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Summer Nights in America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. Free. Featuring an evening of live music, performance and a movie. Thursday, July 27. Music and activities begin at 6 p.m., movies begin at 9 p.m. Featuring Pale Room and Theatre ala Carte, July 27. Call 385-5421 or visit for more.

Colorado Springs Sabers Women's Premier Soccer League Home Games, UCCS Four-Diamonds Soccer Stadium, 5025 N. Nevada Ave. $3-$5 per game; season tickets available. Presenting matches July 28 and 30. All games at 7:05 p.m. Visit or call 532-0765 for more.

18th Annual Venetian Village Neighborhood Yard Sale, areas bounded by Hancock, Templeton Gap, Columbine and The Floodway. July 28-29, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 635-1306 for more.

Open Day at Estemere Victorian Mansion, 380 Glenway St., Palmer Lake. $5-$8. Tour this 19th century mansion and enjoy music, food and more. Sat., July 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 719/487-1086 for more.

B.C. Surf & Sport Showdown, Goose Gossage and Briargate Skateparks. $10-$15 entry fee. Presenting a skateboard contest series with prizes. July 29, 10 a.m. at Goose Gossage and Aug. 5, 10 a.m. at Briargate. Register at B.C. Surf & Sport in Chapel Hills Mall; call 590-7873 for more.

Woodland Park Saddle Club Ute Trail Stampede Rodeo, downtown Woodland Park. $8-$15. Featuring two days of family and youth activities. July 29-30. Call 719/686-0126 for more.

USAF Academy Wheels of Blue Car Show, USAF Academy, 2346 Academy Drive. Presenting a variety of activities. Fri., Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 333-4538 for more.

Aces and Amateur Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, Tre Luna Downtown, 123 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $15-$50. The Chamber of Colorado Springs presents an evening of networking and poker. Fri., Aug. 4, 6-9 p.m. Call 575-4313 for more or visit

2006 Rocky Mountain State Games, various venues in Colorado Springs and Denver. Featuring competitions across 29 sports. Running from Aug. 4-6. Visit for more information.

National Hummingbird Day, Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S Cheyenne Cañon Road. Join licensed bird banders Fred and Tena Engleman to learn banding practices and much more. Sat., Aug. 5. Call 385-6086 for more.

The Spectacular August Holiday Showcase Tejon Street Bar Crawl, various bars along Tejon Street. $12. Celebrate random events at 10 different bars and drink with friends, Aug. 6. Visit for more.

19th Annual Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation Tournament of Teams, Pine Creek Golf Club, 9850 Divot Trail. $175. Featuring prizes and more. Mon., Aug. 7, 12:30 p.m. Call 471-8183 for more.

The Pueblo Performing Arts Guild Main Event, Main Street between Fourth and Sixth Streets. Free. Featuring music, art, children's activities and more. Sat., Aug. 12, 4-9 p.m. Visit for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society Founder's Day Celebration, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Featuring the Home Town Fiddle Contest in conjunction with the Black Rose Acoustic Society. Sat., Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 282-0760 or visit for more.

Community Martial Arts Expo, Benet Hill Center, 2555 N. Chelton Road. Free. The Center for Aikido and Tang Soo Do Studies presents this informative event. Sat., Aug 12, noon to 4 p.m. Call 477-1244 for more.

Pueblo In Their Honor Air Show, Pueblo Memorial Airport, 31201 Bryan Circle, Pueblo. $5-$10. Featuring aerobatic performances, displays, flight simulators, children's activities and more. Aug. 12-13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 719/635-8803 for more.

Old Colorado City Historical Society 9th Annual Cemetery Crawl, Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th St. $3-$7. Enjoy presentations from actors dressed in period garb as Old Colorado City citizens. Sun., Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 636-1225 or visit for more.

A Celebration of the Life of Lu Lu Stroud Pollard, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Featuring a reception, tributes and a video presentation on this prominent local historian. Fri., Aug. 18, 5-6:30 p.m. Call 635-8888 for more.

Lake George Gem and Mineral Show, Lake George. Featuring fossils, minerals, jewelry and more. Aug. 18-20. Call 303/838-8859 for venue information and more.

American Discovery Trail Half-Marathon and 5K Fitness Challenge, America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive. $15-$35. Enjoy a 13-mile marathon or 5K fitness challenge to benefit the YMCA. Mon, Sept. 4, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 265-6161 for more.

Pikes Peak Challenge, Barr Trail, Manitou Springs. Hike to the summit of Pikes Peak on Barr Trail in this benefit for the Brain Injury Association of Colorado. Sat., Sept. 9, 5 a.m. Call 574-1634 for more or visit

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