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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Berkowitz’s John Williams

Breckenridge, Aug. 14

7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. Michael Berkowitz leads the Festival Orchestra through some of Williams’ best-loved movie scores including Jaws, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Superman March, and finishes up with a flying trip though the first six Star Wars films. (970) 453-3187.

Electronic Recycling event

Frisco, Aug. 14

8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Summit High School parking lot. People can drive their vehicles up to the Metech Recycling Truck, parked in front of the school, and our crew will be happy to unload. Prices range from $5, $12 or $25 dollars depending on the size of the electronic device being recycled. Visit the Metech website at <; for more detailed information. Ten percent of proceeds benefit Summit High School. For more information, contact Taylor Lathrop, (970) 368-1124,

Startup Bike Summit

Frisco, Aug. 14

8 a.m., Elevate CoSpace, 711 Granite St. Group bike rides in the morning followed by hard-charging sessions in the afternoon. Get inspired by bike industry entrepreneurs and innovators, like the founder of Boo Bicycles and Colorado’s new director of the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Then join a design facilitator with Stanford’s for a hands-on designing for innovation session. Tickets are only $29 in advance and include breakfast, lunch and afternoon sessions.

Ollie’s Thin Air Home Run Derby

Breckenridge, Aug. 14

5:30 p.m., Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Road. Get ready to swing for the fences in the 4th annual slowpitch softball Home Run Derby presented by the Breckenridge Recreation Department and Ollie’s Pub & Grub. The fences are 300 feet from home plate. Participants must provide their own pitcher (to pitch the softball, not to drink). The home run champion wins a $150 gift certificate to Ollie’s Pub & Grub in Breckenridge. (970) 453-1734.

The Band of Heathens

Keystone, Aug. 14

8 p.m., Warren Station, River Run. One of Austin’s most promising groups, The Band of Heathens, will take the stage to prelude Keystones Country Western and Whiskey Roundup. $5 whiskey specials.

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