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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

Lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance. And dance she does through her downtrodden neighborhood, through the harsh put-downs of her schoolmates, and through the racial barriers dividing 1960s Baltimore. Breckenrige Backstage Theatre presents "Hairspray," opening on Aug. 26 and running through Sept. 4. Full performance schedule is Aug. 26, 27, Sept. 2, 3 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 28 and Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. All shows are at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. in Breckenridge. Tickets range from $12 to $32 and include regular and premium seating. Tickets are available via phone at (970) 547-3100, website at, or in person at Riverwalk Center at 150 W. Adams Ave. or Breck Welcome Center at 203 S. Main St.
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Cider Circus

Copper Mountain, Aug. 26 & 27

6 p.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle, Copper Mountain. The Greatest Cider Show on Earth features artists, entertainers and aerialists bringing a unique element to this craft beverage tasting event. To purchase tickets and register for the race, visit

First Date – Musical

Silverthorne, Aug. 26-28

7:30 p.m. (Aug. 26 & 27) & 6:30 p.m. (Aug. 28, The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, 246-X Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne. Hailed as ‘a winning crowd pleaser delivered with comic verve and charm’ by New York Times, FIRST DATE is a hysterical and helpful new musical about the chances we all take to find the perfect romantic relationship.


Frisco, Aug. 26

9 p.m., Barkley Ballroom, 610 Main Street, Frisco. Rastasaurus’ original songs feature an infusion of reggae with elements of funk, rock and roll, improvised jamming and dub; forming their own unique blend of American reggae. Free show, doors at 9 p.m.


Dillon, Aug. 26

9:30 p.m., Snake River Saloon, 23074 Hwy 6, Dillon. Meniskus is a Rock/Nouveau dance band that features Eric on Violin and a great band that covers some favorites in their own style.

Breckenridge Walk Through History

Breckenridge, Aug. 26-28

11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S Main St, Breckenridge. Enjoy a 90 minuted tour through Breckenridge’s Nationally Recognized Historic District with a local expert. Along the way, hear stories about the hardy souls who lived in Breckenridge more than 100 years ago and enjoy exclusive access to historic homes. Reservations not required. Call for pricing and reservations 970-453-9767 or

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