Beautiful, fall Veterans Day weekend in store for us here in Colorado Springs! Check out these events including free Pikes Peak admission for military, concerts around town, fundraiser for rescue dogs, and go back to the homestead at Rock Ledge Ranch all happening this weekend.
Things to Do This Weekend
Veteran’s Day on Pikes Peak – Sat Nov 11, 7:30am, Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain
Admission: Free admission for all retired and active duty military with ID. Take in a beautiful Colorado Springs day from atop Pikes Peak. For more info, visit: City of Colorado Springs website.
13th Annual Whine and Cheese Fundraiser – Sat Nov 11, 6:00pm-11:00pm, Norris Penrose Event Center 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road
Admission: $35-$45. Silent and live auction hosted by All Breed Rescue & Training. Help support this non-profit organization as they rescue, rehabilitate, and find forever homes for homeless pups in our region. For more info, visit: All Breed Rescue & Training.
The Long Run: Alter-Eagles – Sat Nov 11, 8:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive
Admission: $17-$22 + ticketing fee. This Eagles tribute band is taking a break from play Eagles music to perform songs from their favorite artists such as Doobie Bros, Little River Band, John Mayer, and more! They don’t play this line up very often, so don’t miss this show! For more info, visit: Stargazers Theatre.
Everything but the Oink – Sat Nov 11, 10:00am-2:00pm, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site 30th Street & Gateway Road
Admission: $4-$8, Children under 6 and LHA members are free. Participate in this educational event of the annual processing and curing of hogs. Learn how important these animals were to homesteaders. For more info, visit: Rock Ledge Ranch.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic Presents: ‘Victory: Life After World War II’ – Sat Nov 11, 7:30pm and Sun Nov 12, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: $24-$73. Thomas Wilson will be conducting 3 pieces of music, featuring Mark Nuccio on the clarinet. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Philharmonic.