I think this is one of the most unique festivals in Colorado. Celebrate the music of Fort Morgan’s favorite and most famous son at the Glenn Miller SwingFest, June 23-26, 2011. Read all about it HERE.
For most residents of the United States, Cinco de Mayo means heading to the nearest Mexican restaurant and indulging in multiple margaritas. However, the 5th of May celebration is much more than just tortilla chips and margs. Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday commemorating the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is not, as many people think, Mexican
It’s true that kids run and play in South Park, and the occasional burro can be seen trotting through town. It is also true that South Park is located in the Colorado Rockies. However, it’s probably not the town that that’s popped into to your mind. Find out more about the real South Park City in my new post by clicking here.
The Mayor Visits a Museum Series continues… Join the Mayor as she explores the Windsor Museum at Boardwalk Park and the new Arts & Heritage Center in Windsor, Colorado. Click here to take a walk into history.
s In the first installment in The Mayor Visits a Museum series, the Mayor travels to the charming town of Berthoud, Colorado, where she takes a guided tour of The Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum. Find out more by reading the article here.
Museum: a building or place where works of art, scientific specimens, or other objects of permanent value are kept and displayed. With the fall season up on us, and the festival and event season slowing down, individuals and families will be looking for ways to fill their weekends with fun. So I’ve decided to introduce a new section in HeidiTown dedicated to museums. In these posts, appearing on the front
This show caught my eye not only because it’s such an intriguing topic, but the performer is a local writer. Teresa Funke, of Fort Collins, worked as a researcher for PBS and her essays and short stories have appeared in numerous commercial and literary magazines and anthologies. Today, Funke is the author of four books, and she is a speaker, presenter and writer’s coach. Funke’s book “Dancing in Combat Boots:
It may be just another three-day weekend, but the roots of Labor Day run deep in American history. The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882, in New York. The Central Labor Union was responsible for the first celebration. In 1884, the first Monday in September was chosen as Labor Day and the Central Labor Union in New York encouraged other labor organizations around the country to celebrate
Experience the granddaddy of all boating trips as Teresa Scott takes you on The Great Loop. Hop aboard, put on your life jacket and take the ride of a lifetime by clicking here.
POST UPDATE: The 2011 Cherry Pie Festival will be held on July 23. All info here. Loveland, Colorado has a lot to celebrate – most recently Money Magazine named it the 33rd best place to live in America, and in the not so distant past, AARP ranked Loveland as the #1 retirement town in America. Loveland has a rich agricultural past, and the area is best known for the historic