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Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, to benefit Workout Ltd., ProRodeo Hall of Fame, 101 ProRodeo Dr. $30/person, $50/couple. Silent auction, food and wine with elegant casual dress. Fri., Nov. 5, 6-9 p.m. Call 471-4200 for more.
Train Show, City Auditorium, 224 E. Kiowa St. $2 per adult, $5 per family. Nov. 6-7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call John at 597-7989 for more.
Breast Cancer Benefit from Hair Cuts, The Cellar Hair Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St. All proceeds from hair cuts go to local people benefiting from the Breast Cancer Foundation. Sat., Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 633-7074 for more.
United Court of the Pikes Peak Empire Coronation, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 Circle Dr. $30. The event of the oldest gay and lesbian organization in Southern Colorado. Nov. 6, 5 p.m. to midnight. Visit
http://ucppe.org for more.
Extreme Makeover: Church Edition, Common Ground Grand Opening, 6575 Oakwood Blvd. Prizes, gift certificates, childcare provided. A place for people who have given up on church but are still seeking god. Sat., Nov. 6, 10 a.m. open house, 11 a.m. worship, 12:30 potluck lunch. Call 660-7699 formore.
Ruth Washburn Preschool Benefit, CC's Gates Common Rm. Free to bidders on silent auction. Over 500 auction items. Sat., Nov. 6, 5-10:30 p.m. For tickets, advertising or sponsorship information call 636-3084 for more.
Bed Breakfast Innkeepers Conference, Pueblo Convention Ctr., Pueblo. Events for aspiring innkeepers and current innkeepers alike. Nov. 7-8. Call 800-265-7696 for more.
Divali- The Festival of Lights, CC's Gaylord Hall, Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. A celebration of the Hindu new year with south Asian food, music and performances. Mon., Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Core Technologies for Space Systems Conference, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Dr. An event focusing on hardware, software and systems integration technologies critical for the commercialization of space. Events for professionals and students. Nov. 8-10. Visit
www.spacecoretech.org for more.
Independent Restaurant Association Dinner, Briarhurst Manor, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $50 plus tax and gratuity. Dinner featuring chefs from Sencha, The Warehouse, Marigolds, Margarita at Pine Creek, Edelweiss, Paravincini, La Petite Maison, Jun and the Briarhurst. Tues., Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m. Call 685-1864 for more.
Media Executive Speed Chat, Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. $15-$20. Learn from high-level media executives with questions you ask them. Box lunch provided. KKTV, Clear Channel, CSINDY, KXRM, KOAA and KVOR represented. Thurs., Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 531-6333 ext. 1202 to RSVP by Nov. 5.
Hydroponic/Organic Grower's Conference, Wyndham, 5580 Tech Ctr. Dr. Conference featuring speakers, classroom-style presentations and roundtable discussions. Nov. 11-13. Call 800/321-5656 for more.
Colorado Springs Innovation Summit, Penrose House Conference Center, 1661 Mesa Ave. $50. Discusses key issues associated with innovation processes and highlights examples of innovation in Colorado Springs. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 262-3686 to register.
Taste of Thanksgiving, Whole Foods Market, 7635 N. Academy Blvd. Donations accepted for the Springs Rescue Mission. Sample holiday foods and get ideas. Fri., Nov. 12, 4-8 p.m. Call 531-9999 for more.
Goodwill Doll Sale, Southern Colorado Expo Center, 1801 N. Union Blvd. Free. Rare and collectible dolls of many kinds. Nov. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 635-4483 for more.
Gingerbread and Jazz Gala, Historic Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande. $75/person. A fundraiser for the Child Nursery Centers. Sat., Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Call 632-1754 ext. 23 for more.
Fall Festival Bazaar, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Crafts, food, jewelry, quilts, Christmas items and more. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Pat at 596-3778 for more.
Blending Family Conference, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Rd. A conference for step-parents or soon-to be step-parents. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 599-8652 to register.
Novemberfest in Green Mountain Falls, Pantry Gardens, 6980 Lake St., Green Mountain Falls. $8. Burgers, brats and beverages. Sat., Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. Call 684-2349 for more.
Auction of High Plains Church Unitarian Universalist, Olympic Training Center, 1 Olympic Plaza. Free. Sat., Nov. 13, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 260-1080 for more.
Weekend of Fun for Everyone-WOFFE, Corpus Christi Catholic School, 2410 N. Cascade Ave. Craft sale from 9-3, bingo from 11:30-3, pot luck dinner/hoedown from 6-9 for $1. Garage sale from 8-3, early birds 7 a.m. for $3. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 632-5092 for more.
Craft Fair, Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Pikes Peak Community Club, NE corner of Hwy. 24 and Hwy. 67, Divide. Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Midland Depot Renovation Fund. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Lisa at 687-7670 for more.
Liberty High School Craft Fair, 8720 Scarborough Dr. Free. More than 140 vendors present. Proceeds benefit teacher and student programs and activities. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 282-2267 for more.
Ritz Grill and Vintage's Food and Wine Events, the Elbo Room at Ritz Grill, 15 S. Tejon St. Gruet Vineyard meet the winemaker, Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Call 520-5733 for reservations and prices.