Owens Dental 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!

First, we wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone who attended and helped with the first annual Owens Dental Fall Festival! We had such a wonderful time and can’t wait for next year’s event! Can you beleive it’s November already? Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the City of Fort Collins is filling the month of November with lots of things to be thankful for. Read on for some of our top picks this month, and enjoy the holiday!

For those seeking some family fun

Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Friday, 11/2, 5:30-7pm **FREE**

Join family and friends from the city of Fort Collins at the town’s annual lighting festival, and watch as Old Town glitters with the magic of the holiday season. Free to enjoy! Stick around for the First Friday Gallery Walk with business featuring local art until 9pm.


Santa’s Workshop in Old Town Square

Opens November 17th! **FREE**

Santa is coming to Old Town! Beginning November 17th, you can bring the family to visit his workshop from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM every Wednesday – Sunday.


Estes Park Parade of Lights

Friday, 11/23, 5:30pm


Come welcome in the holiday season at the Estes Park annual “Catch the Glow” event! Activities for the entire family start at noon, then stay for the parade featuring lighted floats and bands. This is one event you won’t want to miss!


For art, music and theater lovers

We’re certainly lucky to live in a town with such an amazing music school! November marks the start of the CSU concerts: these include senior recitals as well as ensemble and faculty performances. Be sure to check CSU’s website for the complete listing of performances!

ATOS Trio Classical Concert

November 7, 7:30pm, CSU Center for Arts Organ Recital Hall

This trio’s warm, expressive, unified sound has garnered them the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award and they are coming to Fort Collins for a rare performance!


Fort Collins Children’s Theatre Presents: The Little Mermaid

November 16-18, Lincoln Center

Come “under the sea” with Ariel and friends, and enjoy this family favorite musical — it’s sure to be a splash!


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party

11/24/18 at the Lincoln Center

Swing into the holiday season with some of this group’s favorite big band hits!


The Holiday Spectacular

11/30/18 at te CSU Center of the Arts

Kick off the holiday season with this family-friendly and popular annual event. This charming evening of traditional, secular, and sacred holiday music is a celebration for all to enjoy!


For the bookworms

Books on Tap

11/8/18 at the Drake Centre

Sponsored annually by the Book Trust, which helps promote literacy in schools throughout the area, this event offers an opportunity to talk about the power of books in education, and learn about the mission of the Trust.

And don’t miss the following book talks and signings throughout the month of November!

Jude Randazzo: 11/3/18, Old Firehouse Books

Betsy Dornbusch and Mario Acevedo: 11/7/18, Old Firehouse Books

Barney Mann: 11/8/18, Old Firehouse Books

Teresa Funke: ongoing through the month of November


For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle

Colorado State University Veterans’ Day 5k

11/3/18, 7:30am at the CSU Campus

Support CSU student veterans with disabilities by registering for this 5k — which uses proceeds to fund scholarships for them! Beginning on the CSU Oval and taking participants throughout campus, this event promises to be a fun way to raise money for a great cause.


Candlelight Yoga with Core Power

11/14/18 at 8pm at New Belgium Brewing

Join New Belgium for a Candlelight Yoga Session in their Brew House! Space is limited, $5 per class (cash only at the door). Proceeds benefiting Yoga Foster.


Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run


Before enjoying your Thanksgiving feast, come run with fellow Fort Collins residents and help support local cancer survivors.


Pelican Lakes Turkey Trot

11/22/18 at 9am at Pelican Lakes

Celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday with a scenic 5k Run/Walk around the beautiful Pelican Lakes Golf Course at Water Valley in Windsor, CO.


**Don’t Forget!**

Coats for Colorado

11/1 – 11/30  – Donate coats you no longer need by dropping them off at our office throughout the month of November, and help your neighbors in Colorado stay warm this winter!



11/20 – 11/23 – Just a heads up our office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday! Don’t worry, we will have a dentist on call in case there are any emergencies while Dr. Owens and Dr. Cook are gone. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!


Wishing you and your families a happy Thanksgiving month,

The Team at Owens Dental 🙂

P.S. Are you involved in an organization that’s planning something fun for December? Email us with the event details, and we’ll find a place for it in our next issue!


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