Tea on the Avery Lawn
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Tea on the Avery Lawn

Experience a traditional tea on the lush grounds of the historic Avery House in downtown Fort Collins. Sip tea and indulge in sweet and savory bites while enjoying a fashion show of Wedding Gowns Through the Decades, bid on tea-themed items in a silent auction, and tour the Avery House’s new exhibit Victorian Invention and Innovation.

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Big Splash at the Water Works!
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Big Splash at the Water Works!

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Poudre Landmarks Foundation invites the public to its annual Big Splash at the Fort Collins Water Works on June 9, 2018, 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.

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Avery House Old-Fashioned Fourth of July
Jul
4
10:00 AM10:00

Avery House Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

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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 will be onsite selling delicious and festive family fare. Popcorn, lemonade, and small trinkets will be for sale from $0.25-$1.

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