Summit Giving: Saturday barbecue supports Team Breckenridge Sports Club |

Summit Giving: Saturday barbecue supports Team Breckenridge Sports Club

Art show to benefit Advocates for Victims of Assault

Cody Wayne is bringing his version of live music, live art and lingerie to Taddeo’s in Breckenridge. It is a benefit for the Advocates for Victims of Assault. There will be 10 local models who will rotate their poses onstage while five artists create multiple images. As the art is completed, an auction will take place, with a percentage of the proceeds going to the Advocates for Victims of Assault. The five local artists are Yana Chikiris (medium: acrylic), Tai (medium: oil), Alyssa Serpentini (medium: relief), Chago Garcia (medium: watercolor) and Nic Maghee (medium: organic sculpture). The bands Mountain Milk, Split Window, El Paso Lasso, Jenny Maier and Cody Wayne Live will play music. The event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 8 p.m. to midnight at Taddeo’s in Breckenridge. Tickets are $25 at the door. The event is black tie and includes a full cash bar and appetizers.

If you have questions please contact Cody Wayne at

Success for Senior Rummage Sale

The Summit County Seniors concluded their annual three-day rummage sale last month, netting over $40,000. All proceeds have been distributed to county nonprofit organizations through a grant request process. The fundraiser is entirely managed by volunteers. More than 215 volunteers helped, with a total of 3,216 volunteer hours. In addition, over 20 local businesses donated auction items, food, goods, etc.

Calling all retired educators

All retired educators are invited to a social hosted by the Education Foundation of the Summit and Keystone Science School on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., at the Keystone Science School. It will be an opportunity to join other retired educators (preK-12 and college) to socialize and learn more about the volunteering opportunities to support education in Summit County and have a tour of the night sky. Dessert and beverages will be included. For more information please contact Bonnie Ward at

Pumpkin Patch and Harvest Festival

Guidestone’s eighth annual Pumpkin Patch and Harvest Festival is a weekend celebration of community and the harvest season at the beautiful Hutchinson Ranch in Salida on Oct. 10-12. Friday features a local foods harvest dinner event with live music, a live auction and moonlit wagon rides to the twinkle-lit pumpkin patch. General admission to the festival is Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include horse-drawn wagon rides to a pumpkin patch, a straw-bale maze, cider press, children’s activities, food, live music and more. Pumpkin Patch is the primary fundraiser for Guidestone’s award-winning education programs. More information and advance tickets are available at

International duo Four Shillings Short to perform

The 2014-15 Summit Music and Arts Concert Series welcomes the international duo Four Shillings Short, performing a concert of Celtic, renaissance, folk and world music on a fantastic array of world instruments (over 30). Four Shillings Short recently visited Summit Middle School and performed, discussed and demonstrated various instruments and answered questions from the children. Children under 17 are free. Sunday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. at Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church, 56 Highway 6 in Dillon. Purchase tickets online at Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. For information call (970) 485-2916.

Team Breckenridge Sports Club BBQ

Beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Carter Park, prospective TBK families can join athletes, families, coaches and Board members for a barbecue. It is a great opportunity to learn more about TBK and ask any questions about the team.

Optimist Club ski pass raffle supports activities for youth

The Summit-Lake Dillon Optimist Club is now conducting its annual ski pass raffle. A $2 ticket (or six tickets for $10) buys a chance to win a season pass to Copper Mountain, Loveland, A-Basin or the Vail Epic Pass. Your local Optimist Club supports a wide variety of activities for the youth of Summit County, including basketball, volleyball, oratorical and essay contests, and chess tournaments. The proceeds from the ski pass raffle are used to provide scholarships to graduating seniors at Summit High School. The drawing is Oct. 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Summit Community Center and you do not need to be present to win. Tickets are available at any Alpine Bank or First Bank location, or Dillon Ridge Liquor.

Join CASA and receive volunteer training

CASA of the Continental Divide’s trained volunteers serve children in the 5th Judicial District of Colorado (Clear Creek, Eagle, Lake, and Summit counties) and commit to finding them safe and permanent homes as soon as possible. To learn more about becoming a CASA in your county, call (970) 513-9390 or go to

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