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Denver7 list of the 7 best things to do in Colorado this weekend

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Posted at 5:07 PM, Sep 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 19:07:25-04

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 Denver this weekend.  

1. See the fall colors!
What: Once again, the annual gold rush has begun in the Colorado high country! The aspen trees are starting to turn.
Where: Colorado high country. The best color over the northern mountains should be from September 15th to the 30th.
When: Now!
Admission: Free
More info: bit.ly/2f1flOV

2. Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 
What: A three-day celebration of blues music and microbrewing headlined by Bonnie Raitt, TajMo, and Steve Winwood.
Where: Telluride
When: Friday – Sunday
Admission: Tickets start at $30
More info: http://www.tellurideblues.com/

3. Boulder Fall Fest
What: The 3-day autumn festival features local food, microbrews, music, children’s entertainment and activities.
Where: Pearl Street Mall in Boulder
When: Friday – Sunday
Admission: Free
More info: https://www.boulderdowntown.com/fall-fest

4. 1830s Rendezvous
What: Experience a day in the Old West. Dr. James Hanson from The Museum of the Fur Trade will present a lecture on his newest book, Provisions of the Fur Trade, followed by a delicious Fort buffalo prime rib dinner. 
Where: 19192 Colo. Hwy. 8 in Morrison
When: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $5
More info: http://www.tesoroculturalcenter.org/1830s-rendezvous/

5. Kith Babywear Walk and Family 5k
What: A family fun 5k to support childbirth education. Vendors and parenting resources will also be on hand.
Where: 3301 West 46th Avenue in Denver.
When: Saturday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Admission: $40
More info: https://www.kithco.org

6. Summerset Festival
What: Local food and culture will be on hand during the 33rd annual family fun event. There will also be a vintage car show and craft beer testing.
Where: 7306 West Bowles Avenue in Littleton.
When: Saturday starting at 11 a.m.
Admission: Free
More info: http://summersetfest.com/

7. CRUSH
What: Streets and alley ways will transform into an open an open-air gallery during the annual event.
Where:  3611 Chestnut Place in the River North Art District
When: Sep. 11 – Sep. 17.
Admission: Free
More info: http://crushwalls.org/