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Four events we're talking about in October

October 2003

1. El Greco to Picasso
The Denver Art Museum presents the rare opportunity to see 53 European masterworks from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featured artists include Renoir, Cézanne, Picasso, Van Gogh, and others. For more information, call 720-865-5000.

October 4, 2003 through January 4, 2004 Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wed. until 9 p.m.); Sunday noon to 5 p.m.?Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy. Adults $6, students and seniors $4.50, kids under 12 free. Special ticket required.

2. Komen Denver Race for the Cure
In 2002, this wonderful event attracted 54,684 participants and raised more than $2.2 million for breast cancer education, screening, and treatment programs. Come join the fun for a good cause this year. For more information, call 303-576-8705.

October 12, 7:30 a.m. Race begins and ends at the Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle.?Registration fees vary depending on age, visit www.raceforthecure-denver.com. Participants are encouraged to collect pledges.

3. Denver Botanic Gardens' Corn Maze
Great for the whole family, the Denver Botanic Gardens’ annual corn maze is five acres worth of fun. Test your directional abilities as you wind your way through the convoluted pathways. The 2003 maze is the most challenging yet! Visitors will also enjoy delicious food, craft vendors, barrel train rides, and a mini-maze for the little ones. For more information, call 720-865-3500.

September 1 through October 31 Fridays 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays noon to 8 p.m. Chatfield Nature Preserve, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton. Adults $8, seniors and students $7, kids 3 to 15 $5.

4. Colorado Mountain Club
This unique exhibition and sale features 27 artists renowned for their interpretation of the landscape. For more information, call 303-279-3080.

Where the Mountains Meet the Sky Sale Monday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th Street, Golden. Free.