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Summit County arts & entertainment briefs

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Dillon’s third annual holiday decorating contest continues through Sunday. Residential winners receive prize packages and business winners get to display a trophy and take home a cash prize. Voting is online at Voters can cast one vote per day until the end of the contest. All properties must be within Dillon town limits to participate.

The Speakeasy Movie Theatre, 103 S. Harris St. in Breckenridge, has extended its showing of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” through Thursday. Shows are at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. daily with matinees also taking place Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Next up is “Les Miserables” starting on Friday, Jan. 11.

Thursdays are Disco Skate Nights at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Rd. in Breckenridge. Skate to disco tunes and a light show with the whole family at 7:30 p.m. Info: (970) 453-3380 or

The Carriage House hosts an Ullr comedy night next Friday, Jan. 11 at Beaver Run Resort to celebrate its 40th birthday. The night features the comedic stylings of Marc Ryan and Troy Walker plus birthday cake and door prizes. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door and can be purchased at the Carriage House or the Breckenridge Welcome Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8.

“Dancing and Delectables,” an evening of dancing and desserts, is planned for early February to raise funds for the Summit High School jazz band and chorus. The evening will include music by the two groups. Volunteers are needed to organize the event and solicit and collect donations. Call Thekla and Merle Schultz at (970) 468-4876 to volunteer.

The Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge is soliciting headshots and resumes for its summer 2013 shows, “Avenue Q,” “Charlotte’s Web” and “The 39 Steps.” All positions are paid. Performances take place at the Breckenridge Theatre and rehearsals are conducted in Denver. Lodging is available for cast members traveling outside Summit County. Send headshots and resumes to Video auditions also will be accepted. Some roles in “Avenue Q” are already cast, but all other roles are open. Call (970) 453-0199 for more info, or visit

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