Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, November 12

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

By Carlotta Olson Updated: November 11, 2017 at 7:08 am • Published: November 11, 2017 0
photo - Kimba the 27-year-old African elephant performs tricks for  elephant handler Kirk Keefe at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo where the elephants and hippos will be showing off their talents during afternoon demonstrations.  The demonstrations show zoo visitors how the animals respond to commands which are used to medically evaluate them.  The spring break presentations will be held through Friday, Mar. 31 at 2:00 p.m. daily for the elephants and 2:30 p.m. for the hippos.   Tuesday brought approximately 3000 visitors to the zoo.    The Gazette, Bryan Oller
Kimba the 27-year-old African elephant performs tricks for elephant handler Kirk Keefe at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo where the elephants and hippos will be showing off their talents during afternoon demonstrations. The demonstrations show zoo visitors how the animals respond to commands which are used to medically evaluate them. The spring break presentations will be held through Friday, Mar. 31 at 2:00 p.m. daily for the elephants and 2:30 p.m. for the hippos. Tuesday brought approximately 3000 visitors to the zoo. The Gazette, Bryan Oller

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

    

MUSIC

Bad Suns — 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $20.70-$25; AX.
Kishi Bashi — With Tall Tall Trees, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $20; AX.

November Jazz Event — Pikes Peak Jazz And Swing Society with Lewis Mock Quartet, 1 p.m., Olympian Plaza Reception and Events Center
“Victory: Life After World War II” — Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 2:30 p.m., Pikes Peak Center
Organ Recital & Choral Evensong — 3 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Stacked Like Pancakes — With The Knock Blockers, The Knightbeats, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep

    

STAGE

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Musical — 7 p.m. Nov. 10; 3 p.m. Nov. 11 and 12, Sunrise Church, 2655 Briargate Blvd., $8 and up. Advance tickets: sunriseplayers.com.
“The Accidental Death of an Anarchist” — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 26, The Millibo Art Theatre, 1626 S. Tejon St., $18-$25; themat.org.

Through Nov. 19: “Smart People” — Ricketson Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through Nov. 18: “Return of the Twilight Zone, a Parody” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, The Mary Miller Theater, Lafayette, $10-$16; tclstage.org.

Through Dec. 17: “Anansi: The Itsy Bitsy Spider Stories” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Sunday, The Bitsy Stage, Denver, go online for ticket prices: bitsystage.com.
Friday-Nov. 19: “Becky’s New Car” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Longmont Performing Arts Center, Longmont, go online for ticket prices: longmonttheatre.org.

    

ARTS

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $155. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/zpnp4sw.

Landscapes — Featuring Joe Bohler, Charles Pabst and June Carey, Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5039 N. Academy Blvd. Exhibit runs through Dec. 7; artgalleryoftherockies.com.

Through Nov. 12: Denver Film Festival — Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver. Advance tickets: denverfilm.org.

Benjamin Wu & Erza Tucker - A 2-Man Show”, Broadmoor Galleries, The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. Exhibit runs through Nov. 19; 577-5744, broadmoorgalleries.com.

Jewelers Group Exhibit — Green Horse Gallery, 729 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Nov. 20; 338-2721, michelle@greenhorsegallery.com.

“Playing with Fire”  — Works of Karen Simkiss, Josie Quick and Laura McCracken, Commonwheel Artists Gallery 102 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Nov. 12; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

“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.
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.
“Women of the Rockies”
— Showcases local female artists and artisans; Art, Etc., 18 E. Rio Grand St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 15; 424-6502, artetckmm@gmail.com.

“Ancestral Calling...Beyond Word”  — Through Nov. 16, Pikes Peak Community College, Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; 502-3135.
Works by Michelle McMahan
— Through Nov. 30, Deco Lounge, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Works by Jone Ware
— Through Dec. 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.
“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.

“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 2225 North Gate Blvd. Exhibit runs through Dec. 9; wmmi.org.

“Democratic Visas” — Through Dec. 9, GOCA 1420, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; tinyurl.com/ybezmkmk.

Buck Walsky: “Beach Front” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Raízes/Roots: Transformations in Contemporary Brazilian Art” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“The Art of Storytelling” — Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference” — Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through Dec. 31, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/z78epdz.
“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.
“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

Through Nov. 12: Frances Dodd: “Compelling Color” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Nov. 12: Allan McConnell: “Contrasts” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.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. 20: “Western Traditions” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Dec. 31: “Legacy — Gallery 1261", Denver; gallery1261.com.

    

CRAFT FAIRS

 Chipita Park Association’s Arts and Crafts Fair — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Macroft Hall, 9105 Chipita Park Road, Chipita Park; 684-9237, norma852wr@aol.com.

    

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.

     Homestead Trail, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Homestead Trailhead.

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 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 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

     Fall Series IV, 10:30 a.m. and Kids Fall Series IV, noon Sunday, Palmer Park.

  

VOLUNTEERING

North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Volunteers are needed for the outdoor education programs at the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, arogers@springsgov.com.
Bear Creek and Fountain Creek nature centers
— need volunteers for assisting with environmental education programs and visitor information services; Paula Megorden, 520-6387, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
— Needs volunteers for the information desk; Bret Tennis, 219-0108.
Eleven Mile
— Needs volunteer naturalist to help facilitate children’s craft and educational programs on Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.
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.

    

    

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