Free Concerts This Month at Colorado College

Colorado College has a variety of free events that are open to the public each month, including concerts by both professional and student musicians.  (We went to see the USAFA wind ensemble this spring and greatly enjoyed it.) Concerts continue throughout the summer! During the month of June, there are several free Music at Midday concerts, which […]

Free Museum Passes via Denver Public Library

Sarah emailed me with a great tip: did you know that some libraries offer museum passes that you can check out?  PPLD doesn’t at this time, but the Denver Public Library does!  It looks like passes to History Colorado Center and the Denver Museum of Nation and Science are available to DPL patrons. I’m not […]

2-for-1 Deal at Caribou Coffee on Tuesdays & Thursdays in June

This month, Caribou Coffee is doing cold drinks buy one, get one free on Tuesday and Thursday after 2 PM.  Mention this offer from their Facebook page to get the deal for the month of June.  The same offer is also valid for a medium brewed coffee for $1.50 all day long in June.

Free “Step Into My Shoes” Events at Compassion

Compassion is bringing back their “Step Into My Shoes” events this summer at their headquarters: “Step into My Shoes” is a fast-paced fun, interactive three hour event that transports your family into the world of children growing up in developing countries. Hands-on activities like searching for water, firewood, building shelters will give your family a […]

A Visit to Great Sand Dunes National Park

I haven’t been to a ton of national parks yet, but if you were to ask me what my favorite one is, I’d say Great Sand Dunes National Park, hands down.  We’ve been there a handful of times and I think I love it more each time! A visit from family took us there last […]

Reader Request: Hair Stylist

I have been looking for a stylist for the past yearsince moving here to Colorado Springs and have gone through five. No one is able to cut my hair in the short spiky style I had or color my hair correctly with chunky blond highlights, not blended highlights.

Free Museum Admission for Kids This Summer (History Colorado Center + More)

Kids aged 18 and under get free admission to various Colorado museums this summer!  Through Labor Day, kids will get in free to the following museums: History Colorado Center Byers-Evans House Museum El Pueblo History Museum Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center Fort Vasquez Museum Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin Trinidad History Museum It’s […]

Free Wednesday Evening Concerts at Limbach Park in Monument

Concerts in the Park returns to Limbach Park in Monument starting Wednesday, June 8th!  There will be free concerts at the band stand from 7 to 9 PM on Wednesdays through July 27th.  Bring your own chairs and blankets.  The 2016 lineup of artists and more information can be downloaded as a PDF here. Here’s […]

Free Concerts at Gold Hill Mesa on Saturdays in August & September

The Gold Hill Mesa neighborhood will again have free concerts on Saturday evenings from August 13th through September 24th!  Concerts will be held on the green at 142 South Raven Mine Drive, and will take place from 4-8 PM.  Bring your own chairs and blankets, and a picnic if you want (I believe concessions are […]

Free Storytimes, Workshops, and Classes for Kids in June

There’s a variety of places that do a free or cheap event for kids every month: from crafts to storytime to cooking classes, be sure to check out the following places for their events that are going on each month. Barnes & Noble: Free storytime and Lego Club, usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Go here […]