Lake George Gem and Mineral Show featuring minerals fossils, jewelry, lapidary and more in Lake George, 38 mi. west of the Springs on U.S. 24. Free parking. For dealer info, call Bob, 748-1410. Fri.-Sun., Aug. 16-18.
10th annual Pasta in the Park, featuring a live auction, sauce cook-off, wine tasting and awards competition at the Colorado Springs School Trianon. $65, benefits TESSA. RSVP to 633-1462. Sat., Aug. 17, 5:30 p.m.
Colorado State Fair at the fairgrounds in Pueblo, CO. Featuring rodeos, concerts, rides, art and tons more. Visit http:/www.coloradosfair.com or call 800/444-3247. Sat., Aug. 17-Sept. 2.
Pride Worldwide: A Family Reunion (formerly known as PrideFest) sponsored by the Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Community Center in Acacia Park downtown. Sun., Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 471-4429 for more.
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 Aug. 19: Catalunya and Tarragona.
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 Sept. 27