Jennifer has been a licensed Realtor since 1980. She began her real estate career in Dallas and was active in sales as well as mortgage lending for 15 years before relocating to Colorado Springs in 1996. Jennifer is the Employing Broker of Springs Homes overseeing our daily operations, reviews all contracts, counsels Buyers and Sellers, negotiates contracts and manages both the Buy/Sell side of Real Estate as well as Property Management. She graduated from SMU with a degree in Music Education and has been actively involved with the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony. She has been a past member of the Board of Directors as well as the conductor of the Vivace Strings Orchestra.

Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 7, Jan 8) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 7, Jan 8) in Colorado Springs

United States International Duo Piano Competition -  Fri Jan 6, 7:00 pm, Sat Jan 7 9:15, 10:30, 2:20, 3:45, 5:00, Sun Jan 8, 1:15, 2:45, The Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Avenue

Admission: Free. Have you ever seen a Duo Piano Competition? Now you have 3 days to catch your glimpse of this unique performance. This competition spans all ages and all levels. For more information: United States International Duo Piano Competition Organization

Wine & Watercolor - Evergreens & Trees, Sat Jan 7, 6pm-8:30pm, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 West Dale Street

Admission: $45 per person, $35 for members. Nothing goes better together than art, music and wine. Join the Beamis teachers for a class on Evergreens and Trees and enjoy a glass of wine to get your creativity off to a good start. For Registration and more information: Fine Arts Center.

 

Second Sunday Concert Series: The Taiko Society, Sun Jan 8 2pm, PPLD -Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive

Admission: Free. Traditional Japanese drummers will perform a lively and thunderous free concert at the 21c Library as part of their Second Sunday Series. A great show for all ages. For more information: Pikes Peak Library.

 

Paintings by Missye Bonds and Photography by John Fielder, Sun, Jan 8, 2pm-5pm, Rico's Cafe, Chocolate and Wine Bar, 322 N. Tejon

Admission: Free. This art opening features paintings and photographs of Strawberry Fields through different eyes and different seasons. Proceeds from the sale will support Save Cheyenne in the legal action to preserve and protect this land, our city park since 1885 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more information check out their website Save Cheyenne.

 

Colorado Springs Fitness Expo, Sat Jan 7 10:00am - 5:00pm, Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 East Kiowa

Admission: Free. Just in time for your New Year's Resolution, this Fitness Expo aims to get you on the right track for fitness. There will be fitness vendors, live fitness classes, studios and clubs onsite and even a fashion show to inspire you to look your best while working out. For more information: Colorado Springs Fitness Expo.

 

 

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Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 31, Jan 1) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 31, Jan 1) in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents New Year’s Eve -  Sat Dec 31, 7:30 pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $21 and up. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic is ringing in the new year Broadway style. Some of their best vocalists will be performing classic Broadway songs from Cats, Victor Victoria, Wizard of Oz, Frozen and more. For more information: Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Whistle Pig's New Year's Eve Party and Five-Course Dinner, Sat Dec 31, 6pm - 1am Jan 1st, Whistle Pig Brewery, 1840 Old Dominion Way

Admission: $40 per person, $75 per couple. If you haven't noticed yet, the folks at the Whistle Pig Brewery love to throw a party. Join them on New Year's Eve for a 5 course dinner (prime rib or salmon), beer or wine with dinner, and a glass of champagne at midnight. Please call (719) 598-1339 to reserve your specific dinner time – reservations begin at 6 p.m. For more information visit the website of the Whistle Pig Brewery.

 

Noon Year's Eve, Sat Dec 31 10am-1pm, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd

Admission: Family Passes cover six people (ages 2+) for $25 for online pre-registration or $35 at the door. New Year's Eve parties are always catered toward adults and midnight. Here is a fun way to celebrate with the kids by counting down to Noon rather than midnight. For more information: Pikes Peak Children's Museum.

 

New Year's Super Bubble with Art Guffaw, Sat, Dec 31, Sat Dec 24th, 11am, 4pm, 7pm, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 South Tejon Street

Admission: $12 Family Four Pack $40. Who doesn't love bubbles? Here is another family friendly way to celebrate New Year's Eve with the Millibo Art Theatre. World-class clown Jim Jackson will have you laughing and calling out for more....Bubbles that is. For more information check out their website Millibo Art Theatre.

 

Suga Bear'’s New Year’'s Eve Dance Party, Sat Dec 31 9:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive

Admission: $30 - $45. Where else can you go in either Jeans or Sequins and no one will bat an eye? For a guaranteed good time, your best bet this year is the Suga Bear's New Year's Dance Party. Heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet will start at 10 p.m., party favors, and dancing all night to one of the hottest high-energy live bands from Colorado Springs. For more information: Stargazers Theatre.

 

 

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Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 24, 25) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 24, 25) in Colorado Springs

Winter Wonderland with the Wolves -  Sat Dec 24, 9:00 - 11:00 am, Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide

Admission: $30 adults, $15 kids 12 and under. Spend Christmas Eve morning learning about the wolves who are residents in Divide. Enjoy a breakfast burrito and prepare to walk away with a great appreciation for these creatures. For more information: Wolf & Wildlife Center

Ugly Sweater Contest, Fri Dec 23, 3 - 11pm, Whistle Pig Brewery, 1840 Old Dominion Way

Admission: free. If you haven't gotten it out of the closet yet this year, this may be your chance to dust off the ole' ugly sweater. Enjoy $1 each pint for those sporting ugly sweaters and enter the contest for the worst sweater overall. For more information visit the website of the Whistle Pig Brewery.

 

Holiday Skate at the Broadmoor World Arena, Fri Dec 23 12pm-4pm and Dec 26-28, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd

Admission: $4 entry, rentals $3. Ever dream about skating on the big stage? Or in the big arena? Now is your rare chance to skate at the Broadmoor World Arena . For more information: Broadmoor World Arena.

 

Evening Holiday Hayrides at the Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort, Fri, Dec 23, Sat Dec 24th, 5-7pm, 2 El Paso Blvd. Manitou Springs

Admission: Free, donations accepted for Renovation Fund. Join the Resort team for Hayrides around their festively decorated facility. Enjoy hot cocoa and break out in Christmas Carols if the mood strikes. For more information check out their website Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort.

 

Christmas Eve Services at the Air Force Academy Chapel, Sat Dec 24 5:00pm (Catholic Mass) and 7:00pm (Protestant Candlelight Service), Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel

Admission: Free. There are many beautiful venues for Christmas Eve Services, but one of the most stunning is the Air Force Academy Chapel. Christmas Vigil Mass is at 5pm, with the Protestant Candlelight Service at 7pm. The Hanukkah Shabbat Service/Dinner will be held Dec 30 at 7pm. For more information: AFA Cadet Chapel.

 

 

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Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 17, 18) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 17, 18) in Colorado Springs

The Hazel Miller Band: A Very Soulful Christmas -  Fri Dec 16, 8:00 pm, Stargazer's Theater

Admission: $15-$20. Hazel Miller has been performing in Colorado for the past 24 years, so you owe it to yourself to come see this show. Whether she is singing blues, jazz, pop, or Gospel, her voice is unbelievable and her experience has led her to open for performers such as Mel Torme, James Brown, Temptations, Earl Klugh, Bob James and many others. For more information: Stargazer's Theater

Christmas Symphony, Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Chorale - Sun Dec 18, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center

Admission: $23 and up. If you missed Deck the Hall last week, here is another chance for you to get in the spirit of the season with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Colorado Springs Chorale. This performance features the local debut of choruses from Mendelssohn's Christus and higlights from Bach's Christas Oratorio and Polar Express. For more information visit the website of the CS Chorale.

 

Holiday Evening at Rock Ledge Ranch, Sat Dec 17 4pm-8pm, Rock Ledge Ranch 30th and Gateway Road

Admission: $4-$8. Holiday music, blacksmith demonstrations, hot cider and chocolate, holiday crafts will fill the air for the Rock Ledge Ranch Holiday Evening. Take this opportunity to stroll around and bask in the traditions of yesteryear and get in the holiday spirit. For more information: Rock Ledge Ranch.

 

Fine Art's Center Winter Lights, Sat Dec 17 10am and 2pm, Fine Art's Center 30 W. Dale St

Admission: $15, members and 12 & under Free. With ice carving in the courtyard, movies, woodturning, celtic dance and the Colorado Springs Chorale, this celebration has a little bit of something for everyone. For more information check out their website Colorado Springs Fine Art's Center.

 

Improv Comedy at The Theater on Pecan, Sat Dec 17 7:30pm, The Theater on Pecan, 2418 W. Colorado Avenue

Admission: $8-$10. Not everything you do this weekend has to be holiday related. Come take a load off and get a few laughs at this improv at The Theater on Pecan. One recent attendee even said, “I laughed so hard my face hurts!” In the style of "Whose Line is it Anyway?", this will be sure to crack you up. More information: Improv Colorado's website.

 

 

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Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 10, 11) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 10, 11) in Colorado Springs

Jim Gaffigan -  Sat Dec 10, 8:00 pm, Broadmoor World Arena

Admission: $39.75-$59.75. One of the few comics around that is safe to take grandma and the kids to, Jim Gaffigan doesn't resort to crude humor to wow his audiences. With 5 kids, there is a plethora of material for him to use. For more information: Broadmoor World Arena

Deck the Hall, Colorado Springs Chorale - Fri Dec 9, 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center

Admission: $15-$50. A full family event with Christmas music featuring the Colorado Springs Chorale, The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and pre-concert entertainment and sing along in the lobby. For more information visit the website of the CS Chorale.

 

Indoor Winter Market, Sat Dec 10 9am-1pm, Ute Pass Cultural Center

Admission: Free. Are you starting to miss the Farmer's Markets? The Indoor Winter Market is held the second Saturday of each month where you will find season specialties, natural meats and cheeses, vegetables, pastries and handmade crafts such as holiday wreaths. For more information: Indoor Winter Market.

 

A Charlie Brown Christmas, Fri Dec 9 7pm, Sat Dec 10 3pm and 7pm and Sun Dec 11, 3:00 pm, Sunrise United Methodist Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd

Admission: Free. No Christmas is complete without seeing A Charlie Brown Christmas. Instead of settling for the TV version, come watch it live performed by the Sunrise Players. For more information check out their website Sunrise Players.

 

2nd Floor Studios Holiday Show, Sat Dec 10 & Sun Dec 11 11:00 am - 5:00pm, The Second Floor Studios, 2418 W. Colorado Avenue

Admission: Free. The Second Floor Studios are opening their doors for a Holiday Show. Come meet the artists in person in an intimate setting and have the opportunity to buy some original artworks, handmade jewelry, clothing and accessories. More information: The Second Floor Studios Facebook Page.

 

 

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