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Longmont out and about: The Longmont Museum opens exhibit to celebrate the 150th year anniversary of Longmont

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Longmont 150

Longmont 150 - Museum 

The Longmont Museum is celebrating the 150th year since the Chicago-Colorado Colony founded the city of Longmont with an exhibition titled Longmont 150. “The exhibit looks back on the forces that have shaped Longmont’s past and the recurring themes that will undoubtedly define its future.”

A reception to mark the opening of the exhibit will be on Saturday, August 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Museum’s outdoor courtyard. There will be live music by Gypsy Jazz and American Swing band Espresso and an appearance from two 1950s-era American LaFrance fire engines. Guests are invited to dress up in attire from their favorite decade of Longmont history. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and children 3 and under are welcome for free. You can buy tickets online or by calling 303-651-8374. 

August 5 

Nerd Night at Outworld Brewing

Enjoy great conversation! Come eat, drink and think critically as we explore Star Trek and Philosophy in a discussion moderated by Grey Havens Philosophy, a non-profit community based organization that promotes public discourse about speculative fiction through a philosophical lens. 

Entrenamiento para Negocios de Cuidado de Niños Basados en Casa

En esta clase, usted aprenderá técnicas y estrategias para manejar las finanzas, el mercadeo y las operaciones de su negocio. Establecerá su modelo de negocio, aprenderá a maximizar sus ingresos, entenderá sus costos y aprenderá a minimizar sus gastos, entenderá como utilizar los medios sociales para promocionar su negocio. Auspiciado por el programa SBDC Network y la oficina de Early Childhood de Colorado. Registrarse aquí

August 6 

Concealed Handgun Permit Course - Longmont, CO

On Friday, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Longmont, Focused Fire Training will have a class to cover the Colorado use of force and self-defense laws, Colorado handgun laws, scenario training – training for the “what if’s,” firearms safety, handgun fundamentals training. Tickets are $40 each and you must be 18 years or older to attend. 

The Miley Brothers at Bootstrap Brewing

On Friday, The Miley Brothers will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bootstrap Brewing. The Miley Brothers' organic sound is a blend of Louisiana and Rocky Mountain, with multiple influences driven by personal storytelling from their south Louisiana upbringing.

August 7 

Meet the Author: John David Ensworth

On Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Used Book Emporium at 346 Main Street, John David Ensworth will sign his book Reality. 

2021 Boulder County Fair Livestock and Rodeo Parade 

This year marks more than a century and a half of Boulder County Fairs! The Boulder County Fair Parade will be held on Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., starting at Roosevelt Park, in Longmont, Colorado. The Boulder County Fair theme this year is Cowboy Boots with Family Roots. Floats, Bands, Horses, and People have made this parade a fun and exciting tradition since 1869! This event has been sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Longmont since 1961. 

August 8 

Venardos Circus Brunch at Outworld Brewing

Come enjoy a pre-show meal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. before Venardos Circus performs at Outworld Brewing on Sunday, August 8. The Circus will perform a personal magic show at each table. Outworld’s brunch menu will be served all day!

August 9 

Health & Wellness Group Meeting - Aug 9, 2021 - Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce

From 4 to 5 p.m. on the second Monday of every month, the Longmont Chamber of Commerce holds a meeting for all professionals in the Health and Wellness industry. The Health & Wellness Group provides an opportunity to meet and connect with other professionals in this broadly defined industry. The group is made up of a spectrum of people from different practices, clinics and modes of Health & Wellness. Come meet music therapists, yoga teachers, chiropractors, acupuncturists, counselors, doctors, nurses and many other kinds of professionals in the Health & Wellness industry.

August 10 

Tuesday Trivia with Teddy Under the Pavilion!

In-person Trivia Tuesdays are back and better than ever at Wibby Brewing! Join Teddy and all the trivia faithful every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. under the pavilion! Email taproom@wibbybrewing.com to reserve a table for you and your teammates and be sure to include how many people will be playing with you so that we can reserve the appropriate amount of space for you.

August 11

Summer Music Evenings: Poorfree City & Los Dos Bros Food Truck 

Sunflower Farm Music evenings are held every Wednesday this summer until August 11th to help support local musicians and local food trucks! August 11th is Poorfree City & Los Dos Bros Food Truck! The event will take place at Sunflower Farm at 1150 Prospect Road, Longmont, CO from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $23 per person.