Loveland Duck Race, FoCoMX and Tour de Fats log on; Longs Peak Scottish Pageant in the reduction of – Loveland Reporter-Herald
The favored Loveland Duck Race, FoCoMX and Tour de Fats go will on-line this yr, whereas the Longs Peak Scottish Pageant seeks donations to make sure it comes again subsequent yr.
Loveland Duck Race tickets obtainable prematurely of Aug. 22 race
The Loveland Duck Race will happen Saturday, Aug. 22.
The Loveland Rotary Membership fundraiser is often held throughout the Corn Roast Pageant, however since that occasion just isn’t happening this yr, the race is not going to be open to the general public. Will probably be recorded and posted afterward.
The holder of a successful duck may obtain $1,000 or different prizes.
Tickets for geese are $5 for one, $10 for 3 or $20 for seven.
Proceeds will profit present scholarships for the Thompson College District graduates, literacy packages and COVID-19 reduction efforts locally.
For tickets or particulars, go to lovelandduckrace.com.
Tour de Fats bike occasions will log on
The annual Tour de Fats bike competition in Fort Collins will happen on-line this yr.
“Though we received’t be capable to interact in the identical annual shenanigans of beers, bikes and bemusement within the streets of Fort Collins, New Belgium Brewery stays devoted to retaining Tour de Fats alive and nicely on-line via a collection of contests, challenges and fundraisers,” organizers stated in a information launch.
Shifting on-line, Tour de Fats will probably be often known as Tour de Fats College and can embody the identical occasions and actions individuals have loved previously.
Starting in August and shifting via early October, New Belgium Brewery will provide up challenges, together with the sluggish journey bicycle problem and dance and costume contests.
Members are also inspired to get out and journey bikes of their communities whereas donning probably the most garish, bike-spirited costumes they will scrape collectively.
Registration is $10.
For particulars, go to https://www.newbelgium.com/occasions/tour-de-fat/.
FoCoMX music fest canceled ‘in particular person’ for 2020; goes on-line
The Fort Collins Musicians Affiliation (FoCoMA) has made the choice to cancel the “in particular person” Fort Collins Music eXperiment music competition.
It was initially scheduled in April, then rescheduled to Sept. 4-5, as a result of COVID-19.
FoCoMX has been reimagined into two protected musical choices.
Music followers can see stay music at an in-person live performance collection, “FoCoMX Drive & Jive,” each Tuesday via the tip of October.
Followers also can take part in sharing their images and reminiscences of previous festivals throughout FoCoMX: A Digital Retrospective held solely on-line on Sept. 4- through FoCoMA and FoCoMX social media channels.
“Please think about assist of our Northern Colorado musicians, music venues, native companies and neighbors throughout these unsure instances,” organizers requested of their information launch. Those that bought a ticket for the unique April competition dates can both donate it to the 501(c)3 nonprofit FoCoMA to assist its musicians group; or can obtain a refund via the purpose of buy by Sept. 4.
To request a refund, go to https://nightout.com/contact.
For particulars, go to https://www.focoma.org/.
Longs Peak Scottish Pageant in the reduction of, seeks donations
The Longs Peak Scottish Highlands Pageant is not going to maintain nearly all of occasions it had deliberate in September 2020. As an alternative, organizers are searching for donations of $280,000 they are saying is required to make sure the present returns in 2021.
In a Gofundme submit, organizer Peggy Younger stated the occasion utilized for a variance via the county well being division to carry the September competition, and realized July 30 the request was denied.
“We have been instructed we may have a most of 175 individuals, in comparison with the 80,000 to 90,000 friends that often attend. With this restriction the competition will solely be capable to host the Highland Video games,” she stated. “The competition has been capable of survive a number of downturns over the 44 years, however nothing like this, it’s in a really weak scenario to see its forty fifth yr.”
The Scottish athletics and hurling contests will probably be held Sept. 11-13.
However organizers are involved about their potential to repay authorities loans acquired and to arrange for 2021, and Younger requested for donations to assist stage the competition in 2021 and into the long run.
The competition is a nonprofit group and donations are tax-deductible.
Rotary Membership cancels two autumn festivals in Estes Park
Because of the Larimer County restrictions related to COVID-19, the Estes Valley Dawn Rotary Membership introduced the cancellation of the 2020 Labor Day Arts & Crafts Present and Autumn Gold: A competition of beer, brats & bands.
They may reschedule the favored occasions for the autumn of 2021.The Labor Day Arts & Crafts present will happen in Bond Park on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-6, 2021. Autumn Gold: A Pageant of Beer, Brats & Bands will happen in Bond Park on Sept. 25-26, 2021.
For particulars, go to https://portal.clubrunner.ca/5242.