Never miss a thing in Northern Colorado! Here is your list of fun events around Fort Collins this weekend!
Friday, November 5
Winter Wonderland⎪Annual Holiday Open House on November 5 and 6th from 10am-5pm. Holiday wreaths, glowing trees, enchanting decorations, cozy embellishments. Vera’s House Beautiful, 843 Cleveland Ave, Loveland, CO
Family Craft – SNOWMEN TRIO⎪Join for their Snowmen Make & Take Family Fun Event! This is a quick 15-minute stencil only project. Upon arriving you will choose 3 wood snowmen from their “blizzard” and grab some stencils to paint on them! Wrap your top hat with a ribbon to top it off! Reservations are not required for this event. Walk in anytime during the days listed below: Friday, November 5th from 5 – 9pm or Saturday, November 6th from 10 AM – 2 pm. Board & Brush, 244 N College Ave STE 115, Fort Collins, CO
Palmer Flowers Annual Holiday Open House⎪Who’s ready for The Annual Palmer Flowers Holiday Open House this year? You can stop by Friday and Saturday from 9am-5pm to view the latest & greatest Holiday trends, gifts, & decor for 2021 that their stylists have put together. Their Holiday decor displays truly are a sight to behold. This event is kid friendly! Palmer Flowers, 3710 Mitchell Drive ,Fort Collins, CO
The Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival⎪The Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival (HIFF) is coming back to Loveland Friday, November 5th with an exciting evening of Art, Music, and of course, Film! HIFF will present a “Best of Fest” montage featuring 10 of the best films submitted to the 3rd Annual Northern Colorado festival.
HIFF will team up with Desk Chair Workspace (the new HIFF Headquarters) for a Cocktail Hour and Mix & Mingle from 5:30p-7:00p; there will be small bites and one free drink included! Desk Chair workspace, 201 East 4th Street, Loveland, CO
Fort Collins Restaurant Week⎪Come down and savor the creativity of restaurants in Downtown Fort Collins! Only from Friday, November 5 – Sunday, November 14, 2021 will you be able to savor and sip these creative menu specials.
First Friday Art Walk⎪First Friday Art Walk is back for the full in person experience! This a free self-guided walking tour that celebrates creativity, visual art and musical performances on the first Friday of each month from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The unique monthly exhibits at participating downtown businesses showcase a spectrum of artistic styles to entertain and engage both amateurs and art aficionados of all ages, interests and background. Downtown Fort Collins
Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony⎪The Downtown Holiday Lights will be illuminated Friday, November 5. Join us in Old Town Square for the lighting ceremony from 5:30-7 p.m. The lights are expected to turn on after a quick countdown at 6 p.m. Old Town Square, Fort Collins, CO
Saturday, November 6
Winter Farmers Market⎪Join us as they kick off the 15th year of the Winter Farmers Market featuring locally-made and grown produce, meat, eggs, packaged food of all types, beauty products, jewelry, art, crafts and so much more! 10am-2pm. Foothills Mall, 215 E Foothills Pkwy, Fort Collins, CO
Sipping with Succulents⎪Their experienced garden center staff from The Windsor Gardener will teach you how to plant your own unique succulent garden while you sip on a beer from High Hops Brewery or enjoy a select cocktail from The Heart Distillery All participants of the class must be 21+. 6461 CO-392, Windsor, CO
Body Mind Spirit Celebration⎪Loveland’s Body Mind Spirit Celebration returns to the Ranch’s North Hall with 75 Booths • 40 Performers • 40 Psychics & Healers! Featuring Natural Health • Personal Growth • Metaphysics. 9am-6pm. The Ranch Events Complex, 5280 Arena Cir, Loveland, CO
Holiday Artisan Gift Fair⎪The Holiday Artisan Gift Fair is the perfect place to get into the holiday spirit! Local Northern Colorado artisans and crafters offer unique items for everyone on your list! From pottery to jewelry and photography, from knits and fabric accessories to handcrafted hand crafted skin care products, discover memorable gifts you won’t find at the mall! 9am-2pm. 815 14th St SW, Loveland, CO
Yoga+Wine⎪Kick-off your Saturday morning on the right foot with a yoga sesh with Alisha! This one hour beginner-friendly yoga class will take place from 10-11AM at the winery. This class will be outside weather permitting so please bring a yoga mat, water, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Ticket required. The OBC Wine Project, 824 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO
OH MY GOURD, We’re Painting!⎪Bring your friends, family, children, or partner to enjoy some fall fun! We will be painting gourds to get into the Thanksgiving spirit! We will be providing all of the painting supplies, and of course, the gourds! Come and enjoy the nursery and create a decoration for this season! Admission: $5. Join and you will receive 20% off of your next purchase! Fossil Creek Nursery, 7029 S. College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Pint for Pint Blood Drive with UC Health⎪Give a pint of blood to get a pint of ice cream at our UC Health Blood Drive. No walk-ins will be allowed — There are limited spots, so the sooner you sign up, the better! FYI, be sure to eat a good meal prior to donating; Then eat some of your FREE ice cream after to help your body recover! Please plan for your appointment to take a total of 30-45 minutes. We can’t wait to churn up some good with you! Old Town Churn, 234 N College Ave Suite D, Fort Collins, CO
Live Comedy: Paula Poundstone⎪Paula tours regularly, appearing on stage with a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi. In a review for the Boston Globe of Paula’s performance, Nick Zaino III wrote: “Poundstone has one of comedy’s most nimble and disarming comic imaginations. She improvises with the crowd like a jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net –there’s a disarming ease in her craft, an immediate sense that she’s so quick on her feet you need never worry about the possibility of something going wrong.”Rialto Theater, 228 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Sunday, November 7
Liv Barre & Wine⎪Liv Barre hosts this 45-minute barre workout that combines elements of pilates, ballet, and yoga to deliver a full body workout. This low-impact, beginner-friendly workout is great for toning and strengthening! After your workout, enjoy a complimentary glass of our standout wine in a ruggedly beautiful riverside setting with views of the Rocky Mountains. Please bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. 11am. Sweet Heart Winery, 5500 W Hwy 34, Loveland, CO
DIY Chunky Blanket⎪During this one-of-a-kind event, they will guide you step-by-step through hand knitting a warm, soft chunky knit blanket. No needles or knitting experience is required and all supplies will be provided. 2pm. Pinot’s Palette Paint & Sip Studio, 159 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO
An Evening with Vindeket Foods⎪Join for a multi-course, chef-inspired meal, good company and great music at Tap and Handle. An Evening With Vindeket Foods, $50 per ticket with beer/wine provided by Odell Brewing! They will be raising funds to support the work we do here in our community. 5-8:30pm. Tap and Handle, 307 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
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