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Estes Park Winter Festival ice castle

The 3rd Annual Estes Park Winter Festival runs Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 15, 2012. Last year, my husband and I decided to randomly check out this event without really knowing what to expect, and we had so much fun! In addition to the interactive ice castle, which is really great for kids, we loved the chili cook off. I think we sampled over forty green and red chilis.

New Years Eve Bootleggers Bash

The Brew Year’s Eve Bootlegger Bash is going to be THE place to be on New Years Eve, and I’m giving away to one lucky couple a pair of tickets to enjoy the entire evening’s lineup of events including: a beer pairing dinner, live music and a DJ, a casino room, a pinata keg smash, a dance contest, costume contest, late night buffet, raffle drawing, several keg tappings and a

HeidiTown t-shirt on blue

It’s Buy Local Week here in Colorado, and around the country. There are so many reasons why it’s good to buy local, and according to ColoradoLocalFirst.com, there are five main reasons. 1. Environment By buying things closer to home you are cutting down on fossil fuel use, reducing your carbon impact AND saving money! 2. Local Economy Local businesses buy more often from other local businesses, so the money you

Big Band Christmas Ball poster

CONTEST CLOSED This past summer, one of the most standout events I attended was the 1940s WWII Ball. My husband and I didn’t really know what to expect, but by the end of the night we both agreed that this was the most fun we’d had at an event in a long time, and we go to A LOT of events. This is the sort of evening out that creates

Liquid Arts Festival 2011

Liquid Arts Festival is a new Loveland event happening on December 9, 2011. You are invited to the 1st Annual Liquid Arts Festival during Snow  Sculpture in the Dark in Loveland, Colorado. This event will be held at the Bonnell Building in downtown and will feature spirits from various Colorado distilleries. Our state has long been known for beer, but the handcrafted distillery scene is making a splash too. Award

haunted house

It’s time to give away more tickets to Battle of the Haunted Houses. This haunted experience is located inside the Foothills Mall in Fort Collins, Colorado. Destination Terror is an elaborate haunt with monsters lurking in every corner. The Nightmare Experience is a haunted house where there really IS a monster under the bed. Your ticket to the Battle of the Haunted Houses gets you into both Destination Terror and

Scream for FREE! Win tickets to Battle of the Haunted Houses in Fort Collins, Colorado

While I’m a wimp, I know a lot of you love being scared witless, so this giveaway is for you.  You’ll actually have two chances to win, because I’m going to run this same contest next week. Just tell me you’d like your name entered into the drawing in the comment section and I’ll randomly pick a winner on Friday around noon. This winner will receive 4 tickets (a $68

Fall Harvest Brewfest 2011 logo

I am dog person. I can’t imagine coming home to a house without having an excited canine there to greet me.   While some people ooh and aww over babies, I’m the person who will get overly excited about a new puppy or newly adopted dog. Let’s face it, dogs are awesome and many of us couldn’t live without ours. That being said, this week’s give away is a pair

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

wine glass

Summer is quickly coming to a close… were you able to make the most of it?  I certainly hope so. Here’s another chance to enjoy the last moments of summer with some delicious wine, food and music. It’s the 4th Annual WineDown the Summer at  Chapungu Sculpture Park in Loveland, Colorado. This sculpture park is an oasis just east of the Promenade Shops at Centerra, and the perfect place to