Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Marking See America Week

Experience Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak is celebrating See America Week, starting Saturday, with several events at the Visitor Information Center, 515 S. Cascade Ave. All events are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

May 12, Attractions Day: Area attractions represented. Plus a karaoke contest where participants will try their hand - and voices - at “America the Beautiful.”

May 13, Patriot Day: Free passports, guides and maps for active military.

May 14, Arts & Culture Day: Fine Arts Center personnel will welcome people. Conference room will become an art gallery displaying Elk Coloring Contest entries.

May 15: Heritage & History Day: Winfield Scott Stratton, Teddy Roosevelt and other costumed characters. Indian dancers from the Cliff Dwellings will perform at 10:30 a.m.

May 16, Adventure Day: Staff from Columbine Fly Fishers, Anglers Covey and Criterium Bikes.

May 17, Special Events Day: Representatives from Territory Days, Old Colorado City, the rodeo and the Colorado Balloon Classic.

May 18, Wildlife Day: Birthday party for the Experience Colorado Springs elk.

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