Mix and mingle with 125,000 art lovers at the Denver Arts Festival. More than 100 of Colorado’s best artists will showcase their works Saturday & Sunday, May 25 & 26 at Stapleton’s Conservatory Green Plaza at Northfield. You’ll find sculpture, photography, fiber arts, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, woodworking and painting. [Read more…] about Denver Arts Festival This Weekend in Stapleton
Things To Do
Take a step back in time as you celebrate Homesteaders’ Day at Golden History Museum and Park on Saturday, May 25. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., experience 19th century homesteading, explore the historic cabins, try woodstove cooking, learn about blacksmithing, and take a lesson at the one-room schoolhouse. This event is drop-in style; there is no registration and it is FREE. [Read more…] about Step Back In Time: Homesteaders’ Day at Golden History Park
Philatelists of all ages are placing a stamp on Denver. What’s a philatelist? A stamp collector, of course. And hundreds will be at the Rocky Mountain Stamp Show on Friday to Sunday, May 24 to 26 at The Crown Plaza Hotel DIA. The Show is a lot of fun. Stamps are snapshots of the past and present and can tell the story or a person, place or time. Many can take you to exotic destinations or on a journey into space. [Read more…] about Rocky Mountain Stamp Show May 24 to 26
Celebrate Memorial Day with a blast. Head to Littleton’s Cornerstone Park for the 3rd annual Memorial Day Nerf Battle on Monday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. hosted by Battle Zone. They will be in their mega arena playing exciting Nerf battles all day long. Join us for these Battle Royale (Fortnite Theme) games featuring Squads, Blaster & Ammo drops, Revives, and the biggest Battle Bus you’ve ever seen. [Read more…] about Join In Annual Memorial Day Nerf Battle
Calling all adult Disney fans! Head to the Erie Community Library on Friday, May 31 at 6 p.m. for the next adult after-hours Random Fandom Trivia Night. Do you think you have what it takes to out-Disney other superfans? Grab your friends, freshen up on those favorite classic Disney films and come prepared for a magical night of Disney trivia.
Come in costume. Best dressed wins a prize. This is for those age 18 and older. Registration is required. You can register online or by calling 1-888-861-7323. 400 Powers St., Erie.
Looking for a fun, family getaway that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg? Take a road trip and see the Colorado nobody told you about. Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson and Lincoln counties have joined forces to create Our Journey, a website that showcases interesting things to do on Colorado’s Central Plains.
You can visit 12 museums and attractions from Memorial Day through Labor Day for FREE simply by mentioning the password “Our Journey” when you get to each attraction. You can also visit www.ourjourney.info or call 800-825-0208 and request a FREE travel kit, which includes a tour card for FREE admission to the 12 sites: [Read more…] about Free Admission to 12 Central Colorado Attractions
Maybe, just maybe, we’ll make it through a week without rain, sleet or snow. Summer is calling and it brings new offers for plays, concerts, comedy nights, festivals and more. There are deals to be had, as much as 50% off, and we’ve found them. Some of the newest offerings include discounted admission to hear The Who, Three Dog Night or The B-52s in concert, Elitch Gardens Seasons Passes, Brick Fest for LEGO lovers and a taco festival.
You can find real savings by buying through services such as Goldstar and Groupon. (Be sure when buying through Groupon to check our recent posts for any promo codes, for extra savings.)
Here are some ticket deals I’ve uncovered to concerts, plays, festivals, sporting events and more. [Read more…] about 23 Great Deals for Upcoming Entertainment in Denver
Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled 14 weeks of family-friendly flicks at select theaters. During its Summer Movie Express, selected G- or PG-rated movies show every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. — starting June 4. (Dates may vary by location.) Tickets are just $1 each. (Even better, a portion of the proceeds benefit the Will Rogers Institute.) [Read more…] about Regal Cinemas: $1 Family-Friendly Flicks For 14 Weeks This Summer
The city of Aurora and Colorado Freedom Memorial’s Colorado Remembers ceremony will be Saturday, May 25 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event features a free-will donation pancake breakfast, a helicopter flyover, music by the Sound of the Rockies Men’s Chorus as well as a traveling museum from the Rocky Mountain Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association. [Read more…] about Colorado Remembers at Colorado Freedom Memorial
Step right up and read at Arapahoe Libraries during this year’s FREE summer reading program from Saturday, June 1 through Sunday, July 28. Those who complete their reading record will receive rewards including a book, stickers, collectible pins, and coupons from local businesses. Adults will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win even more prizes. You can register now for Summer Reading here or call 303-542-7279.
Families will discover two full weekends of FREE and fun activities Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19 and May 25 & 26 at Bass Pro Shops’ Go Outdoors Event. Events vary each weekend with giveaways, activities, workshops led by skilled experts and more. Remember that Bass Pro and Cabela’s are now under the same ownership so you have several locations participating. Here’s what is on the schedule: [Read more…] about Family Outdoor Fun at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s
Honk! Honk! When we think of going to the movies, we often forget about the good ol’-fashioned drive-in. Mostly because they no longer exist. Luckily, the Denver metro area has one left, 88 Drive-In Theatre at 8780 Rosemary St. in Commerce City. (Did you know they’ve been showing flicks for more than 40 years?)
And it not only offers a long-forgotten, unique movie-going experience, but great value, too. In 2015, they upgraded to a state-of-the-art digital projector — all on a 40′ by 70′ screen! [Read more…] about 88 Drive-In Theatre Offers Triple-Feature For $9
City folk just don’t get out to the “country” enough. There’s a quick fix on Saturday, May 25 during Farm and Ranch Day at CALF’s historic Lowell Ranch in Castle Rock. The entire family can see all sorts of livestock and the historic Lowell Ranch House. Agricultural vendors, exhibitors and classes will also be featured during the FREE event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lowell Ranch hosts the oh-so-popular farm baby animal tours during the spring, so this is the perfect chance to see all creatures big and small including lambs, calves, chickens, pigs, and more. [Read more…] about Farm and Ranch Day at CALF’s Lowell Ranch
Denver’s big Day of Rock with five stages and 25 bands has fans of all ages rocking out on the 16th Street Mall on Saturday, May 25 — and the best part: It’s all FREE. Whatever your taste in rock music, you’ll find it somewhere along the mall. The bass starts pumping at 1:45 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. [Read more…] about Rock Your Socks Off Along the 16th Street Mall
AMF & Brunswick Bowling Centers are offering kids (15 and under) 3 games of bowling every day this summer from May 20 through September 2 for the low price of $31.95 to $34.95 (depending on Center). This year, you can also buy a Kids Passport good at any participating location for $43.95. Passes are good Monday to Friday from open to 8 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from open to 4 p.m. [Read more…] about Kids Low-Cost Summer Bowling Pass