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Vintage Baseball Matches, Cripple Creek. Featuring a 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

Cornhole Tournament for Charity, Western Mining Museum, 225 N. Gate Blvd. $30. Come toss, drink and raise money for KPC Kids Place. Sat., Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit or call 761-7352 for more.

Indigo Mountain Nature Center "Rally to the Rescue," Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Raising funds and awareness for the cause of animal rescue. Sat., Sept. 9. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more call 748-5550 or visit

29th Annual CFA Fall Cat Show, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. $3-$5. View more than 30 types of cats, adopt a pet and more. Sept. 9-10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 471-2887 for more.

8th Annual Romp in the Park, Criterium Loop in Memorial Park, 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Free. All Breed Rescue & Training presents dog training demonstrations, contests, lectures, music, food, pet vendors and animal rescues. Sun., Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 264-6460 or visit for more.

VA Assisted Living Benefits Seminar, The Bridge Assisted Living, 2494 International Circle. Help recognize assisted living week. Mon., Sept. 11, 1 p.m. Call 630-3330 for more.

Terror Awareness, Preparedness & Prevention: A Citizen's Day of Knowledge and Empowerment, PPCC Centennial Campus Theater, 5675 S. Academy Blvd. Featuring Lt. Col. Joe Ruffini, author of When Terror Comes to Main Street: A Citizen's Guide to Terror Awareness, Preparedness & Prevention. Tues., Sept. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 540-7347 to register and 540-7653 for more information.

Excellence in Customer Service Evening, Antler's Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. $80. The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Foundation honors those businesses with great customer service plans. Tues., Sept. 12, 6-9:30 p.m. For more information, visit or call 636-5076, x100.

Stars Silent Auction, Antler's Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Benefits the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado Foundation. Thurs., Sept. 14, 3-10 p.m. For more information, visit or call 636-1056.

The Leechpit's 3rd Anniversary Barbeque, The Leechpit, 708 N. Weber St. Featuring music, food, drinks, giveaways and more. Sat., Sept. 16, noon to 7 p.m. Visit for more.

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.

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

The Rocky Mountain Concours d'Elegance Preview Gala and Benefit Dinner, Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Ave. $150. A fine antique and classic automobiles showcase benefiting the Sunny Vista Living Center. Sat., Sept. 16, 6 p.m. Call 290-9362 for more or visit

USAF Global Volkssport XXVI, Farish Recreation Area, Woodland Park. Sat., Sept. 16, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Turkey Creek Ranch Recreation Area, Rte. 115, Sept. 23, 8 a.m. to noon. Join Air Force members and families throughout the world during these 5k and 10k walks. Visit for more.

Sports Corp Ice Hockey Face-Off Luncheon, Penrose House Garden Pavilion, 1661 Mesa Ave. $25. Join coaches from Colorado College, the Air Force Academy and the Colorado Avalanche for previews of the upcoming season. Wed., Sept. 20, noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 634-7333 for more.

Red Rock Canyon Outdoor Climbing Competition, Hwy. 24 and 31st street. $20-$25. All ages and abilities welcome. Redpoint format; lead and top roping available. Sat., Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 481-9099 for more or visit

Bike with Pike Century Ride, from John Martin Reservoir to Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo. Follow in the footsteps of Zebulon Pike on a 100-mile journey. Sat., Sept. 23, 6 a.m. Call 719/583-8631 or visit for more.

The Woman's Club of Colorado Springs Fashion Show and Luncheon, Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave., $30-$40. Featuring fashions and food from Afghanistan. Wed., Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call 590-1436 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.

Summer Extravaganza Fashion Show, Casino Night and Dancing, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. $65. Benefits the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation. Sat., Sept. 30, 4:30-10 p.m. For tickets and more information call 599-9300.

Venetucci Farm Pancake Breakfast & Festival, 5210 S. US Hwy. 85-87. $4-$6. Bring the whole family for pancakes, children's activities and hayrides. Sat., Sept. 30, 8-11 a.m. For more call 389-1251 or visit

Self-Guided Solar Homes Tour, begins at the CC Tutt Science Center, 1112 N. Nevada Ave., and Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce Building, 354 Manitou Ave. $5. Sat., Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 685-5089 for more.

Rockledge Ranch Events, 3202 Chambers Way. Harvest Festival, featuring horse-drawn wagon rides, old-time music, pumpkin picking and ranch tours. Sat., Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. First Nation's Day, featuring American Indian dance, storytelling, food and art. Sat., Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 578-6777 or visit for more.

Seventh Annual Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $100. Wed., Oct. 25, 6 p.m. Call 634-7333, ext. 1009 for more.

Evangelical Christian Academy Auction and Banquet, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. $40. Featuring music, food and entertainment. Sat., Oct. 28, 4-10 p.m. Call 597-3675 for more.


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