Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 25-Feb 26) in Colorado Springs





2017 Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off-  Sat Feb 25, 9:30am - 1:00 pm, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Ave & Park St, Manitou Springs Admission: $0.50/taste. Can't make it down south this year for Mardi Gras? Come to Manitou Springs for a little taste of New Orleans when professional and amateur chefs put their best recipes forward for judging. Stick ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 18-Feb 20) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 18-Feb 20) in Colorado Springs





CS Youth Symphony's Winter Concert 'Ovation,' 'Pikes Peak Winds,' and 'Bravo! Winds' -  Sun Feb 19, 3 pm, Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St Admission: free. Come watch as the hard work of the Colorado Youth Symphony pays off in their Winter Concert. Two wind symphonies will be performed as well as a full orchestra arrangement. The...
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Steve's Picks for a Nice Weekend

Steve's Picks for a Nice Weekend
My family and I moved to Colorado Springs in the Fall of 2008 and we quickly fell in love with the lifestyle, the abundance of year-round outdoor activity, fresh air and lots of sunshine! Oh, and plenty of snow just to make things really exciting. This area has so much to offer no matter your season of life. But if you are like me, married with kid...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 4, Feb 5) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Feb 4, Feb 5) in Colorado Springs





1st Time Home Buyer's Seminar -  Sat Feb 4, 10-11 am, Integrity Bank and Trust, 13540 Meadowgrass Dr. Admission: free, refreshments provided. Our own Courtney Gilmore joins Kevin Stevenson of Integrity Bank to host this seminar for 1st Time Home Buyers. If you are tired of renting, and ready for home ownership, come to this free seminar to hea...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 28, Jan 29) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 28, Jan 29) in Colorado Springs





7th Annual Touch-A-Truck Weekend -  Fri Jan 27 5-7pm, Sat Jan 28 9-4pm, Sun Jan 29 10-3pm, Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center 3650 N Nevada Ave. Admission: $5/person, $20/family of 5, under 2 free. The Junior League of Colorado Springs knows how to capture the interest of kiddos. This is the 7th year that the Junior League has used this ...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 21, Jan 22) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 21, Jan 22) in Colorado Springs





What is Dementia? What to Expect at Each Stage -  Sat Jan 21 9:30am-12:00 pm, Home Care Assistance of El Paso County 13395 Voyager Parkway Suite #120 Admission: Free. The Home Care Assistance of El Paso County as teamed up with New Century Hospice to bring a very important 3 part educational series addressing dementia. The first part of the se...
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Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 14, Jan 15) in Colorado Springs

Things to Do This Weekend (Jan 14, Jan 15) in Colorado Springs





Fountain Creek Winter Bird Count -  Sat Jan 14 8:30-11:00 am, Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 Admission: $5. Want to get outside this weekend and help out the Fountain Creek Nature Center. Join them for the Winter bird count. Good for the beginning birder as well for the more advanced lovers of birds. Res...
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Why People Move to Colorado Springs

Why People Move to Colorado Springs
There are probably a gazillion reasons why so many people are moving to Colorado, year after year, and after 27 years of living here myself, here are just a few of my own: WE HAVE JOBS! And we apparently have A LOT of them, and in a wide range of industries, especially in the professional and business sectors. As of November, 2016, the unemployment...
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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 le...
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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, ...
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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 the...
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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...
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Just Listed! 3515 Mosswood Lane Colorado Springs CO 80910

Just Listed! 3515 Mosswood Lane Colorado Springs CO 80910
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Well, if this isn't the cutest house! Check out my new listing.  Built in 1972, this charming home features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and over 1,600 finished square feet!  Includes updated kitchen with Silestone counters, new cabinets, new sink/faucet, new flooring, new roof, new carpet, new lighting, new windows, new doors, new paint, updated ...
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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 th...
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Southern Colorado Insurance Changes

Southern Colorado Insurance Changes
I love it here... so thankful for limited natural disasters like tornado, hurricane, earthquakes. However, Colorado is still subject to blizzards, hail, wind, and fire. 2012 and 2013 were devastating locally when it comes to fire. Much of those homes have been rebuilt. So, let's talk about the unfortunate weather issues of 2016 And how it's changin...
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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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Fears and Worries of Home Buyers

Fears and Worries of Home Buyers
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Have you, or someone you know, been considering purchasing a home but the associated worries seem to be too overwhelming? Here are a few thoughts that should hopefully help alleviate those concerns. Worried about the associated costs required to purchase a home? Worried that you will not be able to take vacations or go out to dinner or plan for ret...
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Tis The Season For Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs!

Tis The Season For Holiday Lights in Colorado Springs!
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‘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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