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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

South Park Historical Foundation hosts its annual History Days Weekend Saturday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 14 in Fairplay. An annual two-day event to visit a restored 1880s mining town with cowboys, bank/railroad robberies, humorous western skits, miners, mountain men, and town’s people dressed in 1880s costumes. This special event offers fun for the entire family, while learning about life during Colorado’s early times. In South Park City you’ll feel like you were transported back in time, or on the set of a Western movie. All day admission price for adults is only $10, for seniors $8, and for children 6-12 $4. For more information, please call (719) 836-2387 or visit the website at
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Guitar Town

Copper Mountain, Aug. 13 & 14

4 p.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. The world’s best guitarists come together for the 12th annual festival, with three days of free performances, guitar & songwriting workshops and kids music activities. In addition to live music, weekend highlights include: Acoustic Kids Showcase, Learn to Play Guitar in a Day as seen on PBS, Custom Luthier Expo and Guitar Center Garage. For more festival information and VIP tickets visit

Cellist Maya Beiser performs at Breckenridge Music Festival

Breckenridge, Aug. 13

7:30 p.m., Riverwalk Center, 150 West Adams Avenue. ‘Cello goddess’ (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser performs Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Langs concerto ‘world to come’ in a concert titled The Safekeeping of Memory conducted by Steven Schick. The concert also includes Stravinskys Octet for Winds, Anna Clynes Rest These Hands featuring BMF Concertmaster Kathryn Hatmaker as the violin soloist, and Coplands Appalachian Spring. 970-453-3187.

Women On Target — Instructional Shooting Clinic

Dillon, Aug. 13

9 a.m., Summit County Shooting Range, 639 County Rd. 66, Dillon. The Summit Range Association is presenting an NRA Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic at the Summit County Range. Learn to shoot pistol, rifle, and shotgun from certified Summit Range Association firearms instructors in a low-pressure, controlled environment! Cost is $50 per student, women only, and includes lunch, firearm use, instruction, ammunition and safety gear that you get to keep. Go to for registration or more details, or email Brian at

L’homme Cirque

Breckenridge, Aug. 13 & 14

11 a.m. 2 p.m. & 5 p.m., South Gondola Lot, 203 N. main St. L’homme Cirque is a one-man circus featuring an innovative combination of acrobatics, music and dance, including everything from a human cannon ball to a climactic high-wire act, with our spectacular mountains as a backdrop.

Thought Bubbles

Breckenridge, Aug. 13

10 p.m., Old Masonic Hall, 136 S. Main St. Musical partners Steven Schick and Maya Beiser lead a dynamic evening of conversation and performance as they play and discuss the music they love. Join them for a glass of champagne and thought-provoking dialogue, as community members are invited to partake in this exchange of stimulating ideas.

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