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This Jan. 23, 2015 photo shows a pair of women's Mountain Light Cascade boots, featured prominently in the movie "Wild," at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. These days, footwear options for long-distance hikers abound. Denise Friend, a footwear expert and merchandising manager for the outdoor retail supplier REI, said a common mistake among newbies is not choosing the right footwear for the right activity: short hike vs. backpacking trip, for instance, along with incline, season and terrain. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Cameron Johnson, 2, center, eats his pancakes while his brothers Blake, 4, left, and Aidan, 7, listen to the live music Wednesday, June 17, 2015, during the annual Western Street Breakfast in downtown Colorado Springs celebrating the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in July.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cameron Johnson, 2, center, eats his pancakes while his brothers Blake, 4, left, and Aidan, 7, listen to the live music Wednesday, June 17, 2015, during the annual Western Street Breakfast in downtown Colorado Springs celebrating the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in July. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Big Head Todd and the Monsters — 7:30 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison.
Springs Spree, a beloved Colorado Springs festival now in its 41st year, promises lots of indulgences and activities. The multifaceted event serving as a summer kickoff for all ages will be held in America the Beautiful Park on Sunday.