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Silverthorne to celebrate local Latino community with Noche de Candela

SILVERTHORNE — On Friday, Feb. 7, the town of Silverthorne will host its monthly First Fridays event in honor of the Latino community influence on the town. The event will be held at the Silverthorne... Full Story

Summit Community Orchestra to perform in Dillon

DILLON — The Summit Community Orchestra will have a concert on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Dillon Community Church. Led by their new conductor, Jason Rodon, the orchestra will showcase local musicians performing movements from... Full Story

Winners announced for 30th International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — The winner of the 30th annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge — for the second year in a row — is Team Mexico with its sculpture “Greed,” according to the Breckenridge Tourism... Full Story

Summit Suds: Support Summit County Rescue Group with Brewers Rock for Rescue

Saturday, Jan. 25, is the sixth annual Brewers Rock for Rescue celebration at the Silverthorne Pavilion. The festival mixes live music, food, beer and fundraising for an entertaining feel-good evening. Silverthorne approached Cory Forster, co-owner... Full Story

Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, Jan. 24-30

Denver funk band Magic Beans headlines the first night of the Snowstalk festival Friday, Jan. 24, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. The group plays at midnight after High Country Hustle starts at 8:30 p.m. and Kitchen Dwellers play at 10. Tickets range from $30-$50. Visit 10milemusic.com to purchase.
Courtesy Magic Beans
Funk band Eufórquestra will perform at the Brewers Rock for Rescue fundraising event Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne. The event runs from 5-9 p.m. and local band Hobo Village will open before Eufórquestra hits the stage at 7. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit silverthorne.org to purchase.
Courtesy Eufórquestra
Envy Alo, a six-piece funk band from Denver, will perform during the second night of the Snowstalk festival at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Also playing that night are Hachey, the Kyle Hollingsworth Band and Magic Beans. Tickets range from $30-$50. Visit 10milemusic.com to purchase.
Courtesy Seth Jacobson
Electronic music producer Minnesota, also know as Christian Bauhofer, will play with Thelem at 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. Tickets range from $15-$20. Visit 10milemusic.com to purchase.
Courtesy Minnesota
Bluegrass band Railroad Earth will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. The group returns to the stage on Friday, Jan. 31, at the same time. Single tickets range $30-$40, and a two-day ticket costs $60. Visit 10milemusic.com to purchase.
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Summit High School student competes at 30th International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — For the past 30 years, Breckenridge has welcomed teams of talented sculptors to make intricate pieces of art out of 12-foot-tall, 20-ton blocks of snow. These competitors have spent about 65 hours this week... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Cooking and cancer fighting

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. Two events this weekend... Full Story

TEDxBreck seeks speakers for spring conference

BRECKENRIDGE — TED — a conference company known for its thought-provoking talks on the subjects of technology, entertainment and design — will have an independently organized event May 30 at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge.... Full Story

Sam Adams, Stephanie McHugh continue Warren Station comedy series

KEYSTONE — Joke lovers can see Denver-based comedians Sam Adams and Stephanie McHugh for the third night of Warren Station Center for Arts and Comedy Works’ five-part series. McHugh will open for headlining Adams on... Full Story

Ice skate under the stars at North Pond Park in Silverthorne

SILVERTHORNE — Wear extra layers Sunday, Jan. 19, for Silverthorne’s twilight skate at North Pond Park. Participants are encouraged to wear glowing items or use the ones provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  Guests must... Full Story

Summit Suds: Having a blast at Big Beers

Last weekend’s Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival commercial tasting was certainly one to remember. Organizers and participants went all out for the 20th anniversary of the event that has the most selective and exclusive... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: It’s Miller Time

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. For many who grew... Full Story

Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, Jan. 17-23

Vermont-based rock band Twiddle will perform for three nights this weekend at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. The group plays at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18. The music will start at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. Tickets start at $45 and go up to $300 for a three-night VIP pass. Visit 10milemusic.com for more information.
Courtesy Jay Blakesberg
UllrGrass All-Stars and bluegrass band Rum Creek will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at 10 Mile Music Hall, 710 Main St., Frisco. The All-Stars feature Drew Emmit, Adam Aijala, Allie Kral, Erik Yates and Greg Garrison from the groups Yonder Mountain String Band (pictured), Leftover Salmon and Hot Buttered Rum. Tickets are $10. Visit 10milemusic.com to purchase.
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Summit County Libraries’ Travel Slide Show series starts Friday

Summit County Libraries’ 2020 Travel Slide Show series kicks off Friday, Jan. 17, with a presentation about bikepacking along the Oregon Coast at the North Branch Library in Silverthorne. The series continues each Friday through... Full Story

An interwoven community: Craig Walsh and Hiromi Tango’s ‘Woven Spaces’ creates a healing hub in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — Art and science are often seen as polar opposites. But Australia-based artists Craig Walsh and Hiromi Tango hope their latest work can bridge the perceived gap — especially on a local scale. Partners... Full Story

Backcountry Film Festival is Saturday at Wilderness Sports

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will host the 15th annual Backcountry Film Festival on Saturday at Wilderness Sports, 701 E. Anemone Trail in Dillon. Mobile art... Full Story

Tickets on sale for John Fielder landscape photography presentation

SILVERTHORNE — A special presentation of “Summit County’s World of White,” with music and commentary by Colorado landscape photographer John Fielder, is from 5:30–8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Silverthorne Pavilion. Fielder will share... Full Story

Backcountry Film Fest to benefit women’s scholarship fund

Backcountry Babes is hosting the 15th annual Backcountry Film Fest at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. The event includes short films about backcountry skiing in addition to a raffle and... Full Story

Summit Suds: What’s pouring at Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival

Prep your tasting glasses and palates for the annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge. More than 160 breweries will be present to serve beer that is higher than... Full Story

Say hello to the ’20s with ‘The Great Gatsby’

BRECKENRIDGE — F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, “The Great Gatsby,” hits the stage with a Breckenridge Backstage Theatre production of Simon Levy’s adaptation next week. In the play and novel, self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby passionately... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Bottom’s up with beer, bourbon and the backcountry

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. The Big Beers, Belgians... Full Story

Simon Beck brings unique snowshoe art to natural landscapes across Silverthorne

SILVERTHORNE — Time and nature are central to Simon Beck’s work. A resident of the ski resort Les Arcs in France, the British artist creates expansive murals in the snow using his feet as the... Full Story

Alpine Dance Academy adds Messy Play classes for toddlers

FRISCO — Young ones are free to get messy this year. Starting Monday, Jan. 6, Frisco’s Alpine Dance Academy will offer Messy Play, a space for kids to embrace their creativity without the fear of... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: This year’s to-do list

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. Hello, 2020. To be... Full Story

4 Summit High School students place at Colorado Thespian Conference

BRECKENRIDGE — Last month, four Summit High School students — Riley Goossen, Maggie Fisk, Isabela Imamura and Mikaela Clark — performed at the 55th Colorado Thespian Conference in Denver. Out of about 5,600 attendees from... Full Story