22nd Annual Pikes Peak Food and Wine Expo 2017- Sun Mar 19, 12:00 – 3:00 pm, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd
Admission: $45. It is the 22nd annual showdown for local bartenders and chefs. Come see you favorites compete from Suga’s, Brother Lucks, Garden Of The Gods Market And Cafe, 3 Hundred Days of Shine and many more. For more info, visit: Pikes Peak Colorado Restaurant Assoc.
Who is that in the Mirror? Alzheimer’s and Dementia Event to Improve Awareness and Longevity, Sat Mar 18, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, Home Care Assistance of El Paso County 13395 Voyager Parkway Suite #120
Admission: Free. Come join the Home Care Assistance of El Paso County for the last event in their Alzheimer’s and Dementia series focused on effective communication techniques with patients. Each session will also have a discussion on care options in the Colorado Springs community. . For more information: Home Care Assistance.
Beginning Acrylic Painting with Laura Reilly, Sun Mar 19, 10:00am – 1:00pm, Westside Community Center 1628 W. Bijou St
Admission: $75 all materials provided. Have you had a secret desire to start painting, but didn’t know where to start? Take some great instruction from Laura on how to get started with acrylics. Using the Garden of the Gods for inspiration, Laura will teach you techniques to cement your foundation in painting. For more information: Beginning Acrylic Painting.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic presents Peer Gynt, Sat Mar 18, 7:30pm, Sun Mar 19, 2:30pm, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts 190 South Cascade Avenue
Admission: $21 and up. Josep Caballé-Domenech gives lively direction to this Norweigian tale of tricksters and trolls. The Colorado Springs Chorale provides the storytelling piece making for a grand adventure. For more information check out their website Colorado Springs Philharmonic.
5th Annual Manitou Springs Kiwanis St. Pat’s Dinner & Dance, Sat Mar 18, 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Manitou Springs City Hall 606 Manitou Springs
Admission: $35 Couple, $20 Adult, $10 Children under 12. This weekend would not be complete without a little Green. You can find your fill of corned beef and cabbage, live music and beer from the Manitou Brewery. For more information: Manitou Kiwanis.