If you’re having a hard time deciding what to do with your time this coming week, Fort Collins has a ton to offer. Ranging from meditative practices to an amazing celebration of color, we’ve got you covered. Check out all the events and enjoy local!
Date: Every Monday in April
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: FoCo Cafe
225 Maple St, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
Head over to FoCo Cafe every Monday this April for an hour of relaxation and mindfulness. The session will be Monday nights and will be followed by a small discussion. This is perfect for people who are looking for focus this Spring!
Date: April 12th
Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
Location: The Forge Publick House, 255 Old Firehouse Alley, Fort Collins
Dimestories, an open mic event where writers can share their 3 minute stories – fact or fiction – is happening on Thursday April 12th, at the Forge Publick house in Fort Collins, Colorado. Authors of all experience levels are encouraged to sign up and read, not to mention the audience is very friendly and non-judgmental. Sign up to read starts at 6:30pm and reading starts at 7:00pm. For more information about DimeStories, please visit http://dimestories.org.
Date: April 13th
Time: 8pm – 1am
Location: 1624 S Lemay Ave Suite 6
Looking for some entertainment provided by your fellow Fort Collins locals? Go on over to Dungeons & Drafts for Broadway Musical Karaoke. From classics to Wicked and Rent, pick your favorite and sing your heart out! Your first musical song you sing, gets you a free shooter, and if you’re willing to dress up, you get 10% off your entire purchase. The entry is free, so stay for some brews and tunes!
Holi – Festival of Colors
Date: April 14th
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Location: Aggie Village at Colorado State University
Lake Street and Centre Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80523
HOLI is a spring festival that takes place in India. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil and the start of Spring. It’s known as the “festival of colors” so people smear each other with colors, spray water guns, and launch water balloons. Everyone is considered equal at this event so no one is off limits. Wear white clothing so the colors stand out and you can show your HOLI pride! FREE Indian food will be provided!
Date: April 15th
Time: Starts at 8:30am
Location: Hughes Stadium to New Belgium Brewing
Cost: $95 – register here
Have you ever wanted to prove to yourself that you could do something amazing? A half marathon is the perfect way to do that! The course starts at Hughes stadium and participants run along the road following the reservoir until finally crossing the finish line at New Belgium Brewing. Registration includes a T-shirt, medal, pint glass and all the food and beer you could want. Parking is at the Twin drive-in theatre and a free shuttle will take you back to your car from New Belgium. Bring family and friends to cheer you on and help you celebrate your accomplishment!