Recent Stories in Explore Summit County

Pedal your way to dining, camping, floating, fishing and more on Lake Dillon (1)

July 5, 2015 — 

On a summer day at Dillon Reservoir, land and water come together to create Summit County’s most iconic recreational playground. Known fondly as “Lake Dillon,” it’s one of the only …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (2)

July 5, 2015 — 

32nd Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival Breckenridge, July 5 10 a.m., Main Street Station, 505 S. Main St. Over 100 artists will be featured at this festival, recently ranked the …

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Book review: ‘Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World,’ by Joan Druett (3)

July 4, 2015 — 

Nothing makes for better reading than an adventure on the high seas. Throw in a good old shipwreck, and the story ramps up quickly. The icing on the cake, of …

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Mixing it up on the water at the Frisco and Dillon marinas (4)

July 4, 2015 — 

Memorial Day through Labor Day (and beyond), Dillon Reservoir becomes one of Summit County’s favorite playgrounds. With events about every weekend ranging from regattas to dog, boat and air shows, …

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Explore Summit hashtaggers featured in Summit Daily (5)

July 4, 2015 — 

The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place …

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in Breckenridge (6)

July 4, 2015 — 

Sunday, July 5Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Breck The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will take the stage at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge …

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Fish in Frisco for the Fourth (7)

July 4, 2015 — 

There are few better ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday than heading to the local pond for a relaxed morning of fishing. And there’s absolutely no better way to find …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (8)

July 4, 2015 — 

Leadville Independence Day Celebration Leadville, July 4 8:30 a.m., Downtown Leadville. Enjoy an old-fashioned Independence Day celebration in historic downtown Leadville with a parade, fireworks, a free barbecue and a …

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Arts and entertainment briefs from Summit County and beyond (9)

July 3, 2015 — 

Founder’s Day celebrates Frisco’s heritageOn Sunday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Frisco Historic Park and Museum, located at 120 Main St., will host the annual Frisco …

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Social Summit: Copper Mountain’s gone to the dogs (10)

July 3, 2015 — 

On Saturday, June 27, dogs and their owners were welcomed to Copper Mountain Resort for a day full of dog-friendly activities at the second-annual Copper’s Gone to the Dogs. The …

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Rockin’ oldies show comes to Frisco to benefit Alpenglow festival (11)

July 3, 2015 — 

On Thursday, July 9, Alpenglow Chamber Music Festivals will host An Evening with Doo Wop Denny, a night of entertainment benefitting the chamber music series.About the musicianLifelong musician Doo Wop …

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Behind the scenes at Frisco’s 4th of July fireworks show (12)

July 3, 2015 — 

Most people don’t start thinking about the Fourth of July until about the end of June at the earliest. But Lake Dillon Fire chief Jeff Berino usually starts around February. …

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Music Scene: Barkley Ballroom streams Grateful Dead ‘Fare Thee Well’ shows (13)

July 3, 2015 — 

Friday, July 3Barkley Ballroom streams Grateful DeadThe Barkley Ballroom will be streaming the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary “Fare Thee Well” concerts on its concert sound system and projection screens on …

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Leon Joseph Littlebird, Todo Mundo play LateNite @ the District in Breck (14)

July 3, 2015 — 

The second installment of Breckenridge Creative Arts’ LateNite @ the District concert and film screening series returns to the Breckenridge Arts District campus on Friday, July 3, with music from …

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Tony-winning musical ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ continues LDTC theater season (15)

July 3, 2015 — 

“Love. Family. Joy,” said Broadway veteran Nat Chandler as he described the substance of the musical “La Cage Aux Folles,” the newest offering from the Lake Dillon Theatre Company.Originally produced …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (16)

July 3, 2015 — 

Farmers Market Dillon, July 3 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Downtown Dillon. Enjoy the harvests at one of the best farmers markets in the High Country and please remember to …

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NRO presents ‘Space Spectacular Pops Concert’ in Breckenridge (17)

July 2, 2015 — 

On Friday, July 3, the National Repertory Orchestra and music director Carl Topilow will present a unique concert experience featuring out-of-this-world footage from NASA. The “Space Spectacular Pops Concert” features …

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Celebrate Independence Day in Summit County with fireworks, live music (18)

July 2, 2015 — 

Ready to get your red, white and blue on? Maximize your Fourth of July holiday with these events and activities around Summit County.BRECKENRIDGEBreckenridge will stretch its Independence Day party into …

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Science of Food: How to build an unstoppable immune system (19)

July 2, 2015 — 

We all have an immune system, a collection of biological processes in the body that protects us and fights against various diseases. It steps up when bad bacteria, viruses or …

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Simple snacks to keep you energized on hikes and overnights this summer (20)

July 2, 2015 — 

Long gone are the days of Good Old Raisins and Peanuts, or “GORP” — the name generations of hikers have known as the traditional — on-the-trail snack. Trail mix is …

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