Things to do in Colorado Springs this weekend April 1-3, 2016
Peter and the Starcatchers
March 31 - April 24, 2016
Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Get ready for the most magical evening of madcap fun! Hailed by The New York Times as “the most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades,” this comedy takes a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew. The winner of five Tony Awards®, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. A company of a dozen actors play more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up?
Old Colorado City ArtWalk
Friday, April 1, 2016
Visit Old Colorado City's ArtWalk featuring hundreds of artists for the 11th year on W. Colorado Avenue, the first Friday of April through December. Hundreds of art pieces may be viewed for purchase in dozens of art galleries and studios. Colorado Springs’ largest concentration of galleries is found within three city blocks along West Colorado Avenue, between 23rd and 27th Streets. Visit Arati Artists Gallery, Chavez Gallery, Colorado Creative Co-Op, Cucuru Gallery Café, Hunter-Wolff Gallery, Febra's, The Laura Reilly Art Gallery, Running Wolf Gallery, The Squash Blossom, Thunder Mountain Trading Co., 45 Degrees Gallery, 503 | W, and other exhibit locations such as Roscos Coffee House. Pick up your ArtWalk brochure at any location.
First Friday Downtown
Friday, April 1, 2016
First Friday Downtown features gallery openings, meet the artist events, performances and cultural activities the first Friday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m. at galleries, retailers, and venues throughout Downtown Colorado Springs. Find a complete listing of First Friday events on the Downtown Colorado Springs' website. Enjoy the openings on your own, or join in on guided First Friday bike or walking tours (provided seasonally).
Colorado Springs Philharmonic: Music of Pink Floyd
Saturday April 2, 2016 7:30 PM
The groundbreaking music of Pink Floyd is a natural match for the orchestra with unusual harmonies, ethereal string lines, and a rich underscore. Experience The Music of Pink Floyd as the Philharmonic performs your favorite songs with a full rock band as Conductor Brent Havens and his ensemble capture the essence of Pink Floyd. The concert features hits including Money, Learning to Fly, Comfortably Numb, and selections fromThe Wall.
Run To Beat Pancreatic Cancer
Sunday, April 3, 2016
5k Run/1 mile walk to benefit pancreatic cancer charity Project Purple. Project Purple funds medical research and provides financial aid to patients who are battling pancreatic cancer.
CELTIC THUNDER's Emmett O'Hanlon
Monday, April 04, 2016
Black Box Theatre
Back again with his new Spring Concert tour, CELTIC THUNDER's Emmett O'Hanlon brings his golden baritone back to Colorado Springs. Crooning jazz, classical, Broadway, and of course traditional Irish folk, fans can expect some of their favorite songs, along with never-before-heard pieces on the intimate Black Box stage. See Emmett up close and personal!*