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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend August 25 – 26, 20184 min read

Denver Modernism Show | The Denver Ear

This August weekend in Denver provides opportunities for families to enjoy art, circus acts, butterflies, food, festivals workshops and more!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 25 – 26, 2018

PARKER ARTISTS GUILD’S ART IN THE PARK
Parker Artists Guild | The Denver Ear

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When: August 25 – 26, 2018

Where: O’Brien Memorial Park, 10795 Victorian Dr, Parker, CO 80138

Time: Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday 10am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 17th Annual Art in the Park, presented by Parker Artists Guild, is a two-day event in Parker that will feature local artisans selling their one of a kind pieces, a kids art station, food vendors, and live music.

NATURE NERD FAMILY CLUB: BUTTERFLIES AT CHATFIELD – FIELD TRIP TO CHATFIELD FARMS
Butterfly Pavilion | The Denver Ear

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When: August 25, 2018

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO 80128

Time: 10:30am – 12pm

Cost: $4 – $14

Register Online

Ages: Recommended for Children 4 – 10

Butterfly Pavilion’s seasonal habitat at Chatfield is home to hundreds of native butterflies such as swallowtails, monarchs, mourning cloaks and painted ladies! Explore native plants and butterflies with Butterfly Pavilion’s seasonal butterfly keeper, experience a nature trek on the farm at your own pace, and take home your own plantable milkweed seeds!

DENVER MODERNISM SHOW
Denver Modernism Show | The Denver Ear

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When: August 25 – 26, 2018

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Saturday 11am – 7pm; Sunday 11am – 4pm

Cost: $10; Free for Children 12 & Under

Ages: All Ages

The Denver Modernism Show features furnishings, home decor, fashion, art and electronics from an era when the future was bright and space was the place.

Over 100 exhibitor booths full of vintage and contemporary modern design such as furniture, artwork and objects from mid-century, eco, retro, Eames-era, Mod and more.

HEALTHY DENVER FESTIVAL

Healthy Denver Festival | The Denver Ear

When: August 25, 2018

Where: 1625 W 67th Ave, Denver, CO 80221

Time: 11am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 2nd annual Healthy Denver Festival will feature community vendors, food demonstrations, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, food, music, prizes and more.

POLISH FOOD FESTIVAL
Polish Food Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: August 25 – 26, 2018

Where: St Joseph Polish Catholic Church, 517 E 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Saturday 12pm – 9pm; Sunday – 12pm – 7pm

Cost: Free

The Polish Food Festival is an annual celebration of Polish culture, food and ethnicity. This event spans over two days and will include Polish food & pastries, Polish Beer, a children’s play zone, live music, and special vendor booths.

ZOPPÉ ITALIAN CIRCUS
Zoppé Italian Circus | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Joel Wade Photography

When: August 25 – 26, 2018

Where: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80239

Time: Saturday 1pm, 4pm, 7pm; Sunday 1pm & 4pm

Cost: $25 – $45

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Zoppé Italian Circus will be putting up its “Big Top” in Denver this weekend! The circus welcomes guests into the intimate 600-seat tent for a one-ring circus that honors the best history of the Old-World Italian tradition. Starring “Nino the Clown”, the circus is propelled by a central story that feature acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and plenty of audience participation.

Psst… Check out our featured article about this event!

COLORADO BALLET: AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS
Colorado Ballet | The Denver Ear

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When: August 25, 2018

Where: Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $15 – $46

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Join the stars of Colorado Ballet under the stars for a program that features ballet excerpts from classical and contemporary favorites, followed by a performance of Brief Fling by choreographer Twyla Tharp. The title references both the traditional Scottish dance and a short-lived romance. Isaac Mizrahi’s tartan costumes divide the dancers into clans of blue, red, green and off-white. The score by Michel Colombier intersperses Percy Grainger’s sunny interpretations of traditional melodies from the United Kingdom with an ominous electronic score.

BABES, BABIES AND BLOODIES BRUNCH & FASHION SHOW
JW Marriott Cherry Creek | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©JW Marriott Cherry Creek

When: August 26, 2018

Where: JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, 150 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 11am – 1pm

Cost: Free; Registration required

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Ages: All Ages

Cherry Creek North’s popular Skipper & Scout and Perch Denver boutiques will be presenting a fall fashion show featuring back-to-school styles modeled by local families. Brunch and cocktails will be available for purchase from Social Fare.

Psst… New & unwrapped toy donations will be accepted for Kenzi’s Causes, which supports underprivileged Colorado children and their families.

SPECIAL CLAY PROGRAM AT CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF DENVER
Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

When: August 26, 2018

Where: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 1pm

Cost: Admission

Ages: All Ages

Join the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus in The Art Studio to play with clay! Storytelling with crafts , make mud pies or learn the basic skills of building with clay!

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