KUSA - Happy Friday! The weather is getting warmer so why not go out and enjoy yourself this weekend? 9NEWS has compiled a list of must see events for your pleasure. From spending time with family at the family fun forum to partying at the shamrocked pub crawl with friends… there's most definitely an event for everyone! So feel free to explore, let loose and having an adventurous weekend!
1) Shamrocked Pub Crawl– March 8- Denver
Who doesn't love celebrating St. Patty's Day?! This Saturday Play Hard Productions is bringing the Luck o' the Irish to your favorite Denver bars! For $39 you get admission entry to the Shamrocked Irish Pub Crawl. Ticket includes one drink at each bar, St Patty's day beads, a souvenir leprechaun hat and a chance to play a variety of Irish games at each stop. Make sure you reserve your spot, online ticket sales end this Friday at 10 A.M. http://bit.ly/1fHtNYo.
2) March Madness Comedy Show- March 8- Denver
March is here and so is March Madness! For a meager price of only $5 you get access to comedians Stephanie McHugh: a regular in the Denver comedy scene, Rubi Nicholas: a first generation Muslim woman comedian of Pakistani descent and radio personality Christine Lederman. Dinner packages are also available upon request. Call for reservations now! The show starts at 8 P.M this Saturday so don't be late! http://bit.ly/1fHubGa.
3) Music through the ages: prehistoric to Symphonic- March 9-Denver
Come to music through the ages! This event traces the development of instruments through history and features music from the Jurassic Park, a special visit from prehistoric friends and many more surprises. This concert is perfect for people of all ages and will keep you on your toes! Featuring your favorite instruments: woodwinds, strings and brass percussion….you'll most definitely have an entertaining evening. http://bit.ly/1hMobLF.
4) Polar Plunge: Special Olympics - March 8- Aurora
The 2014 Winter Olympics may be over but the Polar Plunge: Special Olympics are just beginning. Come participate in Colorado's coolest winter event by jumping into a pool of icy water or running in a 5K! Your support and bravery will help raise money for the Special Olympic athletes in Colorado. Come support a great cause by attending the 2014 Polar Plunge this Saturday! http://bit.ly/1gSaUOI.
5) International Women's Day-March 8-Denver
Happy International Women's Day! This Saturday Ten Thousand Villages is joining forces with A Little Something: the Denver Refugee Women's Craft Initiative to celebrate this special occasion. There will be tons of baked treats, door prizes, special artisan displays and jewelry making seminars. Don't forget to RSVP…it's required!
6) Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed – All Weekend-Denver
Come to Maya: Hidden World Revealed this weekend at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. There will be an Unlocking the Maya Past exhibit where visitors will be able to discover the secrets of how life was for the Mayans. You can also view ancient cities and learn how new developments with technology can help archeologists study sites from the past. There's also the Watching the Skies exhibit where you'll be immersed in an interactive theatre learning how and why the Maya charted and predicted astrological phenomena.
7) Earth and Sky- All Weekend-Denver
In need of a little poetry?! Come to Earth and Sky for a poetic thriller this weekend. The story revolves around a librarian who is in search of her lovers 'murderer. This is a perfect event for a romantic date night or if you're looking for an event out of the ordinary! http://bit.ly/1fHFfDg.
8) Family Fun Forum – March 9- Denver
If your family loves acting then this is where you should be on Sunday! It's a theatre inspired event where your group can learn anything from swing dancing to swinging from a trapeze to singing on center stage. This event is especially for the kids so bring your little ones for a fun family-filled evening. http://bit.ly/1icUDta.
9) See What I Want to See- Aurora- All Weekend
Come see this thrilling Japanese themed musical about murder, lust, greed, redemption and faith. It's a must see considering it was named one of New York Magazine's best musicals of 2005. Shows will be playing all weekend at the Aurora Fox Arts Center. Don't miss out on this one of a kind event…you'll sure to be impressed.
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Taxi - Call 303-333-3333, 303-444-4444 or 303-777-7777. For Uber, text an address and city to 827-222.
Light Rail - Visithttp://www.rtd-denver.com/lightrail.shtmlto plot your route
Bus - Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/ to plot your route