Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, November 30

By Carlotta Olson Updated: November 30, 2017 at 6:27 am • Published: November 29, 2017 0
photo - Festival of Trees — Decorated trees and displays, each with their own theme and style, Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., Greeley.
Festival of Trees — Decorated trees and displays, each with their own theme and style, Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., Greeley.

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

    

WINTER FESTIVALS

Nov. 24-Dec. 2: Festival of Trees — Decorated trees and displays, each with their own theme and style, Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., Greeley, $1.50-$2.50, go online for times; tinyurl.com/y9uesg6x.

    

MUSIC

Charlie Parr — 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $13.50; AX.

Alan Joseph — 6 p.m., Tap Traders
Craig Walter — 6 p.m., Patty Jewett Bar and Grill

    

BREW

Couples Cooking Class: It’s Better with Beer — 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Seasoned Chef, 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver, $165. Registration: 303-377-3222, theseasonedchef.com.

    

STAGE

“The Madrigal” — Opens 6:15 p.m. Nov. 30, 6:15 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St., $40. Advance tickets: fcucc.org/gatherings/special-events.
“Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” — Opens 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2, 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., nonperishable food and toiletries accepts for PPCC Food Pantry; sarah .shaver@ppcc.edu.
“Santaland Diaries” — Opens Nov. 30, runs through Dec. 23, Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Regent Circle, $18 and up. Go online for dates and times; theatreworkscs.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.

Through April 22: “First Date” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.
Through Feb. 14: “Beauty and the Beast” — Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up. Go online for times and dates: coloradocandlelight.com.

“Angel of the Christmas Mine” — Through Dec. 30, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. Go online for dates and times, $11-$20; buttetheater.com.

      

ARTS

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.
Holiday Show
— Featuring more than 25 artists, G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 23; g44gallery@gmail.com.
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.

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.

“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.

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. 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.

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

Pikes Peak Branch of the National League of American Art & Photography Show — Through Dec. 30, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.
“Capturing Colorado” — Works by Pam Holnback and Dottie Lirette, through Dec. 31, Summerland Gardens Upstairs Gallery, 124 E. Cheyenne Road; summerlandgardens.com.

“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.

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

    

CRAFT FAIRS

Holiday Market — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Commonwheel Artist Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day; 685-1008, commonwheel.com.

    

OUT THERE

COS Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo: Holiday Edition — 5-8 p.m., Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., free admission; tinyurl.com/y9w4h9bl.

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

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

Questers Fundraiser — 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, to benefit the Reynolds Ranch House Restoration, Pinot’s Point, 12245 Voyager Parkway, Suite 162. Reservations: tinyurl.com/yaa95tjl.
The Gazette-El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fundraiser — Through Dec. 31, go online for events and information: fillanemptystocking.org


VOLUNTEERING

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docent program, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
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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