7 best things to do in Colorado this weekend: April 8-10, 2022 – What We Know!

DENVER — Each weekend, Denver7 compiles a listing of some enjoyable occasions you would possibly take pleasure in. Listed here are our picks for the 7 finest issues to do within the Denver metro space and past this weekend.

1. On the lookout for one thing enjoyable for the kiddos? There’s a competition for them this weekend

The Northern Colorado Youngsters’s Pageant is occurring this Saturday on the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley lodge. The competition provides many types of high quality play experiences for kids ages 0-8, the place households will get to have interaction in hands-on actions that assist their little one develop advantageous motor expertise, train youngsters about science and the human physique, present sources about well being consuming and rather more. Tickets may be discovered right here.

2. If you wish to a extra chill weekend, head to a Rachmaninoff live performance in Denver

Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann will make his Colorado Symphony debut for Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Live performance No. 2. Different performances will embrace Carl Nielsen’s Fourth Symphony and Guiseppe Verdi’s Overture from ‘La Forza del destino.’ The live performance is occurring Sunday, April 10 from 1 p.m. to three:30 p.m. on the Boettcher Live performance Corridor. Tickets may be bought right here.

3. Rejoice the tip of winter in a Springalicious vogue at Steamboat Ski Space

Steamboat Ski Space will have fun the tip of spring with the Springalicious competition, takin place now via Sunday, April 10. Head to the slopes for a wild and hilarious races that includes do-it-yourself cardboard crafts, constructed solely from cardboard, glue, string, water-based paint, duct tape, and another adhesive you’ll be able to consider. There might be meals, free music, and rather more. See the total schedule of occasions right here.

4. The Lakers tackle the Nuggets at Ball Area this Sunday

The Los Angeles Lakers will tackle the Denver Nuggets this weekend. If you happen to’re searching for the LeBron James-Nikola Jokić matchup and don’t wish to miss it, get you and your pals to Ball Area this Sunday. Be there earlier than 7:30 p.m., as a result of that’s when the enjoyable begins. Ticket data right here.

5. Make the leap into icy waters for a superb trigger

Annually, the Polar Plunge challenges hundreds of courageous jumpers, together with a few of your favourite tv personalities, to leap into frigid chilly waters to boost cash for Particular Olympics Colorado. Funds raised via the Polar Plunge assist to help packages resembling Younger Athletes, Unified Sports activities, Inclusive Well being and Athlete Management Applications, to call a couple of. The occasion is that this Saturday, April 9 and Denver7’s Micah Smith might be emceeing.

6. Hearken to some tunes and lift cash for Meals Financial institution of the Rockies

Musicians United for Change is proud to current their second annual 2022 Musicians United for Change Youth Profit Live performance April 9-10, 2022 on the Musicians United for Change YouTube channel. The live performance will increase funds for Meals Financial institution of the Rockies. Denver7 is a proud associate of this occasion.

7. XicanIndie Movie Fest XXIV

The Xicano Unbiased Filmmakers Pageant, the XicanIndie Movie Fest for brief, is an annual four-day competition that highlights the artistry and experiences of the Latinx neighborhood in 4 areas, the Chicano Unbiased Filmmakers, Latino World Cinema, El Epoca de Oro ( the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema) and Cine Mejicano. The movie competition is happening at Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Middle from April 7-10. Extra data and full schedule may be discovered right here. Please word: COVID-19 protocols stay in place at Su Teatro, so be ready to put on a masks inside and present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a detrimental COVID-19 take a look at earlier than getting within the door.