William Shakespeare is often referred to as "The Bard of Avon" and as we approach his 450th. Birthday a group of Colorado Springs arts organizations have organized the first annual "Bardfest".

This festival takes place throughout the month of August with the brunt of the festival being a production of "As You Like It' preformed by UCCS's Theatreworks. For more information on this festival, please click here to visit their calendar of events.