The new year is filling with nonprofit fundraising galas, benefits, sports activities and well-known speakers around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.

Here is a Save the Dates list to start the year. More will be announced as dates and venues are set.


Jan. 12: Fine Arts Center Youth Repertory Program benefit, “A New Brain,” Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College,

Jan. 16: 100+ Women Who Care Colorado Springs, The Warehouse,

Jan. 26: Centennial Year Kickoff, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, public open house, special member VIP reception,

Jan. 31: One Colorado Education Fund, Southern Colorado Ally Awards, The Mining Exchange,


Feb. 1, 2, 8, 23: Junior Achievement Rock 'N Bowl, The Summit at Interquest,

Feb. 2: Fly Fishing Film Tour, Healing Waters Benefit, Stargazers Theatre,

Feb. 5: Community Leadership Awards, Leadership Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods Collection,

Feb. 16: Pam Shockley-Zalabak Roast for Cheyenne Village, The Antlers,

Feb. 16: The Angel Ball, Angels of America’s Fallen, The Broadmoor,

Feb. 21: Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region Youth of the Year Dinner and Celebration, The Antlers,

Feb. 22: Monte Carlo Masquerade Winter Gala, Colorado Springs Chorale, The Antlers,

Feb. 22: StableStrides Red, White and Blue Celebration, military and veterans healing through equine therapy, Norris-Penrose Event Center,

Feb. 23: 36th Heart Ball, “To the Moon and the Stars, To Life,” The Broadmoor,

Feb. 24: Hope, Hearts & Home luncheon, Family Promise, The Antlers,

Feb. 28: Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast, The Antlers,


March 1: Touch-a-Truck, Junior League, Norris-Penrose Event Center,

March 2: International Women’s Day, The Pinery,, facebook

March 6-7:Manitou Springs Heritage Center Sun Mountain Fundraiser Breakfast, 8 a.m., farm to table food and farm tours,

March 7: Recipe for Hope, Care and Share Food Bank, The Broadmoor,

March 7-9: Colorado Springs Wine Festival, Wines of Portugal, to benefit Colorado Springs Conservatory, The Broadmoor and Garden of the Gods Club,

March 14: Hometown Heroes, American Red Cross, Humanitarian of the Year Bill Tutt, Broadmoor West,

March 15: Nonprofit Day Conference, Colorado Nonprofit Association, The Antlers,

March 16: St. Patrick’s Day Gala, Catholic Charities, Cheyenne Mountain Resort,

March 16: Dodgeball Classic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, Air Force Academy,


April 2: Reason to Hope Luncheon, Alzheimer’s Association, The Antlers,

April 6: Masked 'til Midnight, Angels Against Alzheimer's, The Pinery,

April 6: Safe Passage 25th anniversary, Gotham Glam: Honoring Our Superheroes, The Gold Room,

April 11: Colorado Springs Teen Court 25th Anniversary Luncheon, DoubleTree Hotel,

April 11: CASA Light of Hope, The Antlers,

April 12: Shivers Concert Series, PPLD Shivers Fund, pianist Karen Walwyn and Brian Major from “Aida,”

April 12: TEAL Charity Auction, Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Society, Ross Auction,

April 13: Never Alone Foundation Family Ball, Cheyenne Lodge, The Broadmoor,

April 17: 100+ Women Who Care Colorado Springs, The Warehouse,

April 17: Joe Henjum Senior Accolades, Senior Resource Council, Creekside Event Center, 5515 Palmer Park Blvd.,

April 20: Red Ribbon Ball, Southern Colorado Health Network/Southern Colorado AIDS Project, Antlers Hotel,

April 26: Children’s Hospital Opening Balloon Ball, Children’s Hospital Colorado Colorado Springs,

April 27: ACF Pikes Peak Chefs “Culinary Passport,” St. Paul’s Church, Julie Penrose Hall,

April 27: Fur Ball, Cheyenne Mountain Resort,


May 1: Opera season preview luncheon, Pikes Peak Opera League, The Pinery,

May 4: Chocoholic Frolic 25th anniversary, Kidpower, The Pinery,

May 4: UCHealth Memorial Hospital 17th Annual Gala, Building the Future of Healthcare Together, The Broadmoor,

May 4: JA Gala and Auction, Salute to Everyday Heroes, DoubleTree, Clint Romesha, medal of honor winner,

May 4: Walk to Defeat ALS, America the Beautiful Park,

May 4: Kentucky Derby Party, Junior League of Colorado Springs, 1:30 p.m., Gold Room

May 5: Bottle Schools Hug it Forward Music Festival, Stargazers Theatre,

May 8: Taste of Tri Lakes Cares, Flying Horse Ranch,

May 8: Silver Key Senior Services, Lunch at The Antlers,

May 9: Touch of Love International, Come to the Table, The Pinery at the Hill,

May 11: Fashion Show & Auction, Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary,

May 16: Chef Showcase, Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, Antlers, Hotel Eleganté,

May 19: Defenders of Freedom: Veterans Recognition Ride, 45 miles,


June 1: Pikes Peak Opera League Soiree, Pikes Peak Palliative Care reception area, 2550 Tenderfoot Hill Rd.,

June 15: Zoo Ball, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,

June 22: Climb for Courage, Air Force Academy,


July 17: 100+ Women Who Care Colorado Springs, The Warehouse,

July 18: Off the Street breakfast, Urban Peak, under the Colorado Avenue bridge,

July 26: ADA Celebration Luncheon, “Advancing Disability-Friendly Health Care,” The Independence Center, Hotel Elegante,

July 28: Shivers Concert Series, PPLD Shivers Fund, “Evening of Inspirational Song,” Packard Hall, Colorado College,


Aug. 2: JA Golf Classic, Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club,

Aug. 10: Colorado Springs Powwow, One Nation Walking Together, Norris-Penrose Event Center,

Aug. 15-17: Discover Goodwill’s An Enchanted Weekend, Garden of the Gods Resort & Club,

August Date TBD: Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Bruncheon, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado,


Sept. 1:  Folds of Honor Colorado Patriots Chapter Gala, Cheyenne Mountain Resort,

Sept. 2: Folds of Honor Colorado Patriots Chapter golf tournament, The Broadmoor,

Sept. 7: Centennial Celebration Gala, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College,

Sept. 14: Pawtoberfest, Bear Creek Regional Park

Sept. 14: Night of White Lights, Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, secret location announced immediately prior to event,

Sept. 21: Cat-on-Tap, Catamount Institute at the Beidleman Environmental Center, outdoor fundraising evening,

Sept. 21: Teens With Promise banquet, location TBD,


Oct. 3: Cowgirls and Cocktails, Norris-Penrose Event Center, on Facebook

Oct. 3: Palmer Land Trust Southern Colorado Conservation Awards, The Antlers,

Oct. 10: Business & Arts lunch, COPPeR and Chamber and EDC, The Antlers,

Oct. 11: Olympic City USA “Catch the Spirit” luncheon, The Broadmoor,

Oct. 16: 100+ Women Who Care Colorado Springs, The Warehouse,

Oct. 17: A Night of Excellence, Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado,

Oct. 17: Big Night Out, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, The Pinery,

Oct. 22: Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame, Broadmoor World Arena,

Oct. 24: Breakfast of Champions, Peak Vista Community Health Centers, speaker TBD, The Broadmoor,

Oct. 25: Shivers Concert Series, PPLD Shivers Fund,

Oct. 26: TESSA Encore Gala, The Broadmoor,

Oct. 30: children a head start Chair Project Community Giving Events, breakfast and cocktail events, The Antlers,


Nov. 1: Jewel of a Wine Tasting, Colorado Springs Teen Court, Norris-Penrose Event Center,

Nov. 2: Gingerbread & Jazz, Early Connections Learning Centers,

Nov. 7: Urban Peak Night Out, camping out for teen homelessness, First United Methodist Church,

Nov. 21: Empty Stocking Fund Opening Reception, Penrose House,

November Date TBD: Peak Military Care Network “Honoring the Brave” breakfast,

Nov. 23: November Noel Gala , Newborn Hope, The Broadmoor,


December Dates TBD: Holiday teas, McAllister House Museum,

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