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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

Courtesy of Breckenridge Backstage Theatre

Want to add an event to our calendar? Click here:

The 11th Annual Guitar Town

Copper Mountain, Aug. 9

All Day, Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. Three free days of the world’s best guitarists, with live performances, guitar and song writing workshops and kids music activities.

Leadville Boom Days Festival

Leadville, Aug. 9

9 a.m., Downtown Leadville. Leadville was one of Americas longest-lived and bawdiest boomtowns during the gold and silver heydays of the 1880s, and its pulling out all of the stops for a three-day celebration of its heritage. This Colorado festival offers entertainment and activities that range from mining competitions, a rod and gun show and live music to a street fair with historical re-enactments, shootouts and appearances by Old West characters.

Curves Ahead

Breckenridge, Aug. 9-11

6:30 p.m. (Aug. 9) and 7:30 p.m. (Aug. 10 & 11), Napper Tandy’s, 110 Lincoln Ave. By Carisa Peterson, Lenore Giardina, Christopher Willard Featuring Lenore Giardina, Abbey Austin, Michelle Marzo, Erica Fox January’s hit production returns with new stories and new points of view. A tapestry of local women’s experiences – gathered from neighbors and friends in Summit County – is spun to create a funny and captivating story of our life and times in the high country. Some adult language and content.

DooWop Denny Rockin Oldies Show

Frisco, Aug. 9

4 p.m., Blue Spruce Inn, 20 Main Street, Frisco. Denny’s back for another summer in the Summit. Join the fun and dancing with his renditions of music of the 50s, 60s, 70s.

The Rocky Mountain Triathlon

Silverthorne, Aug. 9

All Day, North Pond Park, 100 Hamilton Creek Road. The swim begins at North Pond (open water), while the bike course trails along Highway 9 up to Ute Pass. Finish with a strong run along the Blue River and Highway 9 for an altitude driven competition you can’t miss.

To view a full listing of today’s events visit

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User