Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, January 6

By Carlotta Olson Published: January 5, 2018 0
photo - In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, photo, visitors walk through the attractions at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The city of Harbin in China's northeast is in its final stages of preparation for one of the world's largest ice and snow festivals, which officially opens to the public on Friday. (Chinatopix via AP)
In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, photo, visitors walk through the attractions at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The city of Harbin in China's northeast is in its final stages of preparation for one of the world's largest ice and snow festivals, which officially opens to the public on Friday. (Chinatopix via AP)

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

                

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Through Jan. 15: Skate in the Park — Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave., $10 per skater, including skate rental, free for children 4 and younger with paid admission. Go online for times; downtowncs.com/skate.

Through Jan. 6: “Season of Enchantment” — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Buell Children’s Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, $6-$8; 719-295-7200; sdc-arts.org.
Through Jan. 27: Holiday Model Train Exhibit — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., $5-$9; wmmi.org.

    

MUSIC

Tennis — 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $22; AX.

Cloud Temple — With Creatures of Habit, Goat Cheese Soup, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Steve Poltz — 7 p.m., Friends House Concerts
Wayne Wilkinson Trio — With Todd Williams and Andy Burtschi, 8 p.m., Motif Jazz Cafe
Cari Dell Trio — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Lewis Mock and La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
The Groove — 9 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan
    

BREW
Through Saturday: Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival — Breckenridge, go online for ticket prices: bigbeersfestival.com.

       

STAGE

RIP Improv — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $15; themat.org.

"Annie” — 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through Jan. 24: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” — Buell Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through Jan. 6: “Season of Enchantment” — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Buell Children’s Museum, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, $6-$8; 719-295-7200; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 7: “Red” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $25-$30; vintagetheatre.org.
Through Feb. 14: “Beauty and the Beast” — Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up. Go online for times and dates: coloradocandlelight.com.

Through April 22: “First Date” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

      

ARTS

“Magpie’s Nest” — Through Saturday, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Colorado Springs Art Guild Members Exhibition — Gold Hill Mesa Community Center, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive, Suite 200. Exhibit runs through Jan. 7; csartguild.org/events.htm.
“Postcommodity: A Very Long Line” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 7, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Bruce Munro: Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game” — Through Jan. 7, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Ragnarök” — Works by Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik, through Jan. 7, 2018, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $12; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Through Jan. 15: “Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo’s Models” — Loveland Art Museum, Loveland; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: Billy Schenck: “The Myth of the West” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism” — Denver Art Museum, Denver. Go online for admission prices: denverartmuseum.org.

Through Jan. 20: “Western Traditions” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

“Magpie’s Nest” — Through Jan. 6, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

Works by Michael Malta — Through Jan. 15, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

Raven Chacon: “Lightning Speak” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Jennifer Steinkamp: “Judy Crook”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College,  30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Steven Durow: “Heartland”
— Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Jan. 21, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Works by Jerry Thompson Guynn and Joan Judge — Through Jan. 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; 636-1901, aratiartists.com.

Renee Reiko Campbell — Through Feb. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Through Feb. 11: “Whimsy” — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver. botanicgardens.org.

High School Student Ceiling Tile Competition Exhibit — Through Feb. 14, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, tinyurl.com/yben5ukw.

Through Feb. 18: “Hung Liu: Transformation” — Loveland Museum, Loveland; lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

“Glocase” — Works by GLO, through Feb. 19, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 111; info@culturaloffice.org.
“Iconoclasm” — Through March 17, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y96umhvk.
FAC Legacy Series: “Adolf Dehn and the American Land” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through March 18, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Work by Teri Homick — The Principal’s Office, 1604 W. Cascade Ave. Exhibit runs through March 31; themodbo.com.

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

        

OUT THERE

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

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.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

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

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

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

Bear Creek Nature Center hikes — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

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

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.

     Saturday Morning Hike and Campfire, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, $4.

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

    

RUNNING


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

      Nielson Two Mile Challenge, 8 a.m. Saturday, North Monument Valley Park.

    

COMMUNITY

Tree Recycling — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd. Mulch will help with erosion control at the Air Force B-52 Scout campsite; tinyurl.com/yc95qw4f.

Through Jan. 10: The Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund Events — Check fillanemptystocking.org or call 476-1673 for list of events.

Thursday-Sunday and Tuesday-Jan. 31: TreeCycle — Open at six locations from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. two weekends, Dec. 30-31 and Jan. 6-7, at Baptist Road Trailhead, Falcon Trailhead, Cottonwood Creek Park, Security Service Field, Rock Ledge Ranch and Memorial Park. Extended hours at Rocky Top Resources, 1775 E. Las Vegas St., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays except Dec. 30. Closed Sundays. Suggested $5 donation benefits youth sports organizations. 520-7878, treecyclecos.org.

            


VOLUNTEERING

Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center at The Mark Reyner Stables — Volunteers needed to help special needs children and adults during their equine-assisted therapy; 634-4173, cstrc.org.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in the visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.
Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, backcountry-trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in the visitor center. Training is provided; 687-2366.
Catamount Institute — 2740 E. Caramillo St.; 471-0910, catamountinstitute.org.
     • Volunteer Orientation, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 8.


   

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