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Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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National Repertory Orchestra presents a Free Community Concert

Breckenridge, June 18

7:30 p.m., Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. Music Director Carl Topilow conducts the National Repertory Orchestra in this free community concert. The program features numerous NRO soloists and music by Peck, Tchaikovsky and Debussy.

Summit Trail Running Series Race #2

Breckenridge, June 18

6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Race #2 is Morning Thunder/BOEC with a 4K short course and 7K long course. Individual race registration: Age 19 & up $20 – Pre-registration $25 – Day-of registration. Age 18 & under $5 per race – Registration and parent/guardian signed waiver required. (970) 453-1734.

DOT Safety Seminar

Breckenridge, June 18

9 a.m., Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, 107 Denison Placer Rd. This is a free seminar for all companies and individuals involved with or using of commercial motor vehicles. Key issues facing Colorado Trucking will be discussed as well as FMCSA and DOT regulations. For further information please contact Tracy Sakaguchi at (303) 433-3375 ext 103 or Willie Hoevers at (970) 423-1084.

Gold Panning

Breckenridge, June 18 & 19

11 a.m., Lomax Placer Gulch, 301 Ski Hill Rd. Expert guides will take you back in time to Breckenridge’s early mining days. Step inside a miner’s cabin, see and feel original hydraulic mining equipment and learn to pan for gold. What you find is yours to keep. Reservations not required. $10/adult, $5/child.

Gold and Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, June 18 & 19

11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Washington Mine, 465 Illinois Gulch Road. In the mid-1880s, the Washington was one of the area’s largest mines. Today, you can take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s hard rock mining era with one of our expert guides. Walk underground for a first-hand mining experience and learn to pan for gold. Reservations required. $15/adult, $10/child.

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