5 Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 5, 6) in Colorado Springs


Veterans Day Parade – Sat Nov 5, 10:00am, Tejon Street between St. Vrain & Vermijo

Admission: free. Come see Veterans from all wars and conflicts as they are enthusiastically cheered as they walk down Tejon Street in Colorado Springs. Veterans come from all over southern Colorado to participate in the parade and this year a special focus is on women in the military. . For more information: http://www.csvetsparade.org

All Colorado Beer Festival – Sat Nov 5, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm or 6:30 pm – 10:00pm  at Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 North Nevada

Admission: $35-$65. Did you miss your chance to go to the other Beer Festival in Denver? Now is your chance to focus exclusively on Colorado beer and not have to drive to Denver. Line up your designated driver and work your way through over 200 Colorado Beers with unlimited samples. For more information visit the http://www.AllColoradoBeerFestival.com.


Louis Colaiannia in Concert, Sun Nov 6, 3 – 5 pm, Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave

Admission: Free. The Mozart Award honoree returns to Woodland Park for a free piano concert. Louis and his vocal accompanist Brittany Dymond will perform their online hit “Special” which benefits suicide prevention. For more information: http://www.utepassculturalcenter.itgo.com/.


Sportsman’s Challenge and Community Auction with Kid’s Fun Shoot, Sat Nov 5, 9 am – 3 pm, Magnum Shooting Center, 13372 Meadowgrass Drive

Admission: Free for spectators, various for competitors. This event includes a kids fun day at nearby Bass Pro Shop. For those serious shooters, register to compete in a variety of events for both youth (14 and over) and adult categories. The day also includes, prizes, raffles, and a community auction. For more information: http://ppld.org/


Bear Run 3K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser, Sat Nov 5 10:00 am – 12:00pm, Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road

Admission: $15-$60. Do you love bears? Do you love the Bear Creek Nature Center? Now is your chance to wear a bear costume, sweat in it for 3K and then take it home as a token of your love for bears and the nature center. Returning runners with their own bear costumes can register at a discounted rate. Vendors and costume contests will highlight the day. More information can be found on the El Paso County website.


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