Summit County events calendar: 8-19-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 8-19-13

The Dillon Dam Brewery will host a live trivia night with Steven A on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Win fun Dam prizes. There’s no cover, and Crown Royal drinks are $5. 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.

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.

$2 Trivia Tuesdays

Breckenridge, August 20

9 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Live hosted Trivia with prizes inc a bottle of Boone’s Farm for best team name. Call 453-2572.

Explore Lake Dillon Boat Tours

Dillon, August 20

9-11 a.m., Dillon Marina. Find out interesting facts during a one and a half hour pontoon boat interpretive tour of Lake Dillon. The cost is $20 per adult, and $10 per child. Reservations are required. Call 468-5100 or visit for more information.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, August 20

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.

Free Texas Hold’em Tournament

Frisco, August 20

7 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Like Poker? We offer Frisco’s only poker night with 2 no entry fee Texas Hold’em tournaments. Games are at 7 p.m. — 10 p.m. Play to win great prizes and enjoy great food and drink specials. Call 668-5442.

Open Session Night at the Cala

Dillon, August 20

9 p.m. to midnight, The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd. Bring your instrument and play along with the other musicians or play solo, or just grab a pint and enjoy the music. Call 468-1899.

Tuesday Trivia Night

Dillon, August 20

8-10 p.m., Adriano’s Bistro and Pizza, 240 Lake Dillon Dr. Team up with your friends and join us for a fun night of Team Trivia. Food and drink specials with in house gift certificates too. Call 368-0508.

USA Pro Cycle Party

Breckenridge, August 20

1-5 p.m., Barney Ford Lawn, 111 East Washington Avenue. Enjoy the adrenaline rush of watching the first racer cross the finish line from the best view in town, the lawn of the Barney Ford Victorian Home. The party will include a big-screen broadcast of the race, refreshments and beverages. Reservations recommended. Call 453-9767, x2.

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Breckenridge, August 20

8 a.m., The race will feature professional cycling’s best competing on a challenging course through some of America’s most beautiful scenery. Join the USA Pro in Breckenridge for the finish Aug. 20 and the Start Aug. 21.


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

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.


1883 Dillon Schoolhouse tour

Dillon, Every Tuesday-Saturday

1-4p.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.

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.

Pastry & the Past: Dessert and Historical Talk

Dillon, August 19

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


Bearly Big Child Care

Breckenridge, Daily except Sunday

8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Child care for ages 2 months-6 years while parent is using the rec center (parent must remain on-site). Drop in between 9-11 a.m.; reservations required outside of drop-in hours. Closed Sunday. Please call for holiday hours. $10 per hour, member rates and punch passes available. Call 453-1734.

Breckenridge Mountain Camp

Breckenridge, Monday-Friday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Spend the summer having a blast at Breckenridge Mountain Camp. Programs are based on skill development, guided discovery and amazing activities that foster healthy, outdoor fun. Tuesdays are our new designated field trip day, so register early. Ages 5-12. $43/day ($38/day for residents) Call 453-1734.

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.

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.


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.


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.

Summit Toastmasters

Frisco, August 20

6:30-8 p.m., Frisco Town Hall, 1 Main St. Want to improve your leadership and speaking skills? Summit Toastmasters meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. Guests are welcome and attend for free. Call 210-887-3937.

Tuesday Lunch

Frisco, August 20

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

Tuesday Party Bridge

Frisco, August 20

12:50 p.m., Community and Senior Center. Party Bridge every Tuesday from 12:50-4:30 p.m. Relaxed atmosphere. Everyone welcome. Call 453-1206.


AA Meeting

Breckenridge, August 20

7-8 p.m., Father Dyer’s Church downstairs, 310 Wellington St. Big Book study. Call 453-2905.

Tuesday Night Frisco AA Meeting

Frisco, August 20

6:30-7:30 p.m., County Commons Building, Mt. Royal Room. AA open discussion meeting for AA members and guests. Call 485-0151.

Homeowners Series: Real Life Homeowner Wildfire Experiences

Frisco, August 21

7-8:30 p.m., Community Center, 3rd and Granite. Learn from homeowners and other stakeholders who have gone through wildfires. What they had done right, what they might have done differently. Learn what you can do to prepare. Call 719-491-1807

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