We are revealing some hidden treasures in Old Colorado City this week. When was the last time you stopped in The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery? This unique treasure in Old Colorado City offers handmade sculptures that capture the American spirit and honor our heros. Michael Garman was just eight years old when he bagan sculpting his little characters. ”My dad was a very fine artist, he was the one who showed me how to make little pipe cleaner men.” Find incredible pieces of his craftmanship in the gallery, which are made right here in the Colorado Springs.
Honor the hero in your life with a Michael Garman sculpture this holiday season! Take advantage of these specials through Christmas.
Tuesdays: Free Gift Wrap on purchases of $100 or more
Thursdays: 30% off your entire purchase
Saturday, December 14: Free Gift with any purchase of $100 or more
Michael Garman’s Magic Town Attraction offers unique combination of Michael’s widely acclaimed scultputres and one of the worlds most unique attractions. Enjoy this 3,000 square foot handmade miniature city with a variety of scenes that change before your eyes. Magic Town is ready for the season with special decorations and characters just for the holidays. Come by on Sundays to enjoy being a kid in Magic Town, when everyone pays child’s admission, just $3.00.
Find The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery at 2418 W. Colorado Ave. in Old Colorado City.
Shop the Avenue Challenge
Can you purchase everything on Colorado Avenue? We say, yes you can! Gifts, toys, specialty food, art, fashion, wine, spirits, groceries, and more!
Shop for Art:
45 Degrees Gallery
Arati Artists Gallery
Michael Garment Museum and Gallery
Shop Specialty Gifts:
Earthen Artisan House
Everest Tibet Imports
Republic of Paws
Santa Fe Springs
The Holly Leaf
Windows of Heaven
Nice ‘N Naughty
Share with us your pledge to Shop the Avenue with #OCCchallenge.
Saturday, December 14, 11am-4pm
Sunday, December 15, 11am-4pm
Saturday, December 21, 11am-4pm
Sunday, December 22, 11am-4pm
Monday, December 23 11am-3pm
Christmas Eve, December 24 11am-3pm
Find out if you’ve been naughty or nice when Santa comes to Bancroft Park at Santa’s Cabin. Your visit with Santa, includes a photo for just $10, $5 for each additional photo.
Original Dickens Carolers
Sunday, December 15
Miss Kiddee and Friends
Saturday & Sunday, December 14-15
Broadmoor Academy of Music
Saturday, December 14
Old Town Plaza
6 wine bars, 6 regions, 6 wine and food tastings. Every Thursday in Old Colorado City. Tickets $48 + tax and tip (park and purchase at Motif). There’s a special holiday deal, too! Click here for more info.
Sunday, December 8, 1-5pm
The self-guided tour will take you through beautiful properties lovingly converted to Inns and located in the Old Colorado City historic district, Colorado Springs and quaint Manitou Springs. They range in style from Queen Anne Victorian to Arts and Crafts to Upscale Contemporary with varied decorating styles. Start your holiday season with a peek inn-side these historic treasures personally and professionally decorated for Christmas in the Rockies.
Tickets: Historical Society members $10 in advance or $15 day of the Tour. Nonmembers $20 in advance or $25 day of the Tour. Call for info about group ticket pricing. Tickets available in person or by phone at the Old Colorado City History Center- Phone 719-636-1225. Find our more here: www.occhs.org
When was the last time you were here?
Historic Old Colorado City has it all with galleries, boutiques, restaurants and coffee houses. Our tree lined streets beckon you to stroll and enjoy the largest concentration of independent retail establishments in Colorado Springs. Enjoy turn-of-the-century architecture and rich history from Colorado’s gold rush days. With Pikes Peak as its backdrop, Old Colorado City is easily accessible along West Colorado Ave west of I-25.
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