24th Annual Country Christmas Folk Art Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site at the east entrance to the Garden of the Gods Park off 30th Street. Adults $5, seniors $4, children (6-12) $1. For more, call Kathy at 636-2752. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 13-15.
Johnny B. Comedy and Magic, a free magic show at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Avenue. Donations will be collected to benefit the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross. Fri., Sept. 13, 8 p.m. Call 473-4413 for reservations.
Eighth annual BOMA/IREM Charity Golf Tournament at Gleneagle Golf Club Cost is $100 per golfer, which includes cart, 18 holes of golf, driving range and range balls, cocktails, food, prizes, giveaways and raffle. Proceeds benefit Assistance League of Colorado Springs and CASA. Fri., Sept. 13. For more, call Joyce at 633-7718.
Van Briggle Pottery Tour to benefit the Women's Educational Society of Colorado Springs. Building at corner of Uintah Street and Glen Avenue. Tours start every half-hour. $5, 481-3907. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fireweed at the Annual Shellenberger Missions Festival at the Mountain Community Mennonite Church, 643 Highway 105, Palmer Lake. BBQ chicken and Mennonite and Amish deserts. 330-8815 for reservations. Sat., Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m.
Sidewalk Scarecrow Days in Old Colorado City starts Fri., Sept. 13 with Scarecrow judging Saturday, Sept. 14. Visit
www.shopoldcoloradocity.com for more info.
Fifth annual Silver Key Golf Tournament at Pine Creek Golf Club. Cost is $600 per team or $150 per golfer. Mon., Sept. 16. Registration, 11 a.m.; Lunch, 11:15 a.m.; Shotgun start, 12:30 p.m.; Dinner and awards, 6 p.m. Call 632-1521 for more.
Third annual Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome at Memorial Park in Manitou Springs. Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. walk-up registration, 10:30 walk begins. Call 633-1133 or visit
www.csdsa.org for more information.
Overeaters Anonymous 22nd annual Colorado State Convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Woodmen Road and I-25. $60 for the weekend conference, $50 for Saturday only. For more, call 593-0761. Fri., Sept. 13, 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 15, 9-11 a.m.
24 Hour Fitness Tour de 24 Challenge, an indoor 24-hour bike marathon benefiting the American Cancer Society. Colorado Springs Sport, 3650 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, #197, 262-0024. Sat., Sept. 21, 1 p.m. to Sun., Sept. 22, 1 p.m. Registration ends Sept. 16, 2002.
Greening the Home Eco-Party with the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission. Hands-on workshop exploring ways to make your house more eco-friendly through water conservation, waste reduction and energy conservation. Small donation requested. Register by calling 632-6189. Mon., Sept. 16, 7-9 p.m.
The Political Vision of Islam featuring Professor David Weddle, chair of Colorado College's department of religion, in Gaylord Hall in Worner's Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. $10; RSVP by Sept. 17 to 389-6603. Thurs., Sept. 19, 7:30-9 p.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.
Eighth annual Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival in the Historic Union Avenue District, Pueblo. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22.
Earth Spirit Pagans full-moon ritual at the Grove in Monument Valley Park (just west of Boddington Soccer Field). Suggested donation: $1 members, $3 non-members. Sat., Sept. 21, 6:30-9 p.m. Backup date is 9/22 (same place and time). 800/731-2650.
Murder Mystery Fundraiser presented by the Pikes Peak Center on Deafness at Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Includes cocktails, dinner. $75. Potential sponsors and individuals are invited to participate. Sat., Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. 591-2777, or
A Step Back in Time, a benefit for the Cheyenne Mountain Heritage Center featuring Linda Purl at the Sheraton Hotel, I-25 and Circle. Includes gala luncheon, ragtime music, fashion show women's wear in the late 19th century. Sat., Sept. 28. For more, call 632-7000.