A look ahead to the next few days of leisure and entertainment in the Colorado Springs area.
It's "Timeless," and that's exactly what Warren Miller's winter sports feature films have become. National film tour stops at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Pikes Peak Center. Among the locations filmed were Eldora and Silverton in Colorado. Tickets: pikespeakcenter.com
Opening weekend for a festive holiday history immersive experience, Camp Christmas at Hangar at Stanley Marketplace in Denver. A project of Denver Center for the Performing Arts filled with traditions and characters of the season past and present. Dates through Jan. 5. Tickets: denvercenter.org
Santa Fe’s Meow Wolf has captured imaginations and takes over National Western Complex in Denver with Dark Palace, A Dance Obscura this weekend. Tickets $29.95-$49.95, events.meowwolf.com/event/dark-palace&tickets
A one-man show in an impressive castle setting, "RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy," performed on the anniversary of RFK's brother President John F. Kennedy's assassination, Cherokee Ranch & Castle in Sedalia, near Castle Rock. The evening also includes a holiday showcase castle tour, 6 p.m. $50, cherokeeranch.org
Hiss and boo and laugh along at the Iron Springs Chateau's holiday melodrama production and musical revue, “Christmas Scheming ... or ... Sittin’ on the Dock of the eBay,"opening this weekend, through Dec. 21. Reservations: ironspringschateau.com
Vintage Market Days comes to Norris-Penrose Event Center for a holiday shopping event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. $10, norrispenrose.com. And take a look at The Gazette's listing of all the area arts and crafts events, too.
Opening weekend for the popular holiday European/Bavarian Christkindl Market, in downtown Denver, 1515 Arapahoe St. Runs through Dec. 23. christkindlmarketdenver.com. The Denver Downtown Ice Skating Rink opens for the season Tuesday in nearby Skyline Park.
Locals are fortunate to enjoy duo hip hop favorites The ReMINDers right here in town, but this weekend they're headed for Mission Ballroom in Denver for an 8:30 p.m. concert with Black Star Gang featuring Yasiin Bey, Talib Kweli, DJ Premier with Brother Ali and Evidence.
Start the holiday season with the lighting of The Broadmoor Seven Falls Winter Lights and a family festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday treats and then the lights tumbling down the mountain at 5:30 p.m. $15.50, children 2-12 $9.50. Free shuttles from the resort and Norris-Penrose Event Center. tinyurl.com/u3ptukd
The giant Union Pacific Big Boy steam locomotive rolls again to commemorate the completion of the transcontinental railroad 150 years ago. It steams through the eastern Colorado cities of Kit Carson and Hugo and then rests in Limon, where it departs for Strasburg and Denver at 8 a.m. Monday.
A delight for the musically inclined: Stargazers' Musicians Swap Meet, 10 S. Parkside Drive, where you can buy, sell or trade gear. Upgrade or just try something all new. Open mic available. Noon-6 p.m. Admission for the public, non-perishable food for Care & Share Food Bank. stargazerstheatre.com
The community New Horizons Band of Colorado Springs presents its fall concert at the Ent Center, 4-6 p.m. Show tunes, symphonic works and marches, featuring soloist Sergei Vassiliev, principal clarinet of the Philharmonic. Tickets $10, nhbcos.