What to Do with Kids this Weekend, November 11- 12, 2017

by Rachel Daly
what to do with kids in Boulder this weekend


This weekend, kids can take part in the Longmont Turkey Trot, make some art, harvest their own veggies for FREE and so much more! Happening in and around Boulder all weekend long.

43rd Annual Longmont Turkey Trot

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Photo Courtesy Longmont Recreation Services

When: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Where: Altona Middle School, 4600 Clover Basin Dr, Longmont, Colorado 80503

Time: 9AM – 12PM

Cost: $18 – $24, Register here.

Ages: All Ages

Gobble, Gobble, Gobble, GO! Sign up to run one of the most scenic, fastest, 10k or 2 mile courses around, the Longmont Turkey Trot! 10K course also has a Wheelchair Division. Don’t just run for the fun of it, all of the Longmont Turkey Trot proceeds benefit the City of Longmont Youth Scholarship Fund! 2017 Theme: “Veterans Day Edition”. Show your pride and support for our Veterans! For full information, click here.

Mindfulness for Kids

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When: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Where: A Mom’s Space, 424 E. Simpson St., Lafayette, CO

Time: Ages 5-7 meets from 10-10:45am, Ages 8-12 meets from 11-11:45am, Ages 13+ meets from Noon-1pm

Cost: $15/kid (sibling discount available). Pre-registration is required, click here to register.

Ages: Ages 5 – 17

Mindfulness for Kids classes focus on giving children the tools to learn to stay connected to their inner knowing, understand their personal space and help them connect to what is true and important for them – and let go of what isn’t! Presented in an age appropriate manner, this class will use familiar everyday imagery in fun visualization and meditation exercises, play games, sing songs and create art! Kids will explore their personal space, their energy, their bodies and spirits! Facilitated by Stacia Synnestvedt. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so register early!

Boulder Mountain Handmade Market

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Photo Courtesy Bohemia

When: Saturday & Sunday, November 11 – 12, 2017

Where: Boulder Elks Lodge & Pool, 3975 28th St, Boulder, Colorado 80301

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Shop the Boulder Mountain Handmade Market that gives back to volunteer firefighting to benefit the Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District Auxiliary! Boulder Mountain Handmade features over 60 artisans in its market, plus Boulder’s best bake sale, a FREE all-ages maker area hosted by Bohemia, live music and fire truck tours. Free admission, plenty of parking.

Free Harvest at Miller Farms

what to do with kids in Boulder this weekend

When: Sunday, November 12, 2017

Where: Miller Farms, 13912 Co Rd 19, Platteville, CO 80651

Time: 9AM – 6PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Miller Farms is having a free harvest to close out the season on Sunday November 12th from 9-6. The farm still has potatoes, onions, carrots, brussel sprouts, cabbage and popcorn!! Bring your own bags and harvesting materials.

40th Birthday Bash at Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe

what to do with kids in Boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy Grandrabbits Toy Shoppe

When: Sunday, November 12, 2017

Where: Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe, 2525 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 1PM – 3PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Join Grandrabbit’s Toy Shoppe in celebrating its 40th Birthday party at the store in Boulder. Kids will have the chance to meet characters, see a demonstration from B4 Adventure, get a goodie bag and a slice of cake!

Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance presents Aerial Street View

Photo Courtesy Frequent Flyers

When: Friday, November 10 – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Where: Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: Times vary, see schedule here.

Cost: $28 individual; $24 groups of 4+, seniors & kids 12 and under. Tickets here.

Aerial Street View combines the spectacular aerial dancers from Frequent Flyers along with break dancers from the acclaimed Block 1750 studio and live music from psychedelic folk band Chimney Choir.


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