Make way for Prince Ali… the hit Broadway production of Disney’s Aladdin is heading to the Buell Theatre this month. See all of your favorite characters live on stage for the first time. Follow the story of Aladdin, a poor “street rat” who falls in love with a beautiful princess, Jasmine, with the help of his new friend Genie and three magical wishes. Aladdin features songs from the hit Disney film, as well as Broadway originals. Recommended for age six and up. Tickets start at $25.
Sheep to Shawl at Littleton Museum
Springtime is haircut time for the sheep at the Littleton Museum. Spend the day exploring the free museum and step back in time to an 1860s farm to learn how wool is made at this annual event. See the sheep shearing process and wool processing demonstrations, from washing and dyeing the fleece, to carding the wool, spinning it into yarn, and weaving it into textiles.
In honor of Earth Day on April 22, celebrate by taking the family to enjoy a day of fun activities that showcase the amazing planet we live on. Various locations throughout the metro area are hosting special events, with Earth-themed activities and plenty of opportunities to get your hands dirty. Looking for an event near you? We rounded up eight fun ways to celebrate Earth Day with your family around the Denver area.
See a family-friendly, all-ages performance from the Okee Dokee Brothers at L2 Church. The Grammy Award-winning duo, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing, were childhood friends who grew up exploring the great outdoors in Colorado. Their passion for the outdoors is at the heart of their music, inspiring children and their parents to get outside. The toe-tapping American folk sounds will have all ages dancing and singing along. Purchase tickets online; $20 adult, $14 age 12 and under.
Día del Niño
To celebrate the Day of the Child, the Golden Triangle Creative District is offering families free admission and special activities at select museums: Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, Byers Evans House, and History Colorado. Activities vary by venue but include hands-on art activities and live performances that celebrate children around the world. Denver Museum of Nature & Science and WOW! Children’s Museum are also offering free admission and special activities to honor the day.