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 th...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 3, 4) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Dec 3, 4) in Colorado Springs





Sounds of the Season - Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, Sat Dec 3, 7:30 pm, Pikes Peak Center Admission: Various. The annual concert of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony is great fun for the entire family. The talented kids show off their musical prowess while getting everyone in the mood for the holiday season. Not to be missed! For more informa...
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Tis The Season For Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs!

Tis The Season For Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs!
Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs
‘Tis The Season For Holiday Lights! It’s that time of year again! Last year was my first experience in driving around town specifically to look at homes with computerized Christmas light shows. It was awesome!! I’ve put together a list for any of you who may want to get out this year & give it a go. I also wanted to mention some ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 26, 27) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 26, 27) in Colorado Springs





Thanksgiving Wetland Wildlife Walk - Sat Nov 26, 9:30 - 11:00am, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane Admission: $4. That second helping seemed like a good idea at the time, but we all know you are regretting it. Get outside and learn a little about the native plants and animals at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. For more informatio...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 19, 20) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 19, 20) in Colorado Springs





Skate in the Park - now through Jan 16, Acacia Park, downtown Colorado Springs Admission: $10. Come ice skate in downtown Colorado Springs no matter what the weather is. Skates are included with admission and children under 4 skate free with a paid adult. For more information: http://www.downtowncs.com/skate .  Warren Miller's Here, There and ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 12, 13) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Nov 12, 13) in Colorado Springs





Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival - Fri - Sun Nov 11-13, Fine Arts Center, Colorado College & other various locations Admission: $15-$140. From 350 entries, 43 films were selected for this year's festival featuring films by and about women. Topics of the films range from Middle East crisis, Newtown tragedy and handling grief. The 29th year f...
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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 ...
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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 t...
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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. The Strange Parade, Tribute to the Doors - Sat Oct 22, 7:00pm at Stargazer's Theatre Admission: starting at $12...
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Bringing Awareness to Teen Suicide

Bringing Awareness to Teen Suicide
Suicide, is a sad topic no one wants to talk about. But I have to write about it because it's affecting our teens in Colorado Springs. You see, teen suicide is on the rise here. As of mid-October there have been 13 teen suicides in ...El Paso County.  In 2015 there were 14 teen suicides here. Our very own Academy School District 20 recently la...
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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.o...
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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 i...
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 1, 2) in Colorado Springs

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 1, 2) in Colorado Springs





Creek Week - Sat Oct 1, 12-2pm, Legacy Loop Plaza Admission: Free. This weekend concludes Creek Week in Colorado Springs where the Fountain Creek Watershed was given a little attention and love. This is the 3rd annual event where people get together to pick up trash and help cleanup the Fountain Creek Watershed. For more information,  http://f...
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Sept 24, 25) in Colorado Springs

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





Pikes Peak Derby Dames Double Header - Sat Sept 24, 6:00pm, City Auditorium Admission: $10-20 Women's flat track Roller Derby comes to Colorado Springs as the Derby Dames are hosting their home team double header. Come watch the Danger Dolls vs the Wreckin' Rebels and the Killer Queens vs High City. The PPDD is a diverse group of female athlet...
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Sept 17, 18) in Colorado Springs

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





Colorado Springs Philharmonic -"Symphonic Dances", Sat Sept 17, 7:30, Sun Sept 18 2:30pm at Pikes Peak Center Admission: $21 and up, Kids Free. Celebrating its 90th year, the Philharmonic presents Gershwin, Rachmaninoff and DiLorenzo symbolizing artists at the beginning of their career, at the end of their career and still producing. For more infor...
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Sept 10, 11) in Colorado Springs

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





Organ Spectacular -"Pipedreams", Sat Sept 10, 7pm at the First United Methodist Church. Admission: $20-25. Mix the unmistakable sound of the pipe organ with the Chamber Orchestra and you get "Pipedreams". Three of Colorado Springs’ finest organists will perform pieces by Albioni and Handel. For more information: www.chamberorchestraofthesprings.org...
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Labor Day Balloon Festival Tradition

Labor Day Balloon Festival Tradition


A Colorado Springs tradition over Labor Day weekend used to be called the Balloon Classic, but was "bought" by another group and is now the Labor Day Lift Off. In either case, this awesome festival takes place in Memorial Park near downtown Colorado Springs . Walk amongst launching balloons, enjoy booths, jumpers for kids, morning lift-offs, evenin...
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2016 Parade of Homes in the Books

2016 Parade of Homes in the Books








The Colorado Springs HBA Parade of Homes is one of my absolute favorite local annual events!!! Anyone who knows me knows I don't like hot weather, and this tradition marks the beginning of school and a general cooling trend as we head into fall. Not only that, but I LOVE seeing new design trends... building styles, colors, features, locations, furn...
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5 Things to do this Weekend in Colorado Springs Jun 24-26

5 Things to do this Weekend in Colorado Springs Jun 24-26





Doug Smith, Fri Jun 24, 7pm at the Black Forest Community Center. Admission: $5-10. The Black Rose Acoustic Society Friday Night Featured Act comes to us with a Grammy under his belt. Doug is an accomplished guitarist who has won the Winfield International Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. His original compositions are heard everywhere from NPR ...
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A Thoughtful Gift

Gift House III
It means so much when people say thank you!  Recently some clients of mine not only said it, but they made this adorable house for me.  It even has a sign in the front with my name on it.  The roof comes off, and there is storage inside, so now I keep all of my client thank-you notes in there.  I proudly display it here in my of...
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