Calendar of Events
October would not be complete without Halloween festivities! From 11:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday, October 29, stop by the museum for a spooktacular Halloween History Hunt. Pick up a history hunt guide at the Front Desk, explore the exhibits, and visit our haunted house to hear stories and make a creepy crawly craft! Be sure to wear your costume and pick up a treat on your way out!
This is an open house style program – Stop by anytime before 1pm to join the fun!
Explore the development if skiing on Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain! This beloved activity and sport has changed from a backyard activity, to organized ski jumping at Edlowe in the 1920s (Silver Spruce Ski Club), and eventually to downhill skiing at Glen Cove from the 1930s on (Pikes Peak Ski Club). Learn about the key figures in local skiing and the challenges they faced developing and maintaining skiing on the Peak.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Don Sanborn, a second generation Colorado Native, was raised in Cascade, graduated in the MSHS class of ’77 and obtained a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Colorado State University. Don is President of the AdAmAn club, Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Barr Camp, has been on the board of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, has been Timing Director and Information Management Officer for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, has been on the Pikes Peak Marathon Race Committee, is Vice President of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Historical Society and a member of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Museum Committee. He has served as commissioner of the Pikes Peak Highway Advisory Committee and the Telecommunications Policy Advisory Committee for the City of Colorado Springs. He is married and in his free time likes to run, climb mountains, downhill ski and travel with his wife. Don hales from a family which has been very active on Pikes Peak. His Grandfather, Don Lawrie, founded and was first President of the Pikes Peak Ski Club, was the first Superintendent of the Pikes Peak Highway and the only person to drive completely off road to the summit of Pikes Peak. Don’s father and Uncle, Frank and Nick Sanborn both raced in the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Nick won the Stock Car division five times and was the Race CEO for many years.