Summit County weekend events calendar: 9-8-13 |

Summit County weekend events calendar: 9-8-13

The view of Peak 1 from Victoria. The hiking route to the summit is along the ridge. Photographer Karin Prescott and author Jon Anton Vierling will give a free talk about their book, “Peak One," in the Mount Royal Room of the County Commons Building in Frisco at 4 p.m. today. 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.

Friends of the Forest

Art Show Frisco

Frisco, September 8

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Frisco Historic Park Chapel, Main Street. In conjunction with the Meet The Artists art fair, the historic Frisco Chapel will host Friends of the Forest — a show of forest inspired art by Summit County Arts Alive members. Call 668-2280.

Karaoke Night

Frisco, September 8

10 p.m. to 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. No cover. Call 668-5442.

Karin Prescott —

“Peak One” book

Frisco, September 8

4-5 p.m., Mount Royal Room, County Commons. Karin Prescott, photographer, and Jon Anton Vierling, author, will talk about their book, “Peak One.” Their views of Summit County’s Peak 1 are beautiful and describe the history and culture of Summit County’s history. Sponsored by the Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee. Call 668-3603.

Meet The Artists Art Fair Frisco

Frisco, September 8

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Frisco Historic Park, Main Street. Over 30 Colorado artist booths. Sunday free live music and Saturday, Art for the Forest auction to benefit the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District. Part of Frisco Fall Fest and Fall for the Arts. Call 668-2280.

Trivia at the Cala

Dillon, September 8

9-11 p.m., The Cala Inn, 40 Cove Blvd. 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 9

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.


Sunday Live Music Showcase Frisco

Frisco, September 8

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Frisco Historic Park Gazebo, Main Street. Part of the Meet The Artists art fair. Free live music from Amy Mathesius, Scale The Summit, Jaden Carlson, Mark Schlaefer — Beven Frost. Bring a picnic and enjoy music and the fair. Call 668-2280.


Beginner Adult

& Youth Fencing

Breckenridge, September 8

1-3 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Our adult/junior beginner drop-in class is structured for anyone ages 8 and older. This introductory class teaches participants the basics and fundamentals of fencing. Classes are held Fridays and Sundays. Call 547-4321.

Capture the Flag

Frisco, September 9

7 p.m., Frisco Peninsula. Young Life is kicking off the season with a huge game of Capture the Flag. This is open to all high school students. Wear dark clothing. Bring a friend. Free hot cocoa after the game.

Drop-In Tennis

Clinic — All Levels

Breckenridge, September 9

10:30 a.m. to noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. 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 453-1734.

French Gulch Dredge Boat Hike

Breckenridge, September 9

10 a.m. to noon, Meets at trail head. Call for directions. 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 reservations and pricing. Call 453-9767 x2.


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.

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.

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.

Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckeridge, September 8

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 465 Illinois Gulch Road. 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, September 8

11 a.m. to 3 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.

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, September 8

5:30-7 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery. 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.


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 children from 2 to 5 years old, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., so you can have some time to yourself. Call 389-7708.


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.


Community Dinner

Breckenridge, September 8

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

Water, Wind, Wildlife: Celebrate 50 years at Dillon Reservoir

Dillon, September 8

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dillon Amphitheater, West Lodgepole Street. Complimentary: Eyes Wide Open show, airshow, Ben Way “Buckles,” pontoon tours, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, cotton candy, ice cream, and kettle corn. Brought to you by Dillon Reservoir Recreation Area, Town of Frisco, Town of Dillon, Summit County, and Denver Water.

Al-Anon Meeting

Fairplay, September 9

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

Alcoholics Anonymous

Summit County, September 9

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

Mindfulness Meditation

and Buddhist Philosophy

Dillon, September 9

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 9

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.

Young Adults & High School Students Concussion & Head Injury Support Group

Breckenridge, September 9

7-8 p.m., The Church at Agape Outpost, 15404 Highway 9. St. Anthony Summit Medical Center and The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado are offering a concussion and head injury support group for young adults, high school students and their supporters, friends and family. This will be on the second Monday of every month, except in December 2012. Call 668-6978.

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