September 2018 Local Events in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado

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

**Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, September 3rd, for Labor Day. Enjoy the last unofficial day of summer and we’ll see you again on the 4th!**

Storytime September!

September in Fort Collins is bringing with it a slew of **FREE** author visits and book signings for all you bibliophiles! Check them out below:

Friday, September 7th, 6pm, Old Firehouse Books: Rebecca Roanhorse

Thursday, September 13th, 6pm, Old Firehouse Books: Robert Michael Pyle

Friday, September 14th, 6pm, Block One Event Center (428 Linden St.): Matt de la Peña

Saturday, September 15th, 1pm, Old Firehouse Books: Aspen Kendrick

Monday, September 17th, 7pm, Fort Collins Hilton: Jim DeFelice

Thursday, September 20th, 6pm, Old Firehouse Books: Signe Pike

Thursday, September 27th, 6pm, Old Firehouse Books: Kiersten White

For art, music and theater lovers

Free Concerts in Fort Collins: 

September 1, 6pm, Old Town Square: Blues Behind Bars

September 7, 6pm, Downtown: Downtown Sessions Concert Series

Thursday nights, Mainline’s Rooftop Patio: Live Music series

Wednesday nights, Odell’s: Live Music!

Mishawaka Concerts:

Keller William’s Pettygrass ft. the Hillbenders: September 8th

The Head and the Heart: September 12th

For those who love that active Colorado lifestyle

Tour de Fat

September 1, all day at Downtown Fort Collins & New Belgium Brewing

Finalize your costumes and get ready for the annual Tour de Fat bike parade through Old Town!


September 3rd, 8am in Downtown Fort Collins, ending at the CSU Stadium

Join in Fort Collins’ latest Labor Day weekend tradition, and run or walk your way through several of the city’s iconic locations.

Black Squirrel Half Marathon

September 8th, 7am at Lory State Park

If you enjoy trail running, you’ll love this half marathon, which features views of Horsetooth Reservoir and the Rocky Mountains.

Fall Equinox Half Marathon

September 16th, 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

Ram Roundup Scavenger Hunt

Begins September 7th at Various Businesses in Old Town Fort Collins

Love Cam the Ram and treasure hunts? You’re in luck! Spot Cam dolls in local businesses throughout the fall season and win a $100 Old Town gift card!


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.

Elk Fest!

September 29 and 30 in Estes Park **FREE**

Come out to Estes Park for the weekend and experience a family festival inspired by and including all things elk!


Wishing you and your families a happy fall,

– The Team at Owens Dental


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

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