Tag Archives: Loudy Simpson Park

Balloonfest to Feature 22 Balloons

hot air balloon 368x383The Moffat County Balloon Fest and Colorado Cruiser’s Car Show is tomorrow at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig. This year’s event is expected to the the biggest yet. With 22 balloons scheduled to show up, and a car show that could feature over 100 vehicles, the only problem may be parking. Tomorrow’s event starts at 6 with Continue reading

Upcoming Balloon Fest Expected to be Bigger than Ever

hot air balloon 368x383Twenty Two balloons and over 50 cars have already registered for this weekend’s Moffat County Balloon Festival and Colorado Cruisers Car Show. Both will be held at Loudy Simpson Park in Craig Saturday, and event officials say this will be their biggest year yet. According to officials with the car show, it’s typical that Continue reading

Moffat County to Start Chip Seal Project Tuesday

routt-county-road-ans-bridge-300The Moffat County Road Department will be starting a chip seal project Tuesday, weather permitting. The department will start on Levkulich Street, followed by County Road 107 at Loudy Simpson Park on Continue reading

Colorado Cruisers Car Club Meeting

The monthly Colorado Cruisers Car Club meeting will be held Tuesday July 7th at 6:30.   The July meeting will be held at Craig’s Loudy-Simpson Park near the west shelter.  Members and anyone interested in learning more about, or joining the Car Club are encouraged to attend.   Call 824-8052 for information.

2015 Whittle The Wood Rocks Northwest Colorado

jefferson starship 2015 2A record crowd packed Loudy-Simpson Park Saturday night for the culmination of this years Whittle The Wood Rendezvous in Craig.   Jefferson Starship was the concert headliner for the event and in addition to Continue reading

Whittle the Wood

whittle-the-wood-tile-150There are two night’s of music planned for this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig, the first taking place tonight. The public is welcome to stop by anytime over the next couple of days to watch the carvers working on their projects. Live music will begin at 4 this afternoon with Dixie Leadfoot and the Chrome Struts, followed by Gone Before They Got Here at 6. There will activities available all day tomorrow, starting Continue reading

Whittle the Wood Carvers Have Begun Their Creations

whittle-the-wood-tile-150Wood carvers have started their creations at Loudy Simpson Park in anticipation of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving started yesterday and will continue through Saturday morning. The public is encouraged to stop by over the next couple of days and watch as the pieces begin to take shape. The judging takes place Saturday. This year’s Whittle the Wood features two nights of music, Continue reading

Med Students Visiting Craig this Week

tmh-150Craig is playing host this week to a number of medical students from the University of Colorado Denver. The students are involved in “Rural Immersion Week”, which highlights the benefits Continue reading

Med Students to Visit Craig

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health profession students with the University of Colorado Denver who have expressed an interest in future rural practice will be spending a week in Craig learning about and investigating all aspects of small town personal, professional and community life. Students from professional programs in medicine, physician assistant, Continue reading

Jefferson Starship to Perform at Whittle the Wood

jeffstarThe City of Craig is making preparations for this year’s Whittle the Wood. The event takes place in June and features woodcarvers from various parts of the country competing for prizes. Every year, the event is capped with a concert, and Continue reading

Moffat County Receives DOLA Grant for Shadow Mountain Project

MC Commissioners-150Moffat County has received a grant from the Department of Local Affairs for phase 2 of the Shadow Mountain water line project. A multi-million dollar project is underway to replace water lines and make improvements to curbs and gutters in the subdivision. Phase 2 of the project will begin in the spring. The amount of the grant Continue reading

Moffat County to Donate Hay to Alkali Fire Victims

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire.  The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch.  Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle.  Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading