September 2011

HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 FM - What to do in Colorado Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? It’s time for another KRFC 88.9 FM segment, and I can’t believe this is already my 6th segment. Time flies when you are having fun and I am certainly having lots of fun – my hope is that you are too! There’s another great weekend in store for Colorado and it includes everything from fall festivals to a bass festival –

The BrewDogs of Colorado

Here in Colorado, certain things just go together – bikes and beer, hikes and beer, climbing and beer, rafting and beer, skiing and beer, snowboarding and beer, sledding and beer, and dogs and beer.  This might explain why the Great American Beer Festival, grand-daddy of all beer festivals, is held yearly in Denver. The GABF starts this Thursday and runs through Saturday, October 1.  In honor of this enormous beer

HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 FM - What to do in Colorado Sept. 23-25, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? From chili festivals to Oktoberfests, it’s never boring in Colorful Colorado.   Here’s my segment for this week – the HeidiTown.com segments air on Wednesdays and Fridays on KRFC 88.9 FM.     Note to my wonderful subscribers: You will have to head over to HeidiTown.com to view the video in this blog post.  

Two topnotch Oktoberfests in Colorado

For the past several weeks I’ve done a lot of chatting about Oktoberfests, and this is because I think, when done right, they are such fun and unique festivals. There are two Oktoberfests fast approaching that I want to bring to your attention. You will not find an eighties cover band headlining these fests, because both work to provide authentic Oktoberfest experiences that embrace and emphasize Northern Colorado’s rich German

Grand Lake, Colorado

My birthday is in early October, and every year my husband takes me on a weekend get away to a new place within driving distance. I know, he’s pretty awesome. We’ve been all over the state and during this time of year the weather can be unpredictable, but we have fun no matter what Mother Nature throws at us.  It’s also off-season in Colorado – not quite ski season, but

Dutch Oven

I write about festivals and events, I read about festivals and events, and I attend a lot of festivals and events, so at this point it takes a truly unique event to get me excited. This is one of those events. When I discovered the Georgetown Dutch Oven Cook-Off I was ecstatic for multiple reasons. First, I’d never heard of such an event, and second, I love food and last,

HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 - What to do in Colorado Sept. 9-11, 2011

It’s time for another HeidiTown.com segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. This one covers Colorado events and festival for September 9-11, 2011.  If you are looking for things to do in Colorado you don’t have to look any farther. I’m giddy over this video because I added some fun clip art.  For some of you this would be a no brainer, but for me it’s quite a feat.  I hope you

Classic Car Cartoon

UPDATED POST on August 22, 2013. I never used to be much of a classic car enthusiast, but in the last couple years, I’ve found myself attracted to the bubbly exteriors, the meticulous thought out interiors and even the big, gas-guzzling engines. On  Saturday, September 7, 2013 classic car lovers can get their engineers revving in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado at the Nelsen’s Old Town Car Show. Hundreds of hot-rods,

Oktoberfests in Colorado

Got a craving for a big beer and some polka music? You are in luck! The Mayor of HeidiTown loves a good Oktoberfest, so I’ve created a list of all the festivals around Colorado. From Durango to Berthoud, from Steamboat Springs to Lamar, all across the state Coloradoans will be celebrating German heritage with beer, brats and polka. Festivals run September though October. Find out where to join in the