Breckenridge Events July 30 – August 5

BRECKENRIDGE CALENDAR of EVENTS: (a) – Activity (b) – Bar/Club/Nightlife (c) – Cultural Activity (e) – Event (h) – Historical Activity (i) – Information (k) – Kids’ Activity/Event(r) – Restaurant/Food (s) – Shopping


Thursday, July 30

(s) Arts Alive Presents: Summer at the Summit – 11am-5pm at 500 South Main Street (La Cima Mall). The local co-op gallery presents a juried show. Enjoy a variety of art: contemporary and classic painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, quilts, woven scarves, sculpture and more. Featured artist is Diane Jaynes, painter. 970 453-0450 for more info

(c) The Backstage Theatre Presents: The Drunkard. Return to the formative years of Backstage Theatre, when melodramas were our stock and trade. This story of a temperance leader fallen from grace is hysterically goofy, sweetly affecting, and pure, unabashed entertainment. Cheer the hero! Hiss the villain! Buy tickets today! 121 S. Ridge St at 7:30pm. $18 adults, $12 students and children under 12. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) Breck150 Art Show – Five local artists present the beauty and heritage of Breckenridge through art at the Barney Ford House Museum. 111 E Washington Ave. This special show will be displayed April 11 through September 30 from 11am – 4pm. A percent of sale proceeds benefit the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Contact Julie at 970-453-5825 for more info

453-0450 for more info.

(h) Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Sites and Tours – Today’s available sites and tours include the Barney Ford House Museum, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Edwin Carter Museum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Guided Historic Walking Tour, 11 a.m. $5/person; Rotary Snowplow Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Washington Mine Tour, 1 p.m., $5/ person; Lomax Placer Mine Tour, 3 p.m., $5/person. For directions to sites and more information, call 800-980-1859 or visit www.breckheritage.com.

(c) Breckenridge Music Festival Presents: Swinging at the Summit – ‘Big Band Music From a Golden Era.’ 7:30pm at the Riverwalk Center, 150 West Adams Ave. 970 547-3100 tickets and pricing.

(a) Breckenridge Recreation Center Classes –Muscle Power 6:15am; Bodypump 8am; 50+ Stretch/Strength 9:05am; RPM 12pm; Yoga Express 12pm; Bodypump 5:30pm; Swing Dance 6:45pm; Intermediate Yoga 6:15pm; Water Aerobics 9am at Beaver Run. 970-453-1734 for more info.

(a) Brown Bag Lunch at Milne Park – 12 p.m. at the Alice G. Milne Park, corner of Harris & Lincoln Ave. Sandie Mather will perform as Anna Sadler Hamilton, one of Breckenridge’s early female residents. Tour the Historic Briggle and Milne Houses. Bring a bag lunch (optional). Free. 970-453-9767 or www.breckheritage.com

(b) Gold Pan Saloon – Open Mic Night at 9am, featuring 24oz Coors/Coors Light Tall Boys for $3.50. 103 North Main Street, 453-5499.

(r) Hearthstone Restaurant – Diverse original acoustic music by Nancy Cook 4-6:30pm on the deck or in the lounge. 130 S. Ridge Street, 453-1148.

(r) Summer Deals at Mi Casa – 2 for 1 appetizers in the cantina or on the deck until 9pm! 600 South Park Ave, 453-2071.

(a) Textile Club – Experiment with batik and use hot wax and dye in order to create unique and colorful images on fabric. Instruction by Abby Paffrath at the Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 East Washington Ave. $25 includes all materials. 6-8:30pm. 970 453-3364

(a) Thursday Wilderness Hikes – 10 am-12 pm Meet at the Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St. Join our professional guides on weekly Thursday hikes throughout the Breckenridge backcountry. Today’s hike is the Lower Flume Trail. From easy to difficult, these hikes will entice your senses and teach you all you ever wanted to know about our high alpine ecosystem and history. $8 per person/$22 family. 970-453-1734, www.townofbreckenridge.com.

(c) Tin Shop Guest Artist Program – The Tin Shop welcomes mixed media artist Marianne Flenniken from Peyton, CO. The public is welcome to drop in at the Tin Shop and visit while she works and lives there! 117 East Washington Ave, 2-6pm, Thursdays through Sundays. 970 453-3364 for more info. No Cost.

(a) Yoga, Qigong at Abby Hall –Anusara Inspired Yoga 9:30am-10:45am. Abby Hall is located at 136 S. Main St. $10/class. Drop in students are welcome. For more information, call 970-453-8558

Friday, July 31

(s) Arts Alive Presents: Summer at the Summit – 11am-5pm at 500 South Main Street (La Cima Mall). The local co-op gallery presents a juried show. Enjoy a variety of art: contemporary and classic painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, quilts, woven scarves, sculpture and more. Featured artist is Diane Jaynes, painter. 970 453-0450 for more info

(s) Art on a Whim Welcomes Julia Watkins – Stop by and meet artist Julia Watkins, pioneer of the energism style, and admire her work! Ground level at 100 North Main Street, 970 547-8399.

(a) Babes in the Backcountry Mountain Bike Getaway – Join the knowledgeable, patient and fun coaches from Babes increase your overall enjoyment on your mountain bike. $500 for the weekend. 970-453-4060, www.babesinthebackcountry.com

(c) The Backstage Theatre Presents: The Drunkard. Return to the formative years of Backstage Theatre, when melodramas were our stock and trade. This story of a temperance leader fallen from grace is hysterically goofy, sweetly affecting, and pure, unabashed entertainment. Cheer the hero! Hiss the villain! Buy tickets today! 121 S. Ridge St at 7:30pm. $18 adults, $12 students and children under 12. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) Breck150 Art Show – Five local artists present the beauty and heritage of Breckenridge through art at the Barney Ford House Museum. 111 E Washington Ave. This special show will be displayed April 11 through September 30 from 11am – 4pm. A percent of sale proceeds benefit the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Contact Julie at 970-453-5825 for more info

(h) Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Sites and Tours – Today’s available sites and tours include the Barney Ford House Museum, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Edwin Carter Museum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Guided Historic Walking Tour, 11 a.m. $5/person; Rotary Snowplow Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Washington Mine Tour, 1 p.m., $/ person; Lomax Placer Mine Tour, 3 p.m., $5/person. For directions to sites and more information, call 800-980-1859 or visit www.breckheritage.com.

(a) Breckenridge Recreation Center Classes – Cycling 6:15am; Intermediate Step 8am; 50+ Stretch/Strength 9:05am; Glutes, Core & More 10am; Tae Kwon Do 10am; Mat Pilates 11:10am; Zumba 12:30pm; Tae Kwon Do 4:15pm& 7pm. 970-453-1734

(e) Colorado Gold Panning Championships – The Gold Prospectors of Colorado present the state gold panning championships and the world dry-panning championships. Experts are on-site for public demonstrations and instruction at the Blue River Plaza.

(s) D’Vine Wine – Music, Massage & Merlot. $1 per minute chair massage, $5 glasses of wine. Live music with Josh Galvan at 6:30. 211 S. Main Street, Unit F. 970 453-3991.

(r) Friday Fiesta at Mi Casa – Happy Hour Prices until 9pm! Offer valid after 3pm. 600 South Park Ave, 453-2071.

(b) Gold Pan Saloon – Club Gold Pan starting at 9:00 pm – dance the night away with DJ Crisp spinning your favorite tunes. 103 North Main Street, 453-5499.

(s) Grand Victorian Day Spa – Thai and Ashiatsu Massages are 20% off all day long. 970-547-3624.

(b) Jake’s Dive Bar – Karaoke every Friday night at 9:30pm; Las Vegas giveaway for the night’s best performance, kitchen is open.11:30 – 2am daily. 100 North Main Street, 547-0110.

(c) National Repertory Orchestra Free Chamber Music “Porch Series” – 5:30 pm at Breckenridge Associates Real Estate, 229 South Main Street. 970 453-5825 or www.nromusic.com for more info.

(a) Yoga at Abby Hall – 136 S. Main St. Anusara Inspired Yoga 9:30-10:45am. $10/class. Drop in students are welcome. www.abbyhallonmain.com 970-453-8558


Saturday, August 1

(s) Arts Alive Presents: Summer at the Summit – 11am-5pm at 500 South Main Street (La Cima Mall). The local co-op gallery presents a juried show. Enjoy a variety of art: contemporary and classic painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, quilts, woven scarves, sculpture and more. Featured artist is Stan Horvath, photographer. 970 453-0450 for more info

(s) Art on a Whim Welcomes Julia Watkins – Stop by and meet artist Julia Watkins, pioneer of the energism style, and admire her work! Ground level at 100 North Main Street, 970 547-8399.

(a) Babes in the Backcountry Mountain Bike Getaway – Join the knowledgeable, patient and fun coaches from Babes increase your overall enjoyment on your mountain bike. $500 for the weekend. 970-453-4060, www.babesinthebackcountry.com

(k) The Backstage Children’s Theatre Presents: Babe the Sheep Pig – Based on the book by Dick King-Smith, this adaptation by renowned children’s theatre dramatist David Wood tells the story of a plucky pig who defied all expectations to become a champion sheep-herder. 121 S. Ridge St at 10am. $8 all ages. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) The Backstage Theatre Presents: The Drunkard. Return to the formative years of Backstage Theatre, when melodramas were our stock and trade. This story of a temperance leader fallen from grace is hysterically goofy, sweetly affecting, and pure, unabashed entertainment. Cheer the hero! Hiss the villain! Buy tickets today! 121 S. Ridge St at 7:30pm. $18 adults, $12 students and children under 12. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) Breck150 Art Show – Five local artists present the beauty and heritage of Breckenridge through art at the Barney Ford House Museum. 111 E Washington Ave. This special show will be displayed April 11 through September 30 from 11am – 4pm. A percent of sale proceeds benefit the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Contact Julie at 970-453-5825 for more info

(h) Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Sites and Tours – Today’s available sites and tours include the Barney Ford House Museum, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Edwin Carter Museum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Guided Historic Walking Tour, 11 a.m. $5/person; Rotary Snowplow Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Washington Mine Tour, 1 p.m., $5/ person; Lomax Placer Mine Tour, 3 p.m., $5/person; Iowa Hill Guided Hike, 10 a.m., $5/person; Red, White & Blue Fire Museum, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., $5 suggested donation. For directions to sites and more information, call 800-980-1859 or visit www.breckheritage.com.

(i) Breckenridge Photographics Lecture Series – Nighttime photography. Star exposure basics and shooting with a full moon. Bring your camera and tripod. 8pm at Breckenridge Photographics, 110 South Main Street. Free and open to photographers of all skill levels! 970 547-1518 or bphoto@colorado.net to sign up or for more info.

(a) Breckenridge Recreation Center Classes – BodyPump 8:30am; Yoga for Everyone 9:45am; 970-453-1734.

(e) Colorado Gold Panning Championships – The Gold Prospectors of Colorado present the state gold panning championships and the world dry-panning championships. Experts are on-site for public demonstrations and instruction at the Blue River Plaza.

(s) D’Vine Wine in Breckenridge – Music, Massage and Merlot. $1 per minute chair massage, and $5 glasses of wine. 6pm-9pm 211 South Main Street, 970-453-3991.

(b) The Gold Pan Saloon – Live music with DJ Tommy Z at 9pm! 103 North Main Street, 970 453-5499.

(s) Grand Victorian Day Spa & Salon – 15% discount on any massages, facials and waxing services. 970-547-3624.

(s) Learn to Knit at Teatime Quilting and Stitchery – 10:30am-12:30pm at 122 South Main Street. 970-547-8300.

(c) National Repertory Orchestra at the Factory Stores at Silverthorne – Blue Village at 12pm.

(c) National Repertory Orchestra FREE Chamber Music – 2pm at The Shops at Old South Main, 310 South Main Street, Breckenridge. 970 453-5825 or www.nromusic.com for more info.

(c) National Repertory Orchestra Fundraiser – Cash For Gold. Bring your unwanted gold and get a premium price from Matheu’s Fine Watches and Jewelry while supporting the NRO. 4-7pm at the Park Avenue Pub, 650 South Park Ave. 970 453-5825

(c) National Repertory Orchestra Presents: Visions and Impressions – 7:30pm at the Riverwalk Center, 150 West Adams Ave, 970 547-3100 www.nromusic.com for tickets. $22/$32.

(a) Parents Night Out (ages 5-12) – 5-8 pm at the Breckenridge Recreation Center, 880 Airport Rd. Hey parents, spend a night out on the town and we’ll watch the kids! Drop them off for a night of climbing, gym games, and all sorts of other fun activities. We’ll even have dinner for them! This is a very popular program and space is limited. $20 per child. Call 970-453-1734 or visit www.townofbreckenridge.com.

(a) Printmaking Slam with Michael Vigil – Join master printmaker Michael Vigil from Taos, NM for a two day printmaking slam. Participants will learn the art of creating monotypes and other printmaking techniques. No experience necessary to get great results. 10am – 2pm today and Sunday, at the Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 East Washington Ave. $125 for both sessions, includes instruction and materials. 970 453-3364 for more info.

(a) 12th Annual Quickstick Lacrosse Tournament – Fields around Breckenridge. Men’s lacrosse comes to the High Country for two days of intense play. Open to players of all abilities. Players must be at least 18 years old. For more information call 970-453-1734 or visit www.townofbreckenridge.com.

(a) Tea Time Quilting & Stitchery –Knitting, quilting and crocheting groups are welcome, no fee. 10am-5pm. 122 S. Main Street, 970 547-8300

(s) Tea Time Quilting & Stitchery – Knit a ladies ribbed pullover using fantasy linen yarn. 2:30-4:30pm. $20 plus supplies, 122 South Main Street. 970 547-8300.

(a) Yoga at Abby Hall – Pre Yoga Meditation 7:30-8:45am; Hatha Yoga 9-10:30am; Vinyasa Flow Yoga 10:45am-12:00pm. $10/class. Drop in students are welcome. 970-453-8558 www.abbyhallonmain.com


Sunday, August 2

(s) Arts Alive Presents: Summer at the Summit County real estate – 11am-5pm at 500 South Main Street (La Cima Mall). The local co-op gallery presents a juried show. Enjoy a variety of art: contemporary and classic painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, quilts, woven scarves, sculpture and more. Featured artist is Stan Horvath, Photographer. 970 453-0450 for more info

(s) Art on a Whim Welcomes Julia Watkins – Stop by and meet artist Julia Watkins, pioneer of the energism style, and admire her work! Ground level at 100 North Main Street, 970 547-8399.

(a) Babes in the Backcountry Mountain Bike Getaway – Join the knowledgeable, patient and fun coaches from Babes increase your overall enjoyment on your mountain bike. $500 for the weekend. 970-453-4060, www.babesinthebackcountry.com

(k) The Backstage Children’s Theatre Presents: Babe the Sheep Pig – Based on the book by Dick King-Smith, this adaptation by renowned children’s theatre dramatist David Wood tells the story of a plucky pig who defied all expectations to become a champion sheep-herder. 121 S. Ridge St at 1pm. $8 all ages. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) The Backstage Theatre Presents: The Drunkard. Return to the formative years of Backstage Theatre, when melodramas were our stock and trade. This story of a temperance leader fallen from grace is hysterically goofy, sweetly affecting, and pure, unabashed entertainment. Cheer the hero! Hiss the villain! Buy tickets today! 121 S. Ridge St at 7:30pm. $18 adults, $12 students and children under 12. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. 970-453-0199 for reservations or more information.

(c) Blue River Series Concert with Leo Kottke – 7:30pm at the Riverwalk Center, 150 West Adams Ave. $25 in advance, $30 day of show. 970 547-3100 for tickets or more info.

(c) Breck150 Art Show – Five local artists present the beauty and heritage of Breckenridge through art at the Barney Ford House Museum. 111 E Washington Ave. This special show will be displayed April 11 through September 30 from 11am – 4pm. A percent of sale proceeds benefit the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Contact Julie at 970-453-5825 for more info

(h) Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Sites and Tours – Today’s available sites and tours include the Barney Ford House Museum, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Edwin Carter Museum, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Guided Historic Walking Tour, 11 a.m. $5/person; Rotary Snowplow Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation; Washington Mine Tour, 1 p.m., $5/ person; Lomax Placer Mine Tour, 3 p.m., $5/person. For directions to sites and more information, call 800-980-1859 or visit www.breckheritage.com.

(a) Breckenridge Photographics Summer Workshops – These workshops are designed for all levels and include one on one instruction in the field. Workshop