Activities

Fundraiser For Gannon Stauch Family At Fountain Community Theater

Fountain Community Theater is doing a special performance of Give ’em Hell Harry!! as a fundraiser for family of Gannon Stauch on Monday February 17th 2020 at 6:30 pm 326 W. Alabama Ave. Fountain, CO All proceeds of this event will go to the family of Gannon Stauch in the hope that this small effort…

Blue Mesa Lake Trout Tournament starts Feb. 1 – Cash prizes

GUNNISON, Colo. – A six-month-long fishing tournament with $10,000 in prize money sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife starts Feb. 1 at Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison in western Colorado. The tournament, which continues through July 31, is aimed at maintaining adequate kokanee fry survival by limiting predation from lake trout. Anglers are asked to…

Chinese New Year Festival 19th Festival

Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute will ring in their 18th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the City Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The City Auditorium is located at 221 East Kiowa. The tickets will be available at door: Adults $6, Children 5-9 $5, Active…

Military Music Class Connection

Citizen Soldier Connection is pairing with the Colorado Springs Conservatory to offer Music Classes for the Military! This amazing opportunity is for a 8 week session, with offerings in piano, guitar, voice, song writing, and recording arts. The cost is $100, payable to the Colorado Springs Conservatory. Citizen Soldier Connection is offering scholarships! Don’t miss…

Colorado State Parks Camping Reservations 2020

DENVER, Colo. – Starting in 2020, it will be easier than ever for visitors to reserve a campsite, cabin, yurt, picnic area, or other facilities at Colorado’s 41 state parks. Effective Jan. 1, all of Colorado’s state parks will require campers to book campsites within the Colorado Parks and Wildlife purchasing system which now provides…

Calhan Country Christmas in December

The 2nd annual Calhan Country Christmas lights up the El Paso County Fair & Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 14. Come enjoy the magic of the season. Gates open at 5 p.m. There is no admission charge, but guests are encouraged to bring one non-perishable food donation per person to support the Eastern Plains Community Pantry.…

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides in Fountain

Fountain, CO – Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at the Fountain Creek Nature Center on Saturday December 14, 2019. Enjoy the sounds of Suffolk Punch draft horses clip-clopping down the Regional Trail with jingle bells and seasonal songs. $7 per person, prepaid reservations required. Limited to 20 people per ride. Weather permitting. Tractor-pulled alternative possible if needed.…

Tree Lighting Celebration

Join Widefield Parks and Recreation for their annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The festivities will start at 5:30 pm when Santa lights the tree! There will be crafts for the kids, holiday shopping, hayrides and snacks. Widefield Parks and Recreation is located at 705…

Fountain Community Theater Christmas Play

The Fountain Community Theater will be presenting “The ReGifters” by Robert Lynn on December 6th,7th, 12th, 13th and 14th at 6:30 pm with a matinee on the 7th at 2 pm. When a couple “regifts” a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it’s worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to get it back.…

CELEBRATE 100 YEARS WITH THE FAC

Celebrate 100 Years with the FAC – Fine Arts Center Join us as we celebrate the Broadmoor Art Academy’s official birthday and the opening of The Broadmoor Art Academy and Its Legacy, 1919-1970, an FAC Legacy Series exhibition that brings together hundreds of works from dozens of local, national, private, and public collections, interpreted by…

Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch

In recognition of the bounty of a traditional fall harvest, the Ranch will be filled with activities and fun in the crisp autumn air. Take a wagon ride with the family, listen to old-time music, pick a pumpkin to take home, scramble for candy, kick back on the lawn with a slice of pie, take…

FLORENCE VETERAN’S DAY WALK

The Falcon Wanderers walking club invites you to our walk on Saturday, November 16, 2019.  Come join us for some fun, fitness, and friendship at this non-competitive walking event.  The walk will start at the Senior Community Center, 100 Railroad Street, Florence, CO 81226.  The 5 & 10 kilometer routes will be on city streets…

Widefield Community Day Parade

The annual Widefield School District 3 Community Day Parade will be on Saturday, September 28, 2019 starting at 10:30 am. The parade starts at the Big R parking lot at 10:30 am and ends at C.S. Foster Stadium behind Widefield High School. Their will be a cookout, Fall Festival and Football game following the parade.…

Military Members Get Free Admission to State Parks in August

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Active duty, veterans and National Guard members will get Free Admission into Colorado’s State parks during the month of August. State Parks near Colorado Springs: Cheyenne Mountain State Park Eleven Mile Lake Pueblo Mueller Spinney Mountain Other Military benefits include: Free entry to state parks on November, 11 on…

Little Shop of Horrors at Widefield High

Widefield Parks and Recreation is presenting it’s new musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Widefield High School Auditorium on July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28th. Tickets are only $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the door, online or at Widefield Parks & Recreation office. The students are very talented and will…

Thunder in the Valley Car Show

The 15th annual Thunder in the Valley Car Show will take place on July 13th at Metcalf Park. Historically, this car show has neared 200 registrations with the likes of family, friends and children in attendance; the show runs from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 13th. Gates open at 7:00 am Car Show…