Veterans Day Events: Fort Collins
If you are a veteran or want to honor veterans, today is Veterans Day. Many events are happening around Northern Colorado.
Here are the events happening today, November 11th, in Fort Collins.
What: Homeless Veterans Pergola Dedication
Time: 11:30 a.m. (Friday)
Where: Catholic Charities at 460 Linden Center Drive in Fort Collins
The pergola was built by a local Eagle Scout (Brendan Kelly) for homeless veterans. A soup and sandwich lunch will follow the dedication at the Elks Lodge No. 804, 1424 E. Mulberry St.
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What: Veterans Day Breakfast
Time: 7 a.m. (Friday)
Where: Fort Collins Senior Center at 1200 Raintree Drive in Fort Collins
The Fort Collins Golden K Kiwanis Club will present the breakfast in honor of men and women who served. A presenting of colors will happen at 8 a.m. with music to follow. The breakfast is free to attend.
What: Breakfast, Sloppy Joe's, and Blackjack
Time: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. (Friday)
Where: American Legion Post 4 at 2124 Larimer County Road 54G in Laporte
If you're a veteran, bring your family and enjoy a free breakfast from 6-10 a.m., and then the Sloppy Joe's start at noon for $3. See who can get to 21 first with Blackjack games from 1-9 p.m.
What: Veterans Day at Anheuser-Busch
Time: 10 a.m. -6 p.m. (Friday - Sunday)
Where: Anheuser-Busch at 2351 Busch Drive in Fort Collins
Anheuser-Busch will be honoring veterans by offering a 25% discount in its gift shop. Live music will also be playing tonight (Friday) from 5-7 p.m. Veterans, and active military members will receive a custom-made commemorative Budweiser military coin.
What: Underwater Poker Tournament and Silent Auction
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Friday)
Where: High Plains Scuba at 115 W. Harvard St. in Fort Collins
This is the 11th annual Veterans Day Underwater Poker Tournament. High Plains Scuba invites divers and non-divers to play in one-hour poker slots with all proceeds going toward Veterans to Veterans Alliance.
What: Veterans Day Global Village Museum
Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Friday)
Where: Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures at 200 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins
Veterans will get in free to all exhibits today (Friday).
What: National Roll Call
Time: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Friday)
Where: Sutherland Community Garden west of Colorado State University's Lory Student Center
Names of 6,886 names will be read to honor all servicemen and women who have died in combat since 9/11.
What: Veterans Day Mass and Reception
Time: 9:15 a.m. (Friday)
Where: Saint Joseph Catholic Church at 300 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins