Calendar for June
Wellington Summer Concert Series, July 23, Choice City Jazz Band; Aug. 20, Switchman Sleepin’; Sept. 8, Off the Clock. Historic Centennial Park, downtown Wellington. Presented by Main Streets Program made possible by a grant from the Bohemian Foundation. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. 970-568-4985.
Open House Season, 1883 Water Works, 2005 N. Overland Trail, Fort Collins. Tours June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct 8. Info: email@example.com or 970-221-0533 or poudrelandmarks.org.
Larimer County Farmers’ Market, 200 W. Oak St. in downtown Fort Collins will be open from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays through October 22. About 90 vendors selling fresh vegetables, fruit, wine, kombucha, dog treats, baked goods, cheese, meat, eggs, coffee, cut flowers, bread and handcrafted jewelry. Matching coupons for SNAP recipients.
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado offers opportunities for families to care for Colorado’s natural resources while getting active outdoors. Overnight camping, half-day and full-day opportunities for kids 18 and under and their parents — planting trees, gardens, pulling weeds. Info: voc.org/volunteer or 303-715-1010.
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June 2 and 14, Career and business tours hosted by Larimer County Workforce Center for people 14 to 24 years old. Tour four local businesses. Departs Harmony Library at 8 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m. Free with lunch and transportation provided. Visit larimerworkforce.org/roadtrip for details.
June 3, Larimer County guided hikes, Birding Tour of Eagle’s Nest, 6:30 a.m., Passport to Open Spaces, 9 a.m., Geology Underfoot at Devil’s Backbone, 10 a.m. See larimer.org/NRegistration for more information and to sign up.
June 3, Harpist Kris Hickman performs at Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free patio performance. Half-price admission as part of Fort Collins Gallery Walk.
June 3, Free legal clinic for those who do not have an attorney, 2-3:30 p.m., Old Town Library, 201 Peterson St., Fort Collins. Contact the library at 970-221-6740 to sign up.
June 3, Rist Canyon “Red Card Night,” free admission to Global Village Museum to all Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department responders from 6-9 p.m. Other visitors will receive half-price admission at the museum as part of First Friday Gallery Walk. 200 W. Mountain Ave, Fort Collins.
June 4, Town of Wellington Garage Sale, Leeper Center, 3800 Wilson Ave., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pancake breakfast hosted by Wellington seniors at 7 a.m.
June 4, Dr. Charles Greer speaks 2-4 p.m., Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. “Being Chinese: Citizens, Nation and the People’s Republic. Greer has lived in China and Taiwan.
June 4,/strong> An Evening with Jack Slade and Friends. Benefit for restoration of the 1862 Virginia Dale Overland Stage Station, 5:30-10 p.m., Fort Collins Hilton Hotel, 425 Prospect Road, Fort Collins. Sponsored by the Virginia Dale Community Club. Dinner, live music, cash bar and silent auctions, a video of the stage station’s history and Gordon Chavis as Jack Slade. By reservation only. $75 per person, $750 for corporate table of 10 persons. The stage station is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Info: VirginiaDaleCommunityClub.org or 970-493-6955 for ticket information.
June 4, Kids’ Free Fishing Fest at West Lake in Red Feather Lakes, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free fishing poles to kids 15 and under who register for this USFS event until they run out. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.
June 8, Meeting of interest for the Red Feather Lakes chapter of Dining for Women, 6 p.m. Red Feather Lakes Library, 8 p.m. DFW is a national program with 400 chapters across the United States with a focus on community, education, and connection with each other and the world around us. Info: www.diningforwomen.org.
June 4, Third Annual Poudre River Fest, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Legacy Park, Fort Collins. Free family festival that restores, celebrates, educates people about the Cache La Poudre River. Info: PoudreRiverFest.org.
June 7, Larimer County guided hikes, Tiny Trekkers for 2-5 year-olds, 10 a.m., Native Plants of Devil’s Backbone, 5:30 p.m. Info. and signup larimer.org/NRegistration.
June 8, Larimer County Office, CSU Extension offers a series of classes on the basics of preserving food safely, 6-8 p.m. June 8, 1525 Blue Spruce St., Fort Collins; June 11, 10 a.m.-noon, Loveland Public Library; June, 10 a.m.-noon, Wellington Senior Center; June 25, 10 a.m.-noon Berthoud Community Center. Free. Registration not required. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-498-6008
June 10, Virginia Dale Community Club’s Annual Western Dance & Pie Auction, Virginia Dale Overland Stage Station, 7-11 p.m. Fundraiser for restoration of the 1862 Stage Station. $10 per person, kids under 12 free. Music by “Barely Getting’ By” Info: VirginiaDaleCommunityClub.org or 970-495-1828.
June 11, Eagles, Owls and More of River Bluffs, 10 a.m. 2-hour easy hike. Info. and sign up: larimer.org/NRegistration.
June 11, An Evening with Dinesh D’Souza, author and filmmaker, keynote speaker, Lincoln Day Dinner, Larimer County Republican Party, Front Range Ballroom, Embassy Suites Hotel, Loveland. Silent auction, raffle for .44 magnum revolver. Info and tickets: larimergop.org or 970-224-2577.
June 11, Big Splash at the Water Works, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 1883 Water Works, 2005 N. Overland Trail. Tours, history, water trivia games. food truck, plein air painting by a local artist. Info: email@example.com, 970-221-0533 or poudrelandmarks.org.
June 11-12, Buckle Series Horse Show, Longhorn Arena, Ranch at Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland. Registration, 7 a.m. Classes start at 8 a.m. Save $8 by registering before June 6. Sponsored by Desperados and Wind Dancers 4-H Clubs. Info: BuckleSeries.com, Rwdehn@aol.com or 970-290-0603.
June 15, Larimer County guided hikes, Junior Ranger Hike, 5 p.m. $6 use fee applies. Register at larimer.org/NRegistration.
June 13-17, Survival and environmental programs at Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, Red Feather Lakes. Free for elementary and middle school kids and families. Programs: search and rescue; how to love the wilderness; marmots and other hibernating animals; survival skills; macro invertebrate mayhem. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.
June 17, 18th Annual Hoeven Games Golf Tournament, Collindale Golf Course, 1441 E. Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins. Info: CSUEvents-COB@colostate.edu or 877-498-7787.
June 18, Raptor Program Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 8-11 a.m., 720 E. Vine Drive. Hosted by Lions Club. Pancakes, sausage, drinks and a chance to meet an owl and a hawk.$5 adults $3 kids. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-484-7756.
June 18-26 Third Annual Fort Collins Beer Week. Tappings, tasting and events. Info: fortcollinsbeerweek.com.
June 18, Larimer County guided hike, Wildflower Photography, 9 a.m. moderate hike. Info and registration: larimer.org/NRegistration.
June 18,/strong>, Traditional tea on the lawn at the Avery House, 328 W. Mountain Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets and info: poudrelandmarks.org.
June 23,, First Wellington Summer Series Concert, historic Centennial Park, DaddyRab. Info: email@example.com.
June 25, Larimer County guided hikes 20th anniversary program: Epic Mountain Bike Ride at Red Mountain Open Space. 4 hours, difficult. Info and registration: Larimer.org/NRegistration or call Dan 970-619-4565.
June 25-26, Colorado Brewers’ Festival, Washington Park, Fort Collins. Purchase tasting tickets ahead of time. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-484-6500.
June 25,June 25, 30th Anniversary Birthday Bash for Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County, the Hill at Cobb Lake, 3653 Taliesin Way, Fort Collins. Dinner, drinks, live music, games, face painting, photo booth, live and silent auction. Summer cocktail dress. Tickets online at www.tinyurl.com/BGCLCBash2016. See event page at begreatlarimer.org/Pages/BASH.php. Or facebook.com/events/497403573781596.
June 25, Greeley Stampede Kids’ Rodeo, Island Grove Park, Greeley. Info: greeleystampede.org.
June 29, Plants and wildflower hike at Soaring Eagle Ecology Center, Red Feather Lakes, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Info: seec.redfeatherlakes.org or 970-218-9685.
July 1, Grand opening, “Bring me back a souvenir! Global Travelers & Grand Memories,” 6-9 p.m., Global Village Museum of Arts and Culture, 200 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. As part of Fort Collins Gallery Walk, the grand opening will feature half-price admission to the Museum’s four galleries and Museum Shop. Info: globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.
July 4, Old-fashioned Fourth of July, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Avery House, 328 W. Mountain, Fort Collins. Music, food trucks, old-fashioned games and crafts. Info:poudrelandmarks.org or 970-221-0533.
July 19-22, Adventure Camp, Red Feather Lakes, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., July 19 and 20. Family dinner July 21 followed by camp out for older children. Pre-registration preferred. Info: Chapel in the Pines 970-881-3508 Tuesday or Friday mornings, or call 970-218-2247 or 970-484-8038.
Aug. 6,/strong> 27th Annual Poudre Canyon Association Craft Fair and Quilt Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Upper Poudre Canyon Community Building and Fire Station #2, 33689 Hwy. 14 (just west of mile marker 89) Food, crafts, quilt raffle (tickets at Bighorn Cabins, Archer’s Poudre River Resort or call Janet, 970-881-2465. $1, 6 for $5, 13 for $10.) Jewelry, photography, rustic decor, carved bears, blankets, wildlife mirrors, leather goods, ammunition, knitted/crocheted items, wood carvings, greeting cards and more. All day bake sale, grilled lunch by the Fire Department. Historic Eggers Schoolhouse Museum open for tours and book sale. Local historian Barbara Fleming will sign books. Children’s activities include corn hole, ladder golf, rubber ducky toss, fire truck orientation and museum activities. Interested in selling your crafts? Call Elaine, 970-881-2202.