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Today's top five things to do in Summit County

Dancing & Delectables

Silverthorne, Feb. 6

6 p.m., Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. An evening of music,dancing & desserts. Music by the SHS Music Department, Swing Crew and DJ Rich Holdman. A dessert tasting of donated desserts from local restaurateurs and Italian soda that guests can sample. There will also be a silent auction of donated items from local businesses including sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, massages, ski gear, resort lodging and much more. All proceeds benefit the SHS Music Department. Call (970) 468-4876 for further information.

Tibet

Frisco, Feb. 6

7 p.m., Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge, 107 Denison Placer Rd., Breckenridge. Professional mountaineer guide Luis Benitez witnessed the shooting of Tibetan refugees by Chinese soldiers in September 2006. Despite being told to keep quiet, Luis decided to email his account to the world. Come hear Luis speak of his journey and personal involvement. Share your thoughts and ask questions. In the Screening of ‘Tibet: Murder in the Snow’ experience the shocking event through the eyes of Luis and other mountain climbers who filmed, broadcasted their story and helped rescue survivors. Using the original climber footage, reenactments and interviews with witnesses and survivors the film ‘Tibet: Murder in the Snow’ (Mark Gould, 2008), tells of young Tibetans who risk their lives each year to illegally cross the rugged Himalaya Mountains in an attempt to see their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, or attend school in the Tibetan refugee enclave at Dharamsala, in India.

North Mississippi Allstars

Frisco, Feb. 6

9 p.m., Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St., Frisco. Join us at the Barkley Ballroom for a night of amazing live music as North Mississippi Allstars takes our stage with Lightnin Malcolm.

High 5

Dillon, Feb. 6

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, 23074 Highway 6, Dillon. High 5 is Keystones own jam band, live on stage at 9:30 p.m. Drink specials at 9 p.m. Come dance and support local live music.

USSA NorAm Hole Shot

Copper Mountain, Feb. 6

All Day, Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle, Copper Mountain. The Hole Shot Cross Tour is a competition designed to bridge the gap between grassroots and world cup level for Snowboardcross and Skicross. The event also brings together athletes across the country to identify the top juniors in the country. Athletes 15 (SBX)/ 16 (SX) and older compete together in an open-class style event. The top juniors will be named to U.S. Snowboarding’s and U.S. Freeskiing Project Gold, a group of the top development athletes in the country who will train together in the summer and are invited to other select projects. Athletes also qualify for Junior World Championships and World Cup events from the Hole Shot Tour. Athletes must have a current National USSA license and FIS license prior to registering for the event. USSA or FIS memberships may not be purchased onsite; memberships must be purchased at least two weeks prior to the event.

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