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.
1. Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Colorado
What: Come celebrate the Year of the Dog at the largest Chinese New Year celebration across the state. There will be a cultural fair, a taste of China and a marketplace filled with arts and crafts. There will be music, entertainment, as well as artworks, crafts, calligraphy, children’s games and more.
Where: Citypoint Church, 200 South University Boulevard in Denver, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
2. Colorado Blizzard vs. Ontario Fury II
What: Colorado’s undefeated major arena soccer league will take on Ontario Fury II Inferno at the Denver Coliseum this weekend as they solidify their entry into the playoffs.
Where: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt Street in Denver, Colo.
When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 from 7:05 p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
Admission: $13 to $18; tickets can be purchased here.
3. 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, Feb. 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m
More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/
What: Using anything but traditional percussion instruments, the performers at STOMP create pulse-pounding, electrifying rhythms for an unforgettably unique performance every time.
Where: Buell Theater, 1350 Curtis Street in Denver, Colo.
When: Until Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Admission: Starts at $25. Prices vary by date and availability
5. Drink with Owls. No, seriously
What: If you’ve ever dreamed of having an owl companion to either deliver your letters from Hogwarts or perhaps, just to stare at you while you drink some booze, this is your chance! Nature’s Educators, a 501(c)(3) educational wildlife program in the Denver metro area whose mission it is to teach people about the importance of birds of prey, will host a night to Drink with Owls.
Where: Brewability Lab, 12445 E. 39th Avenue #314 in Denver, Colo.
When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m
Admission: Free, but there is a $3 cash donation for anyone wishing to take a photo with an owl or falcon
6. Colorado Convention Center Public Art Tour
What: If you’ve ever wondered why the Big Blue Bear is peering through the window at the Colorado Convention Center, or why the escalator is laughing at you all the time, you might want to take this tour! You’ll get answers to these pressing questions, plus see Denver’s 300 million-year history in a short 100-foot walk.
Where: Colorado Convention Center, 7000 14th Street
When: Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
7. Edmonton Oilers take on the Colorado Avalanche
What: America’s favorite sport (football) and its favorite pastime (baseball) might not be in season, but that doesn’t mean Colorado sports are off the calendar. The Edmonton Oilers are taking on the Colorado Avalanche this Sunday at the Pepsi Center
Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle in Denver, Colo.
When: Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Between $30 and $300
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