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3 years 9 months ago

Jazz performance Thursday at Pikes Peak Center

Need a break from winter? The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Jungle Jazz Band, Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, Colorado Springs Conservatory, and Ormao's Senior Repertory will collaborate for a jumping jazz performance. The performance is this Thursday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. at the Pikes Peak Center. MORE INFORMATION

4 years 2 months ago

Get fit in the Garden

Too many ice cream cones this summer? Grazed your way through funnel cakes, Indian Fry Bread and turkey legs at the Colorado State Fair? It's time to get back into shape! The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center will celebrate the first Get Fit at the Garden...

4 years 3 months ago

Moonlight on the Mountain at Cheyenne Mtn Zoo

If you're looking for something different to do this evening, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting Moonlight on the Mountain. You'll have the chance to enjoy delicious food compliments of WildThings Catering, beverages served by Bristol Brewing and Sovereignty Wines and music by The Martini Shot, an original six-piece...

4 years 3 months ago

Protect yourself from rattlesnakes

There have been several well-publicized cases of rattlesnake bites in southern Colorado in the past month. All victims are out of the hospital and recovering. If you're interested in learning more about rattlesnakes and how to protect yourself, a naturalist at Cheyenne Mountain State Park will hold a program...

4 years 3 months ago

Meet Olympian Rachael Flatt Wednesday

In an event designed for kids, Colorado Springs Olympian Rachael Flatt will appear at the World Figure Skating Museum Wednesday, July 28. Flatt is a spokesperson for Reading is Fundamental, the oldest and largest nonprofit reading organization in the US. Visitors will learn about the steps and training...

4 years 3 months ago

Fun for Kids: Art Lessons

Kids bored? The Starsmore Discovery Center is offering Children's Art Lessons Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Art professional, teacher and exceptionally talented painter Dave Koller will be in the Starsmore gardens to lead a watercolor painting lesson on for kids 9 -15 years old....

4 years 3 months ago

Local festival raised $25,000 for charity

If you hoisted a few pints last weekend, you contributed to a successful event that raised $25,000 for charity. The 2010 Springs Beer Fest in Antlers Park drew 1,800 attendees. The $25,000 raised is being donated to Friends of Cheyenne Canon, a non-profit organization and conservation group that...

4 years 3 months ago

International Music Festival in Colorado Springs

Performers from Japan, Australia, Kyrgyzstan and Mexico are all in Colorado Springs this week for the Pikes Peak International Music Festival in Harmony. The Colorado Springs Children's Chorale is hosting the festival which includes events throughout the week including: Tuesday, July 27, 7:00 p.m.: Opening Ceremony - The...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado Springs Beer Fest this weekend

If you love micro-brews, this is your weekend to sample lots of beers and mingle with like-minded aficionados. The Springs Beer Fest will be held Saturday at Antlers Park in downtown Colorado Springs. You may sample beers from more than 30 brewers eat amazing food and enjoy live music....

4 years 4 months ago

Garden of the Gods Photography Walk

Don't let summer slip away without taking pictures in the gorgeous Garden of the Gods. A Photography Walk on Palmer Trail will be led by Paul deBerjeois. The hike gets underway Wednesday at 9 am. For more information or reservations, phone 219-0108.

4 years 4 months ago

Geology Walk at Garden of the Gods

Find out more about the geology of Garden of the Gods on a guided tour of the park Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm. The tour will be led by Jay Perkins, through the Central Garden. For more information or to make a reservation, phone 219-0108.

4 years 5 months ago

Hike for Habitat in Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity will hold its annual Hike for Habitat in Colorado Springs this Saturday at America the Beautiful Park. The charity builds simple, affordable houses for low-income families in El Paso County.Since 1986, they've built 99 homes. The 4.5 mile walk will go through America...

4 years 5 months ago

Rock Ledge Ranch open for the summer

Colorado Springs' living history museum, the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, is open for the summer. For the young and young-at-heart, costumed interpreters will tell the stories and demonstrate work, tools, and abilities of local residents through four time periods, from the 1700s through the first half of the...

4 years 5 months ago

Jewel to perform at Pikes Peak Center

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter Jewel will perform in Colorado Springs this month, at the Pikes Peak Center. The country star draws on real-life experiences to pen her songs. Her second album is Sweet and Wild, with songs of love and happiness, following her marriage to seven time World Champion All-around...

4 years 6 months ago

Cog Railway train safely off the Peak

Colorado Springs is packed with out-of-town visitors as family and friends prepare for Wednesday's graduation at the Air Force Academy. Dozens of tourists got more excitement than they expected when their Cog Railway train was trapped on Pikes Peak for a time by a downed power line and grass fires....

4 years 6 months ago

Free Garden of the Gods program Tuesday

Do you ever wonder about the animals that you see while hiking through Garden of the Gods? If so, you can get your questions answered Tuesday by Bret Tennis, Program Coordinator for the Park. Tennis will discuss wildlife diversity during Lunch and a Look Tuesday at 11 am, Garden...

4 years 6 months ago

The Wizard of Oz in Colorado Springs

If you love the classic 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz , you have an opportunity this week to see a stage production of the classic. Imagine flying monkeys and munchkins taking over the Pikes Peak Center. The performances will be Wednesday and Thursday. Both performances are at 7:30...

4 years 6 months ago

Beethoven's Eroica at Pikes Peak Center this weekend

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic will perform classical compositions in concert this Saturday at the Pikes Peak Center. The orchestra will play Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" and Elliott Carter's Variations for Orchestra. Discounts are offered for students, active military personnel, and seniors -- those discounts are available at...

4 years 6 months ago

A glimpse at General Palmer's family life

If you're a local history buff, you have a chance to learn more about General Palmer's family life from Susan Fletcher, historian at Glen Eyrie. Fletcher's insights come from the diary of Dorothy Comyns Carr, as she presents "Two Twenty-Something Girls Talking About Glen Eyrie." Her lecture will be...

4 years 6 months ago

Peak Freedom Festival in Colorado Springs Saturday

A festival that celebrates limited government and individual rights will be held in Colorado Springs Saturday at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort. Speakers include bestselling author Michelle Malkin, radio host Mike Rosen, nationally-syndicated editorial cartoonist Chuck Asay and others. The Peak Freedom Festival 2010 is a day-long celebration of...

4 years 6 months ago

The Philharmonic rocks!

If you think the Colorado Springs Philharmonic is stuffy, check out their concert Saturday evening: The Music of the Eagles. The Philharmonic will play the 'Hotel California' album in its entirety. Discounts are offered for students, active military personnel, and seniors. The discounts are available at the box...

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