Calendar July 2017


Through October, Open house schedule at 1883 Fort Collins Water Works, 2005 N. Overland Trail, Fort Collins. Free open house 10 a.m.-3 p.m. second Sat. of the month through Oct. 8. Interpretive center and tour guides offer insights into the architecture and construction of the buildings and engineering of the turbines, pumps, and filter system. Scenic stop for bicyclists. Info: 970 221-0533, or
Through July 16, Passing Through: Portraits of Emerging Adults by Kate Gridley, Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524 Provocative exhibition on the transition between adolescence and adulthood through life size oil paintings and sound portraits. Open Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m. $5 adults, $4 students-seniors, $1 youth, 7-17. Free for members and kids 6 and under. Info: 970-482-2787.

July 4, Old fashioned celebration at the Avery House, 328 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. Music by Blue Grass Patriots, games, Victorian dress-up for kids, tours, exhibits, food trucks. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
July 4, Community Celebration in Fort Collins: morning parade, musical performances at City Park, fireworks display over Sheldon Lake at City Park in the evening. Presented by the City of Fort Collins and Blue Ocean Foundation. For more info. see: fcgov.comjuly4th.
July 5, Steve Manschell Band, CSU Lagoon Concert Series, 6:30-8 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and picnic basket. Kids Rock 6-6:25 p.m. before the concert. This series continues on Wednesday nights through July. Info:
July 8, Boys and Girls Club Summer Bash, 6-10 p.m. Sonny Lubick Field, new on-campus stadium. Dinner, dancing, live-silent auctions and friendly football toss to support the youth of Larimer County. Info: or 970-572-2291.
July 8, Yoga in the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins, by Jolee Yager. $10 to benefit The Gardens on Spring Creek. Check in 8 a.m.-class: 8:30-9:30 a.m. 2145 Centre Ave., Fort Collins.
July 8, Monthly tour of old Fort Collins Waterworks. See “on-going.”
July 21, Summer Concert Series – Off the Clock, 7-9 p.m. Fort Collins Senior Center. A night of dance and romance with classic rock and country music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Info. And tickets at
July 22, Fourth Annual NOCO Urban Homestead Tour, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Three homesteads in Fort Collins, three in Loveland. Self-guided tour. To educate the public about a sustainable lifestyle. $15. See website for details.
July 22, Never Summer 100k race. See Fort Collins Running Club website for information.
July 29, Human Race 10k and half-marathon in Fort Collins. Sign up to “beat the trolley.” Info: fort (a green event)

Looking Ahead

Aug. 19, Yoga in the Gardens at Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins, with Jenn Smyth. $10. To benefit Colorado Moves to End Cancer. 8 a.m. check-in, class 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Aug. 27, Neighbor to Neighbor Annual Polo Championship Benefit, Two Trees Horse Farm, 1108 N. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, 2 to 5 p.m. Info: 970-484-7498.
Sept. 9, Local area artists and musicians at Livermore Community Hall. Watch for details.
Sept. 17, Equinox Half Marathon and 5 miler. 6:30 a.m. start for the half at Mishawaka. 5 mile start at Gateway Natural Area. Info: 970-402- 2337, or<
Sept. 24, 22nd Annual Doggie Olympics, City Park, Fort Collins Pavilion #7. To benefit Larimer Animal-People Partnerhip.

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