Festivals & Events

Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado. Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2
Colorado, Festivals, September

Fun With Your Fur Friend in Fickle Park, Berthoud, Colorado

Did you know that 75% of Americans own at least one dog? I believe it because, at one point, we were the only people on our block with one dog, everyone else had two! And now for an unhappy statistic ... [ Read More ]
Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int'l Raceway
August, Colorado, Festivals

Five Reasons to go to Hot Rock & Rumble at Pikes Peak Int’l Raceway

You don’t need to love the sounds of motors revving and the smell of exhaust… but if you do, you simply have to go. Pikes Peak International Raceway is in Fountain, Colorado, just minutes south of Colorado Springs. The raceway ... [ Read More ]
The Barbarian Feast Fur, Fun, Food and Beer, HeidiTown (12), HeidiTown
Contest, Festivals, October

The Barbarian Feast: Fur, Fun, Food and Beer

It’s that time again, time for the barbarian hordes to take over Grimm Brothers Brewhouse in Loveland, Colorado.  Sponsored by Grimm Brothers and benefiting the American Legion, Post 2000, this will be the fourth year of fur, fun and food ... [ Read More ]
Bites of Lamb, Sips of Wine The Taste of Vail Goes On. HeidiTown (4)
Colorado, Festivals, September

Bites of Lamb, Sips of Wine: The Taste of Vail Goes On

Each year, I eagerly look forward to Taste of Vail. Unfortunately, the April 2020 event was cancelled and then, in 2021, it was postponed. A quieter event has emerged, and this September 16-18, guests will enjoy a combination of Taste ... [ Read More ]
The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months Keystone HeidiTown (8)
Colorado, Festivals

The Mayor’s First Official Festival in Fifteen Months

I don’t know if it’s been exactly 15-months since my last festival, but it has a nice ring to it. I know it’s been at least 15-months since I’ve officially been at a festival as the Mayor of HeidiTown. When ... [ Read More ]
Where to Drink in Casper, Wyoming. HeidiTown (1)
Dining, Festivals, Travel, Wyoming

The Rest of Our Story in Casper, Wyoming: Eat, Art, Shop, Drink

About two weeks ago, we visited Capser, Wyoming. It’s about four hours from Denver, but only around three from where we live in Northern Colorado. Art, history and kayaking were on the agenda, highlighted by a beer festival, and browsing ... [ Read More ]
Schlaefer Beer Tasting 1-001
Colorado, Festivals

A Christmas Beer Tasting (even a root beer tasting for the kids)

Originally published in “Christmas in Berthoud” for the Berthoud Surveyor Colorado is the land of beer festivals. On any given summer weekend, during a non-pandemic year, there are at least three beer events occurring somewhere in the state. Coloradans have ... [ Read More ]
Old Cars, Fast Cars & Pinups at Pikes Peak International Raceway. HeidiTown (15)
August, Colorado, Festivals

Old Cars, Fast Cars & Pinups at Pikes Peak International Raceway

Earlier this month, we headed to Colorado Springs. To be accurate, our goal was Fountain, a town just south of Colorado Springs. It is home to Pikes Peak International Raceway, a place that was said to have the “fastest 1-mile ... [ Read More ]
Three Tips for How to Oktoberfest in the Time of Coronavirus. HeidiTown (41)
Festivals, October, September

Three Tips for How to Oktoberfest in the Time of Coronavirus

I am going to miss our usual flight of Oktoberfests. Last year, we attended Keystone Oktoberfest where Ryan walked away as the Stein Hoisting Champion. I guess he gets to keep his title for two years.  Ryan Schlaefer wins! Photo ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Drive-In food truck food HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals

Loveland Drive-In Movie Theater, Not Just for Kids

When I first heard about the pop-up movie theater in Loveland, I was skeptical. It seemed like it was only for families and I am not a mommy blogger. I don’t even have children (well, not the human variety). Loveland ... [ Read More ]