Outdoors

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…

July 4th Pancake Breakfast in Security, Colorado

The Annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast with the Security Fire Departments is on. The Security Firefighters will serve pancakes for breakfast along with orange juice and coffee. There will also be music and entertainment during the Fourth of July pancake breakfast, games for the kids and firetrucks on display. This is a fun event…

What’s Happening This Weekend

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! So excited to share the lineup of events for the weekend, weather its going to the farmer’s market of the “Annual Blues Under the Bridge”” Friday •Freedom Fest June 28 – 30! – Iron Horse Park at Fort Carson: 6561 Sheridan Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80913 @ 7:00 –…

Brett Ackerman to lead CPW’s Southeast Region

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Brett Ackerman, a commissioned wildlife officer with deep experience in parks and wildlife law and in a variety of leadership roles has been appointed as the new Southeast Region Manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Ackerman, who has served as Deputy Southeast Region Manager since 2014, was selected by Dan Prenzlow,…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend June 14 -16

Welcome to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been sharing what we love like crazy on the blog! Friday • Security Fire Department Pool Party – Pi-Ute Park: 805 Main Street, Security, CO @ 5:30 – 8:30 pm Event Link First & Main Summer Concert: Kerry Pastine & The…

What’s Hot & Happening This Weekend

We are almost to the weekend, Fountain Valley! I hope you are having an excellent week. We have a great line up of events happening this weekend, so grab your loved ones and go out and have some fun! Friday Fountain Community Veteran’s Fair – Welte Education Center: 330 Lyckamn Drive, Fountain, CO 80817 @9:00…

Fountain Valley Scholars Golf Tournament

Fountain Valley school districts 3 & 8 are hosting their annual Golf Tournament benefiting the Fountain Valley Scholars.  This is their largest fundraising event of the year and would like to invite you to participate in this event and take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain exposure and advertise your business to the community.…

A Hiker’s How-To: Proper Etiquette 

By Darcy Mount: Senior Ranger Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado has a reputation for our outdoorsy ways and adventurous attitudes. We love to raft and kayak in whitewater, such as in the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. We water ski at places like Lake Pueblo State Park. We plunge down snowpacked mountainsides…

Fort Carson Color Fest & Creative Arts Festival

FORT CARSON, Colo. – The Color Fest and Creative Arts Festival, a Mountain Post Living event, kicks off at 10 a.m. April 13 at the Iron Horse Sports and Fitness Center. The event is a colorful celebration of spring, and is open to all Department of Defense ID card holders and their guests. No pets…