Discount on History Colorado Membership

History Colorado is offering a 20% discount on memberships right now – the first time I think I’ve seen this offer!  The membership includes free admission to the History Colorado Center in Denver, free tickets and mine tours to the Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park, and free admission to more historical sites and museums. […]

A Visit to Penrose Heritage Museum (Formerly Called the “Carriage Museum”)

Last time we visited the Penrose Heritage Museum at The Broadmoor, it was called the El Pomar Carriage museum and they were working on an addition featuring the Pikes Peak Hill Climb.  We finally made it back this spring to see the new exhibit.


Farmers Markets Start Very Soon – Complete Schedule Here

Farmers market season is just about to start in the Colorado Springs area.  Most markets open in late May or early June and run through late September or early October. This year, there are new markets at Shops at Briargate; and the Cordera, Meridian Ranch, and Banning Lewis Ranch neighborhoods.  There are markets nearly every day of […]


Free Compassion Experience Event

Compassion is hosting another Compassion Experience event in Colorado Springs.  From May 21st to 24th, you can attend this free (ticket required) event at the Radiant Church: This free event features an interactive journey through the true stories of children living in developing countries like the Philippines, Kenya, Uganda and the Dominican Republic. In over […]


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 last month and enjoyed it greatly!)  In May, you can attend a chamber orchestra concert, jazz concert, choral concert, and a performance of […]


Kids Bowl Free Program Now Started at The Summit

Some bowling alleys are getting a head start on the annual Kids Bowl Free Summer program!  Most centers don’t start offering the deal until late May, but The Summit Interquest started the deal on April 11th and King Pin starts on May 2nd. If you’re not familiar with Kids Bowl Free, it’s a program allows you to […]


$10 Off Royal Gorge Train Rides (Select Dates)

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is offering $10 off tickets to their 12:30 PM weekday route from April 1st through May 26th: check out the details and the discount code on their Facebook page.


Friday Night Fireworks & Discount Days for Sky Sox Baseball

Colorado Springs’ minor league baseball team, the Sky Sox, opens their 2016 season at home on April 16th and as usual, have many discount days and promotions going on all season long!  Here’s a list of the family-friendly special deals that they are offering for this season: Sundays (11 games) – hot dogs for $0.50 Mondays […]


iT’Z Fun Card Points for Good Grades

You can take your report card to iT’Z and get fun card points for good grades!  An A will get you five points and a B will get you two points.  There’s a maximum of five grades per card, and you must claim your points within thirty days of the date on the report card.

Mesa Verde National Park

Free National Park Admission for 4th Graders and Their Families

If you have a fourth grader in your family, you can sign up for the Every Kid in a Park pass and the whole family gets free admission to all national parks for the whole year.  The fourth grader will need to complete an “adventure diary” in order get the pass, and be sure to […]