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Deals: Mardi Gras, WOW! Children’s Museum Reopening and More

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For years now my celebrations have centered around FOOD. For the Olympics opening ceremony, we cook (or order) food with the nationality of the place where the games are being held. And for the Super Bowl – we have created several foods from wings to nachos (which we will do this coming weekend – my dad suggested empanadas filled with Kansas City BBQ to get both teams). This year while we can’t travel – we are traveling through food one night per month. Our virtual travels will feature the food, music and a movie (or other entertainment) from a place. Taking suggestions – but may just have to do the City of Love with a Parisian cheese selection.

 Mardi Gras at the Dairy Block. Maybe you can’t travel to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year – but there is no reason why we can’t have our own awesome celebration in Denver! Saturday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to noon the Dairy Block will host the 3rd Annual Petite parade made of shoe boxes. The event is free, but Covid will require pre-registration.

Hallmark. When you are a member of Crown Rewards (it is free), you get a free card every month! Plus, $5 off your purchase of $10 or more. With Valentines around the corner, now is the time to join.

WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette will be open in phases starting Wednesday, February 3. Capacity will be limited to 50 visitors per time slot and open from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Saturday. Tickets must be reserved. 

 National Plan Your Vacation Day Colorado Deals. The Colorado Tourism Office and Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association have some Awesome summertime deals if your planning takes you to all parts of the state. $200 Resort Credit at Garden of the Gods Resort; Mountain Bike Like a Girl Experience at The Gant in Aspen (20% off lodging, biking and special offers of female entrepreneurs in the area); 30% off Beaver Run Resort; 20% off a two-night stay + $50 resort credit at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek – which is one of my favorite places; or The FoCO Beer Experience with the Elizabeth Hotel! So many things, I can’t list them all! For more amazing deals visit www.Colorado.com/National-Plan-Vacation-Day

 February in Golden. The Golden Glass Orb hunt is back. Through the month of February find a hidden one-of-a-kind glass orb from the Foothills Art Center. Celebrate Goldens [Golden Retrievers]  in Golden on your own this year with dog-friendly treats, giveaways, selfie stations and more. Or just meander the streets and creek walk and still take in the awesome holiday lights. For details visit visitgolden.com.

McDonald’s. On Thursdays, through February 18, Mcdonald’s has some of their post popular items for CHEAP! January 28 grab a small shake for 25 cents; February 4 an apple pie is 20 cents; February 11 an order of large fries will be 35 cents; and on February 18 a cheeseburger for 25 cents. To get these prices you will need to have the app and purchase any additional item for $1 or more.

Wendy’s Double Burger DealWendy’s has partnered with the Denver Nuggets. When a Nuggets player gets a double-double at home this season, you can get a free double stack burger with any purchase at Wendy’s.

Einstein Bros. Bagels. I’m not sure if I love a bagel or if I love the cream cheese more. Either way, Einstein Bros. Bagels wants to help start your week off well – with a whole dozen for just $7 every Monday. They are also offering a Free Egg Sandwich (with purchase) when you order ahead.

IHOP IHOPPY Hour. Enjoy the IHoppy Hour $6 menu at IHOP from 2 p.m to 10 p.m. every day dine-in or to-go or when you are there the all you can eat pancakes stacks are back!

Free Days. Free days are back at some of the best museums in town. Check our list and mark your calendar. On February 8, it’s a free day at the Denver Museum of Nature Science. 

 Free WiFi. Comcast equipped more than 20 different locations in the Denver Metro Area with free WiFi-connected “Lift Zones.” Working with its network of nonprofit partners, Comcast is providing robust WiFi coverage at safe spaces like parks and recreation centers, Boys & Girls Clubs, Girls Inc. and other non-profit and community centers that are expected to help thousands of low-income students get online, participate in distance learning and do their homework in a socially distanced manner. These Lift Zone sites have been strategically installed in communities throughout the Front Range, as well as statewide. Learn more

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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