Gift of History Family Fun Day - CSPM
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Gift of History Family Fun Day

August 6 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Every year, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (CSPM) hosts the Gift of History – our largest fundraiser to support the Museum’s exhibits, educational programming and the preservation of our object and archival collection. This year, to kick off the Gift of History campaign CSPM is presenting a week of public programs to demonstrate how we fulfill our mission to build a lasting connection to the Pikes Peak region by preserving and sharing our cultural history. 

The Gift of History Family Fun Day, on Saturday, August 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. features FREE, family-friendly activity booths, puppet shows, crafts, live music, and food trucks. Discover how the Museum and our community partners provide the gift of history! 


  • Enjoy indoor puppet shows presented by Bear Creek Nature Center at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm
  • Color and learn about architecture with the McAllister House Museum
  • Design a coin with the American Numismatic Association
  • Explore the history of dogs with National Mill Dog Rescue
  • Learn the history of North Cheyenne Cañon Park though games and activities
  • Enjoy a variety of children’s activities with Pikes Peak Library District
  • Immerse yourself in history with Pikes Peak Library District’s green screen photo booth featuring images from their Special Collections
  • Make a paper bag horse puppet with the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame
  • Practice “typesetting” and learn the history of the Union Printers Home
  • Play games and check out Olympic torches with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum
  • Enjoy a photo booth, activities, and even a race car with the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
  • Explore CSPM exhibits, share your story through a game of “Connect 4,” and take on the #IAMCOS scavenger hunt challenge
  • Pack a picnic or grab lunch at one of our food truck offerings on the museum grounds
  • Enjoy live music from local bluegrass band, Countywyde from 11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. AND 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.


August 6
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
215 S. Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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