Thanksgiving activities on and off campus


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Nov. 17, 2014

Samantha Morley
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No fridge. No oven. No microwave. No worries.

While many students may be staying on campus for Thanksgiving, there
are options at UCCS and around the city for those who want to enjoy the festive mood.

Thanksgiving on campus

The Lodge
Pre-Thanksgiving Meal
Traditional menu

When: Nov. 20 5 – 8 p.m.
How much: $7.75 (without a meal plan)
Munch Money and credit cards

Campus dining hours

The Lodge
Closes 8 p.m. on Nov. 26. Reopens on Nov. 29
Clyde’s Closed Nov. 28 and 29. Regular hours resume Nov. 30

University Center Closed Thanksgiving Open Nov. 28 and 29 night for sporting events in Gallogly Events Center

Charities on and off campus

On campus donations

Clyde’s Cupboard
Give and Gobble
Oct. 17 to Nov. 17

Students can sign up for food until Nov. 21. One student will be chosen on Nov. 25 to receive a full Thanksgiving dinner (includes turkey, green beans, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, yams and mashed potatoes, as well as ingredients to make a pumpkin pie).

Off campus donations

Marian House Soup Kitchen

Turkeys for Thanksgiving Meals. Accepting donations now until Thanksgiving

The Marion House
14 W. Bijou St.
Monday – Saturday
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Catholic Charities Castle Rock
2746 Fifth St. Castle Rock
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Campus dining hours
On campus donations

Thanksgiving around Colorado Springs

Stagecoach Inn
Thanksgiving dinner buffet
702 Manitou Ave.
When:Nov. 27
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
How much:$21 per person

Rustler’s Country Cafe
Thanksgiving Brunch
2886 S. Circle Dr.
When:Nov. 27
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
How much:Adults, $29
Children 6-12, $12.95
Under 6, Free
Seniors/Military, $26

Springs Orleans
Thanksgiving Brunch
123 E. Pikes Peak Ave.
When:Nov. 27
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
How much:$39 per person
$9.99 bottomless mimosas
Children 12 and under, $9.99

The Famous Steakhouse
Thanksgiving Day Feast
31 N. Tejon St.
When: Nov. 27
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
How much: $34.95 per person