5 Things You Should Definitely Do This Weekend in the Springs | Aug. 16-18
As always, there's plenty to do this weekend in the Springs. Good luck choosing!
Shakespeare at the Ranch
Aug. 16 & 17 | 6-9 PM
Rock Ledge Ranch | 3105 Gateway Road
Partake in some Shakespearean merriment on the grounds of Rock Ledge Ranch. This special summer production features minstrels, yummy food and loads of good cheer. Tickets and information.
Hands on History Interactive Days
Aug. 17 | 10AM - 2PM
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum | 215 S Tejon Street
Tour the museum’s five “Hands on History” stations to explore the stories of influential Coloradoans, the City of Sunshine’s fascinating medical history, regional trade and innovation of American Indian tribes, and the art & creativity inspired by this region.
Wheel to Reel sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival
Aug. 17 | 4-9:30 PM
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center | 30 W Dale Street
Start with a bike ride along the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail and end the night under the stars with a film in the courtyard of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. The band Liebermonster will play from 6:00-7:30pm. Tickets and information.
Birding for Beginners
Aug. 17, 31 & Sept. 12 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bear Creek Nature Center | 245 Bear Creek Road
A series of three Saturday classes goes beyond the basics to take a look at species that are more difficult to identify including hawks, shorebirds, flycatchers and warblers. Call 719-520-6387 for reservations and information.
Briargate Farmers Market
Aug. 18 | 9 AM - 1 PM
Statefarm Parking Lot | 7610 N. Union Blvd
Summer is coming to an end, and so is the opportunity to shop local Farmer's Markets - so do it while you can! The Briargate Farmers Market features assorted produce, backed goods, food items and crafts. Briargate Farmers Market vendors and information.