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Deals: Amazon Prime Day, Best Halloween Movies & More

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It is finally feeling fall – leaves in town are turning (and I’m needing to rake and compost them), I’m pulling out my favorite LLBean Flannel, apples are in season, and we are starting to really think about Halloween. My kids and I were talking the other day about what age is still appropriate to trick or treat – and what this year’s Halloween celebration will look like. Good news is that it does sound like handing out candy (as long as we wear our masks) will be an okay thing to do.

Consignment Sales. Once again, MileHighMamas is proud to bring you a comprehensive list of consignment sales for great kid’s clothes finds! Check out our list here. The last consignment sale of the season is this weekend, Oct. 8-11. Just Between Friends of Broomfield/Brighton. Thursday (9 a.m.- 7 p.m.); Friday (9 a.m.-5 p.m.); Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (50% off) at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Brighton.

100 Best Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens and Teens. We have divided up our list of 100 Best Halloween Movies into 1) Not-too Scary, 2) Classics, 3) Short and Sweet, 4) Out of this World, 5) For Tweens and 6) For teens that are scary but not too scary. 

Amazon Prime Day. Amazon’s annual sale, usually held in the middle of summer was postponed this year (because of COVID). The event will not take place on October 11-13. Amazon Prime Day usually has some fantastic steals of deals.  Plus, if you spend $10 or more now at Whole Foods you will get a $10 credit toward Prime Day. Prime membership is at a cost of $120 annually – but you can do a trial membership for free (just don’t forget to cancel).

Tips, Tricks (and Treats) for Celebrating Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic. From virtual costume parties to candy hunts, don’t miss these ideas on how you can keep your Halloween happy, healthy and safe.

Urban Harvest Festival. All things fall make me happy. And the Urban Harvest Festival is a celebration of the season is fun for the whole family with Fall-themed photo opportunities, Fresh produce stand, Festive drinks & food, Mini-dance class for all ages, taught by Anthony Greatness Cotton, Kids crafts, Goodie bags and more!

Free Composting. When you rake the leaves this fall, rather than throwing them away – give them new life by dropping them off for free at LeafDrop composting locations. Locations and details are included here.

Flannel Festival. Dairy Block and Denver Milk Market, the 16-concept all-local food hall are celebrating the changing of the seasons with the 3rd annual Fall Flannel Festival on Sunday, Oct. 18th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event features a festive line-up of events for all ages, including live music, a balloon artist, an urban pumpkin patch, kits for kids to decorate their own pumpkin in a theme of their choice, a touchless photo booth and scarecrow art installations. Denver Milk Market & other Dairy Block establishments will be serving seasonal food and drink specials all day long and each child will receive a bag full of individually wrapped candy to enjoy at home. The event is FREE, but due to COVID-19 capacity restriction, advanced registration is required at http://dairyblock.com/events/.

2020 Halloween Costume Guide for Denver Girls. With the start of fall, the Halloween season is now upon us! To help you get into the spirit of the season – and help you or your daughter find the perfect costume – Mighty Girl has pulled together many resources in our Halloween collections. In their newly launched 2020 Halloween Costume Guide, you can find hundreds of girl-empowering costumes for both kids and adults. The guide is sortable by age and nine different themes, including fantasy, historical, superheroes, occupations, and animals.

Ski Deals

Vail Resorts. The 2020-21 ski season will look different with COVID-19 but, Vail Resorts is pulling all the stops to lure skiers to the slopes of their Colorado resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Crested Butte, Keystone and Breckenridge. Check-out all their great Epic Mountain Rewards including 20% off food and beverage, lodging, ski school, rentals, mountain activities and more. And, of course, Epic SchoolKids is a free program for kindergarten through fifth graders that provides four days of skiing and riding at each of their resorts.  

Colorado Ski Country 5th and 6th Grade Passport Colorado Ski Country is looking forward to another year of fun skiing (which is practically a socially distanced sport, right?). The pass is good for free skiing (and a beginner lesson!) at the Colorado Ski Country 22 member resorts. The deal is free to 5th Graders and a minimal price for 6th graders! For details and to apply visit: https://www.coloradoski.com/passport

 Colorado Gems Card. Colorado Ski Industry’s best deal of the year is the Gems card. For just $35 you can get buy one get one free lift tickets (or 30% off single ticket) at every one of the 11 member resorts. On sale now through October 8. 

Slope Threads. Going skiing/snowboarding can be EXPENSIVE. On top of the cost of the lift tickets, you also may have to pay for equipment rental and that doesn’t even include the cost of jackes, pants, goggles and gloves! Now find some of the newest, most technical great ski wear as a RENTAL. Yup, Slope Threads will outfit you and the family for a s little as $35/day!

Junior Trade at Epic Mountain Gear. The Junior Trade program outfits your kids with the right ski equipment for the whole year. Head on down to Epic Mountain Gear and rent your kids equipment for the whole year at the amazing price of as little as $119. You can trade-in your kids equipment for halfback OR just trade up to the next size next year!

Gretchen
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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