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Mountain biking at Copper Mountain a well-kept secret (1)

August 1, 2014 — 

Summit County is a mountain biker’s paradise. In the summer, it seems like every other car has a bike rack. From the extensive network of trails in and around Breckenridge …

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Michelangelo, da Vinci multi-media performance comes to Breckenridge (2)

August 1, 2014 — 

Mark Rodgers is breathing new life into the biographies and works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Rodgers is the creator and host of the original multi-media performance “Discover da …

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Make your own insect repellant for the High Country (3)

August 1, 2014 — 

Chilled glass of rose in hand, watching the sun drift slowly behind the jagged mountains of the Continental Divide, serenity overcomes you. You’ve found the perfect Rocky Mountain high, when …

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A&E briefs: Free, live music around Summit County on Saturday (4)

August 1, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Tavern will host Booty Shakin’ Saturday with DJ Crisp on Saturday, Aug. 2. Summit County’s resident DJ will be throwing down the best in hip-hop, dance, funk …

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Social Summit: County’s first co-working space hosts sneak peek event (5)

August 1, 2014 — 

Three Summit businesswomen — Julia Landon, Wendy Basey and Amy Kemp — recently combined their talents to create the county’s first co-working space. They held a sneak-peek event on Wednesday, …

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High Country Birding: Flora, fauna abound at Lower Cataract Lake (6)

August 1, 2014 — 

Midsummer in Summit County is nature’s time to shine: Wildflowers are in full bloom, fledglings are leaving their nests and northern migratory birds are passing through on their way south. …

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PardeePalooza music festival to honor Tony Seibert (7)

August 1, 2014 — 

Almost the entire crew of the progressive electronic rock group Eminence Ensemble share the same origin — growing up and attending middle and high school in Summit County. When the …

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Music Scene: Keystone’s Warren Station hosts Band of Heathens (8)

August 1, 2014 — 

Friday, Aug. 1 Warren Station hosts Band of Heathens The Band of Heathens kicks off the Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival at Warren Station Center for the Arts on Friday, …

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Final NRO concert features ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’ (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

Come celebrate with the National Repertory Orchestra and music director Carl Topilow as they present their season finale. It has been a wonderful summer filled with music in the mountains …

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2014 Dillon Open Regatta sets sail this weekend at the Dillon Marina (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

Touted as the largest inland-lake regatta west of the Mississippi, the Dillon Open returns to Lake Dillon this weekend for its 41st year. The annual U.S. Sailing-sanctioned competition typically features …

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Lake Dillon Theatre cabaret series continues with ‘Be the Hero!’ (11)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company continues its popular First Sundays Cabaret Series with “Be the Hero!” featuring LDTC award-winning producing artistic director Christopher Alleman. Alleman returns to the stage in …

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Brewers come through Breckenridge on 426-mile ride for Bicycle Colorado (12)

July 31, 2014 — 

Commencing at Avery Brewing Co. in Boulder and culminating at Ska Brewing Co. in Durango, the annual Tour De BoulDurango was a five-day, 426-mile road bike ride through some of …

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Students learn from pro actors at‘Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ workshop (13)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company presented “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” based on the tale by Mark Twain, on Saturday, July 19, at the Dillon Amphitheatre as part of its …

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More than 30 Colorado breweries at Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Fest (14)

July 31, 2014 — 

This weekend, more than 30 of Colorado’s microbreweries will descend upon Keystone for the 18th Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, serving up the suds with a backdrop of live bluegrass …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Options abound in and around the county (15)

July 30, 2014 — 

River fishing has been outstanding as of late for the dry-fly angler, especially the Eagle River in the afternoon and evening. Caddis and stoneflies are good choices and don’t overlook …

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Frisco’s Dillon Challenge rowing and paddleboarding regatta Sunday (16)

July 30, 2014 — 

The Frisco Rowing Center’s annual Dillon Challenge rowing and paddleboarding regatta returns to the Frisco Bay Marina for its sixth year this Sunday, Aug. 3. “It’s a fun event. Some …

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Dillon Farmers Market home to a host of ready-to-eat lunch options (17)

July 30, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series of articles highlighting some of the vendors at the Dillon Farmers Market. Whether you are browsing artisan wares, soaking up …

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Beethoven to Mahler with the NRO, guest conductor in Breckenridge (18)

July 30, 2014 — 

Ludwig van Beethoven was one of the most prolific composers ever to walk the earth, and along with symphonic great Gustav Mahler, audiences are in for treat with this powerful …

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Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival brings rain, revelry (19)

July 30, 2014 — 

A late storm dumped buckets of rain on the Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival on Saturday, July 26, but not before huge crowds lined up for beer samples from more than …

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Jelly Belly team to train for USA Pro Challenge at Keystone Resort (20)

July 29, 2014 — 

At least one pro cycling team will call Summit County home for the week leading up to this year’s seven-stage USA Pro Challenge cycling race. Representatives from the Jelly Belly …

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