- listings6.gif: Wine & Cheese Tasting, Women Partnering Headquarters, 10 S. Institute St. $25. Taste an eclectic selection of gourmet artisan cheeses and fine wine from small estate wineries around the world as part of a fund- raiser for Women Partnering (a network of women who respond to the needs of financially vulnerable women and children). Fri., Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m. Call 963-5459 to reserve a space.
Chef's Harvest Festival, Julia Penrose Hall, 9 El Pomar Road. $65. Taste seasonal specialties from the top restaurants in Colorado Springs. Also featuring microbrews, wines, coffee, a silent auction, culinary demonstrations and live local music. Thurs., Oct. 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Call 866-2125 for tickets.
Single Malt Scotch Tasting, Warehouse Restaurant, 25 W. Cimarron St. $35-$40. Taste more than 35 of Scotland's finest scotches to benefit the Easter Seals. Thurs., Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call Christine at 574-9002 for more.
Whiskers & Wine (& Frankenstein) Fund-Raiser, The Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Drive. $50-$60. Silent auction fund-raiser for Dreampower Animal Rescue, featuring a dinner, dance, cash bar and critter costume parade. Sat., Oct. 29, 6 p.m. to midnight. Call 337-4570 for more.
The Blue Star Wine Tastings, 1645 S. Tejon St., 632-1086, thebluestar.net. $15 each. Featuring Argentinean Reds on Thurs., Oct. 20, 5:45 p.m.; Sinister Halloween Reds on Thurs., Oct. 27, 5:45 p.m. Call for reservations.
Coffee Seminar, Starbucks Coffee, 747 Citadel Drive East. Learn about the fundamentals of brewing a great cup of coffee and how to pair coffee with food. There are also coffee tastings. Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Call Sharon or Jessica at 591-9120 to register.
Powers Liquor Mart Wine Tastings, 5847 Palmer Park Blvd. Free. Featuring Wines of the World tasting on Sat., Oct. 22, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Call 596-4700 to register.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Events, 25 W. Cimarron St. Wine Tastings, $25 per person: Nov. 1, Spain/Portugal; Dec. 6, Martinis. Wine Dinners, $50 per person: Oct. 15, Southern France; Nov. 19, Germany. Call 475-8880 to RSVP.