Colorado Springs Conservatory Visual Arts Call for Entries, pieces must reflect an aspect of the performing arts related to music, dance or theater. Awards include publication in their 2006 calendar. Deadline is Oct. 22. Call 577-4556 for more.
The Elves and the Shoemaker, Alleycat Theatrics Studio, 111 S. 7th St. Auditions for children ages 9-13 run Oct. 10-12, 5-8 p.m. Call 964-2906 for an appointment.
RetroMoto Toys Visual Arts Call for Entries, 738 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Accepting entries for their first toy-themed art show. Entries must meet one of the following criteria: hand-made toys, art made from toys (i.e. Legos), art depicting toys or a poem about toys. $1 per entry for children up to 18, $3 per entry for adults. Entries due Mon., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 232-5461 for more.
Commonwheel Artists Co-op Call for Entries for their Holiday Market that runs Nov. 18-Dec. 31. Artists should submit three to five samples of handcrafted gift items between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 3. Items can be picked up Oct. 6-8. Co-op retains a 40 percent commission from the sale. Call Susan at 687-2847 for more.