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 Botanic Gardens Pumpkin Festival
What: If you’re still looking for that perfect pumpkin to carve before Halloween arrives, you can do so at Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms this weekend!
When: Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 through Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road.
Admission: Between $4 to $8
2. Breakfast Burrito Day in Denver
What: Denver’s Mayor Michael Hancock declared October 14 as Breakfast Burrito Day and some local restaurants will be offering freebies and deals to celebrate the special occasion.
When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Where: Various locations
3. Free Day at the Denver Firefighter’s Museum
What: Learn about the history of the Denver Fire Department with galleries showcasing firefighting artifacts, technology used over the years by firefighters, and learn about firefighter training and much more.
When: Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 1326 Tremont Place, Denver
More info: http://www.denverfirefightersmuseum.org/
4. Arapahoe County Fall Festival
What: For over 100 years, 17 Mile House Farm Park has been hosting the Arapahoe County Fall Festival and this year won’t be any different. Enjoy the farmhouse, silo, milk-shed and red barn and two replica windmills.
When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 17 Mile House Farm Park, 8181 S. Parker Road in Centennial
More info: http://www.arapahoegov.com/1160/Events
5. 2017 Telluride Horror Show
What: The Telluride Horror Show, Colorado’s first and longest-running horror film festival, is returning for its 8th straight year. Experience an eclectic mix of horror, suspense, thriller, dark fantasy, sci-fi and dark comedy in Telluride’s historic theaters.
When: Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 to Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017
Where: Telluride, Colorado
6. UCHealth’s Health and Fitness Evre Day
What: UCHealth is hosting a unique health and fitness day designed by women for women – evr? (pronounced “every”). The all-encompassing health and fitness event will allow attendees to personalize their day, creating an itinerary of health and wellness experiences individualized to each woman.
When: Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle in Denver
7. Coors Brewery Tours
What: Coors has been making beer in Golden, Colo., since the 1870s. The brewery experience includes a 30-minute self-paced tour highlighting the malting, brewing and packaging processes.
Where: Ford Street, Golden, CO
When: Weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Weekly on Sunday from noon – 4 p.m.
More info: http://visitgolden.com/coors-brewery/
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