Sep
9
10:00 am10:00

NO Water Works Open House today - delayed till Sep 16

  • 1883 Fort Collins Water Works

Though open houses for the Water Works are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of May-Oct, this year the September open house will be held on the 3rd Saturday (Sep. 16), to coincide with the Historic Homes Tour. The Water Works is a stop on the Historic Homes Tour. Even if you're not taking part in the Historic Homes Tour, you can still tour the Water Works free (donations appreciated) on Sep. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

Water Works Open House

  • 1883 Fort Collins Water Works

Though open houses for the Water Works are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of May-Oct, this year the September open house will be held on the 3rd Saturday (Sep. 16), to coincide with the Historic Homes Tour. The Water Works is a stop on the Historic Homes Tour. Even if you're not taking part in the Historic Homes Tour, you can still tour the Water Works free (donations appreciated) on Sep. 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

2017 Historic Homes Tour

Mark your calendars to attend Poudre Landmarks Foundation's 33rd Annual Historic Homes Tour. Tour several private historic residences and two historic city-owned properties in Fort Collins. Check back here for more details in mid-summer 2017.


Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

Avery House Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

  • Avery House

The Old-Fashioned Fourth of July at the Avery House runs 10:00-2:00 on the Avery House lawn--admission and the activities are free!

Listen to the Bluegrass Patriots, let the kids play old-fashioned games such as bean bag toss and lawn bowling, mingle with historical characters, and get creative with Victorian crafts. Food trucks Mac'N, The Rollin' Stone Wood Fired Pizzeria, and Trattoria Oreganata will be onsite selling delicious and festive family fare. Popcorn, lemonade, and small trinkets will be for sale from $0.25-$1.

Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Big Splash at the Water Works

  • 1883 Water Works

Poudre Landmarks Foundation invites the public to its annual Big Splash at the Fort Collins Water Works on June 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 2005 N. Overland Trail. This free event is a Fort Collins favorite that offers fun for all ages. Take a journey into the past and discover how this facility began delivering our most precious resource to a thirsty town in 1883.

The event includes tours of the historic buildings; bucket brigade, fire engine, and history booth from Poudre Fire Authority; blacksmithing demonstration; water trivia and educational games and activities; live music and entertainment; food vendor.

Commemorating the month the facility first delivered water to Fort Collins in June 1883, the Big Splash event is free to the public. Donations are welcome and go toward the nonprofit Poudre Landmarks Foundation's mission to preserve, restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.

Apr
1
7:00 pm19:00

Time Travelers Ball

  • Rio Grand Agave Room

Travel through time with Poudre Landmarks Foundation at the Time Travelers Ball on April 1 in the Rio Grande Agave Room, 143 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, 7–10 p.m. Tickets are $40 each or two for $75. (After March 22, price increases to $50 per ticket.) Costume attire is optional.

Food | Cash Bar | Dancing | Live Music | Live & Silent Auctions | and more

Buy tickets online. Proceeds from this event go toward the nonprofit Poudre Landmarks Foundation’s mission to preserve, restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.

Dec
11
1:00 pm13:00

Shop the Avery Carriage House Boutique

  • Avery Carriage House

Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Dec
10
1:00 pm13:00

Shop the Avery Carriage House Boutique

  • Avery Carriage House

Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Holiday Tea in the Avery House

  • Avery House

New this year, we're hosting holiday teas in the Avery House! Join us for tea on December 8, 9, or 10 at 10am.

Experience a relaxing, heartwarming tea inside the Avery House. The house will be beautifully decorated in Victorian style for the holidays. Enjoy scones with traditional Devonshire cream and lemon curd, tea sandwiches, and dessert, along with plenty of warming, seasonally flavored teas—all served on gorgeous tableware at elegantly set tables.

Tickets are $25 and available online now. With a maximum of 20 guests per tea, we expect tickets to sell out quickly! Click one of the buttons below to purchase tickets for the date you wish to attend:

Dec
9
10:00 am10:00

Holiday Tea in the Avery House

  • Avery House

New this year, we're hosting holiday teas in the Avery House! Join us for tea on December 8, 9, or 10 at 10am.

Experience a relaxing, heartwarming tea inside the Avery House. The house will be beautifully decorated in Victorian style for the holidays. Enjoy scones with traditional Devonshire cream and lemon curd, tea sandwiches, and dessert, along with plenty of warming, seasonally flavored teas—all served on gorgeous tableware at elegantly set tables.

Tickets are $25 and available online now. With a maximum of 20 guests per tea, we expect tickets to sell out quickly! Click one of the buttons below to purchase tickets for the date you wish to attend:

Dec
8
10:00 am10:00

Holiday Tea in the Avery House

  • Avery House

New this year, we're hosting holiday teas in the Avery House! Join us for tea on December 8, 9, or 10 at 10am.

Experience a relaxing, heartwarming tea inside the Avery House. The house will be beautifully decorated in Victorian style for the holidays. Enjoy scones with traditional Devonshire cream and lemon curd, tea sandwiches, and dessert, along with plenty of warming, seasonally flavored teas—all served on gorgeous tableware at elegantly set tables.

Tickets are $25 and available online now. With a maximum of 20 guests per tea, we expect tickets to sell out quickly! Click one of the buttons below to purchase tickets for the date you wish to attend:

Dec
4
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Open House & Boutique

  • Avery House

See the Avery House bedecked in Victorian holiday style. Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Dec
3
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Open House & Boutique

  • Avery House

See the Avery House bedecked in Victorian holiday style. Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Nov
27
1:00 pm13:00

Shop the Avery Carriage House Boutique

  • Avery Carriage House

Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Nov
26
1:00 pm13:00

Shop the Avery Carriage House Boutique

  • Avery Carriage House

Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Nov
19
2:00 pm14:00

Holiday Craft Day for Children - session #2

  • Avery Carriage House

Make a Victorian-style ornament & enjoy hot cocoa. Ages 6–10. $5 per child. Max 8 kids per session. Sat Nov 19 — 2 sessions: 1 pm & 2 pm [reservations are now closed for this event]

Nov
19
1:00 pm13:00

Holiday Craft Day for Children - session #1

  • Avery Carriage House

Make a Victorian-style ornament & enjoy hot cocoa. Ages 6–10. $5 per child. Max. 8 kids per session. Sat Nov 19 — 2 sessions: 1 pm & 2 pm [reservations are now closed for this event]

Sep
8
7:00 pm19:00

Historic Homes Lecture & Discussion

  • The Source

Lecture: Architectural Darwinism: How Houses Evolve Over Time
As a complement to the Historic Homes Tour in Fort Collins, a pre-tour lecture and discussion, Architectural Darwinism: How Houses Evolve Over Time, is separately ticketed and occurs 2 days before the tour, on Sep 8, 7-8:30pm, at The Source, 121 E. Mountain Ave. Speakers include local historian Barbara Fleming, local historic preservationist Katie Dorn, and several Poudre Landmarks board members. Tickets $10 (advance only), buy online.

Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Tea on the Avery Lawn

  • Avery House

At the 1879 Avery House
328 W. Mountain Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521
Cost: $25
Enjoy a traditional tea with scones, tea sandwiches, desserts. Silent auction with many tea-themed selections. Tour the Margaret Brown Exhibit, a century of fashion on display in the 1879 Avery House.

More information will be posted at poudrelandmarks.org or call (970) 221-0533

Jun
11
10:00 am10:00

The Big Splash at the Water Works

  • 1883 Fort Collins Water Works

Poudre Landmarks Foundation invites the public to its annual Big Splash at the Fort Collins Water Works on June 11, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 2005 N. Overland Trail. This free event is a Fort Collins favorite that offers fun for all ages. Take a journey into the past and discover how this facility began delivering our most precious resource to a thirsty town in 1883.

The event includes tours of the historic buildings; bucket brigade, fire engine, and history booth from Poudre Fire Authority; blacksmithing demonstration; water trivia and educational games and activities; live music and entertainment; food vendor.

Commemorating the month the facility first delivered water to Fort Collins in June 1883, the Big Splash event is free to the public. Donations are welcome and go toward the nonprofit Poudre Landmarks Foundation's mission to preserve, restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.

Dec
12
1:00 pm13:00

Shop the Avery Carriage House Boutique

  • Avery Carriage House

Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. This boutique is a great place to do your holiday shopping!

Colorado Gives Day
Dec
8
12:00 am00:00

Colorado Gives Day

Support PLF on Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The $1 Million Incentive Fund created by the partners is one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country.

Dec
6
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Open House & Boutique

  • Avery House

Experience the magic of a Victorian holiday! See the Avery House bedecked with vintage decorations and receive tours from costumed hosts. Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. Free admission; donations appreciated.

Dec
5
11:00 am11:00

Holiday Open House & Boutique

  • Avery House

Experience the magic of a Victorian holiday! See the Avery House bedecked with vintage decorations and receive tours from costumed hosts. Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. Free admission; donations appreciated.

Nov
29
1:00 pm13:00

Holiday Open House & Boutique

  • Avery House

Experience the magic of a Victorian holiday! See the Avery House bedecked with vintage decorations and receive tours from costumed hosts. Shop the Avery Carriage House boutique for craft items, gifts, books, baked goods, and homemade toffee. Free admission; donations appreciated.