While we may have banked on summer for so long and immersed ourselves in welcoming the fall season in all its golden glory, that doesn’t mean the calendars of events and activities take a turn for the worse. pause.
This week’s Go+Do is packed with fun indoor and outdoor events sure to keep everyone in the family entertained. From concerts and comedy shows to a groovy fundraiser for the Humane Society of Weld County and a 9/11 tribute, check out some of these 23 events taking place in Greeley, Windsor, Loveland, Fort Collins and across the country. northern Colorado region.
Saturday September 10
1. Get out your tie-dye and head over to Weld Community Credit Union for the 2nd Annual Woofstock. The event invites community members of all ages to come out and enjoy crafts, music, Humane Society of Weld County puppies and more. Donations of food, pet beds, cleaning supplies and other items for the shelter are appreciated. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3AJpJUP.
2. The King Street Market Craft and Vendor Show starts at 9am at the United Methodist Church at 108 King Ave., Johnstown. The open market is open to all ages and will include local vendors, a food truck and more. Registration is not required to attend. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3KGRbqG.
3. The Great Bison Shuffle is scheduled to take place at 7:30 a.m. at the Terry Bison Ranch, 51 I-25 Service Road East, Cheyenne. The route will take runners and walkers of all ages through scenic ranch land. Money raised at the event will help purchase exercise equipment for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation program. Participants can sign up for a fun 10k, 5k, 2k or kids run. Registration fees vary from $20 to $75 per person depending on the race chosen. For more information or to register, go to https://bit.ly/3BiJkwN.
4. Join Windsor-Severance Fire Rescue at 9am for their dedication at New Fire Station 4, 1350 New Library Road, Windsor. All ages are welcome to attend the dedication, meet the staff, tour the station and learn more about the department. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3Qamxr6.
5. The Fort Morgan Fly-In and Air Expo: Just Plane Crazy is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the Fort Morgan Municipal Airport, located at 23101 State Highway 52. The free event will feature pilots and flight instructors, food trucks, skydiving, drones and more for all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3wQfKfc.
6. The Tri-County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will begin at 8 a.m. at Riverside Park, 1600 Main Street in Fort Morgan. The national event helps raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease care, support and research. All ages are welcome to participate in the walk. For more information or to register, go to https://bit.ly/3TFuk2O.
Sunday September 11
7. Bootleg Emulator is scheduled to perform at 4 p.m. at Verboten Brewing, 127 5th St., Loveland. The band will perform a wide variety of selections ranging from Bill Withers to Thundercat, sprinkling in soul, pop and jazz tracks along the way. The concert is open to adults 21 and older and there is no charge to attend. For more information, contact Verboten Brewing at (970) 775-7371.
8. Honor the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by joining the 9/11 Rally for America flag waving event at 7 p.m. at Liberty Island on Highway 34, corner southeast of Lake Loveland. The event will include opening remarks by David Hunt, an invocation by Lt. Randy Stokes, presentation of the colors and guest speakers. All ages are welcome to attend the free event. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3RgF7PI.
9. The Honey Festival is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Fairgrounds Park, 700 S. Railroad Ave., Loveland. The free event will feature different types of honey and beeswax products, a children’s play area, a mead garden, education on the nutritional benefits of honey, and the opportunity to observe a beehive. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3KLHYOa.
10. The 4th Annual Horsetooth Fest: Opera Grand Finale will be held at 11:30 a.m. at 1209 N. College Ave., Fort Collins. The festival will feature a variety of experimental, student, narrative and animated shorts and music videos, as well as question and answer sessions from filmmakers and videographers. All ages are welcome and admission is $35 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3AM78HO.
Monday September 12
11. Get started in country swing dance class at 5:30 p.m. at Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St., Greeley. The six-week course will teach dancers ages 18 and up the ins and outs of swing country dancing. You do not need a partner to participate in the course. Registration is $139 per person. For more information or to register, go to https://bit.ly/3q6ahx7.
12. Ladies, struggling with toxic relationships? is set for 2 p.m. online. The free program, led by Life Coach Des Caminos, will discuss how to recognize a toxic relationship, find clarity and move on. The program is open to adults 18 and older and registration is required. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3elzEIN.
Tuesday September 13
13. NoCo Connections for Young Professionals is to meet at 5 p.m. at Old Chicago, 2349 W. 29th St. in Greeley. The group, open to adults 45 and under, offers attendees the opportunity to network, make connections, learn about other businesses and organizations in the community, and have fun while doing it all. The event is free and registration is not required. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3wRHq3f.
14. Learn about natural remedies at Herbal Brain Tonics for Clarity, Energy, and Focus at 6:15 p.m. at Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary and Clinic, 223 N. College Ave., Fort Collins. The class will be taught by Brita LaTona and will discuss nootropics, a class of herbs that restore, strengthen and help people focus. Each participant will have the chance to create their own dye mixture. Admission is $25 per person and the course is open to adults 18 and older. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3RxJx4h.
Wednesday September 14
15. The Duane Betts Trio will take the stage at 7 p.m. at the Moxi Theatre, 802 9th St., Greeley. Betts is an American singer-songwriter from Sarasota, Florida who cut his teeth in the music business while serving with The Allman Brothers Band. The musician is currently working on his second album which will contain notes of blues, rock and country. All ages with valid photo ID are welcome to attend. Tickets are $20 per person for general admission, $70 for a reserved table for two, and $140 for a reserved table for four. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3ehChLw.
Thursday September 15
16. Unstoppable Curiosity is hosting a Brown Bag Non-Book Club at 12:30 p.m. at 2410 35th Ave., Greeley. The event will feature a short quick-read article followed by a discussion on self-reflection, growth and development. The event is open to adults 18 and older and registration is $20 per person to attend. For more information or to register, go to https://bit.ly/3RvsMXA.
17. The Head and The Heart is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. at Red Rocks Amphitheater, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison. The group puts on a high-energy show and has landed performance spots at Coachella, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits. All ages are welcome to attend the concert and tickets range from $55 per person to $275 per person depending on seat selection. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3AI8Z03.
Friday September 16
18. Oktoberfest Fest weekend kicks off at noon at MainStage Brewing Company, 450 Main St., Lyons. The event will feature a variety of beers from Colorado breweries as well as polka bands, dancing, pretzels and more for adults 21 and older. Entrance to the festival is free. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3wU1cv7.
19. The Cheyenne Greek Festival begins at 4 p.m. at Frontier Park Exhibition Hall, 1312 W. 8th Ave. with a variety of Greek dishes, live entertainment, Greek dancing, a bazaar and more for all ages. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Needs Inc. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit www.cheyennegreekfestival.com.
20. Help the City of Windsor welcome its new restaurant, Betta Gumbo, during a grand opening celebration at 6 p.m. at 526 Main Street. The event will feature the Bourbon Brass Band, food and drink for all ages. For more information, contact Betta Gumbo at (970) 685-4842.
21. Comedian Jim Gaffigan – The Fun Tour is set to appear at 8 p.m. at the Ranch Events Center, 5280 Arena Circle. The show will mark Gaffigan’s first Loveland appearance for the Grammy-nominated comedian. Gaffigan is known for his unique brand of fatherhood-centric comedy and life observations. The show will have adult themes, so parental supervision is advised. Tickets are $65 and $75 per person plus handling fees. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3KK44jT.
22. Country music superstar Keith Urban brings his The Speed of Now World Tour to Colorado at 7 p.m. at The Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver. Urban has a long string of hits which include “Blue Ain’t Your Color”, “Stupid Boy” and “The Fighter”. Ingrid Andress and Tyler Hubbard will join Urban at the concert. Tickets range from $35 per person to $379 per person depending on seat selection. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3ALQcBd.
23. Again! Bis! presents Screwball Comedy by Norm Foster at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St. in Fort Collins. The show captures the flair of the 30s and 40s through colorful characters, witty dialogue and fast-paced comedy. All ages are welcome and admission is $18 for guests 13 and older and $14 for children 12 and under. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3ek2OrG.