Colorado Wine Tasting, The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron. $25. Tues., July 6, 6:30-8 p.m. For reservations call 475-8880.
Military Officers Association Picnic, Pikes Peak Chapter, Cadet Lodge, Air Force Academy. $12. Sat., July 10. Social hour: 11:30 a.m.; food: 12:30 p.m. For more call 633-8878.
Garage Sale, Community Church of the Rockies, 5620 Dublin St. Free. To support youth group for summer mission trip. Sat., July 10, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 531-6900.
Greek Festival, Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 2215 Paseo Rd. Free. Sat., July 10, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun., July 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. For more call 634-5678.
Blissfest, Torn Veil Coffee Lounge, 5152 Centennial Blvd. $5. Music, film, poetry & art festival. July 11-18, 6-11 p.m. For more call 599-0768.
July 4th Weekend Youth Arts & Culture Festival, Acacia Park, downtown. Free. Includes 12 noon performance of Urban Oliver and live rock and jazz by Colorado Springs Conservatory students. Fri., July 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more call 577-4556.
Manitou Springs Buffalo BBQ, Soda Springs Park, at the west end of the Manitou business district, free. Sat. Sun., July 3 - 4, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Ride for the Brand Rodeo, Penrose Equestrian Center, 1045 W. Rio Grande. $12.50. Sat., July 3, 6 p.m. For tickets call 520-7469. Free concert after rodeo. Longhorn Cattle Drive, downtown Colorado Springs, Fri., July 2, Noon.
Colorado Springs Philharmonic 4th of July, Memorial Park. Free. Sun., July 4. Activities begin at 7 p.m. Concert, 8 p.m. Fireworks display follows. For more call 444-7704.
Monument July 4th Weekend: July 3: 4-mile run, Palmer Lake; pancake breakfast; farmer's market and more from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. On July 4: Palmer Lake Center for the Arts art show, carnival and fireworks, music at Big Red stage and District 38 admin building to celebrate Monument's 125th birthday. On July 5: parade and street fair. For more call 481-2769.
Woodland Park 4th of July Celebration, Memorial Park, Henrietta St., Woodland Park. Free. Art, games, food, music. Sun., July 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Baddogs band from 3-5 p.m.For more call 686-0705.
Colorado XI, presented by Colorado State University-Pueblo, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo. Featuring musical July 4 celebration. For details visit website www.colostate-pueblo.edu/cmf or call 719/549-2126.
Double Eagle Hotel/Casino & Gold Creek Casino Events, 442 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek. July 4 Celebration, Sat., July 3 and Sun. July 4. For more call 719/689-5059.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival. Cherry Creek North Shopping District, Denver. Free. Sat., July 3 and Sun., July 4, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon., July 5, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more call 303/355-2787 or see
Eleven Mile State Park, Amphitheater, Lake George. Impressing Mother Nature, two-hour craft program for children with parents, Sat., July 3, 2 p.m.; Morning Bird Hike, Sun., July 4, 7 a.m. For more call 719/748-3401.
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, Hecla Junction Campground. Explore the Night Sky with Amy Duggins, Sat., July 3, 8:30 p.m. Also Salida and Buena Vista will have parades and fireworks on July 4. For more see
Patriotic Concert, University of Northern Colorado, Student Union Center, Greeley. Free. Colorado Masonic High School Band Camp. Fri., July 2, 7 p.m. Greeley Stampede Parade, Sat., July 3. For more see