Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-16-13 |

Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-16-13

The Warrior Dash is making its Colorado stop at Copper Mountain again this summer on Saturday. With obstacles named Muddy Mayhem, Giant Cliffhanger and Vicious Valley, athletes are put to the ultimate physical and mental test as they run their way through this unique 5-kilometer course. Visit for more details.
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Arts & Entertainment

Breck Bike Week

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

8 a.m., Throughout Breckenridge. Get introduced to the bike paths, trails and roads that make up Breckenridge’s backcountry bike playground. Bike week is dedicated to bike lovers of all ages. 877-864-0868.

The 39 Steps

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

7:30-9:30 p.m., The Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St. Hitchcock meets Monty Python in this rollicking comedy mysery involving seductive spies, thrilling chases, and serious flirtation. 453-0199.

The World Goes ‘Round

Dillon, August 16, 17

6:30 p.m. on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 176 Lake Dillon Drive. An eclectic collection of love songs, torch songs, and witty comic numbers from two of the musical composers of such great shows as Chicago, Cabaret, and more. 513-9386.

Plein Air Art Festival

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

10 a.m., Carter Park Pavilion, 400 High Street. 4 day event benefiting the Continental Divide Land Trust. Take part in wildflower hikes, historical walk — talks, photo classes, nature — art workshops and an art show featuring the works of 15 acclaimed plein air artists, dinner and cocktails. 453-3875.

A Cabaret

Dillon, August 16

10 p.m., The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 176 Lake Dillon Drive. This after-hours cabaret series showcases our company members as they perform their favorite tunes and try out new songs. Be a part of the intimacy and fun at these special cabaret concerts following selected summer performances. $5 at the door. 513-9386.

Adriano’s Open Mic Nights

Dillon, August 16, 17

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. 368-0508.

Art Around Town

Breckenridge, August 16

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. 453-3364.

Art at JK Studio

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln West Mall, 100 S. Main Street, 2nd Floor. 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, etc. More info at 717-855-0561.

C.C.B- Great Classic Rock

Breckenridge, August 16

9:30 p.m., The MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main St. Featuring Brett from the Universally Famous Rocket Surgeons on stand up bass. 453-2572.

Farmers Market

Dillon, August 16

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. 468-2403.

New Family Dog

Keystone, August 16

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon. Family rock act.

Rotating DJ Series

Frisco, August 16

10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Come on up and check out our awesome line up of DJ’s. No Cover. 668-5442.


BMF Swinging At The Summit: Latin Rhythms

Breckenridge, August 16

7:30-9:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center 150 West Adams Ave. The Festival Big Band Orchestra swings the Riverwalk with our Carnival in the mountains. Vocals by Christine Robertson. 547-3100.

Free funk Friday with Funky Johson

Breckenridge, August 16

9 p.m., three20south, 320 S Main St. Funky Johnson plays everything from James Brown to Soul Coughing with their own funky twist. No cover. 368-3204.

Friday Night Concert Series / Back in the Day

Dillon, August 16

7-9:30 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre. Back in the Day is a mulit-talented Old School Motown Band in Denver Colorado. The music is sure to take you back in the day and bring back old memories while creating new ones. 468-2403.

Live Music w/ Todd Johnson

Silverthorne, August 16

6-10 p.m., Murphy’s Irish Pub, 501 Blue River Parkway. Enjoy an evening of Blues and Acoustic favorites. 468-2457.


Washington Gold/Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

11 a.m. and 1:30 p.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. 453-9767, x2.

Adult Drop-In Tennis Clinic Extreme

Breckenridge, August 16

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. 453-1734.

Ladies Tennis Clinics

Silverthorne. August 16

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. 262-7370.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 16

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. 453-1734.

Adult Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August 16, 17

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. 496-4220


Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, August 16

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. 453-9767, x2.

Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 301 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge. Learn about placer mines from the 1860’s, explore a miner’s cabin and pan for gold. Reservations not required. Call for pricing. 453-9767, x2.

Haunted Tour of Breckenridge

Breckenridge, August 16, 17

7:30-9 p.m., 203 South Main Street, Breckenridge. 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. 453-9767, x2.


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. 800-356-3972.


Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, August 16, 17

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 used in programs for a Summit County nonprofit organization. 389-3269 or 389-4821.

Al-Anon Noon Meeting

Frisco, August 16

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 16

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

Car Wash

Frisco, August 16

3:30-6:30 p.m., Frisco Bay Marina. Please come support the Summit French Club and have your vehicle washed. The kids are raising funds for their trip to France next Summer. 390-6495.

Summit Seniors Rummage Sale & Silent Auction

Frisco, August 16, 17, 18

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 10 a.m. to noon on the 18th, Summit County Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Annual gigantic sale. Household goods, sporting goods, clothing, toys, tools, antiques, books, boutique, artwork. Too much to adequately describe. Silent auction. Call 668-2940.


Coffee Talk

Breckenridge, August 16

8-9 a.m., Amazing Grace, 213 E Lincoln Ave. Join Town Manager Tim Gagen and Mayor John Warner for an informal opportunity to speak one-on-one and discuss town issues, offer input on the happenings in our community and a chance to clarify information. Call 547-3166.

Women’s 12 Step Meeting

Breckenridge, August 17

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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