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Colorado Balloon Classic, Memorial Park, Free. Sat., Sept. 4, Sun., Sept. 5 and Mon., Sept 6: 5:30-9:30 a.m. country breakfast, 6 a.m. kickoff, 7 a.m. balloons ascend. Fri. and Sat. only: 4 p.m. concessions open, 5 p.m. concert and dinner, 7:30 p.m. balloon glo. For more, call 471-4833 or visit

Lagerfest, Soda Springs Park, Manitou Springs. $20. Fifty four microbreweries available with brew for sampling. Food will be available for purchase. Music by John Alex Mason, The John Wise Group and Me & Julio. Sept. 4.

Bike4BreastCancer, KOA Kampground, 8100 Bandley Dr. Kathy Betz and her staff will be available to speak while on her 3500-mile solo cross-country bike ride to promote breast health. Sept. 7. Call 888/906-2453 for more.

PPWFC Regional Career Fair, Sheraton Hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Many companies hiring. Wed., Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more visit

C46 Memorial Dedication, USAFA. The only WWII cargo airplane to be placed on the honor court at USAFA, joining seven other monumental bronzed warbirds. Thurs., Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to noon. Call 275-1422 for more.

Susan Komen Ultimate Drive, Phil Winslow BMW, 730 N. Circle. Test drive a BMW and for every mile driven, BMW donates a dollar to Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation. Fri., Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 877/423-7483 for more.

Metaphysical Celebration Fair, Phil Long Expo, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. $5/day. Sponsored by Celebration Bookstore. Sept. 10, 1-9 p.m., Sept. 11, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 634-1810 for more.

Folk Art Trunk Show, Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade St. Handcrafted santas, elves, witches, wizards and more. Fri., Sept. 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat., Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more call 473-4413.

Folk Art Festival, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, at the 30th street entrance to Garden of the Gods. Sept. 17-19. For more call 578-6777.

Walk to Cure Diabetes, Antler's Park Pavillion, Pikes Peak and Sierra Madre. 3K fun walk along Monument Valley Trail to cure Diabetes, food and entertainment provided. Sat., Sept. 18, 9-11 a.m. Call 633-8110 for more.

BioTechnology and BioInformatics Symposium, Penrose House Conference Center, 1661 Mesa. Ave. $100+. A symposium useful to researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, students and university staff. Fri., Sept. 24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 262-3686 for more.

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