Upcoming Loveland events include a day to celebrate women on Saturday, a concert with Lisa Loeb next Friday, Star Wars Bingo for May 4, plant sales, ballet and ice skating performances.
Day to celebrate women
A day to celebrate women will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at Fairgrounds Park, 700 S. Railroad Ave., Loveland.
Attendees can meet Loveland sculptor Jane DeDecker, who worked on a women’s suffrage monument, and Anna Laymon, executive director of Women’s Suffrage National Monument, which is seeking to place a suffrage sculpture in Washington, D.C.
Bring a picnic; cake will be provided.
Everyone is welcome.
For more details, visit bit.ly/3vTyvgq.
Singer Lisa Loeb will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Gressiwick, 426 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland.
The singer, known for the platinum hit song “Stay (I Missed You)”, recently released her 15th album, “A Simple Trick To Happiness”.
Pamela Machala will be the opening act.
Tickets are $40.
For more details, visit gressiwick.com.
star wars bingo
Heart and Sol of Loveland and Grimm Brothers Brewhouse will host May the Fourth Be with You — Star Wars Bingo at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at the Brewhouse, 623 N. Denver Ave., Loveland.
Star Wars costumes are encouraged. Bingo cards cost 50 cents and all proceeds will go to the brewery’s May charity: Heart and Sol of Loveland.
For more details, visit bit.ly/3vwuiAF.
Rooftop Derby Party
Desk Chair Workspace, 201 E. Fourth St., Loveland, will host its third annual Derby Rooftop Party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.
Food and drink will be available for ages 21 and older on the rooftop along with live streaming of the Kentucky Derby races all day. Kick-off of the first race at 12:30 p.m.
Derby attire is encouraged and the best dressed will be rewarded.
General admission with open bar is $60; a VIP ticket costs $100.
For tickets or details, visit bit.ly/3vjLNE3.
Wicked Tequila, 123 E. Fourth St., will be hosting a Mother’s Day craft show with more than 20 vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 in “Margarita Alley.”
For more details, visit facebook.com/events/403252368309824.
Sale of flowers PEO-FL
Orders will be taken until May 6 for the annual PEO-FL flower sale.
Hanging baskets, flower pots, grasses, tomatoes and individual plants are available.
The flower sale raises funds for scholarships for deserving women in the Loveland area.
For more details or to receive an order form, contact Mary Ella Peterson at 970-667-6201 or by email at [email protected]
The flowers can be picked up on May 12. Home delivery is also available.
Sale of plants
The Burgdorf Historical Society will hold its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7 at the Pioneer Courtyard, 224 Mountain Ave., Burgdorf.
McCarty Fickel Garden Group volunteers will have over 1,000 plant starters, including herbs, vegetables and flowers.
A master gardener will be on hand to answer questions about the garden, and several vendors will be selling handcrafted items.
For more details, call 970-532-2147 or visit berthoudhistoricalsociety.org.
Variety show to benefit the USO
A second variety show benefiting the USO to help with the crisis in Ukraine will be held at 6 p.m. June 1 at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown.
The first show on May 31 is already sold out.
The show features The Beverly Belles, Derek Evilsizor as Frank Sinatra, Scott Hurst Jr., Jalyn Webb and The Honey Taps in a 1940s-style fundraising concert.
Audience members will be able to enjoy a vintage-style USO variety show, dinner, and the chance to bid on silent and live auction items. All proceeds will benefit the USO.
Guests are also encouraged to don their best 1940s swing attire. Active and retired service men and women are encouraged to wear their uniforms.
Dinner service is at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $65, available at bit.ly/3kjrdxq.
‘White as snow’
Canyon Concert Ballet will perform “Snow White” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8 at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins.
Jealous of Snow White’s beauty, the Evil Queen orders the murder of her innocent stepdaughter, but later discovers that Snow White is still alive and hiding in a cabin with seven friendly little miners. Disguising herself as a witch, the queen brings a poisoned apple to Snow White, who falls into a deathly sleep that can only be broken by a kiss from the charming prince.
General admission is $30-$40 and students/seniors $25-$35. There is a live streaming option for the Saturday night show.
For more details, call 970-221-6730 or visit lctix.com.
The Fort Collins Figure Skating Club will perform its Ice Extravaganza at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Edora Pool Ice Center (EPIC), 1801 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins.
Skaters will “dance through the decades” to music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s.
The Fort Collins Figure Skating Club is a voluntary, nonprofit organization dedicated to the sport of figure skating, serving more than 200 members in Colorado and Wyoming.
Tickets are $15.
For more details, visit fortcollinsfsc.org/ice-show.
Day without museum
In honor of Mother’s Day and Senior Graduates, mothers and graduates will receive free admission from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7 to the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures, 200 W. Mountain Ave. , Fort Collins.
In the main gallery, “Girl Scouts Impact the World” explores the history of the Girl Scouts since the founding of the organization in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low. The exhibit includes period uniforms, historical manuals and badges, as well as the founder’s personal items.
For details, visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call 970-221-4600.
Quad Rock Races
The Quad Rock 50 and 25 mile trail races will be held Saturday, May 7 at Lory State Park, 708 Lodgepole Drive, Bellvue.
The 50-mile race starts at 5:30 a.m. and the 25-mile race at 7 a.m.
Races are held on the trails and hills west of Fort Collins in Lory State Park and Horsetooth Mountain Park, with views of the Fort Collins skyline, Rocky Mountains and Great Plains to the west. ‘is.
Register at ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=90371.
Garden tour for Mother’s Day
A Mother’s Day Garden Tour will be offered from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 at the Treasure Island Demonstration Garden, 31500 Laku Lake Road, Windsor.
Guides will be available to answer gardening questions.
This is a walk-in event and no reservations are required. The tour is wheelchair accessible.
For details, visit windsorgov.com/calendar.aspx?EID=4995.
The Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra will perform “At the Movies” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., Greeley.
Take a journey through cinematic musical masterpieces with your Greeley Philharmonic as the orchestra plays concert hall classics by Strauss, Wagner, Sibelius and Mozart, and cinematic compositions by Henry Mancini, John Williams and more Again.
Tickets cost between $25 and $37. A broadcast option is available.
For details, visit greeleyphil.org or ucstars.com or call 970-356-5000.
Duck Race Festival
The Estes Park Rotary Duck Race Festival will take place on Saturday, May 7, beginning with the Duck Waddle 5K at 9 a.m., followed by live entertainment and activities for all ages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Live music and other entertainment will take place outside Nicky’s Restaurant and Nicky’s Resort, 1360 Fall River Road, Estes Park, from 10 a.m. until the Little Yellow Rubber Ducks drop in Fall River at 1 p.m. painting, balloon art and other activities will take place at the George Hix Memorial Riverside Plaza in downtown Estes Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event will raise funds for 66 nonprofits and charities that serve the needs of the Estes Valley.
Nineteen dollars of every $22 duck adoption goes to a selected organization. Ducks can be adopted online until 1 p.m. on May 7.
For more details, visit epduckrace.org.