Festivals & Events

Barbarian Feast Photo
Colorado, Festivals, October

Barbarian Feast: Meat, Mead, Beer & Belly Dancing in Loveland

Started in 2017, Barbarian Feast is now the must-have ticket of the season. While we took a brief break during the pandemic, this will be our sixth year of holding the events under the tents at Grimm Brothers Brewhouse in ... [ Read More ]
Winter Park, Colorado Why Fritzi, the Dog, is a Big Fan. HeidiTown (14)
Colorado, dog, Festivals, Travel

Winter Park, Colorado: Why Fritzi, the Dog, is a Big Fan

Want to know why your dog will love Grand County? And you too? The average August temperature is 74 degrees.   We’ve been heading to Grand County, home to Winter Park, Granby, Grand Lake, and more, for many years. I’ve been ... [ Read More ]
Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2023 HeidiTown (2)
Colorado, Festivals, September

Berthoud, Colorado, Goes to the Dogs: Puppy Mill Awareness Day

I have supported this cause from its start in 2014. It’s Puppy Mills Awareness Day (formerly Hops & Harley). One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to Harley Dream. This cause is close to my heart for ... [ Read More ]
Front Range Rally Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer, Mayor of HeidiTown

Beer Festivals Can & Should Continue — Here’s How

Reading article after article about the potential demise of the beer festival has got me thinking, and I have decided that it’s not all doom and gloom. Belgian Brew Fest at Bruz Beer in Denver, Colorado. Yes, the pandemic spelled ... [ Read More ]
5 Good Reasons to Visit Keystone, Colorado, this Summer HeidiTown.com 2

5 Good Reasons to Visit Keystone, Colorado, this Summer

Hummingbirds fly through the air, a breeze blows gently from the creek, and a riot of colorful flowers spring from pots and gardens everywhere in the village. It’s just another summer day in Keystone, Colorado. The Colorado Rocky Mountains may ... [ Read More ]
Greeley Friday Fest Courtesy photo
Colorado, Festivals

Friday Fest in Downtown Greeley, Colorado, is Coming

I have never been more excited for summer than this year. Ryan says I am like this every year, but this is different. The winter seems to have been extra cold, extra snowy, and just extra wintry. The fact is, ... [ Read More ]
Cozy Up & Party Down Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado. Richard Haro, photographer, Visit Loveland (3)
Colorado, February, Festivals

Cozy Up & Party Down: Sweetheart Festival in Loveland, Colorado

Last year, I attended Sweetheart Festival on both days of the event. Both times I was so proud of what is on offer in my hometown of Loveland, Colorado. Sweetheart Festival is a spectacle for the eyes as well as ... [ Read More ]
Not a Year in Review. Baby goat at AJ Farms in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. HeidiTown 3
Festivals, Travel

The Future is Here: Not Looking Back

I have not written a “year in review” post, and I’m not going to do it. Now that isn’t to say that there weren’t highlights. Most were animal-related. For instance, meeting kittens and puppies at Animal Aid of Colorado on ... [ Read More ]
Featured Photo Colorado Uncorked preview on HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals, November

Taste the Governor’s Cup Collection at Colorado Uncorked, Nov. 4, 2022

Want to taste the best of the best Colorado wine? Get tickets to Colorado Uncorked at History Colorado on November 4, 2022. 2021 Dry Rose of St. Vincent Whitewater Hill Vineyards, Grand Junction, Colorado I got a sneak peek (or ... [ Read More ]
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 ]