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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

Join the town of Dillon at La Riva Mall at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, for the annual Lighting of Dillon festivities, including story time, photos and fun. Santa Claus will be available for pictures, and Tripp Fay Photography will be on hand taking photos, which will be available online just in time for the holidays. While waiting for photos, grab a free hotdog from Pug Ryan’s, enjoy some Christmas Caroling provided by the Lord of the Mountains Sanctuary Choir or sit back and enjoy a classic Christmas storybook read by volunteers from the Lake Dillon Theatre Company. For more information, visit
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Dillon town lighting

Dillon, Dec. 5

5:30-7:30 p.m., La Riva Mall, Dillon. Children of all ages gather to enjoy a visit from Santa(photos to be taken by Tripp Fay Photography and will be available for sale online after the event), holiday music, complimentary food from Pug Ryans and the Lake Dillon Tavern capped off by the official “lighting” of the town. New to this year’s event will be a food drive as the town helps to fill up the local food banks for the holiday season so be sure to bring a non-perishable food item along with you.


Frisco, Dec. 5

9 p.m., The Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main Street, Frisco. Tallgrass is a bluegrass and rock trio with songwriting and melodies that can be compared to musicians from Jack Johnson to Hot Tuna. Since moving to Colorado from Iowa just 3 months ago, Tallgrass has taken the state by storm. Free show at 9 p.m. Call (970) 708-7042.

Live Music

Frisco, Dec. 5

9 p.m., The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern, 22954 U.S. Highway 6, Keystone. Musical act to be determined.

New Family Dog

Dillon, Dec. 5

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, 23074 hwy 6, Dillon. Hot dance Rock live on stage.

Hartford Disabled Sports Ski Spectacular

Breckenridge, Dec. 5-8

9 a.m., In its 25th year, the Hartford returns to Breckenridge on Sunday, Dec. 3, as the nation’s largest winter sports festival for people with physical disabilities. The weeklong event includes learn-to-ski and race programs, youth development camps and corporate race. The event is conducted by Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA) a provider of sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with permanent disabilities since 1967.

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