Summit County events calendar: 8-18-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 8-18-13

Birds of Chicago will play a show at three20south in Breckenridge on Wednesday. Birds of Chicago is a collective based around singer-songwriters JT Nero (of the Chicago rock and soul band JT and the Clouds) and Allison Russell (of the Canadian urban folk band Po’ Girl). The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Visit for more information.
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Arts Alive

Breckenridge, Everyday

11 a.m., 500 S.Main St. La Cima Mall. The gallery is having a special show this month to benefit the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District. The featured Artist of the month is watercolorist Sandi Bruns. Call 453-0450.

Breckenridge Fun Park

Breckenridge, Everyday

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Breckenridge Ski Resort. Breck’s top family attraction. Gold runner coaster, superbungee trampoline, rockpile climbing wall, mineshaft maze, gemstone panning, alpine slide and more. Call 453-5000.

Breck Bike Week

Breckenridge, August 18

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.

The 39 Steps

Breckenridge, August 18

7:30 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 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 18

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.

Karaoke Night

Frisco, August 18

10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Come sing your heart out every Sunday night at Frisco’s only Karaoke night. Hosted by DJ Diviana. New songs added weekly. No cover. Call 668-5442.

Patio Party

Breckenridge, August 18

4 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Summer patio party every Sunday starting 4 p.m. with live music and corn hole tournament. Call 453-2572.

Trivia at the Cala

Dillon, August 18

9-11 p.m., The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd. Test your knowledge during our live pub trivia with Kathleen. Prizes for winners. Call 468-1899.

Monday Open Mic & Local’s Jam Nite

Breckenridge, August 19

8:30 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Hosted by a very friendly Moose. Great quality and variety of music. Free drink for musicians to prevent any stage fright. Call 453-2572.


DooWop Denny rockin oldies

Frisco, August 18

4-7 p.m., The Blue Spruce Inn. Music to bring out the rock — roll kid in you.

Hot Buttered Rum

Frisco, August 18

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St. Bay Area newgrass jam band Hot Buttered Rum have been described as a rock band playing bluegrass instruments. The band members call what they do “high altitude California bluegrass.” Call 708-7042.


Washington Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 18

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.

Adult Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August 19

10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m. on Monday, Keystone Tennis Center, Hwy 6 and Tennis Club Rd. Tennis professionals will coach you through aerobic drills that will improve your game. Guaranteed to get your heart pumping. Call 496-4220

Registration Deadline- Quickstick Lacrosse Tournament

Breckenridge, August 18

5 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Men’s lacrosse comes to the High Country for two days of intense play August 24 — 25. The tournament is open to players of all abilities between the ages of 18 — 40 years old to play. Registration Fees: Early Bird May 1-July1: $500. Regular July 2-Aug 1: $550. Late August 2-18: $615 Call 453-1734.

Stephen C.West Ice Arena Daily Schedule

Breckenridge, August 18

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. Putt — Play Junction 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Public Skate 9-11 a.m. Stick — Puck 11:15 a.m. to1 p.m. Public Skate 1:15-3 p.m. Youth Drop-in 3:15-4:45 p.m. Freestyle 5-6 p.m. Call 547-9974.

French Gulch Dredge Hike

Breckenridge, August 19

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Meets at trail-head. Hike through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe, the location of dozens of early mining operations. Along the way are scenic views and former mine sites. Weather permitting, call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767, x2.

Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 19

10:30 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Held Mondays and Wednesdays from June 3 to August 28, Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinics are offered for adults looking for a great way to improve their tennis game and get a fun workout. Just $20 per drop-in. Call 453-1734.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 19

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Mon, Wed and Fri, June 17-September 6. Show up on a per time basis for $9 per senior, or join the Seniors Doubles Club for the whole summer for only $80. Call 453-1734.

Stephen C.West Ice Arena Daily Schedule

Breckenridge, August 19

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. Putt — Play Junction 4-9 p.m. Public Skate 9-11 a.m. Freestyle 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public Skate 1:15-3 p.m. Stick — Puck 3:15-4:45 p.m. Freestyle 5-6:15 p.m. Adult Drop-in Hockey 6:30-8 p.m. Call 547-9974.


Barney Ford Victorian Home

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 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 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.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

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.

Summit Ski Exhibit

Breckenridge, Daily except Monday

11 a.m. to 4 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.

Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, August 19

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 301 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge. Learn about placer mines from the 1860’s, explore a miner’s cabin and pan for gold. Reservations not required. Call for pricing. Call 453-9767, x2.

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, August 18

5:30-7 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery (at the intersection of Valley Brook Rd. and Airport Rd.). 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; Reservations required. Call 453-9767, x2.

Pastry & the Past: Dessert and Historical Talk

Dillon, August 19

7-8:30 p.m., Dillon Community Church. Call 468-2207.


Breck Summer Day Camp

Breckenridge, Everyday

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Breckenridge Ski Resort. The only on-mountain summer day camp in Breck. Outdoor education, nature discovery. Your time. Your Kids. Your camp! Call 1-800-356-3972


Summit Choral Society Benefit Breakfast

Silverthorne, August 18

9 a.m. to noon, Elks Lodge, 1321 Blue River Pkwy. Benefit breakfast to help fund vocal music scholarship. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at door. For advance tickets see choral members or call Sandy at 668-3248. Prelude to our free concerts on Aug. 19 and 20. Call 262-2235.

4-H Truck Raffle

Summit County, Everyday

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Alpine Bank locations in Summit County. Summit County 4-H is selling raffle tickets for a 2013 F-150 4×4 super crew truck from the Colorado 4-H Foundation. Tickets are available at Alpine Bank in Summit County thru Sept. 12. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Call 668-4142.


Summit Seniors Rummage Sale & Silent Auction

Frisco, August 18

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 10 a.m. to noon on the 18th, Summit County Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Annual gigantic sale. Household goods, sporting goods, clothing, toys, tools, antiques, books, boutique, artwork. Too much to adequately describe. Silent auction. Call 668-2940.

Community Dinner

Breckenridge, August 18

6-7 p.m., Father Dyer Church Basement, 310 Wellington Rd. Free community fellowship meal. Call 453-2250.

Al-Anon Meeting

Fairplay, August 19

6:30-7:30 p.m., 6th St., Senior Center. Call 389-4444.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, August 19

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

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy

Dillon, August 19

6-8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, US Hwy 6 and 50 Evergreen Rd. Mindfulness Meditation Summit County presents weekly classes on Mindfulness Meditation and its application in everyday life. All levels and drop-ins welcome. Area retreats, videos and downloads are also available. Classes are by donation. Call 389-3612.

Monday Night Senior Dinner

Frisco, August 19

6-7 p.m., Summit Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Weekly dinner at the Senior Center. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to 668-2944 by 9 a.m. the day of the dinner you wish to attend.

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