19 Pre-Valentine Events for Couples, Singles and Families Near Greeley, Loveland and NoCo

19 Pre-Valentine Events for Couples, Singles and Families Near Greeley, Loveland and NoCo

19 Pre-Valentine Events for Couples, Singles and Families Near Greeley, Loveland and NoCo


It’s February, love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day is on Monday (shhh!), which doesn’t mean you can’t spend some time with your sweetheart doing fun things before the holidays. For those who are single, there are plenty of events and activities to attend. Who knows, you might meet your perfect Mr. or Miss, or even find a good friend.

Check out these 19 events taking place around the Greeley, Loveland and NoCo areas during the week of February 5-11, 2022.

Do you have an event that you think would be the perfect addition to your weekly Go+Do list? Send dates, times, event descriptions and other relevant information to Tamara Markard at tmarkard@greeleytribune.com for consideration.

Saturday, February 5

1. The High Plains Environmental Center’s monthly Bird Belt and Walk is scheduled for 9:00 am at 2698 Bluestem Willow Drive, Loveland. Attendees will be able to watch a demonstration of bird strapping by Scott Rashid, director of the Colorado Center for Bird Research and Rehabilitation. Depending on the number of birds, participants may also hold the bird before it is released. The walking tour will be hosted by experienced bird watcher Sheila Webb. Admission to the event is $10 per person and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3odGQIQ.

2. G Town Throwdown 2 will take place at 1 p.m. at Island Grove Regional Park, 501 N 14th Avenue, a US-sanctioned amateur boxing match. Weigh-in times are from 8 am to 10 am, with the first bell at 1 pm. Admission is $15 per person. For more information, please call (970) 373-8711.

3. Enjoy an afternoon of music at the Greeley Children’s Choir Stars concert at 917 First United Methodist Church, Greeley 10th Avenue, 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. All ages are invited to participate. For more information, please call (970) 371-2569.

4. Calling all avid readers and thriller fans! John A. Daly’s “Restitution” book launch will be held at The Kress Cinema and Lounge at 817 8th Avenue at 6 p.m. The book is the fifth in Daly’s Sean Coleman thriller series, and Daly will be on hand to meet attendees and sign copies of the book. Free events are open to all ages. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3gaQCXS.

Sunday, February 6

5. The Boulder Dixieland Jazz Festival will be held at the Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder at 1pm. The theme of the concert is Love in the Air – Love in Jazz, with Lance Christensen leading the band. Admission is $8 for Boulder Friends of Jazz members, $10 for non-members, and $2 for students. Masks and proof of vaccinations are required to participate. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3AOuE6H.

6. Celebrate the start of the Winter Games in a different way at the 2022 Beer Olympics – a party game tournament hosted by Wiley Roots at 1 p.m. at 625 3rd St. Greeley. Participants can compete in water table tennis and darts for a chance to win gift cards and free beer. There is no fee for the contest, and the event is open to adults 21 and older. For more information, please contact the brewery at (970) 515-7315.

Tuesday, February 8

7. Join WeldWerks Brewing Co. and Kress Cinema for a special screening of “Before Sunrise” at 7pm at the theatre at 817 8th Ave. Attendees can enjoy specialty beers and socialize with theater and brewery staff during the event. Tickets are $8 per person, and the event is open to adults 18 and older. For more information, visit www.kresscinema.com.

Wednesday, February 9

8. The UNC University Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of Dr. Russell Guyver of Campus Commons, 1021 22nd Street. The concert is the first of 2022 and welcomes all ages. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors 65 and older, $8 for non-UNC students, and $5 for UNC students with a school ID. For more information, visit https://tickets.unco.edu/Online/default.asp.

Thursday, February 10

9. Turn your old ceramic pieces into new works of art at All-Levels Adult Art Class: Repurposed Ceramics at the Loveland Museum at 1 p.m. At the Beet Education Center, 201 E. 5th St., Loveland. Bring any ceramic piece from home and instructor Pat Saunders-White will teach you how to change its appearance with alcohol ink. This class is open to guests 16 and older and includes all supplies and instruction. $50 per person for non-museum members and $40 per person for museum members. Registration is required and can be done by visiting https://bit.ly/3GnX9t6.

10. The Twilight Museum is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the Greeley Historical Museum at 714 8th Street. The event will provide refreshments, discussions, stories and more for adults, teens and children of all ages. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 and older, $5 for children 3-17, and free for children under 3. For more information, visit www.greeleymuseums.com.

11. Find the perfect gift for your loved one by attending Valentine’s Day Drinks and Shopping at the Sugar Mill Antiques and Vintage Depot at 13788 Mead Pacific Circle at 5 p.m. Take advantage of promotions, giveaways and gift ideas while enjoying your drink. For more information, please contact the store at (303) 532-6496.

12. The University of Northern Colorado’s School of Performing and Visual Arts begins production of “These Shining Lives” at the Norton Theater at 1828 10th Avenue, Gray Hall, at 7:30 pm. The story is set in the 1920s about women working for the Radium Dial Company and their lawsuits against the company. The work is rated PG in some adult situations. Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for seniors 65 and older, $17 for faculty and staff, and $14 for non-UNC students. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3KZDumE.

Friday, February 11

13. Weekend starts at Sweetheart Chocolate and Beer Pairing in the Desk and Chair Work Area, 201 Loveland E. 4th St., from 4-8pm. Attendees will taste three beers from local breweries, as well as three chocolates from Loveland Chocolate. The event will also feature live music. Adults 21 and older are welcome, and tickets are $20 per person. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/32MSHWZ.

14. Windsor Gardeners will be hosting a Sip and Shop event at 6461 State Road 392 in Windsor from 5-7pm. Come and enjoy an evening of shopping and drink pairing for a fun-filled evening. Free events are open to adults 21 and older. For more information, visit www.thewindsorgardener.com.

15. Dinner with Chris Dickinson at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, 31D N Loveland Road, 2939, 6pm, while admiring some stunning western photography. Dickinson is a photography educator who travels around to capture Western culture and life. Tickets are $35.78 per person, including tax or gratuity, and the event is open to all ages. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://conta.cc/3reHKGR.

16. Meet your lover at Game of Love: Lover speed dating at Stella’s Pinball Arcade and Lounge, 802 9th St. at 7 p.m. Attendees will spend five minutes with some eligible daters to see if there is a match. People who connect will receive an email at the end of the event. The event is open to adults 18 and older, and admission is $10 per person. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3HhBaoB.

17. Flatland Cavalry is scheduled to take the stage at 8 p.m. at Grizzly Rose at 5450 N. Valley Highway in Denver. The band from Lubbock, Texas, played a mix of country and American music, led by frontman Cleto Cordero. This event is open to adults 18 and older. General admission tickets are $15 per person. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3KYHHa2.

18. The 2022 Loveland Sweetheart Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. at the Foundry Plaza on 2nd and 3rd Streets between Lincoln and Cleveland Avenues in downtown Loveland with a light show, live entertainment, Candy Palace, kids District, etc. The free festival is open to adults, teens and children of all ages. Come with family, friends or alone. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/35EERHf.

19. Spend an early Valentine’s Day with Presidio and special guest Los 7 de la Kumbia at the 2022 Valentine’s Ball at the Millennium Events Center, 815 10th St., Greeley. The event will feature live music, specialty drinks, and opportunities to mix and network. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door, with the opportunity to reserve a table for an additional fee. This event is open to adults 21 and older. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3gb9xBR.

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