Some people love the holidays, but there are many of us who find the season a bit stressful. Family obligations, travel and high expectations can make an otherwise merry time of year downright excruciating. There’s no way to avoid the holidays, but you can find ways to make them a little less hectic. In this week’s segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, I outline some activities that will slow you down
Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, 2012. This post is a day late because on the first Monday of the month I always reveal the recipient of the HeidiTown Gives Back Campaign. This week’s segment on KRFC 88.9 FM is dedicated entirely to all the veterans who have served our country with honor. This week’s radio show includes the different ways you can honor our Colorado veterans this weekend from
As the days get shorter and colder, I start to think about theater and museums. I realize these topics come up a lot on HeidiTown, but that’s because Colorado has no shortage of artistic and cultural events to write about, plus museums and live theater are the Mayor’s favorites. On this week’s radio show on KRFC 88.9 FM, I share some upcoming art-related events happening along the Front Range in
Summer is quickly coming to a close and you may be thinking about one last trip to the Colorado mountains before the kids head back to school. This week’s radio segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, Fort Collins public radio, highlights some of the late summer music festivals happening across the Rocky Mountains. From soul music in Vail to jazz in Copper, the hills are alive with the sound of music.
Last week, I previewed Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest on the blog and this week I’m also talking about it on my segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. As one of the largest, FREE, music festivals in Colorado, it deserves an entire radio segment dedicated to the event. Listen HERE.
My parents met while singing in a traveling church band in the 70s, and on many childhood nights I fell asleep listening to my dad strumming his guitar downstairs. My mom, who is an accomplished pianist, laughingly used to accuse my dad of hugging his guitar more than her. Obviously, I was born into a musical family, and I have an honest appreciation of musicians and live music. Unfortunately, I
Northern Colorado is known as the Napa Valley of Beer for a very good reason – people here LOVE beer, and everyone fancies themselves a beer snob, and whether they enjoy stouts, IPAs, wheats or reds, it’s gotta be Colorado-brewed. Today, you’d be hard pressed to throw a rock and not hit a brewery in Northern Colorado. More than a dozen new breweries popped up in just the last year,
Put on your reddest lips and slip on your most comfortable dancing shoes, it’s time for one of Colorado’s most unique events, the 1940s WWII Era Ball. I have been to the ball and it was a terrific experience. The Big Band Christmas Ball, produced by the same folks, has also become a tradition in my family. The popularity of these two events has resulted in a third ball being
It’s the first weekend in June and the following is the transcript from my radio show on KRFC 88.9 FM. Find out what’s happening around Colorado this weekend, plus a look ahead at the busy month of June. If you’d rather listen to the show CLICK HERE. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about festivals, events and destinations around Colorado. In just
It’s time to kick off your shoes and do some dancing, Colorado. The Greeley Blues Jam runs Friday, June 8 through Saturday, June 9, 2012, and is an all-ages festival celebrating blues music and the folks who love it. The event is brought to you by the City of Greeley and the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, and every year the lineup entices blues lovers from across the state to converge