Summit Daily

Public art adds color to Breckenridge’s Walkable Main

BRECKENRIDGE — Breckenridge is noticeably different this season than past summers. People walk downtown wearing required face masks, restaurants extend seating into the roads, and vehicle traffic is barred from Main Street. If people look... Full Story

How to celebrate an artful August

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 new month means... Full Story

Registration open for Dulcetterra music festival

Alma-based World Music Development has created an online, interactive music festival in light of the pandemic. Registration for the free programming is now open to the public. Called Dulcetterra, the 12-hour event coincides with the International... Full Story

Lord of the Mountains Church to livestream music performance

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church will host a live violin-piano duo performance at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. The performance can be streamed at and will feature musical works by Beethoven and Schubert.... Full Story

Rocky Mountain Art Festivals resume events

Though the coronavirus pandemic canceled July’s 37th annual Breckenridge July Art Festival and the third annual Silverthorne Fine Art Festival, show producers Rocky Mountain Art Festivals have resumed operations for the rest of the summer.... Full Story

National Repertory Orchestra fundraiser goes virtual on Saturday

The National Repertory Orchestra will host its fundraiser event differently this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Called “Encore,” the event will be an evening of celebration and music with Director Carl Topilow and host... Full Story

Community voices strong support for Frisco’s Black Lives Matter mural

FRISCO — Residents from around Summit County and beyond tuned in to the virtual Frisco Town Council meeting Tuesday night to voice support for the town’s Black Lives Matter mural painted on Main Street and... Full Story

High Country musician Kevin Danzig releases 10th album

FRISCO — Three years in the making, Kevin Danzig has released his 10th album, aptly named “10.” However, some of the album’s songs were written long ago, such as “Eye To Eye” in the 1990s. Danzig said... Full Story

National Repertory Orchestra string quartet to perform in Silverthorne

The town of Silverthorne will host a free concert from 5-6 p.m. Friday, July 31. The National Repertory Orchestra string quartet will perform at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center outdoor stage. Attendees are asked to... Full Story

Rewind and unwind at the drive-in

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 first drive-in movie... Full Story

Annual Summit County Arts Council fundraiser begins Friday

The Summit County Arts Council invites the public to spruce up their homes during the annual 100 for $100 benefit. Various local pieces of art can be purchased for at least $100, and all proceeds... Full Story

10 Mile Music hall struggles to stay afloat, refund tickets

FRISCO — While some businesses are seeing an uptick in commerce as health restrictions loosen, others are still dead in the water. Independent music venues were among the first establishments to close due to the... Full Story

Take a tour of Outer Range Brewing Co.’s new taproom

FRISCO — The wait is over. Outer Range Brewing Co. is ready to welcome customers to its finished, expanded taproom. The Frisco brewery at 182 Lusher Court took over neighboring Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant’s space in... Full Story

Activities for getting out in the open air

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. Virtual events are all... Full Story

Solidarity talk and mural in Breckenridge work to break down stereotypes

BRECKENRIDGE — As the paint dried on Denver-based artist Latasha Dunston’s solidarity mural, the second monthly Solidarity Talk run by Solidarity Nation brought together local residents, town officials, business owners and other leaders on the... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Top patios and decks to dine outside in Summit County

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 small silver lining... Full Story

Solidarity mural takes shape in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE — Denver-based artist Latasha Dunston has been commissioned by Breckenridge Creative Arts to paint a mural on Washington Avenue near Main Street. The street art is being made in an act of support and... Full Story

Activists, artists paint Black Lives Matter mural in front of Frisco Town Hall

FRISCO — Another block of Frisco’s Main Street was closed off Tuesday as Colorado artists from Summit County and the Front Range painted a Black Lives Matter mural in front of Frisco Town Hall. Local... Full Story

Summit County Art Councils seeks submissions for fundraiser

The Summit County Arts Council is preparing for its annual 100 for $100 art sale fundraiser and is looking for artists to donate work to the nonprofit. All donations must be ready to hang or... Full Story

Colorado BBQ Challenge officially canceled

The annual Colorado BBQ Challenge will not happen in Frisco due to the coronavirus pandemic. Originally schedule for June 19-20, it was postponed in April to Sept. 25-26. The town announced Wednesday, July 15, that... Full Story

After entrepreneurial leap, Becca Spiro wins Summit Chamber new business award for Frosted Flamingo

FRISCO — In all her years working for Breckenridge Creative Arts, Becca Spiro could sense many people were intimidated by art. It felt similar to how cooking can be a challenge for many people. Spiro... Full Story

‘Accomplice’ pedals into Breckenridge for a drive-in movie

Bicycles have become a hot commodity during the pandemic as both a means of transportation and a method of exhilarating exercise. This weekend, presented by Breckenridge Creative Arts in partnership with Breck Film, Teton Gravity Research... Full Story

After a successful drive-in movie, Silverthorne brainstorms future First Friday events

SILVERTHORNE — Silverthorne Town Council on Wednesday discussed the July First Friday drive-in movie, which sold out less than 24 hours after being announced. Council members said they enjoyed the event and hope the town... Full Story

4 ways to get outside this holiday weekend

DILLON — While out for a run and listening to music on the Oro Grande trail on Wednesday, a cover of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land” played on shuffle. Typically, the more energizing... Full Story

Summit County prepares for a physically distanced Fourth of July weekend with no fireworks

DILLON — The Fourth of July is going to look a bit different this year with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but organizations and towns around the county are working to provide a bit of festivity... Full Story