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9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: March 4-6, 2022

9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: March 4-6, 2022

Frida Kahlo and dinosaur exhibitions open within the Mile Excessive Metropolis alongside winter, movie, beer and collectible festivals.

COLORADO, USA — Glad March! Whether or not you are into dinosaurs, comics, music, performs, motion pictures or sports activities, you are about to have a fantastic weekend. Take a look at one in every of these enjoyable occasions throughout Colorado this weekend and do not forget to share your photographs with the Close to Me function on the 9NEWS app.

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Jurassic World: The Exhibition

DENVER — Followers of the “Jurassic Park” franchise can now expertise the majesty of its dinosaurs for the primary time in a brand new family-friendly present. “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” opens Friday, March 4 on the new Stockyards Occasion Heart of the Nationwide Western Heart.

An immersive 20,000-square-foot expertise primarily based on one of many greatest blockbusters in cinema historical past, “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” has change into a world success with greater than three million guests since 2016. Exhibition guests stroll via the world-famous Jurassic World gates, encounter life-sized dinosaurs and discover richly themed environments. Tickets for the Denver run of “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” are on sale now at JurassicWorldExhibition.com. 

RELATED: ‘Jurassic World: The Exhibition’ roars into Colorado

Immersive Frida Kahlo

DENVER — On the heels of the favored “Immersive Van Gogh,” Lighthouse Immersive and Maestro Immersive Artwork open the brand new “Immersive Frida Kahlo” on Thursday, March 3. The exhibition showcases works of the twentieth century Mexican artist identified for her self-portraits and items impressed by life in Mexico. “Immersive Frida Kahlo” brings Kahlo’s work to life by world-renowned grasp of digital artwork Massimiliano Siccard and a musical rating from Luca Longobardi. The exhibition opens runs via Could 30. Tickets are on sale at Immersive-Frida.com/Denver.

All C’s Fan Expo

AURORA — Aurora’s All C’s Collectibles is internet hosting a free two-day Fan Expo commerce present this weekend with distributors, artists, authors, company and extra. Former Denver Broncos gamers Mark Schlereth and Nick Ferguson will probably be available together with Energy Rangers stars Dwayne Cameron, Nakia Burrise and Catherine Sutherland. There will probably be distributors promoting collectibles, comedian books, sports activities playing cards, gaming playing cards and extra. The expo runs Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 on the Double Tree Aurora at Iliff and I-225.

Denver Polar Plunge & 5K

DENVER — Embrace winter this weekend by leaping into brisk water at Denver’s Wash Park. Denver Polar Plunge & 5K on Sunday, March 6 encompasses a splash and a splash — contributors can do one or each. Following the water actions, the After Splash Bash will reward contributors with drink tickets and meals. Proceeds from the 5K and plunge profit Particular Olympics Colorado. Registration and donation info might be discovered at SpecialOlympicsCO.org.

Pueblo Polar Plunge

PUEBLO — After two years of no freezin’ for a cause, the Pueblo Plunge is again on Saturday, March 5. Mud off your favourite Halloween costume and prepare to plunge into Pueblo Reservoir at 11 a.m. Saturday. Plungers obtain a long-sleeved shirt and entry for door prizes. Proceeds from the plunge profit Particular Olympics Colorado. Registration and donation info might be discovered at SpecialOlympicsCO.org.

First Friday Rail Jam

SILVERTHORNE — The fifth annual First Friday Rail Jam is Friday, March 4 from 5 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. on the Silverthorne Performing Arts Heart Garden. Greater than 100 athletes will compete for money prizes in 4 classes: ladies’s ski, ladies’s snowboard, males’s ski, and males’s snowboard. There will probably be dwell music from Frisco Funk Collective, meals from Enza’s Delicatessen & Market and free samples from Breckenridge Distillery. Take a look at the total schedule at Silverthorne.org.

Leadville Ski Joring

LEADVILLE — The Leadville Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival is a weekend of mountain bike and Nordic ski races, paintball biathlon and loads of winter enjoyable. The Leadville Ski Joring includes a horse and rider racing down Leadville’s Harrison Avenue, pulling a skier holding a rope. Different occasions this weekend embody snowboarding, fats tire bike trip and extra. Take a look at the weekend schedule in Leadville.

RELATED: Leadville begins annual Ski Joring competitors with horses, skiers

Jane-A-Thon

WINTER PARK — The longest operating, true-to-Colorado ski and snowboard fundraising occasion will probably be held Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5. The twenty third annual Jane-A-Thon is a ski/snowboard fundraiser that advantages Put money into Youngsters to enhance the well being and well-being of weak younger kids and fogeys in Colorado. This weekend’s occasion will embody snowboarding and an in-person après ski social gathering.

Showshoe for the Remedy

FRISCO — Susan G. Komen Colorado’s annual Snowshoe for a Remedy is ready for Saturday, March 5 on the Frisco Nordic Heart. The occasion’s proceeds profit Susan G. Komen Colorado’s mission to save lots of lives by investing in breakthrough analysis to forestall and remedy breast most cancers. A ten a.m. ceremony will open the festivities which embody 3K and 5K occasions. Race registration might be accomplished on-line.

Colorado Snowcat Jamboree

VAIL — The annual Colorado Snowcat Jamboree runs Friday via Sunday at Vail Move. The occasion permits Snowcat lovers to get collectively and share in a love for all issues Snowcat. Snowcat house owners come from everywhere in the United states of america to compete with their Snowcats in competitions just like the Hill Climb in addition to ski and snowboard competitions.

Mile Excessive Beer Pageant

DENVER — Dozens of breweries will probably be available for the annual Mile Excessive Beer Pageant. This yr’s competition is Saturday, March 5 on the McNichols Civic Heart Constructing in downtown Denver. There’s a day and night session and basic admission consists of entry to the occasion with limitless sampling plus a commemorative pattern glass.

That Dam Run 13.1 Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — The Cherry Creek Dam Highway is the positioning of Sunday’s That Dam Run 13.1 Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. All three races start between 8 a.m. and eight:45 a.m. at Cherry Creek Dam Highway and South Dayton Road. Contributors obtain an official quick sleeve shirt, free photographs with Justin Beaver, finisher’s medal and after-party occasion entry. That Dam Run registration might be accomplished on-line.

Colorado Dragon Movie Pageant

DENVER — The one All Asian and Asian American movie competition in Colorado runs from Thursday, March 3 to Sunday, March 6 on the Denver Sie Heart. The sixth annual Colorado Dragon Boat Movie Pageant is programmed with the theme, “representASIAN,” which focuses on movies, organizations and people that boldly spotlight our tradition and identification. The competition will function digital Q&A’s, panels, and conversations with filmmakers and the Denver neighborhood. The Pageant may even be out there at DenverFilm.org and by downloading the Denver Movie app for Roku TV or Apple TV.

Banff Mountain Movie Pageant

DENVER — Banff Mountain Movie Pageant is in Denver this weekend to have a good time excellent achievements in out of doors storytelling and filmmaking. The movies function distant vistas, topical environmental points and produce audiences up-close and private with adrenaline-packed motion sports activities. The Banff Mountain Movie Pageant World Tour is at Denver’s Paramount Theater from Thursday, March 3 to Saturday, March 5. Proceeds from this cease of the tour profit the Colorado Mountain Membership’s efforts in recreation, training and conservation.

Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets/New Orleans Pelicans

DENVER — The red-hot Denver Nuggets are again at Ball Area for a pair of dwelling video games this weekend. The Nuggets and Houston Rockets tip off at 7 p.m. Friday, March 4. The Nuggets additionally host the New Orleans Pelicans at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 6. Tickets for each video games can be found at Ticketmaster.com.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames

DENVER — Earlier than embarking on a three-game highway journey, the Colorado Avalanche welcome the Calgary Flames to Denver’s Ball Area on Saturday, March 5. The puck drops between the Avs and Flames at 8 p.m. Saturday night time. Ticketmaster.com is the place for tickets.

RELATED: Area’s identify added to Denver venue for 1st time in 22 years

Colorado Eagles vs. San Diego Gulls

LOVELAND — The Gulls are again on the town. The Colorado Eagles — the AHL-affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche — play two video games in opposition to the San Diego Gulls this weekend at Budweiser Occasions Heart. The Eagles and Gulls meet at 7:05 p.m. Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 in Loveland. Friday’s recreation is Trainer Appreciation Evening and Saturday’s is Agriculture Evening. Discover your excellent seat at ColoradoEagles.com.

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

DENVER — The latest exhibition at Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is now open. “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs” transports company to the distant previous to discover historic Egyptian tradition and the land of pharaohs. The exhibition explores the on a regular basis lifetime of Egypt 5,000 years in the past with with lots of of artifacts, paintings and fascinating interactives. To buy tickets, go to dmns.org/egypt.

Hamilton

DENVER — Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit musical is again within the Mile Excessive Metropolis for the primary time in 4 years. The nationwide tour of “Hamilton” is enjoying Denver’s Buell Theatre via Sunday, March 27. After first performing in Denver in 2018, the present was scheduled for a Colorado return from Aug. 12 to Oct. 4, 2020. That engagement was postponed in Could 2020 because of the pandemic.

Whereas tickets are bought out, the Denver Heart for the Performing Arts (DCPA) could have 40 tickets out there for $10 per ticket for all performances in Denver. The ticket lottery is now open on the official Hamilton app.

RELATED: Find out how to get $10 tickets to ‘Hamilton’ in Denver

The Shining

DENVER — Hoping for a contemporary begin, the Torrance household takes up the care of Colorado’s notorious Overlook Lodge. Little do they know that the isolation and the lodge’s corrupting spirits will spark an inevitable descent into insanity. Opera Colorado’s “The Shining” continues its run via Sunday, March 6 at Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera Home. Based mostly on Stephen King’s novel, the stage manufacturing arrives as an opera, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell. The manufacturing is carried out in English, with English and Spanish subtitles at each seat.

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 premise 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

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 actual household historical past of playwright and novelist Beaufield Berry, the world premiere play is about household, secrets and techniques and the ability of the tales we develop up listening to. “Within the Higher Room” performs via Sunday, March 13 on the Kilstrom Theatre on the Denver Performing Arts Complicated. For tickets and showtimes, go to DenverCenter.org.

Motion pictures this weekend

The Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg journey movie “Uncharted” topped the field workplace for a second-straight weekend. After the continued success of “Spider-Man: No Method House” — which continues to be within the high three after three months — Holland is now formally cemented as a Hollywood star.

Holland and Wahlberg must make means this weekend for the arrival of “The Batman,” the primary solo Batman movie in 10 years. Starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz and Paul Dano, “The Batman” is prone to debut over $100 million in North America.

New motion pictures this weekend

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Uncharted — $23 million
  2. Canine — $10.2  million
  3. Spider-Man: No Method House — $5.8 million
  4. Dying on the Nile — $4.5 million
  5. Jackass Perpetually — $3.1 million

RELATED: Tom Holland’s ‘Uncharted’ nonetheless No. 1 at field workplace

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