August Festivals

Steamboat All Arts Festvial 2013 a cocktail by JJ of Laundry Kitchen & Cocktails, voted bartender of the year in the Steamboat Pilot.
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A culinary adventure in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Last month I attended All Arts Festival in Steamboat Springs, and I was unaware of the culinary adventure that awaited me. In its 5th year, this art fest continues to gain popularity. It features all sorts of art, including culinary, ... [ Read More ]
Crestone Music Festival Photo by Lori Nagel of Sunflower Studios

Featured Festival: Crestone Music Festival

With a population of 150 souls, Crestone, Colorado is more of a village than a town. In the shadow of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, far from any metropolitan area, it really is a hidden gem. Each year in August, ... [ Read More ]
Lake at Copper Mountain, Colorado.

Jazz and romance at Copper Mountain

I can hear you through the computer screen. “Copper Mountain isn’t a summer town!” But you are wrong, and I can prove it. Copper Mountain in the summer. A beautiful place for an easy weekend getaway. Last year we spent ... [ Read More ]
Is Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest the best music festival in Colorado?
August, Festivals, Music

Is Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest the best music festival in Colorado?

My parents met while singing in a traveling church band in the 70s, and on many childhood nights I fell asleep listening to my dad strumming his guitar downstairs. My mom, who is an accomplished pianist, laughingly used to accuse ... [ Read More ]
hot air balloon
August, Festivals

A festival full of hot air – Sweetheart Balloon Rally & Airstream Show

As you might imagine, I go to a lot of events and festivals, and quite frankly, a lot of them look the same – beer garden, food vendors, kids’ area, 5K, pancake breakfast. This isn’t necessarily bad, especially in smaller ... [ Read More ]
Sweetheart Balloon Rally Banner
August, Festivals

Up, up & away at the Sweetheart Balloon Rally in Loveland, Colorado

Read all about this fabulous Loveland, Colorado event on August 27-28, 2011 HERE.

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Ryan and the goat
August, Festivals

A trip to the County Fair

The smell of hay, and dust and fried food in the air, fresh lemonade, and elephant ears, country music, carnival rides and corn on the cob”¦ ah, the county fair. I grew up attending our local county fair in Western ... [ Read More ]
Old Fashion Corn Roast Festival in Loveland, Colorado
August, Festivals

Corn Roast Festival, a Loveland, Colorado event, announces entertainment lineup!

Corn Roast Festival runs August 26-27, 2011, in Loveland, Colorado. This event is still nearly two month away, but today the entertainment line-up for this corny community festival is being released on Facebook. I thought it was the ideal time ... [ Read More ]
Boogie down in Longmont this Friday!
August, Festivals

Boogie down in Longmont this Friday!

When: Friday, August 27 When:  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Longmont, Colorado What:   It’s the 10th anniversary of Festival on Main, Longmont’s largest community  street party. Read all about this family fun festival by clicking here ... [ Read More ]
Get corny in Loveland, Colorado
August, Festivals

Get corny in Loveland, Colorado

The oldest community festival in Loveland, Colorado is just around the corner. Read all about Loveland’s Old Fashion Corn Roast Festival by clicking here ... [ Read More ]