1. RV Sports and Travel Show – March 2 to March 5 

Want to get away on a future weekend? Well, the RV show this weekend could help you with that.

It’s not just a display of deals on RVs, outdoor equipment and accessories, but also a chance to get fun vacation ideas.

The show hours run from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for Good Sam members, with free admission for children 12 and younger.

2. Gypsy Flamenco Fire at Hampden Hall – March 4 - http://bit.ly/2lbzKRT

René Heredia and his Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre realize Spanish gypsy flamenco on the stage of Hampden Hall in Englewood from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The dancers will be attired in authentic, vibrant costumes as they wield fans, castanets and their inner passions.

Advance tickets are $25 for adults or $15 for students and seniors and can be purchased here until March 3. Otherwise, they’re $30 for adults and $20 for students and seniors at the door.

Kids 12 and under get in for free.

3. Star Wars Interactive Family Experience – March 4 – http://bit.ly/2mpUgA6

March like an Imperial to this event at Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock, going from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Family-friendly activities include photo opportunities with fan-favorite characters such as BB-8, C-3P0, R2-D2 and Darth Vader, Jedi training and the chance to make a lightsaber, a bounce house, Blast-A-Trooper and more.

Feel free to come in costume.

Tickets are $12 for those between the ages of 4 and 59 and $5 for those over 60. Children three and under get in for free.

All proceeds will go toward needy families in Douglas County.

4. Girls and Science Day – March 4 - https://denv.co/2lwooZH

Want to be blinded by women and their science, to paraphrase the song?

Denver Museum of Nature & Science is hosting its third annual Girls and Science day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Attendees will meet women scientists and see the future opportunities available in science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Admission is $4 for those ages 2 to 18, free to members and military and those who have SNAP access.

5. Boulder Film Festival’s Free Kid Activities – March 4 to 5 - http://bit.ly/2mapBJO

The Boulder Film Festival is this weekend. And while tickets to that cost $50, your kids can take advantage of some free festival fun at Boulder Public Library.

Saturday has an animation station workshop from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., providing them a chance to explore stop motion animation. And there is a parent/child filming workshop from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Both of these workshops are meant for kids age 6 and older.

Sunday has a zombie makeup workshop from 12:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 8 and up, with materials that include latex and skin paint.

kids painting themselves like zombies 

6. Stair Climbing in Castle Pines

The weather might cooperate this weekend! That makes for a pleasant work out, and it's free! The challenge staircase has 200 steps and is one of many fitness features at the new Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock welcoming all ages and fitness levels. There is a dirt trail to take you back down to the bottom of the stairs where you can start all over again! Bring your water, and a hat or shades, depending on what time you go, that sun is blazing right down on your face. 

castle pines stairs

For more information, visit www.crgov.com and search "Miller Athletic Complex"

7. Free Saturday at the Denver Art Museum

NOTE: General admission does NOT include special ticketed exhibitions. A separate ticket will be needed for the exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume

Upcoming Free First Saturdays in 2017 are:

·        May 6

·        June 3

·        July 1

·        August 5

·        September 2

·        October 7

·        November 4

·        December 2

 

*Denver Art Museum, Neusteter Textile Collection.

8. Celestial Seasonings Tour- http://www.celestialseasonings.com

Has it been a while since you’ve been to Boulder? Well, nearby Boulder is the home of this dream spot for tea lovers - the world's most advanced tea production plant.

Free hour-long tours, offered every day, will take you through the intricate processes behind Celestial Seasonings' delicious concoctions. Of course, free samples are offered at every turn. FREE TOURS OF CELESTIAL SEASONINGS tea factory 5 miles east of Boulder.

Tours hourly: Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 11-3, except holidays. Children must be 5 to go into the factory, Groups of 8+ require reservations.

9. SNOW SHOE FOR A CURE- March 4 – http://bit.ly/2lrOA76

More than 1,500 people are breaking out their snow shoes to stomp toward a breast cancer cure in Frisco.

Starting 8 a.m. at Frisco Nordic Center, participants can stomp can stomp their way through a 3k or 5k run, with kids 12 and under welcome to take part in the Lil Stomper Dash.

snow shoe for a cure

  (Photo: Courtesy of Susan G. Komen Colorado's Snowshoe for the Cure)

Participants will have access to exclusive trails, receive a goodie bag and have a chance to win further prizes from the event’s sponsors and partners.

Registration is still open. It’s $45 for an adult and $30 for a child with a registered adult until March 2. Starting March 3, registration jumps up to $50 for adults and $35 for children. People who can’t make it but want to show their support can also contribute $30 toward a ‘snowed in’ ticket.

Seventy-five percent of funds raised will go toward local programs for breast cancer education, screening and treatment. The other 25 percent goes toward research to find improved treatments and, someday, a cure.

WHAT EVER YOU DECIDE TO DO THIS WEEKEND, BE SAFE AND HAVE FUN!

By- Lucy Kellogg

 

Your Castle – Elite Home Team