Kimball's Twin Peak Theater screens independent and foreign films for your viewing pleasure. Of course, there are also commercial films that are screened once in a while. A unique feature about this place is that they have a wine bar, which offers Bristol beers and 12 kinds of wines by the glass. You can also pick up a panini sandwich and espresso drink to keep you full. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
As the only comedy club in Colorado Springs, it attracts some of the best comics on the circuit. In the past Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres and Sam Kinison have graced its stage. The owner likes to mix the acts up so each week changes from straight stand-up to improv to the amazingly popular hypnotist shows. A small kitchen serves finger food such as nachos, chicken wings and cheese sticks. A full bar is available. Reservations are strongly recommended. Check the website for the schedule of shows.
This 193-acre park offers more recreation and entertainment options than most cruise ships. Besides the usual park offerings of tennis courts, ball fields, jogging paths and picnic shelters, it also offers swimming, fishing and sailing on Prospect Lake, as well as year round ice skating and hockey in the Sertich Ice Center. The park also plays host to the Colorado Balloon Classic and the annual 4th of July Celebration. Picnic shelters can be reserved in advance for family picnics and such.
This commercial gallery has been a trusted source of sculpture and finely crafted gifts for many years. Well known as a creative and unusual accessory store, it offers "ooh-look-at-that" kaleidoscopes, fashion jewelry, exquisite handcrafted furniture, hand-blown glass and many other exceptional creations in addition to sculptures. Different presentations and shows featuring local and national artists are offered throughout the year. Pricing can vary a great deal between inexpensive and expensive, but most items tend to be well priced for the quality.
Located in the bustling downtown district, The Modbo is an art gallery and event venue wrapped in one package. The gallery is host to art exhibitions showcasing the up-and-coming artists of the city. However, art shows are not all that this place has to offer. Poetry readings, live music gigs, cabaret performances are also hosted here on a regular basis. For those interested in learning different art forms, the art classes which are held here are of a special interest.
Named after Kathryn Lee Bates' poem, the park is a sprawling property with trails, manicured lawns, 40-foot tall obelisks and other installations. America the Beautiful Park overlooks Pikes Peak and at night the obelisks glow. The park is also popular for those interested in UFO sightings. Scores of visitors come with transmitters, trying to contact the other world; it's like a party out there. Opens everyday at 5a.
Situated at the foothills of Rocky Mountains' famous Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs has found its calling in adventure sports like mountain biking, climbing, trekking, horseback riding, river rafting and other outdoor activities. This city is also home to the US Olympic Training academy and the US Air Force Academy. Its various parks offer world-class attractions like the breathtaking nature-wrought sandstone pinnacles of the Garden of the Gods and the lush Manitou Incline, and are popular with eco-tours that allow visitors to discover nature in its uninhibited splendor.