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Summer Bridge Festival, Bridge Center, 901 N. 17th St. $1. Social duplicate bridge game every Saturday at 7 p.m. through Aug. 28. Call 590-1575 or visit for more.

El Paso County Fair, 366 Tenth St., Calhan. $1-$6. The 100th year anniversary featuring a carnival, modified tractor pull, rodeos, motocross, demolition derby, animals and more. Runs daily through July 30, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 520-7880 for more.

C.A.R.E. Fair, Peak Vista Community Health Centers Family Health Clinic, 2840 International Circle. The Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting a health fair for uninsured or underinsured school-aged children. July 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Parents are encouraged to bring their child's immunization record to the event. Call Memorial HealthLink, 444-CARE for more.

Estemere Mansion Open Day, 380 Glenway St., Palmer Lake. $5-$8. Visit the 19th century mansion on the only day of the year that it is open to the public. Live music, art and more. No handicapped access, visitors need to bring socks or slippers to wear indoors, no smoking on the grounds. Sat., July 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 481-2323 for more.

Daylily Society Show and Sale, Spencer's Nursery, 1430 S. Tejon St. Free. Sat., July 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 475-0250 for more.

Watergarden Society Tours, July 30-31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit for more.

Relay for Life, Goose Gossage Stadium at I-25 and Fillmore Street. A 12-hour relay against cancer from 7 p.m., Aug. 19 until 7 a.m., Aug. 20. For info, call 636-5101 or

Obon Dance, Tako Japanese Restaurant, 1840 Dominion Way. July 31, 6-7:30 p.m. Watch and participate in this Japanese folk dance. Free, call 548-9257.

Western Collectible Show, Colorado Springs Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St., July 29-31. Show hours Fri., noon to 5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 100 dealers will be present, and an auction of 300 fine Western antiques will be held Sat., July 30 at 5 p.m. Call 685-9024 for more.

Rockin in the Rockies Car Show, Cowboy's nightclub parking lot, 3910 Palmer Park Blvd. A benefit for the Pikes Peak Quarter Midget Association, July 30, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration 7-9 a.m., call 683-8760 for more info.

The Arc's Summer Block Party, The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region, 12 N. Meade Ave. Free. Celebrate summer in the city with food, fun and dancing in the street. Fri., Aug. 5, 3-7 p.m. Call 471-4800 ext. 101 for more.

New Dawn Sertoma Car Show, Current's parking lot, 1025 E. Woodmen Rd. Free. See antique cars, motorcycles, street rods and more. Food, music and special appearances by the CSFD and more. Sat., Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 867-7805 for more.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Candlelight Vigil, Colorado Springs City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave. A candlelight vigil and ringing of bells for those lost and injured in alcohol-related crashes. Sun., Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. Call 380-8673 for more.

Elmohr Iris Society Iris Rhizome Sale, Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute. Free. Wed., Aug. 10. Call 475-0250 for more.


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