Boulder Kids Weekend Guide: March 3 – 4, 2018

by Rachel Daly

This weekend is going to be full of making, discovering, building and creating! Check out all the fun events happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

4th Annual Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest

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Photo Courtesy Maker Bolder

When: March 3 – 4, 2018

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

Time: 10AM – 5PM

Cost: $10/Youth (5 – 18 Years), $13/Adult, Two-Day Packs and Family Pricing available. Tickets here.

The Fourth Annual Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest is coming to Boulder County Fairgrounds! Featuring over 100 exhibits and hands-on activities, STEAM Fest brings the best of Arts and Science to the Front Range. Activities include arts & crafts, robotics & electronics, building and making and so much more! This event is mostly indoors and happens rain or shine. Bring the whole family (or come alone!), you’ll want to roll your sleeves up and participate in the activities, learn from the experts, and build awesome new things. Presented by Maker Bolder.

Wizard of Oz Performed by Peanut Butter Players

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Photo Courtesy Peanut Butter Players

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Where: Harlequin Center for the Performing Arts, 1376 Miners Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026-2954, United States

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Cost: $15/person

The Peanut Butter Players are Boulder County’s premiere children’s theatre, providing training in singing, dancing and acting for the young, teaching kids to make believe and to believe in themselves! Check out the Peanut Butter Players in their performance of the classic Wizard of Oz.

Learn To Sew For Kids Class – Make Your Own Pillow

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Photo Courtesy The Hidden Treasure 2

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Where: The Hidden Treasure 2, 2330 N. Main St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 10AM – 11:30AM

Cost: $25 Plus Materials (Approx. $5)

The Hidden Treasure 2 is offering this Learn to Sew class for kids teach kids, Make Your Own Pillow. Kids are never too young to learn to sew and here is a great opportunity for them to get started. In this class they will learn to sew by making their own pillow! Betty will be their instructor. To register please call the shop at 720-340-9951 or got to, to the classes page and fill out the form. Pre-registration is required.

Patrol Pups at Just Between Friends Consignment Event

Photo Courtesy Royal Parties of Colorado and Just Between Friends Arvada

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Where: Flatiron Marketplace Dr, Broomfield, CO 80021

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Cost: FREE

Come down to Arvada’s Just Between Friends biggest Consignment Event to meet Chase, Skye and Marshall! The Characters will be there from 10am-12pm for pictures. JBF will be having a raffle for guests who come and meet the Characters. There will several prizes and raffles every 15 minutes for new Paw Patrol toys.

Create a Fairy Garden

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Photo Courtesy Shelly’s Garden Country

When: Saturday, September 2, 2017

Where: Shelly’s Garden Country, 4181 W 120th Ave, Broomfield, Colorado 80020

Time: 1 – 2 PM

Cost: $30 per kit*, tickets available here.

Create your very own magical fairy garden at Shelly’s Garden Country in Broomfield. Make one for yourself or bring along a friend or child and spend time together creating memories. Fairy gardens are so much fun and something the entire family will enjoy. *$30 fee includes cone plant, one fairy and soil.

Family Day at PoshSplat – Monarchy

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Photo Courtesy PoshSplat

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Where: PoshSplat, 2035 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 2PM

Cost: $25/painter. Register here.

Family Day at PoshSplat is a great way to spend time and do something creative with your whole family! Step by step instruction is provided by a local artist and everyone paints a picture that is uniquely theirs. No experience, set up, or clean up necessary. Just come and enjoy an afternoon of fun, and create beautiful works of art for your home!


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