Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 13


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



Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare Festival — The nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival, Boulder;

Through Saturday: Whittle the Wood Rendezvous — Watch chainsaw artists work, Craig;



Turnpike Troubadours — With Randy Rogers Band, Old 97’s, Charley Crockett, 6:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $35; AX.Wednesday and Thursday: Dr. Dog — With (Sandy) Alex G, 7:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $30; AX.

Springs Contemporary Jazz Band — 6 p.m., The Warehouse

Hillside Gardens Summer Concert Series — Cari Dell, 6:30 p.m., Hillside GardensSenior Chorale Summer Concert — 6:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Senior CenterAna Popovic — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event CenterThe Slackers — With The Knock Blockers, 7 p.m., The Black SheepConcerts in the Park — With Phat Daddy & the Phat Horn Doctores, 7 p.m., Limbach Park, MonumentClint Black — 7:30 p.m., Pikes Peak CenterThe Haymakers — 7:30 p.m., Front Range BBQ   


Through June 17: “Man of La Mancha” — Thursdays-Saturdays, Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up;

“The Mystery of Irma Vep” — Mountain Rep Theatre, through June 17, The Butte Theater, 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $18-$21.Go online for dates and times:

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” — 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through June 17, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up; 634-5583,

Through June 24: “Human Error” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: June 24: “District Merchants” — Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden. Go online for dates, times and ticket prices:

“The Secret Garden” — 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Fridays, through June 30, Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave., $14-$17;

Through July 8: “Agnes of God” — Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $16-$32;



Works by Sheila Silfvenius — Through June 14, The Gallery at Pikes Peak Regional Hospital, 16420 W. U.S. Highway 24, Woodland Park;

“Colorado Splash” — Palmer Lake Art Group, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105, Palmer Lake. Exhibit runs through June 22; 481-0475,

“Iamuslima” — Works by Baseera Khan, through June 24, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583,

Watercolor Exhibition — With 63 watercolor artists, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. Exhibit runs through June 27; 588-3523,

“Remix, Rework, Reframe” — Works by Cymon Padilla, through June 29, The Modbo, 17C E. Bijou St.; Featured Artists — Works by Roberta Westrick and Carmen Franco, with guest artist, Cheryl Lafon, through June 30, Boulder Street Gallery, 206 N. Tejon St.; 636-9358,“Community” — Through June 30, Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave.; 269-7055,“New Inspirations in Pots & Pottery" — Works by Dale Pittock, Dan Masimer and Jan Oyler, through June 30, Arati Artist Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.;

“Tribute to the First Artist to Walk on the Moon - Apollo Astronaut Alan Bean (1932-2018)” — Through June 30, Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5039 N. Academy Blvd.; 260-1873,“Hopes & Dreams” — Works by Janelle Cox, through July 1, Hunter-Wolff Gallery, 2510 W. Colorado Ave.;“In Color” — Works by Diego Arnedo, through July 3, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899,“Wildest Dreams” — Through July 3, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899,

Through July 4: “Borderlands of Southern Colorado” — El Pueblo History Museum, Pueblo;

Works by Morten Fadum — Through July 7, Academy Art & Frame Co., 7560 N. Academy Blvd.; 265-6694,

“Artists in Action - Socially Driven Art of Colorado’s Front Range” — Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through July 15; 685-1861,

“Lazy Stitch” — Through July 21, Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art, Ent Center for the Arts, 5525 N. Nevada Ave.;

Through July 22: “Drawn to Glamour” — Fashion illustrations by Jim Howard, Denver Art Museum, Denver;

“Red White Blue and God Bless You, a Portrait of Northern New Mexico” — Works by Alex Harris, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through July 29; 634-5583,

“1st Amendment Gallery” — Through Aug. 1, Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1861,“Art of the Art Therapist” — Through Aug. 1, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave.; 520-1899,

Through Aug. 5: “Cyberscapes” — By Serenity Forge, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Gates Court Gallery, Denver;

Through Aug. 12: Jeffrey Gibson: “Like a Hammer” — Denver Art Museum, Denver;

Through Aug. 26: Lisa Oppenheim: “Spine” — MCA Denver; Aug. 26: Kristen Hatgi Sink: “Honey” — MCA Denver; Aug. 26: Patrice Renee Washington: “Charts, Parts, and Holders” — MCA Denver;

Through Aug. 26: Derrick Adams: “Transmission” — MCA Denver;

Through Sept. 3: “Radeaux: De Tamaño Natural” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo;

John Frame: “Three Fragments of a Lost Tale” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through Sept. 16; 634-5583,

Through Sept. 23: “Classic Cowboy Cartoon” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo;

Through Sept. 23: “Pixelated” — Works by Mike Whiting, Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Gates Court Gallery, Denver;

Through Sept. 23: “A Journey into Imagination” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo;

Ralph Allen: “Envoutement” — Through Sept. 30, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10; 634-5583,

“Year of the Dog” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10. Exhibit runs through Oct. 14; 634-5583,

“Art of the Southwest: 1840s to Present” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11, $5-$10; 634-5583,

“WWI to Afghanistan” Exhibit — Sundays through Nov. 11, Dragonman, 1200 Dragonman Drive; 683-2200.

“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646,

“The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies and Advocates” — Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31:

“A Diorama of Pikes Peak Destinations” — Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 685-1454,



Through Saturday: Astronomy Festival — South Rim of Black Canyon;

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities;

UpaDowna Climb Nights — 6-8 p.m. second Tuesdays, CityRock, 21 N. Nevada Ave., free. Registration: Rustica Cycling Club — 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; 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.

Hikes and Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

     Touch Table: Skins and Skulls, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Visitor Center.

Nature Programs at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

     Wildflower Walks, 9-11 a.m. Wednesday

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Starsmore Discovery Center — 2120 Cheyenne Canyon Road; 385-6086.

Hikes and Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

     Little Wonders: Flying Flowers, for ages 2 and 3 with adult, 9-10:15 a.m. and 1-2:15 p.m. Wednesday, $3.

Nature programs at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $5 for 16 or older;

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, Colorado Birding Trail website —, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Field Institute — 1895 Fall River Road, Estes Park. Registration:

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes;

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; Reservations: 687-9742,


Mountain Post Running Club — 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller,

Muldooniacs Running Club — 5K or 10K, Wednesdays, Homestead Trail, meet between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Jose Muldoons, 5710 S. Carefree Circle; 574-5673,

Gallop in the Garden — 4-6 p.m. Thursdays, Garden of the Gods Park, 1805 N. 30th St. Registration:

Achilles International Pikes Peak Running Club — A nonprofit organization that uses the power of running to bring hope, inspiration and the joys of achievement to people with disabilities, 6:15 p.m. meet and sign in; 6:30-7:30 p.m. run, walk or wheel, Mondays, Colorado Running Co., University Village Center, 5262 N. Nevada Ave., Suite 140; Laura, 331-1011.

Two Elks Runners Club — 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Thunder and Buttons, upstairs, 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Run along midland trail; 447-9888, or on Facebook.Thursday Night Run Club — 6 p.m. Thursdays, Old Chicago’s, 7115 Commerce Center Drive; 232-4656,

Colorado Springs Running Club  — 7:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 45- to 60-minute runs, free; 635-3833. For a list of runs and events, go to

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration:



Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo — Volunteer docents, 5200 Nature Center Road, Pueblo. Registration: 549-2414.North Cheyenne Cañon Park — Help with outdoor education at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center; Aaron Rogers, 385-6089, State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide, needs volunteers for naturalist programs, trail maintenance, newsletter editing or work in visitor center. Training provided; 687-2366.Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center at The Mark Reyner Stables — Help special needs people during equine-assisted therapy; 634-4173,


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