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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Summit Trail Running Series Race #5

Breckenridge, Aug. 12

6 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Explore the trails above Carter Park this summer at Race #5 of the 14th annual Summit Trail Running Series. Race #5 is Carter Park with a 8K short course and 14K long course. There are no aid stations on the course – this Series is cup-free. Participants must bring a reusable water bottle. Register for $22 by noon Wednesday. The same-day registration fee is $25. The fee for ages 10-17 is $5. Race after-party location TBA. (970) 453-1734.

Lunchtime Lecture Series

Frisco, Aug. 12

Noon, Frisco Historic Park & Museum, 1 Main St. Join the Town of Friscos Historic Park & Museum for a weekly guest lecture series every Wednesday this summer. Lectures are approximately one hour long.

Wine Down Wednesday

Keystone, Aug. 12

4 p.m., Black Bear Grill, 23044 US Highway 6. Join us on Summit County’s best deck (weather permitting) for wine sampling and hors deourves, live music, and beautiful views of the wetlands and Keystone Mountain. $20/person.

Author Discusses ‘Between Families’ for CASA of the Continental Divide

Dillon, Aug. 12

5:30-8 p.m., Dillon Community Church, 371 E. LaBonte St. Between Families is a realistic account of a 12-year-old girl’s coming of age from a life of chaos and later in an institution. It examines issues of institutionalization, shame, abuse, sexual abuse, family, addictions, and identity. Please RSVP to or (970) 513-9390.

Seed Saving Workshop

Frisco, Aug. 12

5:30-7 p.m., Living Classroom Garden, 518 E. Main. St. Join HC3 and local gardener Wendy Weiner for an evening of seed saving tips and tricks. Learn how to save seeds from your garden plot and replant next year. RSVP to or call (970) 668-5703.

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