Sep
22
Fri
Friday Fest @ 9th Street Plaza
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday Fest is a fun and free event in Downtown Greeley.

Friday Fest is an outdoor concert series on Greeley’s 9th Street Plaza.  Don’t miss the fun from June 2 to September 22.

Music typically plays from 6 to 9 p.m. Greeley’s famously unique Go-Cup service runs 5 to 10 p.m. Greeley’s Go-Cup allows adults to purchase and enjoy an adult beverage at any of the establishments in the Go-Cup district and enjoy that beverage on the plaza for concerts and other activities.

There are also street performers, fire spinners, face painting, balloon artistry, sidewalk chalk and more for the kids!

Here is the Season Line-Up:

June 2 –  Retro – Greeley Unexpected Kickoff – 80’s Tribute
June 9 – Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal – Greeley Blues Jam Kickoff
June 16 – Southern Fryed – Greeley Stampede Kickoff – Country
June 23 – Milliken Underground – Classic Rock
June 30 – The Drunken Hearts – Electrifying Americana
July 7 – Brian Hornbuckle Band – Classic Album Rock
July 14 – The Elders – Celtic Folk/Rock
July 21-  Hazel Miller – Blues/Jazz/Pop/Gospel
July 28 –  Funkiphino – Greeley Arts Picnic Kickoff
August 4 – Blues DoGS – Blues/Rock/Dance
August 11 – Archie Funker – Dance/Funk Horn Band
August 18 – My Blue Sky – Allman Bros. Tribute
August 25 – Gipsy Moon – Jazzy Gypsy Rhythms
September 1 – Ben Pu and Crew – Rockin’ Blues
September 8 – Kizumba – Salsa
September 15 – My Favorite Bands – 3 Bands covering their favorite bands
September 22 – Block Party – 2 stages – Multiple Bands

The Friday Fest/Go-Cup concert series organized by Greeley’s Downtown Development Authority.

Sep
23
Sat
Greeley Farmers’ Market @ Union Pacific Depot
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

2017 marks the 25th year for the Greeley Farmers’ Market. The Market is a great venue for both vendors and customers. Our vendors offer a wide variety of locally grown and produced food products including in-season fresh produce, meats, cheese, honey, breads and other baked goods, roasted chiles, and more along with great items from local artisans and crafters. We also allow on a limited basis, non-local produce.

The Market is a great place for families and to meet friends. There is often live entertainment by local musicians. Colorado State University Master Gardeners provide gardening information and problem-solving. Other community groups host informational booths. Guest chef appearances will be held during the season about once a month. Come learn a new way to prepare market produce and meats. We also provide many recipes for your convenience.

This year, we’ll have live music and children’s activities every week at the Market.

UNC Community Fest @ UNC campus west of Michener Library and adjacent to Nottingham Field
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore the world of possibilities, education and family fun! Learning has never been so fun! Come and get engaged with interactive demonstrations and hands-on learning activities by University of Northern Colorado departments and student clubs as well as businesses and organizations from throughout the community. Then indulge in delicious food prepared by UNC’s award-winning dining services.

  • Free admission (food is not included)
  • Free parking. All university parking lots are open to the public (no passes or permits are required). There is plenty of parking on the west side of campus near Michener Library/Nottingham Field south of the intersection of 14th Avenue and 20th Street.
  • Visit the activities area with inflatable games, face painting, magic and more.
  • Fun hands-on learning with UNC academic departments, student clubs, and local businesses and organizations. Greeley Unexpected will have a booth at the event.

Community Fest is an outdoor venue and will be held outdoors at our planned location regardless of the weather forecast on Saturday. After the event join us for the UNC Football Game at Nottingham Stadium, kickoff against Idaho State.

Sep
24
Sun
A Walk in Their Shoes: A Simulated Refugee Experience @ Centennial Village Museum
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

“A Walk in Their Shoes” is a refugee simulation event created by the UNHCR to bring real experiences and people going through tragic circumstances in life.

As a participant you will be given an identity other than your own, one that is without whatever privileges you may or may not have as a citizen of this country. In taking on another name an identity, you will go through a series of events that force your character to leave his or her home. Once gone, you and your team will have to make choices to ensure your character’s safety as various obstacles are put in your way.

YOU MUST REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE!

Registration is $25 for adults and $15 dollars for students under 18 years of age. The event is recommended for middle school ages and up, contact Joni Lopez at info@grccolorado.org if you have any questions.
Ticket includes multicultural food, event costs and a t-shirt.

Sep
26
Tue
Successful Outreach to Mexican Americans/Latin@s @ Greeley City Hall Training Room, Lower Level
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn more about Mexican and Latin Culture!

The City of Greeley Communications & Engagement Office is offering free training opportunities. These classes promote diversity and inclusion in our Greeley community. The classes are free.  Please RSVP before the day of the class.

Latino, Mexican American, Hispanic, Chicano…there are so many terms! It is confusing even for people of Spanish-speaking ancestry. In this presentation, you will learn about Mexican-American ancestry, history, ethnic terminology, and values. Specifically, are Mexican Americans a migrant people or an immigrant people? How did they get here? What are their cultural values and how are they similar and different from “mainstream” culture? It will include suggestions and recommendations to effectively communicate and reach this population.

Presenter: Genevieve Canales, Ph.D. Social Psychology

Sep
27
Wed
Greeley Remarkable Business Forum @ DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley Conference Center
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Greeley Remarkable is coming September 27!

Greeley Remarkable supports the development of a local career-ready workforce while getting a sneak-peek at Greeley’s newest downtown landmark. Proceeds support students in local internship and apprentice programs.

Your business or organization needs to be a part of this event and remarkable movement by sponsoring a table. Packages include tickets to the banquet and business forum and recognition on event media. A portion of the table sponsorship cost is tax-deductible. There are opportunities to purchase individual tickets to the business forum and banquet.

Space is limited; early registration is recommended. Individual tickets to the business forum are sold out! Tickets are still available as part of a banquet package. 

Be inspired by an impressive array of speakers and sessions including David Salyers, Billy Boughey, Tim Elmore, Timothy Alexander, Elizabeth Gardner, and Roy Otto. Space to this event is limited, early registration is encouraged.

The Past is Present (and Future!): How Local Heritage Fosters Integration @ Greeley City Hall Training Room, Lower Level
Sep 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Learn more about Local Heritage and Integration!

The City of Greeley Communications & Engagement Office is offering free training opportunities. These classes promote diversity and inclusion in our Greeley community. The classes are free.  Please RSVP before the day of the class.

UNC Anthropologist Mike Kimball shares what he learned from a three-year research collaboration with the Centennial Village Museum, Greeley high schools, the Global Refugee Center, and families from Greeley’s immigrant and refugee communities. It turns out that Greeley’s turn of the 20th-century immigrant past can help 21st-century newcomers build a sense of place and social capital in their new home.

Presenter: Mike Kimball, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Anthropology

Greeley Remarkable Banquet @ DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley Conference Center
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Greeley Remarkable is coming September 27!

Greeley Remarkable supports the development of a local career-ready workforce while getting a sneak-peek at Greeley’s newest downtown landmark. Proceeds support students in local internship and apprentice programs.

Your business or organization needs to be a part of this event and remarkable movement by sponsoring a table. Packages include tickets to the banquet and business forum and recognition on event media. A portion of the table sponsorship cost is tax-deductible. There are opportunities to purchase individual tickets to the business forum and banquet. Space is limited; early registration is recommended.

Enjoy a unique dining and learning experience.  Attendees will have an opportunity to learn how they can do something Remarkable in their community from speakers including Billy Boughey and Roy Otto followed by a presentation by Chick-fil-A CEO David Salyers.

Space to this event is limited, early registration is encouraged.

Sep
29
Fri
Greeley’s OktoBREWfest @ Lincoln Park
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy Greeley’s OktoBREWfest 2017 on September 29 and 30. Come to historic Lincoln Park in Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue to be a part of the fun.

Join us at the kick-off on Friday evening, September 29  from 5 to 10 p.m. for some great beer, brats, games, and a free concert.

Then prepare for a full day of fun on Saturday, September 30th  from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy a whole day of music, a wide variety of regular and specialty brews, food from more than a dozen vendors, a crafts area, and a huge children’s area with face painting, obstacle course, arcade games, inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles and more!

You can also compete in pie eating contests, stein lifting contests, life-size beer pong and more. Shop the craft area, peruse the delicious food selections and enjoy the music.

The full 2017 event schedule will be announced soon, check the Downtown Greeley website for updates and details.

 
’70s Soft Rock Classics @ Union Colony Civic Center
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm

Four of the ‘70s most iconic bands perform their greatest hits live! Presenting most of the original band members from Ambrosia, Pure Prairie League, and Orleans, along with Al Stewart will make you re-live the golden ages of ‘70s soft rock classics.

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