Weekend On The Go

Apr 15, 2011 11:11 AM by Greg Boyce

Weekend on the GO!


Friday, April 15

2011 Auto Show
This Weekend
World Arena
Colorado Springs
$3-$5
The 2011 Auto Show, Southern Colorado's new car and truck expo, will feature over 200 new cars and trucks representing 24 manufacturers.

3rd Annual UCCS Student Short Film Festival
6-9 p.m.
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Student Theater, 3rd Floor University Center
The annual festival and awards program for short films made by UCCS students. Sponsored by the UCCS Film Club, CAB, and the Film Studies Program/Visual and Performing Arts Dept.

School House Rock Live
Friday and Saturday
7 p.m.
Wasson High School Auditorium
$8 adults, $6 students
Presented by Wasson High School Performing and Visual Arts Academy.

Stargazers Comedy Showcase
8 p.m.
Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Colorado Springs
$5

Saturday, April 16

2011 Auto Show
This Weekend
World Arena
Colorado Springs
$3-$5
The 2011 Auto Show, Southern Colorado's new car and truck expo, will feature over 200 new cars and trucks representing 24 manufacturers.

Briders' Gathering
9 a.m.
Trinidad State Park
Birders and would-be birders are invited to join avid area birders Joyce Wolfe and Tim Crissler at the Trinidad Lake State Park Visitor Center for a bird walk and an organizational meeting. A secondary purpose of the gathering is to bring together novice and veteran birders alike to discuss the formation of a local birding group and share information about this exciting outdoor hobby.

4th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Autism Awareness Month
9 a.m.
America the Beautiful Park
Colorado Springs

Star Academy Fundraising Craft Fair
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Colorado Springs
Free, donations accepted

Cool Science "Big Show"
10 a.m.
Colorado College: Olin Hall
Colorado Springs
Free
The Cool Science "Big Show" will feature hands-on activities and live demonstrations, all in the name of science. There will be a host of disciplines, ranging from chemistry and physics to biology, geology and psychology.

Civil War 150 Celebration
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Glen Eyrie Castle & Conference Center
Colorado Springs
Free
Civil War re-enactors will share period artifacts with you. Historian Phillip Edwin Williams will tell the incredible true story of General Palmer's Civil War career and his harrowing experiences as a prisoner of war in Castle Thunder.

Pikes Peak Earth Day
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Doherty High School
Colorado Springs

Healthy Kids Day
Noon-2 p.m.
Downtown Family Center YMCA
Colorado Springs
Free
The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region invites kids and parents to make a "play date" at the YMCA's Healthy Kids DayTM. As the leading nonprofit for strengthening community, the Y holds Healthy Kids Day to bring families together to engage in fun, active play and learn healthier habits that help them grow and thrive.

School House Rock Live
Friday and Saturday
7 p.m.
Wasson High School Auditorium
$8 adults, $6 students
Presented by Wasson High School Performing and Visual Arts Academy

Sunday, April 17

2011 Auto Show
This Weekend
World Arena
Colorado Springs
$3-$5
The 2011 Auto Show, Southern Colorado's new car and truck expo, will feature over 200 new cars and trucks representing 24 manufacturers.

Wildlife Tours
11 a.m.
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center
Calhan
$10 person
Take a tour of Serenity Springs Wildlife Center -- home to over 120 big cats, including lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, genets, servals, caracals, and a coatimundi. We are the largest federal and state licensed placement facility in Colorado.

Beethoven's Ninth
2:30 p.m.
Pikes Peak Center
Colorado Springs
$12-$18
719-520-SHOW
Billy Joel's greatest hits performed by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic

 

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