As you rush around Colorado Springs checking people off on your nice list, be sure to enjoy the holiday season with these events. Step back in time to a Victorian Christmas, perhaps celebrate in a galaxy far, far away, or be a part of one of the many musical performances this weekend.
Holiday Evening - Sat Dec 16, 4:00pm-8:00pm, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site 30th Street & Gateway Road
Admission: LHA members free, $4-$8 - see event for more admission details. Head over to Rock Ledge Ranch for a Victorian evening of tractor rides, old-time musical entertainment, lantern light tours, barn dancing, and much more! For more info, visit: Rock Ledge Ranch.
A Far Away Galaxy - Sat Dec 16, 10:00am-4:00pm, Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive
Admission: Included in regular Discovery Center admission. The Star Wars saga continues at the Space Foundation Discovery Center as we celebrate the release of the next chapter. Come for costumes, games, cookies, and ,of course, Jedi training! For more info, visit: the Space Foundation Discovery Center.
Unsilent Night: Colorado Springs - Sat Dec 16, 6:00pm-7:30pm, Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City
Admission: Free. Take part in a musical art piece in Old Colorado City. Go old school with a boombox or more modern with your smartphone and dress festively. All participants will play one of four tracks simultaneously to create a holiday sound sculpture. For more info, visit: Unsilent Night.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Presents: 'Christmas Symphony' - Sat Dec 17, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: $15-$20 + ticketing fee. The much-loved Flying W Wranglers are performing their holiday show at the Stargazers. Enjoy western swing, country, and gospel tunes that are sure to put you in a festive mood. For more info, visit: Stargazers Theatre.
A Snazzy-Jazzy Christmas Concert - Sat Dec 17, 7:00pm-8:00pm, Ute Pass Cultural Center 210 E. Midland Ave.
Admission: Free (donation welcome). Nothing gets us in the Christmas cheer like music. Treat your ears to a different style of holiday tunes with "Swing Factory" Big Band at the Ute Pass Cultural Center. For more info, visit: Woodland Park Colorado Wind Symphony.