Summit Daily

Photos: Dead Hot Dancers

This year’s Halloween/Dead of the Dead performance on Saturday, Nov. 2, by The Alpine Dance School is a 1980s spooky summer camp parody, “Kindred Spirits: Dead Hot American Bummer.” The family-friendly performance is on Saturday,... Full Story

Stories Beyond Borders film night to support Mountain Dreamers

FRISCO — People interested in immigrant justice can see five documentary films next week. Hosted by Working Films and Mountain Dreamers, a local immigrant rights organization that raises money for a legal defense fund, the... Full Story

From Frisco with love: Ian Parker on Meadow Mountain headlining 10 Mile Music Hall

FRISCO — Meadow Mountain is one of the Colorado bands to watch. The group got their first big break in 2017 when they won the renowned Rockygrass band contest and this year the five-piece bluegrass... Full Story

Find a bounty of booze at the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

BRECKENRIDGE — The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival returns this weekend with three days of spirited fun and activities. On Friday, Oct. 18, is a scavenger hunt at participating bars along with a three-course dinner at... Full Story

Dress in denim and diamonds for the 36th annual Wine in the Pines

KEYSTONE — Coming once again to Keystone this weekend is the annual Wine in the Pines gala, so don your formal Western denim and diamonds to support a good cause. Benefitting Ability Connection Colorado’s Kelly... Full Story

Summit Suds: Dillon Dam Brewery, Broken Compass Brewing hire new head brewers

FRISCO — Kegs get kicked, seasonals rotate and sometimes breweries close. Change is inevitable in the beer industry, but it’s not always bad. Worth celebrating is the recent shuffling of staff at the Dillon Dam... Full Story

Wit and Wine comedy event to raise money for learning center

BRECKENRIDGE — The ninth annual Wit and Wine for Timberline fundraiser is from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Speakeasy Movie Theater, 103 S. Harris St., Breckenridge. The event includes wine and beer tastings,... Full Story

A classical cowboy concert: Brad Fitch brings his John Denver tribute to Frisco

FRISCO — On Oct. 12, 1997, musician John Denver died in a plane crash. Now, 22 years later, Summit County residents and guests will have the chance to hear his music come to life once... Full Story

Elaine Cole and Troublesome Creek Daredevils tour Summit County

FRISCO — After one whirlwind weekend in the High Country, Nashville artist Elaine Cole is making multiple stops again in Summit County during her Colorado tour. Accompanying her is local Frisco band Troublesome Creek Daredevils.... Full Story

Catch ‘The Collective’ at HighSide Brewing

FRISCO — Faction Ski’s second feature-length film, “The Collective,” will screen for free at HighSide Brewing’s taproom Tuesday, Oct. 15. In addition to the movie, attendees are told to expect giveaways and other surprises. Directed... Full Story

Rocky Mountain Brass to perform first concert Friday

FRISCO — Summit Music and Arts will offer Rocky Mountain Brass its inaugural concert right in Summit County. A quintet composed of Ann Erdle (trumpet), Mark Jeffery (trombone), Maddie Levinson (French horn), Beth Steele (trumpet) and Warren Van Kampen (tuba), the group will perform arrangements from “Baroque... Full Story

Tech talk, film screening upcoming at Wilderness Sports

Wilderness Sports in Dillon will host a free tech talk with Summit Endurance Academy at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, according to a news release. The talk will cover the basics of ski mountaineering gear,... Full Story

Summit Suds: Favorites from Strings, Ciders & Sours

BRECKENRIDGE — Last weekend, Main Street Station and The Village at Breckenridge shone a spotlight on two lesser-known libations: hard ciders and sour beer. The third annual Strings, Ciders & Sours hosted by Rocky Mountain... Full Story

Mind the gap: Former Summit County resident releases debut memoir, ‘The Distance Between’

Timothy J. Hillegonds didn’t have a perfect childhood. Growing up in a blue-collar family in Chicago with divorced and remarried parents, he was estranged from his father and experimented with drugs and alcohol.  When he... Full Story

Celebrate the spooky season with ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’

BRECKENRIDGE — October has arrived and the countdown to Halloween has begun, so get in the mood with Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s production of with “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” In the award-winning... Full Story

Colorado author Carmen Rubino to sign, read ‘Ddraig Chronicles’

FRISCO — Author Carmen Rubino will visit Next Page Books and Nosh on Friday for a book reading and signing event on her new novel, “Ddraig Chronicles: Reclaim.” The Coloradan’s book focuses on an archaeologist,... Full Story

The CO Brothers to perform Saturday, raising money for a music video

Rob and Zachary Schmidt, known locally as members of the band the GRINZ, return to Summit County to play a different tune. Now going by the CO Brothers, they’ll play with drummer Billy Small and... Full Story

Summit Suds: Cozy up with green chile cheddar soup

No matter if you judge the arrival of the season by the breeze in the air, the orange hue of the trees or the date on the calendar, fall is officially here. Something about the... Full Story

Embrace the crisp fall with Breckenridge Strings, Ciders & Sours

BRECKENRIDGE — From Friday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Sept. 29, relax in the autumn air with a glass of sweet cider or sour beer. The third annual Breckenridge Strings, Ciders & Sours will offer a... Full Story

Get down with folk group Rising Appalachia in Frisco

FRISCO — Sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith, known musically as Rising Appalachia, will perform Sunday, Sept. 29, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Although Song and Smith consider their voices as their... Full Story

Dance to disco for Domus Pacis fundraiser

BRECKENRIDGE — Party out Saturday, Sept. 28, in a night of electrifying 70s music with Dancing Dream, an ABBA tribute band.  Sing along and dance to hits like “Mama Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “Take a Chance”... Full Story

Summit Suds: Outer Range Brewing Co. partners with Whole Foods Market for Willoughby cheese, can distribution

FRISCO — Frisco’s Outer Range Brewing Co., Whole Foods Market and Jasper Hill Farms have partnered to bring life to a product that’s better with age: cheese. As part of an initiative to augment the... Full Story

Educating through entertainment: Breck Film Fest, Keystone Science School partner for industry workshops, screening

BRECKENRIDGE — Entering its fifth year, the Keystone Science School’s Girls in STEM program has partnered again with the Breck Film Fest to deliver a weekend of enriching young girl’s impressionable minds. The girls will... Full Story

What to watch at the 39th annual Breck Film Fest

BRECKENRIDGE — Keep those cameras rolling as the 39th annual Breck Film Fest continues this weekend, following the opening night screening of the Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz comedy “Standing Up, Falling Down.” Out of... Full Story

Alpenglow Chamber Music Festivals’ 22nd fall season begins Saturday

FRISCO — For the next two weekends, the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festivals will host its 22nd fall season across multiple venues for more chances to catch tunes. Directors pianist Rieko Aizawa and violinist Jesse Mills... Full Story