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9 Issues to do in Denver and Colorado this weekend: April 8-10

9 Issues to do in Denver and Colorado this weekend: April 8-10

Colorado Rockies baseball, Arvada Kite Competition, Disney on Ice and Steamboat’s Cardboard Traditional.

COLORADO, USA — Colorado Rockies baseball is again! The boys of summer time have returned to downtown Denver for 3 video games this heat weekend.

Spring festivals are starting with the Arvada Kite Competition and Palisade’s Honeybee Competition. Disney on Ice additionally makes its annual cease within the Mile Excessive Metropolis. Though spring has sprung in Colorado, there may be nonetheless time to get exterior and benefit from the snow on the annual Cardboard Traditional in Steamboat. 

Have fun the season this weekend by experiencing the distinctive tradition, meals and geography that makes our state so particular. Try considered one of these enjoyable occasions throughout Colorado.

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Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

DENVER — After seven months, baseball is lastly again within the Mile Excessive Metropolis. The Colorado Rockies tackle the Los Angeles Dodgers at 2:10 p.m. Friday, April 8 at Coors Discipline. The Rockies additionally play Saturday at 6:10 p.m. and Sunday at 1:10 p.m. Followers who arrive early to Friday’s sport can snag a 2022 magnetic schedule. Tickets can be found at Rockies.com.

This is all the pieces you could know for those who’re headed to the ballpark.

Should you simply wish to soak within the ambiance of Opening Day weekend, many downtown eating places have offers and particular menu gadgets.

RELATED: Opening Day information: This is what to anticipate at Coors Discipline

RELATED: The place you possibly can have fun Rockies Opening Day in Denver

Arvada Kite Competition

ARVADA — Let’s go fly a kite! The entire household will benefit from the annual Arvada Kite Competition on Sunday, April 10 at Stenger Sports activities Complicated at West 58th Avenue and Oak Avenue. You possibly can deliver your personal kite or buy one on the occasion. There shall be youngsters’ actions, cubicles, face portray, meals vehicles, inflatables and reveals by skilled kite flyers. The competition runs from 10 a.m. to three p.m. Carry your chairs and blankets.

Northern Colorado Kids’s Competition 

GREELEY — The annual Northern Colorado Kids’s Competition is again Saturday, April 9 at Greeley’s Downtown Rec Middle and DoubleTree by Hilton. The competition runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with enjoyable, meals, actions, leisure and group assets.

Easter egg hunts

COLORADO — Spring has arrived in Colorado with bees, robins, bunnies and baseball. Easter arrives Sunday, April 17, however many egg hunts are deliberate throughout Colorado this Saturday and subsequent Saturday. This is an inventory of a few of the Easter egg hunts we have discovered throughout Colorado in 2022.

RELATED: Easter egg hunts in Denver and round Colorado

Disney on Ice

DENVER — Disney magic arrives in Denver this weekend with “Disney on Ice: Mickey and Buddies.” From wheels to waves, ice wonderlands to infinity and past, Disney on Ice performs the Denver Coliseum for seven performances Thursday, April 7 via Sunday, April 10. Get your tickets at AXS.com.

Palisade Worldwide Honeybee Competition

PALISADE — The annual Worldwide Honeybee Competition is again in stunning Palisade for a thirteenth 12 months. The competition celebrates Palisade’s agricultural roots and brings consideration to the threatened honeybee inhabitants. Held on the City Plaza in downtown Palisade, the competition runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. There shall be music, reside demonstrations, meals distributors and youngsters’ actions. For extra data and a whole schedule, go to PalisadeHoneybeeFest.org.

Cardboard Traditional

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat’s conventional ceremony of spring, the Cardboard Traditional, is again for a fortieth 12 months. This hilarious race options do-it-yourself crafts made from cardboard, glue, string, paint, duct tape, masking tape, balloons and different decorations. Opponents race down Stampede to a hysterical end. Entries are judged at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9 with the races to start quickly after. For registration data and a whole schedule, go to Steamboat.com.

Colorado Tartan Day Competition

LONGMONT — Colorado will have fun Scotland’s cultural and historic contributions to the world with a celebration of household, group, nation, heritage and the human want for connection at this weekend’s Colorado Tartan Day Competition. The celebration takes place Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 on the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The free, family-friendly occasion affords performances from The Empire for Medieval Pursuits, the Renaissance Scots, Gobs O’Phun and extra. Try ColoradoTartanDay.com for the entire weekend schedule.

Magic on the Rocks 

DENVER — Scotty Wiese, a 22-year-old Denver native and nationally acclaimed magician, will carry out on the first-ever Magic on the Rocks on Saturday, April 9. Put together to witness mind-blowing magic, storytelling, comedy and surprises all through the present that’s excellent for household and buddies of all ages. Tickets for the 7 p.m. present are on sale at AXS.com.

“I’m past grateful and extremely excited to carry out the first-ever magic present at Pink Rocks,” stated Wiese. “My first Pink Rocks live performance was Journey, and I vividly keep in mind them singing ‘Do not Cease Believin,” which impressed me to say, ‘I will not cease believing till I carry out right here in the future!’ Magic is a good analogy for that message of believing in your targets and desires.”

Polar Plunge

BOULDER & WINDSOR — There are two polar plunges scheduled in Colorado this heat spring weekend, each to assist Particular Olympics Colorado. The Boulder Plunge is about for 12 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Boulder Reservoir. An After Splash Bash follows at Avery Brewing Firm.

The 2nd annual Windsor Polar Plunge and 5K Run/Stroll, additionally deliberate for Saturday, April 9, shall be held at Boardwalk Park/Windsor Lake Seaside. The Windsor After Splash Bash follows at Peculiar Ales.

Style of Vail

VAIL — Greater than 30 of Vail’s best cooks and eating places and almost 50 of the nation’s high wineries shall be featured on this weekend’s Style of Vail. The four-day occasion opened Wednesday and continues via Saturday, April 9. For an entire occasion schedule and competition passes, take a look at TasteofVail.com.

Colorado Mineral and Fossil Spring Present

DENVER — Retail and wholesale distributors from all over the world shall be on the 2022 Colorado Mineral & Fossil Spring Present. Distributors shall be showcasing minerals, fossils, meteorites, tektites, carvings, gems, jewellery and extra. The present on the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Conference Middle runs Friday, April 8 via Sunday, April 10. Parking and admission are free.

Colorado State Button Society Present & Sale

DENVER — Button fans, rejoice. The Colorado State Button Society presents the 54th annual Spring Present & Sale. Hundreds of classic, vintage and up to date buttons with be on view and on the market to the general public Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 on the Doubletree by Hilton Denver at 3203 Quebec Avenue. Admission to the Colorado State Button Society Present is free. Study extra at ColoradoButtons.com.

Colorado Eagles vs. Bakersfield Condors

LOVELAND — The Colorado Eagles host Bakersfield this Friday and Saturday at Budweiser Occasions Middle. The Eagles, the AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, and Condors skate at 7:05 p.m. every evening. There is a mini stick giveaway on Friday and the primary 2,500 followers Saturday will snag a gnome. Seize your excellent seat at ColoradoEagles.com/Tickets.

Colorado Mammoth vs. San Diego Seals

DENVER — The Colorado Mammoth are again within the Mile Excessive Metropolis this weekend to tackle the San Diego Seals. The Mammoth play Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at downtown Denver’s Ball Area. For tickets, go to Ticketmaster.com. 

New this season, the Mammoth have a Occasion Zone between sections 108 and 118 the place followers can get pleasure from video games and leisure with a rotating band and DJ appearances. The distinctive, standing-room-only space contains a enjoyable mixture of yard video games, drink choices, social alternatives and extra.

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers

DENVER — Led by their soon-to-be back-to-back NBA MVP, the Denver Nuggets host the Los Angeles Lakers and their megastar LeBron James this spring weekend for the ultimate common season residence sport. Nikola Jokić and the Nuggets tip off towards the Lakers at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10 at Denver’s Ball Area. Ticketmaster.com is the place for tickets at Ball Area.

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

DENVER — Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann makes his Colorado Symphony debut this weekend for 3 performances at Boettcher Live performance Corridor. Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen takes on Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, among the best concertos ever written. Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Denver. For tickets and efficiency occasions, go to ColoradoSymphony.org.

RELATED: Colorado Symphony declares new principal conductor

Tootsie

DENVER — The latest hit Broadway musical tour has arrived in Denver. “Tootsie” performs Denver’s Buell Theatre via Sunday, April 10. This love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a proficient however troublesome actor who struggles to search out work till one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the function of a lifetime. “Tootsie” contains a Tony Award-winning guide by Robert Horn and intelligent rating by 2018 Tony-winner David Yazbek. For tickets and showtimes, go to DenverCenter.org.

9Health Honest

COLORADO — There are a lot of causes to attend a 9Health Honest this weekend. You possibly can study extra about you, reap the benefits of free and low-cost well being screenings, and speak to a number of medical professionals. Register upfront or simply present up, doesn’t matter to us! We simply hope to see you there. Both method, isn’t it time you make your well being a precedence? Discover a honest close to you at 9Health365.org.

Motion pictures this weekend

Jared Leto’s flip as Michael Morbius had a delicate debut for superhero film with $39 million. The film, which exists within the “Venom” and “Spider-Man” universe, might want to pull in some main money abroad if it desires to earn a sequel. The $75 million film has only a 17% contemporary ranking on Rotten Tomatoes.

This weekend, “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” and “Ambulance” arrive adopted by “Incredible Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore” later in April.

New films this weekend

  • Ambulance
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Every little thing In all places All at As soon as

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Morbius — $39 million
  2. The Misplaced Metropolis — $14.7 million
  3. The Batman — $11 million
  4. Uncharted — $3.7 million
  5. Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Film  — $2 million

RELATED: Weighed down by dangerous opinions, ‘Morbius’ opens to $39 million

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