18 fun events in Greeley, Loveland and County Weld to sneak in before school starts



August is here and school is fast approaching. Celebrate the end of summer by doing something fun like learning to throw a potter’s wheel, attending a mud volleyball tournament, or listening to music outdoors.

This week’s Go + Do events list features these and more that will keep families, couples, or even those looking for some time alone entertained.

Do you have an upcoming event that you think would be a perfect addition to the Go + Do Weekly List? Send the date, time, a description of the event, and other relevant information to Tamara Markard at [email protected] for review.

Friday August 6

1. Kersey Days 2021 kicks off at 6.30pm for two days of family fun starting with lawn mower races, live music and food at Kohler Farms Road and 9th Street. Admission to lawn mower races is $ 3 per person aged 3 and over. The event is open to all ages, adults, teens and children. Alcohol is not allowed on the race or on the field. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3s4sJGN.

2. Get your family out for a good time at the Adams County Fair Demolition Derby at 7:00 PM at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. Tickets cost $ 20 for guests ages 13 and up, $ 10 for kids ages 3-12. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit https://bit.ly/3fpYDIE.

3. Summer may still be in season, but the Ault Fall Festival begins at 9 a.m. with a show of antique engines and machinery followed by entertainment, a beer garden and fireworks display at Liberty Park on 1st Street. The Fall Festival continues until 10:30 a.m. on Sunday with a variety of events and activities for all ages. No pets are allowed at the free event. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3ikuc8j.

Saturday August 7

4. Greeley-Evans School District 6 and The Success Foundation are hosting a community school launch celebration at 10 a.m. at Island Grove Regional Park, 501 N. 14th Ave. Participants can receive a free backpack full of school supplies, browse community kiosks, get free sports physique, and free lunches will be provided to all children in attendance, from infants up to the age of 18. The free event is open to parents and children of all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2VuFWfs.

5. Start the weekend off right at Yoga on the Patio at noon at Brix’s Brewery and Taphouse, 813 8th St. A Balanced Movement Yoga instructor will be on hand to guide participants through a series of yoga poses before everyone benefits from a Brix breaststroke post-yoga. Tickets cost $ 25 per person and include one drink. Adults 21 and over are welcome to attend. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/37ieKTX.

6. The Ault Pierce Fire Department is hosting its annual 9:00 am mud volleyball tournament at the Ault Pierce Fire Hall, 16680 Route 14, Ault. All ages, adults, teens and children are welcome to come and cheer on their favorite team during the tournament. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3jlHTmJ.

7. Shop at school while celebrating the Harper Mae Grand Opening at 10 am at 5943 Sky Pond Drive, Suite E172 in Loveland. The boutique for adults and children offers the latest trends and styles of clothing as well as spaces available to rent for parties. Guests at the event can enjoy cupcakes which are included in the party packages. For more information, contact Harper Mae at (970) 278-5189.

8. Beers and dogs? You can get both at the Weldwerks Brewing: Bark and Brew adoption event at 1 p.m. at 508 8th Ave. in Greeley. Participants can taste beer, purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes, mix and mingle while helping to raise money for Big Bones Canine Rescue. For every pint sold during the event, Weldwerks will donate $ 1 to Big Bones. The event is open to adults 21 and over. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2WRPQZw.

Sunday August 8

9. Joe Bonamassa takes the stage at the Red Rocks Amphitheater at 8 pm at 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison. The two-time Grammy-nominated blues-rock guitarist is considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation. Tickets for the concert range from $ 59 to $ 199 per person. The concert is open to all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3jmOGN4.

10. Celebrate Sundays at SunDaze starting at noon at the Wicked Tequila Room, 123 E. 4th St. in Loveland. The event will feature live DJ music, Margmosa towers and more. Adults 21 and over are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Wicked Tequila room at (970) 278-5474.

Monday August 9

11. Bring your bikes, tricycles, scooters, skateboards and hoverboards for a family night of fun and entertainment at Bike Night in Garden City. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Garden City Town Hall and Community Center, 621 27th Road and will feature soft drinks, snacks, music, games, prizes and more. For more information, call (970) 351-0041.

12. Learn the basics of the Muddy Monday Pottery Wheel hosted by Work of Art Greeley at 6:30 pm at the studio located at 5750 W. 10th St. The instructor will teach students how to center their clay on the wheel, pull a wall and cut a wall. finished piece. Frosting and baking are included in the course. All ages, adults, teens and children are welcome to attend. Tickets for the class are $ 40 per person. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/37fAz6N.

Tuesday August 10

13. Horse racing enthusiasts will be interested in meeting “The Racehorse Painter” Bob Snider at a meeting hosted by the Powder River Art Gallery at 5:00 pm at 1906 Thomas Ave., Cheyenne, WY. Snider paints both watercolor and oils and has taught painting workshops in Italy, France, and the United States. While Snider paints a variety of scenes, this event will focus on his works involving racehorses and their jockeys. The free event is open to all ages. For more information, contact the gallery at (307) 286-8573.

Thursday August 12

14. Learn more about the oil and gas industry at the Colorado Oil and Gas Expo 2021 at 9:00 am at Island Grove Regional Park, 501 N. 14th Ave. The exhibition will provide information on exploration, production, services, equipment, government as well as information on career and employment. The free event is open to all ages. For more information, visit www.coogexpo.com.

15. The Loveland: Hazel Miller and The Collective Summer Concert Series is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Loveland Foote Lagoon, 500 E. Third St. Miller and his band will perform original pieces as well as tracks from jazz, blues and jazz. R&B. . The event will also offer food trucks and activities for children. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and all ages are welcome to attend the free event. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2VtXatw.

Friday August 13

16. Go on a date with your partner or a family night out with the kids at Night on the Town at 5 pm at 201 E. 4th St. in downtown Loveland. The event will feature art galleries, happy hour and culinary specialties in downtown bars and restaurants, retail store sales and promotions, as well as art and entertainment shows. . The free event is open to all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Vk7VPq.

17. Country singers and songwriters Jarrod Morris and Carson Jeffrey are scheduled to perform at 8 pm at the Sundance Steakhouse and Saloon, 2716 E. Mulberry St., Fort Collins. Members of the public will enjoy the performances of two complete groups for the price of one. Tickets cost $ 10 per person 21 and over with reserved seating options of 2 to 8 people. Participants under 21 are $ 15 per person. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3xrDnbj.

18. One Sweet Summer – Symphony on the Plaza is set at 6:00 PM at The Foundry Plaza between 1st and 3rd Streets of Loveland. The Loveland Orchestra will perform pieces from various genres, including music from “The Sound of Music”, “Star Wars” and “West Side Story”. The free event is open to all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3A6C2IP.



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