A&E Briefs: Clips from the Summit
April 12, 2013
The Lake Dillon Theatre Company hosted a special benefit performance of “The Sunshine Boys” on March 26 at the Lake Dillon Theater to benefit Domus Pacis, a Summit County nonprofit organization that offers individuals who have suffered a traumatic medical event a homelike environment that encourages interaction with other family members and caregivers in a comfortable and peaceful surrounding.This special one-night performance raised $1,300 to support Domus Pacis. This benefit was part of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company Gives Back Program, supporting community programs that enhance the quality of life for Summit County families and residents. Established in 2011, the Gives Back Program has given more than $10,000 back to the community to support local nonprofits.For more information about the Gives Back Program, visit lakedillontheatre.org. For more information about Domus Pacis, visit http://www.domuspacis.org.
The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is offering 2-for-1 guided snowshoe hikes through the month of April to two popular destinations.Explore the historic Iowa Hill mine site and view authentic mining artifacts on the Iowa Hill gold miner’s hike. Interpretive signs tell the story of how miners extracted gold from the surrounding hills. This hike is offered Saturdays at 10 a.m. and is $40 for adults and $30 for children ages 4 to 12. Or, embark on the Heritage Alliance’s French Gulch gold mine and dredge hike. Hike through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe with views of the Ten Mile Range. Learn about early mining operations, and see the ruins of the gold-gobbling Reiling Dredge boat. This hike is offered on Mondays at 1 p.m. and is $50 for adults or $40 for children.Through April 30, pay for one adult on either of these hikes, and an additional adult or child is free. Reservations are required by 8 p.m. the day before the hike. No experience is necessary, and snowshoes are provided.
For more than 50 years, Loveland Ski Area has been hosting America’s largest amateur race, The Loveland Derby. Racers from all across the country travel to Colorado for the last race of the season, featuring costumes, barbecues and more. This year’s derby coincides with Loveland’s live music series, with aprs ski entertainment from Delicious Point. Delicious Point is a top 40, rock and pop cover band that dabbles in blues and country. The band plays a mix of mostly modern songs, with a handful of original and classic tunes.For more information on the concert or the ski area, visit http://www.skiloveland.com. To register for The Loveland Derby, visit http://www.lovelandskiclub.com.