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From July 18- Aug. 30, 2014, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado, will host an exhibition titled Center Forward 2014. For this show, the Center’s own Hamidah Glasgow hand-selected a group of progressive photographs created by emerging artists, both local as well as international. Come by and see this amazing show in the Main Gallery, free and open to the public.
Fort Collins Museum of Art Announces Exhibition
Artistic Eye On History: Fort Collins 150
From July 25th through September 28th, 2014 the Fort Collins Museum of Art will present an exhibition in honor of its Banner Health-Kaiser Permanente 2014 Masks Honorary Chair, Paula Edwards. Paula chose as her Honorary Chair project an exhibition that celebrates Fort Collins’ 150th anniversary and showcases the many outstanding artists who live and work in the Fort Collins Area. The exhibition will feature works of art that illustrate, comment upon or artistically re-envision historic events, important cultural or economic developments and important historic figures in the history of Fort Collins. The exhibition coincides with FC150 exhibition that opens in the fall of 2014 at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
“This exhibit is a unique opportunity to look into the minds of several local artists and see what they see as they ponder the last century and a half of Fort Collins’ history,” said David Prosser, the museum’s Interim Executive Director.
Amelia Caruso, Bob Coonts, Louise Cutler, Jennifer Davey, Monica Deming, Clint Eccher,
Diane Edwards, Diane Findley, Wendy Franzen, Jennifer Ivanovic, Mary McCauley, Dolores Rowland,
Ajean Ryan, Two Sisters Mosaic (Jane Sullivan and Jean McBride), Eldon Ward, Laurie Beth Zuckerman
The museum is open Wednesday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Admission is $4.00 for adults; $2.00 for students with ID and seniors (over 65) and $1.00 for youth 7-18. Children 6 and under and museum members are free.
From July 25- Sept. 27, 2014, The Center for Fine Art Photography will exhibit Photographer Jenny Riffle’s “Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure Hunting,” in which Riffle captures her muse, Riley, searching for treasure through influence of Mark Twain. The opening reception will be Aug. 1 from 6-9 p.m.
Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit, orange juice, coffee and tea.
The second-annual Fort Collins Fringe Festival, where experimental, edgy, and downright unusual theatre productions are the norm, runs Friday and Saturday, September 5 and 6. The event features original short and long works by Northern Colorado playwrights and performers, including car plays, student work, comedy, drama, and the unclassifiable. The event will be held at the Museum of Discovery’s Dome Theatre and the Community Creative Center at Library Park. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.
Come dressed as your favorite Superhero or just as yourself! Come join us for the 2nd Annual Superhero Run and Family Carnival on September 13, 2014. The beautiful course begins and ends at St. Michael’s Town Square and runs through surrounding neighborhoods. 5K and 1K distances for walkers and runners. Cash Prizes for top 3 male and female overall 5K finishers, Best Costume prizes, Age Group awards, and team prizes and door prizes! Fantastic Kids Fun Run is free for children 6 and under. Enjoy a free family carnival after the event with, music, bounce houses, carnival games, face painting and so much more. Proceeds benefit A Kid’s Place and the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and Child Advocacy Center Programs. Every child needs a hero, but abused children need Superheroes! Which Superhero will you be?
Rocky Mountain Brew runs brings together what runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes, ages and levels love: Beer and running!
Join us spring and summer of 2014 for a 10 series Colorado microbrewery tour where we will run/walk an informal 5k course and finish with an ice cold brew.
Participants will all receive a free beer of their choice, a signature pint glass, mug or swag from select breweries.
Run for the beer, stay for the PARTY:
At select microbreweries we will have gourmet food trucks out for some delicious post run grub, music for you to get your groove on and of course our famous “Beer Olympics games”.
More info/register now at: www.rockymountainbrewruns.com
Rocky Mountain Flycasters Welcome Author Steve Schweitzer
The Rocky Mountain Flycasters chapter of Trout Unlimited resumes its fall and winter meeting schedule on Wednesday September 17th.
Author Steve Schweitzer will be both the featured fly tier and program presenter. Schweitzer, author of the popular “A Fly Fishing Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park”, will introduce his new guidebook on fishing the Indian Peaks Wilderness.
Social hour and the fly tying demonstration begin at 6:30, with the program at 7:00 pm. The meeting is free.
The First Annual Race to Repair is a competitive bicycle repair event. This fast paced, unique competition is open to anyone: hobby mechanics, professional bicycle mechanics, and anyone who wants to try something new! $30 for a team of 3. The team that repairs the most bicycle will be named “The Fastest, Finest, and Best Mechanics in Northern Colorado” for 2014 and will receive a cash prize, a custom made trophy, T-shirts, and bragging rights. All repaired bicycles will be donated to Turn Around Bikes clients.