The Waldo Canyon planning process is about to begin, a little over six years after fire and floods damaged much of the forest and destroyed most of the trail. A new website provides links to the public survey and upcoming public meetings.
Only $20 to participate and all proceeds go to Creek Week. Starting at Oscar’s downtown, with stops at Tony’s, Gasoline Alley, and Supernova!
Help finish the Dixon Trail!
Sat, Oct 6, 7:30 am – 4 pm
Join RMFI and the Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park for a day of trail construction to finish and touch up the final trail segments to complete the long-awaited Dixon Trail! The Dixon Trail will connect the trail system of Cheyenne Mountain State Park at the foot of the mountain and the brand new Top of the Mountain (TOM) Trail.
City Council seeks volunteers for Planning Commission
A nine-member body appointed by City Council to review various land use development applications and legislative initiatives. Some land use applications are decided by the City Planning Commission, while others proceed to City Council for final approval. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends and Partner News
Benefit Pale Ale tapping at Fossil Craft Beer Oct 17!
Save the date–Wednesday, October 17, 5:30-8 pm is the tapping of our collaboration pale ale with Fossil Craft Beer Company! We had tons of fun making it, and hope you will like drinking it!
Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa for Bear Creek
Benefit for Bear Creek Nature Center
Sat, Oct 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Gold Hill Mesa’s Community Center
FREE family-friendly event!
Live music by Thunder and Rain, games,
crafts, face painting, petting zoo, and a variety of local vendors, including food trucks, coffee, jams & jellies, aromatherapy, and a walk-in clothing boutique. Great fun for all ages. Beer and wine by donation to the Nature Centers.
The Waldo Waldo 5K Grand Finale
Sat, October 20
The 2018 Waldo Waldo 5K Grand Finale is the final year of the Waldo costume theme! If you have friends and family who have “always wanted to do it” let them know it’s now or never! Come celebrate seven awesome years and let’s make this the best one ever.
Thousands of Waldos and Wendas will take to the streets in downtown Colorado Springs, Sat, Oct 20. Waldo Waldo is the region’s most popular untimed 5K walk and fun run. Local exhibitors, music, and food trucks all add to the fun. The money raised benefits local nonprofits that support Waldo Canyon restoration.