- St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church 100 Year Celebration, includes history tours and displays, special church services, guest speakers and an afternoon Greek party with food, live music and traditional Greek dancing. Runs Oct. 8-9. Visit stjohngoc-pueblo.org or call Gina at 598-3554 for more info.
Red Carpet Rollout, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. Free. Join the celebration to dedicate America the Beautiful Park with blues music, food, art and special presentations. Fri., Sept. 30, 5-9 p.m. Call 385-6528 or visit springsgov.com for more.
Ghost Walk through Pueblo, begins at the El Pueblo Museum, 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, 719/583-0453. $6-$7. Learn the stories of Pueblo's past while donating to the Pueblo Domestic Violence Community Task Force. The Task Force works to educate the community about domestic violence and its effects. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 7-8; Fridays from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Saturdays from 4-8:30 p.m. Call Carolyn at 719/553-2490 for more.
Breast Cancer Awareness Run -- Women on Wheels, Western Omelette, 16 S. Walnut St. $10 donation suggested. Run, walk or bike during this event to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Sat., Oct. 1, 9 a.m. Call 573-9242 or visit mountainshadowriders.com for more.
- Oktoberfest, Mountaindale Campgrounds, 2000 Barrett Road. Featuring live music, folk dancing, a bouncy house, scavenger hunt, raffles, horseshoes, volleyball, food and more. All proceeds benefit the American Red Cross and Home Front Cares. Sat., Oct. 1. Call 576-0619 or visit mountaindalecampground.com for more.
High Country Motorcycle Toy Run, Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum, 5865 N. Nevada Ave. All bikes welcome, toy drive benefits "Toys for Tots." Prizes, parade route, live music and more. Sun., Oct. 2, 11 a.m. Admission is one new or gently used toy. Call 487-8005 for more.
Women's Resource Expo, Ute Pass Cultural Center, Woodland Park, 210 E. Midland Ave. $5. Event includes informational speakers on women's topics, exhibitors, prizes and more. Dr. Zonnya, the "First Lady of Motivation," speaks. Sun., Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Debbie at 687-5284 for more.
Fall Harvest Festival, Manitou Springs Public Library, 701 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Featuring puppet performance, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making and bobbing for apples. Thurs., Oct. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 685-5206 for more.
Head Start-opoly, CC's Bemis Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave. $40. A fun and entertaining evening with personal stories of triumph and the success of Head Start. Proceeds will establish a foundation to ensure that the Community Partnership for Child Development can continue to provide early education programs for children in El Paso County. Thurs., Oct. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 635-1536 for more.
Mile High Hedgehog Show, Clarion Hotel, 314 W. Bijou St. Lots of fun for hedgehogs, their owners and the general public. Oct. 14-16. Visit milehighhedgehogs.com or call 964-4704 for more.
Bridal Festival, Phil Long Expo Center, 1515 Auto Mall Loop. Free. A day of tasting, listening, viewing and fun. Sun., Oct. 16, noon to 4 p.m. Call 303/400-7001 or visit bridalfestivals.com for more.