Community News

  • Family festival Ag. 18-19

    Fort Lupton’s second annual family festival is Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19  at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center, 203 S. Harrison Ave.

    Saturday’s headliner is the group 7 Bridges – The Ultimate Eagles Experience. The special guests will be Tribute Kings.

    Limited VIP seats are $40, which include a table/chair in front. Lawn seating/general admission is $25. 

  • National Night Out volunteers needed; event is Aug. 7

    Fort Lupton officials are looking for volunteers for the annual National Night Out event.

    It’s planned for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Fort Lupton police station/Koshio Park, First Street and McKinley Avenue.

    Organizers will show the movie, “The Jungle Book,” sponsored by the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce. Call Terrie Asay at 720-466-6152 for more details.

  • Make-A-Wish holds Wheels & Wishes Aug. 5

    Enjoy a car show with a spin, the chance to take a lap on the Colorado National Speedway.

    It’s part of the Wheels & Wishes fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the speedway at Interstate 25 and exit 232 in Erie.

  • Volunteers wanted for Oct. 13 cemetery walk

    Have an interest in historic figures from Fort Lupton?

    You can re-enact the life of a locally known person at a cemetery walk planned for Oct. 13 at Hillside Cemetery, 13750 Weld County Road 12.

    You can be a former city leader or anyone else you like. Anyone can volunteer for the event, which will be from 2 to 4 p.m. that day.

  • Fort Lupton High School hosts booster club bingo July 14

    Fort Lupton High School’s booster club is celebrating its first “Bingoversary” from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, in the school commons, 530 Reynolds St. 

    But depending on construction progress, it could be inside Floyd Acre Gym.

    The payout is $1,223.10, and there will be specials at the concessions stand, such as walking tacos, supreme nachos and cake.

  • Fort Lupton library booked for temporary relocation

    Fort Lupton Public and School Library is getting an upgrade.

    The library at 425 S. Denver Ave. will move temporarily to Fort Lupton Middle School, 201 S. McKinley Ave. starting June 25 while its facilities at Fort Lupton High School get a facelift. The remodel is part of $9.3 million in work at Fort Lupton High School being done as part of a $48.6 million school bond approved by voters in November 2016.

  • Friends of Barr Lake fundraiser June 15-16

    Enjoy an evening of music and dancing to the light of a beautiful sunset while supporting a great organization. This fundraising concert June 15-16 for the Friends of Barr Lake will aid efforts for education, recreation and conservation at Barr Lake State Park.

    Tickets are available. They are $5 more ($15) at the door the day of the performances. Call 303-659-6005.

  • Halliburton to run test helicopter flights

    Halliburton officials plan to run helicopter test flights so residents can hear how loud they are, after 50 residents overflowed the meeting room to express concern about planned daily flights from a proposed helipad.

  • Fort Lupton chamber searches for movie night sponsors

    The Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce is looking for sponsors for its summer movies in the park program at Koshio Park, 131 McKinley Ave. 

    The event brings families and children of all ages together for movies June 1, July 6, and Aug. 7, in partnership with the City of Fort Lupton and Weld Re-8 school district.

  • Garden plots avalable

    If you want to grow your own fresh vegetables but don’t have space, the Fort Lupton Community Garden is the place to visit. It is at 438 Harrison Ave.. Numerous raised beds of varying sizes are available. For more information or to request an application contact Ken Harnett at 303-957-6878 or email to theplacegarden@gmail.com.