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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

The Snake River Saloon in Keystone welcomes The New Classics on Saturday, July 19. The New Classics Band is one of the top cover bands in Denver. This outstanding five-piece band plays your favorite ’80s rock hits, ’70s funk and soul and classic rock ’n’ roll dance songs that keep the energy high and get the party going. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
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Wild About Colorado

Breckenridge, July 19

9 a.m., Carter Park Pavilion. 16 artists painting en plein air. Guided hikes include birding tour with Hugh Kingery. Workshops by artists Ann Weaver and Kim Barrick and wildlife photographer Richard Seeley. Art Show on Friday, July 18 will feature artists’ plein air paintings and studio pieces for viewing and purchase, plus casual al fresco dining and live music on covered patio of Carter Park Pavilion. Proceeds benefit Continental Divide Land Trust. Varies by activity, about $10 to $50.

Courage Classic

Copper Mountain, July 19 & 20

All Day, Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. A renowned cycling event in Colorado, the 24th annual Courage Classic returns to Copper this summer for a three-day journey fueled by individual and team fundraising efforts that benefit The Children’s Hospital Colorado. The course begins and ends in Copper Mountian, where picturesque views will motivate riders’ 157-mile trek through Summit County.Free live music Rob Drabkin Friday night and Funky Johnson Saturday night.

Canvas Painting Party

Breckenridge, July 19

7 p.m., Ready Paint Fire!, 323 N. Main St. Colorado summertime. Join local artist Lori Weissman for this fun canvas painting party. Follow step-by-step, wine in hand and let your creative juices flow. A fun, social evening for all.

Ice Cream Social

Dillon, July 19

Noon, Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, 403 La Bonte St. Ice Cream Social with ice cream cones for five cents, guided tours of 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse and two log cabins, local history books for sale, vintage autos on display, video depicting building Dillon Dam and relocation of the town, and entertainment.

Free Classical Ensemble: Outlets at Silverthorne

Silverthorne, July 19

2 p.m., Outlets at Silverthorne, 246 V Rainbow Drive. National Repertory Orchestra musicians will present a free classical ensemble performance.

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