Downtown Fort Collins Events

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There is always something happening in Downtown Fort Collins, check it out online
at the Downtown Business Association!

We are often asked, “Where is a good place to stay?”

We recommend The Armstrong Hotel and a great Old Town Loft VRBO located nearby.

Chipping Fore Charities

Coopersmiths is proud to be part of Namaqua Center‘s event, Chipping Fore Charities.

Join us Monday, August 28 at the Fort Collins Country Club for Chipping Fore Charities, one of the biggest golf tournaments in Northern Colorado. It raises money for six nonprofits throughout the community, and 100 percent of the funds raised at the event are given to participating charities. Each year, the event fills its 225 slots for golfers, while also recruiting volunteers to staff the event, making it one of the area’s largest fund-raising golf events. We’re grateful to the Namaqua Center for allowing Coopersmith’s to be a part of the event.


For more information on this event please call: (970) 669-7550

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Bohemian Nights 2017 Is Here!

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest is free and chock full of great touring bands and local musicians alike. And best of all, it’s right outside our door.

While navigating the 250 artisan and food vendor booths at NewWestFest is easy, picking your way through the more than 75 bands scheduled across the festival’s six stages Aug. 11-13 can be a little intimidating. With a great set of national headliners (including Cake and Leftover Salmon!) here are CooperSmith’s picks for local bands to check out this weekend:

  • The Holler! (Bluegrass): Michael Kirkpatrick’s guitar licks, if not his name, are known to many fans of Fort Collins Americana. Delivering an idiosyncratic mix of traditional bluegrass, folk and rock, Kirkpatrick leads The Holler! to get Friday happy hour in Old Town Fort Collins off to a rollicking start. (Aug. 11, 6:05, Mountain Avenue Stage)
  • Nadalands (Indie): There’s a downer at every festival, and this year it’s Nadalands. Led by singer-songwriter John Lidenbaum, the trio explores songs about death, environmental catastrophe and various forms of apocalypse. It’s not all doom, though, as a jangly 12-string guitar and solid foundation in pop songwriting helps coat the tunes with a shimmer not too far removed from The Smiths. (Aug. 12, 1 p.m., Singer-Songwriter Stage)
  • Slim Cessna’s Auto Club (Country): Saying this Denver band is a Colorado legend is, quite simply, not hyperbole. Since 1992, the band’s blend of traditional country, dark overtones and backwoods themes has made it the international standard-bearer for alt-country’s creepiest subgenre, southern gothic. (4:40, Aug. 12, Library Park Stage)
  • Mama Lenny & the Remedy (R&B/Rock): Fort Collins’ champion of fun-time concerts, Mamma Lenny and the Remedy chop up soul, funk, R&B and blues for a sound engineered to get crowds dancing. At the heart of the show, Laniece Schleicher’s soul-shouting vocals give just about anyone a reason to dance. (Aug. 12, 3:50, Linden Street Stage)
  • The Violet Tides (Rock/Pop): With the sultry high-polish pop sheen that’s helped them earn inroads into Colorado radio, The Violet Tides wrap up everything from mid-’00s radio-emo darkness to a touch of new wave quirkiness. Poised as one of Northern Colorado’s up and comers, it’s a great time to get in on the ground floor. (Aug. 13, 11 a.m., Library Park Stage)
  • The Flobots (Hip-Hop): Bursting out of Denver and onto pretty much every radio in the nation with “Handlebars” in 2008 which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks, the outfit places as much emphasis on personal accountability and progressive politics as delivering beats. Championing positivity over partisanship, Flobots cultivate a culture of personal activism. (Aug. 13, 3:25, Mountain Avenue Stage)

Listening to all that great music can whip up a heck of a thirst or an appetite. We’ll be open all weekend to help accommodate your appetites!

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The True Blue Foundation – Birdies and BBQ Golf Fundraiser

CooperSmith’s is pleased to support the Birdies and BBQ Golf Fundraiser hosted by The True Blue Foundation.

This year’s Birdies and BBQ Golf Fundraiser will be held again at Highland Meadows Golf Course on  Friday, August 11th. All proceeds from the golf tournament will go directly to The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center (SAVA) and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Oncology Ward. There will be over 120 fellow sports officials and friends there, so it promises to be a great event for all present.

“True Blue supports those organizations who- through activity, support, mentorship, and empowerment, offer programs that allow our youth to overcome adversity and learn life skills that may otherwise be unattainable for them.”

We are humbled to help support an organization as amazing as The True Blue Foundation.

For more information on this event please call The True Blue Foundaiton at: 970-744-1665

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Livermore Elementary Annual Pie Auction

We love pie’s so what could be better than partnering with Livermore Elementary to support their Annual Pie Auction. With a live Auctioneer auctioning off homemade pies, baked and donated by student families, along with merchandise/services donated by individuals and businesses, like CooperSmith’s, we knew we had to get involved. All proceeds will go to the Livermore Elementary School to benefit the students.  These benefits include purchases of new equipment for the computer lab, software learning apps and tools, library books, subsidize Eco-Week for the 5th graders and additional classroom supplies!

The auction will be on Saturday, October 7 at the school, Livermore Elementary School 360 Red Feather Lakes Road Livermore, CO 80536

Livermore Elementary School is part of the Poudre School District with 40 students. They offer multi-age classrooms to deliver the PSD standards-based curriculum.

For more information on this event please call the school: (970) 488-6520

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Summer Fun in Fort Collins

Summer Fun in Fort Collins

Summer days in Colorado! It’s why you live here. Or maybe you live here because of skiing, in which case you’ll need to do something to fill your time until it snows again. Either way, CooperSmith’s has the patio to augment summer fun in Fort Collins.

Four patios, if you want to be exact about it. Summer of 2017 is chock full of excuses you need to come downtown and find your way to enjoying a craft beer from Fort Collins’ longest-running microbrewery.

  • Colorado Brewers’ Festival: CooperSmith’s joins the 28th installment of Fort Collins’ ultimate craft brew festival. Sample some of our favorite beers as well as about 50 others from around Colorado. While you’re there, enjoy live music, food and vendor’s booths. For more information about joining us in Washington Park this year, visit the Brewers’ Festival website.
  • French Nest Open-Air Market: It’s Fort Collins’ funkiest outdoor market, and at Civic Center Park, it’s just a couple blocks away from our patio. Browse handcrafted items and curated oddities from local artists and collectors at the free event. When you need a break, enjoy the view from one of our patios. 9 a.m.-3p.m. June 17.
  • Old Town Outdoor Movie Night: Enjoy a seat, full dinner menu, our signature beers from Pubside’s Old Town Square patio Tuesday nights in July. The event, which is presented free by the Downtown Business Association, screens favorites such as The Princess Bride and the original Ghostbusters weekly through Aug. 15. Visit the DBA’s website for the season’s schedule.
  • Downtown Sessions Concert Series: Fort Collins’ music scene is renown on the Front Range, and the Downtown Business Association is showcasing them all summer and fall in Friday night concerts at Old Town Square. Featuring small and medium sized acts on 6-9 p.m. on Fridays, it’s a free glimpse at Northern Colorado talent. Like Outdoor Movie Night, our town square patio will give you a great spot to enjoy the show

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