May 2018 Events
We are so excited that springtime has finally arrived in full force! We have May day (today), May the 4th Be With You (5/4), Cinco De Mayo (5/5), National Teacher Appreciation Day (5/8), Mother’s Day (5/13), AND Memorial Day (5/28) all in one month! Wow, May is going to be fun! Let’s welcome the new season with some of these fun events, we hope to see you there!
For the foodies:
Pemberley Woods Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
Happy Lucky’s Teahouse, May 13th at 1pm
Treat your mom to an afternoon filled with tea, scones, and other delights as you celebrate her on her special day. For more information and to register, click here.
Larimer County Farmers Market
Old Town, May 19th at 8am
Celebrate spring with dozens of local vendors at Fort Collins’ oldest farmers market, where you’re sure to find lots of taste-tempting treats from foodies and farmers around the area. For more information, click here.
For art, music and theater lovers:
Fort Collins Gallery Walk
**FREE** Downtown Fort Collins, May 4th at 6pm
Support local artists as you meander the streets of Old Town in search of the next great masterpiece! For more information on this month’s participants and special features, click here.
Fort Collins Community Barn Dance
Everyday Joe’s Coffee House, May 19th at 7pm
Love to dance? Grab a partner and join friends in the Fort Collins community for a night of square dancing and great music! No experience? No worries! They’ll teach you all the dances first! For more info, click here.
The Larimer Chorale Presents Celtic Journey
May 23rd and 24th, click here for locations and times
Let the Larimer Chorale whisk you away to Ireland, England, and Wales as they sing stunning Celtic melodies in what they claim will be a “mystical and magical evening”!
For Lifelong Learners:
Rekindle the Classics Book Group
**FREE** Wolverine Farm Publick House, May 10th at 6:30
Bookworms, you’ll be in good company at this discussion! Hosted by the CSU department of English, the group will be discussing The Master and the Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov in an informal, friendly environment, and community members are welcome to join in the fun! For more information, click here.
For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle:
Spring Canyon Community Park, May 28th at 8am
Designed for novice and expert runners alike, this race is sure to be a great way to get outside on Memorial Day and enjoy some Colorado beauty as you walk or run 10k along Horsetooth Reservoir! Find out more here.
Quad Rock Ultra Trail Run
25 and 50 mile races, May 12th
If you’re one of those crazy runners and a regular marathon isn’t enough, and you’re just dying for a longer run that is steeper and on trails, this is the event for you! Unfortunately, none of us at the office are this dedicated to the sport, but we have a LOT of respect for all of you who are signed up for this event… best of luck to you!
For those seeking some family fun:
Kessel Run Family Fun Run/Walk
**FREE** May 4th at 5pm, Old Town Library
May the fourth be with you at this family-friendly run/walk around the library, where you’ll encounter games and surprises that are out of this galaxy! Sport your best Star Wars apparel and come join the fun!
Northern Colorado Cinco de Mayo Festival
**FREE** Old Town Fort Collins, May 5th and 6th
Get the whole family together for a day of joyful festivities designed to celebrate cultural diversity in our own hometown! Events this year include mariachi bands, zumba classes, and bungee jumping — plus, a variety of vendors will be sharing their beautiful arts and crafts. Click here for the details.
We hope you are able to get out and enjoy your Fort Collins community with some of the above events! And, as always, if you have suggestions for our next newsletter, we would love to hear them — just email us and we’ll find a place for them in the next issue!
Wishing you and your families a wonderful Spring!
– The Team at Owens DDS