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Eagle’s 808 Distillery part of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (1)

October 25, 2014 — 

Jeff Leonardo and Claude Seeman wanted to thrive through the recession and enjoy themselves. So, they opened 808 Distillery in Eagle. Spirits may be one of the only industries that …

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Where to skimp, where to splurge: Shop like a gearhound for winter (2)

October 25, 2014 — 

It’s the curse of alpine addicts the world over: New gear is expensive — ridiculously expensive. And that’s not just colloquial wisdom. Let the numbers do the talking: During the …

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Grand Tasting is highlight of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (3)

October 24, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival will bring 30 distillers from all over Colorado and beyond to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Still on the …

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Social Summit: Wine in the Pines in Keystone raises thousands of dollars (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

More than 600 people got together on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the 31st annual Wine in the Pines fundraiser for Ability Connection Colorado and the Kelly Smith Employment Center. Dressed …

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Book review: ‘Chickens in the Road,’ by Suzanne McMinn (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

With our world running a million miles a minute, and few opportunities left where we can unplug and get away from the intense and fast-paced madness of it all, we …

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Fundraiser, book signing raise awareness for Elephant Aid International (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

Carol Buckley, founder of Elephant Aid International and co-founder of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, will be in Summit County this weekend to raise funds for her organization and sign …

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John Denver Tribute for Wilderness features photos from John Fielder (7)

October 24, 2014 — 

Summit County photographer John Fielder and the John Adams Band will present a John Denver tribute at the elegant Buell Theatre in Denver on Saturday, Oct. 25. This year’s performance …

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Distillers showcase their wares at Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (8)

October 24, 2014 — 

Embrace the growing craft distilling trend this weekend with the fifth-annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26. Founded during Colorado’s gold rush in 1859, Breckenridge …

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Events, workshops in Breckenridge honor Día de los Muertos (9)

October 24, 2014 — 

In partnership with Metropolitan State University Denver’s Department of Chicana/o Studies and Colorado Folk Arts Council, Breckenridge Creative Arts will host a two-day celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day …

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Music Scene: Monastic, bombastic beats in Breckenridge (10)

October 24, 2014 — 

Friday, Oct. 24 Two Dudes will bring the best of rock, blues, country and hip-hop to the MotherLoaded Tavern on Friday, Oct. 24. Drew and Brett claim they were born …

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Met Opera broadcast of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ in Breckenridge (11)

October 23, 2014 — 

The high-definition screening of Mozart’s classic opera “The Marriage of Figaro” will take place at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge on Saturday, Oct. 25, starting at 10:55 a.m. A prologue …

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History mystery solved (12)

October 23, 2014 — 

Each Sunday the Summit Daily prints unidentified historical photos in the calendar section as a “History Mystery.” These photos have been donated to the Summit Historical Society, but come in …

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Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival: A supply and demand debate (13)

October 22, 2014 — 

A couple of craft spirits producers have come under fire lately for the way they are presenting their hooch. Separate class-action suits have been filed against Templeton Rye, in Iowa, …

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Book review: ‘Sherwood,’ by Sherwood ‘Woody’ Stockwell (14)

October 22, 2014 — 

Woody Stockwell’s small book perfectly captures Rupert Montgomery Sherwood’s larger-than-life life in a classic American tale. Stockwell’s biography captures the colorful sweep of American history through which Sherwood passed. Sherwood …

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Halloween events: Tricks and treats around Summit County (15)

October 21, 2014 — 

Halloween is coming, bringing ghosts and goblins, princesses and superheroes from their secret lairs and faraway castles to Summit County. Here’s a list of haunted happenings to get kids young …

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Author Manuel Ramos presents at Main Library in Frisco on Oct. 23 (16)

October 21, 2014 — 

Award-winning Denver writer and attorney Manuel Ramos is the director of advocacy for Colorado Legal Services, the statewide legal aid program, and the author of eight published novels, five of …

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Social Summit: Catching the first turns of the season at A-Basin (17)

October 18, 2014 — 

A couple thousand enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders flocked to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Friday, Oct. 17, for the first day of the Colorado ski season. Five inches of natural …

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Local author Suzanne Silverthorn pairs a sprawling postcard collection with Western history (18)

October 18, 2014 — 

For an author who lives in one of Colorado’s most picturesque valleys, Suzanne Silverthorn is surprisingly smitten with faded postcards. And yet, Silverthorn isn’t quite drawn to airbrushed snapshots — …

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Fall to winter women’s fashions for Breckenridge, Summit County (19)

October 17, 2014 — 

Temperatures are dropping, aspen leaves are falling, and it’s time to swap out your summer wardrobe. Fall fashion calls for warm, cozy, effortless pieces. We hit up some local shops …

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New book encourages kids to exchange Halloween candy for toys (20)

October 17, 2014 — 

Each year, Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy for Halloween. Through trick-or-treat nights and holiday parties, these sweet treats are dispersed to children pieces at a time but …

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