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North Slope Recreation Area Opens for Season

10-15-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 21 @ 7:30 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 7:30 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 7:30 am + 22 more dates and times

Sun, Sep 24 @ 7:30 am Mon, Sep 25 @ 7:30 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 7:30 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 7:30 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 7:30 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 7:30 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 01 @ 7:30 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 7:30 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 7:30 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 7:30 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 7:30 am Fri, Oct 06 @ 7:30 am Sat, Oct 07 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 08 @ 7:30 am Mon, Oct 09 @ 7:30 am Tue, Oct 10 @ 7:30 am Wed, Oct 11 @ 7:30 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 7:30 am Fri, Oct 13 @ 7:30 am Sat, Oct 14 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 15 @ 7:30 am - less dates and times

Attention fisherman and outdoor enthusiasts! Crystal Reservoir, North Catamount and South Catamount Lakes open for fishing and the North Slope Recreation Area opens for the season. Grab your gear for a great day in the mountains.
Attention fisherman and outdoor enthusiasts! Crystal Reservoir, North Catamount and South Catamount Lakes open for fishing and the North Slope Recreation Area opens for the season. Grab your gear for a great day in the mountains. [less-]
Tags:   Sports & RecreationFamily Fun

The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico

12-09-2017

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 9:00 am + 66 more dates and times

Mon, Sep 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 06 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 07 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 09 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 10 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 11 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 13 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 14 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 16 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 17 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 18 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 21 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 23 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 24 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 25 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 26 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 27 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 28 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 30 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 31 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 04 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 02 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” is the Western Museum of Mining & Industry’s new special exhibit. This exhibit utilizes photography with geological samples and information to document all the districts of the... [more+]
“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” is the Western Museum of Mining & Industry’s new special exhibit. This exhibit utilizes photography with geological samples and information to document all the districts of the historical mining landscape of Grant County, New Mexico. Why is the history of mining worth preserving in Grant County? Mining is the reason for the existence of Silver City; furthermore mining has always been part of Grant County. Years of photography, geology training, and experience are behind the creation of this body of work. It is meant to preserve history for others to contemplate, understand, enjoy, and be inspired by! [less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Special Events Visual ArtsHistory & Heritage

September Family Star Party

09-27-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
The Family Star Party is an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside... [more+]
The Family Star Party is an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside activities are free to the public, and discounted admission is available for those wishing to explore the Discovery Center and Science On a Sphere® inside. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops Family FunFree Events

Scott Carpenter Station: Mission to Europa Exhibit Opening

10-04-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am
From exploring the depths of the seas to the far reaches of space, we are always pushing the next frontier. Visit the restored Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station and learn about future missions to the ice moon Europa. Help us design the... [more+]
From exploring the depths of the seas to the far reaches of space, we are always pushing the next frontier. Visit the restored Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station and learn about future missions to the ice moon Europa. Help us design the station to explore the icy oceans of Saturn’s moons and learn about how exploring space and the ocean are similar. "Scott Carpenter Station: Mission to Europa" is a new interactive exhibit that invites visitors to get hands on with a mission to another world. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops History & HeritageFamily Fun

Homeschool Day: Sputnik

10-04-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am
In October of 1957, Sputnik became the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. We’ll learn about Sputnik’s legacy and the fleet of satellites that make life better here on Earth.
  • Sputnik Classroom Activity
  • Sputnik Science On a...
[more+]
In October of 1957, Sputnik became the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. We’ll learn about Sputnik’s legacy and the fleet of satellites that make life better here on Earth.
  • Sputnik Classroom Activity
  • Sputnik Science On a Sphere®
  • Crafts and more
[less-]
Tags:   Family Fun History & HeritageClasses & Workshops

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival

10-08-2017

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 08 @ 10:00 am
WMMI will open up the historic 27 acres located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a celebration of all things fall! The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks, and craft vendors! The popular Gold Canyon Gunfighters... [more+]
WMMI will open up the historic 27 acres located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a celebration of all things fall! The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks, and craft vendors! The popular Gold Canyon Gunfighters will be back again to wow the crowds with their Wild West show. Learn to pan for gold and gems with the Gold Prospectors of Colorado. Visitors can even witness the operating Yellow Jacket stamp mill and blacksmith shop as well as hear the roar of the museum’s working steam engines! There will also be crafts, fun activities for kids, and face painting.   [less-]
Tags:   History & Heritage Special EventsFamily Fun

Space Foundation Discovery Center Birthday Celebration

10-07-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is turning five years old, and to celebrate admission to the Discovery Center is free. Join us for:
  • Science On a Sphere® Tours of the Solar System
  • Mars Robotic Rover Driving
  • Space Arts and Crafts
[more+]
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is turning five years old, and to celebrate admission to the Discovery Center is free. Join us for:
  • Science On a Sphere® Tours of the Solar System
  • Mars Robotic Rover Driving
  • Space Arts and Crafts
[less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Free EventsSpecial Events

Book Release and Author Reading: Space Boy and the Snow Monster

10-14-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 14 @ 11:00 am
It will be an abominably fun time as the Space Foundation joins author Dianne Curtis Regan for a special reading of her new book "Space Boy and the Snow Monster." There will be a special book signing, photo op, and craft activities as the... [more+]
It will be an abominably fun time as the Space Foundation joins author Dianne Curtis Regan for a special reading of her new book "Space Boy and the Snow Monster." There will be a special book signing, photo op, and craft activities as the Discovery Center enjoys Space Boy’s newest adventure. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops PoetryFamily Fun

Boo at the Zoo

10-31-2017

Presented by Cheyenne Mountain Zoo at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm Tue, Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with spirit of Halloween when thousands of little superheroes, princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo this October. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families to trick or treat and enjoy Halloween... [more+]
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with spirit of Halloween when thousands of little superheroes, princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo this October. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families to trick or treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe and unique environment, and all of our candy is made with sustainable palm oil to help protect wild orangutans! Put on your costume and bring your trick-or-treat bag and flashlight to the wildest Halloween event in town. It’ll be a frightfully good time! New in 2017: Reserve your spot and save money by purchasing your tickets online in advance. A limited number of tickets are available each night; admission will be $3 more at the gate! Tickets go on sale Monday, September 18.
  • Discounted tickets purchased online (senior and military) will only be valid at the front gate when accompanied by valid form of identification. (For a list of accepted military identifiers please visit cmzoo.org/boo)
  • On-site parking is first come, first served. If our parking lot is full when you arrive, you will be directed to a free shuttle at a nearby off-site location.
For all the details, please visit cmzoo.org/boo! [less-]
Tags:   Family FunSpecial Events

Giant Pumpkin Festival

10-21-2017

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
The biggest pumpkins in Colorado will be rolling into Old Colorado City on Saturday, October 21. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory! Activities include:
  • Kid’s Zone, including characters from Wizard of Oz,...
[more+]
The biggest pumpkins in Colorado will be rolling into Old Colorado City on Saturday, October 21. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory! Activities include:
  • Kid’s Zone, including characters from Wizard of Oz, spinning wheels, games, prizes, a pumpkin patch and more.
  • Pumpkin decorating contest
  • Unexpected guests
  • Giant Sidewalk Sales
  • Pie eating contests for every age
  • Farmer’s Market in Bancroft Park
  • Scarecrow Hunt
  • Come dressed as your favorite character
  • The Spirit Tour with local craft beer and wine tastings from local restaurants on the avenue, 21 & over (http://bit.ly/GiantSpiritTour-2017)
Old Colorado City is a Historic District located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. [less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Free EventsSpecial Events

Tesla’s Toolbox: Water Widget Races

10-21-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Create a simple (or complex) boat out of recycled materials, then race from one end of a water course to another. Learn about aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and propulsion as you use creativity to race others.
Create a simple (or complex) boat out of recycled materials, then race from one end of a water course to another. Learn about aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and propulsion as you use creativity to race others. [less-]
Tags:   Family FunClasses & Workshops

Giant Spirit Tour

10-21-2017

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
The Giant Spirit Tour is designed for our over 21 crowd. Participants will walk through Old Colorado City visiting some of our finest restaurants to sample their spirits. Some of the highlights from last year were pumpkin ale and specials on... [more+]
The Giant Spirit Tour is designed for our over 21 crowd. Participants will walk through Old Colorado City visiting some of our finest restaurants to sample their spirits. Some of the highlights from last year were pumpkin ale and specials on food and appetizers. *Samples only [less-]
Tags:  Special Events

October Family Star Party

10-25-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! Enjoy an evening of looking at the stars with Space Foundation experts. Learn about the sky above and more! All outside... [more+]
This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! Enjoy an evening of looking at the stars with Space Foundation experts. Learn about the sky above and more! All outside activities are free to the public, and discounted admission is available for those wishing to explore the Discovery Center and Science On a Sphere® inside. [less-]
Tags:   Family FunFree Events

Mad Science Day!

10-28-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
Come dressed in costume, and participate in ‘Trick-or-Treat’ activity stations: watch sci-fi movies, play in space foundation labs, and enjoy Halloween crafts. Activities include:
  • Vintage sci-fi movies
  • Mad science demonstrations
  • Mars...
[more+]
Come dressed in costume, and participate in ‘Trick-or-Treat’ activity stations: watch sci-fi movies, play in space foundation labs, and enjoy Halloween crafts. Activities include:
  • Vintage sci-fi movies
  • Mad science demonstrations
  • Mars robotics laboratory
  • Mad Science On a Sphere®
  • Space and sci-fi scavenger hunt
  • And much more!
[less-]
Tags:   History & Heritage Theatre & FilmFamily Fun

Veteran's Day on Pikes Peak

11-11-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 11 @ 7:30 am
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is pleased to offer free admission for all retired and active duty military with ID. We thank you for your service to our country.
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is pleased to offer free admission for all retired and active duty military with ID. We thank you for your service to our country. [less-]
Tags:  Family Fun

AdAmAn Fireworks Display

12-31-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 31 @ 12:00 am
The Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club has been a tradition since 1922. The unique group of mountaineers each year on December 30th and 31st climb the icy slopes of the world famous Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and at the stroke of midnight on New Year's... [more+]
The Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club has been a tradition since 1922. The unique group of mountaineers each year on December 30th and 31st climb the icy slopes of the world famous Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve ignite a glorious fireworks display from the summit to usher in the New Year. Check online for more information. [less-]
Tags:   Special EventsFamily Fun

North Slope Recreation Area Opens for Season

10-15-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 21 @ 7:30 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 7:30 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 7:30 am + 22 more dates and times

Sun, Sep 24 @ 7:30 am Mon, Sep 25 @ 7:30 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 7:30 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 7:30 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 7:30 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 7:30 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 01 @ 7:30 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 7:30 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 7:30 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 7:30 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 7:30 am Fri, Oct 06 @ 7:30 am Sat, Oct 07 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 08 @ 7:30 am Mon, Oct 09 @ 7:30 am Tue, Oct 10 @ 7:30 am Wed, Oct 11 @ 7:30 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 7:30 am Fri, Oct 13 @ 7:30 am Sat, Oct 14 @ 7:30 am Sun, Oct 15 @ 7:30 am - less dates and times

Attention fisherman and outdoor enthusiasts! Crystal Reservoir, North Catamount and South Catamount Lakes open for fishing and the North Slope Recreation Area opens for the season. Grab your gear for a great day in the mountains.
Attention fisherman and outdoor enthusiasts! Crystal Reservoir, North Catamount and South Catamount Lakes open for fishing and the North Slope Recreation Area opens for the season. Grab your gear for a great day in the mountains. [less-]
Tags:   Sports & RecreationFamily Fun

The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico

12-09-2017

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Sep 21 @ 9:00 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 9:00 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 9:00 am + 66 more dates and times

Mon, Sep 25 @ 9:00 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 9:00 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 9:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 9:00 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 9:00 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 06 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 07 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 09 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 10 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 11 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 13 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 14 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 16 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 17 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 18 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 20 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 21 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 23 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 24 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 25 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 26 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 27 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 28 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 30 @ 9:00 am Tue, Oct 31 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 04 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 18 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Nov 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Nov 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Nov 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Nov 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Nov 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Nov 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 01 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 02 @ 9:00 am Mon, Dec 04 @ 9:00 am Tue, Dec 05 @ 9:00 am Wed, Dec 06 @ 9:00 am Thu, Dec 07 @ 9:00 am Fri, Dec 08 @ 9:00 am Sat, Dec 09 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” is the Western Museum of Mining & Industry’s new special exhibit. This exhibit utilizes photography with geological samples and information to document all the districts of the... [more+]
“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” is the Western Museum of Mining & Industry’s new special exhibit. This exhibit utilizes photography with geological samples and information to document all the districts of the historical mining landscape of Grant County, New Mexico. Why is the history of mining worth preserving in Grant County? Mining is the reason for the existence of Silver City; furthermore mining has always been part of Grant County. Years of photography, geology training, and experience are behind the creation of this body of work. It is meant to preserve history for others to contemplate, understand, enjoy, and be inspired by! [less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Special Events Visual ArtsHistory & Heritage

September Family Star Party

09-27-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
The Family Star Party is an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside... [more+]
The Family Star Party is an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside activities are free to the public, and discounted admission is available for those wishing to explore the Discovery Center and Science On a Sphere® inside. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops Family FunFree Events

Scott Carpenter Station: Mission to Europa Exhibit Opening

10-04-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am
From exploring the depths of the seas to the far reaches of space, we are always pushing the next frontier. Visit the restored Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station and learn about future missions to the ice moon Europa. Help us design the... [more+]
From exploring the depths of the seas to the far reaches of space, we are always pushing the next frontier. Visit the restored Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station and learn about future missions to the ice moon Europa. Help us design the station to explore the icy oceans of Saturn’s moons and learn about how exploring space and the ocean are similar. "Scott Carpenter Station: Mission to Europa" is a new interactive exhibit that invites visitors to get hands on with a mission to another world. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops History & HeritageFamily Fun

Homeschool Day: Sputnik

10-04-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am
In October of 1957, Sputnik became the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. We’ll learn about Sputnik’s legacy and the fleet of satellites that make life better here on Earth.
  • Sputnik Classroom Activity
  • Sputnik Science On a...
[more+]
In October of 1957, Sputnik became the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. We’ll learn about Sputnik’s legacy and the fleet of satellites that make life better here on Earth.
  • Sputnik Classroom Activity
  • Sputnik Science On a Sphere®
  • Crafts and more
[less-]
Tags:   Family Fun History & HeritageClasses & Workshops

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival

10-08-2017

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 08 @ 10:00 am
WMMI will open up the historic 27 acres located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a celebration of all things fall! The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks, and craft vendors! The popular Gold Canyon Gunfighters... [more+]
WMMI will open up the historic 27 acres located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a celebration of all things fall! The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks, and craft vendors! The popular Gold Canyon Gunfighters will be back again to wow the crowds with their Wild West show. Learn to pan for gold and gems with the Gold Prospectors of Colorado. Visitors can even witness the operating Yellow Jacket stamp mill and blacksmith shop as well as hear the roar of the museum’s working steam engines! There will also be crafts, fun activities for kids, and face painting.   [less-]
Tags:   History & Heritage Special EventsFamily Fun

Space Foundation Discovery Center Birthday Celebration

10-07-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 07 @ 10:00 am
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is turning five years old, and to celebrate admission to the Discovery Center is free. Join us for:
  • Science On a Sphere® Tours of the Solar System
  • Mars Robotic Rover Driving
  • Space Arts and Crafts
[more+]
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is turning five years old, and to celebrate admission to the Discovery Center is free. Join us for:
  • Science On a Sphere® Tours of the Solar System
  • Mars Robotic Rover Driving
  • Space Arts and Crafts
[less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Free EventsSpecial Events

Book Release and Author Reading: Space Boy and the Snow Monster

10-14-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 14 @ 11:00 am
It will be an abominably fun time as the Space Foundation joins author Dianne Curtis Regan for a special reading of her new book "Space Boy and the Snow Monster." There will be a special book signing, photo op, and craft activities as the... [more+]
It will be an abominably fun time as the Space Foundation joins author Dianne Curtis Regan for a special reading of her new book "Space Boy and the Snow Monster." There will be a special book signing, photo op, and craft activities as the Discovery Center enjoys Space Boy’s newest adventure. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & Workshops PoetryFamily Fun

Boo at the Zoo

10-31-2017

Presented by Cheyenne Mountain Zoo at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm + 4 more dates and times

Fri, Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm Tue, Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with spirit of Halloween when thousands of little superheroes, princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo this October. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families to trick or treat and enjoy Halloween... [more+]
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will come alive with spirit of Halloween when thousands of little superheroes, princesses and pirates attend Boo at the Zoo this October. Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families to trick or treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe and unique environment, and all of our candy is made with sustainable palm oil to help protect wild orangutans! Put on your costume and bring your trick-or-treat bag and flashlight to the wildest Halloween event in town. It’ll be a frightfully good time! New in 2017: Reserve your spot and save money by purchasing your tickets online in advance. A limited number of tickets are available each night; admission will be $3 more at the gate! Tickets go on sale Monday, September 18.
  • Discounted tickets purchased online (senior and military) will only be valid at the front gate when accompanied by valid form of identification. (For a list of accepted military identifiers please visit cmzoo.org/boo)
  • On-site parking is first come, first served. If our parking lot is full when you arrive, you will be directed to a free shuttle at a nearby off-site location.
For all the details, please visit cmzoo.org/boo! [less-]
Tags:   Family FunSpecial Events

Giant Pumpkin Festival

10-21-2017

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
The biggest pumpkins in Colorado will be rolling into Old Colorado City on Saturday, October 21. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory! Activities include:
  • Kid’s Zone, including characters from Wizard of Oz,...
[more+]
The biggest pumpkins in Colorado will be rolling into Old Colorado City on Saturday, October 21. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory! Activities include:
  • Kid’s Zone, including characters from Wizard of Oz, spinning wheels, games, prizes, a pumpkin patch and more.
  • Pumpkin decorating contest
  • Unexpected guests
  • Giant Sidewalk Sales
  • Pie eating contests for every age
  • Farmer’s Market in Bancroft Park
  • Scarecrow Hunt
  • Come dressed as your favorite character
  • The Spirit Tour with local craft beer and wine tastings from local restaurants on the avenue, 21 & over (http://bit.ly/GiantSpiritTour-2017)
Old Colorado City is a Historic District located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. [less-]
Tags:   Family Fun Free EventsSpecial Events

Tesla’s Toolbox: Water Widget Races

10-21-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Create a simple (or complex) boat out of recycled materials, then race from one end of a water course to another. Learn about aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and propulsion as you use creativity to race others.
Create a simple (or complex) boat out of recycled materials, then race from one end of a water course to another. Learn about aerodynamics, fluid dynamics, and propulsion as you use creativity to race others. [less-]
Tags:   Family FunClasses & Workshops

Giant Spirit Tour

10-21-2017

Presented by Historic Old Colorado City at Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
The Giant Spirit Tour is designed for our over 21 crowd. Participants will walk through Old Colorado City visiting some of our finest restaurants to sample their spirits. Some of the highlights from last year were pumpkin ale and specials on... [more+]
The Giant Spirit Tour is designed for our over 21 crowd. Participants will walk through Old Colorado City visiting some of our finest restaurants to sample their spirits. Some of the highlights from last year were pumpkin ale and specials on food and appetizers. *Samples only [less-]
Tags:  Special Events

October Family Star Party

10-25-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! Enjoy an evening of looking at the stars with Space Foundation experts. Learn about the sky above and more! All outside... [more+]
This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! Enjoy an evening of looking at the stars with Space Foundation experts. Learn about the sky above and more! All outside activities are free to the public, and discounted admission is available for those wishing to explore the Discovery Center and Science On a Sphere® inside. [less-]
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Mad Science Day!

10-28-2017

Presented by Space Foundation at Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 28 @ 10:00 am
Come dressed in costume, and participate in ‘Trick-or-Treat’ activity stations: watch sci-fi movies, play in space foundation labs, and enjoy Halloween crafts. Activities include:
  • Vintage sci-fi movies
  • Mad science demonstrations
  • Mars...
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Come dressed in costume, and participate in ‘Trick-or-Treat’ activity stations: watch sci-fi movies, play in space foundation labs, and enjoy Halloween crafts. Activities include:
  • Vintage sci-fi movies
  • Mad science demonstrations
  • Mars robotics laboratory
  • Mad Science On a Sphere®
  • Space and sci-fi scavenger hunt
  • And much more!
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Veteran's Day on Pikes Peak

11-11-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Nov 11 @ 7:30 am
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is pleased to offer free admission for all retired and active duty military with ID. We thank you for your service to our country.
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is pleased to offer free admission for all retired and active duty military with ID. We thank you for your service to our country. [less-]
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AdAmAn Fireworks Display

12-31-2017

Presented by Pikes Peak - America's Mountain at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Cascade
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Dec 31 @ 12:00 am
The Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club has been a tradition since 1922. The unique group of mountaineers each year on December 30th and 31st climb the icy slopes of the world famous Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and at the stroke of midnight on New Year's... [more+]
The Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club has been a tradition since 1922. The unique group of mountaineers each year on December 30th and 31st climb the icy slopes of the world famous Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve ignite a glorious fireworks display from the summit to usher in the New Year. Check online for more information. [less-]
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