Author: Ashley Duval

Colorado’s Ski Season

By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer Everything looks a bit different in the world today, but this winter, skiers and riders can forget all that as they swish and slide down the mountains of Colorado. Last year, skiing came to an abrupt halt as resorts and ski areas closed in mid-March due to COVID-19. Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) represents 22 ski areas and snowboard resorts in Colorado. The association concentrates on marketing, public policy and public relations. In an average year, Colorado sees nearly $5 billion in economic impact from the skiing and snowboarding industry. According to Chris Linsmeyer, public affairs...

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Dickens Alley

This month’s fave is brought to you by Jordan Secher, our marketing queen. Secher recently happened upon the very charming Dickens Alley. This shop specializes in collectables, rare books, art and antiques. It is thoughtfully arranged and completely beguiling—somewhere between grandma’s sitting room and the bookstore in a time travel novel. Her couldn’t-resist find? An antique Underwood typewriter. Visit Dickens Alley on your next tramp through Downtown Loveland. And follow Dickens Alley on Facebook, where the owner shares stories, facts about his finds, personal insights and more. He is as charming as his shop. Send your NOCO Faves (with...

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Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Announces New Exhibit – Mental Health: Mind Matters

On Saturday, October 3, the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (FCMoD) will debut a new special exhibit designed to bring awareness to a topic that touches our lives each day. Mental Health: Mind Matters, presented by Larimer County Behavioral Health Services, will use unique hands-on interactive and immersive multimedia activities to give visitors of all ages a memorable, impactful experience exploring mental health and its prevalence and impact in society. It will also provide a safe space to have important conversations about a subject that some see as taboo. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 18% of...

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Breeze Thru Car Wash Donates to Larimer County Search & Rescue

Locally-owned express car wash company, Breeze Thru Car Wash, has announced a charitable contribution of $14,351 to Larimer County Search and Rescue, (LCSAR) an independent, non-profit corporation and the search and rescue resource for Larimer County. This year, Breeze Thru sought to raise $15,000 so that LCSAR may upgrade and replace their aging communication and GPS systems with modern technology such as radios, ruggedized tablets, laptops, Wi-Fi internet connectivity, and training. The new equipment will allow Search and Rescue to do real-time tracking, improve remote communications, and give new capabilities such as using online maps. Each improvement made as a result of the $14,351 total...

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Derby Party

September 5 :: desk chair :: Loveland  If you happen to be on the corner of 4th and Cleveland in Downtown Loveland on a Saturday, you might hear a party from up above. The Rooftop at desk chair hosts events for the public, and on September 5th they hosted the Derby on The Rooftop. Locals were invited to dress in their most elegant Derby attire, partake in an open bar and watch the live-streamed races all day. The Rooftop now has a capacity of 40 due to COVID-19 restrictions, and the Derby allowed for 30 people. Mint Juleps and other Derby-themed...

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Upcoming Events

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Shop Local Saturday

May 30 @ 10:00 am - December 26 @ 6:00 pm
Loveland
Tue 24

Introductory Dreamwork Session

September 4 - December 31
Tue 24

Shop Local Pledge

November 12 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 24

Loveland Winter Wonderlights

November 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 1, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Loveland
Tue 24

Winter Wonderettes

November 19, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Johnstown
Tue 24

Poinsettia & Wreath Sale for CASA of Larimer County

November 20 - November 30
Fort Collins