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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.

Second 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.

Moonlight on the Mountain, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road. $25-$30. Meet animals and zookeepers while enjoying music, appetizers and drinks. Proceeds benefit the Elephant Yard renovation. Thurs., Sept. 21, 5:30-9 p.m. Call 633-9925, ext. 116 or visit for more.

Chile & Frijoles Festival, Pueblo, Union Avenue between First and B Streets. Sept. 22-24. Festival opening at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m. 719/295-7200.

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.

Bonsai and Other Magical Miniature Landscapes, CC Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Free. Annual show by the Pikes Peak Bonsai Society. Sept. 23-24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 392-2532 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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