Chilled Gourmet Summer Soup Tasting, The Prep Kitchen, 1005 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Taste Chef Walter Ruttimann's best chilled gourmet summer soups. Thurs. and Fri., July 10 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 329-1988.
Summer Fair and Silent Auction, Silver Key Senior Services, 2250 Bott Ave. $1. Sat., July 12, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Silent auction includes jewelry, dolls, tools gift certificates, furniture and more. Proceeds go to Silver Key.
Call for entries, Look What's Cookin', chili cook-off and competition; July 26. Benefit for Workout, Ltd. Entries $25 per person or $35 per team; due July 18. For information, call 471-4200.
Firecracker 5 K and 10 K Races, Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Place, Adults $18 23, kids run $5. Fri., July 4, 7 10 a.m. For more, call 635-8803.
Pasta in the Park, The Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave., $65. Pasta sauce and cook-off competition, silent and live auctions; benefit for T.E.S.S.A. For more, call 633-1462.
Gold Camp Living History and Old West Reenactment Competition, Cripple Creek. Free. Chuck wagon dinners, vendors, gold panning, costumes, Sat. night dance, Sun. Bonnie Bash, Red Herring Murder Mystery. Sat., July 12 Sun., July 13. for more, call 687-6955.