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August 2020

Silver West Air Fest

August 22 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free event! Fly or drive on out and enjoy our beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountains, airplanes, music, and food. At the airport south of Westcliffe, Colorado.

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September 2020

KLZR’s High Peaks Music Festival

September 11 @ 11:00 am - September 12 @ 6:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of one of Colorado’s most spectacular mountain ranges, this festival showcases amazing acoustic musical talent.

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Public Star Party: Andromeda

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Smokey Jack Observatory, 100 S. Adams Blvd.
Westcliffe, Colorado 81252
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Celebrate the arrival of our closest galaxy neighbor Andromeda in our night sky. Andromeda is a spiral galaxy that is located a mere 2.5 million light years from Earth. And for those interested in long term planning, The Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are expected to collide in ~4.5 billion years, merging to form a giant elliptical galaxy, or a large disc galaxy. The…

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October 2020

Public Star Party: Star Clusters

October 16 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Smokey Jack Observatory, 100 S. Adams Blvd.
Westcliffe, Colorado 81252
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Final Star Party of the season! Star clusters are groups of stars which are gravitationally bound. Two distinct types of star cluster can be distinguished: globular clusters are tight groups of hundreds of thousands of very old stars, while open clusters generally contain less than a few hundred members, and are often very young. Both types will be viewable in our night sky. The…

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