Summit County calendar for Aug. 15, 2013 |

Summit County calendar for Aug. 15, 2013

The Carvers Poker Ride and Peak-A-Boo Toys Go Fish Ride will take place Saturday, starting at the Breck Bike Week Expo in Blue River Plaza. The Poker Ride is a 10- or 20-mile marked route highlighting some of Breck’s best town trails, and the kids’ version lets families tear up some of Breck’s more mellow routes. Preregistration for the Carvers Poker Ride is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event, which includes one free beer, free apps and other food specials and prizes at the after party at Kenosha Steakhouse; registration for the Peak-A-Boo Toys Go Fish Ride is free. For more information, visit
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Keystone, August 15

5:30-8:30 p.m., Keystone Lakeside Village. Join us for a bike-in movie at Lakeside Village. Bring your own bike or rent one from the Adventure Center and pedal around beautiful Keystone Lake before settling in to watch a family-friendly movie under the stars. Food and beverages will be available on site.

Breck Bike Week

Breckenridge, August 15, 16, 17

8 a.m., Throughout Breckenridge. Get introduced to the bike paths, trails and roads that make up Breckenridge’s backcountry bike playground. Bike week is dedicated to bike lovers of all ages. Call 877-864-0868.

Brian Hornbuckle Band

Keystone, August 15

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon. Great Dance Blues. 9 p.m. drink specials, $2 Bud and well shots, $3 well drinks and wine.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, August 15, 17

2-7 p.m., Gatherhouse, 110 Second Ave. Watch John Hudnut and the crew transform 2000-degree molten glass into pieces of art. Great for all ages. Classes also available. Call 485-2909.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, August 15

7-11 p.m., Murphy’s Irish Pub, 501 Blue River Parkway. Free Texas Hold ‘Em. Two tournament-style games every Thursday. First game @ 7 p.m. Second @ 10 p.m. No entry fee. Play to win Bar Tabs. Food and Drink Specials for players. Call 468-2457.

Open Mic at the Moose Jaw

Frisco, August 15

10 p.m., Main St. Open Mic w/John Truscelli every Thursday.


Dillon, August 15

9:30 p.m., Dillon Dam Brewery, 100 Little Dam St. Call 262-7777.

The 39 Steps

Breckenridge, August 15, 16, 17

7:30-9:30 p.m., The Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St. Hitchcock meets Monty Python in this rollicking comedy mysery involving seductive spies, thrilling chases, and serious flirtation. Call 453-0199.

The World Goes ‘Round

Dillon, August 15, 16, 17

6:30 p.m. on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 176 Lake Dillon Drive. An eclectic collection of love songs, torch songs, and witty comic numbers from two of the musical composers of such great shows as Chicago, Cabaret, and more. Call 513-9386.

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, August 15

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Come in and test your brain. Live Trivia hosted by Kathleen starts @ 9 p.m. with 3 great rounds of trivia fun. Prizes rewarded after each round and a grand prize to the winning team! Call 668-5442.

Wild About Colorado- Plein Air Art Festival

Breckenridge, August 15, 16, 17

10 a.m., Carter Park Pavilion, 400 High Street. 4 day event benefiting the Continental Divide Land Trust. Take part in wildflower hikes, historical walk — talks, photo classes, nature — art workshops and an art show featuring the works of 15 acclaimed plein air artists, dinner and cocktails. Call 453-3875.


Chali 2na with the House of Vibe + the MTHDS

Breckenridge, August 15

9 p.m., three20south, 320 S Main St. Chali 2na has done it all, from his explosion onto Los Angeles’ burgeoning hip-hop scene, to his tenure as MC for seminal hip-hop group Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli. CO’s live hip hop rock band, the MTHDS open.


Frisco, August 15

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Barkley’s Ballroom, 610 Main St. Free Show. $6 all you can drink wells and domestic drafts from 9-10. Organ Funk band Jababa plays at 10. Doors at 9. Call 708-7042


Advanced Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 15

10:30 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 4 to August 29, advanced tennis players (suggested NTRP rating 3.5 or higher) are invited to join our Advanced Tennis Drop-In Clinic to improve their tennis game and get a fun workout. Just $20 per drop-in. Call 453-1734.

Washington Gold/Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 15, 16, 17

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road. Explore this gold and silver mine, walk underground into the mine, and learn to pan for gold. Call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767, x2.

Stephen C.West Ice Arena Daily Schedule

Breckenridge, August 15

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. Visit the SCW website for rates and details. Putt — Play Junction 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Public Skate 9-11 a.m. Lunch Shot 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public Skate 1:15-3 p.m. Stick — Puck 3:15-5 p.m. Call 547-9974.

Wilderness Hike

Breckenridge, August 15

10 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. Explore the natural beauty — history of Breckeridge. Guided, informational hikes leave from the Breckenridge Welcome Center on select Thursdays throughout the summer. Hikes range from easy-moderate and all ages are welcome. $12/hiker. For this week’s destination visit Call 453-1734.


1883 Dillon Schoolhouse tour

Dillon, Every Tuesday-Saturday

1-4 p.m., 403 La Bonte St. Guided tours of 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse furnished as it was 100 years ago with local history dis[plays, a DVD depicts building Dillon Dam and relocation of the town and two log cabins. Free tours Tuesday-Saturday. Call 468-2207.

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 111 North Ridge Street. Explore the home and museum of Edwin Carter, miner turned taxidermist and naturalist. View many original Rocky Mountain specimens and enjoy interactive displays honoring Carter’s legacy. Call 453-9767, x2.

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 189 Boreas Pass Road. See Engine No. 9 on the original narrow-gauge track that came into Breckenridge over Boreas Pass and a restored rotary snowplow. Learn about the history of the railroad and how it transformed the town. Call 453-9767, x2.

Dillon/Denver & the Dam Walking Tour

Dillon, August 15

10-11:30 a.m., Old Dillon Schoolhouse Museum. Sandie Mather offers her talk, “Dillon, Denver, and the Dam,” followed by a walking tour to see some of the buildings rescued from the old town. Call 468-2207.


Sweet Blessings Parent’s Day Out Program

Breckenridge, Monday-Friday

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Church at Agape Outpost. This program is a safe, fun place to bring your 2yr old through 5yr old, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., so you can have some time to yourself. Call 389-7708.

Kids Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August15

10-11 a.m., Keystone Tennis Center. Junior clinics are just too much fun on a tennis court. We use USTA and USPTA training to get the most out of all the kids. 10-11 a.m. ages 5-10. 11 a.m. to noon ages 11-16. Call 496-4220.


Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, August 15

10 a.m. to noon, Father Dyer Church Basement, 310 Wellington Rd. Food pantry available to those in need. Call 453-2250.

Looking for ancestors?

Frisco, August 15

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 161 Forest Dr. Access genealogy listings for free. Order Microfilm and use our projectors. Staffed by church volunteers versed in finding info about your family’s history. available. Call 668-5633.

Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, August 15

7-8 p.m., St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 100 S. French St. Call 485-1603.

Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, August 15, 16, 17

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 252 Warren Ave. From Blue River Parkway, go 3 blocks west on 3rd St to stop sign. Turn left on Warren. More than 2,000 sq ft of new and quality used items. Store proceeds benefit rescued and rehabilitated animals (mostly horses) used in programs for a Summit County nonprofit organization. Call 389-3269 or 389-4821.

Summit Seniors Rummage Pre-Sale

Frisco, August 15

5-8 p.m., Summit County Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Get the first look at the annual gigantic rummage sale — silent auction pre-sale. $10 age 11 and over, $5 under 11. Call 668-2940.

Thursday Lunch

Frisco, August 15

Noon to 1 p.m., Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Seniors age 55 — over are invited to attend lunch every Thursday at the Senior Center. Cost is $3 to $5 (sliding scale based on income). RSVP by 9 a.m. to 668-2944


Conservative Consumption
 Dillon, August 15

5:30-7:30 p.m., Arapahoe Café (Basement), 626 Lake Dillon Drive. Back by popular demand. Conservatives are meeting for a few beers or a glass of wine. Come and join us for some good conversation and meet some like minded residents. Call 453-2961

Coffee Talk

Breckenridge, August 16

8-9 a.m., Amazing Grace, 213 E Lincoln Ave. Join Town Manager Tim Gagen and Mayor John Warner for an informal opportunity to speak one-on-one and discuss town issues, offer input on the happenings in our community and a chance to clarify information. Call 547-3166.

Women’s 12 Step Meeting

Breckenridge, August 17

9-10 a.m., Saint John’s Church. Corner of French & Lincoln, please use back entrance. Women’s 12 Step Meeting, open to all women in recovery. Call 485-0151

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