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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Seussical Jr.

Breckenridge, May 10

7 p.m., Backstage Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St. Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. (970) 453-0199.

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Breckenridge, May 10

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Edwin Carter Discovery Center, 111 North Ridge St. Explore the home and museum of Edwin Carter, miner turned taxidermist and naturalist. View many original Rocky Mountain specimens and enjoy interactive displays honoring Carter’s legacy.

Summit Ski Exhibit

Breckenridge, May 10

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Summit Ski Museum, 308-B South Main St. Celebrate the first 100 years of skiing in Summit County with a ski documentary and vintage equipment and clothing. This exhibit is a colorful look into the history of skiing.

Historic Walking Tour

Breckenridge, May 10

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.

3 Essential Lessons for Living Fully

Breckenridge, May 10

9 a.m., Father Dyer Church, 310 Wellington Road. On this Mothers’ Day, Dr. Karen Wyatt, author of What Really Matters, will talk about love and other lessons as she observed them through the eyes of her hospice patients. This wisdom is essential for living a full life now and preparing for the final passage that awaits. (970) 453-9142.

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