Calendar, September 2014

Sept. 3, Wilderness Art Exhibition featuring the work of 14 local artists to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Bas Bleu Theatre Gallery, through Oct. 31. Info: 970-498-9340,
Sept. 4, Sixth Annual Life Saver’s Breakfast, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Fort Collins Hilton, sponsored by Alliance for Suicide Prevention for Larimer County. Info: or 970-482-2209.
Sept. 4, Nature Nuggets, Frisky Squirrel’s Hunt, 10-11 a.m. Meet at parking lot, Dixon Reservoir off County Road 42C. Interactive program for children 3-7 and parents. Free. No registration required. Part of a series of nature programs including night walks, sky gazing, Soapstone geology, hike to a homestead and a nature festival sponsored by the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department. For a full listing visit or call 970-416-2815.
Sept. 5-6, Fourth Annual Creative Field Conference. Theme: Becoming A Sun, based on a book by the same name. “Participants can expect to find power and love within themselves while discovering ways to bring love to the world.” Sunrise Ranch, 100 Sunrise Ranch Road, Loveland. $297. Info. and to register: or email
Sept. 6, Archaeology of Livermore area presentation Red Feather Historical Society, Info:
Sept. 6-7. 20-21, Internet-based home study hunter education class. Also scheduled for Oct. 4-5; Jan. 3-4, 2015. Sportsman’s Warehouse, 1675 Rocky Mountain Way, Loveland. Info: 970-493-1148 or
Sept. 7, Wellington Faith Community Choir rehearsals for “The Night Before Christmas,” 11:45 a.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 8322 2nd St, Wellington.
Sept. 7, Fort Collins Club Triathon/Duathlon, 7 a.m., EPIC, 1801 Riverside Ave. $65. Info:
Sept. 8, Chapping Fore Charities, round of golf, two meals, two chances to win prizes. To benefit local non-profits. Info:
Sept. 10, Virginia Dale Community Club, member meeting, 1 p.m. Info: Sylvia Garofalo, 970495-1828.
Sept. 13, Superstars Sports Challenge, Rolland Moore Park, Fort Collins. Dodgeball, volleyball, life-size Scrabble, water obstacle course, big wheel bike relay. Form a team! Info:
Sept. 13, First Annual Western History and Culture Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Virginia Dale Stage Station. Free. A chance to learn about life in the 1860s. Email to express interest in the event. For more details see Roamin’ the Range, or call Marcie Wells, 970-568-7646.
Sept. 13, Engine Event, Fry’s Auto Care in LaPorte. Info: or 970-484-0466.
Sept. 13, Colorado State University Football vs. UC Davis. Info:
Sept. 20, Quilt Show, historic Buckeye School, 935 WCR 80, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Contemporary and traditional quilts. Free. Donations help to preserve Buckeye School.
Sept. 20, Fort Collins Take Steps Walk, 3-6 p.m., City Park, Fort Collins, to benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Food, music and kids area. Info: 303-639-9163 or
Sept. 20, Copyright Basics for Writers and Artists, a presentation by attorney Jo Anne Hagen, 1-3 p.m., Red Feather Lakes Library. Space limited. Info: 970-881-2664 or
Sept. 20, A tour of several observatories in Chile by Dr.Ken Ogan, 3-5 p.m. Red Feather Lakes Library. Large telescopes offer new insights and understanding of stars and space. Free. Info: 970-881-2664 or
Sept. 20, Boys and Girls Club Day for Kids, STEAMfest (science, technology, engineering, art and math) event for youth and their families, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Free. Info:
Sept. 24, Waverly Community Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., Turning Point at Waverly School, 10431 N. County Road 15, Agendas at Info: 443-3931.
Sept. 25-26, University Symphony Orchestra Concert: CSU Symphony take to the outdoors, 7:30 p.m. Info: or 970-491-ARTS (2787).
Sept. 27, Livermore Women’s Club fall colors, museum visit and lunch in Walden. Info: or
Sept. 27, NoCo Nature Festival, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Nix Farm Natural Area, 1745 Hoffman Mill Road, Fort Collins. Free. Live animals, interactive activities, live music, food, vendors, presentations at this nature-filled festival. Free. Info: 970-679-4489 or Also see for updates.
Looking Ahead
Oct. 3, Annual Pie Auction, Livermore Elementary School PTO.
Oct. 25, Larimer County Horseman’s Association (LCHA) Poker Ride, Lory State Park, Fort Collins, Eltuck Picnic area. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m., event starts at 10 a.m. A donation of $25 per person is required to join the event, plus purchasing the day-use pass to enter Lory State Park. RSVP Kim Andrews 970-613-0121 or
On-Going Wellington Community Band needs you! Practice at 7 p.m. every Monday at United Methodist Fellowship, 8251 Wellington Blvd.

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