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 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. Announcing its new season: On Oct. 5: Gypsy Sock with award-winning Al Simmons.
Mountain Man Demonstration at the Fountain Creek Nature Center. Reservations required for all programs, 520-6745. Bird Banding Demonstration on Sat., Oct. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.
Children's Storytime featuring special guests from the stories every Friday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Dr. E. Free. Call 637-8282 for details. On Oct. 4-5: Biscuit the Dog. On Nov. 1-2: Froggy.