Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 16

By Carlotta Olson Published: June 15, 2018 0
photo -  The Pikes Peak Celtic Festival is Friday through Sunday in Memorial Park. Courtesy Pikes Peak Celtic Festival.
The Pikes Peak Celtic Festival is Friday through Sunday in Memorial Park. Courtesy Pikes Peak Celtic Festival.

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday 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.

Juneteenth Music Festival — Celebrate freedom, community and culture, Denver; denver.org.

    

BREW

Brewfest — With local Colorado craft breweries., Douglas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, Castle Rock; tinyurl.com/yb8xpbcx.
Rails & Ales Brewfest
— Colorado’s only train ride to a brewfest, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Alamosa,; tinyurl.com/y94hr4x6.

Through Sunday: Craft Beer Classic — Beer paired with adventure, Vail; vailcraftbeerclassic.com.

    

MUSIC

Odesza — 6:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $54.99; AX.

Summer Music Festival Azure Family Concert — 10 a.m., Packard Hall, room 9
Rocky Mountain Summer Music Festival — 10 a.m., Colorado Springs Event Center
Libraries Rock Summer Music — Woodland Park Community Singers, noon, Woodland Park Public Library
Silent Disco and Food Truck Rally — 5 p.m., Soda Springs Park
Fighting the Phoenix — With New Fiction, October Skies, The Illusionist, Spirit in the Flesh, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Soul Casters — 7 p.m., Hotel Elegante
Tribe — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Paula Boggs Band — 8 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Latigo — 8:30 p.m., Back East Bar and Grill - Monument
Starburn — 8:30 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan
La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
The Fold — With Live Wire, 9 p.m., Peak 31
Starburn — 9 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan


    

STAGE

“The Big Bubble Circus Ice Cream Theatre” — Opens 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through July 29, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $12. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/j9yklg5.

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” — 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

Northern Colorado Springs Walk — By Falcon Wanderers Walking Club, start between 8 a.m. and noon, Fire Station No. 19, 2490 Research Parkway, free; Curt Converse, 591-8193.

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.

     Cheesman Ranch, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

     Children’s Program: Black Bears, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Camper Services Building.

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

     Animal Tracks, 7 p.m. Saturday.

     Intro to GPS Geocaching, 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

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.

     Starsmore Day, nature-themed activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, free.

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

     Engaging Senses through Nature and Art, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, $15.

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

     Chick-fil-A Family 5K, 8 a.m. Saturday, John Metcalf Park, Fountain.
     Starlight Spectacular, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Garden of the Gods Visitor Center.

Front Range Freedom Run — 5:40 a.m.-1 p.m., Air Force Academy, 2169 Field House Drive. Register: tinyurl.com/y95hc36f.

    

COMMUNITY

Front Range Freedom Run — 5:40 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, to benefit Wounded Warrior Foundation, Mount Carmel Veterans Service Center of Excellence and USAFA Professional Organizations, Air Force Academy, 2169 Field House Drive. Register: tinyurl.com/y95hc36f.
Ride to Benefit the Walk to End Alzheimer’s
— 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, to benefit Colorado Springs Alzheimer’s Association, Pikes Peak Harley Davidson, 5867 N. Nevada Ave.; tinyurl.com/y93ug7v3.
 

        

VOLUNTEERING

Helen Hunt Falls — Volunteers  14 and older needed to build trails, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Helen Hunt Falls in North Cheyenne Cañon Park. Register: tinyurl.com/ydx54jbf.

    

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