Woodland Park Events

Woodland Park Calendar of Events


MARCH 2014

KIDSFEST
4/26, 9 AM-Noon
Ute Pass Cultural Center

There is so much to see and do at this children's festival! Visit the game area, discovery zone, bounce house, and the 20 hands-on activity booths represented by our early childhood community leaders. On stage performances: 10:00 - Dana's Dance, 11:00 - Corner Street Dance. Come see what programs and services are available for early childhood (birth to age 5) in our community. FREE Admission.
Kidsfest info

Creative Container Gardens
4/29, 11 AM-Noon
Woodland Park Library

Enjoy a presentation on how to create a creative container garden. Have your questions answered and learn some simple ways to start getting creative with your container garden today!
Container Gardening info

MAY 2014

Spring is here and it's time to get out of town! Spend a day, a weekend - or longer - Woodland Park is beautiful, peaceful, uncrowded - and closer than you think! Take the spectacular drive from Colorado Springs up Highway 24/Ute Pass - you'll be glad you did!


Organize Yourself
5/7, 1-2 PM
Woodland Park Library

Learn tips and tricks to organizing your life and everything in it with professional organizer Erin Snyder.
Organize Yourself Info


When you visit Woodland Park we hope that you'll stop into the Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center for comprehensive information on our breathtaking City.


BINGO with Ute Pass Kiwanis Club
5/8, 6:30-9 PM
Shining Mountain Golf Club

Come play BINGO on the second and fourth Thursday of each month! Come early and have dinner at the bar and grill. Proceeds used to benefit the children of Teller County.
BINGO Event Info


If you're a wine connoisseur Woodland Park is the place to be! There are several wine tasting rooms - all featuring Colorado Wines. Come on up and have a sip!


Ute Pass Kiwanis Taste of the Grape
5/9, 7-9 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center

This is the Kiwanis 4th annual wine tasting event. Many different wine varieties from around the area will be available for sampling as well as craft beers from local breweries. There will also be food samples from a number of the area restaurants.
Taste of the Grape Info


Who doesn't love a Farmers Market? Well, we know you'll enjoy the Woodland Park Indoor Farmers Market this season - every second Saturday from October through May.


Winter Indoor Farmers Market
5/10, 9 AM-1 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center

Autumn-Winter Harvest: Fruits and vegetables, jams, eggs, cheese, mustard, meats, dried beans, bread and pastries, salsa, pasta, holiday wreaths, game birds, organic turkeys, hot soup, alpaca yarn and knits, hot food and drink - and so much more!
wpfarmersmarket.com


While you're in Woodland Park - don't forget to visit our unique shops and boutiques - and have a delicious meal in one of our local eateries!


History Park Tour 10 AM-1 PM
Historic Walking Tour 10:30 AM
5/10, Behind Woodland Park Library

UPHS offers free public tours the second Saturday of the month from May through September. Come explore the museum buildings and learn some of the history of Ute Pass. Meet at the Museum Center for a guided tour of six historic buildings. Or, take the historic walking tour of downtown Woodland Park. Or both! The gift shop in the Museum Center building will also be open from 10 AM-3 PM.
utepasshistoricalsociety.org


ATTENTION BEER LOVERS: Woodland Park boasts several venues where you can enjoy local and Colorado-brewed beers.


"Where's my Mommy"
5/10, 1:30 PM
Dinosaur Resource Center

Little Chippy the chipmunk is wondering "Where's my Mommy"? She is celebrating Mother's Day with Mother Goose (aka Cathy Kelsay) at the DRC. What fun everyone will have laughing, singing and being part of this extra special show honoring our wonderful Mothers.
rmdrc.com


3rd Friday Art and Wine Walk
5/16, 5-8 PM
Downtown Woodland Park

Every 3rd Friday of the month, select businesses in old downtown Woodland Park are open extended hours for the monthly art walk event. Some will host special artists or special events. Have a glass of wine and join the fun. Take a walk on the art side!
woodlandparkarts.com/3rd-friday-art-walk


"Physics is Phun"
5/17, 11 AM-3 PM
Dinosaur Resource Center

Faculty from the U.S. Air Force Academy will present more than 15 physics demonstrations, many of them hands-on. The demonstrations use everyday objects like rotating stools, soda cans and scientific equipment like Van de Graaff generators and Tesla coils to delve into the scientific principles underlying electricity, magnetism, rotational motion, and air pressure. They will also explore the science of hot and cold by making pipes "sing" using a Bunsen burner and creating a banana hammer using liquid nitrogen.
rmdrc.com


BINGO with Ute Pass Kiwanis Club
5/22, 6:30-9 PM
Shining Mountain Golf Club

Come play BINGO on the second and fourth Thursday of each month! Come early and have dinner at the bar and grill. Proceeds used to benefit the children of Teller County.
BINGO Event Info


COMING SOON IN JUNE...

"JAZZ IN JUNE"
6/1, 2 PM
Pre-Concert: 1:30 PM
Ute Pass Cultural Center

FREE Jazz Concert Sponsored by the Woodland Park Wind Symphony
featuring four great jazz ensembles that will perform a variety of jazz music. Guests arriving between 1:30 and 2:00 will be treated to a "pre-concert" performance by the Dixieland Band known as Dixie Q. At 2:00 the official concert will "kick off" with a musical set provided by Woodland Park's own Big Band known as Swing Factory. This 19 piece ensemble under the leadership of Craig Harms, has established a respected reputation as one of the Ute Pass premiere Big Bands. Following Swing Factory will be performances by the Mark Bovee Quartet and the Colorado Springs Community Big Band under the direction of Floyd Frame. Performances by: Dixie Q (pre-concert), Swing Factory, Mark Bovee Quartet and Colorado Springs Big Band.
Jazz In June Info