Downtown Littleton, Colorado lit up for Christmas

There’s so much going on at this time of year it’s impossible to cover it all. The best calendar of events for the State of Colorado is at the Denver Post online. They offer a comprehensive list of events that you can browse several different ways, including by type of event and date. Today I’m going to share with you a few of my favorite Christmas events around Colorado. Denver

The still in Dancing Pines Distillery in Loveland, Colorado

Colorado is already known for beer, but the craft distillery business is making their mark in the rocky mountain state. Colorado is fourth in number of distilleries around the country, falling behind California, Michigan and Oregon. Nationally the number of distilleries is around 150, and is growing by 20% every year. While distilling liquor may make you think of moonshine, bootleggers and prohibition, today, distilling liquor is a true artisan

First Annual Northern Colorado Bluegrass Festival in LaPorte, Colorado Buckvillians

This event caught my eye because bluegrass music is always a good time and at $10, ticket prices are just right. This weekend Laporte, Colorado will be alive with the sound of the fiddle, banjo and guitar. It’s the First Annual Northern Colorado Bluegrass Festival to be held on Sunday, September 5 at Bar Double-S. Laporte is just six miles northwest of Fort Collins on Old US-287. Bar  Double-S is

Brazil Fest in Fort Collins, Colorado

Here’s a little secret, the Mayor loves anything Latin  – food, music, siestas, beer, dance   –  especially the dancing. So when I heard about Brazil Fest in Fort Collins I had to give this little fiesta a HeidiTown shout out. Rodizio Grill is presenting this free, one-day event to benefit Americas Wyoming Chapter Breast Cancer project. The project is raising money for a mobile mammography unit and a portion

Calling all Lefties!

Are you left handed?   Did you know there’s a day and a celebration dedicated to your southpaw status? Read all about Niwot, Colorado’s First Annual Left Handers Day celebration by clicking here. Festivities start Thursday, August 12, 2010.

Cherry Pie Festival, Loveland, Colorado

POST UPDATE:  The 2011 Cherry Pie Festival will be held on July 23.  All info here. Loveland, Colorado has a lot to celebrate – most recently Money Magazine named it the 33rd best place to live in America, and in the not  so distant past, AARP ranked Loveland as the #1 retirement town in America. Loveland has a rich agricultural past, and the area is best known for the historic