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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

On Saturday, Jan. 25, Broken Compass Brewing Co. will host a tasting party starting at 2 p.m. at the brewery, located at 68 Continental Court, Unit B-12, in Breckenridge. The party will feature food from 5-Star Catering, and DJ Cyn will spin starting at 7 p.m. “The purpose of the tasting is to share our beers with the community and get feedback on what people like,” said David Axelrod, co-founder of the brewery, adding that the site is still in progress and in a raw, industrial phase. “We'd like to thank the community for supporting us, and it’s been helpful to gauge future production levels for when we start brewing on our big system. We are also celebrating one of the founder’s (Jo Ford) 40th birthday.” Broken Compass beers available will include IPA, Coconut Porter, Chili Pepper Pale Ale, Chocolate Coffee Stout, Wit, Helles and Imperial Red. For more information, visit
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International Snow Sculpture Champs

Breckenridge, Jan. 25

All Day, Breckenridge Ski Resort, 1599 Saw Mill Run Rd., Breckenridge. Watch as teams from around the world each work to turn 20 tons of snow into incredible works of art within just a few days. You’ll learn about the process of snow sculpting, how the teams came to be, where their design inspiration comes from and more. As a spectator you’ll also get a chance to vote for the People’s Choice winner. The Riverwalk Center is also home to the Ice Village, where each ice carving is sculpted into a glowing statue to represent many of the supporters of the Snow Sculpture Championships. The competition sculptures will be exhibited in the Tiger Dredge parking lot adjacent to the Riverwalk Center, (970) 453-5000.

U14 Super G Race

Breckenridge, Jan. 25 & 26

All Day, Breckenridge Ski Resort, 1599 Saw Mill Run Rd., Breckenridge. Get ready for a weekend full of excitement as your cheer one the racers in the U14 super G race. (970) 453-5000.

An Elegant Evening with Jennifer DeDominici

Breckenridge, Jan. 25

6 p.m., Blue River Fine Art Gallery, 411 S. Main St., Breckenridge. The National Repertory Orchestra presents ‘An Elegant Evening’ with Mezzo-Soprano Jennifer DeDominici. Jennifer will be performing a mix of musical styles including music of Hollywood, Broadway and classical pieces including some of your favorites from The Sound of Music, Les Mis rables and much more. Please join us for an intimate evening of music, art, mingling, hors d’oeuvres, wine and dessert. $50 in advance $60 at the door.

Swift Skedaddle Snowshoe Adventure

Silverthorne, Jan. 25

10:30 a.m., Silverthorne Recreation Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne. Register now and start training for one of the most scenic and challenging snowshoe races in CO! Race can fill quickly so register early! All registrants receive event shirt, lunch, raffle and race. Shirt sizes & style only guaranteed for early bird registrations. Check in: 8:30-9:45 a.m. Race start: 10:30 a.m. Proceeds to Youth Scholarship Fund. (970) 262-7370.

Canvas and Cocktails

Keystone, Jan. 25

6:30 p.m., Warren Station, Keystone. Canvas and Cocktails from Cherry Creek visits Warren Station! Come and learn the basics of acrylic painting and enjoy a glass of wine in this upbeat and casual class. Not artistic? No worries. You don’t have to be a “Van Gogh” to make a fabulous masterpiece for your wall. The instructors are an inspirational blast and will lead you step by step as you make a creation that is uniquely yours. And, there are plenty of cocktails to stir up your imagination. With a few guided strokes and some liquid encouragement, you will be amazed at the artwork you made. Canvas, paint and supplies included in the entry. No experience necessary. Bottled wine and $5 cocktail specials are also in the mix.

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