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

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

The Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival kicks off Sept. 10 with a soiree at a private residence in Three Peaks, Silverthorne (address provided with ticket purchase). Tickets $75 per person. Arrive by 6:45 .p.m for a champagne reception, followed by the concert at 7 p.m. The musicians are Rieko Aizawa (pictured) (piano), Jesse Mills (violin), Efe Baltacigil (cello) and Jennifer Grim (flute). Following the concert, guests can mingle and talk with the musicians while enjoying tasty hors d'oeuvres, desserts and wine.
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Soumak Tapestry: Painting with the Wind

Breckenridge, Sept. 9-10

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Masonic Hall, 136 South Main St. In this two day workshop, students will weave a pictorial tapestry using wool yarns on looms provided by the instructor. Students will paint with yarn as they tie soumak knots following a design of their own creation. All materials provided and you keep the loom. Please register at least 24 hours in advance at For questions, call (970) 453-3364.

The John Truscelli Band

Dillon, Sept. 9

7 p.m., Dillon Amphitheatre, W Lodgepole St. Americana Singer/songwriter John Truscelli’s unique and soulful voice, along with the band’s eclectic instumentation, crosses all genres of music. Members include Mike Huberman on banjo, mando, dobro, guitar, Tyler Easton and Sean McLaughlin on bass, Patrick Crean, Andy Sweetser and Mike Levesque on drums, Jess Rose Moidel on fiddle. John and the band weave their way through rock, bluegrass, and alt-country sounds, creating their own version of many cover songs.

Breckenridge’s 22nd Annual Oktoberfest

Breckenridge, Sept. 9-11

8 a.m., Main St. Going strong for more than twenty years, Brecks Oktoberfest brings a weekend of parties, German cuisine and plenty of Paulaner beer. Its one of the largest Oktoberfests in the Rocky Mountain region and offers collectible steins imported from Germany. The weekend is a mix of traditional (with Munichs Paulaner, one of the six breweries who provide beer for the German festival) and local flavor (from Breckenridge Brewery).

Unleash the Fierce Weekend

Copper, Sept. 9

6:30-8:30 p.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle. Join us for the ultimate girls getaway presented by Dirty Girl Mud Run benefiting Bright Pink. A weekend full of adventure, laughter, camaraderie as well as mud, music, delectable food, golf scramble and even some adult beverages: all for a great cause. Amplify the fun with an Activities Day Pass! Passes can be purchased for $49 at Copper Sports in Center Village. For more information visit

Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour

Breckenridge, Sept. 9

5 p.m., Valley Brook Cemetery, 905 Airport Road. Hear the tales of Breckenridge’s past from beyond the grave! The historic cemetery dates back to 1882 and reflects the area’s rich mining history and Victorian society. $15/adult, $10/child. Weather permitting. Reservations required. Visit or call (970) 453-9767 x2 with any questions.

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