Colorado Springs Innovation Summit, Penrose House Conference Center, 1661 Mesa Ave. $50. Discusses key issues associated with innovation processes and highlights examples of innovation in Colorado Springs. Fri., Nov. 12, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 262-3686 to register.
Taste of Thanksgiving, Whole Foods Market, 7635 N. Academy Blvd. Donations accepted for the Springs Rescue Mission. Sample holiday foods and get ideas. Fri., Nov. 12, 4-8 p.m. Call 531-9999 for more.
Goodwill Doll Sale, Southern Colorado Expo Center, 1801 N. Union Blvd. Free. Rare and collectible dolls of many kinds. Nov. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 635-4483 for more.
Puttin' Food By Event, Rock Ledge Ranch, off 30th St. by the entrance to the Garden of the Gods. $1-$5. Observe pork processing, sausage and soap making, cooking demos and more. Dress warmly and gather at the barnyard. Sat., Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 578-7666 for more.
Gingerbread and Jazz Gala, Historic Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande. $75/person. A fundraiser for the Child Nursery Centers. Sat., Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Call 632-1754 ext. 23 for more.
Fall Festival Bazaar, First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Crafts, food, jewelry, quilts, Christmas items and more. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Pat at 596-3778 for more.
Blending Family Conference, Woodmen Valley Chapel, 290 E. Woodmen Rd. A conference for step-parents or soon-to be step-parents. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 599-8652 to register.
Novemberfest in Green Mountain Falls, Pantry Gardens, 6980 Lake St., Green Mountain Falls. $8. Burgers, brats and beverages. Sat., Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. Call 684-2349 for more.
Auction of High Plains Church Unitarian Universalist, Olympic Training Center, 1 Olympic Plaza. Free. Sat., Nov. 13, 6:30-9 p.m. Call 260-1080 for more.
Weekend of Fun for Everyone-WOFFE, Corpus Christi Catholic School, 2410 N. Cascade Ave. Craft sale from 10-2, bingo 11-2, pot luck dinner/hoedown from 6-9 for $1. Garage sale from 8-3, early birds 7 a.m. for $3. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 632-5092 for more.
Craft Fair, Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Pikes Peak Community Club, NE corner of Hwy. 24 and Hwy. 67, Divide. Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Midland Depot Renovation Fund. Sat., Nov. 13, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Lisa at 687-7670 for more.
Liberty High School Craft Fair, 8720 Scarborough Dr. Free. More than 140 vendors present. Proceeds benefit teacher and student programs and activities. Sat., Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 282-2267 for more.
Ritz Grill and Vintage's Food and Wine Events, the Elbo Room at Ritz Grill, 15 S. Tejon St. Gruet Vineyard meet the winemaker, Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Call 520-5733 for reservations and prices.
"Building Connections" with Mark Scharenbrioich, Broadmoor International Center, 1 Lake Ave. $80. Keynote address in The Chamber's Annual Dinner. Fri., Nov. 19, 6 p.m. Reservations by Nov. 15 to 575-4385.
Art and Craft Sale, Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Free. Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Nancy at 385-6980 for more.