See scorpions, then see the stars at Colorado National Monument
Scorpions, Scorpio and inspirational music by Paul Jensen mark this week’s free programs at Colorado National Monument.
Thursday, enjoy a ranger-led walk and discussion about scorpions. Saturday, Jensen and the Western Colorado Astronomy Club double-team for his concert from 6-7 p.m. and the club’s star party, 8-10 p.m.
There’s no admission fee but preregistration is required.
As your mother would remind you, wear sensible shoes and bring a flashlight if you’re hiking after scorpions.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Free public presentations at Colorado National Monument.
WHEN: Thursday “Searching for Scorpions” 8-9 p.m.; Saturday concert from 6-7 p.m. and star party from 8-10 p.m.
WHERE: Scorpions meet at Visitor Center; concert and star party at Saddlehorn Campground.
HOW: Events are free. Information at 858-3617, ext. 363.