Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 28

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

By Carlotta Olson Updated: February 28, 2018 at 6:19 am • Published: February 27, 2018 0
photo - The sun sets down CO-94 as the Rush Cafe hosts its last all-you-can-eat dinner before it closes in Rush, Colorado Thursday, February 22, 2018. The cafe, opened in 1959 by Woody and Betty Thieman, is closing after 59 years.

(Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)
The sun sets down CO-94 as the Rush Cafe hosts its last all-you-can-eat dinner before it closes in Rush, Colorado Thursday, February 22, 2018. The cafe, opened in 1959 by Woody and Betty Thieman, is closing after 59 years. (Nadav Soroker, The Gazette)

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

     

MUSIC

Lenten Organ Concert — With Jospeh Galema, 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church
Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Blitzen Trapper — With Liz Cooper & The Stampede, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Open Mic — 7 p.m., Ute Inn
Aaron Kelly Band — 7:30 p.m., Front Range BBQ
Seong-Jin Cho — 7:30 p.m., Chapman Foundations Recital Hall

STAGE

“The Hans Christian Andersen Storybook” — 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, through March 3, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14-$17. Advance tickets: simpich.com.

Through March 3: “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” — Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. Go online for times and dates: minersalley.com.

Through March 4: “Fun Home”: — Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. Go online for dates, times and ticket prices: minersalley.com.

“Our Country’s Good” — 8 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, through March 4, Osborne Studio Theatre, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $5; uccspresents.org.

“Trouble in Tahiti” — 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through March 4, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $35; theatreworkscs.org.

“The Totalitarians” — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through March 4, Springs Ensemble Theatre, 1903 E. Cache La Poudre St., $10-$15. Advance tickets: 357-3080, springsensembletheatre.org.

Through March 10: “Becky Shaw” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Coal Creek Theater, Louisville, $15-$18; cctlouisville.org.
Through March 11: “Company” — 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, Center Stage, Evergreen, $17-$28; evergreenchorale.org.
“Oklahoma”
— 7:30 pm. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through March 11, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $35; theatreworkscs.org.

 

Through March 11: “Sleuth” — Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $16-$32. Go online for times and dates: vintagetheatre.org.
Through March 11: “The Great Leap” — Ricketson Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through April 8: “Jotunheim: A Legend of Thor and His Hammer” — 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, The Bitsy Stage, Denver, donations accepted; bitsystage.com.

Through April 22: “First Date” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

      

ARTS

“Things that Fly” — Peak Digital Imaging Society, through Feb. 28, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.
February Featured Artists — Works by Sam Newcomb, Susan Tormoen and George Bodde, with guest artist, Cindy Welch, through Feb. 28, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358, boulderstreetgallery.com.
“One with Mother Nature” — Works by Judith Kimbrell, through Feb. 28, Plaza of the Rockies, 121 S. Tejon St.; tinyurl.com/yc45856f.
“Prayer Pieces & Toaster Ovens” — Works by Laura BenAmots, through Feb. 28, The Machine Shop, 4 S. Wahsatch Ave., Suite 120; jointhemachine.com.

Through March 4: Goodnight Barn Invitational Art Show — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Works by Mark Westfall — Through March 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

“Out of the Darkness: The World of Zoe Stiler” — Through March 9, Pikes Peak Community College Art Gallery, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.; 502-3135.
“Iconoclasm” — Through March 17, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y96umhvk.
FAC Legacy Series: “Adolf Dehn and the American Land” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through March 18, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Endure and Conquer” Exhibit — Collection of artwork and poetry from Colorado Springs Early Colleges and High School by young artists whose lives have been touched by suicide, through March 22, St George’s Anglican Church, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave.; stgac.org.

“Solid Metaphor” — Works by Rick Berry and Michael Dowling, G44 Gallery, 1785 S. 8th St. Exhibit runs through March 24; galleryg44.com.

“The Knitting Circle” — Works by Nikki Stitch and Felicia Kelly, through March 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Work by Teri Homick — The Principal’s Office, 1604 W. Cascade Ave. Exhibit runs through March 31; themodbo.com.

Works by Michael Patti — Through April 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694, academyframe@gmail.com.

“Floyd D. Tunson: Janus” — Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, 5525 N. Nevada Ave. Runs through April 14; tinyurl.com/ycnzhp8o.

Through April 22: “Ruth Schnee: Ameican Icon” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Yoshitomo Saito: “Millionyearseeds” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through April 29, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
Chiho Aoshima: “Takaamanohara” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through April 29, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through May 6: Aquarius Watermedia Exhibition — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through May 18: “Coded: Works on Paper” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

“The Art of Haiti: Loas, History and Memory” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through May 20, $5-$10; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

Through May 20: “Degas: A Passion for Perfection” — Works by Edgar Degas, Denver Art Museum, Denver; denverartmuseum.org.
Through June 3: “Native American Fetishes” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Gold Mining in Colorado” — Through June 9, Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., call or go online for admission prices: 488-0880, wmmi.org.

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

        

OUT THERE

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.

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.

Nature programs at Starsmore Discovery Center — 2120 Cheyenne Canyon Road; 385-6086.
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 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 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

      

COMMUNITY

Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast — Colorado Springs Chorale and Youth Symphony, 7 p.m. Wednesday, The Antlers, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Reservations: csysa.com, 633-3562.

 

      

 VOLUNTEERING

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docent program, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.
Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, backcountry trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in the visitor center. Training provided; 687-2366.
Bear Creek and Fountain Creek nature centers — Needs volunteers to help 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.

    

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