QVC Live Broadcast, Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitors Center, 1805 N. 30th St., 219-0108. Free, seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Filming the 10 City QVC Decade of Discoveries Tour on Fri., Aug. 12, noon to 2 p.m. Visit qvc.com for more.
Pasta in the Park, Colorado Springs School, 21 Broadmoor Ave. All That Glitters has produced a gold and diamond necklace with the TESSA logo on it to be auctioned at this fundraising event. Sat., Aug. 13, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Call 475-7160 for more.
Old Colorado City Historical Society's Founders Day Celebration, Bancroft Park, W. Colorado Avenue at 24th Street. A celebration with arts, music, re-enactment, a broomstick rodeo and more. Sat., Aug. 13, events begin from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 636-1225 for more.
Cripple Creek Salute to American Veterans Motorcycle Rally, various locations in Cripple Creek. Festivities include a tribute to police and firefighters, aircraft flyovers, blessing of the bikes, motorcycle rodeo, ride-in bike show, gold mine tours and much more. Aug. 18-21. Visit pro-promotions.com or call 487-8005 for more.
Lake George Gem and Mineral Show, featuring minerals, fossils, local specimens, jewelry, lapidary and field trips. Free admission and parking. Aug. 19-21. Call Richard at 303/838-8859 for more.
Tri-Lakes Chamber Business Expo, Soc 'n Roll, 16240 Old Denver Hwy., Monument. An opportunity for local businesses to display their goods and services for the community. Sat., Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit trilakesexpo.com or call 481-3282 for more.
Buddy Walk, Memorial Park, Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs. $12 registration, children 12 and under for free. The Down Syndrome Association hosts this 3-mile course through Manitou. Includes entertainment and breakfast. Sat., Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 633-1133 for more.