Archive for 'Miscellaneous'

62. Salsa Dancing Above the Rio

Easily a 10 out of 10 on the Fort Fun Factor scale.  Every Tuesday night the Rythm Company teams up with the Rio Grande Mexican Restuarant and provides Salsa Dancing in the Agave room above the restaurant. Don’t go into the Rio to get there, the door for the Agave Room is just west of the restaurant enterance. [...]

61. Take a Walking Terror Tour of Downtown!

If you’re looking to make some last minute plans for tonight, consider taking a Walking Tour of Terror through downtown Fort Collins! The 10th annual Terror Tour is put on by the Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Science Center. The tours are held 2 days a year,  October 23 and 30, from 8-10pm (only 9:45 and 10pm are [...]

59. Equinox Brewing

Beer lovers have yet another reason to love life in Fort Collins. Equinox Brewing opened  their doors earlier this year and is receiving a warm welcome not only from our town’s beer connoisseurs but also from the judges at the Great American Beer Festival. Equinox’s Eclipse Brown Ale went up against 46 other beers from around [...]

58. Northern Colorado Corn Maze

A visit to the Northern Colorado Corn Maze is a perfectly suited outing for the month of October. Bring the kids out during the day for plenty of fun activities or plan to be spooked during the night as you wind your way through a giant maze of fully grown corn. During the day visitors [...]

57. Golf at City Park 9

We have some beautiful municipal golf courses here in Fort Collins. What better way to spend a warm fall day than a round at the City Park 9? Widely considered one of the best 9 hole rounds in the state, this regulation length course, built in 1940,  is located on the west side of City Park at 411 South Bryan [...]

56. Tour the Historic Avery House

If you’re a history buff, love museums, or are looking for something to do next time your parents come to town, check out the Historic Avery House located on the corner of Mountain Ave. and Meldrum. The home is made of sandstone mined from local quarries and was originally purchased for $3,000 in 1879 by [...]

55. Breakfast at Rainbow Restaurant

When John Gunther stated that, “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast” I think he had the Rainbow Restaurant in mind. I discovered another Fort Collins gem today when I visited the Rainbow Restaurant. Quaint, local,  charming, vegetarian friendly, and welcoming are some of the first words that come to mind when I think of [...]

54. BMX at Soft Gold Park

There are two BMX tracks in town that are maintained by the city and are free of charge. One is at Soft Gold Park on Hickory St on the north edge of town. The other is a competetive track at Edora Park where races are held. The Soft Gold track is perfect for kids. I learned [...]

52. Drive to Cameron Pass for Moose and Aspen Viewing

Fall is a great time of year to drive up  Cameron Pass to see the aspens changing and perhaps a few moose as well. Get your dose of Aspen Gold while you can; Mike Nelson (7 News Denver) is forecasting Sept 20-30 will be the peak of aspen color in the Northern Colorado mountains. And if you’ve never seen [...]

51. The Annual Sustainable Living Fair

The 11th Annual Sustainable Living Fair will be happening this weekend at Legacy Park on September 18 and 19. The event will offer interactive, family oriented events designed to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about: renewable energy, green building, natural health, social responsibility, and local economies. It’s a great way to spend a [...]