Today’s top five things to do in Summit County |

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

South Park Historical Foundation hosts its annual History Days Weekend Saturday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 14 in Fairplay. An annual two-day event to visit a restored 1880s mining town with cowboys, bank/railroad robberies, humorous western skits, miners, mountain men, and town’s people dressed in 1880s costumes. This special event offers fun for the entire family, while learning about life during Colorado’s early times. In South Park City you’ll feel like you were transported back in time, or on the set of a Western movie. All day admission price for adults is only $10, for seniors $8, and for children 6-12 $4. For more information, please call (719) 836-2387 or visit the website at
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Guitar Town

Copper Mountain, Aug. 12-14

4 p.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. The world’s best guitarists come together for the 12th annual festival, with three days of free performances, guitar & songwriting workshops and kids music activities. In addition to live music, weekend highlights include: Acoustic Kids Showcase, Learn to Play Guitar in a Day as seen on PBS, Custom Luthier Expo and Guitar Center Garage. For more festival information and VIP tickets visit

The Samples

Dillon, Aug. 12

7 p.m., Lake Dillon Amphitheater, W. Lodgepole St. Come on out and listen to some great live music.

DooWop Denny’s Rockin Dance Party

Silverthorne, Aug. 12

7 p.m., Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway. Dance to Denny’s ’50s/’60s/’70s music on Colorado’s Coolest Dance Floor, The Silverthorne Pavilion Ballroom. Music to bring out the Rock & Roll Kid in you! Doors Open 6 p.m. – Cash Bar – BYO snacks/munchies Dancing 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets: $14 advance – $20 at door – (970) 262-7370.

Snake River Music Festival

Dillon, Aug. 12

7 p.m., Dillon Community Church, 371 E. LaBonte St. Join The Dercum Center for another amazing evening of world-class chamber music. ‘It’s like having Lincoln Center right here in Summit County.’ Enjoy a romping gypsy time with works by Brahms, Mozart and Sarasates unforgettable Zigeunerweisen. Donations taken at door. Enjoy appetizer/dessert reception @ 6:30. Contact Karina for reservations: (970) 485-4801 or

Pucks & Pilsners Men’s Hockey Tournament

Breckenridge, Aug. 12

8 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road. Games end early Saturday evening for all teams to participate in the tournament party (location TBD). Tournament games begin Friday afternoon and depending on team advancement, end Sunday afternoon. Tournament Divisions Include: Open, Intermediate and Recreational.

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