Final showing of ‘Breckenridge Then and Now’ is Wednesday |

Final showing of ‘Breckenridge Then and Now’ is Wednesday


The Continental Divide Land Trust is offering a final presentation of the popular “Breckenridge Then and Now” slide show at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Breckenridge Theatre, located at 121 S. Ridge St.The slide show compares photographs by Alden Spilman of Breckenridge from the 1960s-1970s to those images today. “Now” photos were taken by local photographers Gary Soles, Carl Scofield and Bob Winsett.A new feature at this year’s showing will be the “Endangered Viewscapes of Breckenridge and the Upper Blue” photo essay by Leigh Girvin, the CDLT executive director and former chair of the Upper Blue Planning Commission and Joint Upper Blue Master Planning Committee.A silent auction of “Then and Now” photo prints will provide a one-time opportunity to own images from the show. Photo prints have been donated by the photographers for this unique chance to own a piece of history.In addition to the presentations, there will also be a “Best Tie-Dye” contest, and snacks and beverages will be available.Tickets are $18 each and are available at Great Adventure Sports and Mountain Outfitters in Breckenridge and at Wilderness Sports in Frisco and Silverthorne. Seating is limited; only 100 tickets will be sold for this show. Twenty-five tickets will be held for sale at the door.This is the final showing. After this, the show will be retired for at least a few years.Proceeds benefit Continental Divide Land Trust. For information, call (970) 453-3875 or e-mail

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