Publisher Note: Top Events This Week In Ft Collins & Surrounding Areas

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Fort Collins 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.


10/10 10-2pm Drop in: Party Supply Alternatives @ Garbage Garage Most party supplies are made from disposable plastics that aren’t able to be recycled, ultimately ending up in the landfill. Come get inspired with simple reuse alternatives.

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. Adults only! 

10/14 8-12 Timnath Clean Up Day - @ Timnath Community Park The Town of Timnath invites you to donate or dispose of those items in your home, garage or shed that you need to get rid of. For Timnath residents only.

10/14 10-3 Fort Collins Nursery’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree We are an officially sanctioned contest site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth which brings a whole new level of competition and some truly staggering entries! Growers will compete for cash prizes and awards in multiple prize categories.

10/13-15 Robin Hood @ Lincoln Center Fort Collins Romance, Swashbuckling, Adventure, its… Robin Hood stealing from the rich and giving to the poor!

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.

Post it on our calendar at!

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 Fort Collins Macaroni KID

 Please feel free to contact me with questions suggestions.

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