73rd ANNUAL LOVELAND STONE AGE FAIR
Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m
Sunday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pulliam Community Building, 545 Cleveland Ave., Loveland. Phone: (303) 656-1440
Great displays of Native American artifacts and arrowheads, archaeology speakers. Artifact identification, free to the public. Sponsored by the Loveland Archaeological Society.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28
Is Tatting a Lost Art?
10 a.m. – Noon; Loveland Publc Library, 300 N. Adams, Loveland, CO 80537 Erion Room, 2nd Floor
Ticket Pricing: Free. Tatting is a technique for handcrafting a particularly durable lace constructed by a series of knots and loops. Tatting can be used to make lace edging as well as doilies, collars, necklaces, bracelets, and other decorative pieces. Tatting dates to the early 19th century. Join us for the first in a series of classes to learn this “lost art” with Margaret Zierdt, who has been tatting for almost 80 years. No registration or supplies required for the 1st class. Classes will be held the 4th Saturday, monthly, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Loveland Public Library, Erion Room. For more information contact Bobbi 962-2401 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class: Introduction to Genealogy
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Windsor Public Library, 720 3rd St., Windsor. Presented by the Larimer County Genealogical Society. Registration required.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
Drylander’s Museum season opening
755 3rd St., Nunn. The museum features a one-room school, railroad display and many other displays from the Northern Colorado area. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ticket pricing: Free. Donations appreciated. (970) 834-1593.
Take a ride on Birney Car 21 on summer weekend afternoons and holidays, May through September. Each 3-mile round trip between City Park and Howes Street (downtown) along Mountain Avenue takes about 1/2 hour. The Fort Collins Municipal Railway Society is an all-volunteer organization working with the city of Fort Collins to provide a heritage streetcar experience.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 29
CANCELED: Operation Preservation: Restoring History at Bobcat Ridge
has been CANCELED due to ongoing flood damage. This event had been postponed from two weeks ago for the same reason. Hopefully, the city of Fort Collins will reschedule this event in the spring. This was the description of the event: “A special event to recognize the newly restored chicken coop and pioneer barn near the parking lot. Learn about the history behind these buildings, how they were restored, and general human history at Bobcat Ridge.”
TUESDAY, OCT. 1
Fort Collins Historical Society Meeting
7 – 9 p.m., Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.
The Fort Collins Historical Society’s 2013-‘14 season of programs continues at 7 p.m. in the south classroom at the museum. The theme this year is “Our Fascination with the Poudre.” Join the society for “Fort Collins’ Mountain Park on the Poudre,” with Barbara (Tom) Fleming, author and columnist. The program is free and open to the public. FCHS programs generally last 1.5 to 2 hours.
Class: Family Tree Maker Users Group
6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Council Tree Library, 2733 Council Tree Ave, Front Range Village, Fort Collins.
Presented by the Larimer County Genealogical Society. Class instructor Bob Larson will show how to create a family history book with many page options, including the Smart Stories feature to send to your relatives. You can print, save, or email the book to your relatives. Bring your laptop to follow the class. Bob Larson is a writer, an author, and speaker at different genealogy conferences cross the United States. Free and open to the public.