Vettes coming to Breckenridge on 50th anniversary of the car |

Vettes coming to Breckenridge on 50th anniversary of the car

BRECKENRIDGE – The Looking Glass Corvette Association brings the 30th annual Vettes on the Rockies to Breckenridge Thursday through Sunday.

The event, which will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Corvette, will include an autocross, a rally, a dinner dance and special show cars from Chevrolet.

The event kicks off with a welcome party Thursday at Beaver Run Resort. Friday will be rally day, with contestants setting off on a three- to four-hour drive around the region.

On Saturday, the autocross will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Summit High School – a timed, low-speed driving competition. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Funkana obstacle course will test coordination and driving ability at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena.

The day will end with a dinner and dancing party beginning at 5 p.m. at Colorado Ballroom at Beaver Run.

Sunday will be the prime spectating day, with Corvettes overrunning the town of Breckenridge. Corvettes will line Main Street, Ridge Street, the Riverwalk Center and Washington Avenue. Judging will begin at 10 a.m.

For the kids, the Mountain Top Children’s Museum and the Breckenridge Festival of Film will host the Kids Drive in Movie, with arts, crafts, a picnic, a parade and cardboard cars at the Riverwalk Center. There will also be a pancake breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m. Sunday, and beer and food at the Riverwalk Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The weekend comes to an end at 1 p.m. with an awards ceremony at the Riverwalk Center.

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