This week on 5 Around Town we’ve got some events as we head towards Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Blushing Bride Wedding Market
The holidays are a popular time to get engaged and if you’re about to start planning a wedding, the Blushing Bride Wedding Market has plenty of ideas for your big day. The market will have everything from attire to catering ideas at the Olde Towne Carriage House in Pueblo. It will be open from 11 am to 4p pm this Saturday and Sunday. Registration is free. You can register and find more information here.
The Coloradoan Rodeo
The Rodeo is taking over the Southwest Motors Event Center in Pueblo this weekend. There will be racing, riding, wrestling, and roping with bulls, broncos, and steers Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 7pm. Tickets range from $15 to $35. Find more information and buy tickets here.
Making a Difference Dinner
Hotel Elegante will host the Making a Difference Dinner this Saturday from 6 to 9:30 pm. The formal event will feature a three course dinner, a keynote speech by Dr. Temple Grandin, a bachelor/bachelorette auction, and entertainment from the Colorado Springs’ chamber Orchestra String Quartet and saxophonist Tony Exum Jr. Tickets will be $65 and all proceeds benefit Autism & Asperger Connections. Buy tickets and find more information here.
Mega Glow Party 2018
If you’re looking for a way to get a workout in this weekend, check out the Mega Glow Party at the City Auditorium on Saturday night. The party gets going at 7pm with fun glow in the dark zumba workouts with multiple instructors. $10 gets you in and be sure to bring your bright colors and any lights. Find more information here.
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Firefighters are taking a defense approach to fighting a fire, which is burning a house near the intersection of 6th Street and Greenwood in Pueblo.
A recent road rage incident in Colorado Springs is getting some attention, after one of the drivers posted his dash cam video online.
Colorado Springs Police said they are searching for multiple suspects following a crash, which seriously injured one person Monday afternoon.
Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds.