Aug 20 2022
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Back to School Culture Fest

Presented by Lil' Miss Story Hour at Knob Hill Urban Arts District

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, Lil' Miss Story Hour will partner with Knob Hill Urban Arts District to host their 1st Annual Back to School Culture Fest!

With the support of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and the Pikes Peak Arts Council, we will celebrate the beautiful culture and heritage representing of all of our community members through stories, storytelling, a variety of art forms, musical guests, food, entrepreneurship, and more!  We will bring the heart of Knob Hill Urban Arts District to life for one magical day with live art, workshops, speakers, vendors, food trucks, a silent art auction, giveaways, and more.  In particular, this event aims to welcome our children back to school with a Lil' Miss Story Hour kids' corner, that will include a chalk festival, an anti-bullying workshop, story times, and more.  A backpack full of school supplies will be given to every child in grades PreK-3 through 5th attending this event!  Registration via Brown Paper Bag Tickets is required to receive a backpack.

Among some of our speakers, presenters, and entertainers will be Mayoral candidate, Yemi Mobolade; Pikes Peak Poet Laureate, Ashley Cornelius; and local hiphip duo sensation, Affliction Music.

Mark your calendars and bring the whole family to celebrate Colorado Springs art in the heart of Knob Hill and welcome our kiddos back to school!  This event would not be possible without the support of the following businesses, organizations, and community members: Belinda Ball-Delfin, Brianne Smith, Charles VanLandingham, Erin Bergquist­, Nithin Coca, Christine Borst Creative Studio, Recover Simply, Saturday Side Hustle, Izabella Stallman, Bonbon Bombadier, Nicole Decker, Whitley Hadley, Scott Jessup, Jennifer K. Yancey, Sam Stephenson, Converge, Marcella MacIntyre, Kaya and Conor McCluskey, Julie Deans, and Miss Vanessa's Piano Studio.

Admission Info

Free event

Registration is required for the school supply backpack giveaway.  See the ticket link above to register.

Individuals wishing to support this event through donations may do so via any of the following links:

Venmo: @lil-miss-story-hour (note: Back to School Culture Fest)
PayPal: (note: Back to School Culture Fest)
Cashapp: $nesscapades (note: Back to School Culture Fest)

http://Knob Hill Urban Arts District donation link 

For more information about this event, please visit, email Vanessa Little at, or message Vanessa Little at @lilmissstoryhour on Instagram.


Dates & Times

2022/08/20 - 2022/08/20

Location Info

Knob Hill Urban Arts District

2331 East Platte Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Accessibility Info

Event will be held outside in the space between Platte Furniture and Ace Loans and is ADA accessible.  Port-a-potties will be available.