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Photos: Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

BRECKENRIDGE — Highlights from the fifth annual Breckenridge International Festival of Arts, Aug. 9 to 18. An eclectic mix of music, performance art, installations and exhibitions beautified various locations around Breckenridge. Full Story

Summit Suds: Lily Pad Lake Trail and Hey Pocky Way IPA

This excerpt was originally published in the summer 2019 edition of Explore Summit magazine. Pick one up or visit ExploreSummit.com for the full article. A fabulous way for locals and tourists to treat themselves in... Full Story

Harvest time: Arapahoe Basin, Keystone host Colorado food and music festivals

The temperature is starting cool and fall is right around the corner. That means it’s time to celebrate Colorado’s agricultural season and the farmers’ tasty yield. This weekend will have not one, but two harvest-themed... Full Story

Explore the funny side of depression with ‘Every Brilliant Thing’

The Lake Dillon Theatre Company’s latest play balances humor and empathy with the production of “Every Brilliant Thing.” The play was written by Duncan Macmillan and its run at New York’s Barrow Street Theatre was... Full Story

Warren Station’s Summer Comedy Series concludes next week

Following two nights of rip-roaring laughter, the Warren Station and Comedy Works partnership will conclude for the season Aug. 22. Headlining the night of comedy in Keystone is David Rodriguez with opener Mike Hammock. In... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Enjoying some song and dance

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. While Summit County may... Full Story

Music Scene: The B-52s, Bruce Hornsby and more to play in Summit County

For 40 years, The B-52s have been bringing a new wave dance party to clubs, ballrooms, theaters, arenas and amphitheaters around the country. “We just like to keep the energy high, get the audience on... Full Story

Tickets on sale for Mountain Top Children’s Museum Jazz Night fundraiser

Mountain Top Children’s Museum will host its Jazz Night fundraiser at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Sauce on the Maggie, 600 S. Park Ave. in Breckenridge. Saxophonist Dave Pietro will perform. Pietro has toured... Full Story

Dillon continues amphitheater investments with plaza upgrade

DILLON — More upgrades are coming to the Dillon Amphitheater as the town continues to reinvest in one of its biggest attractions. Dillon Town Council members unanimously approved a resolution at their meeting earlier this... Full Story

Building Hope to host fundraiser concert Monday, Aug. 12

Building Hope, Summit County’s mental health navigation nonprofit, will be holding a fundraiser concert featuring live music from folk singer-songwriter Ira Wolf from 5 to 8 p.m Monday, Aug. 12, at Motherloaded Tavern, 103 S.... Full Story

Summit Suds: Mount Royal and Float Session

This excerpt was originally published in the summer 2019 edition of Explore Summit magazine. Pick one up or visit ExploreSummit.com for the full article. A fabulous way for locals and tourists alike to treat themselves... Full Story

#ExploreSummit: Going higher and farther

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

Music Scene: Ruthie Foster brings the blues to Dillon

It’s fine to call Ruthie Foster a blues artist. She only has seven Blues Music Awards sitting on the shelf at home, and she’s been nominated for the Best Blues Album Grammy three times. But... Full Story

Fifth annual Breckenridge International Festival of Arts returns this weekend, featuring musical performances, vertical dancers and environmental art

For the next 10 days Breckenridge, will host a variety of artistic experiences and installations as creative minds from around the world arrive to showcase their work during the fifth year of the Breckenridge International... Full Story

Enjoy three days of live music at the 15th annual Guitar Town festival in Copper

COPPER — Celebrating 15 years around the sun, Copper Mountain Resort’s free Guitar Town festival returns this weekend. Guitar lovers who attend from Aug. 9 to 11 will be able to enjoy an overflowing weekend... Full Story

13th annual Main Street to the Rockies Art Festival comes to Frisco this weekend

FRISCO — Frisco residents and travelers will discover a stellar art showcase during the 13th annual Main Street to the Rockies Art Festival this weekend. More than 125 local and national artists are set to... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Making funk and friends

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. A fact of life... Full Story

Interfaith Council to screen documentary on health care

FRISCO — The Summit Colorado Interfaith Council will host another documentary in its summer film series this weekend, this time tackling the topic of health care in America. The group is inviting residents around the... Full Story

The Summit Film Society explores a musical mecca with ‘Echo in the Canyon’

BRECKENRIDGE — Breck Film Fest’s August Summit Film Society screening heads to Los Angeles for the star-studded documentary “Echo in the Canyon.” This film explores the city’s Laurel Canyon, a musical mecca for some of... Full Story

Summit Suds: Quandary Peak and Imperial Fabulously Delicious Finely Hopped Brown

Editor’s note: This excerpt was originally published in the summer 2019 edition of Explore Summit magazine. Pick one up or visit ExploreSummit.com for the full article. A fabulous way for locals and tourists alike to... Full Story

Music Scene: Lake Street Dive kicks off a week of local music

For nearly all of Lake Street Dive’s 15-year history, the group stubbornly refused to bring on any additional musicians to help recreate some of the sounds the band had incorporated into the studio versions of... Full Story

Here come the horns: Trombone Shorty to perform at Riverwalk Center

Troy Andrews is no ordinary trombonist. He’s been playing the instrument since he was 4 — an act that lent itself to his stage name Trombone Shorty — and became a bandleader at 6. Over... Full Story

#ExploreSummit: Riding and relaxing

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

The Geiger Counter: Get this First Friday party started

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. I never heard of... Full Story

Malt and music combine for the 23rd annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival

Colorado’s longest running beer and bluegrass festival returns to Keystone this weekend. On Aug. 3 and 4, more than 40 craft breweries will showcase their drinks as 14 national and regional bluegrass acts play tunes... Full Story