Summit County events calendar: 9-11-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 9-11-13

Reiko Aizawa and Jesse Mills, artistic directors of the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival, visited Summit County in February to perform a concert for festival supporters. The Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival begins Saturday and runs through Sept. 21. For more information and to buy tickets, visit or call (970) 797-4999.
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Arts Alive

Breckenridge, Every day

11 a.m., 500 S. Main St. La Cima Mall. It’s time again to celebrate Colorado Colors. The gallery is showing works inspired by our fall colors. The artist of the month is watercolorist, Emily Wahl. Please come meet Emily and see her work on the 2nd Saturday, September 14th, 4-8 p.m. Call 453-0450.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, September 12

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.

The Owl and the Pussycat

Dillon, September 10, 11, 12

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Lake Dillon Theatre. Cap your summer off right. Join us for an evening of wit and unexpected romance. The Owl and the Pussycat is a classic comic play and a delightful way to spend an evening with friends and family. Call 970-513-1151.


Silverthorne, September 11

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.

Ladies Night

Frisco, September 11

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.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, September 12

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, September 12

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

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, September 12

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.


Hike with a Physical Therapist

Summit County, September 11

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Ptarmigan Trail Head. Join Mary Dixon PT, DPT — other Howard Head therapists on an autumn hike while they address common hiking injuries such as knee, back, foot — hip pain. Learn the best practices for hiking with trekking poles, appropriate footwear and proper alignment on the trail. Call 262-0179.


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.

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.

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.

Haunted Tour of Breck

Breckenridge, September 11

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.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, September 11

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center; 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. Tours at 11 and 1:30. 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.

Afterschool Lacrosse

Breckenridge, September

3:30-5 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. The goal of this 6-week program is to continue the development of lacrosse skills and to instill confidence. Program is open to Summit County boys and girls 5-13. Equipment rental available. Call 453-1734.

Afterschool Skateboarding

Breckenridge, September

3:30-6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Afterschool skateboarding through September. All children are required to have a helmet and skateboard. Transportation from Upper Blue and Breckenridge Elementary. Ages 6 – 14 Activity Fees: Mondays $12, Tues/Thurs $9 Member discounts available. Call 453-1734.

Family Gym Time

Breckenridge, September 11, 13

10 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Enjoy family playtime every Monday, Wednesday — Friday. Our inflatable jungle — gym mates will be set up so kids can have a warm indoor place to play — socialize. Open play, no instruction provided. Parent supervision required. $6/Drop-In. No class Oct 7, 9, 11, Dec 25, Jan 1. Call 453-1734.

Parent & Child Swim Drop-In

Breckenridge, September 11

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.


4-H Truck Raffle

Summit County, Every day

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, September 10, 12

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, September 12

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.

Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, September 11, 12

10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Silverthorne, from Hwy 9 take 3rd St west three blocks, turn left on Warren and store is on left just around the curve. Over 2,000 sq. ft. of quality items. Store proceeds used to care for animals (mostly horses) rescued and rehabilitated thru Swan Center Outreach, Inc., a Summit County nonprofit organization. Call 389-3269 or 389-4821.

SCCC Food Pantry

Frisco, September 11

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.

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

Frisco, September 12

7:30 p.m. – 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, September 12

noon – 1 p.m., Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place, Frisco. 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 970-668-2944.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, September 11

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

GOP Women of the Summit Monthly Meeting

Summit County, September 11

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Please call 970-453-2961 for information. A social environment where political issues are discussed and fundraising efforts are developed. It’s a fun gathering of like-minded women. Call 453-2961.

Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, September 12

7 p.m. – 8 p.m., St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 100 S. French St., Breckenridge. Call 970-485-1603.

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