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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

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Ghostly Tales

Breckenridge, July 6 & 8

7 p.m., Dredge Restaurant, Breckenridge, 180 W. Jefferson Ave. Explore the darker side of Breckenridge’s past on this Ghost Hunt and 90 minute walking tour. Ghost-hunting equipment provided to help you find those ghosts. Adults $18, and $10 for children. Please call for reservations: Gail (970) 343-9169 or Jamie (970) 485-2894.

Gold Panning

Breckenridge, July 6 & 7

11 a.m., Lomax Placer Gulch, 301 Ski Hill Road. Go inside a miner’s cabin, see and touch original mining equipment and learn to pan for gold. What you find is yours to keep. Adults $10; Children $5 and includes a free gold pan.

Washington Gold & Silver Mine Tour

Breckenridge, July 6 & 7

All Day, Washington Mine, 465 Illinois Gulch Road. Take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s hard-rock mining era. Walk underground for a first-hand mining experience and learn to gold pan on site. $15/Adult; $10/child. Reservations should be made one hour prior to the tour.

Art Show

Breckenridge, every day

All Day, Arts Alive gallery, 500 S. Main St., La Cima Mall. Arts alive is having an All Media Three Dimensional Invitational Show. This special show for the month of June will highlight 3-D works in fiber, clay, jewelry, weavings, and glass. The artist of the month is watercolorist Emily Wahl. Her show is featuring her Mountain Escapes works.

Summer display

Frisco, Every day

All Day, The Art Forum at Summit County Commons, 37 Peak One Drive. Recent Summit High graduate and recipient of the Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee Scholarship, Kaitlin Wallace is displaying a sample of her fashion designs. Learn more about the wonderful waxy world of encaustics with Victoria Eubanks. Scroll-saw woodworker Len Szmurlo and metalsmith Cathy Gammel’s art is featured on the wall adjacent the library. The yearlong exhibit, displayed through the end of July, features works from Kate Kiesler, Bruce Spinney, Christina Davis and Janet Eichman.

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