Events on and off campus for spring breakers stuck in the Springs

Mach 14, 2017

Sandy Fales

sfales@uccs.edu

     If you’re stuck on campus or in Colorado Springs for spring break, you may be wondering what there is there to do besides playing pool or eating at Clyde’s for every meal. Here are some options to explore to make the most of your week break.

     Some are pricey while others are free, but there are options for every type of student.

     For information about Mountain Metro bus transportation, visit coloradosprings.gov/mountainmetro/page/route-information.

What: “Cabaret”

Where: The Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater, 3955 Regent Circle

When: March 25 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; March 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Free to students with student ID. Reserve tickets at theatreworkscs.org

What: Dinosaur National Monument Whitewater Rafting

Where: Dinosaur National Monument

When: March 27- April 2

Cost: $350, includes transportation, equipment, permits, guides and meals

What: “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Where: Pikes Peak Center, 190 S Cascade Ave.

When: March 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $57-$598

What: Manitou Incline

Where: 7 Hydro St., Manitou Springs

When: Daily, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free, including free public parking located behind the Tajine Alami Moroccan restaurant (10 Old Man’s Trail). A bus operates from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day with 20-minute travel time and will take you to the incline and back for free.

What: Memorial Park Skate Park

Where: 1605 E Pikes Peak Ave.

When: Open daily

Cost: Free

What: Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Where: 3550 West High St.

When: Daily, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

What: Pulpit Rock

Where: 6411-6415 N Nevada Ave.

When: Daily, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free Near to campus and a relatively short hike to the top, Pulpit Rock makes for an easy afternoon hike with a high-rise view at the end of mountains and the city.