Summit County events calendar for Aug. 22, 2013 |

Summit County events calendar for Aug. 22, 2013

Jam to the music of saxophonist Michael Lington on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. as part of the Genuine Jazz & Wine festival at Copper Mountain. For his seventh CD, Lington returns to the basics for an organic, soul-jazz project that recalls the glory days of muscular contemporary jazz unburdened by pop constraints.
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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, 24

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, 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.

Adriano’s Open Mic Nights

Dillon, August 23, 24

6:30 p.m., Adriano’s Bistro and Pizza, 240 Lake Dillon Dr. Local musicians or singers are invited to sit in with the House Band of the night beginning at 7:30 p.m. We are always looking for new local talent. Call 368-0508

Art & Design Show

Silverthorne, August 23

4-6 p.m., Home Essentials Design Center, 1281 Blue River Pkwy, (next to Sears). “Art Solutions for your Home.” Oil painting demonstrations, framing — design presentation, discussion about artistic finishes including painted — sculptural wall murals. Call 470-2370.

Art Around Town

Breckenridge, August 23

10:30-11:30 a.m., Meet at Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave. Take a walk around Breckenridge with the Breckenridge Public Art Commission and learn about the growing Breckenridge Arts District, Sculpture on the Blue and the Public Art Collection. Call 453-3364.

Art at JK Studio

Breckenridge, August 23, 24

10 a.m., Lincoln West Mall, 100 S. Main Street, 2nd Floor, Breckenridge. 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.

Farmers Market

Dillon, August 23

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Downtown Dillon. Enjoy homemade, handcrafted and freshly grown products at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. Live entertainment from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 468-2403.


Keystone, August 23

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon. Disco dance beat from one of Colorado’s premier bands.

Rotating DJ Series

Frisco, August 23

10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Check out our awesome line up of DJ’s. Fun and the dance floor is hoppin. No cover. Call 668-5442.

Stoney Live

Breckenridge, August 23

9:30 p.m., The MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main St. Great dance music – Men At Work, Neil Diamond, The Romantics, Johnny Cash. Call 453-2572.

Booty Shakin Saturdays

Frisco, August 24

10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nitghtclub & Pizzeria. Frisco’s best and longest running Saturday night dance party. DJ Crisp spins all your favoritre hip-hop and more. No cover. $2 drinks 10-12. Call 668-5442.

Breckenridge Gallery Art Opening

Breckenridge, August 24

2-5:30 p.m., 124 S. Main St. Opening for George Bodine featuring original oil paintings of Italy and France. Meet the artist. Call 453-2592.

Carriage House 2nd Annual

Breckenridge, August 24

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Carter Park, 300 S High St. Join us for our 2nd Annual (or walk)! There will be fun for the kiddos, including a Strider Race, Face Painting — more. Food — beer for sale. Help support the Carriage House – Doing what’s best for kids for over 30 years. Register online at or at the Carriage House. Call 453.6423.

Paa Kow’s By All Means Band

Keystone, August 24

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon. Fantastic 7 peice band with a Carribean dance beat from Boulder.

Sunset at the Summit Concert Series: Jersey Men

Dillon, August 24

7 p.m., Lake Dillon Amphitheater, Lodgepole St. and Lake Dillon Drive. With the recent success of the his musical “Jersey Boys,” this Los-Angeles-based tribute act pays homage to the 60’s supergroup The Four Seasons. Sponsored by Blue Sky the Color of Imagination LLC. Call 513-9386.


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.

Free Show with Genetics

Breckenridge, August 23

9 p.m., three20south, 320 S Main St. One set of originals, one set an Oysterhead Tribute, fun tunes all night. No cover. Call 368-3204.

Live Music at the Cala

Dillon, August 23

9 p.m. to midnight, The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd. Music by Andrew Wynn. Call 468-1899.

Free Show with Leadville Cherokee

Breckenridge, August 24

9 p.m., three20south, 320 S Main St. Leadville Cherokee is an alternative rock band from Leadville. Their style incorporates a variety of important musical genres and tones that range from, but are not limited to, rock, reggae, bluegrass, jam, folk, funk, hip-hop, alternative, and blues

River Run Rocks Concert Series

Keystone, August 24

1-6 p.m., Keystone’s River Run Village. Presented by Bud Light. This free concert hosted by Buckner Funken Jazz, Jakarta, and headlining The Nacho Men. Call 317-8476187.


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 and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 22, 23, 24

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.

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.

Adult Drop-In Tennis Clinic Extreme

Breckenridge, August 23

1:30-3 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Our Friday Drop-In Tennis Clinic is a great workout with fast-paced drills geared toward the advanced, accomplished player. It is suggested that participants have a NTRP rating 4.0 or higher. Each drop-in clinic is only $20. Call 453-1734.

Ladies Tennis Clinics

Silverthorne, August 23

10-11:30 a.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 Fridays. Call 262-7370.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 23

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.

Adult Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August 23, 24

10-11:30 a.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.

Iowa Hill Gold Miner’s Hike

Breckenridge, August 24

10 a.m. to noon, Meets at trail-head. Enjoy an easy guided hike through the historic Iowa Hill mine site, which takes you past mining artifacts, interpretive signs, and up to a restored miners’ boardinghouse. Weather permitting, call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767, x2.

Saturday Mixed Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 24

9-11 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. The Saturday Mixed Doubles Tennis Club is a great way to enjoy some competitive doubles play with local players and guests. Join for the whole summer for just $30 or drop-in for only $9 per session. 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.

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.

Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, August 23, 24

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 23, 24

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.

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, August 23

5:30-7 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery (at the intersection of Valley Brook Rd. and Airport Rd.). Hear the tales of Breckenridge’s past from beyond the grave. The historic Victorian cemetery dates back to 1882 and reflects the area’s rich mining history. Weather permitting; Reservations required. 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, 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.

Preschool Pajama Party- Pro Cycling Challenge

Breckenridge, August 23

6-8 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Drop your child off for a night of Pro Cycling Challenge-themed games, crafts and more. Pizza will be provided for the participants. Wearing pajamas is encouraged. Ages 3-6. $22/Child. Call 453-1734.

Parents Night Out

Breckenridge, August 24

5-7:45 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Drop the kids off for a night of climbing, gym games, swimming, and all sorts of other fun activities. We will even have dinner prepared. Please bring a swimsuit and towel. Sign up today. Ages 5-12. $25/Child 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.

Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, August 22, 23, 24

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.

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

Al-Anon Noon Meeting

Frisco, August 23

Noon, Summit County Church of Christ, 7th Ave at the Rec Path. Please use back door. Confidential support for families and friends of alcoholics.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, August 23

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

Walk With A Doc

Frisco, August 24

9-10 a.m., Meet at 360 Peak One Dr. Medical Office Bldg, next to Summit Medical Ctr. Walk on Recpath. Join Dr. Arthur Lawrance of High Country Healthcare for a free walk and talk on Keeping Your Back Healthy and Pain Free. All are welcome, simply show up.


Women’s 12 Step Meeting

Breckenridge, August 24

9-10 a.m., Saint John’s Church. Corner of French & Lincoln, please use back entrance. Women’s 12 Step Meeting, open to all women in recovery. Call 485-0151

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