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4 Fun things to do this weekend in and around Denver, August 10-12, 2018

4 Fun things to do this weekend in and around Denver, August 10-12, 2018

We have found you 4 fun things to do this weekend in and around Denver.  As summer is winding down and the last of the outdoor events are coming up!  Let’s take a look at what you can do this weekend.

Friday, August 10th

  • Ramen Throw Down at The Hangar at Stanley– Tonight @ 5:00 PM-9:00 PM- Come to support a good cause and also enjoy sampling, ten local chefs ramen bowl. You get to join in by tasting the bowls and casting your vote for your favorite.  This family-friendly event will also feature a sake and Japanese whiskey tasting, knife skills demo, local vendors and an appearance by the Colorado Ghostbusters. Ticket sales benefit Kids Mobility Network. Tickets online are $50-55, at the door $65Sheedy Mansion
  • Historic Denver Capitol Hill Walking Tour– Get to know Denver a little more by learning some of its histories.  Find out about the history of the charming historic mansions of Capitol Hill.  Learn more about the families who lived in these homes at the end of the 19th century.  The tour begins and ends at the Molly Brown House Museum and lasts approximately 90 minutes and covers about 1.2 miles.  See also the Lodo Walking Tour, Larimer Square, Daniels & Fisher Tower Tour, and much more.

Saturday, August 10th

Handmade Arts & Ales Festival– Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, 12-7 PM- $5- Fundraising event, proceeds go towards Make Art Happen, enjoy handmade arts, handcrafted local beer, food, live entertainment and of course art!

Throughout the weekend events

Union Station

  • Buskerfest– Denver Union Station- Fri: 5-8 PM, Sat: 10 AM-8 PM, Sun: 12 – 6 PM- FREE- This is fun for the whole family! Think Pearl Street but amplified as these are buskers from around the world! The Plaza at Union Station will be transformed into a world-class busker festival.  The event features street performers, live bands, film screenings, face-painters, interactive workshops and scavenger hunt in the Union Station!


  • Jeffco Fair & Festival– Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave Frontage Road, Golden, CO- $5 general admin, kids under 12 FREE- Come to see some the rodeo, milestone eight pro wrestling, plus more live entertainment, reptile adventures, science shows, petting zoo, outdoor adventure zone and more!

Enjoy, make memories, create traditions, and please share! We are a community and would like to hear about your experiences, good and bad, so please send us a quick note!  Whatever you do, have fun!

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