List of events happening in Southern Colorado this weekend

SOUTHERN COLORADO — There are plenty of occasions happening throughout southern Colorado this weekend, here is a have a look at among the occasions.

Chile & Frijoles Competition: Sept. 23 to Sept. 25

The twenty eighth Annual Chile & Frijoles Competition will carry the warmth to downtown Pueblo. The competition will run from Sept. 23 to Sept. 25 on Union Avenue.

It will likely be open to the general public from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to six p.m. on Sunday. A $5 gate admission is required to enter the Chile & Frijoles Competition every day.

The aim of the competition is to advertise agriculture in Pueblo. A farmer’s market may have recent native merchandise accessible for buy.

Reside leisure, cooking competitions, a jalapeno consuming contest, a chihuahua parade, and chile roasting can be featured on the competition. Avenue distributors may also span throughout Union Avenue.

At 7 a.m. on Saturday, a sizzling air balloon flyover will happen. The balloons will fly over downtown Pueblo, Metropolis Park, and farms in Pueblo County.

For extra info, go to the Pueblo Chile Competition Web site.

Oktoberfest: Sept. 23 to Sept. 25

The web site says to “load up your automotive & come on out!” to the tenth Oktoberfest in Colorado Springs.

The occasion kicks off on Friday at 5:00 p.m. and continues by Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is free, however parking will price $10 {dollars} per automotive to assist cowl prices.

Totally different tasting packages and tickets for particular occasions could be seen and bought web site.

News5’s Sam Schreier will assist open the festivities on Friday by main the keg tapping ceremony at 6:15 p.m.

Different occasions embody a Dachshund Sprint on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., German Vineyards Wine Tour, and a Schnapps Tasting.

For a full checklist of occasion info, go to their web site.

Pikes Peak Regional Airshow: Sept. 24 to Sept. 25

The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow will take flight on the Colorado Springs Airport from September 24 to 25. Actions, planes on show, and flight performances can be part of the two-day occasion.

Under are ticket costs for the air present:

  • Adults Ages 15 & Over: $25 now, $30 day of
  • Youngsters Ages 14 & Beneath: $15 now, $20 day of
  • Lively Obligation or Retired Navy: $22 now, $25 day of

Parking for the air present is free.

No exterior meals or drink is allowed on the air present. Concessions can be accessible on the occasion. Proceeds profit the Fort Carson 4th Infantry Division Museum, the Peterson Air & Area Museum, and the Nationwide Museum of WWII Aviation.

The occasion may also function a KidZone! which can be hosted by organizations targeted on STEM.

Numerous airplanes can be on show earlier than the performances start.

The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow can be in search of volunteers and distributors that could be occupied with being on the airshow. Distributors should apply by Wednesday, July 15.

For extra info, go to the Pikes Peak Airshow Web site.

Harvest Fest: Sept. 24 to Sept. 25

The final weekend in September marks the annual Harvest Competition on the Vineyard at Holy Cross Abbey.

Visitors can get pleasure from meals alternatives from native produce to pizza, roasted chilies, and bread.

The occasion takes place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to six p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. The occasion is free however wine tasting is $10.

Organizers say the occasion will not be pet-friendly however service animals are allowed.

For a full checklist of occasion info, go to the Harvest Fest web site.
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