Must See Must Do: View hundreds of sculptures, learn about a Wild West show, and race like a soldier

By Linda Navarro Updated: May 11, 2017 at 1:05 pm • Published: May 10, 2017 0

THURSDAY

Love sculpture? This is for you. Broadmoor Galleries opens its 2017 Group Sculpture Show, with over 600 works, at a reception from 3 to 8 p.m. Twenty of the artists will be there to visit with art lovers in both the Traditional and Western Galleries at The Broadmoor. Another opportunity to see the works is the weekly wine art receptions from 4 to 6:30 p.m. every Saturday. broadmoorgalleries.com

Reggae night at Sunshine Studios. Headliners Fortunate Youth, Josh Heinrichs and Skillinjah starting at 6 p.m., 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, tickets $15-30, sunshinestudioslive.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

What a fun page from the past, the Pikes Peak Antique Machinery Days, with steam engines, antique tractor pulls and antique autos. A project of the Arkansas Valley Flywheelers and Front Range Antique Power Association hosted by Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd. $5 admission, wmmi.org.

SATURDAY

Food in a donation box, isolated in a white background 

This is the day everyone can help Stamp Out Hunger, thanks to the nation's mail carriers. Put a bag or box of nonperishable food next to your mailbox early in the morning and your carrier will pick it up when the mail is delivered. It's incredible how this day helps the nation's food pantries, including our own Care & Share Food Bank.

Learn the history of and architectural highlights of North Corona Street in the city's Old North End starting at 9:30 a.m. at First Luthern Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Then well-known historian Tim Scanlon leads a tour of the street with stops at a historic bungalow and at the home of Cotton Club owner Fannie Mae Duncan. A Q-and-A session follows. Check the Historic Preservation Alliance site for more: hpasprings.org. Free.

They're singing a retirement song for Soli Deo Gloria Choir director Gary DeKler, with a spring concert, "Transitions ... A Trust in God," following life's transitions. The concert by the community choir is 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. The major work featured, Rutter's "Gloria," with organ, brass, timpani and percussion. It's free, but those attending are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the Silver Key Senior Services pantry. solideogloriacs.org

If you had $1,000,000, you'd still want to go to the Barenaked Ladies show Saturday at 8 p.m., Pikes Peak Center.

Last Summer on Earth Tour 2015 - Atlanta
Tyler Stewart with Barenaked Ladies performs during the Last Summer on Earth Tour 2015 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP) 

When the West was really wild! The Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series, "Boozers, Brothels and Bare Knuckle Brawlers," follows Buffalo Bill Cody and his business partner as they create Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Kellen Cutsfoth is the storyteller, 2 p.m. at Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., $5 suggested donation. cspm.org.

SATURDAY - SUNDAY

Convinced you're as tough as a soldier? Here's your challenge: the Colorado Spartan Race at Fort Carson. Up and over and around the toughest obstacles at high altitude. And you'll have to get up as early as the troops for the 6 a.m. registration. Day 2: Hurricane Heat, a 2 p.m. run on Sunday. spartan.com

MILITARY SPRINT SPARTAN RACE
Kristin Homan carries a muddy rifle through under the barbed wire during the Military Sprint Spartan Race Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Fort Carson. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

SUNDAY

Hop on your bikes for a Mother's Day Popcycle Family Ride hosted by Kids on Bikes. Starts at 1 p.m. in America The Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, and goes 6 miles, stopping in Monument Valley Park for Popsicles on the bridge.

Let 'er rip. A wild Sunday night at Black Sheep with The Murder Tour featuring Boondox, Blaze, Lex the Hex Master, Gritty Musick and others. Show time 7 p.m., tickets $16-$21 at blacksheeprocks.com.

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