Event Maker is designed to be a streamlined way of taking e-mails from Apple's Mail application and creating iCal calendar events from them. In addition to this, Event Maker can also be used simply to make an event in iCal from scratch.
Event Maker allows you to create normal and all-day events and To Dos from a selected message in Mail.app or from scratch using quick launch scripts
While it is in Beta Event Maker is available for free
This release of Event Maker is not feature complete and is still under heavy development. If you have any feedback or other thoughts on Event Maker, then please get in contact with me at email@example.com