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Historic Preservation Alliance Summer Tours featuring historic buildings and locales with area teachers and historians. $5, 471-3454. On Thurs., Aug. 15, 6 p.m.: Colorado Springs City Hall. On Thurs., Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m.: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

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 alive 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.

Evergreen Cemetery Historic Reenactment and Walking Tour featuring new characters. For details, cal 630-7328. Sat., Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., last tour leaves at 12:30 p.m.

Neighborhood Treasure Sale at Central United Methodist Church, 4373 Galley Road. 597-6642. Sat., Aug. 17, 9 p.m.

Black Forest Festival featuring a parade, flea market, booths, food court, live music, games and more at the Black Forest Community Center, Black Forest and Shoup Roads. Pancake breakfast, 6:30 a.m., $5. Ice cream social, $2. 495-2162. Sat., Aug. 17, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Colorado State Fair at the fairgrounds in Pueblo, CO. Featuring rodeos, concerts, rides, art and tons more. Visit http:/ 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.

2002 Good Times Car Show presented by Southern Colorado Mopars, Pikes Peak Camaro Club and Colorado Cruizers in Bancroft Park, 24th and Colorado Ave. $20 car registration, free to public. Benefits Canine Companions for Independence. 392-3715. Sun., Aug. 25, 9 a.m.

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.

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