Art and dance shows, music and snowshoe hikes – Loveland Reporter-Herald


Upcoming events in the Loveland area include art and dance shows, music and snowshoeing.

‘In the garden’

Jennie Kiessling’s artwork, “In the Garden, In the Distance,” is on display at the Loveland Museum’s Main Gallery, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland and opens to the public on Friday, January 14.

The artist explores the heights of geometric abstraction rooted in a personal structure with small paintings and drawings created between 2017 and today.

The exhibition will remain on view until April 10th.

A public reception will be held on Friday, February 11 at 6-8pm; Kiessling will give a gallery talk at 6-7 p.m

Admission is $7 for children 13 and older. Admission to the exhibition is free on Wednesday, March 9th.

Call 970-962-2410 or visit for details.

Berthoud Dance: “An Obscure Fairy Tale”

Berthoud Dance presents “An Obscure Fairytale” on Saturday, January 22nd at 7:30pm and Sunday, January 23rd at 1:00pm at the Rialto Theater Center, 228 E. Fourth St., Loveland.

A live stream of the show will be available on Sunday, January 23 at 1 p.m. at

Tickets cost $15 to $17.

Call 970-962-2120 or visit for details.

Money Matters: Budgeting and Saving

The virtual talk “Money Matters” for January focuses on budgeting and saving.

The lecture can be viewed on Wednesday, January 19 at 6-9 p.m.

Participants can learn how to budget and save for emergencies.

Get tools and resources to achieve financial goals, set spending plans, track expenses, and take control of your financial future.

The seminar is part of the Money Matters series on personal finance literacy in partnership with libraries and credit unions across the Front Range and is sponsored by Canvas Credit Union.

To register, please visit

‘come alive’

Brigham Young University Ballroom Dance Company will present “Come Alive” on Wednesday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Lincoln Center Performance Hall, 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins.

Based in Provo, Utah, the company consists of 32 dancers, all of whom are full-time students at BYU. They present creative choreography that seamlessly transitions from romantic waltzes to rhythmic sambas and other unexpected surprises.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, students and children.

Limited free tickets for children under 2 are available at the box office: 970-221-6730.

Call 970-221-6730 or visit for details.

cave diving

National Geographic Live: Extreme Cave Diving will be held Thursday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St., Fort Collins.

dr Kenny Broad, National Geographic’s 2011 Explorer of the Year and an accomplished caver, stars in the film and shares the adventure and science of exploring the underwater world.

Tickets range from $12 to $25.

Call 970-221-6730 or visit for details.

Animated Orchestra

The Friends of the Symphony Present: “The Animated Orchestra: A Musical Adventure for Kids” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 23 at Timberline Church, Main Auditorium, 2908 S. Timberline Road, Fort Collins.

Featuring composer Gregory Smith, maestro Wes Kenney and the Fort Collins Symphony, the program aims to introduce children and their families to the orchestra’s instruments.

The interactive musical story follows a playful and curious ferret named Ari who invades Mr. Shraft’s musical instrument repair shop. Chaos ensues as Ari tries out all the instruments and eventually falls asleep in the tuba bell.

Tickets are $5 per person or $20 for a family of five.

Call 970-221-6730 or visit for details.

ChildSafe Advantage

ChildSafe, a Northern Colorado non-profit organization that provides therapies to victims of child abuse, invites the community to its annual Power of Healing Fundraising Luncheon Thursday, January 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W Prospect Road, Fort Collins a .

Learn about the nonprofit organization and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Guest speaker Flip Rodriguez will share his story of childhood abuse and the inspiring steps he took to transform his life to recover from trauma.

A Fort Collins native, he is a member of the Loveland-based America Ninja Warrior Team WolfPack and trains at the Wolf Den Ninja Training Facility in Loveland.

Guests must register at Those interested in hosting a table as the table captain by bringing seven friends to lunch can contact ChildSafe at 970-449-4944 or [email protected]

Guests are asked to make a donation to ChildSafe during this event.

To learn more about ChildSafe and its mission, visit

garbage in space

Trash in Space will be the theme for programs for elementary school children at the Larimer County Garbage Garage Education Center, 5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins.

Kids can explore what might happen to our garbage in space and learn how NASA deals with space debris, then build and test an air-powered rocket from scrap.

The free programs will be offered Tuesday through Friday, January 18 through 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Registration is required; Visit

Contact Gloria Cohen at 970-498-5772 or [email protected] for details.

Shen Yun

Shen Yun will perform on Friday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., Greeley.

The show features classical Chinese dance and music in a so-called “journey through five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.”

Tickets range from $80 to $150. Children under the age of 5 are not allowed to participate.

Call 970-356-5000 or visit for details.

snowshoe hikes

Ranger-led snowshoe hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park are offered weekly through March, conditions permitting.

The programs last approximately two hours and are open to visitors aged 8 and over and all experience levels. Snowshoe beginners are welcome. There is no additional fee for participation in addition to the regular park entry fee.

Ranger-guided snowshoe hikes are available on the east side of the park beginning Tuesday, January 18, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.

Advance reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 970-586-1223. Reservations can be booked up to 7 days in advance.

Snowshoes are not provided. Participants must bring their own snowshoes or rent them outside the park.

Park officials said snowshoe hikes usually fill up quickly, especially when the weather is supposed to be warm and sunny.

Visit for details or call the park information office at 970-586-1206.


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