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 information: Fountain Creek Nature Center

Colorado College Hockey vs US Air Force Academy - Sat Nov 26, 6:00 pm, Broadmoor World Arena 3185 Venetucci Blvd

Admission: $Various. Here is your chance to root for two hometown teams. Whether you are a CC Hockey fan, or root for the Blue and Silver, this should be a great game. Chuck-a-puck and tshirt sales benefit the Empty Stocking Fund. For more information visit the Broadmoor World Arena

 

The Nutcracker, Fri Nov 25 - Sun Nov 27th, 2:00 pm and 7:00pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts

Admission: Various. The Oklahoma City Ballet and the Colorado Springs Children's Chorale join together with student dances from the Pikes Peak region for this holiday classic. Make this an annual event with your family for the holidays.  For more information: Pikes Peak Center.

 

Under $100 Holiday Art and Gifts Sale, Sat Nov 19, 10 am - 5 pm, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave

Admission: Free. You don't have to spend a lot of money to get some great gifts for the holidays, and this art and gift sale proves it. With 30+ open studios featuring giveaways and prizes, pottery, textiles, jewelry, accessories, and more you can find that perfect gift. For more information check out their Facebook Page.

 

Chamber Singers of the Colorado Springs Chorale, Sun Nov 27 7:00pm, First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Ave

Admission: Free-will offering. Nothing gets you in the mood more for the holiday than singing some Christmas carols. This first Sunday of Advent tradition will feature holiday favorites from Messiah and Hallelujah Chorus. More information: First Christian Church.

 

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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 Everywhere - Fri Nov 18, 8:00 pm, Sat Nov 19 6:00 pm, Pikes Peak Center

Admission: $21. At 92 years old, Warren Miller has put together his 67th film. Well, maybe not personally, but he still remains a huge inspiration and makes an appearance in this year's film. Nothing gets you in the spirit for a season of skiing than a Warren Miller film. For more information visit the http://pikespeakcenter.com

 

Blues Meets Jazz with Dotsero and Blazz, Sat Nov 19, 8:00 pm, Stargazer's Theatre

Admission: $15, $20 at the door. For those have have seen the legendary Dotsero in concert, you know they are hard to beat for great music and pure entertainment. The pairing with Blazz, Kansas City Blues and swinging jazz, just means your will be dancing and enjoyment will last all evening long.  For more information: http://www.stargazerstheatre.com.

 

Rampart Craft Bazaar 2016, Sat Nov 19, 9 am - 4 pm, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Dr, COS

Admission: Free. Have you gotten your craft fair fix yet? The Rampart Craft Bazaar will have over 150 vendors with holiday gifts, jewelry, pottery, baked goods and more! Product price points will range from $1 – $3,000+ with tremendous variety in the types of products available. For more information check out their Facebook Page.

 

USA Cycling Masters Track National Championships, Fri Nov 18 12:30pm, Sat Nov 19 10am, Sun Nov 20 9am, Olympic Training Center Velodrome

Admission: Free. Weather delayed the Masters Championships earlier this summer, so now the racers are ready to make their mark. Friday is a record attempt day where riders are able to set new national or world records in their age categories, while structured races are held Saturday and Sunday. More information: USA Cycling Website.

 

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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 for this festival will showcase a variety of types of films including documentaries, shorts, features and animations. For more information: http://rmwfilminstitute.org/festival

"The Great", Colorado Springs Philharmonic - Sat Nov 12, 7:30 pm, Sun Nov 13 2:30 pm, Pikes Peak Center

Admission: Various, kids free. Marcelo Lehninger conducts this outstanding concert featuring Schubert's Symphony No. 9 "The Great, Vieuxtemps' Violin Concerto No. 5 and the World Premiere of New Orleans composer Courtney Bryan's White Gleam of Our Bright Star. Tickets for ages 7 to 17 are free with an adult ticket courtesy of GE Johnson. For more information visit the http://csphilharmonic.org

 

Colorado College Hockey, Fri Nov 11, 7:30 pm, Sat Nov 12, 7pm, Broadmoor World Arena

Admission: Starts at $9, kids tickets $5. Are you a Hockey Fan? Then you know watching it on TV is not the same. Come out in person and watch Colorado College take on #13 ranked St. Cloud State in a 2 night event. For more information: http://cctigers.com/tickets.

 

St Peter Catholic School Holiday Boutique & Craft Fair, Sat Nov 12, 9 am - 3 pm, St. Peter Church, 24 First Street, Monument

Admission: Free parking and admission. It is not too early to start shopping for those special Christmas Gifts. Shop over 70 vendors for handmade and local items. You might even pick up something from St. Nick's Bake Shop! For more information: http://www.petertherockschool.org/

 

Red, White and Blues to Honor our Vets Day, Fri Nov 11 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Whistle Pig Brewery, 1840 Dominion Way

Admission: Free. The Whistle Pig Brewery celebrates Veterans Day in style! Starting with a ceremonial flag raising at 6pm, your Veterans Day evening will consist of special guest speakers,a book signing by Intrepid Professionals and Whistle Pig's favorite Blues Musician, Grant Sabin. Want to win an autographed “Orange Crush” replica jersey? Yeah, they got that too, and p.s., grab a beer while you are there. More information: http://whistlepigbrewing.com/.

 

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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 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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