November

Fall Back Beer Fest 2014. HeidiTown (1)

The Great American Beer Festival may be over, but that doesn’t mean Coloradans stop celebrating craft beer. We celebrate all year long. Here are a few fall beer festivals that are sure to tickle your taste buds. Fall Back Beer Festival, Estes Park, October 31, 2015 FallBackBeerFest.com Ryan and I attended this event last year and it was one of our favorite festivals of last year. Held at the new

Denver Christkindl Market at night

The Denver Christkindl Market is underway at Skyline Park in downtown Denver and this lively European style Christmas market has become a tradition in our house and something we eagerly look forward to every holiday season. Why do we love it? Truly Unique Shopping Tired of strolling the mall for the perfect gift? The Christkindl Market has vendors selling goods that you won’t find anywhere else. I’m not much of

Featured Festival: Fall Back Beer Fest, Estes Park

Think the beer festival season is over? Think again. Beer festivals have become a year round tradition here in Colorado and there’s a great one just around the corner. When I preview a beer event, I try to find something unique about the festival. After all, beer events are, on the whole, quite similar. You go, you taste beer, you chat up the brewers and taste more beer and that’s

baby lambs at the living farm in Paonia Colorado. HeidiTown.com

I love fall, and I adore fall in Colorado. We may not have the reputation of places like New England or Wisconsin, but autumn in Colorado is quite grand, and perhaps it’s been overlooked for too long. The usual way to celebrate fall in Colorado is to go leaf peeping. Every online and print publication has articles about it; I published my 3-part Colorado fall travel series  earlier this month.

Downtown Denver reflecting the November Sunset. HeidiTown.com

First 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

denver city & county building holiday lights

As much as I love small towns, during the holidays I love taking a trip to the big city. One of my fondest Christmas memories is walking under the canopy of lights on Larimer in downtown Denver. We were checking out all the window decorations and that year they were all ski scenes. Some were very elaborate with skiers moving up and down paper mache mountains and ice skaters twirling

Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival 2012 poster

Colorado is associated with many beautiful things, and the 7th Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival is a celebration of one of those things. The festival takes place Saturday, November 10, 2012. The bighorn sheep is one of the most  majestic  animals living in Colorado. The males, called rams, have large curled horns and can weight 280 pounds.  An interesting fact from National Geographic.com is that when rams fight one another

denver arts week logo 2012

Nothing destroys the stereotype of being a cow town, like Denver Arts Week. Denver is a hub of arts and culture and during this week long celebration, every type of artistic medium is celebrated including visual arts, theater, music, film, museums, dance, opera comedy, history and heritage. Get walking, get artsy The event kicks off on November 2 with First Friday Art Walks in numerous neighborhoods around town. A list