Fun Things To Do This Month!

It's happening in Northern Colorado! Visitors, residents and guests, here are a few fun things to do in October...
Fun ThingsLoveland
Fort Collins
Estes Park

Northern Colorado Fall Festivals & Corn Mazes! Tales On Tap: An Evening of Art, Beer, Fairy Tales, and Fun! ~ Loveland
Fun ThingsOctober 3, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a free (limit of 150 guests), cultural event celebrating the mythic power and efficacy of Grimm Fairy Tales and how they inspired Loveland's very own Grimm Brothers Brewhouse into brewing some wickedly great tasting beer!

Taste Grimm's Fall release Farmer's Daughter

Hear Rose Schlosser of Grimm Brothers Brewhouse talk about beer history and culture

Hear Ron Elms of the Northern Colorado Storytellers perform the Grimm tale, The Peasant's Wise Daughter

See Artworks Loveland's Dion Weichers illustrate in real time for a silent auction

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra's Big Band Classics ~ Loveland
October 17, 2015
Location: Rialto Theatre

Experience a thrilling big-band jazz concert with Denver’s top jazz musicians. Part of the Rialto Theater Center’s new CJRO performance series. The concert features 19 of Colorado’s best jazz musicians under the artistic direction of Grammy-nominated trombonist and composer Steve Wiest.

The CJRO plays to sell-out houses at the Lone Tree Arts Center several times per year, as well as jazz festivals throughout the area, performing tunes from the libraries of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, and many more.

Art Bouton, Professor of Saxophone at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, founded the band two years ago with the mission of performing the best music with the best players.

Halloween Family Fun Festival ~ Loveland
October 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Peters Park and 5th Street adjacent to the Museum

Dress up the family and head into town for some Halloween fun! The Loveland Museum/Gallery is celebrating the Annual Halloween Family Fun Festival, while downtown businesses celebrate the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treating. Join us in Peters Park next to the Museum for this fun-filled community event with vendor booths, food, activities for kids, entertainment, trick-or-treating, and a costume contest.

Costume Contest
Register to win great prizes! Enter your costume by registering at the Costume Contest Booth on the day of the event. You MUST register your costume before 12:15 pm on the day of the event. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded in several age- categories including infant, teen, adult, and family theme! Enjoy live entertainment before the contest.

First Fridays on the Farm! ~ Fort Collins
Fun ThingsOctober 2, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Shire CSA (713 E. Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525)
Cost: Free entrance, $5 beers and food trucks

Music, bikes, beers, and food trucks creating farm inspired dinners at Shire CSA the first Friday of the month starting in June! Please ride your bike and enter off the Spring Creek Trail. Entrance is FREE! Beer is $5. 5-8 pm. Presented by The Goodness and The Growing Project.

Fall Fest ~ Fort Collins
October 17-18, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Old Town Square

The Fort Collins Fall Fest is a seasonal celebration that features visual art, high quality handmade items, and affordable art from a plethora of local and regional artists. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists, dine in a patio café, enjoy live musical performances, and entertain your family for free. Located in Old Town Square which is Northern Colorado’s pedestrian shopping district.

Tiny Tot Halloween ~ Fort Collins
October 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

A special trick-or-treat event designed for young children and their parents. Participants meet in Old Town Square to receive a goodie-bag before visiting local merchants’ shops. Crossing guards are present at major intersections. Event is FREE to attend and is designed for children under 7-years-old.

Oktobrewfest 2015 ~ Greeley
Fun ThingsOctober 2-3, 2015
Location: Downtown Greeley

Greeley's OktoBREWfest 2015 will be October 2nd & 3rd at Lincoln Park in historic Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue. Join us at the kick-off on Friday evening from 5-10PM for some great beer, brats, games, and a free concert with an opening band TBA followed by Greeley's own band on fire ... "After the Fire"

Then prepare for a full day of fun on Saturday from 11AM-9PM. Enjoy a whole day of music, a wide variety of regular and specialty brews, food from more than a dozen vendors, a crafts area, and a huge children's area with face painting, obstacle course, a bubble tower, arcade games, inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles and more!

Saturday's entertainment includes the Children's Chorale, UNC Jazz Band, the Volkstanzgruppe German Dancers, Jim Ehrlich and the Polka Mates, Randy Eckhart and the Dutch Hop Makers, and Willie Bean Bluegrass! You can also compete in pie eating contests, stein lifting contests, life-size beer pong and more. Shop the craft area, peruse the delicious food selections and enjoy the music.

Farmers' Market ~ Greeley
Saturday's in October
Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Union Pacific Depot

2015 marks the 23rd year for the Greeley Farmers’ Market. The Market is a great venue for both vendors and customers. Our vendors offer a wide variety of locally grown and produced food products including in-season fresh produce, meats, cheese, honey, breads and other baked goods, roasted chilies, and more along with great items from local artisans and crafters. We also allow on a limited basis, non-local produce.

The Market is a great place for families and to meet friends. There is often live entertainment by local musicians. Colorado State University Master Gardeners provide gardening information and problem-solving. Other community groups host informational booths. Guest chef appearances will be held during the season about once a month. Come learn a new way to prepare market produce and meats.

Trick-Or-Treat Street ~ Greeley
October 30, 2015
Location: Downtown Greeley

Bring all your little goblins, ghouls, pirates and princesses to downtown Greeley Friday, October 30th from 4 to 6pm. Dozens of downtown businesses in and around the core downtown area will have treats for the little ones.

Both the 8th and 9th street plazas will be closed to traffic for maximum safety, but many businesses outside the plazas will also be involved. There will also be games and activities available.

Heritage Fest ~ Windsor
Fun ThingsOctober 3, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Boardwalk Park

Celebrate Windsor’s Rich Heritage!

In honor of our founding families, the Town of Windsor is hosting the inaugural Heritage Fest on Saturday, October 3, noon – 5 p.m. at Boardwalk Park. Over many hundreds of years, Native Americans, French trappers, German Russians and Hispanic people settled in the area. Thanks to their hard work and love of the land, Windsor and our residents are proud to call this place home.

Campfire Tales ~ Windsor
October 17, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Location: Windsor-Severance Library

Party games and creepy tales…what could be better?! Party games and crafts will take place from 6:30-7:00pm, followed by spine tingling tales from The Traveling Rainbow Tellers! Storytelling will begin by the fireplace at 7:00pm with spooky tales for all ages, followed by a short break, and ending with scarier tales for the brave from 8:00-8:45pm. This event is open to all ages and no registration is required.

Community Halloween Party ~ Windsor
October 30, 2015
Location: Community Recreation Center

Fun games and safe treats for everyone! Don't miss this annual event sponsored by the Windsor Police Department and the Windsor Optimist Club!

West Side Story ~ Johnstown
Fun ThingsSeptember 24 - November 15, 2015
Location: Candlelight Dinner Theatre

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Powerful, poignant, and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of theatre’s finest accomplishments.

Book by Arthur Laurents with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

Saturday Morning Book Club ~ Johnstown
October 17, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Glen A Jones MD Memorial Library

For more information on the Book Clubs at the Glenn A Jones MD Memorial Library, please contact us at 970-587-2459.

Johnstown Farmers Market ~ Johnstown
Friday's in October, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to Dusk
Location: Parish Street between Charlotte and W South 1st St.

Farmers, food artisans, bakers & candlestick makers are at your Johnstown Farmer’s Market "...your local market...".

Elk Fest ~ Estes Park
Fun ThingsOctober 3-4, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Bond Park

Elk Fest features bugling competitions, a Cabela's archery range, Colorado Parks & Wildlife's Elk Camp, seminars, elk-themed kids' activities, live country, rock and bluegrass music, a Mountain Man Rendezvous, elk-inspired arts and crafts, Native American storytelling & music, a display of raptors, and self-guided elk tour maps. There will also be a variety of vendors offering memorable souvenirs of your time at Elk Fest. Food vendors will be on site as well offering plenty of choices! Stop into the "Wallowing Hole" craft beer garden on both Saturday and Sunday serving up drinks from 11am - 4pm. Participate in the first ever Rut Run 5k on Saturday; registration starts at 8:30am and the race begins at 9am. Live entertainment will light up the park Saturday with the Matt Skinner Band and on Sunday with Reintarnation bluegrass. There is no admission fee to attend Elk Fest.

Pumpkins & Pilsners Festival ~ Estes Park
October 17, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Bond Park

The 2nd annual Estes Park Pumpkins and Pilsners Festival is a fun fall festival for everyone in the family! Entrance is free to this celebration of the autumn season which includes a kids activity corner, pony rides, face painting, tractor rides, pumpkin bowling, sack races, giant Jenga, a jump house and live music and food vendors.

Live music on the stage includes Just Jill, Ran off the Rooster, Chain Station and Amplified Souls.

Purchase a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch and sip on locally brewed seasonal beer from the Estes Park Brewery and Rock Cut Brewery to help support the local non-profit organization, Families for Estes.

Guests that purchase a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch receive a coupon for $1 off a pint at the Barrel outdoor beer garden in downtown Estes Park.

Halloween Masquerade Party at The Stanley Hotel ~ Estes Park
October 31, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location: The Stanley Hotel

"3 Nights of Fright" comes to the end on the night of Halloween Saturday October 31st, The Stanley Hotel will be hosting the Halloween Masquerade Party, which is Northern Colorado's wildest Halloween costume party bringing in guests from across the country to experience the haunted debauchery that only Halloween night at the Stanley can define.

All attendees must be 21 or older and costumes are required.

Reservations are required and sell out quickly!

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