Get ready for a Wild Wonderful Weekend, September 24-26, featuring the high-energy rock band American Authors. This weekend celebration of Colorado’s first Certified Wild community — Centerra — kicks off Friday night with an interactive foam party for kids, teens (wild adults are welcome too!) at the Centerra Marketplace. The fun continues Saturday at Chapungu, with a free ticketed, live concert by American Authors. Participate in morning and daytime activations courtesy of High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) and The Promenade Shops at Centerra. This “wild” event, brought to you by Centerra Engagement Assembly, will benefit HPEC. Don't delay and reserve your tickets now to attend the Foam Party and Concert in the Park, before they're gone! To view all the Wild Wonderful Weekend activities, click here and follow all the excitement on social media to stay wildly informed.
Centerra's Top Things To Do
Food Truck Resident Rally - September 9 | 5 to 7PM
at High Plains School, 4255 Buffalo Mountain Dr.
We're celebrating back to school! Grab dinner on the go, or bring a chair and stay for the party. A live DJ will entertain us while we dine on tasty mobile munchies prepared by local chefs. There is an opportunity to donate and support local non-profit TEF and school district children. Learn more and register here.
Pickleball Open House - September 21 | 8AM to 8PM
NORCO Volleyball Club, 4539 Viking Way
No matter your level of experience, the community is invited to drop in throughout the day to enjoy a fun filled Pickleball experience at NORCO Volleyball Club in Centerra. Ten courts will be available, supplied with complimentary equipment. All levels can learn the game from experienced instructors and enjoy fun giveaways, treats and more! Click here, to view the event flyer.
Food Truck Lunch Roundup - September 16
Rangeview Parking Lot, 2915 - 2725 Rocky Mountain
Join us in the parking lot on Thursday the16th from 11AM to 1:30PM. Enjoy the fresh air and grab a bite to eat from your favorite local mobile chefs. Co-workers, neighbors and friends are invited to take a breather under the shaded tents and meet some new people.
Monthly Bird Lover's Event - September 4
Head over to HPEC this Saturday from
8-10 AM to learn and witness why bird banding is so important - register here.

September's Native Plant Spotlight: is the Red Yucca, part of the Asparagus Family providing long lasting blooms in Autumn/Winter.
Community Spotlight: Cookies for Kids Cancer
If you haven't met Daniela Ortiz, now's the perfect time! She was recently featured on Denver7 to share her story and has spent the last five years raising money for Cookies for Kids Cancer by hosting annual neighborhood bake sales in Centerra. She has raised $14,000 for kids cancer research and continues to increase her goal in an effort to help others.

Here's a few ways we can rally as a community to support Daniela in her fundraising journey and help her exceed her goals:

  1. To make a donation, click here
  2. Email to process a minimum donation of $30 and coordinate a local cookie pickup or drop off
  3. Swing by her charity bake sale this weekend located on Lyric Falls Court in The Lakes at Centerra from 10AM-2PM on Sunday 9/5 or Monday 9/6 to purchase treats onsite and meet this inspiring young lady
Fun Things Around Town
Pastels on 5th, September 5
Downtown Loveland - 5th Street
Pastels on 5th is a free, family-friendly, community-wide sidewalk chalk art festival where artists and businesses, come together to transform 5th Street into a spectacular sidewalk gallery. This event is designed to highlight the thriving Loveland arts community and serve as a benefit for Alternatives to Violence. Centerra is proud to sponsor a local artist featured at the festival and support ATV.
GoodGuys National Car Show, September 11
The Ranch Events Complex - 5280 Arena Circle
America's favorite car show, GoodGuys Rod & Custom Association, is rolling into town for its 23rd year in a row bringing the classic car good times to Loveland. Click here for tickets and weekend activities.
Loveland Oktoberfest, September 17-18
Old Fairgrounds Park - 700 S. Railroad Ave.
Loveland’s first brewery, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, hosts the annual Loveland Oktoberfest Sept. 17 and 18, bringing you lots of great beer, music, competitions, food and more. Prost! Click here, for more information.