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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

The Shakin’ at the Basin May Concert Series continues Saturday, May 10, with The Congress. Evoking emotions that you thought had long passed — the feeling of your first powder run or the way you feel listening to a worn vinyl as it warmly crackles against the sound of a summer night — The Congress is naturally compared to many names and styles of years gone by. But drawing such comparisons is, in many respects, a misguided endeavor. The Congress are a natural evolution of more than 60 years of purely American music. With a spirit rooted just south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and now calling Denver their home, they’ve got enough soul and grit and have spent enough time in the woodshed and on the road to call them pretty much whatever you want. The free, family-friendly concert runs from 1 to 4 p.m. in the base area. Visit for more information.
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Arts Alive

Breckenridge, every day

11 a.m., 501 S. Main St., La Cima Mall. Arts Alive Gallery is excited to highlight a new member as Artist of the Month. Katie Sherman is a fiber artist who will be exhibiting her works in the gallery for the month of May. The opening reception is the 2nd Saturday, May 10, from 4-8 p.m. The gallery continues it’s ‘Spring into Spring’ show with works from gallery artists.

Free Glassblowing Demonstration

Frisco, May 6 & 8

2 p.m., Gatherhouse Glassblowing Studio & Gallery, 110 Second Ave. Watch the glassblowers transform 2000-degree molten glass into pieces of art. Fascinating for all ages. Classes available.

Free Community Dinner

Silverthorne, May 6

5 p.m., Summit Elks Lodge. Free Community Dinner served to all every Tuesday. The Elks Lodge is 3 blocks north of Target on Highway 9.

Adult Lunch Shot Drop-In Hockey

Breckenridge, May 6

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road. This adult (age 18 and older) drop-in hockey session allows you to order lunch from Downstairs at Eric’s and/ or Empire Burger, play hockey, and have lunch and a drink waiting for you after the session. The minimum equipment requirement is a helmet and stick, which are available for rent, if needed. Full equipment is highly recommended. Fee: $9 per session ($14 including lunch).

Parent-Child Drop-In Swim Lessons

Breckenridge, May 6

10:45 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Instructors follow a plan to introduce new swimming and water safety skills that are developmentally appropriate for infants and young children. Great experiences and fun activities teach infants and toddlers a variety of basic skills. Parents also learn valuable water safety information to make your family safer in and around the water. No registration required. A $6 drop-in fee is due upon arrival. (970) 453-1734.

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