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Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, October 5

October 4, 2017 Updated: October 4, 2017 at 6:10 am
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Thursday-Saturday: Great American Beer Festival — Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver. Photo sponsored by DRAFT magazine.

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:

    

BREW

Tappings — 2 p.m. Falling Rock, 3 p.m., Goed Zuur, Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com.
Thursday-Saturday: Great American Beer Festival — Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver. Go online for ticket prices: greatamericanbeerfestival.com.

    

MUSIC

The Shins — With Spoon, 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $49.95-$55; AX.

Craig Walter — 6 p.m., Patty Jewett Bar and Grill
“Big Church Night Out” — With Newsboys, The Broadmoor World Arena
Hit the Shadows — With Capricorn, Blinddryve, Deathride, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep
Black Rose Acoustic Society Gospel Jam — 7 p.m., Westside Community Center
Cari Dell — 7 p.m., Country Lodge

    

CRAFT FAIRS

Thursday and Friday: The Salvation Army Woman’s Auxiliary Home and Gift Bazaar — 8 a.m.-3 p.m., with chicken dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army Community Center, 910 Yuma St. Dinner is $5; 473-3708.

    

STAGE

Kris Covi — Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., go online for ticket prices. Advance tickets: looneescc.wixsite.com/loonees.
“Our Shorts are Showing 5”
— Opens 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, The Theatre on Pecan, 1367 Pecan St., $5-$15; craft-pr.com.
“Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”
— Preview 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 29, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $20 and up; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Toxic Avenger: The Musical” — Runs through Oct. 28, The Butte Theater, 130 Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, $11-$20; buttetheater.com

Through Oct. 22: “Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women” — Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $39 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

    

ART

“Through the Artists’ Eyes” — Works by Rick Forsythe and Robyn and Curt Elliott, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Exhibit runs through Oct. 30; aratiartists.com.
Steve Weed Exhibit — G44 Gallery, 1785 S. Eighth St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 11; g44gallery@gmail.com.

“Through the Looking Glass” — Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Exhibit runs through Oct. 16; commonwheel.com/through-the-looking-glass .html.
“The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County, New Mexico” — Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 2225 North Gate Blvd. Exhibit runs through Dec. 9; wmmi.org.

Pikes Peak Pastel Society Regional Pastel Exhibition — Through Oct. 25, Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; tinyurl.com/y9h37udg.
Monochrome Photography Show — Through Oct. 28, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, 304 Colorado 105 Palmer Lake; lynn.pdphotographers@gmail.com.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100;tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.

“Democratic Visas” — Through Dec. 9, GOCA 1420, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; tinyurl.com/ybezmkmk.

Buck Walsky: “Beach Front” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Raízes/Roots: Transformations in Contemporary Brazilian Art” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Great Expectations” — Through Nov. 11, GOCA 121, 121 S. Tejon St., Suite 100; tinyurl.com/y73wuzpc.
“The Art of Storytelling” — Through Dec. 31, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. Call or go online for admission costs; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.

“Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference” — Works by photographer Rick Guidotti, through Dec. 31, Chapel Hills Mall, 1510 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/z78epdz.
“Ragnarök” — Works by Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik, through Jan. 7, 2018, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $12; 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org.
“Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance” — Through November 2018, Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave.; 632-2646, money.org.

Through Nov. 5: “Play” — Works by Pattie Lee Becker, Denver Botanic Gardens, Gates Garden Court Gallery, Denver; tinyurl.com/y8fwuaxx.

Through Nov. 5: Elsa Muñon Solo Exhibition — Abend Gallery, SugarCube Building, Denver; 1-303-355-0950, abendgallery.com.
Through Nov. 12: Frances Dodd: “Compelling Color” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Nov. 12: Allan McConnell: “Contrasts” — Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.
Through Jan. 15: “Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo’s Models” — Loveland Art Museum, Loveland; sdc-arts.org.

    

OUT THERE

The Colorado Springs Cycling Club — For all ages and abilities; bikesprings.org.

Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center — 3440 N. Cheyenne Canon Road; cheyennecanon.org/visitor-centers.
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center sponsored hikes
— 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0104. Daily Guided Nature Walks, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet north main parking lot.

Mueller State Park hikes — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

     Fall Challenge Hike, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, call for meeting location.

Nature programs at Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

Hikes at Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle. Reservations: 576-2016.

Nature programs at Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center — 1805 N. 30th St., free; 219-0108.

Nature programs at Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Reservations: 520-6387.

Nature programs at Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: 520-6745.

     Nature Adventures: Scats & Tracks, for ages 3-6 with an adult, 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, $3.

Hutchinson Homestead Ranch and Learning Center Tours — Salida, $5, $3 for ages 8-16; 239-0955, hutchinsonhomestead.org.
The Colorado Birding Trail websiteColoradobirdingtrail.com, information about places to observe birds and other wildlife.

Rocky Mountain Hiking Trails — With information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

    

RUNNING

Two Elks Runners Club — 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Thunder and Buttons, upstairs, 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Run along midland trail; 447-9888, twoelksrunnersclub@gmail.com or on Facebook.

 Colorado Running Co. — For a list of runs and events, go to corunco.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for information, cost and registration: pprrun.org

     Brewers’ Cup Full Moon Run, 7 a.m. Thursday, 625 Paonia St.
     Full Moon Run, 7 p.m. Thursday, Manitou Springs.

 

 COMMUNITY

ULPPR Salute to the Community Breakfast — 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, to benefit Urbanites Leading the Pikes Peak Region, 506 E. Moreno Ave. Reservations: 244-2133, jj.frazier@ulppr.org.


VOLUNTEERING

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Reservations: Paula, bcfcvolunteers@gmail.com.
Eleven Mile — Needs volunteer naturalist to help facilitate children’s craft and educational programs on Saturday mornings; Kristen, 748-3401, email park_interpreter@yahoo.com.
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — Volunteers needed to work in the visitor center, grounds keeping, leading tours and more, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide; 687-9742.

    

    

    

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