August events in Northern Colorado plentiful

Aug. 4 Free legal clinic for those with no attorney, 2-3:30 p.m., old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins. Call the library at 970-221-6740 to sign up. These clinics also offered Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1.Aug. 4, DaVinci & Michangelo: The Titans Experience, world premiere, Otterbox Digital Dome, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets: 970-221-6738 or
Aug. 5, Colorado State University Community Open House and Stadium Grand Opening. Pitkins and Meridian Streets near new stadium. Parking lot opens at 10, open house 10:30-12:30. CAM the Ram, giveaways, inflatables and live music featuring singer-songwriter Brent Cowles. Ceremonial stadium grand opening 11:40. Noon: stadium gates open (complimentary ticket required). Rams practice scrimmage, 1- 3 p.m. See CSU website for details.
Aug. 6, Reception and book release for In Search of Harmony, an anthology and In Search of Harmony, Family Trees by local historian Lois Williamson Peltz, fourth generation Coloradan. In the gym at Harmony School, 2112 E. Harmony Road, 2-5 p.m. Info: 970-988-0563 or
Aug. 12, 16th Annual Golf Tourney to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County. Check-in 7 a.m., shot gun start, 7:30 a.m. Lots of games on the course. Ticket includes steak dinner after the tournament. Info. and sign up: or or 970-493-3401.
(970) 493-3401.
Aug 18, Fine Art Photography, 400 N. College in Fort Collins: Artist Talks 5:30-7 p.m. with black and white artists and juror Ann M. Jastrab, Ellen Cantor, Prior Pleasures Exhibition, Peter Brown, Man Lives through Plutonium Blast Exhibition. Public reception between 7 and 8 p.m. Info: https/, 970-224-1010.                                           Aug. 19, Livermore Community Hall  Estate Sale and Flea Market to benefit Livermore Community Hall. Furniture, household items, antiques, books, jewelry, china, glassware, vinyl records, baby clothes, items from the estate of Catherine Roberts of Roberts Ranch. Space rental $10-$25. Info or 970-493-9262, 970-484-2469, 970-221-0997.
Aug. 19-20, Fort Collins Farm Weekend cultivated by Associates in Family Medicine. An opportunity for visitors and residents to enjoy agriculture related events and activities and Fort Collins’ favorites: bikes, food and beer. Experience Tour de Farms on Aug. 19, a 50-mile bike ride to three Fort Collins farms and 3 Forks Progressive Farm Dinner, a casual bike ride to three different farms for dinner courses from food trucks. The ride ends at The Growing Project at Hope Farms with local beer, more food, bonfire and live music. Info. at
Aug, 26, Livermore Community Church, Community Appreciation Barbecue 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Booths by Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, Fire Department and Flight for Life. Kid-friendly games. Pulled pork sandwiches & a variety of sides. Everything free.

Aug. 26, Congressman Jared Polis will conduct  a town hall meeting from 2-3 p.m. at the Leeper Center, 3800 Wilson in Wellington. Free and open to all.
Aug. 28, Waverly Community Board regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., a Turning Point, Waverly School, 10431 N. County Rd. 15. All Waverly community members welcome. Agendas of upcoming meetings and accepted minutes of past meetings are available at the Waverly Community website: Info: 970-215-3156.

Aug. 31Sept. 3, Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department Fire Days. Friends of the Library Book Sale, Stenzel room, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., 8-11 a.m., Sunday. Parade of Fire, 8:45 a.m., Sat. Arts and Crafts Sale, 9 a.m-4 p.m. POA Bldg. and Firehouse. Mountain Gals Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Firehouse. Fire Truck Rides, 10 a.m.-noon. Bingo, 6 p.m. POA Bldg. Fun in the Park, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Helicopter on view 11 a.m.-1 p.m., BBQ, Morning Star, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. POA Bldg. Sunday: Lions Club Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., POA Bldg.

Looking Ahead

Sept. 4, First annual Fortitude 10k Run. Presented by the nationally famous Bolder Boulder 10k organization. Starts and ends on the CSU campus, runs through neighborhoods and finishes in the new football stadium. 10,000 runners expected. Register at

Sept. 9, Livermore Community Art Show, 4-8 p.m., Livermore Community Hall. Juried show of art from the Livermore area. Sparkling wine and gourmet desserts served. Raffle for two paintings by local artist and co-show organizer, Terry Butts. For more information contact Cindy Henk at
Sept. 16, Fort Collins 33rd Annual Historic Homes Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in 8 historic Fort Collins buildings. $25 pre-purchase, $30 day of tour at and beginning Aug. 16 at local outlets:
• Clay’s Ace Hardware, 1001 E. Harmony Rd.
• Downtown Ace Hardware, 215 S. College Ave.
• Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry St.
• Josephs’ Hardware & Home Center, 2160 W. Drake Rd.
• Perennial Gardener/Sense of Place, 154 N. College Ave.
Sept. 23, Gala of the Royal Horses returns to the Budweiser Events Center with their exciting new show, Carousel of Dreams. Tickets on sale now at the Budweiser Events Center Box Office, by phone at 877-544-TIXX (8499) or online at                                                                                                                                                               Sept. 22-23, Stockmanship, Stewardship, education and live cattle handling demonstrations. Speaker: Temple Grandin, Ph.D Info:

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