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, January 5
Name That Song Trivia⎪Join us in the taproom for Name That Song Trivia! No genre is off limits! Songswill be from the past and present! Name the song and artist for points. Check in starts at 6 PM! Loveland Aleworks, 18 W 4th St, Loveland, CO
Painted Wine Bottle⎪There is something special about a hand-painted glass bottle that lights up. Diana will walk you through each step to paint various flowers on the bottle. Then you’ll add leaves, greenery, and of course dots and stripes! No experience necessary. All ages welcome.
Class includes bottle and lights. Bottles vary in colors (green, brown, tan) and come cleaned with a pre-drilled hole ready for the lights.Blue Moose Art Gallery, 4032 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Thursday Board Game Night⎪Join for Thursday Board Game Nights at Stodgy!
Bring a few friends and your own board game or borrow one of ours!
We collected a bunch of our favorite games for you to check out at the bar. 4-9pm. Stodgy Brewing Company, 1802 Laporte Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Grey Rock Karaoke Night⎪Come sing to your hearts content. Featuring “Late Night Happy Hour” and so much more! See you on Saturdays. Grey Rock Sports Grill, 925 E Harmony Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Friday, January 6
Bluestocking Burlesque⎪Intelligent and elegant 💎 Burlesque at its Best, All shows 21+. Doors open at 9pm, show starts at 9:30pm. The Comedy Fort, 167 N College Ave, Fort Collins CO
First Friday Art Walk⎪ A monthly self-guided walking tour that celebrates creativity, culture, and community in Downtown Fort Collins on the first Friday of every month! From fine to funky, Art Walk showcases a spectrum of artistic styles to entertain and engage amateurs and art aficionados of all ages, interests and backgrounds. 6-9pm. Old Town, Fort Collins, CO
Saturday, January 7
Free Day at FCMoD⎪Join us on Saturday, January 7th as we celebrate 1 million visitors at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery! This weekend also marks the last time to experience the special Earth Matters exhibit, which is on display through January 8th.
Fun activities are planned all day long, including special treats, pop up programming, and a Grand Prize drawing for one lucky visitor at noon!
From 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., visitors can enter for a chance to win:
– A free LIFETIME Museum Membership
– Behind the scenes museum tour
– Goodie package from The Museum Store
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, 408 Mason Ct, Fort Collins, CO
Adoption Event at PetSmart Fort Collins⎪Animal Friends Alliance is hosting an adoptions event at on Saturday, January 7th from 10am-3pm.
Come meet adorable kittens and puppies and help them find loving homes! 10am-3pm. PetSmart, 4432 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Dude Dad Live – Friends and Family Show! ⎪Come out for a few laughs as we finish preparing for our run of shows this year! Free show, drinks available! The Comedy Fort 167 North College Avenue Fort Collins, CO
The 12th Night Ball 2023⎪Expect a night of a dancing and joyous revelry and we partake in 12th Night traditions from all around the world!
Some of the traditions include delicacies like spiced wassail punch, named after the English tradition of wassailing or caroling. Others will include traditional waltzes, a coronation of the King & Queen of the Ball, and elegant and festive costumes. If you’re lucky, you might even receive a gift from Befana the witch.
2023 marks our fourth annual Twelfth Night Ball and this year, the gala is going to be bigger and better than ever before. There are two options for ticket purchase. You can buy tickets to the event outright here on evenbrite—or you can support The Avery Center even further by helping us fundraise through Facebook or Instagram! If you fundraise the cost of a ticket, your ticket to the ball is complimentary (valid one per profile/person). 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, CO
Matinee Glitter Drag Show⎪This is a Reserved Seating Variety Drag Show from 7:30-9pm. The Whisk(e)y, 214 South College Avenue ##2, Fort Collins, CO
Wine and Charcuterie Tasting Event⎪Take a wine journey through California and Colorado with four different wines, personally selected with consult between you and your wine educator. Your wines will be matched up with a delicious, locally produced charcuterie plate. Learn about Blanchard Family Wines while you ask questions, discuss wine analysis, and pairing options. Blanchard Family Wines, 234 North College Avenue #a3 Fort Collins, CO
Wine With A Why 2023⎪This party with a purpose invites giving girlfriends from around the Northern Colorado community, to help a local nonprofit through Silent Auctions, Live Drawings and donations. With a rotating featured non-profit each time, Wine With A Why intends to spread the love and donations around, while at the same time introducing attendees to new and uplifting organizations every year. Our chosen charitable organization for 2023 is : GIVE NEXT.
Give Next is a school-based youth grant-making program for middle and high school students in Larimer County. Students work together to identify community needs, choose a focus area, create a mission statement, research nonprofits, volunteer, conduct site visits, review grant applications, and make funding decisions. At the end of the school year, students award grants to selected nonprofits. Fossil Lake Ranch Clubhouse, 6022 Brookwater Lane Fort Collins, CO
Sunday, January 8
Messy Mug Making @ Maxline Brewing!⎪In this Mug Event, you choose a pre-made cylinder shape then custom make the handle and personalize the exterior.. Do you like to use 2,3 or 4 fingers in your handle? Like a more narrow opening? Need more of a beer stein with a stamped name badge? We got you covered!!
Cost: $40 includes a drink token. Maxline Brewing 2724 McClelland Drive #190 Fort Collins, CO
Penguin Felted Wool Class⎪Learn the art of Needle felting while creating this whimsical penguin. Perfect for beginners, this class will teach you the basics of needle-felting tools, materials, types of wool, and how to create sculptures from wool. A fun family activity. All supplies included.
$38. Blue Moose Art Gallery, 4032 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
Cowboy Brunch with Cowboy Music!⎪Listen to Dan Cathey & Jim Deeming from the band, Drifter, while you enjoy brunch on Sunday, January 8th!
Join us for some Heart J Favorites. 11:00am start time, $35 per adult, $15 for ages 7-12, $10 for ages 3-6, plus tax & a 15% service charge. Please call the ranch to secure your spot – (970) 667-3915 – Reservations close at 12pm, Friday, 1/6! Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, 2939 N Co Rd 31D, Loveland, CO
Yass Queen Drag Brunch⎪Khloe Katz is bringing her talents to our all new Sunday Drag Brunch! With multiple drag queens putting on a show, you will not want to miss this.
Your ticket includes entry, a brunch buffet, and a breakfast shot. The show starts at 11:00am, so we recommend being here by 10:00am so you can get settled.
Seats/Tables are held until 11:15am. Wicked Tequila Room 123 East 4th Street Loveland, CO
Black & White Benefit Ball⎪The Black and White Ball is an evening for communities near and far as we commemorate the new year and step into 2023 with a new level of awareness of self and others.
The evening will showcase Ten Bear Winery and Herbal Mocktails to sip on while enjoying the performances by local aerialists and artists. There will be live music, hors d’oeuvres as we dance throughout the night.
The Black and White Ball is dedicated to the Maddie Wright Foundation as we build resources and support in bringing awareness to the un-denying epidemic of fentanyl poisoning that is becoming the number #1 cause of death for ages 18-45 in the US. Live Beyond Limit, 353 W Drake Rd Suites 130 and 140, Fort Collins, CO