Upcoming Events: 9/11-9/12

Ok I’ve been slack on posting this.  I’ll try to be better about that.  There’s a lot going on this weekend, check it out.

Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12

Grant Family Farms Harvestival
Grant Farms, 1020 WCR 72, Wellington
10am to 7pm
Shuttle Bus available back and forth from the Lyric Cinema Cafe to the Farm from 9:30am to 5 PM. All buses returning starting at 7 PM back to The Lyric Cinema Cafe.
Tickets are $20 ($35 Sunday and $45 for a two-day pass)

Saturday, September 11

Oktoberfest, in conjunction with Nelsen’s Old Town Car Show
Old Town Square, Mountain Avenue & Walnut Street
11am to 6pm
Free admission!

The New Fort Collins Discovery Museum Groundbreaking Ceremony at the new museum’s location, on the corner of Cherry and Mason Streets, from 2 to 5pm.   Children’s activities will be held from 2 to 3:30.  The Official Children’s Groundbreaking will be at 3:30, and the first 1,000 children will receive a commemorative Fort Collins Discovery Museum Groundbreaking Shovel.

Drake Road Farmer’s Market
802 W. Drake Road
10am to 1pm
This week featuring peaches and sweet corn and melons.  Music from Storm Mountain Band.  Garth Englund Blood Center will hold their last Blood Drive. Click the link above to find out what else is going on at the market this week.

Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic – make a pet leash hanger!
10 to 11am
Lowe’s in Front Range Village

9 AM with a Naturalist: Fire’s Place in Nature
Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
9-11 a.m.
Meet at the picnic shelter. Learn why fire is important and visit the site of the 2000 Bobcat Ridge fire. 2 miles, easy. No registration required.

Sunday, August 15

Larimer County’s Downtown Farmer’s Market
Larimer County Courthouse Parking Lot
200 W. Oak Street, Old Town Fort Collins
8am to 12pm
9:00 am — This week’s Lil’ Sprouts activity (hands-on activity for children 10 and under) will be Scarecrows! Join us for the Scarecrow Parade at 11!

Fort Collins Farmer’s Market
Parking lot on Southwest Corner of Harmony & Lemay
11am to 3pm

A Morning with Thoreau
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
10 a.m. – Noon
Meet at the north parking lot. See nature through the works of famous naturalist Henry David Thoreau. 2 miles, easy. No registration required.

Know of anything else I missed?  Post it in the comments!

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