Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 15

By Carlotta Olson Updated: June 15, 2018 at 12:32 pm • Published: June 14, 2018 0
photo - Through Sunday: FIBArk — First In Boating on the Arkansas is America’s oldest whitewater festival, Riverside Park, Salida
Through Sunday: FIBArk — First In Boating on the Arkansas is America’s oldest whitewater festival, Riverside Park, Salida

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:

    

FESTIVALS

Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare Festival — The nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival, Boulder; denver.org.

Through Saturday: Whittle the Wood Rendezvous — Watch chainsaw artists work, Craig; whittlethewood.com.

Through Sunday: Rapid Grass BlueGrass Festival — Idaho Springs; rapidgrassfestival.com.

    

BREW

“Grains of Color” Saison Grisette Release — 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; 634-0029, trinitybrew.com.
Through Sunday: Craft Beer Classic — Beer paired with adventure, Vail; vailcraftbeerclassic.com.

               

MUSIC

YBN Nahmir — 8:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25; AX.
Friday and Saturday: Odesza — 6:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $54.99; AX.

Senior Chorale Summer Concert — 1:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Senior Center
First & Main Summer Concert Series — The Verdict, 5 p.m., First & Main Town Center
Brewfish — With The Hoodoo, Mountains Rising, Rippah Shreddahs, 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live
University Village Colorado Summer Concert Series — Soul School, 6 p.m., North Plaza of University Village Colorado
Rocky Mountain Summer Music Festival — 6 p.m., Colorado Springs Event Center
Twisted Insane — With Kamikaze, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Jazz in the Garden — Air Force Academy Falconaires, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Sally & George — 7:30 p.m., Front Range BBQ
Voodoo Hawks — With Maesteria, 8 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
40oz Freedom Fighters — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
Had I Known — Featuring Lamb Bed, One from None, & Ozonic, 9 p.m., Peak 31
Woodshed Red — 9 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan
    

STAGE

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” — 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Louise Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave., $15-$22. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/ybjo4jz4.

Through June 17: “Man of La Mancha” — Thursdays-Saturdays, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up; coloradocandlelight.com.

“The Mystery of Irma Vep” — Mountain Rep Theatre, through June 17, The Butte Theater, 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $18-$21.Go online for dates and times: mountainrep.com.

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” — 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through June 24: “Human Error” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.
Through June 24: “District Merchants” — Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. Go online for dates, times and ticket prices: minersalley.com.

“The Secret Garden” — 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Fridays, through June 30, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14-$17; simpich.com.

Through July 1: “The Secret Garden” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, $20-$36; performancenow.org.

Through July 8: “Agnes of God” — Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $16-$32; vintagetheatre.org.

Through Aug. 5: “The Bridges of Madison County” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $19-$38; vintagetheatre.org.

        

ARTS

“Cheers! Drink Up! Celebrating the Clay Drinking Vessel” — Opens Friday, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through July 16;                         commonwheel.com.

“Colorado Splash” — Palmer Lake Art Group, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake. Exhibit runs through June 22; 481-0475, palmerlakeartgroup.com.

“Iamuslima” — Works by Baseera Khan, through June 24, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Watercolor Exhibition — With 63 watercolor artists, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. Exhibit runs through June 27; 588-3523, lousosalla@hotmail.com.

“Remix, Rework, Reframe” — Works by Cymon Padilla, through June 29, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; themodbo.com.
June Featured Artists — Works by Roberta Westrick and Carmen Franco, with guest artist, Cheryl Lafon, through June 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.
“Community” — Through June 30, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; 269-7055, thebridgegallery@gmail.com.
“New Inspirations in Pots & Pottery" — Works by Dale Pittock, Dan Masimer and Jan Oyler, through June 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartists.com.

Works by Photographer of Life, Anne Barhyte — Through June 30, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

“Tribute to the First Artist to Walk on the Moon - Apollo Astronaut Alan Bean (1932-2018)” — Through June 30, Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5039 N. Academy Blvd.; 260-1873, artgalleryoftherockies.com.
“Hopes & Dreams” — Works by Janelle Cox, through July 1, Hunter-Wolff Gallery, 2510 W. Colorado Ave.; hunterwolffgallery.com/events.cfm.
“In Color” — Works by Diego Arnedo, through July 3, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Through July 3: Works by Spirit Pervades Matter — RiNo Art District, Denver; rinoartdistrict.org.

“Wildest Dreams” — Through July 3, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Through July 4: “Borderlands of Southern Colorado” — El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo; historycolorado.org/el-pueblo-history-museum.

Works by Morten Fadum — Through July 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/y9uhxknx.

“Artists in Action - Socially Driven Art of Colorado’s Front Range” — Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through July 15; 685-1861, dustin@manitouartcenter.org.

“Lazy Stitch” — Through July 21, Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, 5525 N. Nevada Ave.; tinyurl.com/y8nhgxq5.

Through July 22: “Drawn to Glamour” — Fashion illustrations by Jim Howard, Denver Art Museum, Denver; denverartmuseum.org.

“Red White Blue and God Bless You, a Portrait of Northern New Mexico” — Works by Alex Harris, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through July 29; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“1st Amendment Gallery” — Through Aug. 1, Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1861, dustin@manitouartcenter.org.
“Art of the Art Therapist” — Through Aug. 1, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899, cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Through Aug. 5: “Cyberscapes” — By Serenity Forge, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Gates Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/ycsxg2n6.

Works by Autumn Ginnetti — Through Aug. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Through Aug. 12: Jeffrey Gibson: “Like a Hammer” — Denver Art Museum, Denver; denverartmuseum.org.

Through Aug. 26: Lisa Oppenheim: “Spine” — MCA Denver; mcadenver.org.
Through Aug. 26: Kristen Hatgi Sink: “Honey” — MCA Denver; mcadenver.org.
Through Aug. 26: Patrice Renee Washington: “Charts, Parts, and Holders” — MCA Denver; mcadenver.org.

Through Aug. 26: Derrick Adams: “Transmission” — MCA Denver; mcadenver.org.

Through Sept. 3: “Radeaux: De Tamaño Natural” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

John Frame: “Three Fragments of a Lost Tale” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through Sept. 16; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through Sept. 23: “Classic Cowboy Cartoon” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Sept. 23: “Pixelated” — Works by Mike Whiting, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Gates Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/ydxsenx9.

Through Sept. 23: “A Journey into Imagination” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Ralph Allen: “Envoutement” — Through Sept. 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Year of the Dog” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through Oct. 14; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Art of the Southwest: 1840s to Present” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“WWI to Afghanistan” Exhibit — Sundays through Nov. 11, Dragonman, 1200 Dragonman Drive; 683-2200.

“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

“The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies and Advocates” — Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31: cspm.org.

“A Diorama of Pikes Peak Destinations” — Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1454, manitouspringsheritagecenter.org.

        

OUT THERE

Through Saturday: Astronomy Festival — South Rim of Black Canyon; tinyurl.com/y7btkbub.

Through Sunday: FIBArk — First In Boating on the Arkansas is America’s oldest whitewater festival, Riverside Park, Salida; fibark.com.

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

UpaDowna Climb Nights — 6-8 p.m. second Tuesdays, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: upadowna.org/programs.
Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club — 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com.
Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Hikes and Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

     School Pond Wildflower Hike, 9-11 a.m. Friday, School Pond Trailhead.

Nature Programs at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

     Rattlesnakes or Bullsnakes? 7 p.m. Friday.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Starsmore Discovery Center — 2120 Cheyenne Canyon Road; 385-6086.

Hikes and Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

     Nature Explorers: Ladybug Life Cycle, for ages 4-5 with adult, 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, $3.

Nature programs at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $5 for 16 or older; tinyurl.com/ych86slb.

Nature programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745.

Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.
The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Field Institute — 1895 Fall River Road, Estes Park. Registration: rmconservancy.org.

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; Reservations: 687-9742, wolfeducation.org.

            

RUNNING

Mountain Post Running Club — 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673, josemuldoons.com.

Gallop in the Garden — 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Garden of the Gods Park, 1805 N. 30th St. Registration: gardenofgods.com.

Achilles International Pikes Peak Running Club — A nonprofit organization that uses the power of running to bring hope, inspiration and the joys of achievement to people with disabilities, 6:15 p.m. meet and sign in; 6:30-7:30 p.m. run, walk or wheel, Mondays, Colorado Running Co., University Village Center, 5262 N. Nevada Ave., Suite 140; Laura, 331-1011.

Two Elks Runners Club — 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Thunder and Buttons, upstairs, 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Run along midland trail; 447-9888, twoelksrunnersclub@gmail.com or on Facebook.
Thursday Night Run Club — 6 p.m. Thursdays, Old Chicago’s, 7115 Commerce Center Drive; 232-4656, facebook.com/TNRCCOSprings.

Colorado Springs Running Club  — 7:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 45- to 60-minute runs, free; 635-3833. For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.org

    

COMMUNITY

Daugher & Mother-Son Dance — 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Westside Community Center, 1628 W. Bijou St. Tickets: 385-7920, ext. 202, 217-2647.

        

VOLUNTEERING

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docents, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
North Cheyenne Cañon Park
— Help with outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.
Mueller State Park
— 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in visitor center. Training provided; 687-2366.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center at The Mark Reyner Stables
— Help special needs people during equine-assisted therapy; 634-4173, cstrc.org.

    

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