Things to do in Longmont: Sept. 6-8

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Longmont Downtown Summer Concert Series (Photo by Macie May/Longmont Observer)

Friday, September 6

American Heroes Run 100

  • Time: Sept 6 10 a.m. – Sept. 7 4 p.m.
  • Location: Rogers Gover Park, 220 Hover Rd.

FOR OUR 10TH YEAR WE HAVE ADDED A

100 MILE RUN (30 HOUR TIME LIMIT)

ALSO:

NEW Finishers Medals For All Events Including 5k

NEW Embroidered Beanies For All Ultra Marathoners

NEW Belt Buckle For 100 Mile Finishers (“Big Buckle” for SUB 24 Hour)

NEW 50 Mile Medal for anyone completing 50 Miles In Any Event

ULTRA MARATHONER Dog Tags For 9 Hour 11 Minute Finishers

Barley Har Har Comedy Night

  • Time: 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Location: 300 Suns Brewing, 335 1st Ave. Unit C

Comedy Night every 1st & 3rd Friday at 300 Suns Brewing in Longmont!

Make sure to show up early to grab a beer and some food!

This is FREE! Like SPARTA! Only BETTER!

Live at Cheese Importers!

  • Time: 5-8 p.m.
  • Location: Cheese Importers, 103 Main St.

Daniel Ondaro is playing at Cheese Importers.

Kevin Dooley

  • Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Still Cellers, 1115 Colorado Ave. Ste. C

“Kevin successfully marries the soul of acoustic with the range of rock.” – Tim O’Brien

Kevin Dooley… singer-songwriter n’ songsmith… acoustic, steel guitar, bouzouki… roadie n’ driver

As usual on a Friday, our tasting room will be open from 4pm – 8:30ish. There is NO COVER, though tips for the musician(s) are encouraged and appreciated. We do not serve food, but picnics and snacks are welcome and encouraged…Come enjoy our handcrafted organic liquid magic!

Evening Handwork and Pot Luck

  • Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Longmont Yarn Shoppe, 454 Main St.

Join us for an Evening Handwork Celebration and Party! Bring your Handwork and a Side or Main Dish to share. LYS will provide cutlery, beverages and Birthday Cake. PLEASE bring one copy of your recipe to share. Ya’ll know how much we love to share! Please RSVP if you know you are coming!

Dizzy With A Dame Live at Dickens Opera House!

  • Time: 7-11 p.m.
  • Location: Dickens Opera House, 300 Main St.

Doors 7pm, Show 8pm.
Tickets: $10 Advance and at the Door.
All Ages.

Dizzy With a Dame is an homage both to the great small jazz groups of the swing era such as the Benny Goodman Sextet, Count Basie’s Kansas City Six, and Artie Shaw’s Gramercy Five, and the “girl singers” of the same era such as Helen Ward, Martha Tilton, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Helen Forrest.

Dizzy With a Dame also explores the show tunes of Cole Porter, the Gershwins, Lerner and Loewe, Harold Arlen, Rodgers and Hart, and Irving Berlin with the same infectious swing groove as the classic swing tunes.

For music, videos and more visit dizzywithadamedenver.com

Saturday, September 7

Tribute to the Tap: Tribute Band and Beer Fest

  • Time: 12-9 p.m.
  • Location: Village at the Peaks, 1250 South Hover Road

An all-day tribute band extravaganza with family-friendly activities and great music from some of Colorado’s premier tribute bands!

Concerts are free to attend, beer garden sponsored by Bad Daddy’s!

12:00pm – 1:00pm: “Knot Rock”
1:30pm – 3:00pm: “Wake up and Live” – Bob Marley Tribute
3:30pm – 5:00pm: “Fire and Ice” – Pat Benatar Tribute
5:30pm – 7:30pm: “Van Wholen” – The Who and Van Halen Tribute Band
7:30pm – 9:00pm: “The Long Run” – Eagles Tribute

Wibtoberfest: Celebrating 4 YEARS of Lager Love!

  • Time: 11 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
  • Location: Wibby Brewing, 209 Emery St.

WIBTOBERFEST: Wibby Brewing’s 4th Anniversary Celebration is SATURDAY 9/7! It is FREE! And, we’ve planned huuuge to celebrate all of YOU! Thank YOU for helping us make this crazy-unique lager community possible… DeadPhish Orchestra will take the stage at 7PM.

11am: Traditional Alphorns will ring in the celebratory Firkin Tapping of our seasonal release, Wibtoberfest Märzen! The free-flowing festive lager will be FREE until the firkin runs dry! Exclusive amounts of your favorite 2019 lager past-times, brewed earlier this year, will be re-released hourly, including the barrel-aged goodness you’ve grown to love!

ALL DAY Join in on our inaugural FRANCTOBERFEST which will showcase our mascot’s finest hour with variations of your favorite lawn ornament in a multitude of characters. TOKENS for stein fills will be awarded to all 21+ers who bring in a new rendition of our beloved Franc in costume! **Blanks are available in the taproom NOW! We’re anxiously awaiting to see your wild creations transform into character!

ARRIVE BY NOON to enjoy another one of our many specialties, Cornhole! Wibby Brewing’s 3rd Annual FREE, double-elimination Corntoberfest Tournament prizes that have their own reason to celebrate! We love our industry comrades! Singles ok! Register: www.wibbybrewing.com/shop/2019-corntoberfest

LAGER’LYMPICS 3-6PM Get crowned Wibtoberfest Royalty! Festive adult games like Stein Hoisting; HammerSchlagen; Hippity-Hop Relays + Malt Sack Races; Keg Bowling, one-legged Flamingo stands, Hula-Hoop contests, Bumper Cars, and more! Registration for multiple activities will be required to qualify for the crown! www.wibbybrewing.com/shop/2019lagerlympics
Grand Prizes include .5L steins, t-shirts, tokens, + commemorative posters.

4PM Best Dressed Pet Parade! A parade of your best dressed pets in costume with Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & SuppliesCamp Bow Wow Longmont. Come with your pet in a costume – receive a free beer token!

ALL YOU CAN ART – ALL DAY benefitting Firehouse Art Center!
Hops+Flowered Headbands, Custom Flags, Tie-Dye Shirts, Painting Steins/Pet Rocks/Canvas etc.! YOUNG + OLD, come ready to CREATE!

In between main-stage musical performances, like Jackson Cloud Odyssey, Half Passed Grass, a modern, technical, yet traditional German Polka band, Tanzkapelle, accompanied by a Colorado Alphorn Events duo will get you yodeling in lederhosen + dirndls!

AWESOME traditional eats (think: Jäger Schnitzel w/ Spätzle!) from Gunter’s Bavarian Grill… in addition to grub from some of our loyals, Cheese Love Grill, + ElTacoDisco! Ring in our turning 4 by harnessing your inner-child with an appropriate scoop of “it’s my GF birthday cake” by Best One Yet ice cream or refresh you palate on some craft popsicles by Big Top Pops!

Mark your calendars, grab your chicken dancing shoes and get ready for the #lagerlove community to come together and celebrate! PROST!

FREE BICYCLE VALET! This event benefits our Health + the Health of our Environment by supporting Bicycle Longmont.

THIS IS A FREE but FOOD DRIVE EVENT PLEASE BRING ONE FRESH OR NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEM PER PERSON!

19th Annual HWNA Outdoor Cinemas

  • Time: 6-10 p.m.
  • Location: Thompson Park, 4th and Bross

These movies are shown free of charge and open to the public.
Pre-movie fun starts about 7:00 pm & the movies start at dusk.
Bring lawn chairs, blankets, pillows and snacks.
Snacks and refreshments will also be available.
If you can, please bring a non-perishable food item, to donate to a local food pantry. Look for a donation box, near the gazebo.

Movies to be shown:
How to Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World, Saturday, September 7th
The Avengers, Endgames, Saturday, September 14th
These movies are free of charge and open to the public

First Responders Spouse Support Group

  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Morgan Tolle Therapy, 525 3rd Ave. Ste. 130

On Saturday September 7th at 10 am, Amanda Ortega and Morgan Tolle will be hosting and facilitating a support group for spouses of first responders. Amanda and Morgan are both Marriage and Family therapist with a passion to help the first responder community. This group will help others connect with other spouses, receive support from those who understand, and gain tools to help and support your family. Being a spouse of a first responder makes you apart of a unique community with a different perspective. It’s important to talk things through such as hardships, challenges, and successes. This group will provide you an opportunity to share those things with others who have most likely had similar experiences. Take some time for yourself to talk through what’s going on in your life and enjoy a supportive atmosphere.

Sunday, September 8

ROCK the BOAT Benefit Concert

  • Time: 3-7 p.m.
  • Location: Union Reservior, 461 County Road 26

A Family Fun Event supporting our mission, to Inspire and Empower our YOUTH, preventing teen drug use, suicide, self-harm, and other unhealthy behaviors.
Featuring the MIND-BLOWINGLY talented Sheryl Renee, Hazel Miller, and Coco Brown, emcee’d by the amazing and inspiring Cynthia James and Special Opening Act, Coby Mandell!

With GIANT versions of your favorite Games!
*GIANT Cornhole!
*GIANT BEAR Pong! (Think GIANT TEDDY BEARs!)
*GIANT Jenga…and then some!
A “KIDS GAMES” area (with not SO giant games!)

Drawings for a $499 SUP, Camp scholarships and more! Kids 12 and under admitted FREE with accompanying adult!

Bee Festival at Ollin Farms

  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Location: Ollin Farms, 8627 N. 95th St.

The 5th Annual Bee Festival is a free educational event featuring kids activities, talks with local beekeepers, a demonstration bee hive, and a community planting event. Activities and talks run from 11am-1pm followed by a perennial pollinator habitat planting activity and a community meal afterwards. Pollinator health continues to be one of the crucial issues facing Boulder County, come BEE a part of the change!

September BBQ!

  • Time: 2-5 p.m.
  • Location: 1361 Charles Dr.

Hosted by Families of Color Colorado

Let’s finish off summer right! We will be building ‘fishing’ rods with the kids, so please have your littles bring a good sized stick; 3-4 ft so they can catch some craw-fish in the creek! We will provide the string and the bait. Bring food for your family to grill, and a side or dessert to share. There is a huge grassy area where we will have soccer goals, a great space for kites, plenty of sidewalk for bikes, scooters, or chalk art. Bring a friend!


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