I have been trying to write a HeidiTown blog post for weeks. Let’s face it, this year has been a punch in the gut. I’m not traveling right now and with everything else that’s happening—pandemic, forest fires, nasty politics, continued event cancellations—any creativity that I may have had has left the building (along with my sanity). This website has been neglected since I did the road trip campaign to Southern
I know what you’re thinking, how could the Mayor of HeidiTown ever lose her Colorado Cool Kid Card? Well, there are a few ways to lose this card and one of those is by not attending an event at Red Rocks and another is by not attending a concert The Mishawaka. After living in Colorado for 16 years, I’ve been to Red Rocks a couple of times, but a show
While in Cripple Creek I was incarcerated and lost some money, but I’d still go back. We arrived in Cripple Creek on a cloudy Friday afternoon. I had been invited to be a guest at the brand new Rush Casino, formerly the Gold Rush. The building had been shuttered for three years before the new owners bought it, renovated the place and opened in August 2012. I had never been
This is one of my favorite events of the summer and because it’s on a Thursday night it doesn’t interfere with my crazy weekend festival schedule. I like lots of things about this festival – the proximity to downtown Loveland, the beautiful setting and the floating stage. The 2011 musical lineup for Loveland’s Foote Lagoon Concert Series has been announced and I’m very excited to see fiddle players on the
This event caught my eye because bluegrass music is always a good time and at $10, ticket prices are just right. This weekend Laporte, Colorado will be alive with the sound of the fiddle, banjo and guitar. It’s the First Annual Northern Colorado Bluegrass Festival to be held on Sunday, September 5 at Bar Double-S. Laporte is just six miles northwest of Fort Collins on Old US-287. Bar Double-S is
Kress Cinema & Lounge at 817 8th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer A couple weeks ago I walked into the Kress Cinema & Lounge in Greeley for the first time, and the first words out of my mouth were, “How did I not know about this place?” The truth is, despite being in business for several years, I’d never heard of the Kress until the Greeley Chamber of
Old Town Square will be filled with the sound of music every Tuesday and Thursday this summer. See the entire schedule here.
Like music? If you answered yes to this question, you should get to Fort Collins, Colorado this Friday and Saturday. 150 bands will play 15 venues during this musical extravaganza! A two-day pass is only $15. There’s no better deal around, so get out there and support local musicians. You are sure to find something to suit your musical tastes. To find out who is playing and where, visit www.focomx.org.