car show

Hot Cars Cool Nights car shot

Loveland, Colorado is a great place for a car show. After all, downtown is a bit of a throwback, which works perfectly as a setting for retro cars (pre-1976), terrific tunes, cold beer and pin-up girls. We made it to the first annual Hot Cars Cool Nights last year and had lots of fun checking out the cars. Eventually we parked ourselves on the patio at Mo’Betta Gumbo, ate po’boys

Classic Car Cartoon

UPDATED POST on August 22, 2013. I never used to be much of a classic car enthusiast, but in the last couple years, I’ve found myself attracted to the bubbly exteriors, the meticulous thought out interiors and even the big, gas-guzzling engines. On  Saturday, September 7, 2013 classic car lovers can get their engineers revving in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado at the Nelsen’s Old Town Car Show. Hundreds of hot-rods,

Spirits at Sunset logo

This year, Summerfest in the Rockies will kick off on July 8, 2011 with Spirits at Sunset. This is a twist on their usual wine tasting event. With a unique new distillery now open in Loveland, as well as a new brewery, the organizers thought it would be fun to highlight these two small businesses. The evening will be an interactive beer and spirits tasting with drinks provided by Dancing

SummerFest in the Rockies is just around the corner

Held annually on the  second weekend in July, this year (2011) will be the  5th SummerFest celebration. Held at Civic Center Park/Foote Lagoon in Loveland, Colorado, this community event features a smorgasbord of activities, and always kicks off with a Friday night event to remember. Continue reading about Summer Fest here and get a hint about an exciting upcoming HeidiTown giveaway.

Dice on rearview mirror

I blogged about this event last year and then again on May 18. I am now excited to announce that I’ll be giving away two tickets to Colorado Nationals, the largest car show west of the Mississippi. The show is being held this weekend, June 3-5 at the The Ranch Complex in Loveland, Colorado. This is going to be a fast and furious giveaway, just like many cars that will

1955 Chevy purple

The Mayor never used to be much of a car person, however, buying a car with a V6, along with a newly developed love affair with Top Gear on the BBC, has changed all that. I still don’t consider myself a “car person” because I don’t know a lot about them, but I do like them a lot. There’s no better place for a car girl, or wanna-be car girl,

SummerFest in the Rockies is this weekend

Held annual on the second weekend in July, this year (2010) will be the 4th SummerFest celebration. This community celebration features a smorgasbord of events, including an opening evening of wine and music on Friday, July 9. This event is hosted by World Beverage and kicks off the weekend with attendees enjoying samples of over 600 wines, appetizers and live music, all in the tranquil ambiance of Foote Lagoon in

13th Colorado Nationals at The Ranch in Loveland

When I was working on branding HeidiTown, I had the good old American road trip in mind. I love the idea of setting out across this great country in an old 50s car, eating at diners and stopping to see roadside novelties such as the world’s biggest ball of string. I am not a real “car person.” I like a dependable car and I like it to be blue. Although