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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Iowa Hill Gold Miner’s Hike

Breckenridge, Aug. 31

10 a.m., Iowa Hill Trailhead, Airport Road. Enjoy an easy guided hike through the historic Iowa Hill mine site, which takes you past mining artifacts, interpretive signs, and up to a restored miners’ boardinghouse. Weather permitting; reservations required by 8 p.m. Sunday. $15/Adult; $10/Child ages 4-12.

English Tea Tour

Breckenridge, Aug. 31

1:30 p.m., Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S Main St. Join Mrs Engle, the banker’s wife, or Ms. Nicholson, the Madam, as they take you through Breckenridge in 1910 on this living history walking tour. Hear the stories and finish with tea and scones in an historic tea room. Tel: (970) 343-9169 or (970) 485-2894 for reservations. $18 per person.

Alzheimer’s Presentation

Frisco, Aug. 31

7 p.m., Summit Senior and Community Center, Highway 9. Megan Carnarious, author and nationally known speaker will speak about ‘A Deeper Perspective on Dementias; Practical tools with Spiritual Insights’ and autograph her book of that title. Optional pot roast dinner precedes talk for $10. Call 668-2944 to reserve for dinner. No reservation required for talk. For further information call (970) 584-0311.

Hockey Clinic: Adult Beginner

Breckenridge, Aug. 31 to Sept. 3

6:15 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road. New to the sport of hockey or want to improve your skating skills, hockey knowledge and technique? Register for one or all four beginner hockey clinics this fall. Coaches run through drills and game situations for all players. This clinic is geared towards novice players, including E and D League players. Fees: $95 per session, $25 drop in.

Two August shows

Breckenridge, every day

All Day, Arts Alive gallery, 500 S. Main St., La Cima Mall. “Bikes in Art – What a Show” — celebrating the US Pro Challenge events. “Images of the Southwest” — paintings and jewelry by Janice Bunchman and Yvonne Kuennen.

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