Summit County events calendar: 8-28-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 8-28-13

DooWop Denny’s rockin’ oldies show takes the stage at the Silverthorne Pavilion Ballroom on Friday. This annual party celebrates the end of the DooWop season before he heads back to Florida. Call the Silverthorne Recreation Center at (970) 262-7370 for tickets or 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.

Art in the Pavilion

Breckenridge, August 28

3-7 p.m., Pavilion at Tiger Run Resort, 85 Revett Drive. Art in the Pavilion, features works of artists who reside in Tiger Run Resort. Fine art, jewelry, wood working, mixed media and edible food art are among the types of work on display. The public is invited to bring a finger-food dish and participate in a social that begins at 5 p.m. Call 453-6782.


Silverthorne, August 28

6:30-9 p.m., 1321 Blue River Pkwy. 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 68-2561.

Country Dancing / Lessons

Dillon, August 28

6-8 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Come on down to the Dillon Ampitheatre and have a terrific evening of Country Dancing. Call 262-3409.

Ladies Night

Frisco, August 28

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 and nold school hip hop and more. No cover. Call 668-5442.


Free Live Music with The Jauntee

Breckenridge. August 28

9 p.m., three20south, 320 S Main St. The Jauntee has quickly made a name for themselves in the East Coast Jam Band scene with a focus on live improvisation, — musical exploration making every show different from the last. Call 368-3204.


Washington Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 28

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.

Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 28

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 28

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 28

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.

Summit County Pickleball Club Tournament

Dillon, August 28

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dillon Town Park tennis courts on La Bonte St. Come out and watch local players enjoying the fastest-growing participant sport in the U.S. Chat with our members and learn how to join in on the fun. Call 843-422-2954.

Summit Trail Running Series Race #6

Breckenridge, August 28

5:45-8:45 p.m., Flumes/Tom’s Baby. Join us for the 12th year of the Summit Trail Running Series. The Series consists of 6 trail running races in and around the Breckenridge area. Each race features a short and long course, and all races are open to runners of all abilities and ages 10 and older. 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 28

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 28

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.


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, Every day

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.

Tumbling Tots

Breckenridge, August 28

9-9:45 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. We’ll 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.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, August 28

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

Campfire Social and Draft Horse Driving

Keystone, August 28

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 28

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 252 Warren Ave. Have you had your eye on something in the store? Let’s deal! No reasonable offer refused. This week only. Look for details in our display ad. Call 389-3269 or 389-4821.

New Home Child Care Provider Orientation

Frisco, August 28

6-7:30 p.m., Ten Mile Room-Medical Office Building. Learn about steps to becoming a licensed home child care provider, the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program, Child Care Resource — Referral, and professional development support in Summit County. Call 668-9186.

SCCC Food Pantry

Frisco, August 28

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.

Garden Class

Frisco, August 28

5-7 p.m., Community and Senior Center. Marie Roberts, master gardener and lead gardener for the Senior Center will be our guide and teacher. Marie will provide the plants and knowledge. Please bring gloves, tools, etc. We’ll be helping the Senior Center while learning about gardening in the High Country.After we do some gardening, we’ll have a picnic. Please bring a dish to share and whatever beverage you wish to drink. Call 513-9898. Call 513-9898.

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