• View from the Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Jeff Kochevar

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Local Colorado Events

Colorado Springs
Monday, September 7
5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

FREE concert and screening at:
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
N. 31st Street
(across from the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center)
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

5:30 p.m. Free concert featuring bluesman Willie Houston.
7:30 p.m. Outdoor preview screening of Ken Burns' THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICAN'S BEST IDEA. www.rmpbs.org/nationalparks

This special community outreach event, held at the foot of "America's Mountain" and Garden of the Gods, will focus on Colorado outdoor activities and build appreciation for our natural treasures and the region's history.

RSVP for this event
Visit rockledgeranch.com for more information.

 


Boulder
Saturday, September 26
starting at 6:00 p.m.

Rocky Mountain PBS, The National Park Foundation, Chautauqua, and eTown are collaborating for a special screening and entertainment event at Boulder's Chautauqua.

Chautauqua
900 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO 80302
303-442-3282
www.chautauqua.com/

6 p.m. Special musical guests hosted by Nick Forster of eTown
7 p.m. Sneak preview of THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA
(special cut) FREE and open to the public

The 12-hour, six-part series airs Sunday-Friday, September 27-October 2, at 8 p.m. on Rocky Mountain PBS.

 

Grand Junction
Sunday, September 27
starting at 7 p.m.

Live at the Avalon!

Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado National Monument have partnered to present:
THE NATIONAL PARKS - AMERICA'S BEST IDEA Live at the Avalon Theatre!
Other sponsors include Colorado National Monument Association and Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau.

Avalon Theatre
645 Main Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-263-5700

7:00 p.m. Live showing of THE NATIONAL PARKS - AMERICA'S BEST IDEA. Two hours. Open to the public. FREE. Come early for a good seat.

 
On wildlife: "They became the last refuge for magnificent species of animals that otherwise would have vanished forever."
 

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