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LafaYeti Day

February 6

LafaYeti Day is a funky fun business holiday created by community members to encourage social gatherings and support of local Mom & Pop shops.

It’s most similar to a Shop Small Saturday type of event but this one is just for the City of Lafayette and on February 6th.

Purveyors all around town offer specials, promos, and/or make donations to local causes
to celebrate LafaYeti Day.

Location

Old Town Lafayette

Lafayette Old Town Garden Tour

February 6

Since 2011 the Lafayette Old Town Garden Tour has showcased over 50 of the best homegrown gardens throughout the historic center of Lafayette.

This self-guided tour features the work of gardeners with widely varying approaches to the craft, but all sharing a common love of thoughtful, water-wise, sustainable gardening.

Join us for a leisurely exploration of some unique and inspiring Front Range gardens!

Tickets are $15. Children under 12 are free.

Tickets can be purchased online through our website, or in person on the day of the tour from 8:30 to 1:00 at Lafayette Florist, 600 S. Public Rd. The tour starts at Lafayette Florist, where you can pick up your tour brochure and map.

Location

Lafayette Florist

Small Business Saturday

February 6

Join Lafayette for Small Business Saturday on November 26th!
Add more value to your gift giving this holiday season by shopping small and shopping local! Support the businesses in YOUR community and enjoy the benefits of shopping local.

When you shop Lafayette, your sales tax dollars are invested to help pay for parks and open space, public safety, streets, library, recreation, arts and other important government services.

Want your business to be a part of Small Business Saturday? Register your Lafayette business for FREE by Nov. 13

All you have to do to participate in this FREE event is simply complete the online form and tell us what your Lafayette business will be doing on November 26 to celebrate Small Business Saturday. Some ideas could be – a storewide sale, a special online offer, a new product promo, free dessert with a meal… the possibilities are endless!

We will include your business info and links on the City’s webpage, promote the event on the Chamber and City’s social media sites, and MORE!

View the LAFAYETTE 2022 SHOP SMALL WEBPAGE at lafayetteco.gov/ShopSmall 

Questions? Contact communications@lafayetteco.gov 

 

Location

City of Lafayette

DMC Fest

February 6

This day fest is brought to you by Tier Two Live and Denver Music Community and will be held at Confluence Garage in Lafayette, CO. Acts include:

Addie Tonic
Black Market Translation
Burning Sister
Deth Rali
Ice Troll
Never Kenezzard
Redwing Blackbird
Rowboat
Blameshells

All ages. $10 suggested donation. Alcohol not permitted.

Location

Confluence Garage

Make & Take Night: Organic Perfume Oil

February 6

Join us for a Make & Take Night at the Apothecary!

Relax, have a glass of wine, meet new friends and discover the world of herbal skincare. In this workshop you will learn about the art of perfumery and how to blend essential oils to create complex scents! You will get to blend your own unique scent to take home with you.

Event Fee: $35.00

Location

Little Herbal Apothecary

Urban Plant Walk, Old Town Lafayette

February 6

Learn Local Herbs: Urban Plant Walk

The foothills of Colorado are home to some of the most powerful and cherished plants used in traditional western herbalism. Join certified clinical herbalist, forager, and medicine maker Liz Faermark on an urban plant walk to learn about the herbs that are unique to our home, and why we use them. Once you meet these plants, you’ll start seeing them everywhere – along hiking trails, in backyards, on roadsides, and in your favorite herbal products. This bioregional plant medicine class will be held in person and outside. Class will begin at Little Herbal Apothecary in Lafayette, CO! From there, we’ll wander our way through Old Town Lafayette.

Event Fee: $30.00

Location

Little Herbal Apothecary

Hard-To-Recycle Collection Event

February 6

The City of Lafayette invites Lafayette residents to the first-ever Hard-To-Recycle event in partnership with Eco-Cycle and Boulder County Hazardous Waste.

Residents can drop off the items below for FREE:

Styrofoam blocks clean and dry – remove labels and tape
Household batteries please use clear tape on both terminal ends and ensure there are no leaks
Fluorescent tubes and bulbs labeled with the letters “Hg” (Mercury)
Plastic Film bubble wrap, plastic shopping bags, Ziploc bags must be empty, clean, and dry with stickers and receipts removed. No plastic food wrap.
Paint (Latex and Oil-Based)

Residents can also drop off small electronics with batteries or cords.

CPUs (tower computers), laptops, chargers, and cell phones are free.
CRT Monitors are $0.69/lb and other small electronics are $0.59/lb.
No broken glass CRT TV’s or Projection TV’s

Only Lafayette residents can participate in the event. Please register as spaces are limited!

Location

Flatirons Chruch Back Parking Lot

Earth Day Every Day

February 6

The City of Lafayette invites residents and visitors to enjoy the outdoors and learn about the several ways you can protect the Earth, fight climate change, and create a sustainable Lafayette every day.

This family-friendly event will have opportunities to learn from EV owners, peddle on energy bikes to make watermelon slushies, eat cookies baked in a solar oven, listen to local musicians, enjoy food trucks, visit with over 20 sustainability vendors, and tour our Outdoor Classroom.

Tours and many activities will be available in both English and Spanish.

Location

Rec Center Packing Lot and Outdoor Classroom

Green Business Breakfast

February 6

Are you interested in greening your business? The City of Lafayette, Louisville, Town of Superior, and Partners for a Clean Environment invites businesses to learn about local resources, incentives, and network with other businesses.

City of Lafayette businesses will be able to learn about our newly rebranded Green Business Program, recognition opportunities, and upcoming programs geared to help businesses become green!

Open to all businesses!

Please register to attend!

Location

755 W. Baseline Road

Coal Creek Trail Plant Walk

February 6

Join us for a Plant Walk with Cat Pantaleo M.A. Certified Herbalist, Nutritionist and Forest Therapy Guide

Location: Public Road Trailhead on Coal Creek

A plant walk with longtime Herbalist, Cat Pantaleo, is a beautiful blend of tapping into both intuitive and scientific ways of knowing the world. An opportunity not only to meet and learn about the abundance of green allies in your neighborhood and their medicinal properties and edibility, but an occasion to re-establish and honor the ancient human/plant relationship through slowing down and engaging your senses. Participants will also receive an introduction to plant family patterns, an extremely valuable tool that facilitates knowledge of an unfamiliar plant’s attributes and potential toxicity.

Event Fee: $35.00

Location

Public Road Trail