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Summer Nights in America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. Free. Featuring an evening of live music, performance and a movie. Thursdays, July 20 and 27. Music and activities begin at 6 p.m., movies begin at 9 p.m. Featuring Creating a Newsense with belly dancers and fire spinners, July 20, 5:30 p.m. Featuring Pale Room and Theatre ala Carte, July 27. Call 385-5421 or visit for more.

Colorado Springs Sabers Women's Premier Soccer League Home Games, UCCS Four-Diamonds Soccer Stadium, 5025 N. Nevada Ave. $3-$5 per game; season tickets available. Presenting matches July 22, 28 and 30. All games at 7:05 p.m. Visit or call 532-0765 for more.

17th Annual Courage Classic, 155-mile, three-day cycling fundraiser to leave Leadville and tour Summit County. July 22-24. Register online at or call 303/456-9704 for more.

53rd Anniversary of the Korean War Ceremony, Chapters' Monument in Memorial Park, 300 S. Union Blvd. Colonel John Cho will speak at the event. Sat., July 22, 10 a.m. Call 444-0399 for more.

Wrestling Summer Blast at the 2006 El Paso County Fair, El Paso County Fairgrounds, 366 10th St., Calhan. $6-$10 plus gate admission. Featuring six matches with the likes of Zach Gowen, The Patriot and Doink the Clown. Sat., July 22, 7 p.m. Call 719/520-7880 or visit for more.

Champions on Ice, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $67 and up. Many of the best from Torino will compete again in Colorado Springs. Sun., July 23, 3 p.m. Call 576-2626 for tickets or more information.

The 2006 Rocky Mountain Storytelling Festival and Workshops, The Wildlife Experience, 10035 S. Peoria St., Parker and Palmer Lake Elementary, 115 Upper Glenway, Palmer Lake. $5-$44. Featuring the West's best storytellers. July 28, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Parker and July 29, 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Palmer Lake. Visit or call 866/462-1727 for more.

Open Day at Estemere Victorian Mansion, 380 Glenway St., Palmer Lake. $5-$8. Tour this 19th century mansion and enjoy music, food and more. Sat., July 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 719/487-1086 for more.

Demolition Derby at the 2006 El Paso County Fair, El Paso County Fairgrounds, 366 10th St., Calhan. Featuring an $11,000 winner's purse; enter to compete by 4 p.m. day of event. Enjoy the competition, Sat., July 29, 6 p.m. Call 719/520-7880 or visit for more.

Toni&Guy Synergy, Paragon Royal Ballroom, 3125 Sinton Road. Featuring a demonstration on the latest styles in hair color as seen on many celebrities. Sun., July 30, 7-9 p.m. Call Lisa at 226-9277 to reserve a spot by July 17.

USAF Academy Wheels of Blue Car Show, USAF Academy, 2346 Academy Drive. Presenting a variety of activities. Fri., Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 333-4538 for more.

Aces and Amateur Texas Hold'em Tournament, Tre Luna Downtown, 123 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $15-$50. The Chamber of Colorado Springs presents an evening of networking and poker. Fri., Aug 4, 6-9 p.m. Call 575-4313 for more or visit

2006 Rocky Mountain State Games, various venues in Colorado Springs and Denver. Featuring competitions across 29 sports. Running from August 4-6. Visit for more information.

National Hummingbird Day, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S Cheyenne Cañon Road. Join licensed bird banders Fred and Tena Engleman to learn banding practices and much more. Sat., Aug. 5. Call 385-6086 for more.

The Spectacular August Holiday Showcase Tejon Street Bar Crawl, various bars along Tejon St. $12. Celebrate random events at ten different bars and drink with friends. Aug. 6. Visit for more.

19th Annual Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation Tournament of Teams, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail. $175. Featuring prizes and more. Mon., Aug. 7, 12:30 p.m. Call 471-8183 for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society Founder's Day Celebration, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Featuring the Home Town Fiddle Contest in conjunction with the Black Rose Acoustic Society. Sat., Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 282-0760 or visit for more.

Community Martial Arts Expo, Benet Hill Center, 2555 N. Chelton Road. Free. The Center for Aikido and Tang Soo Do Studies presents this informative event. Sat., Aug 12, noon to 4 p.m. Call 477-1244 for more.

Pueblo In Their Honor Air Show, Pueblo Memorial Airport, 31201 Bryan Circle, Pueblo. $5-$10. Featuring aerobatic performances, displays, flight simulators, children's activities and more. Aug. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 719/635-8803 for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society 9th Annual Cemetery Crawl, Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St. $3-$7. Enjoy presentations from actors dressed in period garb as Old Colorado City citizens. Sun., Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 636-1225 or visit for more.

A Celebration of the Life of Lu Lu Stroud Pollard, Colorado Springs Pioneer's Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Featuring a reception, tributes and a video presentation on this prominent local historian. Fri., Aug. 18, 5-6:30 p.m. Call 635-8888 for more.

Lake George Gem and Mineral Show, Lake George. Featuring fossils, minerals, jewelry and more. Aug. 18-20. Call 303/838-8859 for venue information and more.

American Discovery Trail Half Marathon and 5K Fitness Challenge, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $15-$35. Enjoy a 13-mile marathon or 5K fitness challenge to benefit the YMCA. Mon, Sept. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 265-6161 for more.

Pikes Peak Challenge, Barr Trail, Manitou Springs. Hike to the summit of Pikes Peak on the Barr Trail in this benefit for the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. Sat., Sept. 9, 5 a.m. Call 574-1634 for more or visit

Sweet 16 Sock Hop, Doubletree World Arena, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. $40. Enjoy a dinner, silent auction and dance to the music of Flash Cadillac. Sat., Sept. 16, 6-10:30 p.m. Call 475-1422 for more or visit

2nd Annual Robert's Race for Lung Cancer Research, Monument Valley Park. Offering a 5-K run or walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer. Sat., Sept. 16, 9 a.m. Call 303/913-1980 or visit for more.


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