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. Denver Art Market
What: Funded by artists for artists, the Denver Art Market – or Denarket – offers local artists the chance to sell their work and receive exposure form the community two times a month. Over 25 local artists with a variety of styles and products.
Where: 855 Inca Street in Denver, Colo.
When: Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Colorado’s premier exotic pet expo is here for the weekend. There will be education seminars and knowledgeable vendors to help you in your search for a new family friend> There will also be free face painting and balloon animals for the little ones.
Where: The Double Three Thornton Hotel / The Castles Event Center, 83 East 120th Avenue in Thornton, Colo.
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6 through 16 and under anyone under 5-years-old gets in free.
What: Bookstores across the nation will be participating in Independent Bookstore Day, a country-wide celebration of books and independent bookstores. Metro area Tattered Cover Book Stores will have exclusive, limited edition products, events, activities, giveaways and more.
Where: Several locations
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Free of charge (except, of course, for any purchases you may make)
What: Bring your mat, your cat and your chakras aligned for an afternoon of feline yoga in Lakewood. Hosted by the Cat Care Society. Space is limited, so make your reservation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Cat Care Society, 5787 W. 6th Avenue in Lakewood, Colo.
What: The second annual Chalk Walk in downtown Sterling is taking place this weekend! Professional artists and students will begin chalking at 11:30 a.m. with the exhibit opening to the public at 1 p.m. It’s recommended that you start the walk at Sterling Creatives and make your way through downtown.
Where: Sterling Creatives, 120 N. 4th Street in Sterling, Colo.
When: Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Haven’t found tickets to Avengers: Infinity War? The 88 Drive In Theatre in Commerce City is showing not only the latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but the movie that came before it – Black Panther – along with Super Troopers 2 this Saturday and Sunday. Black Panther starts at 8 p.m.; Avengers: Infinity War starts at 10:15 p.m. and Super Troopers begins at 12:45 am.
Where: 88 Drive In Theatre, 8780 Rosemary Street in Commerce City, Colo.
When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 starting at 6 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 2018 starting at 7 p.m.
Admission: $8 per person; kids 12 and under get in free