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
You don’t have to travel to New York City’s Broadway to see this Tony Award winning musical because it’s now playing at the Candlelight in Johnstown, Colorado. You know it’s got to be a great musical when it’s still being produced 78-years after it was written, and Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” is just that. We started our evening by ordering the baked Brie. Served with a side of chutney, almonds
Two very different Christmas shows are now playing in Northern Colorado, and I have had the chance to see them. Read my reviews and decide which one is right for your family this season. The two musicals are strikingly different, and each has strong points, so you may decide to see both. “Scrooge! The Musical” While the entire cast is talented, Brian Burron, as Scrooge, is the heart of
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
Read all about this fabulous Loveland, Colorado event on August 27-28, 2011 HERE.
**CONTEST CLOSED** The count down till Rocky Mountain Irish Festival starts today with the first of several ticket giveaways. The festival is scheduled for August 25-28, 2011. Rocky Mountain Irish Festival kicks off at Budweiser Events Center with The High Kings at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 25. The main event will be held lakeside at Boardwalk Park in Windsor, Colorado, starting on Friday, August 26, at 4 p.m. You
Held annually on the second weekend in July, this year (2011) will be the 5th SummerFest celebration. Held at Civic Center Park/Foote Lagoon in Loveland, Colorado, this community event features a smorgasbord of activities, and always kicks off with a Friday night event to remember. Continue reading about Summer Fest here and get a hint about an exciting upcoming HeidiTown giveaway.
As many of you already know, I’m crazy about Celtic festivals. I grew up attending a Scottish/Irish festival in Washington State where the massing of the bands took up two football fields. When they played Amazing Grace and Scotland the Brave, my hair would stand on end. While the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival, formerly the Fort Collins Irish Festival, has had a bumpy ride over the last year, I have
One of my favorite summer activities is listening to live music while laying in the green grass and watching the clouds roll by. When I researched summer outdoor music options in Northern Colorado, I was overwhelmed. If you were so inclined, you could spend every evening of the week listening to live music somewhere in Colorado, and I think that’s pretty awesome. I’ve mentioned several of these events before, but
I had the opportunity to stop by the Greeley History Museum yesterday after an interesting meeting with the executive director of the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra, like the rest of Greeley, has a rich history and the Greeley History Museum is the place to go for the full story. Current exhibits include a comprehensive look at the 100-year Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, and the history of Weld County’s many, many