Here's a look at events happening Labor Day 2020 (Monday, Sept. 7) around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region, along with a list of what's open and closed.

– Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off Citywide Celebration: Featuring 35-40 balloons to be launched from about 15 sites across the city, allow residents to watch from their homes, Sept. 4-5 "pop up" balloon-glows at night, Set. 5-6 balloon launches; coloradospringslabordayliftoff.com.

- Colorado State Fair — Virtual events, Pueblo; coloradostatefair.com.  Livestock and horse shows will be streamed live Sept. 4-7, World Slopper-Eating Championship will be live streamed at 1 p.m. Sept. 5.

- Commonwheel Co-op's Labor Day Art and Craft Festival — Virtual, Sept. 5-13; commonwheel.com/virtual-festival.

Closings

Banks and credit unions: Most banks and credit unions closed Monday; check with individual banks or credit unions.

Buses (Metro Transit): Buses run on Sunday schedule Monday.

Government offices: City, county, state and federal office closed Monday.

Libraries: All Pikes Peak Library District branches closed Monday.

Post Office: No mail service and office closed Monday.

Public schools: Closed Monday.

The Gazette: Office closed; newspaper delivery unaffected.

Malls: The Citadel, Chapel Hills open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; Promenade Shops at Briargate open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday.

Major department and grocery stores: Open regular hours Monday.

Road conditions and other information:

Colorado: 1-877-315-7623, cotrip.org

Arizona: 1-888-411-7623, az511.com

Kansas: 1-800-585-7623, ksdot.org

Nebraska: 1-800-906-9069, 511.nebraska.gov

New Mexico: 1-800-432-4269, tinyurl.com/ketyaqw

Oklahoma: 1-844-465-4997, ok.gov/odot

Texas: 1-800-452-9292, drivetexas.org

Utah: 1-866-511-8824, tinyurl.com/mqs83fu

Wyoming: 1-888-996-7623, wyoroad.info

comments powered by Disqus