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5 Around Town: December 9th and 10th

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December means holiday events! We’ve got plenty of options this weekend.

Holiday Chocolate Festival

Calling all chocolate lovers! The Holiday Chocolate Festival is back in Colorado Springs this Saturday. Over 50,000 samples will be available at the Colorado Springs Event Center from 11 am to 5 pm. In addition to chocolate samples, there will be vendors for holiday shopping, chocolate martinis, and a visit from Santa for the kids. General admission is $5 and taste tickets will be $10 for 12 tastes. Purchase tickets and find more information here.

Out Loud: Blizzard

Out Loud, the Colorado Springs men’s chorus, will put on a holiday performance this weekend. “Blizzard”  will feature holiday favorites and takes on traditional songs. The performances will be held at the First Congregational Church on St. Vrain with tickets costing $20. There will be a Friday evening show at 7:30 pm and two shows on Saturday at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. Buy tickets and find more information here.

Old North End Holiday Home Tour

The Holiday Home Tour returns to the Old North End on Saturday. From 10 am to 4 pm the tour will feature some of the most historic and beautiful homes in our area with unique insight into each home. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time online for $25. Day of tickets will be $30. Proceeds will benefit TwoCor, a local youth non-profit. Find more information here. 

Electric Safari

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will kick off their annual electric safari on Friday. Over 85 light sculptures will be set up around the zoo along with indoor animal exhibits, interactive activities, a Santa Zone, animal shows, and keeper talks. There will be plenty of opportunities to check out the lights and fun. The event will run this weekend and December 15th through New Year’s Day, with the exception of Christmas Eve, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Tickets are $9.75 for adults and $6.75 for kids 3 - 11. Find more information here.  

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