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Things to do in Northern Colorado: Cherry pie celebration, outdoor movie and food trucks

Things to do in Northern Colorado: Cherry pie celebration, outdoor movie and food trucks
04 Jul
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Dynamics: Mike Block & Sandeep Das in Concert

5:30-8:45 p.m. Thursday, Walter Scott Jr. College of Engineering, 700 Meridian Ave., Fort Collins. Engage your senses in an evening that blends science, music and food featuring meteorologist Bob Henson and Silk Road Ensemble musicians Mike Block and Sandeep Das. Also enjoy dinner catered by Sayanni Catering. Tickets are $35. For more information about the topics the evening will cover and to purchase tickets, go to www.offthehookarts.org

“Science Fiction Double Feature”

7:30-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Bas Bleu Theatre Co., 401 Pine St., Fort Collins. 6Degrees Collaborative is presenting their original, all-ages production of “Science Fiction Double Feature” at the Bas Bleu Theatre this week. Inspired by tales of early science fiction, 6Degrees produces an immersive vintage science fiction experience. Tickets range in price from $12 to $17. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.6degreescollab.org

Movies on Main

7 p.m. Friday, The Promenade Shops at Centerra, 5971 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland. Join The Promenade Shops at Centerra for a family fun night with different activities and ending with a family movie. The family fun will begin at 7, and the movie will start around 8:45. The movie airing on this week is “Despicable Me 3.” There is no cost to attend the movie. For more information and a full list of upcoming movies, go to www.thepromenadeshopsatcenterra.com

Loveland Annual Cherry Pie Celebration

5-8 p.m. Saturday, Peters Park, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Loveland used to boast the largest cherry orchard west of the Mississippi River in the 1920s, and now the city celebrates with the Annual Cherry Pie Celebration. There will be live music, vendors, children’s activities and of course, cherry pie. There will be a pie making competition as well. There’s no cost to attend the celebration. For more information, go to www.lovelandmuseumgallery.org.

Sunday Farmers Market at Harmony and Lemay

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Fort Collins Farmers Market, 1001 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins. Farmers market season is back now that the weather is heating up. Head to the Fort Collins Farmers Market for all your fresh springtime ingredients. There will be yoga each week, live music and more. There’s no cost to attend the market. For more information, go to www.fortcollinsfm.com

Watercolor Florals Workshop

6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Harvest Apparel, 115 E. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins. Spend a summer evening learning how to paint watercolor flowers from the owner of Sage Paper Co. You’ll learn the basics of watercolor painting and you’ll paint your own flower to take home. Tickets include instruction, locally made sweets and refreshments, a watercolor starter kit and more. Tickets are $55. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.facebook.com/sagepaperco.

The Story Bakers

10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins. The Story Bakers are professional actors who turn students’ original stories into sketch comedy and live skits. They are a local theater production company working with K-5 students and their teachers to enhance and enrich writing, storytelling and the performing arts while reinforcing the schools’ writing curriculum. Using music, props and costumes, the students see their stories come to life before their eyes. They’ll be performing for free. For more information, go to www.lctix.com.

Coloradoan Food Truck Festival

5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Timberline Church, 2908 S. Timberline Road, Fort Collins. Join the Coloradoan for the third of four Food Truck Festivals this summer. Featuring 15-20 trucks, live music from A Brothers Foundation and a kids area, it’s a family-friendly experience. Donations will be accepted at the door and at each truck to benefit the First Class Scholarship Program, a program for first-generation college students. For more information, go to the Coloradoan’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coloradoan.

Lagoon Summer Concert Series: Equally Challenged

6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lagoon at Colorado State University. The Lagoon Summer Concert Series is a community tradition in Northern Colorado. The free eight-week series features a variety of music styles. This week’s performer will be Equally Challenged. Equally Challenged combines songwriting with a unique funk rock sound. There’s no cost to attend the event, and there will be food trucks at each concert. For more information, go to www.lagoonseries.com.

DimeStories Fort Collins: Story Open Mic

6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, The Forge Publick House, 255 Old Firehouse Alley, Fort Collins. DimeStories are an open mic event where writers of all experience levels share their three-minute stories — fact or fiction. You can sign up to read at the event starting at 6:30, and the show starts at 7. DimeStories will be held on the second Wednesday of every month. This is a free event. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/dimestories

 

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