Northern Colorado Events for March 2018

Happy March! We can’t make any promises about how the weather will behave over the next month, but we can offer some suggestions to make your March more exciting and fun!

For the foodies

Great Plates of Downtown

$25 – March 1st-14th at Select Old Town Eateries

Enjoy $25 dinner specials at 25 restaurants in Old Town to help support the Food Bank for Larimer County! Restaurants also accept and often match donations to the Food Bank. It’s never been easier to give back to your local community!

Also, don’t miss the opening of The Union, the newest eatery in Old Town! Opening March 2018, the bar and soda fountain is sure to be a fun place for the entire family 🙂

 

For art, music and theater lovers

Grand Opening of “Colors of East Africa”

$2.50 – March 2nd, 6:00pm at the Global Village Museum of Arts & Cultures

During the First Friday Art Walk (this Friday March 2nd!) make sure you stop by the Global Village Museum for the debut of “Colors of East Africa” and live African music! This exciting new exhibit will be around for the entire month so if you don’t make it to First Friday, there’s plenty of time to check it out.

 

Let It Be: A Beatles Musical

$33 – March 28th, 7:30pm at The Lincoln Center

This Beatles-inspired musical comes straight from Broadway and features an abridged version of the original show. If you can’t help but tap your toes and sing along when a Beatles song comes on… this is the event for you!

 

For Classical music lovers, the CSU Center for the Arts Griffin Concert Hall has quite a few concerts this month, a few of which are free!

Washington’s has re-opened as a concert venue in Old Town Fort Collins! With bands such as Blitzen Trapper (3/1), Shovels and Rope (3/10), The Oh Hellos (3/16) and the Tallest Man on Earth (4/20) this venue is bringing big names to our little town!

 

For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle

Runners, start your training!

The Animal House Annual “Run Fur Fun”10am on 3/3/18 at New Belgium Brewing

Sharin’ O’ The Green 5k & Fun Run8am on 3/17/18 at City Park (use code VISITFC for $5 off registration!)

Horsetooth Half Marathon8:30am on 4/15/18 at Hughes Stadium – remember to register early!

 

Fly Fishing Film Tour

$18 – March 3rd, 10:00am at The Lincoln Center

Calling anglers of all ages – these films are sure to get you excited for the upcoming season! Discounted tickets ($15) are available in advance at St. Peter’s Fly Shop.

 

For those seeking some family fun

Where’s Walnut Scavenger Hunt

FREE – March 1st – 30th at Select Walnut Street Vendors

Bring the family down to Old Town Fort Collins and start searching for Walnut the squirrel for your chance to win one of four $100 Downtown Gift Cards!

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Old Town Irish Party

FREE – March 17th in Old Town Fort Collins

It’s time to get in touch with your inner leprechaun! A Fort Collins favorite, the free parade is followed by live music and great food, and is sure to be a great time.

 

Lindy Hop FUNdamentals: Learn How to Swing Dance!

$12-$40 – Saturdays, beginning March 3rd, at 7pm

High Country Conservatory of Music and Dance

Let Fort Collins Swing Dance whisk you back into the days of Big Band and big fun at swing dance lessons. Time to put on your dancing shoes and learn something new!

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We hope you are able to get out and enjoy some of these exciting events! As always, please let us know if you have any comments or suggestions. Also, we would also love to hear of any upcoming events for April. You can send them to office@owensdds.com.

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Wishing you and your families a wonderful (almost) spring!

The Team at Owens DDS

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