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#ExploreSummit: Adventure is out there

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

Season’s greetings: Celebrate the holidays with Ullr Fest, tree lightings and more

FRISCO — Following the lightings at Copper, Keystone and Frisco, it’s time for the rest Summit County to get in the holiday spirit. Silverthorne, Dillon and Breckenridge will welcome winter with various events and tree... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Skiing (and eating) in southern Colorado

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. As last week’s weather... Full Story

Waltz into winter with ‘The Nutcracker Suite’ at Warren Station in Keystone

KEYSTONE — The annual tradition of seeing “The Nutcracker Suite” has returned to Keystone’s Warren Station Center for the Arts in River Run. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classic features students of the Summit School of Dance and... Full Story

Learn how to make gluten-free pizza at Next Page

FRISCO — Want to know how to make gluten-free pizza? Then meet Colorado authors Kelli and Peter Bronski at Next Page Books and Nosh for recipe demonstrations and a cookbook signing this weekend.  When Peter... Full Story

Roundup of live music in Summit County, Dec. 6-12

As part of Silverthorne’s Frist Friday, local blues band Chris Bauer Trio will play for free at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Angry James Brewing Co., 421 Adams Ave. The Rocky Mountain Brass Band will play earlier in the evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway. Visit silverthorne.org for more information.
Courtesy Chris Bauer Trio
Producer/DJ Anderson Benoit Gallegos’ Mersive Sound Project will perform with Homemade Spaceship and Dream Pusha at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13 the day of the show. Visit 10milemusic.com for more information.
Courtesy Madison House
The Summit Choral Society will perform for free with the Summit Concert Band for the fifth annual High Country Holidays community concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The event also will feature a homemade goodie sale at 5 p.m. along with performances by musicians from Summit High School and Holiday Strings. Visit breckcreate.org for more information.
Hugh Carey / hcarey@summitdaily.com
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Summit Suds: Exploring the popularity of Pilsners

Growing up in a half-Slovak household, the classic Pilsner Urquell — the pale lager brewed in Pilsen, Czech Republic, and originator of the style — was a very common beverage at social gatherings. It was... Full Story

Don’t be a scrooge. See Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

BRECKENRIDGE — A timeless classic is coming to life once more with Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol.”  The Victorian novella by Charles Dickens adapted for the stage tells the story of Ebenezer... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: There’s no place like home for the holidays

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. FRISCO — I’ve lived... Full Story

Shop handmade gifts from BreckCreate artists this holiday season

BRECKENRIDGE — Breckenridge Creative Arts prepares for the holiday season next week with a chance to get up close and personal with artists and their work. Visitors to Breckenridge’s Arts District Campus can see creative... Full Story

Growing one’s sound: Gregory Alan Isakov performs in Breckenridge Thursday

BRECKENRIDGE — According to Leonard Cohen, only some poems are worthy of a song. “I always connected to that, because writing songs is such a different medium than anything,” said musician Gregory Alan Isakov ahead... Full Story

Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, Nov. 29 through Dec. 5

DJ Rude Boi will play free tunes as part of Copper Mountain Resort’s Pray for Snow party at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in Center Village. The party also will have games, giveaways, the snowboarding movie premiere of “Hold My Beer” and more. Visit coppercolorado.com for more information.
Courtesy Darcy Sharpe
Bluegrass band Tara Rose and The Real Deal will play for free during the Winter Carnival at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Warren Station, 164 Ida Belle Drive. Visit warrenstation.com for more information.
Courtesy Tara Rose and The Real Deal
Denver-based Journey tribute band Journey Girls will perform for free at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main Street, Frisco. Visit 10milemusic.com for more information.
Courtesy Journey Girls
For Dillon’s Holiday Celebration, Hazel Miller will perform for free at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Dillon Community Church, 371 La Bonte St. There will be several children’s activities, light refreshments and a singalong with the Summit Middle School Choir. Visit townofdillon.com for more information.
Courtesy Hazel Miller
Folk singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov and Patrick Park will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave., Breckenridge. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 the day of the show. Visit breckmusic.org to purchase.
Courtesy Rebecca Caridad
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Keystone throws a Winter Carnival with Santa and fireworks to kick off the holiday season

KEYSTONE — Saturday, Nov. 30, is the day to get in the holiday spirit with a full schedule of winter revelry for Keystone’s Winter Carnival and Lighting of River Run. Families can experience live music,... Full Story

Wassail Days returns to Frisco with hot spiced cider, Santa visits, free tubing and more

FRISCO — Frisco’s Wassail Days, a local tradition founded in 2008, offers residents and visitors samples of wassail, a hot spiced cider. This year, more than 60 Frisco businesses are serving their versions of the... Full Story

Summit Youth Orchestra fall concert is Sunday in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — The Summit Youth Orchestra will present “Beethoven Bolero and the Brit” at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Riverwalk Center, 150 W Adams Ave., Breckenridge. The fall concert features Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 6,” “Pastoral,”... Full Story

Summit Suds: Getting sweet and sour at Pug Ryan’s Brewery

DILLON — Pug Ryan’s Brewery in Dillon is one of the oldest breweries in Summit County, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a few new tricks up its sleeve. Since 2017, the brewery has... Full Story

Jennie Iverson, other local authors to visit Next Page Books and Nosh

FRISCO — Local author Jennie Iverson worked in engineering before releasing her well-loved cookbook series with Ski Town Life. “Ski Town Brunch,” the latest in the series that also includes “Ski Town Soups” and “Ski Town... Full Story

When the dust settles: Joshua Doolittle reflects on 20 BLAM events

KEYSTONE — Joshua Doolittle is an idea man. The New York native has been drawing his whole life and attended Rhode Island School of Design for a degree in industrial design. Before he left the... Full Story

Who’s open for Thanksgiving dinner in Summit County

Free dinners Father Dyer United Methodist Church, 310 Wellington Road, Breckenridge Time: 4-7 p.m. Menu: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, veggies, bread, pie and drinks Cost: free The Rotary Club of Summit County, Silverthorne Pavilion, 400... Full Story

Get love and life advice in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’

SILVERTHORNE — Closing out Lake Dillon Theatre Co.’s 25th anniversary season is “Tiny Beautiful Things,” a play based on Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling novel. The 2012 book is a collection of real letters written to Strayed... Full Story

‘The Human Element’ climate change documentary to screen in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — High Country Conservation Center will screen “The Human Element,” a documentary that highlights the impact of climate change on communities, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, 107... Full Story

Leap Year puts Breck Film Fest and Breckenridge Wine Classic on the same weekend

BRECKENRIDGE — Breck Film Fest and Breckenridge Wine Classic are currently set to fall on the same weekend in 2020. Typically, the Wine Classic is two weekends after Labor Day and the film fest falls... Full Story

Documentary about wildlife crossing structures screens Friday

DILLON — “Cascade Crossroads,” a documentary about the construction of wildlife crossing structures on Interstate 90 in Washington, screens Friday, Nov. 15, at Wilderness Sports, 701 E Anemone Trail, Dillon. After the film, get an... Full Story

Nominations for Ullr king and queen are now open

BRECKENRIDGE — You have one week to nominate a king and queen for this year’s Ullr Fest. Come December, the residing Ullr Fest King and Queen, Jay and Erin Beckerman, will hand over their reign... Full Story

Get Stoked for an evening of live music at Warren Station in Keystone

KEYSTONE — Warren Station’s Get Stoked Music and Movies Series concludes Saturday, Nov. 16, with back-to-back concerts. In addition to music, the evening’s events will include swag giveaways, raffles and bar specials. First, get warmed up... Full Story