Roamin’ June 2016
The second week of June is CSU’s Fourth Annual Organ Week for high school students interested in the organ. The camp includes festival performances for the public. Please see UCA.Colostate.edu for detailed information and to purchase tickets.
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Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 S. College Ave., presents Touching Strangers,, a photographic exhibit by Richard Renaldi who asks strangers to interact with each other intimately in ways people usually reserve for close friends and loved ones. Runs through July 24. Museum open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; closed Monday and Tuesday.
Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine St., Fort Collins presents Good People, the story of a tough lady from the wrong part of Boston who loses her job and is one Bingo game away from homelessness. She risks all in seeking a fresh start. An insightful comedy of class and culture. Through June 26. For tickets visit basbleu.org or call 970-498-8949.
Come join in the fun at the Bee Family Centennial Farm vintage baseball game, June 25 at 4320 E. County Road 58, Fort Collins. Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. take a trolley or wagon ride around the farm where there will be children’s activities including milking a wooden cow, gathering eggs, washing clothes on a scrub board, grinding corn, throwing irrigation tubes and visiting farm animals. In the afternoon Rocky Mountain High School Living History Group will present a soldier’s life during the Civil War and a team from the Colorado Vintage Baseball Association will play a team from Wellington using 1800’s rules and uniforms. Bring a lawn chair and picnic lunch. There will also be antique cars and concessions. Veterans will be honored with free admission. The Bee Family Farm is open for the 2016 season, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and by appointment for groups, 10 or more. $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 60+, $3 for children 3-12. Info: beefamilyfarm or 970-482-9168 for more information.
Creative Kids Movement summer empowerment series, Sundays June 5, 12, 19, July 10, 17, 31, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Fort Collins Grange. Kids 8 through 14 will experience yoga, dance, drumming, journaling, meditation and performance. $72, bring a friend for free. Register through PayPal. For more information: carafaithtodayiclimb.com or 970-599-2163.
Fort Collins Lincoln Center is featuring a wide variety of shows in June. OpenStage presents Taming of the Shrew June 4 through July 2. Opera Fort Collins presents Otello on June 3. Canyon Concert Ballet is dancing to Music from the MoviesJune 4 and 5. Comedian Brian Regan comes to the stage June 12 and the Dave Rawlings Machine, a string band, plays on June 14. For tickets and detailed information see the Lincoln Center website lctix.com.
Midtown Arts Center, 3750 Mason St., Fort Collins is showing Mary Poppins June 3 through Aug. 27. For tickets and more information see: midtownartscenter.com or call 970-225-2555.
Classical Revolution NoCo, an organization of classically-trained professional musicians, will present Classical Evolution: Chamber Music and the Art of Pole 4-6 p.m. June 5 Avogadro’s Number, 605 S. Mason St. in Fort Collins. This celebration of diverse musical offerings, local culture and community will feature aerial artists from Lime Light Studios and live chamber music ranging from electronic dance music of the Sensory Orchestra to contemporary classical music inspired by our Colorado landscape and performed by Five Suites to the Wind. Madera Dulce and Synesthesia will also perform. $10 at the door. Funds raised will support Classical Revolution’s third annual Family Concert Series at the Museum of Discovery Dome Theater. This summer’s program, “The Melody of Our Landscape,” features a woodwind quintet celebrating the bison release at Soapstone Prairie as well as stories, panoramic photography and video footage of local landscapes. Info: fcchambermusic.org
Bohemian Nights Thursday Night Live Summer concerts are scheduled for 7-9 p.m., downtown Fort Collins. Free and open to the public. Featured artists: June 2, Kizumba Salsa Band; June 9, Katie Glassman and Snapshot, Western Swing; June 16, Blues DoGS; June 23, Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene, Rock; June 30, Blue Grama, Bluegrass; July 7, Kutandara Marimba Experience, World; July 14, Mama Lenny & the Remedy, R&B; July 21, TBA, Folk Rock; July 28, Grupo Presidio, Latin; Aug. 4, Pandas & People, Alt-Folk.