Today’s HeidiTown contest is courtesy of Dancing Pines Distillery. This brand new distillery in Loveland is giving away two tickets to Fall Harvest Brewfest, the annual fundraiser for Animal House Rescue in Fort Collins. Fall Harvest Brewfest is a celebration of good drink from local breweries and Dancing Pines Distillery. It will raise much-needed funds for Animal House, one of only two non-kill shelters in Northern Colorado. The event is
This show caught my eye not only because it’s such an intriguing topic, but the performer is a local writer. Teresa Funke, of Fort Collins, worked as a researcher for PBS and her essays and short stories have appeared in numerous commercial and literary magazines and anthologies. Today, Funke is the author of four books, and she is a speaker, presenter and writer’s coach. Funke’s book “Dancing in Combat Boots:
As most of my loyal readers know HeidiTown is not a calendar of events. It is impossible for me to preview every event going on in Northern Colorado (let alone state wide). If only I could clone myself! I’ve decided to compile a list, every Friday morning, of all the upcoming weekend events I was unable to preview, but would have liked to preview. Fall in Colorado is fabulous and
s In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. ~William Blake (1757-1827) Fun awaits you and the entire family at this Saturday’s annual Harvest Festival at The Gardens on Spring Creek. s Click here to find out more.
This week on HeidiTown we are doing a Facebook giving away! You can win one ticket to Battle of the Burners in Fort Collins this Saturday evening (a $40 value). Battle of the Burners involves six Fort Collins chefs battling it out, Iron Chef style. Each chef will create a dish and the attendees will have a chance to taste each course and vote on their favorite. Haven’t you
If you’ve got a thing for bones and ancient history, this is the event for you. This weekend the Loveland Archeological Society presents the 70th Annual Loveland Stone Age Fair. The event will be held at the Pulliam Community Building at 545 Cleveland Avenue in downtown Loveland. The fair includes an artifacts exhibit and speakers. There will also be demonstrations of flint knapping and bead working on both Saturday and
Photo courtesy of Harper Point Photography One of the most unique live theater venues in Northern Colorado is intimate by design and seats only 49. It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Fort Collins and now you get a chance to experience it for free. Starting tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, Nonesuch Theater presents, “My First Time.” This is a play about, as you may have guessed, sex. You
It is easy being green. Find out how you can green up your life at this year’s Sustainable Living Fair in Fort Collins, Colorado. Read all about this family-friendly festival here.
September is in full swing and so are Colorado Oktoberfest celebrations. Some have already occurred, but here are a few festivals where you can practice your chicken dance and drink beer from a giant mug. Don’t forget the lederhosen! Oktoberfest Denver, September 17-19 and 24-26: This will be the 41st year for this Oktoberfest that was named one of the best festivals in the nation by USA Today. It also
There are several upcoming dog events in Northern Colorado, and being the Mayor of a dog friendly town I decided to write about a few of these unique events. I know first hand that dogs play an important part in many of our lives. They are often our best friends and sometimes our helpers and healers. These events will be raising money and awareness for the organizations that are