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.

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

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/programs/rockrimmon-library

 

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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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 29, 30) in Colorado Springs

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 29, 30) in Colorado Springs

Star Trek: The Final Frontier - Sat Oct 22, Sun Oct 29 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.

Admission: from $23. Everybody knows the music from Star Trek. Come enjoy the Colorado Springs Philharmonic perform the music from 50 years of Star Trek. Emceed by Jeffrey Combs, an actor on Star Trek, this may be a way to introduce your children to classical music without the fight. For more information: www.csphilharmonic.org

Southern Colorado Children's Art Festival - Sat Oct 29, 11:00 am-5:00 pm at Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd

Admission: free. Perfect for your art-obsessed children, this festival at the Chapel Hills Mall features a costume parade at 11:15am, interactive art projects and live shows and performances by regional youth arts organizations. For more information visit the Chapel Hills Mall website.

 

Emma Crawford Coffin Race and Parade, Sat Oct 29 12-3pm, Downtown Manitou Springs

Admission: Free. If you haven't seen the costumes and crazy coffins, it is well worth the trip. A very popular tradition in Manitou Springs since 1995, 70 teams race through downtown in full costume for prizes. Festivities in Soda Springs Park to follow along with "Ghost Stories of Old Manitou" Walking Tours. For more information: http://www.emmacrawfordfestival.com/.

 

DIY: Learn to Make Sushi, Sat Oct 29, 2-4pm, Pikes Peak Library, Rockrimmon Branch

Admission: Free. If you are over 16 and have a love for sushi, why not learn to make it for yourself? This program hosted at the Rockrimmon Library by a sushi chef, will give you tips on purchasing ingredients, how to roll your sushi and all the basics to impress your friends at your next dinner party. Registration required: http://ppld.org/programs/rockrimmon-library

 

Halloween Cool Science Style, Sat Oct 29 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park

Admission: free with museum admission. The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is getting in on the Halloween spirit. Have fun with a parade, interactive exhibits and experiments to celebrate Halloween. Make glow in the dark slime, instant worms, invisible alien eyeballs, eerie fog bubbles, creepy noises, shoot fog rings and more. More information can be found at: http://www.rmdrc.com/.

 

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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 22, 23) in Colorado Springs

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 22, 23) in Colorado Springs

Fine Art & Craft Show - Sat Oct 22, 9am-4:30pm, Sun Oct 23, 10am-4pm Lewis Palmer High School

Admission: $5. Hosted by Creative Crafters, this art & craft fair has everything from handmade and commercial wares to yummy food items. For more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Strange Parade, Tribute to the Doors - Sat Oct 22, 7:00pm at Stargazer's Theatre

Admission: starting at $12. A Doors tribute band is about to rock the Stargazer's Theatre. Starting at Karaoke nights at CU Boulder, this band developed into the band it is today. For more information visit: http://stargazerstheatre.com.

 

Great Pumpkin Festival, Sat Oct 22 10-3pm, West Colorado & 25th Street, Old Colorado City

Admission: Free. A pumpkin weigh-off, Sidewalk Sale, costume contest, Giant Kid's Zone and more. Great fall festival for the whole family. For more information: http://shopoldcoloradocity.com.

 

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, Fri -Sun, Various locations around Breckenridge

Admission: Various. If you love the Great American Beer Festival, and you are a fan of spirits, this is the festival for you. The 3-day event hosts lectures, tours open houses and an after party on Saturday night. For more information: http:breckenridgecraftspiritsfestival.com

 

Citizen with a Country, Sat Oct 22 7:30pm, Sun Oct 23 at 2:30 pm, Pikes Peak Center

Admission: from $23, Kids free with purchase of an adult ticket. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents this wonderful mix of Dvorak and Brahms which looks at life's greatest tragedies, a thwarted love affair and the fight for a country's independence. More information can be found at: http://www.csphilharmonic.org/.

 

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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 15, 16) in Colorado Springs

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 15, 16) in Colorado Springs

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini- Sat Oct 15, 7:30pm Pikes Peak Center

Admission: Various. Composed in just three week, this amazing, dark and explosive performance centers on the haunting torment of lover's illicit pleasures. Probably not an all ages show, but a definite must for Tchaikovsky fans. For more information:http://csphilharmonic.org/

 

Maker Faire - Sat Oct 15, 10:00am-4:00pm at Library 21c 1175 Chapel Hills Dr

Admission: Free. Attention all DIY fans, this faire is for you. In it's third year, the Maker Faire is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. For more information visit:https://coloradospringsmakerfaire.com/.

 

Sugar Plum Food & Gift Mart, Sat Oct 15 10-6pm and Sun Oct 16 11am-4pm, Colorado Springs Event Center 3960 Palmer Park Blvd

Admission: Adults $6, Kids 16 and under Free. Are you one of those people that likes to have all of their Christmas shopping done by Thanksgiving? The Sugar Plum Mart will definitely help you achieve that goal. This is one of Colorado Springs' largest holiday markets full of hand crafted wares, gifts, jewelry and clothing. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will even be there for photos. For more information: http://sugarplumgiftmart.com.

 

2016 Catwalk for Cancer Fashion Show, Fri Oct 14, 6pm, Garden of the Gods Club

Admission: $125. Cocktail reception followed by dinner and a fashion show modeled entirely by cancer survivors and their caregivers. All proceeds benefit the Oncology Services at UCHealth Memorial Hospital. For registration and more information: https://mhf.thankyou4caring.org/catwalk.

 

Japanese Cultural Festival & Bazaar, Sat Oct 15 10am-4pm, University Center at UCCS

Admission: Free, donations accepted. The Taiko drum and shamisen/bon dance performance will get you in the mood for this Festival full of original Japanese housewares, craft items, art, gift items, yukata, and second-hand kimonos. Sushi and Japanese snacks will also be available. More information can be found at: http://www.japanamerica.org/.

 

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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 8, 9) in Colorado Springs

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 8, 9) in Colorado Springs

Revolutionaries - Sat Oct 8, 7pm Broadmoor Community Church, Sunday Oct 9, 2:30pm First Christian Church

Admission: $25, $5 age 21 and under, $20 65 and older and active military. Pulitzer price winner Joseph Schwantner leads this performance of Beethoven's "Ah Perfido! for Soprano and Orchestra" with soprano Katherine Johnson and "Symphony No. 2 in D Major". For more information:http://chamberorchestraofthesprings.org

 

John McCutcheon - Sat Oct 8, 7:00 at Black Forest Community Club 12530 Black Forest Rd

Admission: $15 members, $25 non-members. When Pete Seeger calls someone "one of our country's best songwriters", you know he is bound to be good. John has been writing songs and creating music since he was 15. With 36 albums and 6 grammy nominations, John has a huge collection of work from ballads, historical songs, children’s songs, love songs, topical satire, fiddle and hammer dulcimer instruments, and even symphonic works. For more information:www.blackroseacoustic.org.

 

Haunted Brew Fest, Sat Oct 8 1-4pm and 5-8pm, Colorado Springs Event Center 3960 Palmer Park Blvd

Admission: $30, VIP $45. Beer and Boos? There is a pun in there somewhere. This group has partnered up with the Colorado Ghouls Gulch & Sanitarium Haunted House to provide you with a spooky experience while tasting some of our city's best brews. Discount tickets will be available for entry to the haunted house next door. For more information: http://hauntedbrewfest.com/.

 

Pikes Peak Studio Tour, Sat & Sun Oct 8, 9 10-5pm, various locations

Admission: Free. This only happens once a year, so put this one on your calendar. A combination of fine art and grand crafts for sale, works in progress, food and drink, lively conversation and welcoming artists. For a map and more information: www.pikespeakstudiotour.com.

 

The Grimm Spectaculathon, Fri Oct 7- Oct 15 7pm, Fountain Community Theater

Admission: $10 and under. A fun-filled play for the whole family! An energetic cast will try to make sense of the well-known (and some not so well-known) stories collected by the Brothers Grimm and with audience participation, this will be a memorable event and fun for the kiddos. Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.fountaintheater.org/.

 

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