Summit County events calendar: 8-21-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 8-21-13

The Springdale Quartet, from left, Greg Russell, Jordan Roos, Ben Waligoske and Chase Terzian, will play a show at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Saturday in support of their new album, "Heist." The show starts at 9 p.m. 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.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, August 22

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.

Art at JK Studio

Breckenridge, August 21

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln West Mall, 100 S. Main Street, 2nd Floor. Wed, Fri, Sat. See where the fiber artist works in her studio, designing and creating handmade items, such as unique lightweight Fabric Pins, Cards, Coasters, Paperweights, Signature Designed Sweatshirts, etc. More info at Call 717-855-0561.


Silverthorne, August 21

6:30-9 p.m., 1321 Blue River Pkwy. 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 468-2561.

Country Dancing / Lessons

Dillon, August 21

6-8 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Have a terrific evening of Country Dancing. Call 262-3409.

Ladies Night

Frisco, August 21

9 p.m. to 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 668-5442.

Live Trivia with Steven A

Dillon, August 21

9 p.m., Dillon Dam Brewery, 100 Little Dam St. Live trivia competition with fun Dam prizes. No cover. Sponsored by Crown Royal with drink specials. Call 262-7777.

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Breckenridge, August 21

8 a.m., Throughout Breckenridge. 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.

High 5

Keystone, August 22

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon. Payday party. $2 Bud and shots, $3 well drinks and wine.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, August 22

7-11 p.m., Murphy’s Irish Pub, 501 Blue River Parkway. 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 468-2457.

Open Mic at the Moose Jaw

Frisco, August 22

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

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, August 22

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


The Holler!

Dillon, August 22

9:30 p.m., Dillon Dam Brewery, 100 Little Dam St. Creative bluegrassy sound, rock n roll personality and passionate vocals. Mandolin, guitar, bass, drums and four bombastic baritone voices. Folkedelic. Call 262-7777.


Advanced Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 22

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 21, 22

11 a.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 21

1-2:30 p.m., 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.

Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 21

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.

Ladies Tennis Clinic

Silverthorne, August 21

10-11:30 p.m., Rainbow Park Tennis Courts. Ladies come together to work with our tennis pro on stroke production, volleys, serves, doubles drills and strategy. Don’t wait to register; space is limited for great instructor/student ratios. Intermediate Level 4 Wednesdays. Call 262-7370.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 21

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 21

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. The Public is welcome for the following sessions.Visit the SCW website for rates and details. 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 3:15-5 p.m. Freestyle 5:15-6:15 p.m. Call 547-9974.

Stephen C.West Ice Arena Daily Schedule

Breckenridge, August 22

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road. The Public is welcome for the following sessions.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. Public Skate 7-8:30 p.m. Call 547-9974.

Wilderness Hike

Breckenridge, August 22

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

1-4p.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 21

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 301 Ski Hill Road. 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.

Haunted Tour of Breckenridge

Breckenridge, August 21

7:30-9 p.m., 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.

Dillon/Denver & the Dam Walking Tour

Dillon, August 22

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.


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.

Parents Play Date

Breckenridge, August 21

8:45 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Drop your child(ren) off in our Bearly Big room with our experienced staff and get out into the sunshine. Ages 1-6, $8 member, $10 non-member. Second child discounts are available. Call 453-1734.

Tumbling Tots

Breckenridge, August 21

9-9:45 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Tumbling Tots will focus on balance and body awareness through gymnastics moves such as donkey kicks, crab walk, front rolls and more. Parent Participation Required. Ages 1 — 2. $32/Session or $10/Drop-in class. July Session: July 10-31, August Session: August 7-28 Call 453-1734.


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.


Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, August 22

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 22

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.

4-H Garden Club

Frisco, August 21

5-6 p.m., High Country Conversation Center, 518 E. Main. Kids will grow a variety of plants, vegetables and herbs, and celebrate our success with a harvest dinner in August. Enroll in 4-H for just $40 for the year and participate in all of our programs. Call 668-4142.

ABATE of Colorado Monthly Meeting

Frisco, August 21

7 p.m., The Holiday Inn at Sporting News Grill. Call 485-0313.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, August 21

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

Campfire Social and Draft Horse Driving

Keystone, August 21

4 p.m., Keystone Resort, Keystone Stables. Learn to drive the Keystone Stable draft horses as they pull their sleigh (4-5 p.m.). The Keystone Stables will offer a campfire social every Wednesday. (5-8 p.m.) S’mores — hot dogs for roasting available for purchase. Call 496-4386.

Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, August 21, 22

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 252 Warren Ave. 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.

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Breckenridge, August 21

6:30-7:30 p.m., Father Dyer Church, 310 Wellington Rd. Candlelight meeting with rotating format. This meeting is open to all and is handicapped accessible. Call 389-2484.

Nutrition Class

Silverthorne, August 21

8-9 p.m., Comfort Dental, 354 Blue River Parkway. Extreme health workshop. What to eat for best health. Call 303-842-7933.

SCCC Food Pantry

Frisco, August 21

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

Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, August 22

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

Brain Injury Support Group

Frisco, August 22

5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Anthony Summit Medical Center – 1st Floor – Classrooms, 340Peak One Dr. Support for brain injury survivors, caregivers, family and friends. All are all welcome. Call 668-6978.

Breckenridge Masonic Lodge #47 A.F. & A.M.

Breckenridge, August 22

7:30-9 p.m., Highway 9, E. side Frontage Rd. across from the High School, Farmer’s Korner. Stated meetings, 2nd — 4th Thursday of the month. Call 485-0837.

Thursday Lunch

Frisco August 22

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.

What’s So Bad About Sugar? Sugars and Cancer

Frisco, August 22

6-7 p.m., Summit Senior Center, Hoosier Room, 83 Nancy’s Place. Learn about the relationship between sugars and cancer from Shaw Cancer Center’s Dietitian, Mel Hendershott. Light snacks will be provided. Call 569-7606.

Winding Down: What To Do In Your Garden As We Approach the End of Summer

Breckenridge, August 22

5-6 p.m., Summit Landscaping Garden Center, 1925 Airport Road. This free class will help you decide what to do with your garden at the end of summer to keep it healthy and beautiful year after year. Call 453-3894


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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