July Festivals

Happy Hour at Smokin Moes in Winter Park, Colorado.  Heiditown.com

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 ]
Pagosa Springs Renaissance & Pirates Festival. Courtesy Photo
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 ]
The Sculpture Games Logo
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 ]
Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews
Dining, Festivals, July

Featured Festival: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews

Nothing feels as much like summer as a cold beer in one hand and a pulled pork sandwich in the other – welcome to Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews. This event always takes place on the second weekend in ... [ Read More ]
Festivals, July

Featured Festival: Biergarten Festival (Morrison, Colorado)

The top three reasons why Biergarten Festival is one of my favorite summer fests: 1. It is located in one of the loveliest settings in Colorado. 2. The music never stops. 3. It’s simple. First, location. The Biergarten Festival is ... [ Read More ]
Assemble sign on the feed & grain
Festivals, July

Junkyard Wars ““ Loveland, Colorado style

Photos by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. (Note: This event name has been changed to The Sculpture Games for 2013. It is now a 2-day event. More at www.thesculpturegames.com.) I consider myself creative and imaginative, but when it comes to ... [ Read More ]
Biergarten Festival 2012 LOGO
Festivals, July

Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado gets it right

The 16th Annual Biergarten Festival – July 13 & 14, 2012   Last year I was interviewed by Kama, from 99.9 FM in Fort Collins, Colorado. She asked me, “What makes a great festival?” I answered that setting is a ... [ Read More ]
Loveland Loves BBQ LOGO
Dining, Festivals, July

Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews (July 13-14, 2012)

I was raised in a strict vegetarian household, and when I was 16-year-old I rebelled by eating bacon, and since then I’ve been making up for my childhood meat deprivation. Today, I freaking love meat, and barbecue festivals allow me ... [ Read More ]
Rippled silk effect German flag with sky background
Festivals, July

Celebrate all things German at the 15th Annual Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado

I’m excited to tell my readers about this festival. This is not an Oktoberfest, but a celebration of German culture at a family-friendly event in Morrison, Colorado. The 15th Annual Biergarten Festival is a yearly event hosted by the German ... [ Read More ]
Colorado State Haggis Toss Championships at Elizabeth Celtic Festival
Festivals, July

Calling all Celts!

Colorado State Haggis Toss Championships at the Elizabeth Celtic Festival. (Photo courtesy of the festival) Much to my delight, there’s no shortage of Celtic festivals in Colorado. With the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival more than a month away, this little ... [ Read More ]