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Polar Express arrives at the station Durango

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

HeidiTown t-shirt on blue

It’s Buy Local Week here in Colorado, and around the country. There are so many reasons why it’s good to buy local, and according to ColoradoLocalFirst.com, there are five main reasons. 1. Environment By buying things closer to home you are cutting down on fossil fuel use, reducing your carbon impact AND saving money! 2. Local Economy Local businesses buy more often from other local businesses, so the money you

HeidiTown on KRFC 88.9 FM - What to do in Colorado this weekend

What’s going on in Colorado, November 18-20, 2011… It’s time for another one of my segments on KRFC 88.9 FM. It’s the time of year for craft shows and Santa Claus… yep, that bearded man in the jolly red suit is showing up in a town near you.  Find out where… Subscribers, you’ll need to link over to HeidiTown.com to view this video. It will be worth it… believe me!

HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 FM - What to do in Colorado this weekend

Here’s what’s in store this weekend, November 11-13, 2011 in Colorado. Don’t forget that Veterans Day is this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. A big thank you to all the veterans out there! From train expos to art walks, check out what’s going on around Colorado this weekend in my weekly radio segment from KRFC 88.9 FM. Note to subscribers: To view this video please head over to HeidiTown.com.

Christkindl Market Logo

Here is an event that you should make part of your family tradition this holiday season. The Denver Christkindl Market runs for nearly a month in downtown. You can make a day of it – attend the market for lunch and shopping, do a little ice skating and then try one of Denver’s fabulous restaurants for dinner – perhaps Euclid Hall or Cafe Berlin. So without further ado, here’s all

Top 5 Christmas Gifts

1. The gift of dinner & theater. This is the gift of an entire evening of fun, including dinner and a show. We are lucky to have several excellent dinner theaters nearby, including my favorite, Boulder’s Dinner Theater. You can read my past review of one of their shows by clicking here. If you live in Northern Colorado check out Carousel Dinner Theatre in Fort Collins (www.adinnertheatre.com), Union Colony Dinner

Downtown Littleton, Colorado lit up for Christmas

There’s so much going on at this time of year it’s impossible to cover it all. The best calendar of events for the State of Colorado is at the Denver Post online. They offer a comprehensive list of events that you can browse several different ways, including by type of event and date. Today I’m going to share with you a few of my favorite Christmas events around Colorado. Denver

Workers - The story of Labor Day

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