Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, October 4

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

    

STAGE

“Toxic Avenger: The Musical” — Runs through Oct. 28, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: October 3, 2017 at 6:20 am • Published: October 3, 2017 0
photo - Matchbox Twenty — With Matt Nathanson, 7:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver. (Matchbox 20 lead singer Rob Thomas belts out the tunes during a performance at the World Arena in Colorado Springs on Monday, March 26, 2001).   PHOTO JOSEPH JOHN KOTLOWSKI/THE GAZETTE
Matchbox Twenty — With Matt Nathanson, 7:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver. (Matchbox 20 lead singer Rob Thomas belts out the tunes during a performance at the World Arena in Colorado Springs on Monday, March 26, 2001). PHOTO JOSEPH JOHN KOTLOWSKI/THE GAZETTE

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

    

MUSIC

Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse
Open Mic — 7 p.m., Ute Inn

Postmodern Jukebox and Straight No Chaser — 7:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $39.95-$79.95; AX.
Matchbox Twenty — With Matt Nathanson, 7:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver, $25-$99.50; AT.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard — 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $22.50; AX.

    

BREW

Craft Beer Cooking Class — 6-8 p.m., The Cooks Marketplace, 4697 Centennial Blvd., $55. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com.

    

STAGE

“Toxic Avenger: The Musical” — Runs through Oct. 28, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com

Through Oct. 22: “Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $39 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

    

ART

“Through the Artists’ Eyes” — Works by Rick Forsythe and Robyn and Curt Elliott, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Exhibit runs through Oct. 30; aratiartists.com.
Steve Weed Exhibit — G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11; g44gallery@gmail.com.

“Through the Looking Glass” — Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Oct. 16; commonwheel.com/through-the-looking-glass .html.
“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.

Pikes Peak Pastel Society Regional Pastel Exhibition — Through Oct. 25, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; tinyurl.com/y9h37udg.
Monochrome Photography Show — Through Oct. 28, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105 Palmer Lake; lynn.pdphotographers@gmail.com.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100;tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.

“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.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.
“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. 5: “Play” — Works by Pattie Lee Becker, Denver Botanic Gardens, Gates Garden Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/y8fwuaxx.

    

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.

     Buffalo Rock Trail, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.
     Homestead Trail, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, 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.

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 Running Co. — 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

2017 Faces of Dignity Luncheon — 11:30-1 p.m. Wednesday, to support Ecumenical Social Ministries, Antlers hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Reservations: Denise Sanders, 636-1916, dsanders@ecusocmin.org.



VOLUNTEERING

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: Paula, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
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 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.

    

    

    

Comment Policy

Like us on Facebook