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Gazette Premium Content Your Must See Must Do: Your guide to the weekend and beyond

By Linda Navarro Updated: April 25, 2014 at 11:47 am

FRIDAY

Epiphany Project brings world music to Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. More here

Ormao Dance Company partners with choreographer Nail Ibragimov. Shows Friday and Sunday. More here.

In a 2010 documentary, "American Outrage," with shades of today's headlines, sisters Carrie and Mary Dann, two Western Shoshone elders, are prosecuted by the federal government and considered trespassers by the BLM for grazing horses and cows in a desert area that had always been considered open Shoshone nation land. Presented by Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival with a discussion period following, 7 p.m. in Blue Ray, the new three-screen venue at Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain. For adults. Details: $4 donation suggested, reservations 520-6745, tinyurl.com/ls2b9nu

Fido and Fluffy, it's your day - or days. It's the Colorado Springs Pet Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd. More than 100 booths will feature the latest pet products and activities. Also on tap are demonstrations of dog-training techniques by Fred Hassan of "Sit Means Sit," a visit by a war-hero dog, pet adoptions and - hush, don't tell the pets - discount vaccinations. Details: $5, kids 12 and under and pets free, $1 coupon on website rjpromotions.com, 1-800-756-4788

What's better during National Coin Week than, you guessed it, money. A whole museum of it, the Money Museum, 818 N. Cascade Ave. Find numismatic fun for the family at a no-coins-required free open house 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with mini-mint demonstrations, a cash cube and a dig for buried treasure. From noon to 4 p.m., Adam Leech of The Leechpit will give Hobo Nickel carving demonstrations. Details: 632-2646 ext 800. nationalcoinweek.org

This is unlike any fashion show you've ever seen. The Earth Month Fashion Show & Greenies is recycled, sustainable, save-the-Earth sensitive with a wacky twist. At 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., it features one-of-a-kind fashions, wild hair and makeup from Veda Salon & Spa, food and a schwag bag. Proceeds benefit Rocky Mountain Field Institute's fire, flood, and environmental restoration projects. Details: $75, 471-7736, rmfi.org

Get ready, get set, diaper those little babies' bums. It's the Southern Colorado Great Cloth Diaper Change and an attempt to set a new Guinness world record for the most babies diapered in cloth nappies at one time. The Earth Day record set last year is 8,301 cloth diapers changed at one time at 182 qualifying locations in 15 countries. Diaper change action is 11 a.m.; check-in/registration is 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.. Location: Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd. Details: free for participating moms and babies, gcdc2013cs.eventbrite.com

For 38 years it's been the don't-miss spring sale: the Tri-Lakes Women's Club Pine Forest Antiques, Home Decor and Garden Show and Sale. Filled with unique finds and treats, including baked goods, there's also a bistro dining area. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, at Lewis-Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd., Monument. Proceeds benefit Tri-Lakes nonprofits and schools. Details: $6 ($1-off coupons in The Gazette's GO! magazine and on the website TLWC.net.)

The trains are in the station ready to chugga-chugga-choo-choo. The Pikemasters Model Railroad Club open house and model railroad display is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., For those in the train know, the model is "a 25 x 90-foot HO scale layout that has both conventional DC control, and Digital Command Control with engines that have onboard computers." Details: $2-5, facebook.com/pikemasters

SATURDAY

Stage version of C.S. Lewis allegory 'The Great Divorce' at Pikes Peak Center. More here

Chamber Orchestra of the Springs ends season. More here.

SUNDAY

Taste of Old Colorado City to benefit Bancroft Park. More here.

TUESDAY

If you're all grown up and never had an opportunity to "shuffle ball change" with your tap shoes when you were a kid, this is your night. Adults and teens 16 and up can attend a Tap Dance Workshop for Adults, 6-7 p.m. at The Colorado Academy of Music and Dance, 975 Garden of the Gods Road #F. No experience necessary. Details: $25 includes tap shoes, 635-1004, springsdance.com

Compiled by Linda Navarro

linda.navarro@gazette.com, 636-0374

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