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House Specials

1. Bacon Jam on Brie Bruschetta Courtesy of Juli y Juan’s Kitchen, Fort Collins 2/3 cup lb. bacon (good quality) 1/2 medium white onion 2 garlic cloves 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 4 tbsp. brown sugar 2 tbsp. honey 1/2 cup espresso (medium roast) Bruschetta ingredients: 2 pcs baguette (around 12 inch) 2 pears 1/2 lb. Brie 2 tbsp. butter 3 thyme twigs Chop bacon in small cubes (size of a corn kernel) and finely dice onion. Chop garlic. Make espresso. Cook bacon in nonstick pan at medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until crispy. Set bacon aside and drain, leaving...

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2108 Masquerade Ball

October 20 :: Hilton :: Fort Collins A mysterious night of masquerade fun greeted 300 guests at the Masquerade Ball fundraiser. The evening provided tapas, libations and entertainment from stilt walkers, contortionists, LED hula hoopers, palm readers and more. A costume contest and plenty of dancing to After the Fire capped the evening of excitement. Proceeds benefited The Center for Family Outreach an its programs to provide education, prevention and early intervention programming for youth and their families. Photos courtesy of Jenny Harding Photography. Gail Crowley, Cindy DeGroot Laurie Klith, executive director of The Center for Family Outreach Christina...

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The Art of the Garage Tour

October 20 :: Eight Garages :: Fort Collins The Art of the Garage Tour hosted by Museum of Art Fort Collins (MoA) brought out scores of men and women for a self-guided tour of artful and creative garages. From housing collector cars, to being an art studio, to showcasing the latest in innovative storage and design, each garage brought plenty of ideas for those in attendance. The tour raised more than $21,000 to benefit MoA and its mission to spread the power of visual art.   De Dahlgren, Lisa Hatchadoorian    Justin Larson, Megin Rux    Jack Self, Yvonne...

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WomenGive Fall Social

October 16 :: Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center at Colorado State University :: Fort Collins WomenGive members, business members and supporters as well as community members attended the annual fall social event to celebrate WomenGive’s positive impact on the community and its help for single women and their children. Speakers at the evening event included WomenGive mission sponsors, a spokesperson from Women’s Foundation of Colorado and a personal testimonial from a WomenGive scholarship recipient. Photos courtesy of zebrajellyfish.com. Dawn Putney, Helen Gray Stacy Hill, Suzanne Miller, Chrissi Gillispie Mary Atchison, Beth Phillips Kim Redd, Heather Gossel, Mara Brosy-Wiwchar,...

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3Hopeful Hearts Music Benefit & Auction

October 12 :: The Agave Room :: Fort Collins An evening of auctions and live music entertainment were at the forefront of this seventh annual event for 3Hopeful Hearts. Guests in attendance bid on live and silent auctions, danced to the Hazel Miller Band and helped to raise more than $26,000. An additional $53,000 went toward the Center for Hope Capital Campaign, thanks to a matching pledge by the Christensen family. Proceeds benefit 3Hopeful Hearts and the grief companion services it provides to bereaved families of northern Colorado. Photos courtesy of Rod Pentico Photography. Chris & Emily Smith Julie...

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Upcoming Events

Tue 11

Pigskin Peanuts, Museum of Art Fort Collins

November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Fort Collins
Tue 11

“Scrooge! The Musical”

November 23 - December 31
Johnstown
Tue 11

Garden of Lights 2018

December 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Tue 11

The Nutcracker

December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 9, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Tue 11
Wed 12

Berthoud Snowfest

December 12 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 3:00 pm
Berthoud