Recent Stories in Explore Summit County

Summit County campsites in White River National Forest open for Memorial Day (1)

May 22, 2015 — 

For outdoor junkies, camping on Memorial Day is a rite of passage.Then again, so is starting a fire or pitching a tent in the pouring rain, and just about everyone …

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

May 22, 2015 — 

Mud Season Music series Breckenridge, May 22 5:30 p.m., Ridge Street Wine, Cheese and Chocolate, Adams St Alley. Featuring Acoustic Moose. Funky Johnson Dillon, May 22 & 23 9 p.m., …

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Grand Junction’s Savvy Cycles debuts wooden mountain & fat bikes (3)

May 21, 2015 — 

Mike Mahoney of Grand Junction has constructed skateboards for years. As the founder/owner of Honey Skateboards, he handcrafted wooden longboards that have been sought after across the nation. Now Mahoney …

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National Repertory Orchestra names Stefano Sarzani assistant conductor (4)

May 21, 2015 — 

The National Repertory Orchestra season will begin Friday, June 13, at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, and the organization recently announced Stefano Sarzani as the assistant conductor for the 2015 Summer …

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Music Scene: Snake in Keystone reopens restaurant with Funky Johnson (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

Friday, May 22The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host two nights with Funky Johnson on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, to celebrate the reopening of the restaurant …

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Campout for the Cause ushers in summer with music and more on the river (6)

May 21, 2015 — 

Summertime in the High Country tends to be packed with events to pick and choose from, whether you like to drink and dance, sip along to the sounds of classical …

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Arapahoe Basin hosts 14th annual Festival of the Brewpubs (7)

May 21, 2015 — 

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will host the 14th annual Festival of the Brewpubs springtime celebration on Sunday, May 24, with beer samples poured by 11 breweries from Summit County and …

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Dig In!: Cashew cream can be used to make high-nutrient fudgsicles (8)

May 21, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: Dig In! is a new monthly column about alpine homesteading and nutrient-rich foods for healthy, joyful living.Have you heard? Cashews are the new almonds, and cashew milk is …

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Mountain Top Children’s Museum hosts 10th annual Family Night Fundraiser (9)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Mountain Top Children’s Museum will host its 10th annual Family Night Fundraiser on Saturday, May 23, at Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center. “As a nonprofit, obviously fundraising is …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (10)

May 21, 2015 — 

BBQ fundraiser for the Peak School Breckenridge, May 21 5:30-8:30 p.m., Quandary Grille, 505 S. Main St. Tickets are $30 and include BBQ dinner and one adult beverage ticket. The …

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Summit cocktails: Build your own home bar and stock it like a pro (11)

May 20, 2015 — 

Every workday, Alex Ballesteros and Donovan Sornig set up a bar or direct someone else on how to do it properly. Ballesteros is an on-site manager for Optimum Events & …

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Summit Reads panel discussion takes place Thursday, May 21, in Breckenridge (12)

May 20, 2015 — 

The 2015 Summit Reads Community Project will host its final event, a free panel discussion with local technology experts, on Thursday, May 21, at the South Branch Library in Breckenridge. …

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Camino de Santiago: Santiago, the beginning of the end (13)

May 20, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of blog posts written by Gwen Edwards chronicling her journey on the Camino de Santiago, or the Way of St. James, …

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Social Summit: Summit High seniors show their art, paintings to pottery (14)

May 20, 2015 — 

Tables full of artwork representing four years of output by Summit High School seniors filled the high school’s lobby on Friday, May 15. Artists explained their work to passing friends …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (15)

May 19, 2015 — 

On the Road Again Breckenridge, every day All Day, Arts Alive gallery, 500 S. Main St. La Cima Mall. The gallery artists are showing works depicting their favorite vacations or …

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

May 18, 2015 — 

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy Dillon, May 18 6 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Dillon, 56 U.S. 6. Mindfulness Meditation Summit County presents weekly classes on Mindfulness Meditation and its …

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Eagle County summer races offer ‘friendly competition’ (17)

May 17, 2015 — 

Step to the starting lines of some local races this summer, and you’ll see what the competitive camaraderie is all about.“Friendly competition is what I have seen when I am …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (18)

May 17, 2015 — 

Dance at Its Peak Frisco, May 17 4 p.m., Summit High School auditorium, 16201 Colorado 9. Summit School of Dance’s annual recital, featuring dancers of all ages from toddlers through …

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Breckenridge hosts open house on May 18 for info on local trails and sustainability efforts (19)

May 16, 2015 — 

One of these days, spring will decide to show its true colors and scare off the latest bout of mid-May snowstorms. When it does, the Breck trails division wants residents …

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Book review: ‘Grace, Under Pressure,’ by Sophie Walker (20)

May 16, 2015 — 

“Do I have to clean my teeth tonight?” is how Sophie Walker’s heartfelt memoir, “Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl With Asperger’s and Her Marathon Mom” begins. It was those daily …

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