Summit County Community Notes 11-27-12 |

Summit County Community Notes 11-27-12

Daily News staff reports

The fifth annual Breck Snowflake Challenge amateur snow sculpture competition brings snow sculpting back to its roots and onto Main Street. No prior snow sculpting experience is necessary. Deadline for entry is Dec. 6, competition begins Dec. 7 and judging culminates Dec. 14. View registration details at or call Breckenridge Associates Real Estate at (970) 453-2200. Cash prizes total $3,250.

The Breckenridge Music Festival and Hang Time Custom Framing is now accepting entries for the 2013 poster contest. Original oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media paintings are being accepted until Saturday at Hang Time Custom Framing in Breckenridge. Public voting will take place from Dec. 1-12. Art must be 18″ x 24″ or larger. Drop off or Fed Ex/UPS to Hang Time, at 135 S. Main St., Breckenridge, CO 80424. Winner receives $500, and 25 posters and cards of their featured art, and must donate original art to the BMF. For more info, contact Hang Time Framing at (970) 453-6335 or

Mark your calendars for Saturday and come out for a unique shopping experience at the town of Silverthorne’s annual Holiday Bazaar. This year’s event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Pkwy. Thirty vendors will be selling a variety of holiday items sure to please even the pickiest person on your list. Jewelry, ornaments, stained glass, sweaters, mittens, candles, soaps, lotions, scarves, holiday dcor, toys and books are some of the items that will be for sale at this annual event. Along with shopping, holiday entertainment will get you in the spirit of the season with children dancing and singing. The bazaar would not be complete without a visit from Santa! Santa’s hours will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon and again from 1-2:30 p.m.

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center is looking for event volunteers to help with the Frisco Santa Dash for Cash from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 8, and at the Summit County Cares Kids’ Party at the Silverthorne Pavilion from 2-5 p.m. on Dec. 9. Contact or call FIRC at (970) 262-3888 ext. 306 if you would like to help with these fundraising events.

The town of Frisco is offering the cost of an energy audit for multi-family boards or homeowners associations that apply to the High Country Conservation Center. If the audit shows promising energy and cost savings, another $2,000 is available toward upgrades. This is a first-time program and we are looking for leads on multi-family housing in need of this service. Give us a call at (970) 668-5703 or email

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