As March blows in, can spring be far behind? Well, yes, maybe. After all, March is the wettest month around here. Indoor entertainment still tops the list for a while.
Head down to the Loveland Museum and Gallery, 503 N. Lincoln Avenue and take in Xylem, an exhibit of innovation in botanic art through March 15. And while you are there check in to see History as Art: 100 years: For the Love of Rocky through March 29. General admission is free, main gallery admission, $5. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. the second Friday of each month. See lovelandmuseumgallery.org or call 962-2410 for more details.
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Wild Kingdom Revisited: Warren and Ginny Garst International Collection continues at the Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins through June 3. The museum is hosting a Peace Corps Social March 7 and the opening of Women of the World exhibition on March 6 followed by First Friday Gallery Walk, 6-9 p.m., with half-price admission. Bring your children to story time, 11 a.m. March 7. The museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, adults $5, seniors/students $3, children $1. See global villagemuseum.org for more details.
Fort Collins Museum of Art, 201 S. College Ave. presents the evocative landscape photographs of Wellington photographer Mark James, celebrating the centennial year of Rocky Mountain National Park through March 15. Hallowed Absurdities by Theodore Waddell is at the museum through March 15. Gallery hours: noon to 5 pm. Wednesdays through Sundays. Adults $5, students with ID and adults over 65 $4, youth 7-18, $1. Children under 6 and museum members, free. For more detail see ftcma.org or call 90-482-2787.
The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, is part of a biennial celebration of fine art photography with hundreds of collaborative public events throughout Denver and the region during March and April. A solo exhibition of the work of Youngho Kang, 99 Variations opens March 6 in the north gallery and remains through April 19. Regarding Beauty juried exhibition opens March 6. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Alfred Hitchcock’s hilarious farce, The 39 Steps, plays at Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. through March 7. Discounts are available Thursday and Sunday nights, code: HSMFDATE, by phone, 970-225-2555 or online. There’s also a $29 tapas-only package available on Thursday nights, code: HSMFTAPA. Memphis the Musical plays March 13 through May 30.
At the Lincoln Center, 38 Magnolia St. in Fort Collins you can choose from performances by the Fort Collins Symphony one March 7, Brian Sander’s Junk on March 11, Unnecessary Farce, March 1-14, Ailey II dance troupe on March 2, and Beyond…Sadness: STABAT MATER, on March 28. Romeo and Juliet opens March 28 and plays through April 25. For detailed information and to buy tickets, see the Lincoln Center website at fcgov.com/lctix.
Bas Bleu Theatre’s production of Luvcloses March 8. Call or stop by the box office 12:30 through 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. 970-498-8949, 401 Pine St. Fort Collins.