Here is your list of fun things to do around Fort Collins and Northern Colorado this weekend! There are a lot of events this weekend for both kids and adults!
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Thursday, December 8
Acrylic Pouring Clocks at Backyard Tap⎪Come make your own one-of-a-kind fluid art clock with the help of Fort Collins artists Carolyn Snyder, owner of Pour Decor, and Sarah Sypian.
Stop by Backyard Tap to learn fluid art techniques and create your own clock, which you will make by pouring on a vinyl record! Ticket cost is $55, which includes everything you need to make your own clock (including the clock mechanism kit) and a beer or beverage of your choice (of an equal or lesser value)! Additional clocks can be made for $20 per clock.
This is a kid/family friendly event (10 yrs and older). Backyard Tap, 323 N Railroad Ave, Loveland, CO
Drag Queen Bingo⎪Drag Queen Bingo is BACK at Wicked Tequila Room! Come experience our new host, Khloe Katz in all her glory every Thursday from 8:00pm-10:00pm.
Tickets are selling faster than ever, so make sure you get yours before they’re gone. 21+Seats/Tables are held until 8:15pm. Wicked Tequila Room, 123 E 4th St, Loveland, CO
Friday, December 9
Scripted Karaoke Holiday Edition⎪Join us at Scripted Bar & Kitchen in downtown Loveland from 6pm-10pm on Friday, December 9th for Holiday Karaoke! Sing your favorite holiday songs or any other song you’d like! All ages are welcome! Scripted Bar & Kitchen, 285 E 3rd St, Loveland, CO
Ugly Sweater Party⎪Time to pull out those ugly sweaters!
Join us on Friday, December 9 for our Ugly Sweater Party as DJ Pando hosts another Back Door Grill event for the ages. You will not want to miss out!
Prizes will be given our for the best ugly sweaters, so come dressed in your ugly sweater for a chance to win. 8pm-midnight. Back Door Grill, 130 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO
Saturday, December 10
Pancakes With Santa⎪Join for a fun breakfast with Santa. Free photos with Santa! Open to all! 100% of the proceeds support foster, kinship, & adopted kids! 7am-11am. 6501 Brittany St 6501 Brittany Street Fort Collins, CO
Winter Farmers Market⎪The Winter Farmers Market hosts over 90 local food producers serving local food and handmade goodies to our incredible Fort Collins community! We are so excited to once again bring together an incredible group of vendors to showcase fresh produce, local meats and dairy, breads and sweets, local artists, handcrafted goods and so much more! 10am-3pm. Foothills Mall 215 East Foothills Parkway Fort Collins, CO
Sweaty Sweater 5k⎪Calling all Ugly Sweaters… We want to see your most hideous, outrageous, bulky and unforgettable UGLY sweater running the Sweaty Sweater Race.
This is an event for everyone, whether you are walking with friends, running for an award or even prancing towards the finish line for beer and hot chocolate. Foothills Mall 215 East Foothills Parkway Fort Collins, CO
Avery house Holiday Open House & Boutique⎪See the Avery House decorated in Victorian holiday style on the second weekend in December: Saturday & Sunday Dec. 10-11, Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm and Sunday 1 pm until 4 pm . There will be Victorian Christmas trees on display, live Christmas music played throughout the day, and a visit from Old Saint Nick!
Also, shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping! Avery House, 328 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Nutcracker Cookie Decorating Class⎪Lots and Lots of sugary fun, giveaways and cookies!
- Together we will decorate a set of 4 cookies to form this adorable nutcracker.
- This is a beginner friendly class targeted for adults and children ages 12+
- It will last approx. 2 hours from start to finish and participants will be able to take their creations home to enjoy
- Cookie Decorating can be messy. We will provide aprons but recommend wearing clothes you don’t mind getting icing on as we are not liable for any ruined items
- Feel free to bring a closed top beverage (to prevent spilling)
- All tools and supplies will be provided for.
- Cookie Flavour: Apple Spice with Bourbon Vanilla Royal Icing
- Please note that tickets are non-refundable but you can give your ticket to a friend
- 11am-1pm. Hustle Workshop LLC 1750 Foxtrail Drive Loveland, CO 8
Acrylic Pouring @ Loveland Aleworks⎪Come make your own one-of-a-kind fluid art painting with the help of Fort Collins artists Carolyn Snyder, owner of Pour Decor, and Sarah Sypian.
Stop by Loveland Aleworks to learn fluid art techniques and create your own painting to take with you! Ticket cost is $40, which includes everything you need to make your own 10×10 painting and a beer or beverage of your choice! Additional paintings can be made for $10 per canvas. 1:30-3:30pm. Loveland Aleworks 118 West 4th Street Loveland, CO
Holiday Craft Show⎪Holiday Craft Show at the Big Thompson Brewery, Saturday December 10th, 12-5pm.
Inside-Local Artists & Crafters. Buy Local! Food, gifts, t-shirts, wreaths, wood, jewelry, and fun stuff.
Food, Drinks, Shopping, Drawings Every Hour, Santa will be making an appearance from 4-5. Big Thompson Brewery, 114 E 15th St, Loveland, CO
HO HO HOliday Pop Up Market⎪Join us for a local, family friendly Holiday Pop Up Market on Sunday, December 10th from 10am to 2pm at Ginger and Baker. 10am-2pm. Ginger and Baker 359 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO
Winter Open House⎪Our open house is a great time to stop by, get to know our providers and purchase treatments at our 🚨BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR🚨. Come warm up with some hot chocolate and snacks, and get some exclusive swag! ❄️
Don’t forget that purchases are entered into our drawings to win $1000s worth of prizes 🤯 including the grand prize: LIVE LIKE YOU OWN A MEDSPA which includes complimentary treatments for a year!! Harmony Skin & Wellness Clinic 2126 Milestone Drive STE # 115 Fort Collins, CO
Sunday, December 11
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party⎪It’s time to show off your ugly Christmas sweaters!!! Prizes will be awarded for the ugliest, weirdest, and funniest sweaters. 2-4pm. Old Town Putt 244 North College Avenue #Ste 112 Fort Collins, CO
DIY Holiday Stockings⎪Join us Sunday, December 11th for some holiday stocking decorating! We will provide stocking and crafting supplies so all you have to bring is your creativity!
To sweeten the deal.. If you wear a holiday sweater to the party, we will give you a dollar off your beer! Bring yourself, your family, your friends, and your dogs and come have a crafty afternoon with us! 1-4pm. Crooked Stave FoCo
Wreath Making Workshop⎪Begin your celebration of the holiday season with a fun wreath making workshop. This is a hand tied wreath using fresh greens and willow sustainably and locally harvested. You will also learn bow tying.
A variety of fresh evergreen boughs, sustainably gathered.
Willow needed to create a wreath base.
Necessary floristry tools you need, including clippers and wire.
Decorations, bows and dried florals.
Ongoing instruction by Christina Trout and Sandy Worth. Noon-3pm. 3833 Starlite Dr 3833 Starlite Drive Fort Collins, CO