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Calendar of Events

CONTENTS
Workout on the Wild Side
04/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

Scott Carpenter Park

Fitness for Living offers a fresh approach to fitness with it’s outdoor boot camps and power yoga. The boot camps are designed for a wide range of ability and fitness levels, and group dynamics and friendships formed are what make the camps so unique. Each day at boot camp is different and progresses in difficulty. Camp directors develop self-motivating tools to keep campers inspired and to monitor progress. Nutritional guidance, heart-rate based training tips and inspirational emails round out the Boot Camp program. Camps start at $89. FitLiv.com


Citizens’ Police Academy
08/20/2014 - 10/29/2014

WEDNESDAYS

Lafayette Police Department and Court Building

Anyone curious about why the police do the things that they do are able to join the Citizens’ Police Academy program expanded over an 11-week mini-academy for citizens over the age of 18. Students get hands on experiences in many classes. Background checks are required and space is limited, so apply early! This free program is held on Wednesdays from 6:30–9:30 p.m. CityOfLafayette.com


Abstract Landscapes of the Southwest
10/24/2014

El Taquito Mexican Place

Abstract artist Ron Gallegos takes his brush and palate to create an environment of abstract landscapes and impressions. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. come join the fun. For more information, visit ElTaquitoRestaurant.net


Fall Festival
10/26/2014

Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

The Great Pumpkin Race, Window Painting Contest and Lions Club Pumpkin Decorating contest all rolled into one great event. Painting contest is open to kids in K through10th grade. Festival goes from 1:30–5:30 p.m. For more information, visit LafayetteColorado.com


Halloween Pumpkin Painting Party
10/29/2014

Lafayette Go Services

Just before Halloween paint your special pumpkin to display to all the trick-or-treaters or just to enjoy yourself. Bring your creativity; pumpkins will be provided. Refreshments will be provided. Cost is $5. For more information, visit CityOfLafayette.com


Stories Like You’ve Never Heard Before
10/29/2014

Lafayette Go Services

Come on down for this free event from 2–2:45 p.m.  Listening to a great storyteller is a spell-binding experience. You’ll be entertained and captivated—don’t miss this! Refreshments provided. No need to register in advance. For more information, visit CityOfLafayette.com


Storytelling for Grown-ups
10/30/2014

Still Cellars

In collaboration with Rocky Mountain Storytelling, three local storytellers will tell stories relating to “spirit” in honor of Halloween! Doors open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m.

Suggested donation at the door. StillCellars.com


Cheesemaking Class
11/01/2014

TINKERMILL

Join veteran cheesemakers to make Colby, Gouda and Havarti cheeses. Class begins at 2 p.m.

 


Watersong
11/01/2014

BOOTSTRAP BREWING, NIWOT

Watersong is a talented and energetic Classic Rock cover band playing a diverse selection of vintage and deep-track songs in the spirit of the original performers. Covers include: Pink Floyd, Doors, Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, CCR, Steppenwolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Dire Straits and many others. Free. BootstrapBrewing.com

 


Bear
11/07/2014

RED FROG COFFEE, LONGMONT

Inside the shop Bear plays that good, old-fashioned, mountain pickin’ acoustic rock every Friday, 6–8 p.m. RedFrogCoffee.com

 


First Friday Arts Walk
11/07/2014

VARIOUS LOUISVILLE LOCATIONS

Visit local galleries and businesses to explore the myriad of artwork offerings. LouisvilleArtsDistrict.com

 


40th Annual Longmont Turkey Trot
11/08/2014

ALTONA MIDDLE SCHOOL

Bellbottoms, turkeys and platform running shoes!?!?  Boogie over the hill to celebrate the funky 40th Longmont Turkey Trot! Altona Middle School is headquarters for a far out, dynamite, 10K or 2M fun run. Break out your vintage running shorts, leisure suits, bellbottoms, headbands, tie-dye and turkey feathers—this year is going to be far out! All proceeds benefit the City of Longmont Youth Scholarship Fund! RunningInTheUSA.com


Longmont Live
11/08/2014

Longmont Live brings together up-and-coming musicians with more established local musicians. Three musicians will come together to perform three 45-minute sets in a coffeehouse atmosphere with snacks and drinks. ArtsLongmont.org

 


Normal Heights
11/08/2014

STILL CELLARS, LONGMONT

Highly-acclaimed one-man show by Jim Walker. Benefit performance for Out Boulder doors at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. $25 general admission, online tickets at StillCellars.com

 


Ultralowfi
11/08/2014

LIQUID MECHANICS, LAFAYETTE

Ultralowfi have been bringing their soulful blend of simple acoustic rhythms and unique lyrics to audiences on and off since 1996. Over the years, they have been the house band at Nick’s Sports Rock Café on the Hill in Boulder, openers at the Fox Theater and the Bluebird, featured at the Hotel Café and The Cat Club in Hollywood, and have even played the Denver Zoo for the Underwearness 5K charity run. LiquidMechanicsBrewing.com 


Louisville Love Lectures
11/11/2014

LOUISVILLE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Dr. Paul Conrad, PhD, will focus on the capture, displacement and enslavement of Apache groups from early Spanish colonization through US colonial settlement. Sponsored by the Louisville Cultural Council and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Lecture begins at 7 p.m. Free. LouisvilleRecreation.com

 


Veteran's Day Parade
11/11/2014

MAIN STREET

The Longs Peak VFW Post 2601 will sponsor a Veteran’s Day Parade to honor all our veterans. Parade Route: Main St. and Coffman St. in downtown between 3rd Ave. and Longs Peak Ave. The event begins at 11 a.m. DowntownLongmont.com

 


Poetry Reading
11/13/2014

CANNON MINE COFFEE, LAFAYETTE

Cannon Mine hosts a night of poetry reading. Enjoy a cold or hot drink while being entertained through words. CannonMine.com

 


2nd Friday
11/14/2014

VARIOUS LONGMONT LOCATIONS

On the 2nd Friday of each month from 6–9 p.m. Downtown Longmont joins galleries and arts organizations with gallery openings, promotions and activities taking place throughout the district. Come down to see what’s new and join the excitement! DowntownLongmont.com


David Potter
11/14/2014

LIQUID MECHANICS BREWING COMPANY, LAFAYETTE

David Potter has been playing the guitar since the age of 9 and the banjo since the age of 12. He went on to Mercer University and studied Voice and Classical Guitar and performed with multiple performance choirs. As a recording artist, singer, songwriter, David enjoys creating and producing his own CD’s, performing as a solo musician for restaurants, private parties, and events, as well as a stage performer in musical theater productions. Price: Free. LiquidMechanicsBrewing.com


Sweet Spot Trio
11/21/2014

LOUISVILLE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Doors Open 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices: adult $10, senior/student $8, youth $5. LouisvilleRecreation.com

 


Tree Lighting Ceremony
11/28/2014

6TH AVENUE PLAZA, LONGMONT

The holiday spirit is alive and well in Longmont and each year we ring in the holiday season with our Tree Lighting ceremony at the 6th Ave Plaza on Main St. You never know who will show up at this event—in years past we have had visits from Frosty the Snowman, The Snow King and Queen and Stretch the ten foot candy cane. There is sure to be a visit from jolly old St. Nick and last year the Grinch showed up to try and steal our holiday cheer. Be sure to bring your family downtown this year in case he tries again so we can change his mind with Longmont’s great Holiday Spirit! 7 p.m. DowntownLongmont.com


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