Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-24-13 | SummitDaily.com

Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-24-13

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HISTORY

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 displays, 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.

MEETINGS

AA Meeting

Breckenridge, August 27

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

Tuesday Night AA Meeting

Frisco, August 27

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

A&E

Arts Alive

Breckenridge, Every day

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, Every day

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.

Recreation

Stephen C.West Ice Arena Daily Schedule

Breckenridge, August 26

9 a.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. The Public is welcome for the following sessions. Visit the SCW website for rates and details. Putt and Play Junction 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Public Skate 9-11 a.m. Stick and Puck 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public Skate 1:15-3 p.m. Youth Drop-in Hockey 3:15-4:45 p.m. Freestyle 5-6 p.m. Call 547-9974.

Adult Drop-In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August 26

1-2:30 p.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.

French Gulch Dredge Hike

Breckenridge, August 26

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Meets at trail-head. Hike through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe, the location of dozens of early mining operations. Along the way are scenic views and former mine sites. Weather permitting, call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767, x2.

Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 26

10:30 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge. Held Mondays and Wednesdays from June 3 to August 28, Intermediate Tennis Drop-In Clinics are offered for adults looking for a great way to improve their tennis game and get a fun workout. Just $20 per drop-in. Call 453-1734.

Senior Doubles Tennis Club

Breckenridge, August 26

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge. New this summer, the seniors will have the outdoor clay courts reserved from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mon, Wed and Fri, June 17-September 6 for the Seniors Doubles Tennis Club. 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.

Advanced Tennis Drop-In Clinic

Breckenridge, August 27

10:30 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge. 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 27

11 a.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road, Breckenridge. 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.

Summit County Pickleball Club Tournament

Dillon, August 28

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dillon Town Park tennis courts on La Bonte St. Come out and watch local players enjoying the fastest-growing participant sport in the U.S. Chat with our members and learn how to join in on the fun. Call 843-422-2954.

Summit Trail Running Series Race #6

Breckenridge, August 28

5:45-8:45 p.m., Flumes/Tom’s Baby. Join us for the 12th year of the Summit Trail Running Series. The Series consists of 6 trail running races in and around the Breckenridge area. Each race features a short and long course, and all races are open to runners of all abilities and ages 10 and older. Call 453-1734.

Washington Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 28

11 a.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road, Breckenridge. 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.

KID STUFF

Breck Summer Day Camp

Breckenridge, Every day

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.

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.

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.

CHARITY

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.


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