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Around Town: Get in the holiday spirit or feel that 80s nostalgia

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Nov 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-09 10:20:50-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs Retro Gaming Convention
Embassy Suites - 7290 Commerce Center Drive, Colorado Springs, CO
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am - 11 pm
$15 Day Pass, $25 Weekend Pass
It's a nostalgia filled event where you can play of all sorts of retro games including arcade games like Gallaga, Dragon's Lair, pinball, Super Nintendo, electric slot cars, and dungeons and dragons. If you don't know how to play, there will be game masters there to teach you! You are encouraged to dress like your favorite characters. It's an event perfect for all generations.

Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show
Colorado Springs Event Center - 3960 Palmer Park Blvd
Saturday 10 am - 7 pm; Sunday 10 am - 5 pm
Admission $10, Kids 13 and under free
If you're looking to start your holiday shopping, you might want to check out this fun show. It's the first year for the event in the Springs. Shoppers can find unique and hard to find items from 240 vendors.