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Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-31-13

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Breckenridge Fun Park

Breckenridge, Everyday

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Breckenridge Ski Resort. Breck’s top family attraction. Gold runner coaster, superbungee trampoline, rockpile climbing wall, mineshaft maze, gemstone panning, alpine slide and more. Call 453-5000.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, September 3

2-7 p.m., Gatherhouse, 110 Second Ave. Watch John Hudnut and the crew transform 2000-degree molten glass into pieces of art. Great for all ages. Classes also available. Call 485-2909.

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

Breckenridge, September 2

7-9 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 West Adams Ave. Directed by Christopher Willard. Be our guest for this enchanting production of a tale as old as time. Relive all the romance and magic of this beloved Disney film. Please call 547-3100 for tickets.

Labor Day Weekend

Breckenridge, September 2

9 a.m., Throughout Breckenridge. Wrap up the summer and discover all Breckenridge has to offer. Enjoy exciting events like the Rubber Duck Race, Art Festival, Wine Festival, marathon and more. Call 877-864-0868.

Monday Open Mic & Local’s Jam Nite

Breckenridge, September 2

8:30 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Hosted by a very friendly Moose. Great quality and variety of music so come on down to listen or play. Call 453-2572.

$2 Trivia Tuesdays

Breckenridge, September 3

9 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Live hosted Trivia with prizes inc a bottle of Boone’s Farm for best team name. Call 453-2572.

Free Texas Hold’em Tournament

Frisco, September 3

7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. We offer Frisco’s only poker night with 2 no entry fee Texas Hold’em tournaments. Games are at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Play to win great prizes and enjoy great food and drink specials. Call 668-5442.

Open Session Night at the Cala

Dillon, September 3

9 p.m. to midnight, The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd. Bring your instrument and play along with the other musicians or play solo, or just grab a pint and enjoy the music. Call 468-1899.

Tuesday Trivia Night

Dillon, September 3

7:30 p.m., Adriano’s Bistro and Pizza, 240 Lake Dillon Dr. Team up with your friends and join us for a fun night of Team Trivia. Food and drink specials with in house gift certificates too. Call 368-0508.

RECREATION

Breckenridge Recreation Center Labor Day hours

Breckenridge, September 2

6 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Holiday hours 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 453-1734.

French Gulch Dredge Hike

Breckenridge, September 2

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Meets at trail-head. Hike through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe, the location of dozens of early mining operations. Along the way are scenic views and former mine sites. Weather permitting, call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767, x2.

Hike with an Author

Breckenridge, September 2

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meets at trail head. The rich and wonderful history of Breckenridge has been researched and recorded by many local historians. In this exclusive summer series, you have the opportunity to enjoy a hike, lunch, and discussion with one of these fascinating authors. Call 453-9767, x2.

Registration Deadline- Oktoberfest Women’s Hockey Tournament

Breckenridge, September 2

5 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. Play in the Annual Women’s Oktoberfest Hockey Tournament as well as enjoy fun on Breckenridge Main Street during our Oktoberfest Celebration September 13-15. This is a round robin tournament with a 3-game guarantee. There will be 3 divisions of play: A, B1 — B2. $525/Team Call 547-9974.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, September 2

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mon, Wed and Fri, June 17-September 6. Show up on a per time basis for $9 per senior, or join the Seniors Doubles Club for the whole summer for only $80. Call 453-1734.

HISTORY

1883 Dillon Schoolhouse tour

Dillon, Every Tuesday-Saturday

1-4p.m., 403 La Bonte St. Guided tours of 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse furnished as it was 100 years ago with local history dis[plays, a DVD depicts building Dillon Dam and relocation of the town and two log cabins. Free tours Tuesday-Saturday. Call 468-2207.

Barney Ford Victorian Home

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 111 East Washington Avenue. The Barney Ford House Museum honors the escaped slave who prospered and became a prominent entrepreneur and black civil right leader in Colorado. Call 453-9767, x2.

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 111 North Ridge Street. Explore the home and museum of Edwin Carter, miner turned taxidermist and naturalist. View many original Rocky Mountain specimens and enjoy interactive displays honoring Carter’s legacy. Call 453-9767, x2.

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 189 Boreas Pass Road. See Engine No. 9 on the original narrow-gauge track that came into Breckenridge over Boreas Pass and a restored rotary snowplow. Learn about the history of the railroad and how it transformed the town. Call 453-9767, x2.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., 203 South Main Street. Take a tour through Breckenridge’s Nationally Recognized Historic District with a local expert. Along the way, hear stories about the hardy souls who lived in Breckenridge more than 100 years ago. Reservations not required, call for pricing. Call 453-9767, x2.

Summit Ski Exhibit

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 308-B South Main Street. Celebrate the first 100 years of skiing in Summit County with a ski documentary and vintage equipment and clothing. This exhibit is a colorful look into the history of skiing. Call 453-9767, x2.

Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, September 2

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 301 Ski Hill Road. Learn about placer mines from the 1860’s, explore a miner’s cabin and pan for gold. Reservations not required. Call for pricing. Call 453-9767, x2.

KID STUFF

Bearly Big Child Care

Breckenridge, Daily except Sunday

8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Child care for ages 2 months-6 years while parent is using the rec center (parent must remain on-site). Drop in between 9-11 a.m.; reservations required outside of drop-in hours. Closed Sunday. Please call for holiday hours. $10 per hour, member rates and punch passes available. Call 453-1734.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Breckenridge, Monday-Friday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Spend the summer having a blast at Breckenridge Mountain Camp. Programs are based on skill development, guided discovery and amazing activities that foster healthy, outdoor fun. Tuesdays are our new designated field trip day, so register early. Ages 5-12. $43/day ($38/day for residents) Call 453-1734.

Breck Summer Day Camp

Breckenridge, Everyday

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Breckenridge Ski Resort. The only on-mountain summer day camp in Breck. Outdoor education, nature discovery. Your time. Your Kids. Your camp! Call 1-800-356-3972.

Sweet Blessings Parent’s Day Out Program

Breckenridge, Monday-Friday

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Church at Agape Outpost. This program is a safe, fun place to bring your 2yr old through 5yr old, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., so you can have some time to yourself. Call 389-7708.

COMMUNITY

Al-Anon Meeting

Fairplay, September 2

6:30-7:30 p.m., 6th St., Senior Center. Call 389-4444.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, September 2

8-10 p.m., Meetings available throughout Summit County. Questions call 453-2905.

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy

Dillon, September 2

6-8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, US Hwy 6 and 50 Evergreen Rd. Mindfulness Meditation Summit County presents weekly classes on Mindfulness Meditation and its application in everyday life. All levels and drop-ins welcome. Area retreats, videos and downloads are also available. Classes are by donation. Call 389-3612.

Monday Night Senior Dinner

Frisco, September 2

6-7 p.m., Summit Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Weekly dinner at the Senior Center. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to 668-2944 by 9 a.m. the day of the dinner you wish to attend.

Al-Anon Meeting

Dillon, September 3

7-8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church. Hope and serenity for friends and family of alcoholics, everyone is welcome.

Community Dinner

Silverthorne, September 3

5-7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Blue River Parkway. A free community dinner is served to all those who wished to attend. Call 389-0015.

Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, September 3

10 a.m. to noon, Father Dyer Church Basement, 310 Wellington Rd. Food pantry available to those in need. Call 453-2250.

Looking for ancestors?

Frisco, September 3

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 161 Forest Dr. Access genealogy listings for free. Order Microfilm and use our projectors. Staffed by church volunteers versed in finding info about your family’s history. Ancestory.com available. Call 668-5633.

Summit Toastmasters

Frisco, September 3

6:30-8 p.m., Frisco Town Hall, 1 Main St. Want to improve your leadership and speaking skills? Summit Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. Guests are welcome and attend for free. Call 210-887-3937.

Tuesday Lunch

Frisco, September 3

Noon to 1 p.m., Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Seniors age 55 — over are invited to attend lunch every Tuesday at the Senior Center. Cost is $3 to $5 (sliding scale based on income). RSVP by 9 a.m. to 668-2944.

Tuesday Party Bridge

Frisco, September 3

12:50 p.m., Community and Senior Center. Party Bridge every Tuesday from 12:50-4:30 p.m. Relaxed atmosphere. Everyone welcome. Call 453-1206.


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