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It’s Dead Guys Days again

The iconic FDGD appeared at the traffic circle again, and I thought “is it time again already?”  This weekend harkens the 17th annual Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in Nederland, when around 20,000 people from far and wide will descend on our tiny town in the foothills. For small mountain…

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Dead Guy Days – Boon or Bane?

During the fog and flurries, up to 20,000 people made their yearly pilgrimage to Nederland for Frozen Dead Guy Days this weekend.  Most come for the novelty and to drink, drink and drink as much beer as possible while watching the wacky events that comprise this weird festival. Weird, because…

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Mountain festivals

Driving into town, the white tents dotted the park in a perfect square.  People milled about, families with children, tourists from afar, motorcyclists and cyclists alike.  At the west end, a large stage loomed over the festivities.  What’s a mountain town in summer without a festival? Nedfest capped off the…

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Unfrozen Dead Guy Days?

Yep, it’s that time of year again.  The time of year when the tiny town of Nederland reaches its apex of fame and notoriety by holding one of the weirdest and wackiest festivals anywhere.  The first clue to the nuttiness soon to descend on our mountain town was the telltale…

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