Top Thanksgiving events in Colorado Springs and beyond



Through Nov. 29: Thanksgiving Week in Vail — Ice skating, Gobble Gobble Hike, Kris Kringle Market and more, Vail Village, Vail;

Nov. 27: Turkey Skate — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., $5 entry, $3 skate rentals, cash only;

Nov. 27: Hungry Farmer Bands Thanksgiving Reunion — 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre and Event Center, 10 S. Parkside Drive. Admission is two nonperishable food items or small cash donation to benefit Care & Share; 476-2200,

Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Day Turkey Toss —  Watch wolves, coyotes and fox families eat turkey dinner, 9-11 a.m., Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide, $35, $15 for ages 6-11. Register: 687-9742,

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Nov. 28: The Salvation Army’s Free Community Holiday Meals — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 908 Yuma St.; Manitou Springs Town Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; Woodland Park Church of the Nazarene, 750 N. Highway 67, Woodland Park; Fountain Valley Senior Center,5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain; 636-3891.

Nov. 29: Black Friday Checkout — Free screening of “Frozen II,” 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., AMC Classic Colorado Springs, 1550 Pulsar Drive. Tickets:

Nov. 29: Black Friday Checkout — Free open skate session, 1:30-3 p.m., Sertich Ice Center, 1705 E. Pikes Peak Ave.;

Nov. 30: We Survived Thanksgiving Bash — With Kory Brunson Band, 7:30 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $5;

Dec. 1: Post Thanksgiving Day Hike — 1-3 p.m., Nature and Wildlife Discover Center, 9112 Mountain Park, Beulah, $5-$10. Registration:

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