July Festivals

Celebrate nature festivals at Colorado's state parks
Festivals, July, October

Celebrate nature festivals at Colorado’s state parks

I learned recently that Colorado Parks & Wildlife is involved in many nature festivals throughout the state. From birding excursions to festivals celebrating elk, these events take place all year and in every corner of Colorado. Here are a few ... [ Read More ]
Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival
Festivals, July

Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival

There’s something about wine and jazz  – they seem to be a natural fit. Perhaps it’s all the notes; flavor notes and C notes. Okay, so that’s just silly, but these two wonderful things really do pair very nicely. I ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival
Festivals, July, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival

What haven’t I written about Biergarten Festival? It’s one of my favorite Colorado summertime festivals, and in fact, I’d say it’s in the top three. For me, Biergarten Festival ticks all the right boxes because it’s an authentic German summer ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: 4th of July in Firestone, Colorado
Festivals, July

Featured Festival: 4th of July in Firestone, Colorado

Nothing is better than a small town celebration of the 4th of July, and you’ll find just that in Firestone, Colorado. Firestone is located  30 minutes north of Denver and 40 miles south of Fort Collins, along I25. Founded ... [ Read More ]
Win 4 tickets to Colorado Renaissance Festival

Win 4 tickets to Colorado Renaissance Festival

We’ve been visiting the  Colorado Renaissance Festival for many, many years. In fact, my husband’s been visiting the realm since he was just a kid. It’s one of our favorite summer excursions. At the end of the day we’re hot, ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: Food & Flick Fridays in Firestone, Colorado
August, Festivals, July, June

Featured Festival: Food & Flick Fridays in Firestone, Colorado

There’s a fun, family-friendly event happening in Firestone over five Fridays this summer, and it’s called Food & Flick Friday. This is an event for everyone, from the new baby in the family to that newly engaged couple who is ... [ Read More ]
Native American Cultural Gathering at Chimney Rock

Native American Cultural Gathering at Chimney Rock

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I was surrounded by Native American history. Therefore, it was sort of “old hat.” I knew a lot about Native Americans in the area because school presentations and museums were filled with this information, ... [ Read More ]
Wine, Women & Winter Park, Part I

Wine, Women & Winter Park, Part I

A girlfriend getaway to Winter Park, Colorado With the back of my Toyota stuffed with suitcases and coolers full of wine and other sweet treats, we were off. This was our long awaited girls-only weekend to be spent stuffing ... [ Read More ]
Pirates in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Festivals, July, Travel

Pirates in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

All photos courtesy of the Pagosa Springs Renaissance & Pirates Festival and used with permission. Mermaids, knights in shining armor, craft beer and belly dancing? I am so there! And I will be, because I’m attending the 5th Annual Pagosa ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: The Sculpture Games (Loveland, Colorado)
Festivals, July, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: The Sculpture Games (Loveland, Colorado)

The following featured festival has been brought to you by Mueller & Associates, CPA, LLC. Last year this event was called Assemble, but the name has been changed to The Sculpture Games. The new event proved popular and this year’s ... [ Read More ]