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March 8Twilight Evening Social Series, BreckenridgeRace four of the Twilight Evening Social Series in Summit County. Freestyle and classic races, distances TBA. Individual and team competitions. 5:30 p.m. at the Gold Run Nordic Center, (970) 547-7889.March 9-11Sylvia, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.March 10Pink Floyd Tribute, Silverthorne PavilionIts been almost 30 years since the epic Dark Side of the Moon release forever changed the landscape of modern music. Now witness a stunning tribute to the music of Pink Floyd! Doors and bar open at 8 p.m. March 10-12Urinetown, the musical, Lake Dillon Theatre7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 513-9386.March 11En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer, FriscoSnowshoe walk at the Frisco Nordic Center.Tele Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This three-hour, thigh-burning clinic is offered throughout the season for all levels and abilities. Instructors will guide each participant through the latest techniques in the legendary art of free heel skiing. $45 with pre-registration and $50 the day of the clinic.Gold Run High Alpine Triathlon, Breckenridge10 a.m. mass start at the Gold Run Nordic CenterThis exciting multi-sport activity includes a bike ride on snow, a snowshoe run and a ski race.March 12Sunday Kids Play Day, Silverthorne PavilionLet the kids create the perfect valentine or participate in fun crafts, games and entertainment. The series includes bounce houses and live entertainment on stage. Parents and kids under one will be admitted free! $5 for other children.March 15En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.March 16Childrens Story Hour, Breckenridge5:45 p.m. at the Barney Ford House Museum, 111 E. Washington. Pizza and beverages included. Call (970) 453-9022 for more information.St. Pattys Dodgeball Tournament, Breckenridge Recreation Center5-10 p.m.Attention all adult leprechauns: Gather five of your friends and join the Breckenridge Recreation Department in this festive annual event. Coed teams of six compete for ultimate bragging rights as you relive your childhood while celebrating this splendid green holiday. $60 per team.Contact Stacey Todd at (970) 547-4333 for more information.March 17Saint Patricks Day Celebration, Copper MountainEnjoy authentic Irish fair, music, spirits and plenty of green beer.A.C.E. Comedy Show, Silverthorne PavilionA.C.E., an international comedy trio, creates character driven shows. Their comedy is good natured and clean, yet bends all possible barriers. ACE takes their audience on a wild ride through all five senses with comedy, music and the completely unexpected. Rail Jam, Arapahoe Basin1-2 p.m. The Mutha Hucker terrain park will host a rail jam for jibbers, sponsored by Sam Adams. Prizes awarded to top competitors.St. Patricks Day Celebration, BreckenridgeTake St. Pattys celebration to a new level 9,603 feet to be exact. Celebrate the luckiest day of the year during spring break.March 18En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.March 19Terrain Park Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn the basics to big hits with our certified staff. Full day clinic $75.March 22En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.March 23Winter Speaker Series at Breckenridge Town HallSpeaker Maureen Nichols, Great Blizzard of 1898, 150 Ski Hill Rd., 7 p.m., (970) 453-7930March 23-25Enchanted April, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience. There, among the flowering wisteria and Mediterranean sunshine, all four blossom again, rediscovering themselves in ways that they and we could never have expected.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.March 24Epic tales, Breckenridge6:30 p.m.Join the Breckenridge Recreation Department each month to hear stories from local adventure enthusiasts in their epics around the world. From kayaking and climbing to skiing and hang-gliding, these slide shows of epic adventures will keep you on the edge of your seat.Contact Nathan Love at (970) 547-4324 for more information.March 25En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.Third annual Ice Ball, Silverthorne PavilionSummit County Rotarys third annual Ice Ball. Announcing Ice Princess candidates and fundraiser for the local scholarship funds. Ticket price includes dinner, dancing and entertainment.Tele Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This three-hour, thigh-burning clinic is offered throughout the season for all levels and abilities. Instructors will guide each participant through the latest techniques in the legendary art of free heel skiing. $45 with pre-registration and $50 the day of the clinic.March 26-27Special Olympics Colorado, Copper MountainThe Winter Games mark the culmination of the winter sports season for the 550 athletes who annually participate. Five sports are included in this competition: Alpine skiing, cross country skiing, figure skating, snowshoeing and snowboarding.March 29En Fuego, Copper MountainCopper is literally on fire with stomp and rhythm performers, a bonfire to keep you warm, Ski & Ride School torchlight parade, fire jugglers and the grand finale fireworks over the mountain.March 30 to April 1Enchanted April, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.April 1April Fools Day Barbecue, BreckenridgeJoin the April fools in town for a barbecue and other food and beverages provided by the Restaurant Association, kids games, live music and the crowning of the Town Fool. Proceeds benefit Elite Athletes. Call (970) 453-6018 for more information, or visit http://www.gobreck.com.Womens Tele Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ditch the guys, and rip with the girls. These clinics are designed especially for women and emphasize techniques to help women improve their telemark skiing. $45 with pre-registration and $50 the day of the clinic.April 1-2Sunsation, Copper MountainCopper will be sizzling when Sunsation, Coppers end-of-season blowout bash returns for its fifth year with three weekends of free live bands, entertainment, on-hill events including the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest, barbecues, beer gardens and more.April 1-23Spring Massive Festival, BreckenridgeGet ready for the sixth annual Spring Massive Festival. This April youll find concerts, competitions, celebrity racing, nightlife, exhibitions, jams, film shoots and the legendary spring conditions that Breckenridge is famous for. For more information, call (970) 453-5000.April 6-8Enchanted April, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.April 8Tele Steep Camp, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.Designed for both strong intermediate and advanced telemark skiers longing to take their skiing into off-piste terrain, or for the solid crossover alpine skier who wants to learn telemark skiing in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Instructors will teach skills and techniques for bumps, chutes, steeps and trees. This camp is taught with a focus on mountain safety and awareness. Helmets are mandatory. $75 for full day clinic.April 8-9Sunsation, Copper MountainCopper will be sizzling when Sunsation, Coppers end-of-season blowout bash returns for its fifth year with three weekends of free live bands, entertainment, on-hill events including the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest, barbecues, beer gardens and more.April 9Sunday Kids Play Day, Silverthorne PavilionLet the kids create the perfect valentine or participate in fun crafts, games and entertainment. The series includes bounce houses and live entertainment on stage. Parents and kids under one will be admitted free! $5 for other children.April 13-15Enchanted April, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.April 14-15Hockey Classic, BreckenridgeNow in its ninth year, this event features two days of hockey at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena. Battle of the Badges kicks off the event at 7 p.m. Friday. Summit Countys Police and Fire Fighting personnel will come face-to-face on the ice for their sixth year of competition. On Saturday at 4 p.m., Intrawest and Vail Resorts will return to the ice for the Rivalry of the Resorts. This spirited hockey competition brings together resort staff members, local personalities and celebrities from near and far. This evenings event is topped off by an awards dinner with a sports related silent and live auction. Join us as Vail attempts to regain their title from Intrawest while helping to raise money for The Summit Foundation. For more information, call (970) 453-5970.April 15Volcom Peanut Butter & Rail Jam, Copper MountainVolcom Stones amateur snowboard series. The goal of the series is to give something back to the kids. There are two divisions, 16 and under and 17 and over. The event is free, on a first come first serve basis, and boasts tons of free prizes and food. Everyone who enters walks away with something, so show up early to ensure you get in and enjoy a great day of snow and heaping peanut butter and jam sandwiches.17th annual Mogul Masters/Dual Tele Bump Contest, Arapahoe BasinAmateur mogul bashers have a chance to compete on the bumps course at A-Basin. If youve ever wanted to try competitive mogul skiing, here is your chance. Ice Melt Parade and Princess Coronation, Dillon11 a.m.An event to benefit the Rotary Foundation of Summit County. Free admission. The coronation of the 2006 Rotary Ice Princess commences just before a processional parade scoots from Lake Dillon Drive to Dillon Marina to launch the official Ice Melt device. Purchase a $2 Rotary Ice Melt ticket with your guess of when the gadget will break the ice to win $2,000 before April 24, 2006.For more information, call (866) 503-3400.The Great Egg Scramble, Breckenridge Recreation Center The Easter Bunny will once again be at this great event along with thousands of eggs as well as grand prize eggs to hunt for. Be here on time, and be sure to bring your camera and Easter baskets for collecting your eggs. Each child will receive a goody bag filled with treats from the Easter Bunny.10 a.m.: ages 2-510:45 a.m.: ages 6-1010 a.m.: all ages (pool)Contact Doug Stone at (970) 547-4321 for more information.April 15-16Sunsation, Copper MountainCopper will be sizzling when Sunsation, Coppers end-of-season blowout bash returns for its fifth year with three weekends of free live bands, entertainment, on-hill events including the infamous Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest, barbecues, beer gardens and more.April 16Easter and Closing Day, Copper MountainEaster games and activities for the entire family including a Grand Easter Egg Hunt for the kids.Copper closes up for the winter skiing and riding season.Easter Egg Hunt, FriscoFun for the kids on Friscos Main Street.Beachn Egg Hunt, Arapahoe BasinThe Easter Bunny visits A-basin for an Easter Egg Hunt on skis. Both skiing and non-skiing children can participate. The Easter Bunny arrives at the Basin at noon. Egg hunts take place on Molly Hogan and Wrangler. April 1917th annual Enduro, Arapahoe Basin7 a.m. to 5 p.m.Skiers and riders take laps on the Pali chair from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. without stopping. 67 runs is the record. All proceeds from the event benefit a local charity.April 22Big Mountain Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn the tactics needed to ski variable, steep and challenging terrain. This full-day clinic will push you to your limits.Tele Clinic, Arapahoe Basin9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This three-hour, thigh-burning clinic is offered throughout the season for all levels and abilities. Instructors will guide each participant through the latest techniques in the legendary art of free heel skiing. $45 with pre-registration and $50 the day of the clinic.Imperial Challenge, BreckenridgeThis grueling three-stage race that includes biking and hiking from the town to the top of Imperial Bowl on Peak 8 and skiing or snowboarding to the Bergenhof Restaurant at the bottom of Peak 8.April 22-23Twelfth Night, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday presented by Boulders Shakespeare Oratorio Society.Celebrate the Bards birthday with one of his most beloved comedies. Twins Viola and Sebastian are separated in a shipwreck and turn up, unbeknownst to each other, on the shores of Illyria. What follows is a whirlwind of mistaken identities, gender-bending practical jokes, and, of course, romance.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.April 23Closing day, Breckenridge Ski ResortAnnual Bump Buffet, BreckenridgeA Breckenridge long-standing spring skiing tradition, the Bump Buffet combines talent with spirit as telemarkers tackle the bumps in zany costumes.April 26KSMT Locals Appreciation Day, Arapahoe BasinSummit County local radio station teams up with local businesses and bands to throw a huge party celebrating the ski season.Rail Jam, Arapahoe Basin10-11 a.m. The Mutha Hucker terrain park will host a rail jam for jibbers, sponsored by Sam Adams. Prizes awarded to top competitors. April 29Fourth Cloudveil Annual Grind, Arapahoe BasinAn uphill, downhill adventure race. After climbing 2,000 vertical feet to Little Lenawee Peak, youll ski or ride down double black diamond North Pole and the Lower East Wall into the Base Area. Up to $1,000 cash prizes to be won.April 30Sixth annual Doggy Day, Silverthorne Recreation Center poolRegistration begins April 3. Three sessions available: 9-10 a.m.; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 2-3:30 p.m. One dog is $10, two dogs are $12, three dogs are $14. Call (970) 262-7380.May 6Third annual Huck, Rock & Roll, Arapahoe BasinAfter the other parks have put away the rails and dozed the jumps the Mutha Hucker will be ready to host an amateur slopestyle competition for snowboarders and freeskiers who arent quite ready to call it quits. Competitors have the chance to win a pair of Atomic Skis courtesy of our sponsor Sam Adams.Shakin at the Basin May Concert Series, Arapahoe Basin1-4 p.m. Saturdays in May, A-Basin heats things up with jib competitions and free, live entertainment. Bands TBD.May 8-12Spring Training Camps, Arapahoe BasinTake your skiing to a new level. Focus on the latest techniques to conquer the mountain. All mountain and race training. Special sessions available for groups. $45 for a four-hour clinic.May 11-14The Vagina Monologues, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.Eve Ensler has given voice to a chorus of lusty, outrageous, poignant, brave, highly original and thoroughly human stories. Based on over 200 interviews with a diverse group of women from around the globe, the play explores the humor, power, pain, wisdom, outrage, mystery and excitement hidden in vaginas.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.May 13State of the Town Breakfast, FriscoFrisco Recreation BuildingShakin at the Basin May Concert Series, Arapahoe Basin1-4 p.m. Saturdays in May, A-Basin heats things up with jib competitions and free, live entertainment. Bands TBD.May 20Breckenridge Clean Up Day and BarbecueThe towns annual Clean Up Day offers the community the opportunity to beautify our great town after the busy winter season. Quite a bit of trash collects under the snow and in Blue River during the season and nature needs our help to pick it all up.Town Clean Up Day, FriscoVolunteer to clean up and enjoy lunch on the town.Shakin at the Basin May Concert Series, Arapahoe Basin1-4 p.m. Saturdays in May, A-Basin heats things up with jib competitions and free, live entertainment. Bands TBD.Clean-Up Day and Arbor Day Celebration, Dillon9 a.m.Your chance to volunteer and contribute to a cleaner Summit County. For more information, call (866) 503-3400.May 25-27As It is in Heaven, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.A moving portrayal of upheaval caused when the utopian existence of an 1830s Shaker community is threatened by the arrival of a newcomer claiming to see angels. Soon, all the young women of the order are receiving spiritual gifts of songs, drawings and ideas. The elders, however, question the phenomena and wrestle with their own jealousies for not being privileged to see the visions.Powerful and insightful, this thought-provoking play reminds us that often we need not look as far as heaven to see angels here on earth.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.May 26-28Equus, Lake Dillon Theatre7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre.Psychiatrist Marvin Dysart investigates an atrocity committed by an unassuming 17-year-old boy named Alan Strang. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boys demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.For reservations, call (970) 513-9386.May 27Shakin at the Basin May Concert Series, Arapahoe Basin1-4 p.m. Saturdays in May, A-Basin heats things up with jib competitions and free, live entertainment. Bands TBD.May 28Memorial Weekend Beach Party/fifth annual Festival of the Brew Pubs, Arapahoe BasinSpend the day sampling mugs of beer from a variety of Summit County brewpubs for one low price per 14-ounce mug (must be 21). Breweries include Pug Ryans, Breckenridge, Dillon Dam, Backcountry and Great Northern Tavern.May 29Shakin at the Basin May Concert Series, Arapahoe Basin1-4 p.m. Free, live entertainment. Bands TBD.Memorial Day Service, Dillon Cemetery10 a.m. Join in honoring our nations fallen heroes. Mayor Barbara Davis leads a ceremony filled with touching memories and tales from local and visiting government leaders, veterans and guests. For more information, call (866) 503-3400.June 1-3As It is in Heaven, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.June 2-4Equus, Lake Dillon Theatre7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 513-9386.June 3Marina Grand Opening, Frisco11 a.m. to 2 p.m.June 8-10As It is in Heaven, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.June 9-11Equus, Lake Dillon Theatre7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 513-9386.June 1030th annual Run the Rockies, FriscoTen Mile Creek 10k downhill and half-marathonSoap Box Derby, Dillon10 a.m. A day of gravity powered racing down Lake Dillon Drive, the worlds highest altitude Soap Box Derby Hill. Colorado youth, ages 817, vie for the Stock and Super Stock champion titles.For more information, call (866) 503-3400.June 11Third annual Were Open OPEN, Keystone Ranch Golf CourseGrab your favorite playing partner and enjoy a day on the greens. The swing into summer celebration is a fun affair for all golfers. Whether you are an expert, beginner or just out to have a good time on the links, we guarantee a great experience. $100 per person. Call (800) 468-5004 for more information.June 15101st Army Dixieland Band, Frisco Historic ParkFree Nature Night, Lake Dillon Amphitheatre7 p.m.Colorados heritage is brought to life with animated storytelling, wildlife and birds of prey, native plants cultural dances and more. Appropriate and enjoyable for all ages. For more information, call (866) 503-3400.June 15-17As It is in Heaven, Breckenridge Theatre7:30 p.m. presented by the Backstage Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 453-0199.June 16Dillon Farmers Market9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit our open-air market by Dillon Reservoir featuring Colorado growers, specialty foods, flowers, artisans, jewelers and textile vendors.For more information, call (866) 503-3400.June 16-18Equus, Lake Dillon Theatre7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays presented by the Lake Dillon Theatre.For reservations, call (970) 513-9386.


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