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Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival

Breckenridge, July 26

10 a.m., North Main Street at Wellington. This established show will feature over 100 artists from around the country. Artists will present ceramics, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, painting, wood, glass, sculpture and much more! You won’t want to miss this fabulous summer weekend of art and mountain ambience. North Main Street & Wellington. Show times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily, with free admission.

Weber Gulch Trail Construction

Breckenridge, July 26

8 a.m., Breckenridge, Main St. Return to Breckenridge this year with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, July 25-26, to help expand access to Breckenridges spectacular recreational opportunities. Volunteers will work to realign an existing trail and replace it with a sustainable single-track trail for non-motorized recreationalists. Learn more and register at No experience necessary; free camping and meals provided; minimum age 14.

A-Basin’s Summit Challenge Trail Fun

Arapahoe Basin, July 26

9 a.m., Arapahoe Basin, 28194 US Highway 6. Join us for a trail run on A-Basins scenic and winding Argentine-North Fork Trail with two divisions summit and mid-mountain for runners of all abilities. Running not your thing? A-Basin throws one heck of an after party, so come cheer on your pals then take the lift to our mid-mountain barbeque and concert! Lift access starts at 10 a.m.; races start at 10:15 a.m. (summit division) and 10:45 a.m. (mid-mountain division). Check in starts at 9 a.m.

BBQ and Free Chairlift Ride

Arapahoe Basin, July 26

10 a.m., Arapahoe Basin, 28194 US Highway 6. Watch runners compete in the 4th Annual Summit Challenge trail run while you hang out at mid-mountain with some of our famous BBQ and fixings at Black Mountain Lodge. Hike up the Argentine-North Fork Trail to your feast, or take a free scenic lift ride up the Black Mountain Express. You’ve skied us in the winter; now, we want you to see us this summer. Live music from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free chairlift ride 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. BBQ starts at 11 a.m. $16.50/adults, $10/child 5 and under eat for free.

USA Pro Challenge Community Ride

Copper Mountain, July 26

11:30 a.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. Parents and kids alike will engage in a competition patterned after a poker ride stopping by local businesses hoping to secure the best hand. The route will take participants to Frisco for prizes, music, fun and games in the Whole Foods parking lot returning to Copper for happy hour. Shuttles will be provided both at Copper and in Frisco. Event Schedule 11:30 a.m. Shuttles begin to loop from Whole Foods to Copper 12:30 p.m.

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