Festivals & Events

Featured Festival Longmont Oktoberfest 2018 - HeidiTown - Firkin tapping
Colorado, Festivals, October

Featured Festival: Longmont Oktoberfest, Oct. 5-6, 2018

It’s time to Oktoberfest in the Longmont-style and that means great beer from Longmont breweries and some harmonica. That’s right, crowds at this Oktoberfest will enjoy the all-American, bluesy sound of JJ Grey & Mofro. The Left Hand Brewery Foundation ... [ Read More ]
Treat Yourself to Vail, Colorado & the Four Seasons. Thew view from our room's balcony at Four Seasons. HeidiTown
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Treat Yourself to Vail, Colorado & the Four Seasons

I’ve become quite familiar with Vail, Colorado over the years, and I’ve become quite the fan. In addition to being a World Class ski resort, Vail is a foodie destination, shopping haven and a top spot for adventure seekers.  The ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival 2018 kids dancing
Colorado, Festivals

Featured Festival: Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival 2018, Hotchkiss, CO

Farm to Fiddle Summer Festival encompasses everything a summer festival should be; there’s fresh veggies, singing and dancing, chickens, a climbing wall, locally made beverages and so much more. All of these things are why I love Hotchkiss and the ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Hops & Harley 2018, Berthoud, Colorado. Emily Sierra Photography
Festivals, June

Featured Festival: Hops & Harley 2018, Berthoud, Colorado

There are a handful of festivals that I’ve been involved with since the beginning and Hops & Harley is one of those fests. This year is the sixth Hops & Harley, hosted by City Star Brewing. I support this festival ... [ Read More ]
Be the First of Your Friends to Check-in to These Three Colorado Towns. Trinidad, CO Architecture 1. HeidiTown.com
Colorado, Festivals, Travel

Be the First of Your Friends to Check-in to These Three Colorado Towns

I love discovering out of the way places, the spots that haven’t become overrun with tourists. Over my nearly two decades of living and traveling in Colorado, this has become increasingly difficult. With the population growth of the Front Range ... [ Read More ]
Colorado Mountain Music Festivals Not to Miss This Summer. JAS Labor Day Festival, Sun. Sept. 3, 2017
Colorado, Festivals

Colorado Mountain Music Festivals Not to Miss This Summer

‘Tis the season for dusty feet and funny tan lines; that’s right, it’s festival season and in this article, I’m going to share with you some music in the mountains that will be worth your drive time. Some of these events ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival Taste of Loveland 2018. Loveland Aleworks, HeidiTown.com
April, Festivals

Featured Festival: Taste of Loveland, 2018

I’ve lived in Loveland, Colorado for 15 years, and in that time I’ve watched the city’s food scene grow and change. There are still have some old-favorites around such as The Black Steer (since 1966), a throwback steakhouse that’s our ... [ Read More ]
Map Out Your Plan of Attack & Hop on the Colorado Spirits Trail, HeidiTown.com
Festivals, Travel

Map Out Your Plan of Attack & Hop on the Colorado Spirits Trail

I was introduced to the craft beer movement in college where I spent more than a few hours throwing back pints at Boundary Bay Brewery in Bellingham while attending Western Washington University in the late 1990s. To say it’s been ... [ Read More ]
Visit Another Planet Arizona’s Desert Botanical Garden. Corks & Catus wine festival. HeidiTown.com
Arizona, Festivals, Travel

Visit Another Planet: Arizona’s Desert Botanical Garden

My first cactus sighting happened when I was 24-years-old. I’d just moved to Colorado from the Pacific Northwest with my then boyfriend, now husband, Ryan. We were hiking in Roxborough State Park, and I became obsessed with these tiny cactus ... [ Read More ]
Burritos, Bikes & Puppies in Boulder - A New First National Bank Opens in Boulder, Colorado
February, Festivals

Burritos, Bikes & Puppies in Boulder – A New First National Bank Opens in Boulder, Colorado

When I was approached by First National Bank (FNB) last year and asked to work with them on their #WeGrowAsOne Campaign, I hesitated because let’s face it, banks aren’t considered the purveyors of fun. Photo provided by Boulder Humane Society ... [ Read More ]