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What to do this weekend & where to do it in Colorado (October 2-3, 2010)

As promised here’s a list of weekend events that caught the Mayor’s eye. Again, this is not a calendar of event, just stuff the Mayor thought was worth mentioning. I’m sure there are lots of other fun events happening this weekend. If you know of something, please share it in the comment section. First Friday Art Walks –  An art walk is just the thing to light your creative fire.

Grove of Aspen Trees in Colorado

As most of my loyal readers know HeidiTown is not a calendar of events. It is impossible for me to preview every event going on in Northern Colorado (let alone state wide). If only I could clone myself! I’ve decided to compile a list, every Friday morning, of all the  upcoming weekend events I was unable to preview, but would have liked to preview. Fall in Colorado is fabulous and

Where to watch fireworks in Colorado

Happy 4th of July from the Mayor to you!   Stay safe and be happy. Here’s a list of where to catch a fireworks show in Northern Colorado: Colorado National Speedway, July 3 & 4th, 4281 County Road 10, Dacono – NASCAR and fireworks, what’s more American than that? Estes Park, July 4, Lake Estes – Festivities start at 11 a.m. and include lots of patriotic music and family fun.

The Flyin' A's land in Colorado

Colorado  will be  lucky to experience two upcoming performances by this husband/wife duo out of Texas. Hilary Claire Adamson and Stuart Adamson make up the Flyin’ A’s, a name that comes from Stuart Adamson’s family cattle brand registered in Texas’ Jones County at the turn of the century. The Flyin’s A’s perform original music that is a mix of Americana, Country, Southern Blues, and “Texified” Jazz. The band tours the

Pourhouse opens in Loveland

Review originally published on August 20, 2009.   Downtown Loveland has a new restaurant at 124 E. 4th Street. The former Cipoletti’s  restaurant is now the PourhouseBar & Grill.    Pourhouse opened  yesterday, and I was there to check it out.   The first noticeable difference is the outside of the building – it has been painted black. The inside has been altered only slightly.   Walls have been removed

Fall Colors in the Rockies "“ get out of the car and get on the trail

Every year at this time, the news stations around Denver start urging people to go on drive to look at the colors changing. They post picture after picture, exactly like the one above, showing people who don’t go on a drive just what they are missing. After all, I’ve seen both and Colorado’s fall rivals the famed fall-color changes in New England. What is the purpose of a drive? I

-Happy Robbie Burns Day

“Oh, my luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June; Oh, my luve’s like the melodie That’s sweetly played in tune.”  ~Robert Burns, Scottish Poet 1759-1796 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/XZuq_mMDg20&rel=1”>]