Let your soul flourish and bloom with these fun-filled events happening at The Gardens On Spring Creek in Fort Collins throughout the remainder of the summertime months.

Not only are there over ten unique garden areas for guests to explore around the property, including rock gardens, edible gardens and demonstration plots, The Gardens On Spring Creek also have several other activities planned for the public to enjoy this summer as well.

While taking in all of the beauty of the gardens and the aromatic scent of fresh flowers, join on on one of these special programs or parties happening at the same 18-acre location. It has just been announced that the first Garden a'Fare fundraiser event that's scheduled for July 25 is already sold-out, so be sure to get your tickets for all of the other social happenings ahead of time!

For hours, general information, and additional updates about upcoming events at the Gardens, visit: http://www.fcgov.com/gardens/home.


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    ARTiculture Walking Tour

    August 7; 6-8 p.m.

    All ages are welcome to attend this self-guided walking tour where new sculptures will be celebrated and displayed throughout the gardens. The artists will also be on-site for guests to mingle with. You will get to enjoy the garden after hours, during one of the prettiest times of the evening with the foothills serving as a beautiful backdrop. The walking tour lasts from 6 until 8 p.m. and is free to the public.

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    Yoga in the Gardens

    August 8 and September 5; 8 a.m.

    What could be more relaxing and refreshing for the mind, body and soul than starting off your morning with Yoga in the Gardens? These classes are led by instructors from Miramont Lifestyle Fitness and are suitable for all skill levels. Bring your mat and water to the North Patio Lawn, and begin your day in a beautiful, botanical way. It is $10 per session, and walk-ins are welcome to attend. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the class will go from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

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    Garden a'Fare Beer Tour

    August 29; 5-8 p.m.

    Beer lovers – this one's for you! From 5-8 p.m., take the opportunity to mosey around the garden grounds while enjoying tastings from six local restaurant stations, paired with beer from Odell Brewing Company. There will also be a silent auction and live music to entertain guests throughout the evening. This event is rain or shine! Tickets are $45 if you get them ahead of time, or $55 at the door.

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    Nature's Harvest Fest

    September 12; 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

    Bring the whole family out to this seasonal celebration, which will feature live music, workshops, local artisans and food, nature walks, and plenty more fun activities for the whole community to enjoy. There will also be a live butterfly release taking place.The event is free, but a $2/per person donation is suggested.

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    NoCo Urban Homestead Tour

    September 12; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Learn about living a self-sustainable lifestyle at this special fundraiser that benefits Loveland Youth Gardeners. Guests will learn firsthand how to incorporate sustainable practices into their daily lives. The cost to attend the tour is $15 per person and children 12 and under are free.

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    Garden to Fork

    August 6; August 13; August 20; Sept. 3; Sept. 10; Sept. 17

    Hone your culinary skills and experience the gardens in a different way by participating in one of the several Garden to Fork cooking classes. Each night has a different theme, including grilling, pizza, and chili peppers. Students will learn to how select the right produce, harvest it, and use it to cook a complete meal. The cost to attend is $25 for garden members and $30 for non-members.

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