Patriotic Laser Light Display in lieu of fireworks at the Air Force Academy. Thurs., July 4, 9:20 p.m.
Sky Sox home games, in Sky Sox stadium, at Powers Blvd. and Barnes Road, 591-SOXX (7699). Vs. the Calgary Cannons: Thurs.-Sat., July 4-6, 7:05 p.m. Sun., July 7, 1:35 p.m. Vs. Omaha Royals: Thurs.-Sat., July 11-13, 7:05 p.m. Sun., July 14, 1:35 p.m.
A Family Fourth at the Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, just inside the east entrance to Garden of the Gods. Thurs., July 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See Livelong Days, page 16, for more.
Historic Preservation Alliance Summer Tours featuring historic buildings and locales with area teachers and historians. $5, 471-3454. On Sat., July 6, 9:30 a.m.: The El Paso Club. Thurs., July 11, 6:30 p.m.: Fairview Cemetery. Thurs., July 18, 6:30 p.m.: Lowell School and South Downtown.
Pikes Peak Farmers' Markets, featuring fresh Colorado grown and organically grown produce, honey, flowers, plants, cheese and more. At Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Oct. 13. At Doherty High School, 4515 Barnes Road: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Sept. 29. At Memorial Park: Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through July 11-Sept. 27.
RiverFest at the Greenway and Nature Center, Pueblo. Featuring the 22nd annual Rolling River Raft Race and dance, the Duck Regatta and the Pueblo Songwriters contest. 719/549-2414. Sat., July 13.
Silver Key Summer Fair featuring a parking lot sale, silent auction, food, music, face painting, games and more to benefit Silver Key services. At 2250 Bott Ave. Sat., July 13, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rockin' Art on the Riverwalk festival featuring works by many artists and live music by Wallace Cotton & the Royals, Southern Comfort and Kenny Gonzales & the KGB, 11 6-midnight. Also featuring a corvette show. 719/547-3996. Sat., July 13, 11 a.m. Concert begins at 6 p.m.
The Mediterranean Dinner & Tasting Series at Primitivo, 28 S. Tejon St. Each dinner features three courses and 5-7 matched wines. $49, RSVP to 473-4900. Mondays at 7 p.m. On July 22: Languedoc region of France.