Westside Neighborhood Association picnic, Bancroft Park, Colorado Ave. and 24th Street. Sun., June 29, 4 7 p.m. For more, call 575-9897.
Brown Bag Lunch series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 East Platte Ave. Free. Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. July 1: Golden Tones, a sax quartet from the 562nd Air National Guard Band of the Southwest.
Paint the Town Blue series, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Thurs., 5:30 -7:30 p.m. June 26: Joanne Taylor Rhythm & Blues.
Jazz in the Parks, Antler's Park, downtown. Wed., July 2, 6 8 p.m. 101st Army National Guard Jazz Band
Palmer Village Series, Pioneer Park, 200 S. Tejon. Wed., 6 8 p.m. July 2, Mountain Road Ceili Band.
Manitou's Soda Springs Park Summer Concerts, Thurs. 7 p.m. June 19 Fountain Creek Brass Band; Mon., June 30, Little London Winds. Go to
www.manitousprings.org or call 685-5089 for more.
Fairfolks Festival, Cohen Park, 8th and Brogue, Fairplay. Sat., June 28, noon 7 p.m.
Colorado College Summer Festival of the Arts, Children's Concert, Packard Hall. Free, but tickets required. June 26, 11 a.m. Music Festival Artists Concert featuring Dring, Dutilleux, Dahl, Mendelssohn, Packard Hall, Fri., June 27, 7:30 p.m. $5 - $15. Music Festival Orchestra Concert featuring Rossini, Bartok, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Packard Hall, Sat., June 28, 7:30 p.m. $2 - $10. Music Festival Artist Concert featuring Martin, Strauss, Turina, Zimmerli, Packard Hall, Mon., July 2, 7:30 p.m. $5 - $15. Music at Mid Day, Packard Hall. Free. Daily June 30 July 3, 12:15 p.m. For information, call 389-6607. Tickets at the Worner Center, 390-6098.
july Old Fashioned July 4 Celebration, Memorial Park, Woodland Park. Free. Fri., July 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.games, activities, entertainment, food; flag raising at noon. For more information, call 687-4239.
July 4 Jazz Festival, Memorial Park, Hancock and Pikes Peak avenues. Jazz and blues. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Otis Taylor and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic headlining. Free. Fri., July 4, 11 a.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Call 685-9655.
Family Fourth, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the 30th Street entrance to Garden of the Gods, Fountain Creek Brass Band, carnival games, traditional readings, Indian dancers, food. Call 578-6777 for more.
Greek Festival, Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 2215 Paseo Road, Sat., July 12 - Sun., July 13. Enjoy Greek foods, pastries, wine, gifts, music and dancing. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m. 7 p.m. Sun. Free. For more, call (719) 634-5678.
Victor Gold Rush Days, various locations, Victor. Kids activities, pancake breakfasts, vendors, dancing, mining contests, prizes. Fri., July 18 through Sun., July 20. For mining contest entry forms, call Jane at 719/689-4044. For general information, call 719/ 689-4022.
Slater Creek Community Fest, Slater Creek Healing Center, 2924 Slater Creek Road, Florissant. Arts, crafts, holistic health, gardening, drum workshop, food. July 19 20, Sat. 10 a.m. 5 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m. 4 p.m.
Pikes Peak Jazz Festival, Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park, $15 - $55. Featuring:Red Holloway, Plas Johnson, Bill Cunliffe Trio, Tony Monaco, Lewis Nash and others. For more information, call 687-5489.
Pikes Peak Folk Festival, Divide. Western vendors, artisans, crafters, children's park, chuckwagon food, plus bluegrass, folk and western style music. July 11 13, Fri., Sat., 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 686-8871 or visit