Denver Art Museum sign on lamp post
Museums, Travel

Yves St. Laurent & the Brown Palace: A Weekend of Luxury in Denver, Colorado

This is the only United States venue for this exhibit that is on display through July 8, 2012. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. My husband and I just celebrated 10 years of marriage in style. We spent a ... [ Read More ]
Grimm Bros Brewhouse

A Beer Lovers Guide to Hidden Gems in Northern Colorado

I leave the serious beer blogging to people like Dave at, but I believe spending a lovely afternoon at the brewery is an event well suited for a write up on HeidiTown. Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, located at 623 Denver ... [ Read More ]
Benson Sculpture Park girl in Garden
Top 5 Lists, Travel

Top 5 Romantic Towns in Colorado

Benson Sculpture Garden in Loveland, Colorado is currently home to 132 sculpture. (Photo by Carmelita Kerr, all rights reserved) Colorado has all the right ingredients for romance; soaring, snow-capped peaks, cold, wintry nights, hot summer days and charming communities rich ... [ Read More ]
Stagestop Saloon in Jefferson Colorado

Super football Sundays in Colorado

Playing horseshoes at the Stagestop Saloon in Jefferson, Colorado. (Photo by Ryan Schlaefer, all rights reserved) If you’ve been following HeidiTown for any length of time, you know I’m a big sports fan – especially football and futbol. My husband ... [ Read More ]
boy on sled
HeidiTown Radio Archives, Travel on KRFC 88.9 FM – What to do in Colorado January 13-15, 2012

Winter is fun for everyone in Colorado! The following is the HeidiTown weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, public radio in Fort Collins, Colorado. Listen to the audio —> HERE Hi, my name is Heidi, and I’m the Mayor of ... [ Read More ]
Skijoring, Steamboat Spring
Top 5 Lists, Travel

Five Colorado winter festivals not to be missed

Winter Carnival 2011. Skijoring, Steamboat Spring style! Photo by H. M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. After the holidays, things slow down”¦ especially along the Front Range of Colorado, but there’s still tons of fun to be had, especially in the ... [ Read More ]
Estes Park Winter Festival ice castle
Contest, Travel

Win tickets to Estes Park Winter Festival including beer, wine & chili tasting

The Estes Park Winter Festival is fun for the entire family. Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved. The 3rd Annual Estes Park Winter Festival runs Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 15, 2012. Last year, my husband and I ... [ Read More ]
Polar Express arrives at the station Durango
Colorado, Top 5 Lists, Travel

Top 5 Colorado Christmas Towns

A Note from the Mayor on July 29, 2018: HeidiTown has grown a lot since this article was posted in 2011, but this is still the most popular post. I welcome you to HeidiTown! Please spend some time browsing everything ... [ Read More ]
Grand Lake, Colorado

A grand birthday weekend in Grand Lake, Colorado

My birthday is in early October, and every year my husband takes me on a weekend get away to a new place within driving distance. I know, he’s pretty awesome. We’ve been all over the state and during this ... [ Read More ]
Estes Park, Colorado bridge

The Mayor visits Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado (Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer, all rights reserved) Tomorrow I will stand beside a very good friend as she ties the knot in Estes Park, Colorado. She has had a longtime love affair with the town; she and ... [ Read More ]