The French Nest

The French Nest Open-Air Market happens once a month during the summer season and usually falls on every third Saturday. Open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Civic Center Park (225 Laporte Ave), the market decorates Old Town West with booths that feature goods from a myriad of creatives. A stroll among the modest white tops will send your senses soaring as brilliant colors from oil paintings and meticulously crafted […]

July 13 – Hodi’s Half Note

TNERTLE w/ Miss Jaedha & Jeraff TNERTLE is a Denver-based electro/funk/hip hop group who have been playing together for quite a long time. They began their journey in 1999 when two of the band members met in their 7th grade jazz band. From there, the friendship grew, ultimately becoming TNERTLE in 2012, and adding a few more instruments along with frequent guest appearances. TNERTLE will play everything from electro to […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Elder Care Network of Northern Colorado: Monthly Education Series

Elder Care Network of Northern Colorado is presenting a series of free monthly education events. This month’s topic is “What is a dementia-friendly community?”. The new initiative is an effort to support people living with dementia, as well as their care partners. A Certified Dementia Practitioner, Cyndi Luzinski, will be sharing dementia-friendly communication strategies, as well as the “Contented Dementia” approach. Luzinski will also give attendees other community resources they can reach […]

July 4- Red Rocks

Rusted Root, Blues Traveler, Spin Doctors & The Samples  A blast of long-lasting, relevant music lights up the stage at Red Rocks this Fourth of July with the one-of-a-kind Rusted Root, Spin Doctors and the Samples opening for headliners Blues Traveler. Rusted Root have collaborated with one another for what is approaching three decades and they have honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom, and virtuosity. It has been […]


CLOACAS First Fridays in Fort Collins are always a fun time. This month, the fun will only continue as you head to Downtown Artery to catch Cloacas, a six-piece gypsy-jazz-theater-folk group. Yes, that is a mouthful that results in music for everyone—folk, americana, classical, jazz, and even American gothic. If you can’t already tell, Cloacas has a variety of instruments to help them achieve their unique sound including: banjo, mandolin, […]


New Collaboration Beer Between New Belgium & Colorado State Available Today

By: Ainhoa Palacios New Belgium Brewing and Colorado State University have teamed up to create yet another new brew. Old Aggie Superior Lager is a crip golden lager that features CSU’s ram mascot. With green and orange vintage packaging, the beer hopes to bring through the school’s agricultural history. Old Aggie will be available year-round, as well as across Colorado in mid-August. But for now, Fort Collins is the only […]

Rialto Cinema

Loveland’s Rialto Cinema presents its 2017 Summer Cinema Series of 30+ themed movies shown on different days of the week. Throughout June and July, a wide variety of movies from different genres and decades will be screened at the restored 1920s theater courtesy of the theater’s new digital cinema projection system. Sundays screen films from the Golden and Silver ages of cinema, Tuesdays offer twice-daily screenings for popular children’s movies, […]


CSU Lagoon Concert

The Lagoon Summer Concert Series at Colorado State University is bringing some remarkable music to the Wednesdays of July. Steve Mantel kicks off the first July show on the 5th. Along with his band, he plays a wide variety of engaging covers and originals. Second in line, Union Gray is a Colorado based Texas/Red Dirt country band. They play new and old classics that will inspire your boots to kick […]

Underground Music Showcase

As the biggest independent music festival in the Rocky Mountains region, the Underground Music Showcase celebrates its 17th anniversary by taking over one half-mile section of South Broadway to feature over 100 artists for an incredible four day music adventure. From July 27-30, UMS will celebrate and thrive off the local art and music while featuring emerging artists from across the world. “Our second lineup announcement demonstrates the UMS’s commitment […]

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Since 1897, Cheyenne has been celebrating its old West roots with Cheyenne Frontier Days. This year, the festival is taking place from July 21-30. What will you find at Cheyenne Frontier Days? The largest outdoor rodeo that attracts top professionals who compete for more than $1 million in cash and prizes. The festival also offers educational opportunities for you and your young ones like Native American Dance Performances, Native American […]