Summit County events calendar: 9-30-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 9-30-13

The first snow in Summit County last week brought more than an inch of the white stuff to parts of Breckenridge. Opening Day at Breckenridge Ski Resort is planned for Nov. 8. Visit for more information.
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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.

Country/Swing Dance Email List

Summit County, every day

6 p.m., Summit County. If you would like to be included in Silverthorne and Dillon’s Country Dance email list please send an email to: and we will add you to our list. Dances are held in Dillon and Silverthorne throughout the year. Don’t miss out on the fun. Sign up for notifications today. Call 970-262-3403.

Monday Night Football BINGO!

Dillon, September 30

6 p.m., BuckMoor’s Sports Lounge @ 119 E Labonte Dr in Downtown Dillon. Come down to Summit County’s greatest Sports Tavern for Monday Night Football on 8 Huge Flat Screens. Also, win tons of free prizes by playing Football Bingo hosted by Diego and Jordan!! Call 513-290-3166.

Monday Open Mic & Local’s Jam Nite

Breckenridge, September 30

8:30 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Hosted by a very friendly Moose. Great quality and variety of music so come on down to listen or play. Call 453-2572.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Dillon, September, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays

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.

$2 Trivia Tuesdays

Breckenridge, October 1

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

Free Texas Hold’em Tournament

Frisco, October 1

7 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria, Frisco. 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 970-668-5442.

Open Session Night at the Cala

Summit Cove, October 1

9 p.m. – midnight, The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd, Dillon. 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, October 1

7:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Adriano’s Bistro and Pizza, 240 Lake Dillon Dr., Dillon. 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.

Ladies Night

Frisco, Oct. 2

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.


Silverthorne, Oct. 2

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.

Drinkin with Lincoln

Frisco, Oct. 3

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St in Frisco. From 9-11, it’s $5 all you can drink for anyone over 21. Listen to your favorite tunes and dance the night away. Call 970-708-7042.

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, October 3

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.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, October 3

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, October 3

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


Breckenridge Recreation Center Daily Activities

Breckenridge, every day

1 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424. Beginner Fencing – NEW! 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Call 970-453-1734.

Stephen C. West Ice Arena Daily Activities

Breckenridge, every day

6 a.m., Breckenridge. Visit the SCW website for rates and details. Public Skate – 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Lunch Shot Drop-In Hockey (Ages 18+) – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Public Skate – 1:15 p.m.-3 p.m. Stick — Puck Hockey – 3:15 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Skate – 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – please call ahead to confirm. Call 970-547-9974.

Afterschool Lacrosse

Breckenridge, Mondays through 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, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays through 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, Monday & Wednesday through Friday

10 a.m. – 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.

Breck Skating School – Tuesday Sessions

Breckenridge, Tuesdays through Oct. 15

6 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. Learn to skate this fall! Sessions begin today! Breck Skating School Adult Basic 6:30-7 p.m.; Breck Skating SchoolBasic Tots @ 6-6:30 p.m.; Breck Skating School Intermediate Tots 6-6:30 p.m.; Breck Skating School Youth Basic 6-6:30 p.m.; Superskate 5:15-6 p.m. Sessions run Sept 17-Oct 15. Call 970-547-9974.

Breckenridge Skating School Youth & Adult Lessons

Breckenridge, Tuesdays through Oct. 18

6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Breckenridge. Tuesday evening Session 1 basic and intermediate lessons at Stephen C. West Ice Arena begin for pre-schoolers to adults. Half-hour lessons run Tuesdays through October 18. Visit the SCW website for rates and specific times. Call 970-547-9974.

SuperSkate Session 1

Breckenridge, Tuesdays through Oct. 15

5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m., Breckenridge. Has your child completed a Skating School class and is ready for the next step in the skating world? In our SuperSkate program, kids learn a choreographed skating routine to be performed in our public Winter Ice Show on Saturday, December 14. Program runs Tuesdays through October 15. Call 970-547-9974.


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.

Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road, Breckenridge. Take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s hard-rock mining ear. Walk underground for a first-hand mining experience and learn to pan for gold on site. Tours at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Call 453-9767 x2.

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. 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.


Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy

Dillon, September 30

6-8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, US Hwy 6 and 50 Evergreen Rd. 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, September 30

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.

Community Dinner

Silverthorne, Oct. 1

5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. A free community dinner is served to all those who wished to attend. Call 970-389-0015.

Por Tu Familia

Frisco, Oct. 1

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Miner’s Creek Room, 360 Peak One Dr. Main Office Building Frisco. La Clínica Comunitaria estará llevando a cabo un Taller de Educación para Diabéticos. Estos talleres se llevan a cabo los segundos martes de cada mes. Ofreceremos exámenes de glucosa completamente gratis. Es un evento abierto a toda la comunidad del condado de Summit y condados aledaños. Call 970-668-4040.

Tuesday Lunch

Frisco, Oct. 1

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

Tuesday Party Bridge

Frisco, Oct. 1

12:50 p.m. – 12:50 p.m., Community and Senior Center, Frisco. Party Bridge every Tuesday from 12:50-4:30 p.m. Relaxed atmosphere. Everyone welcome. Call 970-453-1206.

Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, Tuesdays & Thursdays

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, Tuesdays & Thursdays

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.

Thursday Lunch

Frisco, Oct. 3

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, various meetings

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

Al-Anon Meeting

Fairplay, September 30

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 6th St., Senior Center, Fairplay. Call 970-389-4444.

Tuesday Night Frisco AA Meeting

Frisco, Oct. 1

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

AA Meeting

Breckenridge, Oct. 1

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

Al-Anon Meeting

Dillon, Oct. 1

7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, Dillon. Hope and serenity for friends and family of alcoholics, everyone is welcome.

Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, Oct. 3

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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