Updated 12-27-22 I want to start this post by telling you who it is not for. It is not for those with wee children looking for face painting and parade information. It’s also not for those who think green beer, whiskey shots, and a DJ make an excellent St. Patrick’s Day. To me, a good St. Patrick’s Day means old friends and new friends, a bar where talking to new
I’m not one of those gnarly bike riders who tackles rocky trails, downed trees and tall mountains. I will never take a selfie in logoed spandex. I prefer easy bike paths and preferably a destination, whether it be a brewery, farm shop or pretty little park. So without further ado, I give you three easy bike paths in Western Colorado that provide not only a destination but multiple destinations along
Right now, I’m not traveling thanks to the pandemic, and I’ve been writing about various travel memories I have made on the road. Of course, anything involving animals is a bright spot, like feeding a baby yak in Crawford, watching the horse drive in Maybell, and cuddling lambs at The Living Farm. Personally, I think dogs are the best beings on the planet. They are better than people and yes,
Updated: January 7, 2022 In 2019, we attended the 41st Snowdown, Durango, Colorado’s winter festival. To write that we had fun is an understatement. We lived it up from Human Foosball at Animas Brewing Co. to slopeside shenanigans at Purgatory Resort. The 43rd Snowdown runs from January 26 through January 30, and here’s why you should go. Embrace the Theme This year, the festival theme is Rock & Roll and
Some days I wish I were one of those svelte folks who treat food as fuel, but I probably wouldn’t be doing this job. If I were one of those people, I’d be climbing mountains in the Himalayas, but alas, I love food; the taste, the texture and the regional differences. So, therefore, I am not climbing mountains but I am covering festivals around the Rocky Mountain West and finding
As most of my regular readers already know, beer festivals are a dime-a-dozen here in Colorado. So how does one decide which festival is worthy of their patronage? Check with me! Today I’m here to tell you that San Juan Brewfest (August 27) rocks, and here’s why. Durango rocks Durango’s cool factor is off the charts. It’s brew-factor is also off the charts. There are six breweries and two distillers in
A Note from the Mayor on July 29, 2018: HeidiTown has grown a lot since this article was posted in 2011, but this is still the most popular post. I welcome you to HeidiTown! Please spend some time browsing everything this little town has to offer when it comes to Colorado travel and festivals. I love Colorado during the holiday season. From Denver’s Larimer Street to the Christmas Market in
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? From book fairs to science festivals, it’s a weekend filled with culture and fun from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins to Durango. Here’s the line up for October 14-16, 2011. Note to Subscribers: You will have to head over to HeidiTown.com to view this video.
Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? It’s time for another KRFC 88.9 FM segment, and I can’t believe this is already my 6th segment. Time flies when you are having fun and I am certainly having lots of fun – my hope is that you are too! There’s another great weekend in store for Colorado and it includes everything from fall festivals to a bass festival –
Find out what’s going on in Colorado this weekend, September 16-18, 2011. From Oktoberfests to art festivals, you can always find something interesting to do this in colorful Colorado.