Best Things to do This Weekend in the Springs | Dec 26-29
Christmas is over but there's still plenty of holiday fun left in the Springs!
Holiday Festival and Winter Break with the Burros
Dec. 26-28 | 10 am - close
Western Museum of Mining and Industry | 225 Northgate Blvd
WMMI is celebrating the holiday season with fun, crafts and hands-on learning opportunities for the whole family. Kids and parents alike can make holiday ornaments, New Year's Eve party favors, meet the museum's two burro mascots, see miniature trains and old fashioned toys, start a cookie mining company, go gold mining, watch steam engines roar to life and enjoy some stress free family time. Special events and information.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Dec. 28 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Celebrate winter and learn about the fascinating history of photographing snowflakes with a reading of Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. There will be a fun snowflake craft, too! Appropriate for children of all ages! $1 suggested donation per child. Reservations and information.
Happy Holidays Moonlight Safari
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo | 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road
through Dec. 27
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is all lit up for the holidays. Electric Safari offers visitors the chance to tour the zoo under the stars, visit the animals at night and get an up-close visit from an amazing animal ambassador. A hot dog cookout, salad and lots of family fun are also part of the evening's events. Children must be 3 yrs or older to participate. Tickets and information.
The Wizard of Oz
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center | 30 West Dale Street
through December 29 | showtimes vary
Pyrotechnics, flying effects and, of course, a yellow brick road are just some of the delights audiences can expect at performances of the beloved tale of the Emerald Castle and characters of Oz. Showtimes and tickets.
Ice Skating in Acacia Park
through January 5
Acacia Park | 115 E. Platte Ave.
Lace up your skates and celebrate the season with outdoor skating, music, food vendors and visits from Santa. Open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.