music, Memorial Day and more – Loveland Reporter-Herald


Concerts, Memorial Day celebrations and more will fill the calendar in the Loveland area through the end of May.

Limp Bizkit

American rock band Limp Bizkit will bring their “Still Sucks Tour”. at the Budweiser Events Center, 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26.

The Grammy-nominated group has sold 40 million records worldwide and has been led since its inception by frontman Fred Durst. The band includes original members: Durst — vocals; John Otto – drums; Sam Rivers – bass and backing vocals; Wes Borland — guitars and backing vocals; DJ Lethal — turntables, sampling and programming.

The AEG Presents concert will also feature special guests Yung Gravy, Dying Wish and Wargasm UK.

Tickets cost between $59.95 and $99.95, available at and at the Budweiser Events Center box office.

Nate Bargatze

Comedian Nate Bargatze will perform at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland on Saturday, October 8 during his Raincheck Tour.

The Tennessee performer’s comedy is both clean and relatable, and he’s appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan and had his own Comedy Central Presents show in 2011.

He’s also teamed up with All Things Comedy to release his weekly podcast, “Nateland,” which tackles the trivial issues we face every day to give listeners a mental break from fighting for the good fight. New episodes are released every Wednesday.

Tickets will start at $43.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, online at or in person at the Budweiser Events Center.

Remembrance Day Block Party

Calvary Derby Hill will hold its annual Memorial Day Community Party at 11.30am-1.30pm on Monday May 30 at Derby Hill Park, 2730 Courtney Drive, Loveland, with free food, games, a bouncy house and an obstacle course. Big-Time Music will present live music.

The church will provide hot dogs and hamburgers; attendees are encouraged but not required to bring a favorite side dish or dessert.

Free entry.

For details, contact Dave, [email protected]

Oil and Gas Forum

Our Community Values ​​will be hosting a Zoom Forum titled “Adverse Health Effects of Oil and Gas Extraction” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26.

Two local doctors will present data to help listeners understand the health risks associated with oil and gas extraction.

To participate, go to or go to the Our Community Values ​​Facebook page for the link.

Spring Bird Watching

Heart-J Center will be offering a Spring Birding program from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 28 at the Sylvan Dale Ranch, 2939 N. County Road 31D, Loveland.

Join local birding experts to learn the ins and outs of birding in Colorado.

The cost is $10. Register on

field of honor

The second annual Field of Honor will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 27-29 and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, May 30 at Spring Canyon Park, 2626 Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins.

A display of 500 flags will honor military, community and personal heroes.

For more details, contact the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club at 970-217-8589 or [email protected] or visit

veterans ceremony

A ceremony will honor veterans of World War II at noon Sunday, May 29 at Veterans Plaza at Spring Canyon Park, 2626 Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins.

Pre-ceremony events will begin at 10 a.m. and will include exhibits, booths, historical re-enactments, vintage vehicles, a display of over 40 remote-controlled model airplanes, and a display of 500 flags.

The ceremony will include the presentation of colors, faucets, the Missing Man’s Table, the internment of soils in the Victory Garden, a guest speaker on World War II and a flyover.

All World War II veterans will be seated on the stage. Any family or friend of a deceased WWII veteran is encouraged to bring a photo of their veteran to hold and honor.

For more details, contact Brad Hoopes at 970-631-2027 or email [email protected]


The Academy of Contemporary Dance will perform “Cinderella” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins.

The story of Cinderella’s fairy tale will be told through dance.

Tickets are $15 to $20.

Both in-person and live options are available.

For more details, call 970-221-6730 or visit

Veterans for Peace

The Northern Colorado Chapter of Veterans for Peace will host an event from 2-4 p.m. on Monday, May 30, in Old Town Square in downtown Fort Collins near the Clamshell Stage.

Veterans from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan will deliver short speeches and readings of selected quotes, and a bell will commemorate the solemn nature of the day at the end of the talks.

For more details, visit

Colorado Race

The 43rd Annual Colorado Run will be held Monday, May 30 at Spring Canyon Park, 2626 Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins.

The race includes a Totally Tough 10k run/walk/ruck starting at 8:00 a.m. and a fast flat 5k run/walk starting at 8:15 a.m.

The 10k route runs along the Horsetooth Reservoir and the 5k stays at Spring Canyon Park.

The cost is $40 to $55.

Register on

Twilight Garden Series

The Colorado State University Larimer County Extension, Colorado State University Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Spring Creek Gardens will offer the Twilight Garden Series.

The series includes four evenings of talks by community horticulture experts, held outdoors, rain or shine, with refreshments and door prizes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. sharp

The first conference will be held on Spring Gardens on Tuesday, May 31, at The Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Center Ave., Fort Collins. Alison O’Connor, Colorado State University Extension, and Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension, will discuss bulbs; master gardener Jon Weiss will discuss protecting your plants from the elements; and Beverly Shaw with Plant Select will discuss perennials.

The Summer Garden Conference will be held Tuesday, June 21 at the Colorado State University Annual Flower Test Garden, 1401 Remington St., Fort Collins. Tony Koski, Colorado State University, will talk about turf; Andrea Vanderbilt, Teach Me to Grow, will talk about vegetable pests and problems; and Jim Klett and Sarah Mendus of Colorado State University will talk about the latest and greatest perennials.

A second Summer Garden Conference will be held Tuesday, July 19 at Colorado State University’s Annual Flower Test Garden, 1401 Remington St. Colorado State University’s Jim Klett and Colorado State University’s Alison O’Connor Extension will discuss shade trees; master gardener Jon Weiss will discuss patio vegetable gardens; and Shannon Mason, Colorado State University, will discuss using perennials for cut flowers.

The final conference, Fall Gardens, will be on Tuesday, August 23 at Spring Creek Gardens, 2145 Center Ave. Amy Lentz of Boulder County Extension will talk about indoor plant trends; Mary Miller of Gardens on Spring Creek will talk about celebrating plant diversity; and Bryan Fischer of Gardens on Spring Creek will discuss underutilized perennials.

Attend each event for $10. Pre-registration is encouraged.

For more details or to register, visit

Remembrance Day Ceremony

In honor and remembrance of military personnel interred at Lakeview Cemetery and elsewhere, American Legion Post 109 will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony at 9 a.m., Monday, May 30, weather permitting.

The ceremony is a free public event and the cemetery is located on the southwest corner of Colo. 392 and Colo. 257 Windsor.

The ceremony will include remarks and placement of the memorial wreath by the American Legion, remarks from Mayor Paul Rennemeyer and participation from local Windsor Boy Scouts.

American Legion Post 109, 624 Ash St., Windsor, is open to the public and will host a brunch after the ceremony, with ham, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and coffee for $5 per person, free for veterans and children under 5 years old.

For more details, visit

Bike night

The Windsor Police Service and the Windsor Optimist Club will host Bike Night from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at Boardwalk Park, 100 N. Fifth St., Windsor.

The free community event focused on bike safety includes a youth obstacle course, safety posts and giveaways on a first-come, first-served basis.

All activities take place at the Windsor Lake parking lot located off Birch Street.

For more details, visit

Friday parties

Weekly Friday festivals begin May 27 at Ninth Street Plaza, 802 Ninth St., Greeley.

The “Go-cup” service starts at 6 p.m. and live music usually starts around 6:30 p.m.
Participants may bring lawn chairs and food, but may not bring alcoholic beverages.

The program will include:

  • May 27: Cordoba.
  • June 3: Greeley Blues Party Band opens and Greeley Blues Jam Kickoff with Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal.
  • June 10: Stampede Kickoff with Jesse Cornett & The Revolvers.
  • June 17: My blue sky.
  • June 24: The Custom Shop group.
  • July 1: 101st Army Hot 7 jazz and rock bands.
  • July 8: Chicano Heat.
  • July 15: Gripweed Musketeer.
  • July 22: Hazel Miller and The Collective.
  • July 29: Kick-off of the arts picnic with Funkiphino.
  • August 5: Stone Beat Invasion.
  • August 12: Pamlico Sound.
  • August 19: Dave Beegle and the Jurrasicasters.
  • August 26: Kelsey Jo and the Wildcards.
  • September 2: Block Party & UNC Celebration Night.
  • September 9: Chain Station.
  • September 16 Mexico Independence Day.

Free entry.

For more details, call 970-356-6775 or visit

Sister Hazel

Sister Hazel will perform at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28 at the Stanley Concert Hall, 333 E. Wonderview Ave., Estes Park.

The group has hits in the genres of adult alternative and country music.

Tickets are $35.

For more details, visit

art market

The 22nd Annual Art Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 30 at Bond Park in downtown Estes Park.

Artists from Colorado and surrounding states will showcase a variety of fine arts and crafts including functional pottery, paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry, art glass, wood crafts , fiber art, metal crafts and more.

The art market is wheelchair accessible and admission is free.

The show is presented by the Estes Park Art Center.

For more details, call 970-586-5882 or visit


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