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Nov 11, 2011 3:36 AM by Ariel Mata

Weekend on the GO! Veteran's Day

Friday, November 11

Please note not all Veteran's Day deals are included in this list. For a comprehensive list of free events and deals, click here.

Free Admission to National and State Parks
All day in celebration of Veteran's Day

Discovery Tour
10 a.m.
Cave of the Winds
Manitou Springs
$18 adults, $9 children

Cripple Creek District Museum
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Free admission to all military and veterans, active or not with ID

Veterans Day Weekend at RMDRC
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Woodland Park
Military families receive half off price of regular admission with active or retired military ID

Christmas House Boutique
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
1105 Nichols Road
Pueblo West
Free to attend

Bilingual Storytime
10:40 a.m.
Sand Creek Library Branch
Colorado Springs
Free

F-16 Flyovers
11 a.m.
Colorado State University-Pueblo Campus and Colorado Visitors Center in Fruita
The Colorado National Guard will be seen and heard in both the air and on the ground at patriotic events across the region tomorrow and Sunday in honor of our nations veterans.

Two Meat Salute
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
Colorado Springs
Free meal
Each Veteran that visits Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que will receive a complimentary Two Meat Salute, which includes their choice of two meats, one side, a cornbread muffin and corn-on-the-cob. Must have proof of service.

Veterans Invited for Free Veteran's Day Lunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Texas Roadhouse
Colorado Springs
All veterans, including all active, retired or former U.S. Military, can choose one of 10 entrees.

Veteran's Day Ceremony
1 p.m.
Mayor's (Caboose) Park
Fountain
Featuring guest speakers from local military and civilian communities and salute to our nation's heroes, our veterans.

Crafty Teens
4-5:30 p.m.
Monument Branch Library
Monument
Free

Rocky Mountain Western Artfest
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Norris Penrose Events Center
Colorado Springs
Free
Free Admission, complimentary appetizers and beverage. Family friendly event.

Air Force Men's Basketball vs. Army - All-Military Classic
7:30 p.m.
Clune Arena
Air Force Academy
$5

Saturday, November 12

2011 Rocky Mountain Open
8 a.m.
Olympic Training Center
Colorado Springs
Competition will take place in Sparring, Forms and Board Breaking. This tournament is open to all ages 6+ and USAT recognized belt colors (Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, Black).
$5

Energy Efficiency Workshop
9-11 a.m.
NeighborWorks
Pueblo
Free
Sponsored by Lowe's and Xcel Energy

The Rocks Around You
10 a.m.
Mueller State Park
Divide
Park admission required

Christmas House Boutique
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
1105 Nichols Road
Pueblo West
Free to attend

Veterans Day Weekend at RMDRC
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Woodland Park
Military families receive half off price of regular admission with active or retired military ID

Scout Day at Falcon Stadium
Noon
US Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium
United States Air Force Academy
$10
Boy Scouts, their parents and friends are invited to enjoy the game at a reduced price of $10 which includes a $5 concession voucher. Camping on the grounds of Falcon Stadium is available following the game.

Family Adventure Day: Harvest Fest!
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bemis School of Art
Colorado Springs
Free

National Gaming Day
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
East Library
Colorado Springs
Free

A Veterans Day Tribute
1-3 p.m.
Village At Skyline
Colorado Springs
Free
Come join our USO dance for a patriotic afternoon of music and dancing. It promises to be and ideal occasion to reminisce, look to the future, and the thank and honor those who have protected our nation by serving in the armed forces.

America Recycles Day Celebration
1-4 p.m.
Nature and Raptor Center
Pueblo
America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products.

Family Fun - Bruce Black, Magician
3 p.m.
Penrose Library
Colorado Springs
Free
The amazing power of reading is taught in this delightful magic ride through the world of literature. All attendees will receive a free hand out with four magic tricks they can do.

Sunday, November 13

Free Entrance Day
8 a.m.
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Florissant

Christmas House Boutique
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
1105 Nichols Road
Pueblo West
Free to attend

Veterans Day Weekend at RMDRC
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Woodland Park
Military families receive half off price of regular admission with active or retired military ID

Mike Maddux
7-10 p.m.
Ancient Mariner
Manitou Springs
Free

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