Summit Historical Society open house Sunday |

Summit Historical Society open house Sunday

BRECKENRIDGE – The Summit Historical Society will host an open house 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Edwin Carter Museum.The museum, located at 111 S. Ridge St., is the home of Breckenridge’s famous “Log Cabin Naturalist” whose collection of almost 3,500 specimens of Colorado wildlife became the nucleus of the Denver Museum of Natural History.The open house will be in celebration of the publishing of Ed Auge’s “History of the Breckenridge Mining District 1859-1937.”Auge is considered to be the grandfather of Breckenridge history, having come to Breckenridge in the 1890s and authoring an authoritative account of the mines, miners and townsfolk of Breckenridge, from the district’s earliest days to 1937.Find out more about Edwin Carter, Ed Auge and the wonderfully rich history of Breckenridge’s colorful pioneer days.This is a free event and will include refreshments and tours of the museum. For information, call (970) 453-9022.High Country Cleaning planning a spotless mixerThe Summit County Chamber of Commerce’s Sept. 10 mixer is hosted by High Country Cleaning, Floors & More and Krystal 93 at 719 Ten Mile Drive in Frisco.High Country Cleaning has plenty of room for fun and networking. Come out from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and enjoy food and drink from Tuscato and the Backcountry Brewery while mingling with chamber members and promoting your business.All chamber mixers are sponsored by the Summit Daily News, Krystal 93, KSMT, the Summit Independent and Quality Quick Print.”Chews to Read” program – a successThe Summit County Main Library would like to thank all of our sponsors for our “Chews to Read” summer reading program.They include Alpine Bank; Arrow Insurance; Balance Sheet; Black Diamond Video; Community First Bank; Four Points Sheraton; Gordon, Hughes & Banks; Hotel Frisco; Lazaroni’s Pizza; Osprey Adventures; Round the Mountain; Safeway; Summit Feed; Wal-Mart; Winds of Change Bookstore; and Yanari, Watson Lyons and Company.Due to the generosity of these sponsors, we were able to offer a fun and rewarding program. The children read 954 books this summer. Thanks for all of your support.- The Summit County Main Library summer reading staff

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