One weekend before the Memorial Day holiday and we’re still getting snow, freezing overnight temps, and cold breezes to make you think winter is back. No matter! There are still plenty of fun events happening in Colorado Springs this weekend.
Things to Do This Weekend
Colorado Public Lands Day Celebration – Sat May 20, 8:00am, Red Rock Canyon Open Space Ridge Rd. & US-24
Admission: Free. We are the first state in the nation to have our own state holiday to recognize Colorado public lands! Join together to work on improving our trails followed by a guided hike tour and other outdoor activities. Minimum age is 16, or 13 with a parent/guardian. For more info, visit: Rocky Mountain Field Institute.
Tesla’s Toolbox: Water Widget Races – Sat May 20, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Space Foundation Discovery Center 4425 Arrowswest Drive
Admission: Included in admission ($5-$10). Engineer your own self-propelled boat and race it against others! For more info, visit: Space Foundation Discovery Center.
Run to the Shrine – Sat May 20, 7:30am – 5:00pm, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd
Admission: Registration fee $30-$55/person. Take advantage of the one day of the year you can view Colorado Springs on foot from the scenic road leading up to the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. Proceeds benefit the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! For more info, visit: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Carmina Burana – Sun May 21, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue
Admission: $21+. Enjoy the medieval cantata Carmina Burana performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Philharmonic.
City Wide Gaming Event Benefit – Sun May 21, 10:00am – 8:00pm, Imagination Space 750 Citadel Dr. E
Admission: $7/day. Come play role playing games, board games, card games, and miniature games with proceeds benefiting the Imagination Celebration and Dragon Theatre. All skills levels welcome. For more info, visit: Facebook Event.