Festivals & Events

Glenn Miller SwingFest Logo
Festivals, June

Head to Fort Morgan, Colorado for some swinging fun

I think this is one of the most unique festivals in Colorado. Celebrate the music of Fort Morgan’s favorite and most famous son at the Glenn Miller SwingFest, June 23-26, 2011. Read all about it HERE ... [ Read More ]
Spirits at Sunset logo
Festivals, June

Win tickets to Spirits at Sunset at Summerfest in the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado

This year, Summerfest in the Rockies will kick off on July 8, 2011 with Spirits at Sunset. This is a twist on their usual wine tasting event. With a unique new distillery now open in Loveland, as well as a ... [ Read More ]
Greeley Stampede Rodeo
Festivals, July

Get your kicks at the Greeley Stampede

Greeley Stampede Rodeo. Courtesy photo. You don’t have to be a cowboy, or even own a pair of boots, in order to love the Greeley Stampede. This week long event has been held in Greeley, Colorado for over 100 years ... [ Read More ]
SummerFest in the Rockies is just around the corner
Festivals, June

SummerFest in the Rockies is just around the corner

Held annually on the  second weekend in July, this year (2011) will be the  5th SummerFest celebration. Held at Civic Center Park/Foote Lagoon in Loveland, Colorado, this community event features a smorgasbord of activities, and always kicks off with ... [ Read More ]
1955 Chevy purple
Festivals, Travel

Calling all car people! It’s time for Colorado Nationals

The Mayor never used to be much of a car person, however, buying a car with a V6, along with a newly developed love affair with Top Gear on the BBC, has changed all that. I still don’t consider myself ... [ Read More ]
Bohemian Nights 2011 logo
Festivals, June

One of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events

Read all about one of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events! The lineup for this year’s Bohemian Nights headliners have been announced and I’d advise you to start breaking in your dancing shoes. My update also includes a great Tip ... [ Read More ]
cinco de mayo sombrero
Festivals, May

Cinco de Mayo Colorado

For most residents of the United States, Cinco de Mayo means heading to the nearest Mexican restaurant and indulging in multiple margaritas. However, the 5th of May celebration is much more than just tortilla chips and margs. Cinco de Mayo ... [ Read More ]
Lyons Classic Pinball machine
April, Festivals

Calling all Pinball Wizards & Groupies

A machine at Lyons Classic Pinball in Lyons, Colorado. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. I love it when I discover a truly unique event, and the Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown & Gameroom Expo definitely falls into this category ... [ Read More ]
Fort Collins Music Experiment
April, Festivals

Fort Collins Music Experience (FoCoMX) is here!

Music played a very significant role during my formative years. I come from a musical family; we have singers, guitarists, pianist, songwriters and composers. One of my fondest memories is falling asleep night after night to the sound of my ... [ Read More ]
Island Grill at the Taste of Loveland, Colorado
April, Festivals

The 6th Annual Taste of Loveland

Island Grill's owners serve up their popular fish tacos at the 5th Annual Taste of Loveland. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer. All rights reserved. My husband and I attended this event last year and ate ourselves silly – it was so ... [ Read More ]