Time to dust off your walking or, dare we say, gym shoes and burn some holiday calories strolling around Colorado Springs taking in a fitness expo, concert, art walk, or family day with geology. And don't let your Christmas Tree become a fire hazard. Take it to a recycling location and help local organizations. Check out our Things to Do in Colorado Springs for this weekend.
Downtown Walking Tours: Art on the Streets - Sat Jan 6, 10:00am-11:00am, Downtown Colorado Springs 1 N Tejon St
Admission: $10/person, free for 17 and under. Take a tour around downtown and learn about the landmarks and art installations that have decorated our streets annually for 20 years. Arrive around 9:30 at Wild Good Meeting House to enjoy a free coffee. For more info, visit: Downtown Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs Fitness Expo - Sat Jan 6, 10:00am-5:00pm, Colorado Springs City Auditorium 221 East Kiowa
Admission: Free. To kick off the new year's resolution of staying fit and healthy, attend the Colorado Springs Fitness Expo, where you'll be able to try out different classes, chat with vendors, and learn about different studios. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Fitness Expo.
Family Day: Geology - Sat Dec 6, 10:00am-3:00pm, Western Museum of Mining and Industry 225 North Gate Blvd.
Admission: $5-$8, children 3 and under & museum members are free. It's a rock party over at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Bring the family and learn how geology played an important part in Colorado's history. For more info, visit: WMMI.
An Evening with Steve Poltz - Sat Jan 6, 7:00pm-10:00pm, Call for location
Admission: $30-$45. Steve Poltz is hanging out at a local house in the Skyway Neighborhood on Saturday for a night of story telling and music playing. For more info, visit: Eventbrite.
Tree Recycling - Sat Jan 6-Sun Jan 7, 9:00am-4:00/4:30, Western Museum of Mining and Industry/Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Admission: Free. Time to recycle your Christmas tree! Boy Scout Troop 78 will be accepting trees at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry on the north side of Colorado Springs. Several youth service organizations will be accepting trees on the west side at Rock Ledge Ranch. For more info, visit: WMMI and TreeCycle.