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Summit County Weekend: Swimsuit Day hits Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Saturday

Arapahoe Basin, the only ski area still opreating in Summit County, has gotten a massive addition of snow in the last couple days and will be having its annual Swimwear Day on Saturday.

Even with Thursday and Friday's snow, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is still planning on having its Swimwear Day on Saturday, an employee of the resort said Thursday.

With the snowfall being measured in feet, it should be a great weekend at A-Basin regardless. However, the mountain is bringing back one of its most popular events, and anyone who dresses the part should stop by a tent they will have set up to show off his or her best family-friendly swimwear styles.

Doing so will get the skier or snowboarder a raffle ticket, with a chance to win a Never Summer Snowboard and other great prizes.

Additionally, A-Basin is celebrating Public Lands Day. More than 35 percent of Colorado is designated public land, from the national parks to ski resorts.

As a result, Rocky Mountain Underground, Conservation Colorado and Snowriders International will be partying at the base. For more, ArapahoeBasin.com.

A Broken Compass party

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Broken Compass is celebrating its third anniversary all day Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. with complimentary breakfast burritos for the first 50 beers sold.

The party continues throughout the day with live music from DJ Crisp, Norman Wagner, The Amelias, The Hollywood Farmers and El Paso Lasso playing the closing set.

There will also be a free pig roast, specialty beer tappings and more. Entry is free, and people will have the option of purchasing a stainless steel Klean Kanteen souvenir pint glass for $10.

The free pig roast starts at 1 p.m., along with face painting for children and experimental and small-batch brews released every two hours.

Parking is expected to fill up fast, and a shuttle will run from the Colorado Mountain Colorado and skier's free lots for overflow. For more, BrokenCompassBrewing.com.

Dancing in Breck

Alpine Dance Academy's spring recital will be Saturday at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge, complete with a Disney theme and tributes to a number of famous musicians of the past.

The performance begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults or $10 for students. Children 4 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door only. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and people are encouraged to come early to claim a good seat.

Dewey Paul Band at the Snake

Tonight the Snake River Saloon in Keystone will feature The Dewey Paul Band, a local group that plays rock and dance music. The band is led by multi-talented guitarist and singer-songwriter Dewey Paul Moffitt, a well-known figure in the Rocky Mountain live music scene. His band includes four, and sometimes up to eight pieces, playing their Americana sound. Also featured is Jessica Rose Moidel on fiddle and a rotating cast of bassists, drummers and horn players. A special Bud Light promo will happen at 9:30 p.m., according to the saloon's owner. For more, SnakeRiverSaloon.com

Community Dinner

Celebrate community this Sunday with Father Dyer Church's free community meal. The free community dinner at the church, 310 Wellington Road in Breckenridge, will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday. For more info, call 970-453-2250, email info@fatherdyer.com or go to fatherdyer.com.

The Weekend is the arts and entertainment column for the Summit Daily News, focused on fun weekend happenings in Summit County. Email epace@summitdaily.com with event information.