Sometimes we don’t realize what events are happening in our own backyard. Well, that’s what we’re here for! We’ve compiled a variety of events for the week that we think you should check out. Whether you like volunteering, comedy, dessert and beer, exercising, or spending time with family, we have events for you. Take a look!

Volunteer at Food Bank for Larimer County with Project Helping

Date: March 26
Time: 9am – 11am
Location: Food bank for Larimer County: Fort Collins Food Share
1301 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins 80524
Cost: FREE but register here

Do good. Feel good. Help the Larimer County Food Bank with behind the scenes operations in the warehouse. This could include sorting food drives, bagging commodities, and repackaging food. Volunteering gives us a deep sense of happiness, reduced stress levels, and an increased sense of purpose so start your week positively by volunteering!

Comedy at the R Bar

Date: March 27
Time: 9pm – 11pm
Location: R Bar and Lounge
107 E. Laurel St., Fort Collins 80524
Price: FREE

Justin Going is hosting some of Colorado’s best stand up comedians at the R Bar this week. The R Bar is a place for comfortable expression and individuality among the LGBTQ community. Allison Rose is the featured comedian for this event and she is joined by three other Colorado comedians. This inclusivity offers a place for these local comedians to make you laugh until your stomach hurts! 

Pie and Beer Pairing Dinner

Date: March 29
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Location: Ginger and Baker
359 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Cost: $120 (includes tax and gratuity – tickets required)

Coming up soon on Thursday, March 29th is a unique and cultured event held at Ginger and Baker in northern Fort Collins. Horse and Dragon Brewing Company and Ginger and Baker are hosting a Pie and Beer Pairing Event starting in the evening on Thursday. Why not stop in to this historical site and enjoy five courses of pie themed delights – starting with savory hand pies and tartines (slices of bread with savory toppings) and ending with a pie inspired spin on desserts. Enjoy a beer cocktail on arrival as well as beer specifically paired with each of the five courses and a final pour course of wine barrel-aged beer. Also, hear from ginger and Baker chefs and Horse and Dragon Head Brewer and Owner. Spots are going quick, so don’t miss this fantastic opportunity!


FCFF Triathlon

Date: March 31
Time: 1:15pm – 4:30pm
Location: Orangetheory Fitness – Drake Road, Pure Barre, Meraki Yoga Studio
Cost: $35

Get your fitness on at the Fort Collins Fitness Festival Triathlon! Participants will go to and from local fitness studios and spend about 30 minutes at each location. This gives people an opportunity to try out new fitness activities around Fort Collins. Transportation will not be provided, but running, biking, or driving are all possible methods to get to the various studios. If you are a Fort Collins Fitness Festival ticket holder, the event is FREE for you! If not, you can purchase a separate triathlon ticket for $35! Get up, get active, and get going around Fort Collins! Click HERE for more details on this fantastic event!


Hippity Hop Grenade Brunch

Date: April 1st
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: The Hop Grenade
347 E Foothills Parkway, Unit #120, Fort Collins, 80525
Cost: FREE

Stop on by on Sunday, April 1st to the Hop Grenade for a fantastic Easter Brunch in the heart of Fort Collins. They are opening early and serving breakfast burritos, breakfast pizzas, mimosas and beer mimosas – not to mention an Easter Egg Hunt to satisfy both the kids and the kids in all of us as well. For more information, feel free to call (970) 229-6090 for more information regarding this event. Enjoy your Sunday and take part in some awesome Easter festivities! For more information on this event click here