Things You Should Definitely Do This Weekend in the Springs | Sept. 27-29
Marionette fairytales, colorful quilts and green chiles - fun things to do this weekend in the Springs!
Hansel & Gretel
Simpich Showcases | 2413 W Colorado Ave
through November 10
Simpich Showcase Marionette Theatre presents a unique retelling of the classic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel. Performances are 7pm Fridays; 2:30pm Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. Tickets and information.
A Needle Pulling Thread: Quilts from the CSPM Collection
Sept. 28 | 10AM - 5PM
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum | 215 S. Tejon Street
It's opening weekend for this colorful exhibit featuring stunning examples of quilt-work from the CSPM quilt collection.
Green Chile Cook-Off & Fall Festival
Summerland Gardens | 124 E. Cheyenne Road
Sept. 28 | 11AM - 3PM
Samples of the chiles competing for top honors will be sold to the public with proceeds going to a local charity. Festival events include and art fair featuring the work of local artists, chile roasting, making scarecrows, carving pumpkins, bobbing for apples, BBQ and music. Event information.
Great Parks Festival
Bear Creek Nature Center | 245 Bear Creek Road
Sept. 29 | Noon
Celebrate El Paso County's outstanding parks, trails and recreation opportunities. Fun for all ages will include live animals, games, demos, and more. Co-sponsored by El Paso County and the Trails and Open Space Coalition. Admission is free.