Come For Dinner... Stay For Death, a murder mystery at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $45 dinner and show, $73 includes room and breakfast. 473-4413. Fri., Aug. 23, 8 p.m.
Unhand Her, You Villain and Not My Cup of Tea, a double feature by the CastAway's Dinner PlayHouse Theater. $35 includes gourmet buffet. Reservations: 685-3700. Fri.-Sat., 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show.
Spoilers, a melodrama set in the Cripple Creek gold rush at the Butte Opera House, 139 E. Bennett, Cripple Creek. $11-$12.50, 689-2307. Wed., thurs., Sat. and Sun, 2 p.m. matinee. Wed.-Sun., 8 p.m. Through Sept. 1.
Yo Ho Ho and a Barrel of Fun an audience participation-style comedy pirate melodrama with a sing-a-long intermission and vaudeville style Olio at Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theater, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Show only, $12. Dinner and show, $23. 685-5104. Through Sept. 30.
Man of La Mancha at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m.
PPCC Masquers holding auditions for NUTS, a Broadway drama. 6 males and 3 females needed, as well as technical crew positions. Auditions by appointment Tues.-Thurs., Sept. 3-5, 3-8 p.m. Call 540-7314.
Rocky Mountain Collegium Musicum, a nonprofit based in Castle Rock, holding ongoing auditions for classical musicians for small and large ensembles. Volunteers and director are also needed. For more information, call Mike at 303/808-0247.
Become a Graner Music All-Star -- school kids of all musical backgrounds and levels invited to perform at the 4th of July Celebration at the Air Force Academy. Must attend rehearsals in June. To sign up, call Kath Davis at Graner School Music, 574-2001 or
Instruments needed for the Salvation Army Red Shield Community Center music program, a safe place for kids to hang out and learn. Currently, 20 students are enrolled and there are only 5 instruments available. Brass especially needed. Also needed are music instructors who can volunteer a few hours to teach. For details, call 328-0067.
Thursday Evening Drum Circle, a free-form percussion gathering for all levels at the Manitou Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. Free, 685-1861. Every Thursday night, 6:30 p.m.
Guitar Circle of Colorado practice and performance group meeting on a regular basis to work on exercises, technique and repertoire developed by Robert Fripp for the Guitar Craft courses on steel string guitars. All experience levels welcome. For details, call 499-0766.
Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation accepting old instruments to be refurbished and given to children unable to afford an instrument of their own. Bring your old instruments to Grainer School Music, 3490 W. Carefree Cir. and 3661 Star Ranch Road, or call 574-2001. Tax deductions will be given for the