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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…

Cool Science Festival

9 Fun-Filled Days of Cool Science!  Mark your calendars for October 12-20, as Cool Science celebrates the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with over 40 fun and engaging special events!  It’s the 10th Annual Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival, and there’s something for everyone, no matter your age or interest.  Like to…

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.…

I-25 Cable Barrier Project

The Colorado Department of Transportation crews are installing and resetting median cable barrier along I-25 between Pueblo and Colorado Springs to prevent median crossover crashes. The work is in response to the crash history and increased traffic in this area. Work includes the reset of median cable barrier on a new geometric alignment providing space for motorists,…

South Academy Road Work

Colorado Springs – Public Works will be inspecting the South Academy bridge over Bradley Road on Thursday, September 26. Lane closures will last between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weather permitting. Drivers should expect delays.

New Website for Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Fountain Valley Chamber announced they will launch a new website on October 1st! The Fountain Valley Chamber is healthy, growing steadily and expanding the services they offer members. In 2019, the Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce expanded their membership from approximately 100 members at the end of 2018, to over 130 currently. The Chamber…

El Paso County Tests for Blue Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

One of my favorite events of the entire  year is the Colorado Springs Greek Festival and it is happening this weekend! It’s the 21st year of his festival and if you’ve never been, its time to go.  Tag us on Instagram using the hashtag #bestbuycolorado so we can re-share your pics of all your weekend…

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…