Summit County events calendar: 9-5-13 |

Summit County events calendar: 9-5-13

People took advantage of Those Austrian Guys playing the 'Chicken Dance' song on the Blue River Plaza during a recent Breckenridge Oktoberfest. Those Austrian Guys will play Oktoberfest celebrations in Keystone on Saturday, Sept. 7, and Breckenridge starting Friday, Sept. 13. For more information, visit or
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The Owl and the Pussycat

Dillon, September 5

6:30-8:30 p.m., Lake Dillon Theatre. 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 513-1151.

Free Glassblowing Demonstrations

Frisco, September 5

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.

High 5

Keystone, September 5

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

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, September 5

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 Night With Arnie Green

Dillon, September 5

9:30 p.m., Dillon Dam Brewery, 100 Little Dam St. A fun night with talented local musicians. Hosted by rock blues guitarist Arnie J Green. And it’s “Girls Night Out” with free half-pints for ladies from 9-11 p.m. and $2.75 pints, $3 Jager and Stoli Flavors. Call 262-7777.

Open Mic at the Moose Jaw

Frisco, September 5

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

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, September 5

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. 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.


Adult Olympic Lifting Seminar

Breckenridge, September 5

1-2 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Join Chris Hughes for a 4-week progressive Olympic lifiting seminar. You will cover proper, safe techniques for the major lifts, plus learn how to modify these exercises for specific needs and to incorporate them into your regular strength program. Ages 16+. Thursdays Sept 5-26. $80. 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 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.


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.

Advaned Climbing Team

Breckenridge, September 5

3:30-6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. The heart of our climbing development program. Members will focus on a combination of climbing strength and technique development under our experienced and dedicated coaching staff. Ages 8-17. Mondays — Thursdays, Sept 5-30. $160 Call 453-1734.

Afterschool Advanced Tumbling

Breckenridge, September 5

4:30-5:15 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Is your child looking for more of a challenge out of their tumbling class?This class will teach participants to put together the round-off with the back-handspring. Once this is mastered the possibilities are endless for them to advance their tumbling skills. Ages 5-12. Thursdays, Sept 5-Oct 3. $45 Call 453-1734.

Afterschool Skateboarding

Breckenridge, September 5

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.

Junior Tennis Lessons

Breckenridge, September 5

4:30-5:30 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. These tennis sessions are filled with fun drills and games with the tennis professionals guiding the kids to develop strong fundamentals. All abilities welcome. Ages 7-12. Thursdays, Sept 5-26. $45 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.


Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, September 5

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

Father Dyer Food Pantry

Breckenridge, September 5

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, September 5

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.

Thursday Lunch

Frisco, September 5

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

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