Summit Daily

Portfolio Gallery welcomes spring with wildflower exhibition

Snow is in the forecast for Summit County, but wildflower season is right around the corner. Breckenridge’s Portfolio Gallery is celebrating spring with an exhibit all about Colorado’s lush nature. Six artists created 12 large,... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: What to do when vaccinated

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. I received my second... Full Story

TEDx Breckenridge looks for speakers

Applications are now open to speak at the second annual TEDx Breckenridge event. The series of presentations will be held at the Riverwalk Center on Oct. 2. According to a news release, the event’s goal... Full Story

Colorado Mountain College presents ‘The Nina Variations’ virtually

Colorado Mountain College begins streaming the final show of the Sopris Theatre Co.’s season Friday, April 9. Written by Steven Dietz, “The Nina Variations” is an homage to Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” that traps star-crossed... Full Story

Apply to host Breck Music block parties

Live music will look a little different this summer, thanks to Breckenridge Music’s mobile stage providing tunes in multiple locations throughout the county. Built out of a 1975 Airstream trailer, the “AirStage” will travel to... Full Story

The Spacies find their home in Summit County

Inside Ross Lara’s Silverthorne studio sit vintage keyboards and analog synthesizers such as a 1978 Korg and an Oberheim Matrix-6 from 1985. The old instruments are making fresh sounds in a new location that Lara... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: My picks for National Poetry Month

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 snow is melting... Full Story

Priscilla and Chris Flowers perform in Silverthorne on Friday

Lake Dillon Theatre Co. is having its first indoor performance since shutting down in March 2020. This weekend, join singers Priscilla Flowers, Chris Flowers and accompanist William Dougherty for three special performances. The Flowers are... Full Story

Breckenridge author starts children’s book series with ‘How to Love Your Pug’

He snores so loud he sometimes wakes up the whole house. He can’t stand seeing animals on the television. He is a sweetheart who loves to cuddle. He is Mojo Disco Baggins, the 12-year-old pug... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Traditional and not-so-traditional ways to celebrate Easter

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. Easter was one of... Full Story

Silverthorne to give away free beer for a year

This April, the town of Silverthorne is giving people the chance to win free beer for a year at its First Friday event. From 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 2, people can enjoy live music at... Full Story

Breck Film screens nominated shorts

Want to watch this year’s Oscar-nominated shorts? Breck Film can help. The nonprofit will have the animated, documentary and live-action shorts available for viewing from Friday, April 2, to April 30. Each of the three... Full Story

The Kingdom of Breckenridge and its 1st Ullr Dag festival

Breckenridge celebrated its first Ullr Dag festival 58 years ago this week, and the town has never been the same. In spring 1963, Breckenridge Ski Area was just two seasons old. Many other new ski... Full Story

Master meteorology with ‘Hunting Powder’

Like any passionate skier, Jordan Lipp doesn’t want to miss a morning when there are feet of freshly fallen snow on the slopes after a storm. But unlike skiers who follow the “no friends on... Full Story

Frisco cancels 2021 Colorado BBQ Challenge

Though case data and vaccination rates are improving, the town of Frisco has canceled the 2021 Colorado BBQ Challenge. Last year, the event was postponed and eventually canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s... Full Story

Silverthorne man to release book on e-bike fundraiser for Meniere’s disease

Steve Schwier of Silverthorne will release his memoir, “On the Vertigo: One Sick Man’s Journey to Make a Difference,” via Amazon on April 1. The book chronicles Schwier’s difficult and grueling 1,400-mile e-bike ride from... Full Story

Comedians lighten the mood at Warren Station

  Steve McGrew went nine months without a comedy gig. He heard of peers quitting the industry and picking up retail jobs to make ends meet, but the Parker-based country comedian waited for the live... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Looking for a laugh

  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. April Fools’ Day... Full Story

Inspiration after the storm: Artist canvases mountain newspapers’ coronavirus headlines

  GRANBY — Winter Park artist Shannon Foley Henn has always loved storms, in part because of the way a heavy downpour or severe snowfall slows the world down. But in March 2020, the coronavirus... Full Story

Salida Ranger District opens artist in residence program

The Salida Ranger District is looking for applicants to be an artist in residence during the summer. Artists will have seven days of accommodations at Bassam Guard Station and an additional seven days of reserved... Full Story

Colorado opera singer honors Breckenridge poet Belle Turnbull for Women’s History Month

Breckenridge poet Belle Turnbull died in 1970, but her poems are finding new life in 2021. Next week, opera singer Kara Bishop-Grover and composer and pianist Lois Henry will perform their all-female song cycle, titled... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Going places with your palate

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. It’s been roughly a... Full Story

Breck Film to screen ‘Super Frenchie’

March’s Breck Film Society experience is the sports documentary about pro skier and BASE jumper Matthias Giraud, “Super Frenchie.” Directed by Chase Ogden, it showcases a balance of extreme sports thrills and Giraud’s personal family... Full Story

In-person art classes give chances to be creative

As restrictions loosen and the weather warms, more people are venturing out of the confines of their homes to resume favorite pastimes or pick up a new hobby. Art studios are ramping up in-person classes... Full Story

The Geiger Counter: Explore a world of learning at the library

  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. I love being... Full Story