Upcoming summer events in Colorado mountain-towns | SummitDaily.com

Upcoming summer events in Colorado mountain-towns

June 1-30

Art Exhibitions, Arts Alive Gallery, La Cima Mall, 500 S. Main St., Breckenridge. "Wildlife & Nature" features local painter Emily Wahl, while another exhibit highlights local nonprofit Keystone Science School. (970) 453-0450, http://www.summitarts.org.

June 16

Guided Wilderness Hike: Lower Flume Trail, 10 a.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. Hikes range from easy to difficult. Children under 4 must be in a carrying pack. (970) 453-1734. $15.

June 16, 23, July 7 & 22

Porch Series, 5 p.m. Breckenridge Associates Real Estate, 229 S. Main St., Breckenridge. Intimate classical chamber concert by the National Repertory Orchestra. Free.

Recommended Stories For You

June 16-18

Colorado BBQ Challenge, Main St., Frisco. Approximately 70 BBQers will compete for awards in a variety of categories. Food tickets available for purchase at event.

June 17-24

Chicago, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. weekdays, Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 120 S. Ridge St. In razzle-dazzle, roaring '20s Chicago, married chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover. Price varies.

June 18

Barber Violin Concerto, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. Performance by the National Repertory Orchestra. $40-$70.

June 19

Keller Williams' Grateful Grass ft. Jeff Austin, Bridget Law and Danton Boller, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. General Admission with very limited seating. Tickets $28 in advance, $32 dollars day of show.

June 21

Peter and the Wolf, 11 a.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge.

The National Repertory Orchestra presents the story of "Peter and the Wolf" and selections from the new Star Wars Suite, "The Force Awakens." After the concert, we invite children to hold and play real instruments. $5.

June 22 & July 6

Classical Music & Drinks, 5 p.m., Main Street Station, 505 S. Main St., Breckenridge. Classical music concerts in the plaza by the National Repertory Orchestra. Free.

June 22

"American Flyers" (1985), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

June 13-August 18

Concert in the Park Series, 5:30 p.m., Historic Park Gazebo, 120 Main St., Frisco. Every Thursday bring your lawn chairs and picnic blanket and enjoy refreshments available for purchase to benefit the local nonprofit designated for the evening.

June 25-26

Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, River Run Village, Keystone Resort. Chefs will serve up 3,000 lbs. of bacon in just about every shape, size and variety. Live music. http://www.keystoneresort.com.

June 25-26

Meet the Artists art festival. Riverwalk Park, Breckenridge. 30 local Colorado artists will be selling art, photography, jewelry, glass and ceramics, and fibers. Organized by the Arts Alive Gallery.

June 28

Mozart & Bach, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra presents Mozart's "Concerto in C major for Flute and Harp" and Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto No. 6." $40-$70.

June 29 & July 19

Brown Bag Lunch, 12:30 p.m., Breckenridge Backstage Theater, 120 S. Ridge Street, Breckenridge. The National Repertory presents an intimate classical chamber concert over lunch hour. Bring your lunchtime treats and enjoy beautiful music in the newly renovated Theater. Free.

June 29

"James Bond: Goldfinger" (1964), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

JULY

July 1-24

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 1 p.m., Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 120 S. Ridge Street, Breckenridge. Perfect for ages 5 and up. Cost varies.

July 1

Pops: Music from the Movies, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra presents thrilling music from the movies. Audience members of all ages will enjoy music from the new Star Wars film "The Force Awakens" and a rendition of "Fiddler on the Roof." $45.

July 2

China in America, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra takes you on a musical journey to China in America. $40.

July 4

Independence Day 10K Trail Run, 7 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. This scenic 10K trail running race offers up some of the best views in the Breckenridge area, while finishing just in time to catch the Main Street parade and other festivities. $20-$35. (970) 547-9974.

July 4

Frisco's 2016 Fabulous Fourth of July, 8 a.m., Frisco. Frisco celebrates a fun day of patriotic activities, including a pancake breakfast, parade and more. A great music line-up will have you dancing in the streets.

July 4

Patriotic Salute Concert, 10 a.m., Dillon Amphitheatre, 176 Lake Dillon Drive, The National Repertory Orchestra brings you an energetic selection of patriotic favorites. Free.

July 6

"Minions" (2015), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

July 8-10

Copper Mountain Music Festival, Copper Mountain Resort. The 2nd annual Bluegrass, Singer & Songwriter, Americana Music Festival will have you toe-tapping and heel stomping. The 2016 line-up includes: Asleep at the Wheel, Balsam Range, Town Mountain, Bonnie and Clydes, Aaron Burdett and Friends, and more. http://www.coppercolorado.com.

July 10

Kingdom Park Strider Bike Race, 4 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Ages 1-6. Join us for the third year of our Strider Race and watch your child compete on his/her no-pedal balance bike. After the races, stay for music, medals, food and prizes for the top three racers of each category. $5. (970) 453-1734.

July 13

Beethoven Symphony No. 8, 7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Performance by the National Repertory. Tickets: (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $25 -$40 / Students $10 /Youth $7.

July 13

"Happy Gilmore" (1996), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

July 14

Evening in Vienna, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $40.

July 15

Topilow Pops! Pink Concert, 7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave.. The National Repertory Orchestra presents an evening of popular Broadway tunes and more. (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $30 -$45 / Students $10 / Youth $7.

July 16

Copper Mac & Cheese Fest, Copper Mountain Resort. Chefs vy for the title of "Best Mac and Cheese in Summit County" and a $1,000 cash prize. Event includes: 5k, mac & cheese sampling, eating contest, free kid's activities, live music and more. http://www.coppercolorado.com.

July 16

Frisco Triathlon, 8:30 a.m., Frisco Bay Marina. The 3rd annual triathlon features stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking and trail running. Open to all ability levels. http://www.townoffrisco.com.

July 16

Around the World with Disney, 6 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The Breckenridge MusicFestival presents a fairy-tale concert featuring Disney movie scores from "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "Mary Poppins" and more, all enhanced by animated stills and clips. Costumes are encouraged for your little princess, prince or beast. $45.

July 16

Saturday Night Concerts: Who's Bad, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. A Michael Jackson tribute band. Free.

July 16-17

Wine & Jazz Fest, River Run Village, Keystone Resort. Sample more than 300 different wines and enjoy eight different jazz bands. http://www.keystoneresort.com.

July 19

Glory of the Voice and the Harp, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $25.

July 20 & September 14

Women & Wine on the Water Tour, 6 p.m., Dillon Marina, 150 Marina Drive. This "women only" tour is being held monthly at the marina, on the third Wednesday of each month (June-September). Grab your best girlfriend or group of girlfriends and come join us for a relaxing tour across Lake Dillon, sipping wine and enjoying a selection of hors d'oeuvres.

July 20

Mahler Symphony No. 6, 7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. Performance by the National Repertory Orchestra. (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $25 -$40 / Students $10 / Youth $7.

July 20

"High Noon" (1952), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

July 21

Songs of Vienna, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $40.

July 22

Friday Night Concerts: Parsonsfield, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

July 22

John Denver Tribute with the John Adams Band, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. This celebration will benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite whose mission is to provide families going through their cancer journey with a week of peace and respite here in Summit County. $40- VIP Reserved, $30- general admission, $10- Under 16.

July 23

Saturday Night Concerts: I Draw Slow, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

July 23

National Repertory Orchestra & Breckenridge Music Festival Joint Concert, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Music Festival combine, featuring Ravel's "Daphnis et Chloé Suites No. 1 and No. 2" and Scriabin's "Poem of Ecstasy." (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $25 -$40 / Students $10 / Youth $7.

July 26

Baroque Bash, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $25.

July 27

Sibelius & Ravel, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Performance by the National Repertory Orchestra. (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $25 -$40 / Students $10 / Youth $7.

July 27

"Groundhog Day" (1993), 9 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District, 110 Washington Ave. Weekly outdoor movie series presented by BreckCreate in partnership with the Breckenridge Film Festival. Free.

July 28

Beethoven Lives Upstairs, 6 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The Breckenridge Music Festival presents this free family-friendly concert with conductor Christopher Dragon. Free.

July 29-August 24

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, 6:30, 7 & 7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 120 S. Ridge St.. In this dynamic comedy, Vanya and his stepsister Sonia have lived their entire lives in their family's farmhouse. While they stayed home to take care of their ailing parents, their sister Masha has been gallivanting around the world as a successful actress and movie star, leaving Vanya and Sonia to feel trapped and resentful. Cost varies.

July 29

Friday Night Concerts: The Long Run, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

July 29

National Repertory Orchestra Season Finale, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra presents Shostakovich's "Symphony No. 1" and Strauss "Suite from Der Rosenkavalier." (970) 547-3100, http://www.nromusic.com. $25 -$40 / Students $10 / Youth $7.

July 30

Saturday Night Concerts: The Freddy Jones Band, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

July 30

Indigo Girls, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Doors open at 7 p.m. $54-75.

July 30

Colorado Burger Summit, Copper Mountain Resort. Come feast on burgers, grab a beer and get down to live music with the Margarita Bros. http://www.coppercolorado.com.

AUGUST

August 2

Osprey Day, 6 p.m., North Pond Park, Corner of Hwy 9 and Hamilton Creek Rd., Silverthorne. A family event to celebrate and learn about our local osprey population. Free.

August 2

Debussy and Brahms, 7:30 p.m, Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $7-$25.

August 3

The New American Songbook, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $7-$45.

August 4

Guided Wilderness Hike: Cucumber Gulch, 10 a.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. Hikes range from easy to difficult. Children under 4 must be in a carrying pack. (970) 453-1734. $15.

August 4

The Infamous Stringdusters with Gipsy Moon, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. $32 advance, $35 day of show; all general admission.

August 5

Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $7-40.

August 6

Hunky Dory Half Marathon, 8:30 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Rd. As you cruise along the 13.1 mile race, take in the scenery of the beautiful trails in Breckenridge as well as part of the town's history. Pre-registration: $65.00, Same day: $70. (970) 547-9974.

August 6

25th Annual LAPS Canine 4K, 8 a.m., Frisco Historic Park Gazebo, 120 S. Main St., Frisco. Dogs and their humans run or walk the fun 4K course at this annual event benefiting local nonprofit LAPS (League for Animals and People of the Summit). Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9:15 a.m. Save time and pre-register online with EventBrite. http://www.summitlaps.com.

August 6-7

Bluegrass and Beer Festival, River Run Village, Keystone. http://www.keystoneresort.com.

August 9

Amos Lee, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. $35-59.

August 9

Gems for the Theater, 7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Backstage Theatre, 120 S. Ridge St. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $7-25.

August 12

Slide & Slip, 1 p.m., Rainbow Park, 590 Rainbow Dr., Silverthorne. Slip, slide and fly down the hillside on Silverthorne's Slide & Slip. Bring a friend, pack a snack and plan to have a splashing good time at Rainbow Park. $1/person.

August 12

Night at the Museum- Meet the Author, 5 p.m., 120 S. Main St., Frisco. Take a journey back in time with renowned history author Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel and his sidekick, Hugh "Mark Twain" Bingham. Refreshments and libations provided. This event has limited seating; reservations are required; call (970) 668-3428. Free.

August 12

Doo Wop Denny's Dance Party, 7 p.m., Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway. Join local favorite Doo Wop Denny as he takes the stage at the Silverthorne Pavilion to perform his last dance of the season, with songs from the '50s and '60s, island tunes and slowdancing. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dancing takes place from 7-9:30 p.m. Optional '50s duds encouraged, poodle skirts, saddle shoes, Prom dresses, letter sweaters and more. Tickets are $14 in advance. Reserved tables of 8 are $96 in advance and must all be purchased together. Call (970) 262-7370 for tickets.

August 12

The Music of Change, 7:30 p.m, Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Breckenridge Music Festival performance. $7-40.

August 13

Run the Rockies Trail Race, 8 a.m., Frisco. The Run the Rockies Trail 10k and Half Marathon will lead runners through the Frisco Peninsula trails with breathtaking views of Lake Dillon and the Tenmile Range. This is a great course for a first time half-marathoner or runner looking for a fun course that offers singletrack and dirt road trails. http://www.townoffrisco.com.

August 13 & 14

Art on Main Street, 10 a.m., Frisco. Artists display their art on several blocks of Frisco's Main Street, including glass, sculpture, mixed media, paintings, photography, jewelry, ceramics and more. Free.

August 13

Saturday Night Concerts: Pato Banton & the Now Generation, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

August 13

The Safekeeping of Memory, 7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Cellist Maya Beiser performs David Lang's "World to Come." Concertmaster Kathryn Hatmaker follows with "Rest These Hands" for solo violin enhanced by Josh Dorman's stop-motion animations. $7-40.

August 14

Cycle In' Cinema, 6 p.m. Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Part party, part screening, this event invites cycling enthusiasts of all ages to trade four wheels for two and ride their bike to Riverwalk Center to enjoy a showcase of independent bicycle-themed films from around the world. $15 Adults, $5 Youth.

August 20

Classic Boat Show, 9 a.m., Frisco Marina. Head down to the marina to check out these classic wooden boats. Boats will be available for viewing on the docks starting at 9 a.m. and the boat parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. Free.

August 20

Frisco Free Family Fun Fair, 10 a.m., Frisco Adventure Park. Families will enjoy free activities such as the giant climbing wall, quad bungee jumper, bouncy castle, inflatable slide, rolling zorb balls, balloon animals, face painting, live music on the stage and more. Bring money for food, beverages and goods from the vendors. Free.

August 20

Kids Sandcastle Competition, 10 a.m., Frisco Bay Marina. Join the fun or watch from the sidelines at the latest sandcastle competition. Free.

August 20

Saturday Night Concerts: Stanley Jordan Trio, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

August 26- September 4

Hairspray, 6:30 & 7 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire-to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. Prices vary. http://www.backstagetheatre.org.

August 26

Friday Night Concerts: Six Million Dollar Band, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

August 27 & 28

Let's Go Boating- Tour for LAPS, 10 a.m., Dillon Marina, 150 Marina Drive. Event benefits local nonprofit LAPS (League for Animals and People of the Summit). 45-minute boating tours: Pontoon tours will start at 10 a.m. and the last tour will depart at 4 p.m. Sailing tours will start at 11 a.m. and the last tour will depart at 4 p.m. Signups will begin at 9:30 a.m. the day of the event. No advanced reservations. $20 per person 18 & older, $10 per child 17 & younger, Kids 11 & younger- pontoon tours only. (970) 468-5100.

August 27

Saturday Night Concerts: The Samples, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

SEPTEMBER

September 3

Saturday Night Concerts: The Pruple XPerience, 9 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

September 5

Annual Marina Mutt Show, 2 p.m., Dillon Marina, next to Tiki Bar, 150 Marina Drive, Dillon. No need to own a dog, we have something fun for everyone. Contest Categories: Best Trick, Best Howl, Best Pet/Owner Look-a-Like. Register anytime until 1:45 p.m. Sign up and win prizes. http://www.summitlaps.com.

September 9

Friday Night Concert: The John Truscelli Band, 7 p.m. Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

September 10

Frisco's Fall Fest, 10 a.m., Frisco Bay Marina. This all-day festival celebrates the sights, sounds and flavors of Colorado. The Art Show features Colorado artisans, the Harvest Market showcases Colorado Proud items and the music is homegrown. Free.

September 10

Saturday Night Concerts: The Machine, 7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Free.

September 15-18

Breckenridge Film Festival Workshops, Forums & Screenings, All day. Various locations, Breckenridge. Prices vary. More information at http://www.breckfilmfest.org.

September 15

Breckenridge Wine Classic, Farm to Mountain Wine Dinner, 7 p.m., Sevens Restaurant, 1979 County Rd 3, Base of Peak 8, Breckenridge. A celebration of local food and fine wine. Seating is limited. For more information go to http://www.breckenridgewineclassic.com. $165.

September 16

Breckenridge Wine Classic, Wine on the Mountain, 6 p.m., TenMile Station, Peak 9, Breckenridge Ski Resort. Executive chef Steve Arndt and his culinary team will serve an array of delectable creations throughout the evening. A portion of ticket proceeds and silent auction profits for this event will benefit the National Repertory Orchestra. More information: http://www.breckenridgewineclassic.com. $125.

September 17

Breckenridge Wine Classic, Grand Tasting, 3 p.m., Breckenridge Arts District. An impressive selection of hundreds of domestic and international wines, premium craft beer and spirits, gourmet local food purveyors and live music. More information: http://www.breckenridgewineclassic.com. $95.

September 17-18

Meet the Artists art festival. Riverwalk Park, Breckenridge. 30 local Colorado artists will be selling art, photography, jewelry, glass and ceramics, and fibers. Organized by the Arts Alive Gallery.