Things to do in Pueblo Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Father’s Day 2022
Saturday June 18
Pueblo Railroad Museum, Union Depot, 200 West B St. | The Pueblo Railway Museum is rolling out its new Patriot engine, the usual Rio Grande and Missouri Pacific vans, and the Colorado & Wyoming #3 van to mark Fathers Day. The rides in the engine are $15 or $8 in one of the vans. Kids 3 and under are free. Cash or check only. Each train ride takes about 20 minutes. Volunteers will be on hand to talk about the trains, and there will be a hot dog stand for food – or walk a few yards to Union Avenue and grab some food from one of the restaurants there. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. For more information, call 719-544-1773.
Juneteenth Pueblo Organization, Ray Aguilera Park Pool, 843 W. Northern Ave. | Pueblo’s Juneteenth organization is holding its 44th annual Freedom Celebration. This year’s theme is fathers and freedom. There will be live music, a DJ, food trucks, other vendors, community resources and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friends of the Arkansas River Summer Solstice Festival, Arkansas River Trail | The Pueblo Archaeological and Historical Society will have a booth and ask you to bring your archaeological findings to show their volunteers and allow them to identify that special rock, piece of history, or object that interests you. There will also be exhibits and information on archeology and regional activities. The free the event begins at the new pedestrian bridge below the Fourth Street Bridge and Pillar Park on the bike path. The PAHS stand will be there from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..
More Summer Solstice Celebrations, Pillar Park, Levee Trail and New Pedestrian Bridge | Learn about the river trail, safety, recreation opportunities, nature and the arts. There will be a variety of tent organizations promoting recreation on the trail and in the water, and over 50 booths selling arts, crafts and more. Plus food trucks, live music all day, a late afternoon beer garden, and wine. And his free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Parade of Lanterns along the Levee Trail | As part of the summer solstice celebrations, this will take place from 7:30-9:30 p.m..
Thursday June 23
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Concert, Pueblo Memorial Hall, 1 City Hall Place | See and hear one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m.. Tickets range from $38 to $75. Buy your tickets online at pueblomemorialhall.com.
friday june 24
National Street Rod Association 37th Annual Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals, Colorado State Fairgrounds, 1001 Beulah Ave. | See custom cars lovingly restored and inflated by their owners during the annual Street Rod Nationals of June 24 – 26. hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for military personnel or anyone 60 and over; $6 for children; Where free for children 5 and under. food vendors will also be on site throughout the weekend.
Pueblo Crime Stoppers Bash with legendary rock band Great White, Pueblo Riverwalk, 125 E. Riverwalk | and local favorites Martini Shot from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the River walk. The cost is $25.
Until the end of June
Pueblo West Library June Art Show with Debbie Phillips, 298 S. Joe Martinez Blvd.| featuring art quilts, paintings, photographs, wood and recycled materials. The exhibition is free and open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until June 29 at the library.
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