Archives For Radio Segments

Heidi stein at Denver Christkindl Market HeidiTown.com

The “Heidi” stein for sale at the Denver Christkindl Market. Not kidding. It really is called Heidi.

This week is jam packed with posts (that’s what happens during the holidays), so this is going up today (Tuesday), not normally a day that I post anything.

We all gotta be a little flexible when it comes to the holidays!

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It’s time for another HeidiTown segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. These segments air on the radio station on Wednesdays and Fridays.

This month it’s all about the holidays. Christmas festivals are happening all over the state each and every weekend. If you’re looking for ways to get into the spirit of the season, you won’t have to look far because there’s probably an event happening near you.

Without further ado, listen to this week’s segment HERE.

Downtown Denver reflecting the November Sunset. HeidiTown.comFirst and foremost, thank you to all the veterans out there!

This week’s HeidiTown show doesn’t discuss Veteran’s Day, because I did that during the first segment in November. Instead, in this week’s segment, which airs on Wednesday and Friday of this week, I talk birthdays, Christmas Markets, Race of the Santas and HeidiTown Gives Back.

I took the gorgeous photo on the left this past weekend in downtown Denver from the Peak’s Lounge at the Hyatt Regency where we were staying for my husband’s birthday. The views from the lounge are incredible.

Have a great week everyone and go ahead and listen to HeidiTown on KRFC 88.9 FM right HERE.

Fall in a Colorado neighborhood. HeidiTown.comThe HeidiTown community segment has been running on KRFC 88.9 FM since August 2011.

Over the years, I have changed how I share the segments here on HeidiTown.com. At first I was producing cool YouTube videos, but that was too time intensive. In response to several requests I began posting the entire transcript here including links to everything I mentioned in the show. That took almost as long as producing the videos. So now I just simply give you a sentence or two and let you listen at your leisure.

We’re all volunteers at KRFC, because it’s community radio, but despite the lack of a paycheck, it’s been fun to be associated with a radio station for all these years. Who knows what the future holds, but for the time being, I’m continuing my run at KRFC into the future.

This week’s segment if full of art and theater… so without further ado, here’s my segment for the first part of November:  LISTEN HERE.

Colorado Sunsets HeidiTown.com

Colorado sunsets are one of my favorite things.

Over the last couple years, my radio show has evolved from a listing of stuff happening around Colorado, to an opportunity for me to share the things I love about Colorado, like our beautiful autumns, our wonderful symphonies, our top-notch theater productions, our award-winning beer, and so much more.

This HeidiTown radio segment on KRFC 88.9 FM is no exception. I share some of my all-time favorite things in this show, and this time the material is rather cultured. Not only do I impart my love of classic music, but I talk about museums and theater too.  And then there’s the zombies.

So if you’d like to hear what’s happening across Colorado this October, listen here.

a wooden grave marker in the Leadville Cemetery, HeidiTown.comIt’s time for another segment of HeidiTown on KRFC 88.9 FM.

I really can’t believe that it’s already October. I don’t know about anyone else, but this summer sped by at the speed of light, and I’m still catching my breath.

October means spooks, and in this segment I tell the listeners about our experience on a cemetery tour in Leadville with author Roger Pretti. Tis’ the season for ghost stories and Pretti has got lots of them.

There’s also a shout out to Berthoud Oktoberfest, the festival I founded back in 2010, and will be emceeing again this Saturday, October 5.

For these topics and more LISTEN NOW.

It’s time for another HeidiTown segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, Fort Collins public radio.

On this segment I share with the radio audience the last two recipients of the HeidiTown Gives Back Campaign. I also cover all the fun stuff happening around Colorado on the last two weekends in September, plus, a sneak peek at October.

LISTEN HERE

In other news, I have awesome Twitter followers, and thought I’d share this fun tweet from @PamRocksWorld. I inadvertently inspired her to create this wall hanging when I tweeted the YouTube of CCR’s Who Will Stop the Rain and added that I thought it should be Colorado’s new theme song. Thanks for the warm fuzzy, Pam!

 

Bikes & Beer Show logo krfc

After a bit of a long break – August had five weeks – I’m back on air at KRFC 88.9 FM.

If you are new to HeidiTown, and I know several of you have just moved to town, I have had a segment on KRFC, Fort Collins Public Radio since August 2011. Currently, the segments air every other week on Wednesdays prior to The Bikes & Beer Show (see their logo to the left), and on Fridays during your drive home. I had been preparing new material every single week, but it became too much work, plus I had to drive from HeidiTown to Fort Collins every week (not a short distance). So now my segments air just twice a month.

In this segment I discuss the blog posts here on HeidiTown that some of the listening audience may have missed, and I remind people that HeidiTown is the place for information on Colorado Oktoberfests. There’s also an update on Colorado dinner theater productions and previews of several events coming up in early September like Install: story, a new literature festival taking place in Loveland.

So without further chit chat, LISTEN HERE to this week’s segment.

During the summer of 2011, I was approached by the director of KRFC 88.9 FM, Brian Hughes, about doing a community segment. This month marks two-years of the HeidiTown segment on 88.9 FM, Fort Collins public radio.

All-Arts-Festival-Steamboat-Springs-Colorado

All Arts Festival, August 15-18, 2013.

Being on public radio has limitations for someone who writes and talks about festivals. For instance, I can’t tell the audience the price of a ticket, and may not even say whether the event is free, because free is a monetary value. However, without public radio I probably  wouldn’t have had the opportunity to be on the radio at all.

I also want to thank my producers, D and Mickey for making each of my recordings sound professional.

I appreciate KRFC’s support of local talent and local writers like myself, and thank them for allowing me to be on this crazy ride with them for the last two years. So without further ado, you can listen to this week’s segment HERE.

Blue Mesa Lake near Gunnison, Colorado. HeidiTown.com

Blue Mesa Lake near Gunnison, Colorado. A beautiful lake, but we were not actually supposed to be here on this day. Wrong turns on #roadtrips happen to the best of us.

It’s time for another installment of HeidiTown on the radio. As a reminder, these segments now run every other week on KRFC 88.9 FM

In this show I reveal how even a Colorado travel expert can get lost on a road trip, and what fun events and festivals are in store this early August.

Listen HERE..

Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. HeidiTown.com

I know I’m short, but this is ridiculous!

It’s time for another HeidiTown segment on KRFC 88.9 FM.

This segment focuses on festivals and travel. I share some of my newest road trip travel tips, like wearing comfy clothing, and I also introduce the listening audience to the HeidiTown Gives Back Recipient, National Mill Dog Rescue.

Let’s jump right in!  LISTEN HERE.