Winter Break Out! Workshops for Kids! at El Pueblo History Museum. Children will explore history, art and science with tours and art science projects. Cost for six days is $20 which includes supplies! El Pueblo History Museum 301 N Union Avenue Pueblo, CO 81003
Jan 4th | 7pm
Artcorp – 313 Union Ave – is Hosting The B.VANT.GARDE Collective. Art Show Opening, Live musicans and DJ.
Jan 5th | 8pm
Artcorp – 313 Union Ave. Storytellers show-Featuring Wade Ridley, Liz Benfield, Steffen Williamson, Brad Galli, Marco Lara and John Brown! 21+
Jan 5 to Jan 19 | 9am- 3pm
Pueblo’s Free Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-off. Vision Recycled Aggregate located at 195 Vision Lane off of East 4th Street. Remove all decorations including tinsel, tree stands, wires or nails from trees. Trees must be dropped off at designated times only. Free mulch will be available to the public after 12 p.m. on Monday, January 21 on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call the Pueblo City-County Health Department’s Recycle Hotline at 719-583-4924. The Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-off is coordinated by the Pueblo City-County Health Department’s Environmental Coordinator Program and sponsored by Black Hills Energy, and Vision Recycled Aggregate and Landscaping.
Jan 7, 8, 9 | 6:30 PM
Open Auditions for “Rabbit Hole” by Steel City Theatre Company
Open auditions for adults and one teenaged boy to appear in a Pulitzer and Tony award winning play, presented by Steel City Theatre Company. Auditions Monday and Tuesday with callbacks on Wednesday. Audition packets available for download on our website: sctcpueblo.com.
Jan 10th | 6pm
“FRACKING – the Good and the Bad” League of Women Voters-Pueblo. Thurs, at The First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. 10th St. (Across the street south of the Pueblo County Court House.). Emcee, will be County Attorney Jeff Chostner. There will be talks from the Oil & Gas Co. and the Environmental points of view, followed by written questions from the audience.
Jan 11th | 5:30pm
CSU-Pueblo Women’s & Men’s Basketball Games
CSU-Pueblo will play host to Colorado Mesa. Come out and support our Thunderwolves! Women’s game starts @ 5:30pm and Men’s game follows @ 7:30pm. The CSU-Pueblo Ticket Office is located at Massari Arena on the CSU-Pueblo campus. The ticket office is open daily and a ticket manager is on duty 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days a week throughout the year in the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Offices, located next to the Ticket Office
Phone: (719) 549-2050 CSU Pueblo 2200 Bonfort Blvd Massari Arena Pueblo, CO 81001 (map)
Jan 12th | 5:30pm
CSU-Pueblo Women’s & Men’s Basketball Games. CSU-Pueblo will play host to Western State. Come out and support our Thunderwolves! Women’s game starts @ 5:30pm and Men’s game follows @ 7:30pm.
The CSU-Pueblo Ticket Office is located at Massari Arena on the CSU-Pueblo campus. Phone: (719) 549-2050 CSU Pueblo 2200 Bonfort Blvd Massari Arena Pueblo, CO 81001.
Jan 18th, 19th | 7:30pm
The Cat’s Meow.
611 N. Main St. – Damon Runyon Theater Pueblo, CO Tickets are $13. Call 564-0579 or visit www.runyontheater.org for reservations.
Jan 23rd | 7:00pm
Distinguished Speaker Series: Ray Kruzweil. Ray Kruzweil’s presentation will be on how technology will transform us. Ranked No. 8 among entrepreneurs in the country by Inc. magazine, Kruzweil was the principal developer of several techology-related items to include the CCD flat-bed scanner, the print-to-speech reading machine for the blind and the text-to-speech synthesizer. This presentation is FREE to the public! Colorado State University Pueblo 2200 Bonfort Blvd Occhiato University Center Ballroom Pueblo, CO 81001
Jan 26th | 7:30pm
611 N. Main St. – Damon Runyon Theater Pueblo, CO (map) Tickets are $23. $27 at the door. Call 564-0579 or visit www.runyontheater.org for reservations.
Jan 28th | 11:30am
Anne Stattleman of Posado will talk about Issues of Homlessness in Pueblo Reservation, $12, call 544-4956 Open to the Public, Please make a reservation.
Jan 28th | 7:30pm
An Evening of Jazz – U.S. Air Force Academy Band Chamber Recital Series. The U.S. Air Force Academy Band 2012-2013 Chamber Concert Series is a great event for the whole family! The concerts, which are free and open to the public, feature performances by different Air Force Academy musicians each month. Join us, The Pueblo Chieftain, U.S. Air Force Academy and the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, in supporting our Air Force and the art of music! Tickets are not required. Sangre de Cristo Arts Center 210 N. Sante Fe Ave Pueblo, CO 81003 (map)
Jan 4th | 5pm – 8pm
First Friday Art Walk
Every First Friday of the month come down to Historic Main Street and tour our many art galleries. Some feature wine and cheese. At each gallery you can meet some of the artists. Most importantly it’s free and lot’s of fun. Times generally run from 5-7pm. 719.276.3759 call 719-345-4070 or visit the website: www.theartistsgalleryonline.com
Jan 4th 10:00 am
‘SLV Museum Presents Images Of The Homeland’ with artwork by Carlos Savtistevan and Franke Zamora. The curator is Rick Manzanares, and this specific exhibit is of traditional Hispano Arts from the San Luis Valley. It will open on November 2, 2012 and will run for 3 months. Contact Info:719-587-0667
Jan 18th, 19th | 9am
‘Alamosa Ice Fest’
When the cold weather hits it’s the perfect time for our annual Alamosa Ice Fest! Come watch talented ice sculptors as they take enormous blocks of ice and turn them into art! This year’s theme is “Mascot Madness”, where local schools will have their mascots represented as ice sculptures! Contact Info: 719-589-2105
Jan 10th | 6:30 pm
“An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt” is a Book Club Roundup gathering which is free and open to the public. This event will feature Don Moon as President Theodore Roosevelt discussing “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America,” by Timothy Egan. Participants can read the book, bring a friend, and meet avid readers from the many book clubs of Colorado Springs. Gathering begins at 6:30 p.m., and the book discussion begins at 7 p.m. (719) 389-6607. Armstrong Theatre, inside Armstrong Hall, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Jan 11th | 10am – 6pm
Pots by the Pound
Featured Artists: Potters and Other Artists from the Pikes Peak Region. It’s already back again! The long awaited and popular “Pots by the Pound.” Save big at this annual sale for the art lover and bargain shopper alike. It’s no longer only pottery–we usually have prints, jewelry, glass items, wearable fabric and much more. At “Pots by the Pound,” members of Commonwheel and area artists clear their inventory at discounted prices. Pick your favorite pieces, have them weighed and cheer your good taste and good deals. It’s pennies on the dollar. This sale of sales includes beautiful pottery seconds and other discounted art items. Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829. (719) 685-1008. www.commonwheel.com
Calling all artists to bring in their seconds to Commonwheel Artists Co-op from 10 am – 6 pm on Wednesday, January 9 and Thursday January 10, 2013. Work may be replenished starting Monday, January 14 and throughout the sale.? Instruction sheet will be available in the shop on Monday, Dec 10, as well as Artist’s Information and Release Form.
Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 | 11: am
Story Time at the Library, Rocky Ford Public Library, 400 South 10th Street, Rocky Ford, CO 81067. Story Time is a free program open to all pre-school age children. Activities include stories, songs, games, simple crafts and lots of fun. For information, please call 254-6641 or stop by the library.
Jan 4, 5, 6
Koshare Winter Ceremonials For over fifty years the Koshare Winter Ceremonials have become a unique local Christmas tradition for Southeast Colorado. Join the annual celebration with a night of interpretive Native American dances from the Pueblos of the Southwest. More Info: http://kosharehistory.org/ Adults: $10 Students (17 & under): $5
Jan 26th | 5:30 pm
Picketwire Players Annual Gala. Picketwire Center for the Performing and Visual Arts. PicketwirePlayers.org. Picketwire Center for the Performing and Visual Arts 802 San Juan La Junta CO 81050 US
Arkansas Valley Community – The award winning a cappella sensation, Home Free, is a distinctive combination of comedy and music featuring five male vocalists with extensive theatrical and musical training. Each performance showcases a new, animated, and electrifying experience that draws audiences in and leaves them amazed. With a wide range of musical genres and songs done with only the human voice and microphones, you are left with a truly unique and incredible sound. Cost: $20 adult, $10 student at the door or season ticket (6 shows plus reciprocals), $50 adult, $25 student, $125 family. 719-384-8017. Otero Junior College – Ed Stafford Theatre. 1802 Colorado, La Junta CO 81050 US
Jan 4th | 7 pm
Collegiate Peaks Forum Series. Salida High School Auditorium. Dr. Scott Tinker Brings Premier of Global Energy Film, “Switch.” Dr. Tinker is director of The Bureau of Economic Geology and director of the Advanced Energy Consortium at the University of Texas at Austin. Considered among energy professionals to be a visionary in the energy field, Dr. Tinker will present this significant film on energy. According to experts, an entire energy education package is created in “Switch.” The film was made at remote and restricted nuclear facilities, at solar platforms, biofuel production centers, coal mines, and offshore oil platforms. All programs are free. For further information, go to www.collegiatepeaksforum.org
Jan 5th | 10 am
Collegiate Peaks Forum Series – Dr. Scott Tinker will speak on “What Does the Future of Energy Really Hold.” In his presentation, Dr. Tinker looks at all sides, from academia, industry, and government, as he weaves energy, the environment and the economy into his talks. A main mission in his work is to build bridges among the players in the complicated question of energy alternatives. Salida HIgh School Auditorium. All programs are free. For further information, go to www.collegiatepeaksforum.org
Feb 9th, 10th
Come watch ice sculptors carve ice into beautiful works of art that will amaze you. The Cripple Creek Ice Festival features numerous fun events to enjoy throughout the two event weekends. Interactive sculptures are available for event attendees to climb on and to have a Kodak moment. Several sculptures are made just for kids, with a fun ice slide, an ice maze, and carnival-type games that are all made of ice.
Jan 26th | 10:00 AM
The Arts Alliance of the East River Valley showcases the arts with something for everyone including live arts demonstrations, a gallery show, visual arts workshops, dance performances and classes, a children’s theater performance and so much more! Come celebrate arts of all kinds and the organizations that make them happen. 970-349-7487, email@example.com
Jan 19th | 7 pm
Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series. These unique and exciting races occur throughout the winter in and around Leadville. Utilizing groomed nordic ski trails and snowmobile trails, these races are a great way to keep riding and racing during the off-season. Three of the races are even held at night. A typical course is 12 miles with a mix of spine-tingling conditions. Cost is $20 per race.All proceeds from the race series go towards Cloud City Wheelers advocacy efforts. These races always end with plenty of tasty food and beverages, laughter and dang good times. Come on up and enjoy the ride!2013 Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series (Tentative Schedule).
Copper En fuego: January 19th 7pm. Copper Mountain hosts their second nighttime Winter Mountain Bike Race! Fireworks and more! Registration starts at 3:30pm at the Incline! Race starts at 6 pm
Jan 30th to Feb 3rd
Snowdown 2013. Winter festival in Durango. A parade(Friday at 6PM), music and events all over town
Jan 10th | 7:00 pm
SOMOS 2013 Winter Writers Series
Poet Hilda Raz and her son Aaron Raz Link will read from their collaborative memoir, What Becomes You, an exploration of gender… Harwood Museum – Taos, NM
Jan 12th | 8:50 am
Wilderness Devotions. El Nogal Picnic Area – Taos, NM. Seeking the sacred in the wilderness – all faiths and no faiths welcome. Meet at El Nogal Picnic Area, southside U.S. 64 and car pool from there. Well-behaved dogs welcome. For details, a ride, call Carol Mell, 770-0743.
Jan 12th | 7:30 pm
Taos Chamber Music Group presents Moving On. Music that motors includes Different Trains for string quartet and pre-recorded sound by Steve Reich and the world premiere of La Prose Transsiberien by Matthew Suttor with performance artist Douglas Fitch. Taos Community Auditorium – Taos, NM
Jan 17 | 7:00 pm
SOMOS 2013 Winter Writers Series
Spoken word poet and essayist Rae Marie Taylor will read from his recent collection, The Land: Our Gift and Wild Hope. Nasario Garcia, author of twenty-five books including poetry, nonfiction and essays will read from The Naked Rainbow and Other Stories and Grandpa Lolo’s Navajo Saddle Blanket. Harwood Museum, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM (575) 758-9826 harwoodmuseum.org
Jan 24th | 7:00 pm
2013 SOMOS Winter Writers Series. Spy thriller writer Brinn Colenda of Angel Fire will read from The Cochabamba Conspiracy. He will be joined by Michael McGarrity, the author of thirteen crime novels, the latest of which is Hard Country. Harwood Museum, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM (575) 758-9826 harwoodmuseum.org
Jan 31st, 2013 7:00 pm
2013 SOMOS Winter Writers Series. Lara Santoro, author of Mercy, will read from her 2013 novel, The Boy. Allegra Huston, screenplay writer and memoirist, Love Child, will read from her latest screenplay. Harwood Museum, 238 Ledoux Street, Taos, NM (575) 758-9826 harwoodmuseum.org.
SAGE (See Art Grow in Everyone) Art Academy is a Visual Fine Arts School for ages 3.5 and older and a gallery where local artists exhibit work. Small classes in a safe and nurturing space, taught by the owner, Kim Furrh, a degreed professional artists. Ongoing class enrollment. 203 N. Main St., sageartacademy.com, 719-696-9490.
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center Tue-Sat: 11am-4pm. Current exhibits: In A Moment; Mitchell, Dunn, Von Schmidt & Levinthal Sep8-Oct 27, Under Western Skies: The Arts Center’s Permanent Collection, Foyers: 20 New Friends through Oct 20, The Third Place in Hoag Studio: Amanda Wahl. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., 719-295-7200, sdc-arts.org
5th Street Art Gallery at 5th and Main Espresso Bar Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5pm Sat: 8am-2pm. Featuring: Freedom 421 N. Main St., 719-542-1209
Artcorp- 313 Union Ave Expression through paint is out specialty! Drop by Artcorp and a painting by yourself or with friends at our weekly painting events! No art experience require! All materials included! Take your painting home that day! Friday Nights: Posh Art Night. Make a painting based on a theme. 7-10pm 21+ $20 per person. Saturday Nights: Family Fun Art Night. Make an artwork with your family. 6-9pm. all ages $20 per family. Sundays: Art4healing workshop 2-4pm. Every Wed, Thurs and Fri, Spiritual Painting, 11am-1pm $20 per person. For More information please call Call 719-252-4512.
Blackdog Gallery at Sculpture Studio & Foundry Inc. Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat by appointment. 141 E. Industrial Blvd., Pueblo West, 719-547-3004
Colorado State Park Vistor Center Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm. Featuring Maureen Keenan “Something’s Fishy”., 719-561-9320.
CSU-Pueblo Fine Art Gallery Mon-Fri: 10am-4:30pm. Featuring Evanescent Beauty: Photographs from Antarctica by Liz Johnson and Tina Freeman” Hoag Hall Lobby, Capps Capozzolo Academic Center for the Arts, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., 719-549-2404
Cup and Bowl Studio Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm, Featuring: Laura Lester “Wine & Fig Leaves” 116 Midway Ave., 719-404-3469, cupandbowl.org
Cup ‘n Cork Featuring Sandy Bradley, 100 Broadway Ave.,
Daily Grind Café Mon-Sat: 7am-11pm; Sun: 7am-9pm. 209 S. Union Ave., 719-561-8567
Dancing Bears Fine Art and Custom Framing Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; in the loft at Life in Paradise. 286 S. Purcell Blvd., 719-547-3610
Deerfoot Studios Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun and evenings by appointment. 405 Midnight Ave., 719-561-1575, deerfootstudios.net
The Downtown Bar Daily: 7pm-2am (open at 5pm on Fris). 103 Central Plz, 719-544-1499, thedowntownbar.com
High Vista Fine Art Gallery Tue-Sat: 10am-4pm. El Pueblo History Museum, 301 N. Union Ave.
Infozone News Museum Mon-Thur: 9am-9pm, Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm, Sun: 1-5pm. Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave., 719-553-0205, infozonenewsmuseum.com
John Deaux Gallery Tue-Sat: 11am-5pm. 221 S. Union Ave., 719-545-8407, johndeauxartgallery.com
Lane’s House of Glass Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm; Sat: 9am-1pm. 111 Colorado Ave., 719-542-2210
LastLeaf Printing and Design Mon-Sat: 10am-7pm. 213 S. Union Ave., 719-582-0357
Life in Paradise Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm. 286 S. Purcell Blvd., 719-647-2184, lifeinparadise.com
Park East Restaurant and Gallery Mon-Thur: 5-9pm, Fri and Sat: 4-10pm. 720 Goodnight Ave., 719-371-6781
Pueblo Art Guild and Gallery Wed-Sun: Noon-4pm. 1500 N. Santa Fe Ave., Mineral Palace Park, 719-543-2455
Pueblo West Library Art Gallery Mon-Thur: 9am-9pm; Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm. Clay in Progression 298 S. Joe Martinez Blvd., 719-562-5660, pueblolibrary.org
Rio Bistro Café Tue-Fri: 11:30am-2pm & Tue-Sat: 5-8:30pm. 126 S. Union Ave., 719-253-0126
Sculpture@222 Open daily. 222 W. Abriendo Ave., 719-542-1370, johnwilbar.com
Solar Roast Coffee Mon-Fri: 6:30am-5:30pm; Sat: 7:30am-3:30pm, sun 7:30am-2:30pm. 226 N. Main St., 719-544-2008, solarroast.com
Steel City Art Works Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: Noon-5pm. Featured art by Ed Hughes, Dan Masimer and Kaley Rose. 216 S. Union Ave., 719-542-6838, steelcityartworks.com
Stenzel Fine Art Mon, Wed and Thur: 10am-3pm. 421 N. Main St., Suite 212, 719-252-9559 or 719-542-3917
Turf Exchange Visual Art Center Tue-Fri: 10am-5:30pm; Sat, 10am-4pm. 221 S. Union Ave., 719-545-8933
Buell Children’s Museum and Helen T. White’s Galleries Open Tue-Sat: 11am-4pm. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. Free for members. 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., 719-295-7200, sdc-arts.org.
Colorado State University-Pueblo Observatory Open 3rd Tue of the month: 30 minutes after sunset, 4028 W. 11th St (above the Nature Center). Call to confirm: 719-549-2683.
El Pueblo History Museum Open Tue-Sat: 10am-4pm. Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, military and students, children under 6 years free; Sat is Family Day: children under 12 free. 301 N. Union Ave., 719-583-0453, coloradohistory.org.
Greenway and Nature Center of Pueblo Raptor Center open Tue-Sun: 11am-4pm. 5200 Nature Center Rd, 719-549-2414, gncp.org.
InfoZone News Museum at the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library Mon-Thur: 9am-9pm; Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 1-5pm. 100 E. Abriendo Ave., 719-553-0205.
Pueblo Railway Museum Open Sat: 10am-4pm, or by appointment. 132 B St, 719-251-5024, pueblorailway.org.
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum Open Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm; Sun: 1-4pm. Memorial Airport, 719-948-9219, pwam.org.
Pueblo Zoo Summer Hours: 9am-5pm. Admission: $8 adults, $7 seniors and youth 13–17, $6 children 3-12, members free. Located in City Park, 719-561-1452, pueblozoo.org
Rosemount Museum Open Tue-Sat: 10am-4pm. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors, $4 children 6–18. 419 W. 14th St, 719-545-5290, rosemount.org.
Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center Open Tue-Sat: 10am-4pm. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children 6-12, Children under 5 free. 201 West B St, 719-295-1517, theheritagecenter.us.
The Steelworks Museum and CF&I Archives collect and exhibit materials related to the 121-year history of CF&I. Museum, open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, features the steelworks and mining industries in the West; 215 Canal St.
Pueblo Juggling Club Mon & Thu: 6:30pm. Calling all circus folk! Jugglers of all persuasions and levels are welcome. First United Methodist Church gymnasium, 310 W. 11th St. Contact: Ryan Kopp firstname.lastname@example.org
German Club Thu, Sep 20: 7pm, Banquet Room of Montgomery & Stewart, 13127 N. Main St. please use back entrance.
Arkansas River Barbershop Chorus. Seeking new members, practice 7pm on Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church 310 W. 11th Street. For more information call 719-543-1906