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Tri-Lakes Railroad Festival, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 125 Gleneagle Dr., Gleneagle, $3 - $7 museum admission. See the multi-ton steam engines (including the steam shovel), and compressed air locomotive in operation at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more, call 488-0880.

Ute Pass History Park Museum Opening, 122 Laurel St., Woodland Park (north of the new library). Free (donations accepted). Sun., Sept. 28, 2-4 p.m. Octover visitation hours, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, contact the Ute Pass Historical Society at 686-7512.

Silver Key Pumpkin-thon, Citadel Mall Food Court, 750 Citadel Dr. East. Includes pumpkin pie judging contest, pumpkin decorating, big pumpkin contest. To enter contests or adopt a pumpkin, call Arlinda at 632-1521.

Magenta Tie Affair, Theater at Venue 515, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs. $30; 2 for $50. A performance featuring the comedy and magic of Dream Masterz, and a party with appetizers, drinks and the music of Mamma Jamma. Fri., Oct. 3, Cocktails at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., followed by dancing until midnight. For reservations call 685-1861.

Manitou Springs 5K Mayor's Cup and Emma Crawford Coffin Races, Sat., Oct. 25. Kids 1K run, 10 a.m. Adult 5K run, 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 685-4433.

Service of Remembering and Hope, First Congregational Church, 20 East St. Vrain St. Free. Memorial service for families to honor all loved ones. Bring a new or gently loved stuffed animal to be distributed as a gift to a grieving child. Sat., Oct. 4, 5 p.m.

Innkeeper Dinner and Fundraiser, Wyndham Hotel, 5580 Tech Center Dr. $25. Fundraiser and silent auction for Lutheran Family Services. Tues., Sept. 30, 5 p.m. registration, cash bar and silent auction, 6:15 dinner an program. For more, call 635-2628.

Art and vocal music event, Smokebrush Foundation and Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave. $50-$75; proceeds of art sales to S-CAP. Lila Mori, Martile Rowland and several vocalists will perform. For more, call 578-9092.

Habitat for Humanity Hoedown, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain. $20 per person, $35 per couple. $10 Children 12 and under. Sat., Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. Reserve tickets by calling 635-3549 or Linda Rumbarger at 328-9482.

Farmers Markets, Mon and. Thurs.: Memorial Park, Pikes Peak Ave. and Union Blvd. Wed. Farmers State Bank, Meridian Road and US Highway 24. Fri: Woodland Park, on Hwy. 24. Sat.: Old Colorado City at 24th St., Doherty High School, 4515 Barnes Road, Lewis Palmer District 38 headquarters, 2nd Street.

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