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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

The iconic film 'Jaws' won the People’s Choice: Thrills poll for May and will be shown at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge on Wednesday, May 22. The movie just edged out 'The Shining,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' and '2001: A Space Odyssey.' All films in the Backstage Theatre's Classic Film Series start at 7 p.m. Concessions are available for all film screenings and include snacks, beer, wine and mixed drinks, which can be taken into the theater with you. For more information about the film series or to purchase tickets, visit or call the box office at (970) 453-0199.
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ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler, a Dark Comedy

Dillon, May 20-25

6:30 p.m., The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 176 Lake Dillon Drive. Deserted in childhood Treat and Phillip live together in a dilapidated row house in North Philadelphia. But the brothers’ complacent lifestyle is interrupted when a Chicago gangster unexpectedly arrives on the scene. Contains Mature Content. Tues., Wed., Thurs. ($29 adults, $22 students), Fri., Sat., Sun. ($32 adults, $22 students), Sun. ma.

Aldo Leopold and his Land Ethic

Silverthorne, May 20

7 p.m., Silverthorne Library, 651 Center Circle. In Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, Professor of Wildlife Conservation at Colorado State University, Richard Knight, will speak about Aldo Leopold, the father of Wilderness. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Eagles Nest Wilderness and the U.S. Forest Service, Dillon Ranger District. For more information on this event and other 50th anniversary events, visit

Free Glassblowing Demonstration

Frisco, May 20 & 22

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.

Little Learners: Jobs

Breckenridge, May 20

9 a.m. to Noon, Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. What Little Learner doesn’t pretend to be a grown up? Explore all the different careers your little one could have one day. Ages: 3-5. (970) 453-1734.

Parent-Child Drop-In Swim Lessons

Breckenridge, May 20

10:45 a.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Great experiences and fun activities teach infants and toddlers a variety of basic skills. Parents also learn valuable water safety. No registration required. A $6 drop-in fee is due upon arrival. (970) 453-1734.

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