Ringling Brothers Circus at the World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. $12.75-$50, 576-2626. Or through Ticketwest.com. Wed., Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.; Thurs., Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 6, 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Fall Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 1401 Recreation Way. Historic interpreters dressed in period clothing invite visitors to go through four different eras in the occupation and development of the Colorado Springs area. Free pumpkins, entertainment, storytelling, music and wagon rides. Free. Fees do apply to some activities. Proceeds go to the Rock Ledge Ranch Living History Association. Sat., Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 578-6777.
First Saturdays at the MAT, family performances held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month at the Community Theater at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. $8, call 685-1861. On Oct. 5: Gypsy Sock with award-winning Al Simmons. More to come.
Family Theater presented by the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring The Haunted Orchestra on Sun., Oct. 20. More to come... Season tickets are $25 (holders may attend March 30 performance of The Green Chili Jam Band), individual seats are $9. Call 520-SHOW.