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Denver Deal: FREE DAYS, Winter Festival, Score Big & more

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I was super excited to get to go to the SIA show last weekend at the Colorado Convention Center. Be sure to check out our latest blog about new apparel, equipment, and more. Plus, I got to talk to Olympic skier Picabo Street about a product she’s super excited about – Hookease – that she says will revolutionize learning to ski.


Woo Hoo to FREE DAYS! We have several coming up this week.  February 3rd at Denver Botanic Gardens (Chatfield) AND First Friday Art Walk on Santa Fe.  February 4thDenver Art Museum is FREE and February 5th & 6thDenver Zoo! Now that is an exciting weekend full of freebies.

Evergreen is celebrating Winter at the first annual Winter Festival at Lake Evergreen February 4, 2011.  The event starts with a 5K Snow Dash at Echo Mountain. Events at Evergreen Lake Park  kick off at 10:00 a.m. and are free during the day. Featured daytime events will include a snow mountain bike race, snow sculpture competition, figure skating exposition, sleigh rides, Snow Castle play area for kids, and unique winter sports. In addition to great events, the Festival will include hot drinks, fire pits, a winter beer garden, seasonal food and shopping from a wide variety of local vendors. Ice-skating will be open to the public throughout the day. The evening will include music, rail jam and fireworks at Lake Evergreen. There is a cost for the evening events.

Katherine Dines

Katherine Dines celebrates the release of her new CD Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta HITS with a full-band family concert.  Katherine is a Denver-based indie artist who has been making original tunes for kids since the 1990s. She’s nationally acclaimed, tours internationally and has won numerous awards for her music. Katherine is slating a FREE family CD release concert at the Denver Puppet Theater, 3156 W. 38th Avenue, in Denver on Friday, February 3 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Free cocoa, cider and cookies. Bring a can of food to donate to the local food bank.

J.C. Penney

Have you seen J.C. Penny’s brazen new ad campaign? J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get the lowest prices in its stores. Sale prices will become the everyday prices. Also nice, is that the pricing will be full dollar (really $19.99 is WAY better than plain ‘ole $20). The pricing starts on Wednesday, February 1st.

Denver Restaurant Week

Yes, it is that time of year again where Denver’s Best Restaurants put together special menus and deals to showcase their culinary prowess.  February 25-March 9 is Denver Restaurant Week.  Get your reservations in to the restaurants now. And give yourself some time to book that babysitter!

Score Big Tickets

ScoreBig is a NEW discount ticket website that promises you will save 10% to 60% on Denver/Boulder events. They aren’t a ticket broker or middleman, but work directly with venues, teams, and promoters to move extra tickets. Here’s how ScoreBig works: They get tickets to all kinds of events (mostly sports).  Select the event, the seating area and bid. If your bid is accepted, you are notified instantly, they charge your credit card and deliver the tickets. If not, you can bid again at a later date, or in some cases, they’ll send a counter offer. No extra fees. It’s FREE to become a member, but ScoreBig is an invite-only site but as a reader of MileHighMamas you are now officially invited when you visit our special link.

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Author: Gretchen

Gretchen loves to be outdoors! She is addicted to coupons and finding the best deals or entering sweepstakes (one day she will win something really great!)

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