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The Geiger Counter: What to stream when in self-quarantine

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. Gov. Jared Polis declared... Full Story

How to build a snowman: Tips from the pros

Spring in Summit County is the best time to build a snowman. While the ski resorts clamor for fluffy Champagne powder in the winter, that dry snow isn’t heavy enough to form an entire snowman,... Full Story

4 ways to stay entertained while social distancing

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. It’s been almost a... Full Story

Live updates: Takeout options from Summit County restaurants

Editor’s note: Is your restaurant offering take-away food? Email the details to news@summitdaily.com to be added to this list. FRISCO — Summit County has ordered all businesses to close indefinitely. Only banks, grocery stores, liquor stores, marijuana... Full Story

Live updates: Event cancellations and business closures across Summit County

Editor’s note: The latest closures will be listed at the top of each bulleted section. Do you know about an event that has been canceled or postponed? Email news@summitdaily.com. Events and gatherings across Summit County... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Summit County

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. St. Patrick’s Day is... Full Story

Find an unlikely friend in Lake Dillon Theatre Co.’s ‘The Roommate’

SILVERTHORNE — Premiering Friday is the Lake Dillon Theatre Co. production of Jen Silverman’s “The Roommate.” Described as a combination of “Thelma and Louise,” “The Odd Couple” and “Breaking Bad,” the comedy is about midlife challenges... Full Story

Breckenridge Distillery wins Whisky Magazine award

BRECKENRIDGE — Last summer, the Breckenridge Distillery launched its Collectors Art Series barrel project, with the first installment being made in collaboration with Denver muralist Thomas “Detour” Evans. The local craft distillery was awarded Whisky Magazine’s Icons... Full Story

Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, March 13-19

As part of Copper Mountain Resort’s Copper Live music series and the 10 Barrel Snow Beach, New Orleans funk band Dumstaphunk will perform for free at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the resort’s Center Village. Visit CopperColorado.com for more information.
Courtesy Dumpstaphunk
The Long Run, an Eagles tribute band, was scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. However, out of abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus, the concert has been canceled.
Courtesy Omayra Acevedo
Electronic music producer Thriftworks will play at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Tickets are $10 in advance or $13 the day of the show. Visit 10MileMusic.com to purchase.
Courtesy Thirftworks
Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Anders Osborne and Jackie Greene will perform with The McKay Brothersat at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Visit 10MileMusic.com to purchase.
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Frisco BrewSki, Rocky Mountain Country Fest among events canceled due to coronavirus concerns

The town of Frisco announced Thursday afternoon that the annual Frisco BrewSki beer fest on skis has been canceled “out of on an abundance of caution and on guidance from Summit County health.” The town... Full Story

Sundance Head to perform at Rocky Mountain Country Fest, focuses on moving career past reality television

KEYSTONE — Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog” changed Sundance Head’s life. The soul country singer-songwriter was 9 when his older brother Michael Head died in a car crash at age 21. No one could go into... Full Story

Photos: Jam Time

What to do with the twenty-foot mounds of snow piling up around our local parking lots and neighborhoods? Any self-respecting snow junkie would say “build a ramp, ” and that’s exactly what Kevin Sayler and... Full Story

Summit Suds: Breckenridge Brewery celebrates International Women’s Day with Boochie Mama

Sunday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, and Breckenridge Brewery is honoring the day with a special beer for the second year in a row. Following the successful Hazy Jane Double Coconut IPA last year,... Full Story

Snowshoe for the Cure canceled out of an ‘abundance of caution’

FRISCO — The Susan G. Komen Colorado Snowshoe for the Cure event scheduled for Saturday in Frisco has been canceled after the confirmation of a local COVID-19 case Thursday. Event organizers say the decision was... Full Story

#Explore Summit: Smiles and sunshine

The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and... Full Story

Summit High School student Ella Eland wins Gold Key Award

BRECKENRIDGE — A family vacation turned out to be worth more than just relaxation time. For Summit High School sophomore Ella Eland, it became the basis of a painting that won her a Gold Key... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Saturdays are for snowshoes and spells

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. Chances are it doesn’t... Full Story

Hear Linda Ronstadt’s voice with Summit Film Society screening

BRECKENRIDGE — Linda Ronstadt has won 10 Grammy Awards throughout her career, yet she sadly performed her last live concert in 2009 and retired from singing in 2011 due to illness. The movie “Linda Ronstadt:... Full Story

Breckenridge Music announces summer lineup

BRECKENRIDGE — Following a melody-packed winter season, Breckenridge Music is tuning up for summer. The organization has announced five bands for its summer lineup that range in genres from country to folk. The schedule is... Full Story

Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, March 6-12

American jam band Spafford will perform Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Opening for them is the Denver-based three-piece band Cycles. The shows begin at 8 p.m. both nights, and tickets start at $20. Visit 10MileMusic.com to purchase.
Courtesy Spafford
Eclectic singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The show is sold out. Visit BreckMusic.org for more information.
Courtesy Lyle Lovett
Rum Creek, a collaboration between Chris Thompson and Nathan Peoples of Coral Creek and Erik Yates of Hot Buttered Rum, will playat 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at 10 Mile Music Hall’s deck, 710 Main St., Frisco. The free show celebrates daylight saving time and combines Caribbean and bluegrass sounds. Visit 10MileMusic.com for more information.
Courtesy Coral Creek
PhAb 4 will play at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. The group is composed of Greensky Bluegrass’ Paul Hoffman and Anders Beck, and William Apostol and Todd Herrington will join them. The show is sold out. Visit 10MileMusic.com for more information.
Courtesy Greensky Bluegrass
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Summit Suds: The Bakers’ Brewery celebrates five years, hosts rail jam after-party

Five years ago, Cory Forster took a Village Inn and transformed it into The Bakers’ Brewery. There have been challenges with seasonal turnover in staff, but co-owner Cory Forster is happy with where the brewery... Full Story

Dillon Ice Castles announces closing date

Spring is quickly approaching, and as the winter weather starts to fade away, so too will the Dillon Ice Castles. The company announced Friday that the ice castles will be closing for the season March... Full Story

The raconteurs: The Moth Mainstage comes to Breckenridge for an encore

BRECKENRIDGE — Gather ’round and pay attention. It’s time to hear a story. The Moth Mainstage, the flagship program of the Public Radio Exchange show, is spending a night in Breckenridge this weekend. Like the... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Getting creative with canvas and candles

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. Do you have an... Full Story

Finney, Doll perform in Warren Station comedy series

KEYSTONE — Those looking for a laugh can see Denver-based comedians AJ Finney and Jordan Doll for another night of Warren Station Center for the Arts and Comedy Works’ series. Doll will open for headlining... Full Story