September Festivals

Loveland Oktoberfest
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Loveland Oktoberfest 2017

Call me an Oktoberfest snob, but I believe it takes more than beer and pretzels to make a great Oktoberfest. This year, Loveland Oktoberfest, held at Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, has many of the right ingredients to be called the best Oktoberfest ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival ArtoCade 2017, Sept. 8-10 (6)
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: ArtoCade 2017, Sept. 8-10

Creative, ingenious, colorful, crafty, artistic and kooky are all words I would use to describe ArtoCade in Trinidad, Colorado. Squish all those words together and you’ve got one very entertaining festival in a truly fantastic town. We were lucky enough ... [ Read More ]
Telluride Blues & Brews in Review & Gondola Stories
Festivals, September, Uncategorized

Telluride Blues & Brews in Review & Gondola Stories

I don’t always write a festival recap, but after returning from an outrageously fun weekend at Telluride Blues & Brews, I thought a review was in order, especially since I know some of my readers have contemplated attending this event, ... [ Read More ]
Blue Hawaiian Art Car at ArtoCade 2016
Festivals, September, Uncategorized

Art Car Photos, ArtoCade 2016, Trinidad, Colorado

I can’t wait to write about our trip to Trinidad, Colorado. In the meantime, I’m going to share with you ten of my favorite photos from the festival that brought us to town. I was in town to cover ArtoCade, ... [ Read More ]
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Mountain Harvest Festival, Paonia, Colorado

If you’re planning to celebrate the harvest season, why not do it in one of Colorado’s most bountiful areas? Mountain Harvest Festival takes place in the North Fork Valley, an area that is brimming with small family farms and vineyards ... [ Read More ]
Downtown Telluride, Telluride Blues & Brews Featured Festival
Festivals, September

Featured Festival: Telluride Blues & Brews 2016

If you’re looking for great music in a splendid Colorado location, look no further than the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival on September 15-18, 2016. The Town Telluride represents the good life no matter how you interpret the phrase. Whether ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival ArtoCade 2015 Trinidad Colorado. Einstein artcar.
Festivals, September, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: ArtoCade 2016, Trinidad, Colorado

When I began writing about Colorado festivals on HeidiTown in 2010, I was inspired by small town festivals and unique events. ArtoCade, in Trinidad, fits both categories and that’s why I’m excited to be attending this year. “Albert Canstein” by inmates ... [ Read More ]
Colorado Farm & Art Market Harvest Dinner. heirloom tomato.
Dining, Festivals, September

Colorado Farm & Art Market Harvest Dinner

I love this time of year. Farmers’ markets overflowing with colorful produce, folks find ways to preserve the flavors of summer and harvest dinners blossom on tables throughout the country. One such dinner is happening at Margarita at Pine Creek ... [ Read More ]
Hungry Chicken Homestead Bonnie & chickens Heather Sams Fine Portraits
Festivals, September, Travel, Uncategorized

Canning class with the Colorado Springs chicken lady

My mother canned throughout my childhood. I especially remember the peaches. She’d open a jar on a rainy Pacific Northwest day and it was a reminder of summertime. Two decades later, I can still recall the sweet flavor of those ... [ Read More ]
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Poster
Festivals, September, Uncategorized

Featured Festival: Telluride Blues & Brews, 2015

What’s better than beer and blues music? Beer and blues in Telluride. For 21 years, Telluride Blues & Brews has been bringing top musical acts and great beer to the San Juan Mountains. This year is no exception. The ... [ Read More ]