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3 Colorado Festivals Happening This Weekend

June 25th, 2019

There are a host of festivals around Colorado this weekend, so check out this list to get the inside scoop on the best. 1. Colorado Freedom Festival Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden, CO Jun 29, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM This year is the 5th year for the Colorado Freedom Festival to help veterans. The festival aims to raise awareness about veteran and military suicide by raising money for American Soldier Network and The Fallen Heroes Foundation. This year will feature bands including Queensryche, Extreme, Great White, Steel Heart, and Vixen! Prior to these bands, local bands Straight... Read More

Top 5 Things to do in Fort Collins This Summer

May 21st, 2019

While CSU may be out for summer, Fort Collins is still home to some great activities during the summer to do with your friends and family. Check out these five local events coming up to kickstart your summer!   1. Taste of Fort Collins Featuring excellent food, drinks, and local music, Taste of Fort Collins is the quintessential summer activity. This year’s headliners include Lovelytheband, Rick Springfield, DREAMERS, and Uncle Kracker. Food will be provided from local favorites, including Rita’s of Fort Collins, Tacos with Altitude, and local beer and cocktails. The festival will... Read More

An appetizing new way to see Denver

February 28th, 2019
denver food tour

There are many ways to experience one of the preeminent cities in the world, Denver, Colorado. A young, active, and diverse community has built a culture like no other, and the payoffs come in many different forms. If you’re like me, one of your favorite new aspects of living in Denver is the world-class food. While not historically known as a culinary mecca, Denver is showing that an old city can learn new tricks! Actually, in 2017, Zagat rated Denver the 4th most exciting food city in the Nation! That said, what better way to see the city then by a food tour? Enter Delicious Denver Food Tours;... Read More

Brews, Wreaths, Raptors and More—December 14-20 in Fort Collins

December 14th, 2018
Arlington Cemetery at Christmas time

As we approach the popular winter holidays, it’s super important to keep up on the happenings around town. Chanukah just wrapped up, Diwali was last month, and coming up in two weeks is Christmas, Winter Solstice, and Kwanzaa. But this is also December, and technically the first of a couple winter months, and those months also have important notices to check out. Wolf Picker IPA For example, those of us who follow the brew scene will likely want to know about the Wolf Picker IPA being released for a limited time. On Friday, December 14th, Odell Brewing Company is hosting the Wolf Picker IPA... Read More

May the Season Be Bright and Merry, and Full of Local Goods, Love, and Light—Fort Collins this Weekend

December 8th, 2018
Adopt a Family

In a time of so many busy days, there are plenty of things we get to do that keep us to ourselves—from raising our families, to working our 9-5 (or whatever shift you work), to simply sitting in the dark in your living room on a Friday night watching Netflix and eating Chex mix by the handful (anyone else? no? just me? Okay then). Check out some of these events to help get yourself connected as we approach the coldest days of the year. Wolverine Friday You already know about the First Friday Gallery Walk, so now, you need to remember one more stop on that list. Wolverine Farm Letterpress and... Read More

The Week of Giving is Upon us in Fort Collins—Colorado Gives Day and More

December 3rd, 2018
Zwei Brewing

It’s been said before, and it will be said again: Colorado, specifically Fort Collins, has its heart in the right place. We pride ourselves on giving and loving and being part of our greater community. We want that community to be safe, warm and bright all year round, but it’s never more apparent than when we get into the holiday season. Tuesday, December 4th, marks a very important day in our state: Colorado Gives Day. For those of us who are unfamiliar with Colorado Gives Day, it goes like this: we’re celebrating and increasing philanthropy statewide in Colorado through online giving. This... Read More

Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Time — Winter Holiday Cheer Ramping Up This Weekend

November 30th, 2018
puppy in a a santa hat looking all cute

As anyone who has ever lived near a growing community knows, the holidays are as chaotic and varied as trying to decide exactly what to get for the people you love, no matter what winter holiday you celebrate at home. December starts this weekend, and with it, so many winter events are coming to light. Buckle up! Beware the Cookie Cutters Downtown Fort Collins prides itself on being a hub of activity — with everything from the lights, to the shops, to the small-town feel that allows us to escape from the busy-ness of our lives. That small-town feel is brought into crisper view by the reality... Read More

A Little Bit of Magic, A Little Bit of Kindness, A Lotta Bit of Community — Fort Collins November 15th through the 18th.

November 16th, 2018
Santa Cops Larimer County

Santa and Co in FoCo Few things are more magical for families who celebrate Christmas among their winter holidays than Santa. Children clamor for a moment to experience the magic that is the man who gets so much attention around the Christmas holiday. This weekend, on Friday, November 16th, Santa will arrive at Foothills for the third year in a row. The Third Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival is on the East Lawn of Foothills, marking the season opening of what is deemed Northern Colorado’s largest outdoor ice rink, also known as The Pond! This extravaganza will feature US National-level... Read More

Brewery News, Charitable Good Causes, Always New Experiences — Fort Collins Keeping Busy in November

November 12th, 2018
Express Train

A Visitor Comes to Stay While Fort Collins is known for its craft brewing, and as a leader in the craft brewing scene, we’re still always happy to see new faces in our midst. Founders Brewing Company is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The company was founded in 1997, and eventually became a welcoming experience for all. In the last 21 years, the company has, well, come of age (so to speak), and is branching out to introduce some of its beverages in other states. Enter: The Founders Brewing Company Welcome Party at Black Bottle Brewery and at The Mayor of Old Town. Both locations will be... Read More

Creation, Charitability, and Content for the Masses—a look at Veterans Day weekend

November 9th, 2018
Operation Homefront

Whether you’re looking for culture of the theatrical kind or of the service kind, this weekend holds something that will get you involved or help you escape from the world around you, if only for a little bit. The Monster Within Quite possibly the most famous (and misunderstood) monster in our popular culture anymore is the one given to us a full 200 years ago by author Mary Shelley: Frankenstein’s Monster! This monster has been the subject of many movie depictions, novel adaptations, and stage plays. Just about anyone on the street could tell you who the monster is, even though they always... Read More