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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.

Community Garage Sale, The Soaring Eagles neighborhood at Hancock Ave. and Drennan Road. Sat., Aug. 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 534-0266, ext. 12 for more.

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 Street. $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.

The Pueblo Performing Arts Guild Main Event, Main Street between 4th and 6th streets. Free. Featuring music, art, children's activities and more. Sat., Aug. 12, 4-9 p.m. Visit 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.

Vintage Baseball Matches, Rock Ledge Ranch and Cripple Creek. Featuring the Colorado Territorial All-Stars vs. the Camp Creek Cloudbusters, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. at Rock Ledge. Four-team tournament, Sept. 9-10 in Cripple Creek. Visit or call 578-6777 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.

Mind Seizure Haunted House, Colorado Springs Flea Market grounds, 5225 E. Platte Ave. $13; $2 off with canned good donation to Care and Share. Running Sept. 29 through Oct. 31, Thurs.-Sun., 7 p.m. Call 527-3787 or visit for more.


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