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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

In the archives business you get babies dropped on the doorstep much like a firehouse does. These orphan donations often have little to no information attached and can go years without identification. The local historical organizations have a large collection of these photographs and could use some help identifying people, locations, dates or anything else in the images. If you can identify anything in this photograph please email, and thanks for helping preserve Summit's
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Hug Bracelet

Breckenridge, April 26

1 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Using square and half round wire, learn how to bind (a technique used to join two or more wires), to create this unique bracelet. This workshop will help you to twist wire to add sparkle to your pieces. $50, includes all materials. (970) 453-1734.

Lakota’s Historic Traditions

Breckenridge, April 26

9 a.m., Father Dyer Church, 310 Wellington Road. Dave Ventimiglia is Exec. Dir. of this organization located on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation. He coordinated the deconstruction of the Nordic Center’s old ski patrol lodge and transport to the reservation. He will talk about the wisdom, culture and traditions of the Lakota People. (970) 453-9142.

Eagle Scout fundraiser

Silverthorne, April 26

9 a.m. to noon, Elks Lodge. Thomas Francis is building sailboat storage for Dillon Junior Sailing for his Eagle Scout project. To help his efforts there will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser. The tickets can be purchased for $10 for adults and $5 for children in advance (adults $12 at the door). Please contact Gayle Knorr at the Elks to locate members in your area for tickets (970) 468-2561.

Author and Advocate to Speak

Breckenridge, April 26

10:30 a.m., Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church, 56 US Highway 6. Tom Mauser, father of Columbine victim Daniel Mauser and author of Walking in Daniel’s Shoes. The public is invited to attend and to join in a discussion around how citizens can come together to reduce the number of people who are killed or wounded by firearms each day in Colorado. The event is sponsored by LOTM Task Force to Reduce Gun Violence and Tom’s books will be available at that time.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, April 26

11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S Main St. Take a tour through Breckenridge’s Nationally Recognized Historic District with a local expert. Along the way, hear stories about the hardy souls who lived in Breckenridge more than 100 years ago. Reservations not required.

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