Publisher's Note: Top Events This Week in Loveland & Around

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid October 9, 2023


Monday is Indigenous Peoples Day!

We have a couple of past articles on honoring the day and peoples. 

Native American Month: How To Honor Indigenous Peoples of This Region

Land Acknowledgment: How to Teach Our Kids About Native Americans

Celebrating Our Nation’s Indigenous People Oct. 12

We have some great guides for fall fun and our calendar will be filling up for the holiday season over the next few weeks! 

What In MK up to this month?

We are sponsoring Be The Difference: Partners Halloween Carnival @ Zoe's Cafe, and Hosting Candy Crawl with Fort Collins Marketplace

Our Picks For The Week. 

This week is full of some great events! We have chosen just a few that either peak our interest or that we've been to before and are a must see. 

Important Note: Mama Mondays @ Promenade Shops is canceled this Monday. Check back for next month.

10/10 9:30 - 5:30 Inktober at the Loveland Library. Join the global art community in this month-long celebration of ink-based masterpieces! Grab a free drawing kit every Tuesday in October and unleash your creativity. Make October a month of artistic discovery!

10/10 4-5pm Storytellers of the Ancestral Red Road Cultural and Artistic Workshop with Sam Gallegos. Listen to traditional stories of the bear and the coyote, participate in the friendship dance, and learn about the four directions through creative activity. For Kids 5-10.

10/13 6-9pm Be the Difference: Partners Halloween Carnival @ Zoe's Café Partners invites you to get spooky and celebrate the mission of Partners with a grownup Halloween carnival! Everything you loved about your childhood carnival is back for a night of nostalgia! Cotton candy, carnival games, free food and drinks are all in store.

10/13 4:20 - 5:20 History & Haunted Tours Of The Historic Park Theatre @ Estes Park Allow our owners to guide you through a historical journey back in time to 1913. Learn the history of this Beautiful Movie Palace and hear the ghost stories of the Theatre. Ralph usually joins us on the Tour (LOL)

10/13 6-11pm Find Your Fright’s Haunted House @ Centerra Find Your Fright’s Haunted House - Loveland’s Only Indoor Haunted House. YEAR 13, opening on FRIDAY THE 13TH!!!!!

10/14 12-5pm Downtown Pumpkin Festival @ The Foundry Join us for the 4th annual Downtown Pumpkin Festival as we celebrate fall with everything pumpkin!

10/14 1:30 - 3pm Watcher in the Woods @ Loveland Library It's spooky season! Join us for a Disney movie unlike any other. Parental discretion advised. Starring Bette Davis as the creepy (and tragic) neighbor whose daughter's ghost haunts a vacationing family, Disney ventures into the horror genre like never before or after. Recommended for ages 9+. Popcorn provided. Part of the Mosaic program series.

10/15 12-4pm Ranch's 20th Anniversary Celebration This free community event will feature a ribbon cutting as the Budweiser Events Center transitions to Blue Arena, live music, renovation tours, appearances from the Colorado Eagles, American Strongman Brian Shaw, bounce houses, Larimer County Touch a Truck, door prizes, and more!

Have an event you want on our calendar? Did you see an event you want us to put on the calendar?

If you know of an event or have an event you want to add please feel free to do so. I get notifications of events to approve before they post.

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If you have other things you want to see Mac KID do drop me an email. 

If you want to partner with Mac KID I'd love to hear from you.

Remember with any event, If the weather looks questionable, - Always check in with the event itself to be sure the event is still on! You can email me as well. ESPECIALLY IN SPRING AND FALL.  If you have a question about their policies please contact them directly. 

Stay safe, Stay healthy, Live, Love and Be Fierce, 

Melissa Shrader 

Editor and Publisher Loveland Macaroni KID

 Please feel free to contact me with questions suggestions.

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