The inaugural Flavors of Colorado festival brings together Colorado-based musicians, restaurants, artists, craft beer and spirits to celebrate and discover all things Colorado. The weekend-long festival is August 15-17, 2014, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Avon, Colorado, and is free to attend. The musical line-up is filled with top talent from around the state featuring nationally known acts and will make this event a ‘must-do’ for the summer of 2014.
“We couldn’t have asked for a better musical lineup for the Flavors of Colorado,” said Jeff Brausch, Founder and CEO of Highline, the event organizer. “It’s an honor to have this very talented group of musicians that call Colorado home, excited to participate in the event, and better yet, the performances are free to the public.”
The 2014 line-up includes: Todd Park Mohr, The Congress, Filthy Children, Delta Sonics, Eminence Ensemble, Finders & Youngberg, Dixie Leadfoot, Bonnie and her Clydes and The Laughing Bones. Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd & The Monsters will be taking the stage as the headlining act Saturday evening and Bonnie and her Clydes will perform at Friday evening’s Farm to Chef’s Table charity dinner. To see the full musical line-up and festival schedule visit flavorsofcolorado.com
In addition to great music, the festival is full of entertaining and educational events all tied to back to local artisans and their craft. From food and drink tastings, live music, panel discussions, cooking demonstrations, an art showcase and activities for the kids, the Flavors of Colorado festival offers something unique and interesting for everyone.
The Flavors of Colorado takes place at Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon, CO. Other fun activities include:
Farmer to Chefs Table Kick-Off Dinner: Guest will enjoy and intimate, perfectly paired, four-course meal featuring two of Colorado’s finest culinary artists along with a local brew master and a master distiller. Together these artists will create, serve and interact with the guests, providing the inspiration behind each of the menu items and how to best enjoy them with the perfectly paired craft beer and / or spirit. Bonnie & her Clydes will also perform a private show for dinner guests. This event benefits local non-profit, Walking Mountain Science School. Tickets are limited. Reserve your seat at the table today at www.flavorsofcolorado.com.
Food and Beverage Tasting: Attendees can enjoy great bites from Colorado chefs, restaurants, craft brewers and craft distillers. Taste their creations in Avon’s beautiful Nottingham Park throughout the weekend. Attendees will swap out tokens in exchange for a bite or sip of the different Colorado flavors.
Live Cooking Demos: Watch as chefs from around Colorado demonstrate great recipes and techniques that at-home cooks can apply for breakfast, lunch, dinner and entertaining.
Educational Seminars: Learn from Colorado’s own experts as they discuss the art of their craft, the latest trends, challenges they face and more.
Art Gallery Showcase: Walk through the art galley showcase and browse the wide array of creative talent these local Colorado artists posses. Their art will not only be on display but many artists will also be selling their art throughout the festival.
Kids Activities: Kids will enjoy educational and entertaining hands-on activities throughout the weekend that promote healthy living in a fun, interactive way.
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