When we moved to Loveland from the Denver suburbs in 2003, people thought we were moving to the ski area just east of the Eisenhower Tunnel. The city wasn’t well-known at the time. Ryan, who grew up in Colorado, hadn’t heard of Loveland. However, when we visited Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2004, everyone knew Loveland, Colorado. This is an art city, and it’s been this way for a long
The Front Range is dotted with towns, many of them have become suburbs of Denver and we tend to think of these communities as “the burbs.” Places like Arvada, Colorado, however, are rich with history that dates back to the 1800s. Many of these suburban towns boast charming downtown communities that are wonderful places to visit. Only 20 minutes from Denver, this suburb holds a glittery secret. The first discovery
Several years ago I was walking through downtown Loveland, Colorado when I ran into a man carving a humongous ice block. We got to talking and I learned that he was helping bring a snow carving competition to Loveland. I knew immediately that this would be the perfect fit for a city already internationally known for art and sculpture, and boasting one of the largest sculpture shows in the country
When this Colorado attraction made it on my radar this winter I was so excited. This is the type of unique event that I love to share with my readers. This amazing structure, located in Silverthorne, Colorado, is built entirely by hand using ice and water as the sole building materials. There is nothing like it in the country and quite possibly the world. You can visit the castle during
Loveland’s Snow Sculpture in the Dark is quickly becoming a premiere festival in Northern Colorado. This year’s event runs December 5-10, 2011. Read all about it by clicking here!
Summer is quickly coming to a close… were you able to make the most of it? I certainly hope so. Here’s another chance to enjoy the last moments of summer with some delicious wine, food and music. It’s the 4th Annual WineDown the Summer at Chapungu Sculpture Park in Loveland, Colorado. This sculpture park is an oasis just east of the Promenade Shops at Centerra, and the perfect place to
You don’t have to be a cowboy, or even own a pair of boots, in order to love the Greeley Stampede. This week long event has been held in Greeley, Colorado for over 100 years. The Stampede is a family-friendly celebration of western culture and American independence. While you can expect all the usual stuff at the Stampede, this year’s event has lots of new entertainment as well. Read all
Next weekend Loveland, Colorado is the place to be for artists an art-lovers alike. It’s sculpture show weekend, with two major sculpture shows and Art in the Park. Find out more by clicking here.
Each summer, on the second weekend in August, an internationally renowned event occurs in Loveland, Colorado. In the weeks leading up to the grand affair, giant figures can be seen making their way into town, via large flatbed trucks. Eagles, stallions, buffalos and more, make their way down the streets of Loveland, on their way to participate in this special event. Sculpture show weekend in Loveland consists of three art