Craig Happenings and Blog

Event Spotlight: Moffat County Balloon Festival & Colorado Cruisers Car Show Mark your calendars as it is almost time for the annual Moffat County Balloon Festival and Colorado Cruisers Car Show. On Saturday August 4th and Sunday August 5th bring the family to Loudy-Simpson Park for an event that is full of family fun from sun up til' sundown. Weather permitting, twenty hot air balloons will launch Saturday at 6:30 a.m. followed by the Friends of Moffat County Education 5k race. The much anticipated Colorad... read more

Happy Hour in Craig Colorado

Posted by Step Beyond Media on June 25, 2018 in  Community  Craig
After a busy day or week at work it is fun to catch up with friends and family for dinner and some drinks. Here are three of our favorite places for happy hour in Craig. Cassidy's Bar & Lounge is located inside the Clarion Inn and Suites and is open from 4:00pm until 9:00pm Sunday thru Thursday and from 4:00pm-midnight Friday and Saturday. Cassidy’s Bar and Lounge is great place to go for great food and drink specials after work or late at night. Live music, great service and a great atmosphere to w... read more

Summer Backyard BBQ Tips

Posted by Step Beyond Media on June 11, 2018 in  Activities  Community  Get Outside
Nothing says summer fun like a backyard BBQ. The summer weather in Craig is beautiful, so it is time to clean off your grill, invite your family and friends and get ready for a good old-fashioned day of American summertime fun. Here are some tips to help you throw a BBQ you and your loved ones won’t soon forget.   1.       Keep the menu simple When hosting a party if your menu becomes to elaborate it can lead you to feel stressed and not leave you time to spend with your ... read more

Outdoor Activities near Craig

Posted by Step Beyond Media on June 06, 2018 in  Activities  Community  Craig  Get Outside
Whether you enjoy riding, hiking, climbing, or just sight-seeing, Craig has something for you.  With several parks, reservoirs, and surrounding mountains, Craig is an undiscovered and uncrowded area to explore. Visit Cedar Mountain just outside of town for a full day of fun.  This mountain offers great rock climbing and beautiful views.  Hiking and biking are also some enjoyable activities suggested in the area. At an elevation of 6,500 feet, you will be able to see all of the town of Craig and a bi... read more

Event Spotlight: Whittle the Wood Rendezvous

Posted by Step Beyond Media on May 29, 2018 in  Activities  Community  Craig  Get Outside
Looking for something to take dad to this Father’s Day.  Start planning now to attend the 19th Annual Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig this year.  Watch as twelve master carvers from around the country transform tree stumps over four days into breathtaking works for art.  When several trees in Craig became diseased, the community responded by starting the first Whittle the Wood festival.  From then on, the event has become a county phenomenon.   Thinking that watching wood carv... read more