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2014 Breck Crest has runners fighting elements (1)

August 31, 2014 — 

Around 250 runners braved challenging conditions Sunday for the 19th annual Breck Crest trail marathon, half-marathon and 10K. “The weather was the story today,” race organizer Jeff Westcott said. “It …

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Mountain Art Festivals lineup includes Summit High grad Ben Stielow (2)

August 30, 2014 — 

Ben “BenJamin” Stielow graduated from Summit High School in 1993 and is now a very successful award-winning metalsmith artist touring the U.S. He is the son of Betty and Tom …

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Five-time Grammy winner Wynonna anchors second day of Copper Country (3)

August 30, 2014 — 

Wynonna Judd is many things — five-time Grammy winner, fiercely proud mother and free-spirited country superstar — but when she takes the stage this weekend, she’ll be something else: a …

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Music Scene: Free music, fireworks at Dillon Amphitheater (4)

August 30, 2014 — 

Saturday, Aug. 30 Free music, fireworks at Dillon Amphitheatre Back in the Day will take the stage at the Dillon Amphitheatre on Saturday, Aug. 30, to conclude the Lake Dillon …

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Breckenridge artist displays batik work at local festival (5)

August 30, 2014 — 

A Breckenridge art show stalwart is back for this Labor Day weekend’s event — the 39th annual Gathering at the Great Divide Mountain Art Festival. Beth Erlund ran the Evergreen …

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High Country Birding: Calliope hummingbird is smallest in North American (6)

August 30, 2014 — 

The largest North American bird, the California condor, isn’t found in Colorado, let alone Summit County. We do have bald eagles and golden eagles, but next to a condor, our …

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Frisco’s Mount Royal Hill Climb returns for third year (7)

August 30, 2014 — 

The third annual Mount Royal Hill Climb will return to Frisco Saturday, Sept. 6, with an 8:30 a.m. start. The event will present runners with a challenging 5K that includes …

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2014 Breck Crest marathon and 10K returns to Tenmile Range Sunday (8)

August 29, 2014 — 

For most of us, a marathon is hard enough, but throw in 4,700 feet of elevation gain on highly technical, rocky singletrack — with around 10 miles at or above …

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Summit County Bike Trails: Colorado Trail (9)

August 29, 2014 — 

Following a beautiful section of the Colorado Trail, this loop explores forested hillsides and open meadows above the Swan River Valley. The West Ridge section of the Colorado Trail includes …

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Glamping: The art of glamorous camping from swanky tents to solar power (10)

August 29, 2014 — 

If you live in Summit County, your love for the outdoors is a given. You’ve probably bagged more 14ers than you can count, wrestled a black bear and survived a …

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Music Scene: Two Dudes uplift spirits at MotherLoaded in Breckenridge (11)

August 29, 2014 — 

Friday, Aug. 29 Drew & Brett, aka Two Dudes, come to The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, Aug. 29. Drew & Brett incorporate rock, blues, country and hip-hop music …

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Breckenridge art fest features Oberkirsch husband and wife team (12)

August 29, 2014 — 

Jean and Mark Oberkirsch, a St. Louis, Missouri, husband-and-wife metal-arts team, are again presenting works at the 39th annual Gathering at the Great Divide Art Festival in Breckenridge this Labor …

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Art on a Whim in Breckenridge hosts artist Cynthia Duff for Labor Day (13)

August 29, 2014 — 

Cynthia Duff’s sculpted wooden canvases embody the contemporary side of Colorado. Each piece undulates with a perfect combination of form, color and composition. Hailing from Grand Junction, the artist’s work …

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Author, historian Sandra Mather signs children’s book at Frisco museum (14)

August 29, 2014 — 

“Historic Footprints: A Picture Book for Young Readers,” by part-time Summit County resident and historian Sandra Mather, was born from a conversation between the author and KrisAnn Knish, then assistant …

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Kenny Loggins, Wynonna Judd headline Copper Country (15)

August 28, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: Pick up a copy of the Sunday, Aug. 31, edition of the Summit Daily News to read more about Wynonna Judd and Copper Country. Despite Grammy, Emmy, Golden …

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Greco’s Pastaria brings pizza, pasta to Main Street Frisco (16)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series about new restaurants around Summit County. If you have a newly opened restaurant in the county, contact arts and entertainment editor …

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AC Golden releases Colorado Native IPL in Breckenridge, Summit County (17)

August 27, 2014 — 

India Pale Ale, more commonly called IPA, has a become hugely popular style for craft brewers around the country, each trying to push the boundaries of bitterness and many ending …

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Fair Vs. Gallery: Many find art show more casual, less intimidating (18)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one of two columns comparing and contrasting the experiences of buying art at a gallery versus buying it from an art fair. For every art festival …

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Fair vs. Gallery: Art galleries offer year-round cultural destination (19)

August 27, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This column is one of two comparing and contrasting the experiences of buying art at a gallery versus buying it from an art fair. Let us present two …

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre brings ‘Shrek’ to Riverwalk Center (20)

August 27, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Backstage Theatre presents “Shrek the Musical” in a two-weekend run, opening Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. The show is a song- and dance-filled stage …

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