Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-24-13 |

Summit County weekend events calendar: 8-24-13

New this year at Copper Mountain is Powdr Shot. This first-ever, nationwide, summer biathlon series tests competitors' skills in an air rifle target range combined with either trail running or mountain biking. The event starts with a trail run biathlon today and concludes tomorrow with the mountain bike biathlon. Visit for more information.
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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 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.

Adriano’s Open Mic Nights

Dillon, August 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 at JK Studio

Breckenridge, August 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.

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 ’60s supergroup The Four Seasons. Sponsored by Blue Sky the Color of Imagination LLC. Call 513-9386.


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.


Washington Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, August 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.

Adult Drop In Tennis Clinic

Keystone, August 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.

Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, August 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 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.


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.

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.


Horse Cents Thrift Store

Silverthorne, August 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.

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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