8 things to do in Denver this week
posted by: Amber Johnson
There are free days at the Denver Art Museum, Botanic Gardens at Chatfield and the Children’s Museum. Also, don’t miss Family Fun Day and Girls & Science Day. For the full event listings, be sure to go to our event calendar.
Free Day at the Denver Art Museum
Mar 4, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
General admission is free on the first Saturday of the month thanks to Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
Girls & Science Day at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Mar 4, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and CBS4 are excited to host the third annual Girls and Science event on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Explore a variety of Science Clubhouses, where girls (and boys!) and their families will meet women scientists and experience the many diverse opportunities a future in science, technology,
Family Fun Day: Going to the Dogs at CU South Denver
Mar 4, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
As the annual long-distance Alaskan dog sled race begins, join us for a day all about dogs. Meet and touch live dogs, discover their delightful adaptations and create canine-inspired crafts.
The Rocky Mountain Train Show at the Denver Adventures
Mar 4 – 5
Visit the largest model train show west of the Mississippi River at the Denver Mart. Make it a day or a weekend of Family Fun with 2-1/2 acres of model and toy trains of all scales, with 30 operating train layouts.
Wonderful Wings–Day at the Museum at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
Mar 4, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us in celebrating choice enrollment at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in hangar 1 at the Lowry Air Force Base! A tour of the base, the B-57, flight simulators and the interior cockpits of DC10 & B-727 will begin promptly at 11am – don’t miss it!
Free Day at Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Mar 7, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free Days occur throughout the year at both York Street and Chatfield Farms, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). No tickets are needed for admission to Free Days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.
Target Tuesday Free Nights at the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Mar 7, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work. Through their generous sponsorship of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday* of each month from 4 – 8 pm.
Camp Chief Ouray Ski and Snowshoe Weekend at Camp Chief Ouray
Mar 3 – 5
Join Camp Chief Ouray for a fun filled weekend with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and sledding.