Colorado College Summer Festival of the Arts, Summer Music Festival -- Student Chamber Ensemble Concert, Grace Episcopal Church. Free. Fri., July 4, 3 p.m. Summer Music Festival Concerto Readings, Scott Yoo, conducting. Packard Hall. Free Sat., July 5, 3 p.m. Titus Andronicus! The Musical, performed by Buntport Theater, McHugh Alumni Plaza, $10. Sat., July 5, 6:30 p.m; rain date July 6. Festival Artists Concert featuring Bach, Martin, Poulenc and Brahms, Packard Hall, Mon., July 7, 7:30 p.m. $5 - $15. Music Festival Orchestra Concert Stravinsky, Schumann, Beethoven, Packard Hall, Tues., July 8, 7:30 p.m. $2 - $10. Alumni Dance -- Dancers on the Edge featuring Sara Joel (now with Cirque du Soleil) and Sheldon Smith, Armstrong Theater, Fri., July 11 and Sat., July 12, 8 p.m. $2- $5. For information, call 389-6607. Tickets at the Worner Center, 390-6098.
Brown Bag Lunch series, Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 East Platte Ave. Free. Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. July 8: Dixieland Group, a sax quartet from the 562nd Air National Guard Band of the Southwest.
Sack Lunch Serenade, City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St. Thurs., noon to 1 p.m. Free. Silent movies accompanied by organ music. July 3 Tom O'Boyle.
Jazz in the Parks, Plaza of the Rockies South Concert Area, downtown. Wed., July 9, 6 8 p.m. Marc Sabatela Trio featuring Wendy Fopeano.
Manitou's Soda Springs Park Summer Concerts, Thurs. 7 p.m. Thurs., July 3, 101st Army Band. Mon., July 7, 562nd Air Force Band. Go to
www.manitousprings.org or call 685-5089 for more.
July 4th events 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. No coolers or pets. Free. Fri., July 4, 11 a.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Call 685-9655.
Tri-Lakes 4th of July Celebration, Monument and Palmer Lake. Free. Parades, street fair, inflatable carnival, arts and crafts fair. Kicks off with parade at 9 a.m.; fireworks at dusk (over the lake). Call 481-3282 for information.
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.
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.
July KVAY FreedomFest, Lamar. Admission free. Proceeds from food, activities go to Lamar Area Hospice. Sat., July 5, 1 p.m.; fireworks show at 10 p.m. For more, call 719/336-8734.
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.
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 719/748-9055 or visit
August Black Forest Festival, Black Forest Community Center, address. Free. Sat., Aug. 16. 6:30 a.m. pancake breakfast; 10 a.m. parade; flea market, booths, food, entertainment all day to 4 p.m. For more, call 495-8675.
Pikes Peak Bar-B-Q Festival, Chapel Hills Mall, Northeast parking lots, 1710 Briargate Blvd., Free. Sat., Aug. 9 - Sun., Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) Supports Operation Back To School, providing school supplies to local children. For more, call 597-1831 or visit