Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, Nov. 16

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

By Carlotta Olson Updated: November 15, 2017 at 6:17 am • Published: November 15, 2017 0
photo - Red Leg's Blue Nose Brown Ale and some comfortable ski chairs at Trails End Taproom.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Red Leg's Blue Nose Brown Ale and some comfortable ski chairs at Trails End Taproom. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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

    

MUSIC

Lizzo — 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $20; AX.
Action Bronson — With Trash Talk, 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25-$37.50; AX.

Alan Joseph — 6 p.m., Tap Traders
Cari Dell — 6 p.m., Country Lodge
Craig Walter — 6 p.m., Patty Jewett Bar and Grill
The Blasters — With Kerry Pastine & The Crime Scene, Chuck Snow, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep

     

STAGE

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

Through Dec. 10: “Beau Jest” — 7 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Mizel Arts and Cultural Center, Denver, $30-$35; cherrycreektheatre.org.

    

ARTS

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.

“Off the Skin” — Art by tattoo artists, through Nov. 17, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; themodbo.com.
“Form w/o Function”
— Works by Deena Bennett, Saturdays, through Nov. 25, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; thebridgeartgallery.com.
“Zero Point”
— Through Nov. 25, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.
“Artistic Feast”
— Works by Tammy Meeske, through Nov. 28, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartists.com.
November Featured Artists
— Works by Tom Light and Kristina Storey, with guest artist, Carole Sebben, through Nov. 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.
“Paris in Springs”
— Works by Pamela Raye Fickes-Miller, through Nov. 30, Plaza of  the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.; michaeljpach@gmail.com.

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.

“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.

“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 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

El Paso County Assessor’s Craft Fair — 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Room 1017; peggywinter@elpasoco.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.

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

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

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt Program— 2 p.m. Thursday, to benefit the Evergreen Cemetery Benevolent Society, Tim Gill Center, 315 E. Costilla St.; evergreencemeterysociety@yahoo.com.
21st Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser — 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, to benefit the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust, Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road. Registration: rmclt.org/about/annual-fundraiser.
A Night at the Oscars Silent Auction — 6 p.m. Thursday, to benefit Greccio Housing, Johnny Martin’s Car Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave. Registration: 264-9195, www.aaschq.org.
Songs ForSight — 7 p.m. Thursday, to benefit everythingforsight.org, Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. Advance tickets: 476-2200, stargazerstheatre.com.
 

 

  

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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