Festivals • Travel • The West

The importance of shopping local and how I do it
The importance of shopping local and how I do it

January 10, 2023

The Future is Here: Not Looking Back
The Future is Here: Not Looking Back

December 30, 2022

Downtown Loveland: Where to Art, Eat & Drink
Downtown Loveland: Where to Art, Eat & Drink

December 1, 2022

Light up the Holidays: Green Chile & Hockey in Loveland, Colorado
Light up the Holidays: Green Chile & Hockey in Loveland, Colorado

November 29, 2022

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Featured Festival Barbarian Feast 2022, There Will be Meat, HeidiTown.com, Photo by Jonathan Castner (4)
Colorado, Festivals, October

Featured Festival: Barbarian Feast 2022, There Will be Meat

October 10, 2022: Tickets for the feast are officially SOLD OUT. It is time—time to eat with your hands and a knife, dress in furs and embrace your inner barbarian. Since 2017, the Barbarian Feast, a beer dinner like no ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Loveland Oktoberfest 2022 HeidiTown (100)
Colorado, Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest 2022

It’s Loveland Oktoberfest at Fairgrounds Park, a time to celebrate the end of summer with good friends, a few pints and a little polka. September 16-17 Friday (4 p.m. to 10 p.m.) & Saturday (12 p.m. to 10 p.m.)  Fairgrounds ... [ Read More ]
Puppy Mill Awareness Day Logo 2 2022
Colorado, September

Featured Festival: Puppy Mill Awareness Day, 2022

If you’ve been a citizen of HeidiTown for any length of time, you know that I love dogs. There is something about a dog that brings out the best in me, in fact, all animals have a positive effect on ... [ Read More ]
BBQ Belt Road Trip 4,000 Delicious Miles, Part Two. HeidiTown.com
Travel

BBQ Belt Road Trip: 4,000 Delicious Miles, Part Two

Guest post by Mechelle Martz-Mayfield. Read part one here. MISSISSIPPI/LOUISIANA On the way from Tennessee to Louisiana, we drove through the corner of Mississippi, the most fun US state to spell in my opinion. If you happen to find yourself ... [ Read More ]
BBQ Best Road Trip Memphis TN HeidiTown 19
Travel

BBQ Belt Road Trip: 4,000 Delicious Miles, Part One

I am honored to be a guest blogger on the HeidiTown site and I hope to bring as much fun to my journey as Heidi does to hers. I will start by saying I’m no stranger to road trips and ... [ Read More ]
What's New in Silverthorne, Colorado Tacos, Tequila & More. HeidiTown (18)
Colorado, Travel

What’s New in Silverthorne, Colorado? Tacos, Tequila & More

I hadn’t realized how much I’d been missing the Colorado mountains this summer. There is just something extra special about the air, the flowers, the aspens. And this trip to Silverthorne, Colorado, was just what I needed. Happy Hour at ... [ Read More ]
Heidi Belle Fourche Wild Magnolia
South Dakota, Travel

Belle Fourche, South Dakota: The Shopping & Restaurant Story

This is my last post about Belle Fourche, for now. I had a few more things to write including where we ate, where we drank in and where we shopped in Belle Fourche. Belle Fourche is located in the Black ... [ Read More ]
Belle Fourche, South Dakota: A Museum Worth the Read
South Dakota, Travel

Belle Fourche, South Dakota: A Museum Worth the Read

I like visiting museums. They tell stories about past people, tell tales of the land, and generally provide insight into the place I am visiting. And, I have always loved black and white photos. But let’s face it, they can ... [ Read More ]
Belle Fourche, South Dakota A Farmstand, Goats & Wildflowers. HeidiTown (7)
South Dakota, Travel

Belle Fourche, South Dakota: A Farmstand, Goats & Wildflowers

Spoiler Alert: This day, July 2, 2022, was filled with all of my favorite things, except tacos.
Note: When you visit South Dakota in the summer, bring a cooler. If you’re like me, you’ll need it! When we mentioned the ... [ Read More ]
Belle Fourche, South Dakota Come for the Rodeo, Stay for the Fun. HeidiTown (16)
South Dakota, Travel

Belle Fourche, South Dakota: Come for the Rodeo, Stay for the Fun

I grew up in a town of 5,000. Kids at my high school drove lifted trucks they called rigs and wore cowboy hats. It had an all-American feel, and although I wanted to get out like most kids in small ... [ Read More ]