Summer Farmers' Markets, Downtown; America the Beautiful Park, Colorado Avenue and Cimino Street, Wed., 4-8 p.m., through Oct. 4. Briargate; Pine Creek Village Center, Briargate Parkway and Chapel Hills Drive, Sat., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. 7. Memorial Park; Union Boulevard and Pikes Peak Avenue, Mon. and Thurs., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. Doherty High School; 4515 Barnes Road, Sat., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. Old Colorado City; 24th Street and West Colorado Avenue, Sat., 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., through Oct. Manitou Springs; Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave., Wed., 4-8 p.m., through Aug. 30. 26th Street; 2601 W. Vermijo Ave., Sat., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Sept. 23.
Dinner with the Palmers, Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, 1003 S. Hancock Ave. $75-$130. Attend a Victorian style banquet and tour the cemetery in a horse-drawn carriage to support chapel restoration. Fri., June 30, 5:30 p.m. Call 630-7328 or visit evergreencemeterysociety.netfirms.com for more.
Manitou Springs Ice Cream Social and Pie-Baking Contest, Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave. Featuring music by Little London Winds and pie and ice cream scoops for $1 each. July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. To enter contest, visit manitousprings.org. Call 685-5089 for more.
Food Preservation Classes, CSU Cooperative Extension Office, 305 S. Union Blvd. $8 per class. Featuring "Pressure Canning," July 11. "Jams and Jellies," July 18. "Pickling and Fermenting Foods," July 25. "Dehydrating and Jerky," Aug. 1. "Freezing and Vacuum Sealing," Aug. 8. "Using and Preserving Herbs," Aug. 15. "Pie Fillings," Aug. 22. Call 636-8920 or visit coopext.colostate.edu for more.
Margarita at PineCreek Events, 7350 Pine Creek Road. Dinner and a Movie Series: Featuring Monte Python and the Holy Grail, June 30, 8:30 p.m. Five-course IRC dinner, Tues., July 11, 6:30 p.m. $50. Call 598-8667 to make a reservation or visit margaritaatpinecreek.com.
2006 Craft Lager Festival, Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave. $20. Attend a tasting with live music, awards presentations and more. Sat., Aug. 12, noon to 6 p.m. Call 633-2555, ext. 15 for more.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Dinners, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $50 per person. Saturdays at 7 p.m. Dinners include five courses and five wines. Wine Maker's Dinner, July 12, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Traditional American on July 15; Italy on Aug. 19; Pacific Northwest on Sept. 16; France on Oct. 21; Germany on Nov. 18. Visit thewarehouserestaurant.com for more.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Tastings, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $35 per person. Tastings include six wines and appetizers. Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Fall Collection, Sept. 5; Holiday Martinis, Dec. 5. Visit thewarehouserestaurant.com for more.