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Must See Must Do: Find your favorite vintage art and music; tune up a trail in Colorado Springs

May 16, 2017 Updated: May 18, 2017 at 1:43 pm
photo - Record player, close-up
Record player, close-up 

Here are some of our favorite events happening in the next few days around Colorado Springs and the Front Range.


- A sale to delight lovers of vintage. Western Jubilee Recording Co. is a gem, filled with memorabilia and great music. Now some of those amazing vintage items are for sale: Western items, artwork, lots of music memories, primitives, radios, records, rugs, and so much more. If you've never been to Western Jubilee, you'll love this oldie but goodie, 433 E. Cucharras St., tucked away near downtown and Vallejo's Restaurant. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


- Fingers crossed, snow's all gone. It's planting time and the place to be is the Horticultural Art Society Gigantic Annual Spring Plant Sale and Fundraiser. Local HAS experts will be there to help out. Bring your little red wagon to haul all the goodies around: native plants, perennials, shrubs, organic veggie and herb plants and more. Benefits the society and its gardens. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, 222 Mesa Road at Glen Avenue, Monument Valley Park,

- The yearlong salute to the 100th anniversary of involvement in World War I is honored by the Money Museum with a numismatic exhibit, "Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance." Coins - one valued at $2 million - and paper money from combatant nations, medals and military decorations and weapons and uniforms. Free preview day, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 818 N. Cascade Ave.


- They'll be celebrating Colorado Public Lands Day in typical Colorado fashion, taking care of the trails and then enjoying them. Locally, a project of Rocky Mountain Field Institute, city of Colorado Springs, UpaDowna and Friends of Red Rock Canyon at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Minimum age 16, or 13 with an adult. Workday at 8 a.m., hiking and adventures 12:30 p.m., free.

- Learn all about your ancestors at a free Family Discovery Day 2017 seminar, 1-4 p.m. at Woodland Park Library, 821 Lafayette Ave. Sponsors from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will show how to use the latest and greatest technology.

- For the car lovers in the family: the 35th annual Antique & Special Interest Car Show at The Abbey in Canon City, 2951 U.S. 50 East, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. They're expecting 425 cars, $5 admission.

- The only time each year you can walk or run the 4 miles from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo to Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun. Run to the Shrine is a breathtakingly beautiful family benefit for the zoo, and the run registration ($30-55) includes zoo admission for the rest of the day.

- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER, the organizers have announced. Take a sneak peek at a new overlook at Ajax Mine and the expanded trail above Victor during the Ajax Mine and Battle Mountain Trail Tour. A historian guides the shuttle tour starting from Lowell Thomas Museum in Victor at 12:30 p.m. The Ajax has been one of the largest producing gold mines in the U.S. $15 per person and limited to the first 75 tickets sold,

- Something special for country music fans: T.G. Sheppard and Janie Fricke with twin sisters Moore & Moore at Stargazers Theatre. Sheppard, who has had 21 No. 1 hits, is celebrating his first commercial album in 13 years: "Legendary Friends & Country Duets." Show time 7 p.m. $20 plus ticketing fee, $25 plus fee at the door.


- Whittle along with them at the 34th annual Pikes Peak Whittlers Woodcarving and Woodworking Show. Carvers and woodworkers will be competing, demonstrating their craft and teaching how to turn chunks of wood into art. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Shrine Club, 6 S. 33rd St., $3, $2 seniors and military and free for kids under 12 with a paid adult.

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