Summit County events calendar: 10-9-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 10-9-13

Pumpkin Fest will take place on the Silverthorne Pavilion North Lawn on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pumpkin patch is free, and there will be more than 1,200 pumpkins this year. “We had 750 pumpkins last year and did not run out until the very end, so we are really hoping that the pumpkins last and that there will be one available per child through the afternoon,” said Blair McGary, pavilion coordinator. For more information about the event, visit
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Arts Alive

Breckenridge, every day

11 a.m., 500 S. Main St. La Cima Mall Breckenridge Co. Arts Alive is still enjoying the artist’s inspiration from the fall colors. The show will be hanging during the month of October. The gallery is also showing the beautiful jewelry made by artist Yvonne Kuennen. There is an artist in the gallery daily to talk about the work. Call 970 453-0450.

Country/Swing Dance Email List

Dillon, every day

6 p.m., Summit County. If you would like to be included in Silverthorne and Dillon’s Country Dance email list please send an email to: and we will add you to our list. Dances are held in Dillon and Silverthorne throughout the year. Don’t miss out on the fun. Sign up for notifications today. Call 970-262-3403.

Ladies Night

Frisco, Oct. 9

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Frisco’s only and longest running Ladies Night goes down every Wednesday night. The dance floor is packed with DJ Crisp spinnin new — old school hip hop and more. No cover. Call 970-668-5442.


Silverthorne, Oct. 9

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., 1321 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne. Fun for the whole family. Win cash prizes- $10 buy-in plus $1 progressive card. Support the local Elks Lodge charities and events. Featuring Jackpot Progressive Blackout game, and Double Action final. Under 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Call 970-468-2561.

Poker Night

Dillon, Oct. 9

7 p.m. – 2 a.m., BuckMoor’s @ 119 E Labonte Dr in Downtown Dillon. Completely Free Poker tournament!! Two games, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. with Prizes for top finishers. Great Food and Drink specials as well! Call 970-468-2006.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Dillon, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Gatherhouse, 110 Second Ave., Frisco. Watch John Hudnut and the crew transform 2000-degree molten glass into pieces of art. Great for all ages. Classes also available. Call 970-485-2909.

Drinkin with Lincoln

Frisco, Oct. 10

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St in Frisco. From 9-11, it’s $5 all you can drink for anyone over 21. Listen to your favorite tunes and dance the night away. Call 970-708-7042.

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, October 10

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria, Frisco. 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.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, October 10

7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Murphy’s Irish Pub, 501 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. Free Texas Hold ‘Em at Silverthorne’s home for Poker. Two tournament-style games every Thursday. First game @ 7 p.m. Second game @ 10 p.m. No entry fee. Play to win Bar Tabs. Food and Drink Specials for players. Call 970-468-2457.

Open Mic at the Moose Jaw

Frisco, October 10

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

Danceparty with DJ DeniedRockstar

Dillon, October 10

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., BuckMoors at 119 E Labonte St., Downtown Dillon. DJ Denied Rockstar plays non-stop music and gets the dance floor music. Everything from the hip hop, electronic, rock, and alternative is open game for this incredible DJ. Call 970-468-2006.

Rotating DJ Series

Frisco, Oct. 11

10 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Come on up and check out our awesome line up of DJ’s. We bring in someone new each week to keep it fresh, but the overall tone is fun and the dance floor is hoppin. 10 p.m. No Cover. Call 970-668-5442.


Arnie Green band

Keystone, Oct. 10

9:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, Keystone. Arnie Green Band will be live on stage, please help support local music. 9 p.m. drink specials. Call 468-2788.

Freeway Revival

Keystone, Oct. 11

9:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, Keystone. Live on stage this touring band is rocking it’s way through colorado. Call 468-2788.


Breckenridge Recreation Center Annual Closure

Breckenridge, Oct. 7-13

880 Airport Road, Breckenridge. The Breckenridge Recreation Center will be closed from October 7-13 for annual maintenance. Passes and memberships will be honored at the Silverthorne Recreation Center. Catch Kid’s Club will be held at Carter Park. All other programs are on hiatus the week of the closure. Call 970-453-1734.

Prenatal Yoga

Silverthorne, Oct. 9

9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Silverthorne Recreation Center. Connect with your baby while learning postures to keep you comfortable during your pregnancy and help prepare you for labor and delivery. All trimesters welcome. Call 970-262-7370

Adult Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, Oct. 11

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Keystone Tennis Center, Hwy 6 and Tennis Club Rd, Keystone. Indoor Courts- open all winter. Tennis professionals will coach you through aerobic drills that will improve your game. Guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Call 970-496-4220.

Preston Ghost Town Hike

Summit County, Oct. 11

10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Meets at trail head, call for directions. Over 130 years ago Preston was a bustling town but now only the ghostly remains of buildings reside here. Learn about the history of the town and rich mines. Weather permitting; call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767 x2.


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.

Parent & Child Swim Drop-In

Breckenridge, Oct. 9

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Great experiences and fun activities are provided to teach infants and young children to feel comfortable in the water. Parents will learn valuable water safety information to make your family safer in and around the water. Ages 6 months-3 years. $6/Drop-In Call 453-1734.

Juniors Drop-In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, Oct. 10

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. Indoor Courts- open all winter. Ages 5-7, 4:30p-5:30p | Ages 8-13, 5:30p-6:30p. Keystone Tennis Center, Hwy 6 and Tennis Club Rd, Keystone. 970-496-4220.

Free Skate day

Breckenridge, Oct. 10

5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Breckenridge. Summit Youth Hockey invites boys and girls of all ages to try hockey for free on Thursday Oct. 10th, 5:45p.Gear will provided. No experience needed.Come and join us for a fun day of hockey.Contact Jessica at

Special Ed Fundraiser

Dillon, Oct. 11

10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Ruby Tuesday, Dillon. SHS and SMS invite you to dine at Ruby Tuesday this coming Fri, Sat, and Sun. 20% of all food sales will benefit the Special Ed classes of both schools. You must bring in the Give Back Flyer or have it on your phone. For the flyer download, contact Rhonda Reichardt at Call 970-406-0424.


Ghostly Tales

Breckenridge, Oct. 9, 10, 11

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., 411B South Main Street,Breckenridge. Explore the darker, historic side of Breckenridge. You’ll hear stories of ghastly folk, deathly love, tragic endings, murder and mayhem. Private tours available. Meet at the Kiosk in front of Rasta Pasta Call 970-485-2894, 970-343-9169.

Barney Ford Victorian Home

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 111 East Washington Avenue. The Barney Ford House Museum honors the escaped slave who prospered and became a prominent entrepreneur and black civil right leader in Colorado. Call 453-9767, x2.

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 3 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.

Summit Ski Exhibit

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 308-B South Main Street. Celebrate the first 100 years of skiing in Summit County with a ski documentary and vintage equipment and clothing. This exhibit is a colorful look into the history of skiing. Call 453-9767, x2.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, Wednesday-Sunday

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., 203 South Main Street. Take a tour through Breckenridge’s Nationally Recognized Historic District with a local expert. Along the way, hear stories about the hardy souls who lived in Breckenridge more than 100 years ago. Reservations not required, call for pricing. Call 453-9767, x2.

Haunted Tour of Breck

Breckenridge, Wednesdays & Saturdays

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center; 203 South Main Street. Join us for a late evening stroll through Breckenridge’s haunted historic district. Along the way hear eerie and unexplained stories from Breckenridge’s rough and uncertain past. Call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767 x2.

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, Fridays, Sundays

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery, Breckenridge. Hear the tales of Breckenridge’s past from beyond the grave. The historic Victorian cemetery dates back to 1882 and reflects the area’s rich mining history. Weather permitting; Call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767 x2.

Behind Swinging Doors Saloon Tour

Breckenridge, Saturdays

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center; 203 South Main Street. In 1880 Breckenridge was home to 19 saloons. Stroll downtown learning about these historic businesses and sample the spirits of the Breckenridge Distillery. Call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767 x2.

Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road, Breckenridge. Take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s hard-rock mining ear. Walk underground for a first-hand mining experience and learn to pan for gold on site. Tours at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Call 453-9767 x2.

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. 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.


Free Presentation – Rapid Eye Technology

Dillon, Oct. 9

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Summit Chiropractic & Rehab, 114 Village Pl. #302, (next to Pug Ryan’s) Dillon. Get relief from depression,anger,grief,anxiety,stress,fears. Release patterns that keep you stuck. RET is rapid healing. Claudia Bianca MRET (in Summit 10 yrs) shares her dynamic presentation of this safe, gentle, drug-free technique. Private sessions available Oct 10 — 11 – Call 575-770-7766

Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, Oct. 9, 10, 11

10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 252 Warren Avenue, Silverthorne. Over 2,000 sq ft of merchandise with store proceeds used to care for rescued and rehabilitated animals (mostly horses). A 501©3 organization in Summit County. 970-389-3269 or 970-389-4821.

SCCC Food Pantry

Frisco, Oct. 9

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Summit County Church of Christ, 1002 S. 7th Ave., at Bike Path, Frisco. Everyone is welcome. Call 970-668-0462 or 970-453-4269.

Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, Tuesdays & Thursdays

10 a.m. – noon, Father Dyer Church Basement, 310 Wellington Rd, Breckenridge. Food pantry available to those in need. Call 970-453-2250.

Looking for ancestors?

Frisco, Tuesdays & Thursdays

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 161 Forest Dr., Frisco. 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 970-668-5633.

Habitat For Humanity Fundraiser at Brooklyn’s

Breckenridge, Oct. 11

5 p.m. – 8 p.m., Brooklyn’s Tavern & Billiards, 500 South Main St., Breckenridge. There will be a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate Brooklyn’s new bar top. 30% of proceeds will benefit our local Habitat For Humanity. Call 970 453-5058.

Stepping On Fall Prevention Program

Breckenridge, Oct. 11

noon – 2 p.m., St. Anthony’s Summit Medical Center Classrooms. Stepping On Fall Prevention Workshop sponsored by Bristlecone Foundation, Summit Medical Center Health Foundation, Avalanche Physical Therapy. Stepping On is a 7 week program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people. Space is limited so please RSVP: 970-668-6980. Call 970-668-6980.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, various meetings

8 p.m. – 10 p.m., Meetings available throughout Summit County. Questions call 453-2905.

Dillon Community Chat

Dillon, Oct. 9

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., 275 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon Town Hall. Dillon Elected Officials want to hear from the community! In ongoing efforts to listen, understand and brainstorm on issues facing Dillon, Town of Dillon elected officials invite community members to share ideas with members of Dillon Town Council at scheduled open house community forums. Call 970-468-2403.

Al-Anon Noon Meeting

Frisco, Oct. 11

noon, Summit County Church of Christ, 7th Ave at the Rec Path, Frisco. Please use back door. Confidential support for families and friends of alcoholics.

Coffee Talk

Breckenridge, Oct. 11

8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Cuppa Joe, 118 S Ridge Street, Breckenridge. 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.


Summit HS Spanish Honor Society & Summit In Honduras

Breckenridge, Oct. 12, 13

Colorado Mountain College parking lot, Breckenridge. Bring your gently used household items (clothes, books, games, linens, furniture that doesn’t take more than 2 people to load & appliances) to ARC Fill-A-Truck to support high school students going to rural Honduras to volunteer in various ways. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact 512-422-0790 for details.

Summit County 4-H Shopping EXTRAVAGANZA

Silverthorne, Oct. 11

9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Outlets At Silverthorne. Support Summit County 4-H by purchasing your $20 Shopping EXTRAVAGANZA ticket at Alpine Bank in Frisco. Event is on Sat., Nov. 23, at Outlets At Silverthorne—free food — drinks, store discounts better than Black Friday, giveaways — more! 668-4142 4-H Call 970-668-4142.

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