Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver, 303/477-7173.Open Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring Safety in Numbers, an installation by Sarah Doremus, Theresa Ducayet Clowes and Dania Pettus. Nov. 7-30. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 7, 7-10 p.m.
recreation and learning Saturday Mornings at the Zoo, Pueblo Zoo, 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo. $10 plus $1 materials fee. Children 7-11 years old, will sketch, paint, print, and make collages of wildlife from around the world. Live animals including a hedgehog, lizard, turtle and armadillo will be used as models. Every Sat., Oct. 25 through Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is necessary; call 719/561-1452 ext. 100.
High Tea, Peaceful Henry's, Guffey. Every Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. For reservations or information, call 689-6475.
special events Art for the Animals benefit, Willow Tree Frame Shop & Gallery, 222 F Street, Salida. Pet portraits and animal art. Proceeds from sales to Ark Valley Humane Society. Sat., Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reception and dog & cat show, 2-4 p.m. For more, call 719/539-6171.
Art Imitating Art, Tao Mundo, 137 W. 2nd Street, Salida. Area weavers have created woven pieces from photos or paintings; pieces will be sold in tandem and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Chaffee County Mentor Program. Show runs through December 31, 2003. Opening reception Nov. 14, 5-8 p.m. For more, call 719/539-5400.
theater Bullshot Crummond, a comedy about "diamonds, damsels and the second most dangerous man in Europe," The Impossible Playhouse, 1201 N. Main St., Puebo. $10. Nov. 7-8, and 12-15, 8 p.m. Tickets at 719/542-6969.
Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The Stage Theatre, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1245 Champa St., Denver. $26-$47. Nov. 28-Dec. 28. Also appearing at The Brown Palace for special Tea & Theatre performances. Tickets at TicketsWest or 800/641-1222.
Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats, Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy., Lakewood. 18-member company interprets the precision and grace of an art form honed by years of training and discipline - Chinese acrobatics. $27-$35. Thurs., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. For more, call 303/987-7845.