Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 17

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

By Carlotta Olson Updated: June 17, 2017 at 7:27 am • Published: June 16, 2017 0
photo - Harold Hill, the titular character of "The Music Man," offers musical instruments as a fix to the trouble plaguing River City.
Harold Hill, the titular character of "The Music Man," offers musical instruments as a fix to the trouble plaguing River City.

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

   

FESTIVALS

June 15-18: Sonic Bloom Festival — Colorado’s premier electronic music festival, Hummingbird Ranch, Rye; sonicbloomfestival.com.
June 15-18: Country Jam Music Festival — More than 30 bands on three stages, Grand Junction; countryjam.com.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival — Jason Mraz, Norah Jones, Dierks Bentley with The Travelin’ McCourys, Brandi Carlile are among the headliners, Town Park, Telluride; bluegrass.com/telluride.

    SPECIAL EVENTS

City Summer Fest — (Through June 18) - Music, expos, family fun and more, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd. Go online for a list of events: citysummerfest.com.

Pikes Peak Celtic Fest — Bagpipes, fish and chips and Irish dancers, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $15 and up. Advance tickets: pikespeakcelticfestival.com.

    

BEER

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

Rails & Ales Brewfest — 10 a.m., Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Alamosa, $59 and up. Advance tickets: coloradotrain.com/ride/rails-ales-2017.

Colorado Mountain Brewery Free Tours — Available during non-peak hours, 600 S. 21st St., 466-8240; 1110 Interquest Parkway, 434-5740. Call for reservations.
Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours — 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays- Fridays, 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday, Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe St., Denver, free. Limited to 20 people, first-come, first- served; greatdivide.com/tap-rooms.

Saturday Firkin Tapping — Noon, Red Leg Brewing Company, 4630 Forge Road, Suite B; redlegbrewing.com.

Bristol Brewing Co. Tours — 4 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. $10 includes a 30-minute tour of the brewery, a free pint of beer and a free Bristol pint glass filled with Bristol swag. Reservations: 633-2555.

    

MUSIC  

“Bands in the Backyard” — 3 p.m., Vineland, $75 and up; bandsinthebackyard.com.
Gramatik —
With Mr. Carmack, Ekali & Flamingosis, 6 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $39.95 and up; AX.

Will Patrick — 8 a.m., The Perk Downtown
Summer Music Festival - Concerto Readings — 2 p.m., Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center
The Makaha Sons — 6:30 p.m., Coronado High School
Music on the Labyrinth — With Ray Killian, 6:30 p.m., First Christian Church
Jake Shimabukuro — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center
Madchild— 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Noelle Tannen and the Filthy No-No’s — 7:30 p.m., Front Range BBQ
Lethal Lisa McCall — 8 p.m., Benny’s Restaurant and Lounge
Bullitt Breed Band — 8:30 p.m., Back East Bar and Grill
Lewis Mock and La Taverne Orchestra — 8:30 p.m., La Taverne
Twine — With From the Void, Rankinfile, Mstek, 8:30 p.m. Rawkus
GOYA — 9 p.m., Peak 31
Fishtank Piranhas — 9 p.m., Johnny’s Navajo Hogan

    

ART

“Women in Clay” - Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through July 17; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

“Color Splash” - Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake. Exhibit runs through June 30; palmerlakeartgroup.com.
The Works of Robert Gray —
Art 111 Gallery & Art Supply, 111 E. Bijou St. Exhibit runs through July 9; 471-3438.

"Cowgirls & Indians" - Through June 20, Tracy Miller Gallery, 16 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs; tracymillergallery.com.

"Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference" - Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through June 30, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/z78epdz.

"Force/Resistance" - Through Sept. 9, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

"The Art of Storytelling" - Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

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

“Hawgs, Horses and Ice” — Works by Tammy Meeske and Kirk Fry, through June 30, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.; michaeljpach@gmail.com.
International Watermedia Show — Through June 24, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.
“A New Chapter” — With works Rui Haagen, Saturdays through June 24, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; thebridgeartgallery.com.
June Featured Artists — Works by Sam Newcomb and Marianne Danehy, with guest artist Tom Light, through June 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.
“Rig Drawings” — Works by Streeter Wright, through June 30, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; themodbo.com.
“My Point of View” — Works Don Orr, Jan Oyler and Dale Pittock, through June 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartists.com.
June Featured Artist — Judy Weyenberg, through June 30, The Artists’ Gallery, 416 Main St., Cañon City; facebook.com/theartistsgallery.

Through Aug. 6: “Color” — Works by Teresa Booth Brown, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver. Registration required for opening reception: botanicgardens.org.
Through Sept. 24: Sculpture by Alexander Calder — Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver; botanicgardens.org.
Through Sept. 24: “Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” — Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

    

STAGE

OPENING - “The Music Man” — Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Louisa Performing Arts Center, 21 Broadmoor Ave. $15-$20; danceinthesprings.com.

“Man of La Mancha” — Through June 18, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up. Go online for dates and times; csfineartscenter.org.

Cabaret” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden, $18-$28; minersalley.com.

“The Wedding Singer” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, $20-$35; performancenow.org.

“It’s Only a Play” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $24-$30; vintagetheatre.com

“Speakeasy at the Millibo” — Trifecta The Collective, opens 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $25; themat.org.

    

    

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