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Bike to farm tour in the North Fork Valley. Orchard Valley Farms. HeidiTown.com

Update: Please note that e-bikes can now be rented at SK Bikes (formerly Shish KaBikes) at 208 Main Street in Paonia. Cirque Cyclery is now The Cirque Boutique.  As alert readers will have noticed, we’ve been riding bikes a lot this summer. I love riding bikes – not any downhill craziness, mind you – I prefer cruising on country roads or trails. Earlier this summer we did a bike to

The Good Life In Cherry Creek at JW Marriott. blue room. HeidiTown.com

In the heart of Cherry Creek, you’ll find a hotel where they celebrate the finer things in life on a daily basis. Whether you’re looking for a weekend spa escape or a girls shopping weekend extraordinaire, JW Marriott Denver has got you covered. This past weekend, Ryan and I needed a place to stay in Denver after Bru Frou, an amazing culinary and craft beer pairing event held annually at

The Top 5 Reason to Attend the Taste of Vail

Update March 2023: The Taste of Vail is April 5-8, 2023. It is considered one of the nation’s premier food and wine festivals, however, that’s not the reason you should go. Here’s why you should attend the Taste of Vail this year. 1. Pick your own adventure at the Taste of Vail You get to pick and choose what to do. It’s like a Pick Your Own Adventure Game for

Go on an adventure - HeidiTown

This week’s a little screwy, but that’s okay. Radio is not an exact science and neither is blogging. This post usually goes up on a Monday, but this week it’s being posted on a Friday, but that’s okay too because most of what I talk about in this segment are festivals in mid-April. As you know, my radio segments on KRFC 88.9 FM are now recorded and aired every other

ice rink at Estes Park Winter Festival HeidiTown

After a week off, it’s time for another installment of the Mayor on KRFC 88.9 FM, community public radio in Fort Collins, Colorado. Starting in February, these shows will occur on the 1st and 3rd week of each month. Life is just getting too crazy to do a show each and every week. Remember, if you’d like to catch the show on the radio, I’m on at 5:55 p.m. on

My Handle Bar Ride March 2012 HeidiTown.com

It has been an AMAZING year here in HeidiTown… and 2013 is going to be even better. I have so many great memories from this past year, like emceeing a freezing/cold/snowy  Berthoud Oktoberfest, attending the Great American Beer Festival for the first time and speaking multiple times at Metropolitan State University. There were some real standout moments however, so without further ado, here are my Top 10 Memories from the

Channel your inner Bob Ross at a paint while you drink studio

HeidiTown is about festivals, events and destinations in Colorado, and this post falls under the “events” category. Last month, we were invited to a friend’s birthday party at one of these new drink while you paint studios that are popping up all over the country. Google “paint & drink studios” and you’ll get about 1 million results. When we got invited to this party, I was not exactly excited. I

Wine Fest Partner Badge

Didn’t win a pair of tickets to Wine Fest in Fort Collins in last week’s HeidiTown contest?  Well, here is your chance to buy tickets and get treated like a star!  Wine Fest has created a special incentive package for HeidiTown readers. If you purchase tickets through the link provided below, you will receive the following: 1. Two free raffle tickets for the Grand Wine  Fest Prize, a handmade wooden

Win a pair of tickets to Wine Fest featuring over 500 wines!

It’s time for another great give away, and I know many of you will be very excited about this one because my citizens love beer and wine. Here is your chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the largest wine events in Colorado. This is the 30th Anniversary of Wine Fest in Fort Collins, a wine tasting to benefit  Disabled Resource Services. DRS provides support for those

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My weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. Listen to AUDIO HERE or read the transcripts below. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and travel around Colorado. Is this year flying by for anyone else? Because I can’t believe that I’m already talking about the last weekend in February. You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been chatting a lot lately about