- Springs Rescue Mission is collecting turkeys, sweet potatoes, pies and non-perishable foods for their holiday meals program that will serve over 15,000 meals through the next few months. Donate by Nov. 23 at their offices at 5 W. Las Vegas St., at any Colorado Springs King Soopers store or at The Grace Place, 2403 Templeton Gap Road. Call 632-1822 for more.
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.
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.
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.
An Evening at Le Cordon Bleu, Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave. $60 plus tax and gratuity. Featuring six courses of food paired with wine from the famed cooking school created by Chef Daniel Hoyle. Thurs., Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m. Call 685-9400 for reservations.
The Blue Star Wine Tastings, 1645 S. Tejon St., 632-1086, thebluestar.net. $15 each. Featuring 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.
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.