Happy Holidays from the all of us at Owens Dental!

December 2018 Local Events Newsletter

Welcome to the Owens Dental local events newsletter, where we sift through the best of the upcoming month’s events roster, so you don’t have to!

For those seeking some family fun


New Belgium Makers Market

Saturday, December 1st from 10am – 4pm

From the New Belgium website: “Nothing compares to handmade! Join our family and friends in shopping and buying handmade at our Annual Winter Makers Market on Saturday, December 1st. Join us in our Tasting Room and our Brew House while you check out over 35+ vendors’ beautiful handmade goodies.”


Denver Christkindl Market

Now until December 23rd, Downtown Denver (but well worth the drive!!)

This annual event brings authentic German and European holiday traditions to Denver! Guests can find delicious cuisine, festive German drinks, handmade jewelry, toys, clothing, gifts and much more. Live entertainment is featured inside the festival tent every evening, and dancing is highly encouraged!


Mistletoe Market

Now until December 29th Tuesday – Saturday at the Global Village Museum of Art and Culture

All items will be marked down an additional 25% from their already rock-bottom prices. So blow a kiss to your good fortune and come shop the Mistletoe Market.


Holiday Lights around town


Menorah Lighting & Chanukah Celebration in Old Town Square

*FREE* December 9th 5 – 6pm

Join Guest of Honor Mayor Wade Troxell, local & state dignitaries and community for the annual Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration, featuring a lighting of the giant Menorah, Jewish holiday music, and traditional Chanukah foods.


Timnath Holiday Lighting Festival

*FREE* December 7th 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Mayor Jill Grossman-Belisle, accompanied by Santa Claus, will kick off the event by lighting up Main Street. The celebration will continue with carriage rides, ornament craft making, a delicious soup bar for dinner, holiday desserts, hot beverages and more.


Brewery Lights at Anheuser-Busch

November 29 – December 30, Every Thursday – Sunday from 5pm – 9pm

Witness the magic of twinkling lights during the fourth annual Brewery Lights at the Anheuser-Busch Fort Collins Brewery!


Winter Lights at the Garden at Spring Creek

December 1st – January 1st, 5pm – 9pm

Join us for one of Northern Colorado’s best holiday traditions! Stroll through the whimsically decorated and twinkling Gardens lit with thousands of LED lights.


Where to visit Santa Claus


Shops at the Foothills

Saturdays – Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Also enjoy the giant decorated Christmas tree and ice skating on the East Lawn.


Santa’s Workshop in Old Town

Wednesdays – Sundays from 12pm – 6pm

Santa Claus is coming to Old Town!  Children of all ages are invited to share their hopes and holiday wishes with Santa when they visit his workshop in Downtown Fort Collins.


Bath Garden Center

Fridays from 2pm – 5:30pm and Saturdays from 9am -11:30am

Bath Garden Center will host Santa Claus every Friday and Saturday between November 30th and December 22nd. For just $10 per family, you can visit Santa, take photos in the festive greenhouse, and shop seasonal plants and Christmas trees.



For art, music and theater lovers


Canyon Concert Ballet Presents: The 37th Annual Nutcracker

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Shows, see online for showtimes and ticket prices

Canyon Concert Ballet presents their 37th annual production of The Nutcracker ballet. With a dazzling score by Tchaikovsky performed by the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, this is a rare chance to see a classical ballet accompanied by a live, full orchestra in Fort Collins.


Carol Fest 2018

Starting at 6:30pm

Young and old alike enjoy caroling in Old Town Fort Collins with the Choice City Singers as they make their way from the Opera Galleria to the Northern Hotel Lobby and finish in the Square Plaza.


The Larimer Chorale: Candlelight Christmas Concert

Saturday, December 8th at 2pm and 7:30pm at First United Methodist Church

Join the Larimer Chorale and special guest artists for a unique “surround-sound” presentation of holiday pageantry and wonder, featuring glorious seasonal music and our signature candle-lighting vignette


For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle


Sweaty Sweater 4 mile Race

Saturday, December 8th 9am – Noon

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.


Candlelight Yoga Session

Wednesday, December 12th 8pm – 9pm

Join us for our Candlelight Yoga Session Series in our Brew House! Space is limited. $5 per class (cash only at the door). Hosted by New Belgium Brewing and CorePower Yoga. Proceeds benefiting Yoga Foster.


Winter Bike to Work Day

Wednesday, December 12th, 7am-9:30am

At least 50 free breakfast stations team up around Fort Collins to host the semiannual bike to work day. Visit the link above for a station map so you don’t miss your favorites, and have fun commuting!


Reel Rock 13 Film Tour

Thursday, December 13th 6pm and 9pm at The Lyric

REEL ROCK 13 delivers jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor in a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films.


**Don’t Forget**

Christmas 12/24 – 01/02: Just a heads up our office will be closed for the Christmas Holiday! Don’t worry, Dr. Owens will be in town in case of an emergency. If you or a family member experience a dental emergency please call our office and Dr. Owens cell phone number will be on our voicemail.


Wishing you and your families a wonderful Holiday Season,

The Team at Owens Dental

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