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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

Boulder-based three-piece Augustus will play the Gold Pan Saloon in Breckenridge on Thursday, Feb. 19. This modern Americana band is coming through Breckenridge as part of a string of shows to promote its recently released debut EP “The Common Collapse,” which Marquee magazine gave 4 out of 5 stars. Augustus songs have been played on community radio stations across the state such as Front Range Radio, KRFC and KAFM, and the Boulder Weekly called the band “the best little-known secret around.” The music starts at 10 p.m. Visit to learn more.
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Winter Wildlands Film Fest

Breckenridge, Feb. 19

6:30 p.m., Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Road. Join Backcountry Babes and the Winter Wildlands Alliance for the 10th annual Backcountry Film Festival, a night of inspiring films featuring human-powered winter recreation. This event supports two causes: preservation of access to winter wilderness areas and avalanche education. Backcountry Babes is also sponsoring a raffle which benefits a scholarship fund for women’s avalanche education courses. At the Finkel Auditorium. Advance tickets available online from Backcountry Babes for $10. Tickets at the door $15.

A Celebration of Haute Cuisine

Keystone, Feb. 19

6:30 p.m., Keystone Ranch Resort, 1437 County Road 150. Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute’s benefit dinner offers a sumptuous six-course meal and specially selected wines while attendees support scholarships for the renowned culinary program’s students, many of whom have gone on to work at top restaurants.

Breckenridge Ski Patrol Public Avalanche Series

Breckenridge, Feb. 19

6 p.m., Village Hotel – Ten Mile Room, 535 S Park Ave. The Breckenridge Ski Patrol is offering a free Public Avalanche Education series for the 2014-15 ski season. This education series includes free food, door prizes and it is a great opportunity to learn about avalanche safety in and around the 10 Mile Range. (970) 333-7353.

Wine and Jazz

Frisco, Feb. 19

6 p.m., Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main St. A wine tasting with six wines from around the world at 6 p.m. then The Agmota Quintet performs an afro-cuban style of jazz from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Jazz only tickets will be available for $10 at the door.

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Dillon, Feb. 19

9:30 p.m., Dillon Dam Brewery, 100 Little Dam St. Psychedelic dance rock. An eclectic group of young rockers. This 4-piece ensemble creates a memorable experience with an infectious soundscape of funk, blues, slap bass, classic and synth rock.

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