Today’s top five things to do in Summit County |

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Canvas Painting Party

Breckenridge, April 12

7 p.m., Ready Paint Fire!, 323 N. Main St. Join local artist Nancy Branca for this beautiful Colorado sunrise painting. No experience needed -everything provided. Follow along step by step.


Copper Mountain, April 12 & 13

9:30 a.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. Get wet and get (nearly) naked with live music, Red Bull Slopesoakers and the world-famous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest, back by popular demand.


Silverthorne, April 12

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply, 1241 Blue River Parkway. Shop at Murdoch’s in Silverthorne and support Summit County 4-H kids with our BBQ lunch. 2014 Colorado 4-H F-150 Truck raffle tickets available too—$5 each or 5 for $20, (970) 668-4142.

Gingerbread and Gaslights

Leadville, April 12

11 a.m., this Leadville History Month event includes tours of some of Leadville’s iconic homes, including the McGinnis Cottage, the Guggenheim home, the Tabor home, the House with the Eye Museum and the Governor’s Mansion. The $30 ticket price includes a Cornish game hen dinner at the Golden Burro, which is celebrating its 75th year in Leadville. All proceeds go to the non-profit Magic City Productions. Reservations are required: (719) 486-0708.

52nd Annual Loveland Derby

Georgetown, April 12 & 13

All Day, Loveland Ski Area, Interstate 70. For more than 50 years Loveland Ski Area has been hosting America’s largest amateur race, The Loveland Derby. Racers from all across the country dress up and travel to Colorado for the last race of the season. Don’t miss out on costumes, BBQs and fast paced racing fun. For more information, visit

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