Lots going on in Summit County in August... here is the schedule of events to help you make your summer plans.  Come visit us- and if you'd like any further details or suggestionss- we always have the inside scoop!  

Aug. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Concert in the Park Series
Bring your lawn chairs, picnic blanket and come enjoy a fun, free concert in the historic park in Frisco. (970) 668-5547 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 5, 6-9 p.m.
Mad about Mud — Intro to Ceramics
Learn basic wheel throwing and hand-building techniques, and complete and glaze three projects. $95. Quandary Antiques Cabin, 131 S. Ridge St. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Rogers & Hammerstein: A Salute
The quintessential American musicals featuring the full Breckenridge Music Festival orchestra under Maestro Zimmermann and festival vocalists. Songs from “State Fair,” “The King & I,” “Carousel,” “South Pacific,” “The Sound Of Music” and “Oklahoma!” Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
Friday Night concert
Free at the Dillon Amphitheatre.
www.townofdillon.com for schedule

Aug. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Friday Night Comedy Series
Award-winning comics nationwide come to the new Warren Station in River Run Village. $12 with a one drink purchase minimum. (970) 496-4FUN or
www.keystoneneighbourhood.com

Aug. 6, 11 a.m. to noon
Music in the Mountains Concert Series
Free concert music at River Run Village. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.
National Repertory Orchestra Closing Night Concert
Concert performing Strauss' Ein Heldenleben at Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge. (970) 453-5825 or
www.nromusic.com

Aug. 6-7
Dillon BBQ at the Summit
Join the festivities as BBQ masters from across the U.S. vie for top honors in this Kansas City BBQ event. Visit bbqatthesummit.com

Aug. 7
Copper Triangle Bicycle Tour
The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides. Graced with 78 miles of breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs (including Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass), the Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The 2010 ride works in partnership with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease research.
www.coppertriangle.com

Aug. 7-8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Art on Main Street
This fine art show attracts the region’s best artists who display their quality art on several blocks of Main Street Frisco. (970) 668-5547

Aug. 7, 7 p.m.
Nighttime in New Orleans
A free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre, with beads and hurricanes

Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Printmaking Slam with Michael Vigil
Learn the painterly process of monotype printmaking with master printmaker Michael Vigil. Using various techniques, this two-day workshop will result in a collection of prints. No experience necessary. $125. Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra Concert: Czech It Out!
A Czech composer's tribute to America and Mozart's tribute to Prague. Dvorak's American Suite, Janacek, Smetana & Mozart's “Prague” Symphony. Featuring the festival orchestra under Maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann at The Riverwalk Center. $25-$35 (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 7, all day
Canine 4K
Dogs and their humans run or walk the 4K course. (970) 668-5547 or
www.summitlaps.com

Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to noon
Music in the Mountains Concert Series
River Run Village, Keystone, free. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 8, 1-3 p.m.
Jeff Powell
A free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 9, 2-4 p.m.
Breckenridge Clay Tile
Take home a part of Breckenridge with you as you study the Victorian buildings on the Main Street. Glazed ceramic tiles will be painted with acrylic paint with images of historic buildings. $25. Quandary Antiques Cabin, 131 S. Ridge St. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 9, 4-5 p.m.
Puppetry and Crafts
Crafts and puppets for elementary school children. Free. North Branch Library, Silverthorne (970) 468-5887 or
www.co.summit.co.us/library

Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Robin Sutherland: An Evening of Brahms
Brahms, the master of music for piano and strings, featuring pianist Robin Sutherland in solo piano favorites including two Intermezzi, the Romance in F and two Ballades plus the G Major Sonata for Piano & Violin with violinist Nathan Olson and the Second Piano Trio with Nathan Olson and cellist James Holland. Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 11, 11 a.m. to noon
Historical Lunchtime Lecture Series
Frisco, (970) 668-3428 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Brass Concert: Brass à la Breck
A light classical evening of fanfares and folderol featuring the Festival Orchestra Brass Music including William Byrd's Earl of Oxford's March J. S. Bach's Little Fugue in G Minor Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances. Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 11, 2-3 p.m.
Read to a Dog
Elementary school children practice reading to therapy dogs. Free. North Branch Library, Silverthorne. (970) 468-5887 or
www.co.summit.co.us/library

Aug. 11,6:30-8:30 p.m.
Life Drawing
A casual two-hour drawing workshop with a nude model. This open format class will strengthen your mass vs. line skills. No previous life drawing experience needed. $15. Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 12, 3-4 p.m.
High Country Watering Holes Lecture
The Town of Frisco hosts a lecture presented by Dr. Colorado. The Blue Spruce Restaurant. (970) 668-3428 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Concert in the Park Series
Free concert in historic park in Frisco. (970) 668-5547 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 12, 6-9 p.m.
Mad about Mud — Intro to Ceramics
Learn basic wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Two projects will be completed and glazed. $75. Quandary Antiques Cabin, 131 S. Ridge St. (970) 453-3364 or visit
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 12-13
Guitar Town Guitar Clinic
Learn guitar moves directly from a Guitar Town performer, Pete Huttlinger, teaching, demonstrating, and sharing tips and techniques on arranging, playing and composing. 
www.copperguitartown.com

Aug. 13
Free concert of Guitar Town Showcase
At 6 p.m., followed by free showing of “School of Rock” at Copper Mountain’s outdoor venue

Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to noon
Music in the Mountains Concert Series
Free in River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 13, 4-6 p.m.
Space 2 Studio
An alternative studio for teens. Learn tie-dye. Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
Friday Night Concert
Dillon Amphitheatre.
www.townofdillon.com for schedule

Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra Concert: A Perfect Match
A match made in classical heaven featuring the festival orchestra under Maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann, with guest pianist Robin Sutherland, in Mozart's Overture to the Marriage of Figaro Schubert's Symphony No. 5 Mozart's Piano Concerto in B flat. Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Friday Night Comedy Series
Award-winning comics nationwide come to the new Warren Station in River Run Village. $12 with a one drink purchase minimum. (970) 496-4FUN or
www.keystoneneighbourhood.com

Aug. 13, 5 p.m.
Dillon Bluegrass Festival
Featuring Peter Rowan and The Spring Creek Bluegrass Band, free at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 13-14
Guitar Town
The world’s best guitarists come together at Copper for the sixth annual Guitar Town festival, featuring free guitar workshops, the second annual ArtGuitar Silent Auction, Guitar Hero contests and kids' music activities all weekend. Performers include Bryan Sutton, Sonny Landreth, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee and Mick Taylor.
www.copperguitartown.com

Aug. 14, 7 p.m.
Chase ’N the Dream
A free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 14, 4-9 p.m.
Music on Main
Free concert with Dickie Betts & Great Southern and Tab Benoit. (970) 668-5547 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 14, 4-6 p.m.
Second Saturday
Stroll through the Arts District on each Second Saturday of the month and enjoy new exhibitions at the Breckenridge Theatre Gallery. Studios at the Fuqua Livery Stable and the Tin Shop will also be open. Free. Corner of South Ridge and East Washington Ave. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Swinging at the Summit
Swing to the sounds of the magically transformed BMF Big Band Orchestra playing the music of Glenn Miller, George Gershwin and Cole Porter under guest conductor, Michael Linville with vocalist Jessica Medoff Bunchman. Music includes: Opus One Frenesi A Foggy Day Tuxedo Junction Pennsylvania 6-5000 Sing Sing Sing East St. Louis Toodle-Oo I Got Rhythm Peel Me a Grape Just One of Those Things Tenderly. Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 14, all day
Circle the Summit
The Town of Frisco hosts Circle the Summit and Frisco Criterium. (970) 668-5547 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 14, 10 a.m.
Valley Brook Cemetery Tour
Take a tour of Breckenridge’s historic cemetery. This tour is offered only three times per year. Learn about the history of Breckenridge and see the graves of the people who helped create the Breckenridge we know today. Guided hike of Iowa Hill is also available this day. $10. (970) 453-9767.
www.breckheritage.com

Aug. 14-15
Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo
In conjunction with Guitar Town, Copper is proud to host the Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo, presented by the Summit County Builder’s Association, showcasing the region’s best designers, builders and green practices. With 120+ exhibitors that cater to your home and outdoor lifestyle, presentations will range from cooking tips/ideas and the most recent “green” practices, to pet training and remodeling tips. Meet and chat with nonprofit organizations that support our mountain communities and help support the Summit County Food Bank and other local organizations that provide community assistance. For more information call the Summit County Builder’s Association at (970) 485-2823 or visit
www.summitcountybuilders.org

Aug. 14-15
Crossfit of Breck Mountain Enduro
In conjunction with Guitar Town, enjoy or compete in an environmentally inspired team challenge and individual benchmark revelations at elevation. Teams of four to be made up of two male and two females.
www.mountainenduro.com

Aug. 15, 1-3 p.m.
Free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 15, 11 a.m. to noon
Music in the Mountains
Free concert at River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Marc Cohn
Marc Cohn, singer-songwriter, pianist, acoustic and electric guitarist, is often described as one of the most personal, most introspective lyricists of his generation. Riverwalk Center. $30 in advance and $35 day of show. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 16, 4-5 p.m.
Puppetry and Crafts
Crafts and puppets for elementary school children. Free. North Branch Library, Silverthorne. (970) 468-5887 or
www.co.summit.co.us/library

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Concert: Blow, Gabriel, Blow!
A rarely heard trio of quintets and a Brass Symphony to raise the rafters at the Riverwalk. Featuring the woodwinds and brass players of the festival orchestra, including the Alpine and Quandary Quintets and “Breckenridge Brass” in music by Barber and Nielsen. Riverwalk Center. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 18, noon to 1 p.m.
Historic Lunchtime Lecture Series
At the Frisco Historic Park. (970) 668-3428 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 18, 2-3 p.m.
Read to a Dog
Elementary school children practice reading to therapy dogs. Free. North Branch Library, Silverthorne. (970) 468-5887 or
www.co.summit.co.us/library

Aug. 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Concert in the Park Series
Historic Park in Frisco. (970) 668-3428 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 19, 6-9 p.m.
Mad about Mud — Intro to Ceramics
Learn basic wheel throwing and hand-building techniques. One project will be completed and glazed. $55. Quandary Antiques Cabin, 131 S. Ridge St. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra Concert: South of the Border
Travel and taste the music of the Latin world from Madrid to Buenos Aires without leaving the Riverwalk. Featuring the festival orchestra under Maestro Zimmermann. The concert includes the following pieces: Surinach — Ritmo Jondo Benjamin Gutierrez — Pavana for Strings Falla — Suite No. 1 from The Three-Cornered Hat Sarasate — Navarra for two Solo Violins and Orchestra Golijov — Last Round Ginastera — Estancia; Four Dances. $25-35. (970) 547-3100 or
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 20
Angie Stevens and the Beautiful Wreck
Free concert at 6 p.m., followed by a free showing of “Land of the Lost” at Copper Mountain’s outdoor venue.

Aug. 20, 6 p.m.
Tops in Blue
Free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre. Each year, thousands compete in base talent contests and the most talented move on to higher levels of competition. The result is an elite group composed of 35 of the most talented vocalists, musicians, dancers, comedians, magicians and dramatists worldwide. Known as the Air Forces’ Expeditionary Entertainers, the group’s main mission is to perform for military personnel and their families throughout the world.

Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Breckenridge Music Festival Grand Finale Orchestra Showcase
Khachaturian's Piano Concerto with pianist Michael Linville, A Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra by Ewazen, and Maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann leading The Festival Orchestra in Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge. Tickets: $25-$35. (970) 547-3100 or visit
www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com

Aug. 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Friday Night Comedy Series
Award-winning comics nationwide come to the new Warren Station in River Run Village. $12 with a one drink purchase minimum. (970) 496-4FUN or
www.keystoneneighbourhood.com

Aug. 20, 11 a.m. to noon
Free music at River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 21, 7 p.m.
Vintage Rock & Soul
A free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 21-22
Warrior Dash Rockies                                       
Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes. This running series is held on the nation's most demanding and unique terrain. Participants will conquer extreme obstacles and celebrate their feat with music, beer, warrior helmets and muddy shorts at Copper Mountain.
www.warriordash.com

Aug. 21, 8-10 p.m.
Live music
At Copper Mountain’s pavilion. $15, or free for all Copper lodging guests

Aug. 21-22, 1-7 p.m.
Sixth Annual Blues Festival and Art Show
Savvy Blues stretches its acoustic roots through the Rocky Mountains. Stroll through the juried art show as one of a kind artists trim the plaza. The KidZONE hosts free bounce houses, crafts and entertainment. River Run Village, Keystone. Free. (970) 496-4FUN or
http://www.keystoneneighbourhood.com/index.php/event_calendar/

Aug. 21
Asleep at the Wheel
Country band at Riverwalk Center.
www.breckenridemusicfestival.com

Aug. 22, 11 a.m. to noon
Free music at River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 22, 1-3 p.m.
Cowboys & Indian
Yampa Valley Boys and Leon Littlebird play a free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
Dancin’ in the Rockies Dance Series
Dance instructors provide lessons in a variety of styles. Warren Station, Keystone, River Run Village. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 25, noon
Historical Lunchtime Lecture Series
Town of Frisco sponsored, at the Frisco Historic Park and Museum. (970) 668-3428 or
www.townoffrisco.com

Aug. 26, 6-8:30 p.m.
Learn to sew a handbag. No experience necessary. $25. Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave., Breckenridge. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 26, 6-9 p.m.
Mad about Mud — Intro to Ceramics
Learn basic wheel throwing and hand-building techniques. $155. Quandary Antiques Cabin, 131 S. Ridge St., Breckenridge. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 27, 6 p.m.
Lipbone Redding and the Redding Orchestra
Free concert, followed by a free showing of “Up” at Copper Mountain’s outdoor venue

Aug. 27, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Friday Night Comedy Series
Award-winning comics nationwide come to the new Warren Station in River Run Village. $12 with a one drink purchase minimum. (970) 496-4FUN or
www.keystoneneighbourhood.com

Aug. 27, 7 p.m.
Randall McKinnon
Free concert at Dillon Amphitheatre

Aug. 27, 11 a.m. to noon
Free music
At River Run Village, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Fast Abstract Florals
Create fun, fast, floral compositions with a method guaranteed to loosen up your painting and allow you to produce quickly. Great for all level painters. $35. Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave. (970) 453-3364 or
www.townofbreckenridge.com

Aug. 28, 7 p.m.
Bluffett
This band brings the music of Jimmy Buffett to the Dillon Amphitheatre, free

Aug. 28, all day
River Run Rocks
Free concert, kids’ game zone and more at River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 29, 11 a.m.
Free music at River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN

Aug. 29, 2-4 p.m.
Sunday Afternoon free concerts
At Dillon Amphitheatre.
www.townofdillon.com

Aug. 31, 6-7:30 p.m.
Dancin’ in the Rockies Dance Series
Instructors provide dance lessons in a variety of styles at New Warren Station, River Run, Keystone. (970) 496-4FUN