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This Week Aug. 6th- 11th

Posted at 11:08 AM, Aug 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-05 13:08:57-04

A new license plate, the PGA Championship, and a celebrity in Colorado Springs are just a few things going on in Southern Colorado.

Monday August 6th

An exciting day for Pueblo- as Monday marks the first day anyone can buy a ‘Pueblo Chile’ license plate. Last year, State Representative Daneya Esgar (D-Pueblo) and Senator Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo) led the charge in the state legislature with House Bill 1012 to make the license plate possible. In addition to standard registration fees, anyone wanting the license plate will need to pay 2 one-time fees of $25. A celebration for the creation and implementation of the license plate is scheduled for Saturday from 3p.m-5 p.m. at Williams Studio, next to Musso Farms.

Tuesday August 7th 

National Night Out takes place on Tuesday, it’s an event for local law enforcement agencies to engage with the community. Many events are taking place throughout Southern Colorado.

Wednesday August 8th

A group of people in Monument are trying to change the Ramada Hotel into a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation facility. A meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. at the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce at 166 Second Street in Monument

RELATED: Rehab clinic coming to Monument, replacing Ramada by Wyndham hotel

Thursday August 9th

The PGA Championship begins, with all of the excitement wrapping up  on Sunday August 12th

Friday August 10th

Tim Allen will be in Colorado Springs at the Pikes Peak Center. Tickets for the event can be found here.

Saturday August 11th

The ‘One Nation Walking Together Pow Wow,’ will take place the Norris-Penrose event center. According to event organizers, this event is a celebration of Native history and culture and features Native drums and dancers, Native art and artisans, live wolf and birds of prey exhibits, children’s activities, Native vendors and food, and much more. The event gets underway at 10 a.m.