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The High Country Conservation Center is now taking reservations for the Harvest Dinner. The dinner is a one-night only, five-course meal, consisting of healthy recipes made with fresh and seasonal ingredients donated by local farms and community gardens. It’s a unique opportunity to celebrate the fall equinox, show appreciation for local and sustainable food and support grassroots conservation efforts in Summit County. All proceeds benefit HC3. Dinner is $50 for adults and $20 for kids. For more info or to reserve your table, email info@highcountryconservation.org or call (970) 668-5703.

Bilingual Story Time is back the first Monday of every month. Join the Family & Intercultural Resource Center for the book “Where the Wild Things Are” read in English and Spanish Monday at the Silverthorne Library from 10:-11:30 a.m. Includes snacks and an activity. Event is free.

There will be a memorial service for John Flanagan on Saturday at the Arapahoe Basin A-Frame from 2-5:30 p.m. to be followed at the Snake River Saloon. You may bring a dish or dessert to pass. If you would like to make a donation toward medical costs, please contact Bank Of The West, Attn: Chris Crisler, P.O. Box 648, Frisco, Colorado 80443; (970) 409-3018.

Summit Music and Arts and Breckenridge Music Festival invite singers to participate in a performance designed to create an enjoyable excellent choral experience within a limited time frame. This concert is for singers who want a satisfying musical experience and whose schedules allow a limited rehearsal commitment. The “From Bach to the Beatles” will include programming for choir from the incomparable sacred music of J.S. Bach to choral composers including Gabriel Faure and John Rutter, and on to The Beatles. The performance will be under the direction of Linda Shea, director of instrumental music of the Summit High School music department and will feature keyboardist Leonard Rhodes on organ, piano and harpsichord.Interested singers may attend one or both informational auditions, where singers will gather for half-hour sessions with Rhodes and Shea to sing through some of the music as vocal sections. These sessions will offer potential participants a chance to ascertain the level of difficulty and degree of individual preparation required. There will be four three-hour rehearsals, leading up to the Nov. 13 performance at Lord of the Mountains Church in Dillon.Informational music sessions: Friday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Rehearsals: Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Performance: Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. at LOTM in Dillon. For more info, call Marcia Kaufmann at (970) 453-9142 or email Marcia@BreckenridgeMusicFestival.com.

Summit Huts Association is looking for volunteers to help out this weekend with projects at Section House and Ken’s Cabin. Volunteers receive a certificate good for one night in the Hutmasters’ Quarters of any Summit hut for each day volunteered. Scheduled date, location and project are: Saturday – Section House and Ken’s CabinPreparation for winter season – scrub down, firewood chopping, hauling and stacking (8-10 volunteers). Space on all volunteer days is limited and you need to sign up in advance. If you would like to sign up for the volunteer day, have questions or would like more information, visit the website http://www.summithuts.org, email summithuts@colorado.net or call (970) 453-8583.


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