Happy Valentine’s Month from Tim Owens, DDS! 🙂
We know that Valentine’s Day is coming up this month, and with it, plenty of opportunities to tell the people in your life they’re loved. So with that in mind, we wanted to be sure we mentioned how much we love all of our fantastic patients, like you! And to help you have a memorable February with your loved ones, we’ve picked out a few events that seem like they’ll be a lot of fun.
An Elegant Night of Chocolate
Saturday, February 3rd, 7-9pm
The Learning House (802 W Drake)
Do you like eating chocolate? Silly question — of course you do! And the Learning House can help you out with that. Come participate in their first fundraiser of the year and sample chocolate and other delicious treats from a variety of local vendors. Eat chocolate, feel elegant, help a local organization: check, check, and check. Click here for more info, and we’ll see you there!
Ricotta Cheese Making
Saturday, February 10th, 10am-noon
Gardens on Spring Creek (2145 Centre Ave)
If one foodie event isn’t enough for the cuisine connoisseurs in your family, mark your calendar for this one, too! You’ll learn how to make your own ricotta cheese from scratch with just a few simple ingredients, and of course, you’ll get to try your creation once you’re finished. Interested in learning more? Click here to sign up, and get ready for a gouda time! …Okay, that was cheesy.
University Symphony Orchestra Concert
Wednesday, February 7th, 7:30-9:30pm
CSU Center for the Arts — Griffin Concert Hall
The CSU School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents its talented student musicians in a performance of Jean Sibelius’ first symphony. Come witness the symphonic beauty of a gorgeously orchestrated piece — and as an added bonus, the dramatic final round of the concerto competition! More information here.
Musical Zoo 2018: Mother Goose Tales
Sunday, February 11th, 2-4:30pm
Here’s one for the kiddos! Middle-school, high-school, and professional actors and musicians will take turns bringing bedtime stories to life at this festival of sight and sound. There’s even a chance for little ones to get some hands-on experience playing musical instruments! And with a ticket price of only $2 per person, it’s sure to enchant your wallet, too. For more information, click here.
Fat Tuesday with Crescent City Connection
Tuesday, February 13th, 8-11pm
The Magic Rat (111 Chestnut St.)
Can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year? No problem! Crescent City Connection is bringing the party to you with a swingin’ selection of R&B, soul, and zydeco that’ll have you thinking you teleported to Louisiana. The concert is free to attend and is sure to get you in a festive mood! For more information, click here.
Winter Wizards Ball
Saturday, February 24th, 6-10pm
Fans of Harry Potter and sad that Halloween is still months away? Not to worry! We couldn’t resist adding this fun event for everyone interested in breaking out their wizarding apparel for a magical night. Proceeds benefit the Matthews House and Fort Collins Creator Hub; click here for more info.
Winter Olympics 2018
Yes, yes, okay, we know this one’s not Fort Collins specific. But it’ll still be really fun to tune in and watch professional athletes tear up the slopes and do other winter sports things. So don’t forget to set that DVR for your favorite events!
Are you part of an organization that’s planning something fun for March? We welcome submissions! Please e-mail us with information about your event, and we’ll try to find a place for it in our next issue.
Wishing you and your families a great month!
The Team at Owens DDS