September 2019 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. Back to school, back to fun! We hope you are able to welcome fall with some of these exciting local events.

Days to Celebrate and Remember in September

9/2/19 – Labor Day (our office will be closed)

9/5/19 – National Cheese Pizza day AND Be Late for Something Day – what a winning combo!

9/8/19 – Happy Grandparent’s Day!

9/11/19 – 911 Remembrance Day

9/21/19 – World Gratitude Day

9/28/19 – National Public Lands Day

For art, music and theater lovers

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

September 13th, 6pm at Lory Student Center Theater

LCCC’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival features films that offer our audience a journey into some of the most beautiful places on earth, complemented by stories of inspiration, activism and finding solutions to restore our planet.


Saturday, September 15th, 1pm in Old Town Square **FREE**

A trip to Germany is as close as a drive downtown! Soak up some sunshine and enjoy great music and German-themed cuisine at this annual outdoor festival.

Music in the Museum **FREE**

September 17th at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art

The series explores the cross-fertilization between music and the visual arts, with concerts in the galleries. Performances by CSU Music faculty and students are enriched with context provided by faculty from the Department of Art and the CSU School of Music, Theatre and Dance. Free, but registration is required.

CSU Virtuoso Series Concert: Amalgam Trio

September 18th at CSU School of the Arts

The recently formed trio, led by faculty artist Shilo Stroman, explores unusual instrumentation. Additional guests augment the vibe trio as the musicians perform a variety of music, including original works by the group.

For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle


September 2nd, 8am in Downtown Fort Collins

Join in Fort Collins’ latest Labor Day weekend tradition as you “go fort and conquer!” this fun 10k. Run, jog or walk your way through several of the city’s iconic locations, finishing at Canvas Stadium.

Black Squirrel Half Marathon

September 7th, 7am at Lory State Park

If you enjoy trail running, you’ll love this half marathon, which features 2,000 feet of vertical gain and decent and has fantastic views of Horsetooth Reservoir and the Rocky Mountains.

3 Hopeful Hearts Community 5k

September 8th, 9am at City Park Fort Collins

Join 3Hopeful Hearts for our 7th Annual Community 5K and Super Hero Kids Fun Run! This year’s Kids Run is all about Super Heroes, and every child participant will receive a free cape to design themselves at the event.

Fort Collins Fitness Festival

September 21st at the CSU Stadium

Designed for people of all fitness levels, this first annual event gives you the opportunity to be part of something BRAND NEW for the Northern Colorado fitness community!

Fall Equinox Half Marathon

September 22nd, 7am in the Poudre Canyon

Finish the summer strong with this half marathon! Enjoy the beauty and downhill course along Colorado’s only wild and scenic river.

For those seeking some family fun

GoodGuys 22nd Colorado Nationals Car Show

September 6th – 8th at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO

Come see the 2,000+ Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’87. There will be events for the entire family including live music, a kids zone, swap meet and a few car races!

24th Annual Doggie Olympics

September 15th, at Spring Canyon Park Shelter

Dogs of all ages, sizes, & abilities compete in 4 levels and across 14 events (25 Yard Dash, Land Retrieve, Toy Catch, Marathon Down, Obstacle Course, etc.) See for details & to register.

Elk Fest!

September 28 – 29 in Estes Park **FREE**

The free festival features bugling contests, elk exhibits, the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, elk seminars, elk-inspired arts and crafts, Native American music, dancing and storytelling, a children’s area with elk-themed activities, and a craft beer garden.


Are you involved in an organization that’s planning something fun? Email us with the event details, and we’ll find a place for it in our next issue. We hope you enjoyed this month’s newsletter and we look forward to seeing you at some of these fun events!

Wishing you and your families a happy fall,

– The Team at Owens Dental

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