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Dillon Amphitheatre’s million-dollar view now has the facility to match it

June 13, 2018 — With its facelift set to be completed by early summer, the Dillon Amphitheatre will be ready to house bigger bands and greater crowds. They've announced an initial lineup — the biggest name on that list being Colorado jam band The String Cheese Incident on July

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Plan your Summit County weekend

January 4, 2018 — Winter Comedy Series Warren Station is bringing the laughs back this weekend for another lineup of two comedians: Al Goodwin as headliner and Elliot Woolsey as opening act. This is the conclusion of the winter comedy series at Keystone Resort, starting at 7:30 p.m. Al

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Music, cabaret and the Lighting of River Run Village

November 23, 2017 — Opting Out (Of Black Friday) While some folks decide to participate in the pushing and shoving, buying and spending of Black Friday, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will be host to a #OptOutside Party at the "beach" this Friday. The parking lot at A-Basin will be

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Music, movies and a retreat

November 16, 2017 — Moonlight Bloom returns to the High Country — this time to the Historic Brown Hotel and Fox's Den on Friday, Nov. 17. At 10 p.m. they plan to take the stage, bringing their own modern spin on the '60s and '70s music that formed the

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Through Utah’s Looking Glass Arch: A moment-by-moment account of conquering a first free rappel

November 13, 2017 — MOAB — As I inch down a narrow strip of sandstone, there's no doubt: The rappel is still a possibility. On my left, there's a narrow slice opening, a fissure in the rock just big enough for a human to slip through. And on my

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Top 5 stories on SummitDaily.com for the week of Nov. 6

November 12, 2017 — Editor's note: Stories in this list received the most page views on SummitDaily.com for the past week. 1. Breckenridge mourns loss of Eric Dube, beloved physical therapist set to help Team USA at Olympics Originally from Massachusetts, Eric Dube had lived in Breckenridge for six

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Broadway, Virgin Islands benefit going on in Summit County

November 9, 2017 — Craving Broadway and can't find it in the High Country? Well, now you can. On Friday and Saturday, the Lake Dillon Theater Company will bring show tunes to Summit this weekend. Both performances of "Broadway Now & Then" will be split into two acts and

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Laughs for a good cause, First Friday art show and local orchestra to bring the strings

November 2, 2017 — On Friday, the Timberline Learning Center hosts its seventh annual Wit and Wine for Timberline at The Speakeasy Movie Theatre in Breckenridge. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. with comedians Elliot Woolsey and Bengt Washburn taking the stage

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Plan your Summit County Halloween weekend

October 26, 2017 — The Breckenridge Recreation Center is hosting its ninth annual Halloween Dodgeball Tournament for adults ages 18 and up on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Yep, you know what that means — wearing ridiculous costumes to spend a night pelting your friends with soft, spongy balls. I

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Dia de los Muertos celebrated in Breckenridge

October 19, 2017 — Dia de los Muertos, which translates to Day of the Dead, is coming to Summit County a week early. For three days, from Friday to Sunday, workshops on face painting, art installations and community events will be taking place in the Breckenridge Creative Arts District.

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Celebrate National Wolf Week with your local headwaters Sierra Club group

October 12, 2017 — One thing missing from Summit County's wild places is the howl of wolves. At least that's what the local and state Sierra Clubs believe. As National Wolf Week approaches (Oct. 15-21), the local Headwaters Group of the Sierra Club, which spans over Summit, Eagle and

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Two chances to catch Clipman and Littlebird’s joint concert

September 28, 2017 — Mud season is when the true locals come out of the woodwork. Meet fellow locals at the following events happening in Summit County this weekend. Clipman and Littlebird Leon Joseph Littlebird is a native Colorado singer-songwriter, composer, Native American flute player and acclaimed recording artist.

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Summit County breweries aren’t just about pumpkin beers this fall

September 27, 2017 — At Summit County's local breweries, one can find more than pumpkin spice in the seasonal drink selection. Summit Daily touched base with five local breweries, including Pug Ryan's, Dillon Dam, Outer Range, Broken Compass and Breckenridge Brewery & Pub, to see what new beers can

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Bootprints: A three-day trek through the Uncompahgre Wilderness near Lake City, Colorado

September 26, 2017 — Dark was falling, thunder was overhead and the trail was becoming less and less straightforward. Really, it was more of a faint suggestion than a trail. We knew better than to get off course, but it was only a brief detour. Both Olivia — my

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37th Breck Film Fest continues to inspire, educate and entertain

September 21, 2017 — The 37th annual Breckenridge Film Festival is returning this weekend to the arts district campus and showcasing more than 70 films. The lineup, stretching over four days from Sept. 21-24, features 34 Colorado premieres, 11 international premieres and 12 U.S. premieres. But, the event isn't

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Wine, dine and play at the Breckenridge Wine Classic

September 14, 2017 — Wine, dine and play Team Player Productions, the producer of the second annual Breckenridge Wine Classic, stresses that the event is not just about sipping wine. The event combines the active lifestyle that Colorado is known for with fine wines, craft beer, spirits and food

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Plan your Summit County weekend: Fall is in the air

September 7, 2017 — Embrace the changing of the seasons this weekend at Copper's newest festival, Witchcraft. This first annual fall festival will feature a haunted house, hay rides, craft brews, stein hoisting, live music and more. Starting at noon both Saturday and Sunday, Witchcraft provides participants the opportunity

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Meet Your Mountains: Hiking guide to Bald Mountain (a.k.a. Baldy) near Breckenridge

September 2, 2017 — Welcome to Meet Your Mountains, a hiking guide series covering four iconic peaks found just outside your back door in Summit County. Read on for locals route guides to: Peak One in Frisco, Buffalo Mountain near Silverthorne, and Bald Mountain (aka Mount Baldy) and mysterious

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What you need to know about this weekend’s Copper Country Festival

September 1, 2017 — Copper Mountain Resort has hosted a slew of festivals this summer. They've brought some of the best artists in the jazz, rock and bluegrass scenes. This weekend, the resort is featuring country music as part of a Labor Day weekend tradition. Admission is free, but

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Meet Your Mountains: Hiking guide to Mount Guyot near Breckenridge, Colorado

August 26, 2017 — Welcome to Meet Your Mountains, a hiking guide series covering four iconic peaks found just outside your back door in Summit County. Read on for locals route guides to: Peak One in Frisco, Buffalo Mountain near Silverthorne, and Bald Mountain (aka Mount Baldy) and mysterious Mount

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