Summit County weekend events calendar: 9-22-13 |

Summit County weekend events calendar: 9-22-13

The Breckenridge Festival of Film concludes today, and one of the final films on the slate is H2indO, directed by Brent Deal. H2indO takes audiences on a journey through the famous large surf of Indonesia with seven of the world's top standup paddlers. A compelling, exciting look at the world's fastest growing sport and the ultimate boat trip through the remote Mentawal Islands, this film shows in a three-film block at 3 p.m. For more information, visit
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Arts Alive

Breckenridge, every day

11 a.m., 500 S. Main St. La Cima Mall. It’s time again to celebrate Colorado Colors. The gallery is showing works inspired by our fall colors. The artist of the month is watercolorist, Emily Wahl. Please come meet Emily and see her work on the 2nd Saturday, September 14th, 4-8 p.m. Call 453-0450.

Country/Swing Dance Email List

Summit County, every day

6 p.m., Summit County. If you would like to be included in Silverthorne and Dillon’s Country Dance email list please send an email to: and we will add you to our list. Dances are held in Dillon and Silverthorne throughout the year. Don’t miss out on the fun. Sign up for notifications today. Call 970-262-3403.

33rd Annual Festival of Film

Breckenridge, September 22

8 a.m., Throughout Breckenridge. For over a quarter century BFF has celebrated the art of filmmaking. Each spring a unique and varied array of independent films, premieres, receptions, educational programs and retrospectives honoring featured guests takes place high in the Colorado Rockies.

Soprano Julia Bronkhorst in Concert

Dillon, September 22

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church, 56 Hwy 6, Dillon, CO 80435. Summit Music and Arts welcomes internationally-recognized soprano Julia Bronkhorst performing a program of music by American, Dutch, and Yiddish composers with Andrew Campbell, piano; Katherine McLin, violin; Nancy Buck, viola; and Joshua Gardner, clarinet. Call 970-468-6809.

Karaoke Night

Frisco, September 22

10 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Come sing your heart out every Sunday night at Frisco’s only Karaoke night. Hosted by DJ Diviana. New songs added weekly! 10 p.m. no cover!! Call 970-668-5442.

Trivia at the Cala

Summit Cove, September 22

9 p.m. – 11 p.m., The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd, Dillon. Test your knowledge during our live pub trivia with Kathleen. Prizes for winners. Call 468-1899.

Monday Open Mic & Local’s Jam Nite

Breckenridge, September 23

8:30 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street. Hosted by a very friendly Moose. Great quality and variety of music so come on down to listen or play. Call 453-2572.

$2 Trivia Tuesdays

Breckenridge, September 24

9 p.m., MotherLoaded Tavern, 103 South Main Street, Breck. Live hosted Trivia with prizes inc a bottle of Boone’s Farm for best team name. Call 453-2572.

Free Texas Hold’em Tournament

Frisco, September 24

7 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria, Frisco. Like Poker? We offer Frisco’s only poker night with 2 no entry fee Texas Hold’em tournaments. Games are at 7 p.m. — 10 p.m. Play to win great prizes and enjoy great food and drink specials. Call 970-668-5442.

Open Session Night at the Cala

Summit Cove, September 24

9 p.m. – midnight, The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd, Dillon. Bring your instrument and play along with the other musicians or play solo, or just grab a pint and enjoy the music. Call 468-1899.

Tuesday Trivia Night

Dillon, September 24

7:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Adriano’s Bistro and Pizza, 240 Lake Dillon Dr., Dillon. Team up with your friends and join us for a fun night of Team Trivia. Food and drink specials with in house gift certificates too. Call 368-0508.

Ladies Night

Frisco, September 25

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Jonny-G’s Bar, Nightclub & Pizzeria. Frisco’s only and longest running Ladies Night goes down every Wednesday night. The dance floor is packed with DJ Crisp spinnin new — old school hip hop and more. No cover. Call 970-668-5442.


Silverthorne, September 25

6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m., 1321 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne. Fun for the whole family. Win cash prizes- $10 buy-in plus $1 progressive card. Support the local Elks Lodge charities and events. Featuring Jackpot Progressive Blackout game, and Double Action final. Under 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Call 970-468-2561.

Thursday Night Live Trivia

Frisco, September 26

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

Ladies Night

Frisco, September 26

9 p.m. – 2 a.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St., Frisco. $5 All you can drink for ladies from 10-12. It’s a Dance Party with DJ Rage – Pop, Hip-Hop, 80’s, 90’s, House, Funk, Disco, — your requests. Call 970-708-7042.

Murphy’s Poker Night

Silverthorne, September 26

7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Murphy’s Irish Pub, 501 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. 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 970-468-2457.

Open Mic at the Moose Jaw

Frisco, September 26

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


Breckenridge Recreation Center Daily Activities

Breckenridge, every day

8 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, Breckenridge. Breckenridge Mountain Camp No School Mini Camp 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tumbling Tots 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Family Gym Time 10 a.m. – noon Tennis Drop-In Clinic – Extreme Fridays 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Beginner Fencing – NEW! 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Call 970-453-1734.

Stephen C. West Ice Arena Daily Activities

Breckenridge, every day

6 a.m., Breckenridge. Visit the SCW website for rates and details. Public Skate – 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Lunch Shot Drop-In Hockey (Ages 18+) – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Public Skate – 1:15 p.m.-3 p.m. Stick — Puck Hockey – 3:15 p.m.-5 p.m. Public Skate – 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Schedule is subject to change – please call ahead to confirm. Call 970-547-9974.

Family Gym Time

Breckenridge, September 23, 25

10 a.m. – noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Enjoy family playtime every Monday, Wednesday — Friday. Our inflatable jungle — gym mates will be set up so kids can have a warm indoor place to play — socialize. Open play, no instruction provided. Parent supervision required. $6/Drop-In. No class Oct 7, 9, 11, Dec 25, Jan 1. Call 453-1734.

Drop-In Tennis Clinic – All Levels

Breckenridge, September 23

10:30 a.m. – noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge. No matter your skill level, our drop-in clinics will give you a workout with drills and point play coached by our tennis pros. Have a great time learning the game, meeting local players, refining skills and improving fitness levels without a long-term commitment. All levels are welcome. Ages 16+. Call 970-453-1734.

Breck Skating School – Tuesday Sessions

Breckenridge, September 24

6 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. Learn to skate this fall! Sessions begin today! Breck Skating School Adult Basic 6:30-7 p.m.; Breck Skating SchoolBasic Tots @ 6-6:30 p.m.; Breck Skating School Intermediate Tots 6-6:30 p.m.; Breck Skating School Youth Basic 6-6:30 p.m.; Superskate 5:15-6 p.m. Sessions run Sept 17-Oct 15. Call 970-547-9974.

Breckenridge Skating School Youth & Adult Lessons Begin

Breckenridge, September 24

6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Breckenridge. Tuesday evening Session 1 basic and intermediate lessons at Stephen C. West Ice Arena begin for pre-schoolers to adults. Half-hour lessons run Tuesdays through October 18. Visit the SCW website for rates and specific times. Call 970-547-9974.

SuperSkate Session 1

Breckenridge, September 24

5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m., Breckenridge. Has your child completed a Skating School class and is ready for the next step in the skating world? In our SuperSkate program, kids learn a choreographed skating routine to be performed in our public Winter Ice Show on Saturday, December 14. Program runs Tuesdays through October 15. Call 970-547-9974.


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.

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.

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.

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, September 22

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery, Breckenridge. 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; Call for pricing and reservations. Call 453-9767 x2.

Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road, Breckenridge. Take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s hard-rock mining ear. Walk underground for a first-hand mining experience and learn to pan for gold on site. Tours at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Call 453-9767 x2.

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge, Saturdays & Sundays

11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 189 Boreas Pass Road, Breckenridge. 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.


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.


Community Dinner

Breckenridge, September 22

6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Father Dyer Church Basement, 310 Wellington Rd, Breckenridge. Free community fellowship meal. Call 970-453-2250.

Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy

Dillon, September 23

6-8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, US Hwy 6 and 50 Evergreen Rd. Weekly classes on Mindfulness Meditation and its application in everyday life. All levels and drop-ins welcome. Area retreats, videos and downloads are also available. Classes are by donation. Call 389-3612.

Monday Night Senior Dinner

Frisco, September 23

6-7 p.m., Summit Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place. Weekly dinner at the Senior Center. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to 668-2944 by 9 a.m. the day of the dinner you wish to attend.

Community Dinner

Silverthorne, September 24

5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. A free community dinner is served to all those who wished to attend. Call 970-389-0015.

Por Tu Familia

Frisco, September 24

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Miner’s Creek Room, 360 Peak One Dr. Main Office Building Frisco. La Clínica Comunitaria estará llevando a cabo un Taller de Educación para Diabéticos. Estos talleres se llevan a cabo los segundos martes de cada mes. Ofreceremos exámenes de glucosa completamente gratis. Es un evento abierto a toda la comunidad del condado de Summit y condados aledaños. Call 970-668-4040.

Tuesday Lunch

Frisco, September 24

noon – 1 p.m., Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place, Frisco. Seniors age 55 — over are invited to attend lunch every Tuesday at the Senior Center. Cost is $3 to $5 (sliding scale based on income). RSVP by 9 a.m. to 970-668-2944.

Tuesday Party Bridge

Frisco, September 24

12:50 p.m. – 12:50 p.m., Community and Senior Center, Frisco. Party Bridge every Tuesday from 12:50-4:30 p.m. Relaxed atmosphere. Everyone welcome. Call 970-453-1206.

Thursday Lunch

Frisco, September 26

noon – 1 p.m., Community & Senior Center, 0083 Nancy’s Place, Frisco. 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 970-668-2944.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, various meetings

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

Al-Anon Meeting

Fairplay, September 22

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 6th St., Senior Center, Fairplay. Call 970-389-4444.

Tuesday Night Frisco AA Meeting

Frisco, September 24

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

AA Meeting

Breckenridge, September 24

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

Al-Anon Meeting

Dillon, September 24

7 p.m. – 8 p.m., Lord of the Mountains Church, Dillon. Hope and serenity for friends and family of alcoholics, everyone is welcome.

Al-Anon Meeting

Breckenridge, September 26

7 p.m. – 8 p.m., St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 100 S. French St., Breckenridge. Call 970-485-1603.

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