Things to Do

Snack Attack, two anniversary celebrations and more on this week's culinary calendar

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Wednesday, October 12:

The Margarita, 7350 Pine Creek Road in Colorado Springs, presents a six-course Polkura Wines Dinner at 6:30 p.m.; admission is $55. Call 719-598-8667.

Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue, hosts the Fall Dinner Series: Provence, France; Olivea will be highlighting specific regions of Italy, France and Spain, and this round highlights Provence, France, cuisine in four courses. Admission is $40 to $60; call 303-861-5050 or visit

Johnson's Corner, 2842 SE Frontage Road in Johnstown, celebrates 59 years in business with food-and-drink specials for 59 cents. It runs from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; call 970-667-2069 or visit

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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