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9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Feb. 11, 12, 13

9 Issues to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Feb. 11, 12, 13

Winter festivals are again in Loveland, Steamboat Springs and Frisco and Monster Jam roars again into Denver.

COLORADO, USA — Children being pulled on skis behind horses and beautiful mountain fireworks are only a few of the occasions deliberate this weekend on the oldest-running winter carnival within the western United States.

Steamboat’s annual celebration of winter and western heritage is again this weekend together with Frisco’s Spontaneous Combustion Group Bonfire.

Regardless of the place you reside within the Centennial State there may be positive to be an thrilling journey awaiting you this chilly February weekend. Seize the recent cocoa and take a look at certainly one of these enjoyable occasions throughout Colorado.

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Steamboat Winter Carnival

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Head to Steamboat Springs this weekend to expertise the oldest, steady Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi. Though the competition has been underway since Wednesday, the highlights of the competition are on Saturday and Sunday. The road occasions function youngsters being pulled on skis behind horses and adults being pulled on shovels by means of downtown Steamboat. On Saturday, Howelsen Hill will probably be lit up with illuminated skiers descending the mountain and a spectacular fireworks present to finish the night time. For a full schedule of snow sculpture judging, s’extra events, winter sports activities occasions, avenue slalom, ski joring, ring and spear, donkey soar, shovel races and extra, go to SteamboatChamber.com.

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Loveland Sweetheart Pageant

LOVELAND — The “Sweetheart Metropolis” will get sweeter for Valentine’s Day with the annual Loveland Sweetheart Pageant. The 2-day competition begins Friday in downtown Loveland with free enjoyable for the whole household. The competition options one thing for everybody – households, {couples}, beer and chocolate lovers, working lovers, artwork lovers and endlessly loves — with a youngsters’ zone, gentle snow, stay leisure, beer corridor, meals vans, and extra. For a full schedule of Sweetheart Pageant occasions, go to VisitLovelandCO.org.

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Spontaneous Combustion Bonfire & Fireworks

FRISCO — The Spontaneous Combustion Group Bonfire is an annual Frisco neighborhood celebration. The bonfire, fueled by the city’s recycled Christmas bushes, kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, adopted by a firework present at 8 p.m. The City of Frisco will probably be accepting Christmas bushes for the bonfire by means of 4 p.m. Saturday on the Frisco Bay Marina dust lot.

Monster Jam

DENVER — The “most action-packed stay occasion on 4 wheels” makes its annual cease in Denver this weekend. The huge monster truck extravaganza Monster Jam will rock Ball Enviornment for 4 performances this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Vehicles scheduled to seem in Denver embody Earthshaker, Jailbird, Jurassic Assault, Megalodon, Nitro Menace, Rockwell Crimson, Scooby-Doo and the legendary Grave Digger. Get your Monster Jam tickets at MonsterJam.com.

Colorado Backyard & Residence Present

DENVER  — The Rocky Mountain area’s oldest and largest house and backyard present is again this weekend on the Colorado Conference Heart. Greater than 500 corporations and 1,000 cubicles will probably be exhibiting the newest developments in landscaping, gardening and residential enchancment on the 63rd annual Colorado Backyard & Residence Present.

The present options eight professionally-landscaped gardens and the area’s greatest house enchancment specialists that can assist you get your initiatives shifting ahead. The Colorado Backyard & Residence Present opens at 10 a.m. Saturday and runs by means of Sunday, Feb. 20 with tickets obtainable at AXS.com.

Frisco Gold Rush

FRISCO — The 51st annual Frisco Gold Rush is the longest working Nordic occasion in Colorado. The occasion consists of basic and skate races open to skiers of all ages and skills. There will probably be a 20K Skate, 7.5K Skate and 1K Children’ Enjoyable Ski on the occasion on Saturday. Gold Rush registration will be accomplished at FriscoGoldRush.com.

Love ‘Em or Go away ‘Em Valentine’s Day 5K/10K

PARKER — Parker Parks and Recreation Run Collection’ signature run/stroll arrives this Saturday at Salisbury Park. The Valentine’s Day 5K/10K is a enjoyable, festive exercise adopted by a post-race pancake breakfast. A free youngsters’ sprint follows the race for youngsters 8 and beneath. Runners and walkers are welcome to register at ParkerRec.com.

Philharmonic Pops Spectacular

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Philharmonic kicks off its “Pops” season with a crowd pleaser that features Gershwin classics from “Porgy and Bess” to the most effective of John Williams. Performances are set for Friday and Saturday on the Pikes Peak Heart for the Performing Arts. For showtimes and tickets, go to CSPhilharmonic.org.

Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

DENVER — Former Colorado Symphony principal visitor conductor Douglas Boyd returns to Boettcher Live performance Corridor for a program that options Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides, Mozart’s elegant Flute Concerto No. 1 and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. The Colorado Symphony has three performances deliberate this weekend in downtown Denver. Seize your excellent seat at ColoradoSymphony.org. 

Beethoven & Billy Childs

BOULDER — The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra will take to the stage of CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium for a particular live performance on Saturday. “Beethoven & Billy Childs” options Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Billy Childs presenting the world premiere of his new violin concerto. Reserve your seats at BoulderPhil.org.

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Within the Higher Room

DENVER —  Loyalty, spirituality and colorism are all at play within the dramatic darkish comedy “Within the Higher Room.” Based mostly on the true household historical past of playwright and novelist Beaufield Berry, the world premiere play is about household, secrets and techniques and the facility of the tales we develop up listening to. “Within the Higher Room” opens Friday, Feb. 11 on the Kilstrom Theatre on the Denver Performing Arts Advanced. For tickets and showtimes, go to DenverCenter.org.

Rattlesnake Kate

DENVER — The DCPA Theatre Firm’s “Rattlesnake Kate” continues this weekend on the newly-renovated Wolf Theatre. The story of notorious Greeley frontierswoman Kate Slaughterback impressed musician Neyla Pekarek and playwright Karen Hartman to create this new musical. Aurora native Pekarek launched her debut solo album and the idea for the musical after touring and recording with the folk-rock band The Lumineers for eight years. Tickets for Rattlesnake Kate begin at $30 and could also be bought at DenverCenter.org.

RELATED: Q&A with the composer and author of the ‘badass new musical’ Rattlesnake Kate

Romeo & Juliet

DENVER — Colorado Ballet’s latest manufacturing continues its run by means of Sunday, Feb. 13 on the Ellie Caulkins Opera Home in downtown Denver. With spectacular units, costumes and particular results, the magical ballet “Romeo & Juliet” sees Derek Deane’s choreography set to the music of Sergei Prokofiev, carried out stay by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. For tickets, head to ColoradoBallet.org.

Chinese language New 12 months Celebration

DENVER — Get able to get together this weekend prefer it’s the 12 months of the tiger. The annual Chinese language New 12 months Celebration will probably be held Saturday on the Grand Hyatt Denver. It’s an evening of music, dance, meals, drinks, silent public sale and extra. This 12 months’s occasion will probably be a wild jungle-themed get together. Proceeds help the Nathan Yip Basis, which offers instructional funding for essentially the most ignored kids in rural communities all through Colorado and China. In case you’d like to take a look at the Chinese language New 12 months get together, go to NathanYipFoundation.org for tickets.

RELATED: Lunar New 12 months: What does 12 months of the Tiger imply?

Colorado Eagles vs. Tucson Roadrunners

LOVELAND — The Colorado Eagles return house to Loveland this weekend for a two-game collection in opposition to the Tucson Roadrunners. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. at Budweiser Occasions Heart every night time. Saturday’s sport has a Buddy Bear Giveaway. Snag your tickets to see the Colorado Avalanche affiliate at ColoradoEagles.com. Tickets begin at $19.

Denver Jewish Movie Pageant

DENVER — The twenty sixth annual JCC Mizel Arts and Tradition Heart’s Denver Jewish Movie Pageant will probably be held nearly and in-person from Monday, Feb. 14 to Tuesday, Feb. 22 and will probably be adopted by a completely digital competition by means of March 1. The competition consists of 34 movies and shorts showcasing cinema from 14 nations. Movies cowl quite a lot of numerous subjects, many showcasing tales of perseverance by means of totally different lenses. Pageant tickets will be bought at JCCDenver.org. 

Motion pictures this weekend

Oscar nominations are out and we lastly have three new broad releases this Tremendous Bowl weekend!

Spider-Man will lastly have some actual competitors for the field workplace bucks with the long-awaited launch of “Demise on the Nile,” director and star Kenneth Branagh’s follow-up to “Homicide on the Orient Categorical.” Different new releases are Liam Neeson’s “Blacklight” and the romantic comedy “Marry Me” starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Lopez. 

Many movies are anticipated to get a bump on the field workplace with the discharge of the Academy Award nominations earlier this week. Many movies together with “West Aspect Story,” “Dune,” “Nightmare Alley” and “Belfast” acquired a number of nominations.

New motion pictures this weekend

  • Demise on the Nile
  • Marry Me
  • Blacklight

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Jackass Perpetually — $23.3 million
  2. Moonfall — $9.9 million
  3. Spider-Man: No Manner Residence — $9.5 million
  4. Scream — $4.8 million
  5. Sing 2 — $4.2 million

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Have a wondrous weekend! 

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