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Give the bird a rest Thanksgiving in favor of an alternative protein (1)

November 26, 2014 — 

It’s that time of year again, a time when the humble turkey finally gets the rock star treatment that some, Benjamin Franklin included, think it deserves. Though it didn’t make …

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High Country Baking column: Change up your typical pumpkin bread (2)

November 26, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Local chef Christy Rost shares recipe, tips for a low-stress Thanksgiving (3)

November 26, 2014 — 

The Thanksgiving meal is all about tradition, from the roasted turkey to family recipes for everything from stuffing and potatoes to pumpkin pie and other sweets. With all of the …

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Breckenridge merchants offer snacks, discounts, freebies for Shop Hop (4)

November 25, 2014 — 

Look for blue glow sticks hanging in Breckenridge shop windows on Friday, Nov. 28, when the town hosts its inaugural Shop Hop in conjunction with Black Friday. Participating retailers will …

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presents ‘Dog Park: The Musical’ (5)

November 25, 2014 — 

On Tuesday, Nov. 25, the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presented the regional premiere of “Dog Park: The Musical,” directed by Christopher Willard. The production will continue with performances on select dates …

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Warren Station, River Run Village host free holiday events in Keystone (6)

November 23, 2014 — 

The wonder of the holidays is swooping through the mountains with the Welcome Winter Family Carnival in Warren Station at Keystone followed by the Lighting of River Run on Saturday, …

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Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill opens Thanksgiving Day (7)

November 23, 2014 — 

The Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill will open for the 2014-15 winter season on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. The first 50 tubers will receive a pumpkin pie or apple …

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BMF orchestra secures rising star (8)

November 22, 2014 — 

After a summer-long series featuring prospective conductors, the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra has found a new leader in David Danzmayr, the Austrian conductor who has been at the helm of …

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New tour presents ghosts of Breckenridge, without standing in the cold (9)

November 22, 2014 — 

Gail Westwood, owner and manager of Breckenridge Tours, has been giving her ghost tours around town since June 2010, and she discovered that people don’t always dress appropriately for the …

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Book review: ‘The Places in Between,’ by Rory Stewart (10)

November 22, 2014 — 

The world turned upside down on Sept. 11, 2001, and the last place that the average person wanted to go for an adventure in the wake of that terrible and …

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National Repertory Orchestra encourages supporting Giving Tuesday (11)

November 22, 2014 — 

This year, the National Repertory Orchestra is participating in Giving Tuesday, a worldwide initiative that partners charities, families, businesses and individuals to transform how people think about, talk about and …

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‘Dogpark: The Musical,’ photo contest in Breck promote man’s best friend (12)

November 22, 2014 — 

Making its regional premiere at the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre and fresh off its sold-out run at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre is “Dogpark: The Musical,” opening Tuesday, Nov. 25, and running through …

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Social Summit: Somber play highlights talents of Summit High actors (13)

November 21, 2014 — 

The Summit High School Performing Arts Department will present two more showings of the fall play “Blood Wedding,” a tragedy by Federico Garcia Lorca, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, …

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Fall youth workshop production of ‘LDTC Radio Hour’ is Saturday, Nov. 22 (14)

November 21, 2014 — 

I dare you to have fun, and I challenge you to make people laugh,” said Tim Pare, Lake Dillon Theatre Company director of education, during a final rehearsal for the …

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Music Scene: Friday Night Funk at The Goat in Keystone (15)

November 21, 2014 — 

Friday, Nov. 21 Get some Friday Nigh Funk at The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern in Keystone on Friday, Nov. 21, with local band Funky Johnson. From the metropolis of …

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New York Times best-selling author comes to The Next Page in Frisco (16)

November 20, 2014 — 

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Denver author Sandra Dallas’ novel “The Persian Pickle Club,” a story about a group of women in 1930s Kansas who build friendships through …

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Restaurants in Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone serve Thanksgiving menus (17)

November 19, 2014 — 

Thanksgiving can be a time of high anxiety if you aren’t a wiz in the kitchen. If baking the turkey, whipping the gravy, mastering a mountain of side dishes and …

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Have a spicy Thanksgiving with these Cajun recipes (18)

November 19, 2014 — 

Give your Thanksgiving dinner a touch of flair this season with some Cajun-inspired recipes from Raymond “Captain Griff” Griffin, owner of The Lost Cajun restaurant in Frisco. “Everyone always does …

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Summit High School presents ‘Blood Wedding’ (19)

November 18, 2014 — 

“Places!” Students scurry around, gathering props and reviewing opening lines. They talk quickly with one another, greeting, hugging and forming vignettes around the shadowed corners of the stage. “Places! Technical …

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Breckenridge CMC speaker to discuss how dust patterns affect snowpack (20)

November 18, 2014 — 

Often during springtime in Summit County, a haze of reddish dust drifts in from the west and settles over the snow on the peaks of the Ten Mile Range. Beyond …

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