By Jennifer Boylan on Friday, 31 March 2017
Category: General News

Things to Do This Weekend (Apr 1-Apr 2) in Colorado Springs

Dragontown Dan: Alice Cooper tribute benefitting Home Front Cares -  Sat Apr 1, 8:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive

Admission: Free. Most impressive Alice Cooper tribute artist and band putting on a show to benefit The Home Front Cares non-profit that provides emergency financial aid and other support to Colorado service members, veterans, and family members. Dragontown Dan has been perfecting his character since 1996 and even set a World Record for impersonating Alice Cooper. For more info, visit: Stargazers Theatre

Spring Break Tinkering, Sat Apr 1, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive

Admission: $5-$10. Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math at the Space Foundation Discovery Center. Activities for children 4-8 (with helper) and 9-17 (on their own) are offered including the grand finale which will be the launching of a Rube Goldberg Machine. For more information: Space Foundation Discovery Center.

Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Swing, Swing, Swing!, Sat Apr 1, 7:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $21+. Return to the roaring decade with the Philharmonic as it celebrates its 90th anniversary performing favorites from the jazz and swing era. For more information: Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

Woodworking: The Pallet Project, Sun Apr 2, 9:00am - 12:00pm, COCO Crafted 121 East Costilla Street

Admission: $60. Learn the basics of woodworking and build your very own beer caddy with the guidance of Pete Candelaria.  For more information: COCO Crafted.

Alton Brown, Sun Apr 2, 4:00pm - 6:00pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue

Admission: $44.25 - $95.75. Comedy, music, puppets, experiments, and more has been packed into “Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science." This interactive performance is sure to entertain. For more information: Pikes Peak Center