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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

Avon opens first outdoor concert venue in Eagle County following COVID-19

AVON – Nottingham Park on Wednesday became the first outdoor venue in the county to take the leap back into hosting concerts. With four sections that allow 175 people each, and 50-feet between each section,... Full Story

Olivero: Breckenridge drive-in screening of ‘The Sandlot’ quenches sports thirst

BRECKENRIDGE – Saturday night’s 100-car, 400-person drive-in movie at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge was an idea three months in the making. In mid-March, the day after the novel coronavirus pandemic effectively shutdown Summit County,... Full Story

Colorado releases amended public health order, opening bars and expanding capacity at large restaurants

KEYSTONE — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has amended its safer-at-home order for the seventh time, opening nearly all businesses including bars.  Summit County’s current public health order defers to the state’s... Full Story

Keystone Neighborhood Co. cancels summer festivals due to COVID-19

The Keystone Neighbourhood Co. announced Wednesday the cancellation of its remaining summer festivals for 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The cancellations include the River Run Art Festival scheduled for July 25-26, the Keystone... Full Story

Dillon Farmers Market to open Friday; summer concerts at amphitheater canceled

DILLON — Dillon residents and visitors will have to go without concerts at the town’s amphitheater this summer as officials continue to make changes due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. But Dillon is hoping to bring... Full Story

Breck Film Fest presents ‘The Sandlot’ drive-in at Colorado Mountain College

Breck Film Fest has dealt with coronavirus curveballs by streaming movies monthly. Now, the nonprofit is changing things up and presenting a drive-in film with Breckenridge Creative Arts at Colorado Mountain College. The public can... Full Story

Stream ‘Alice’ all month long to support Breck Film Fest

Following two months of streaming movies for the Summit Film Society’s series, the tradition continues with June’s title, “Alice.” The film won The Grand Jury Award at 2019’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas,... Full Story

Arts Alive Gallery moves to Frisco

FRISCO — After over a decade of calling Breckenridge home, Summit County Arts Council’s Arts Alive Gallery has moved to Frisco. Now at 101 S. Main St., the new location gives the cooperative gallery about... Full Story

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance to open historic sites and tours

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance will open its historic sites and will offer tours on a limited basis starting Friday, June 5. The Lomax Placer Mine, where visitors can pan for gold, as well as the... Full Story

Move, create, radiate: Mia Tarduno releases universal book of women’s tales

FRISCO — Since moving to Summit County roughly six years ago, Mia Tarduno has taken an annual international vacation to relax and explore. Yet Tarduno’s latest excursion was unlike ones prior. It started in April... Full Story

Photographer opens Wilderness Exclusives gallery in Frisco

FRISCO — Photographer Clark Schiring didn’t plan to open a gallery in the middle of a pandemic. But the Nebraska native always has planned for it to be on Frisco’s Main Street. The roughly 1,000-square-foot... Full Story

My favorite quarantine cooking gadgets

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. Cooking at home is... Full Story

Summit Daily relaunches calendar with virtual events

The Summit Daily News has relaunched its events calendar to include information about virtual events. To add an event, go to and click “Learn how to add an event.” Fill out the form and... Full Story

The CO Brothers release new music video

After raising $4,000 from the Summit County community, $600 of which came during a Next Page Books & Nosh concert in October, The CO Brothers have finished and released their music video for the song... Full Story

Summit Musicians Relief Fund to host paid, recorded concerts for musicians

The Summit Musicians Relief Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to providing local musicians with financial support for medical issues, is expanding its mission. The organization is placing out a call for artists affected by the coronavirus... Full Story

Summit High School’s ‘Between Two Extremes’ exhibit opens virtually

BRECKENRIDGE — Summit High School’s biannual art exhibit put on in tandem with Breckenridge Creative Arts has gone through some changes. The school’s National Art Honor Society council abandoned the exhibition’s theme of Pi Day —... Full Story

Bringing the bar home during a pandemic

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. With establishments closed due... Full Story

Breckenridge plans to do nothing or something low key for 4th of July

BRECKENRIDGE — At the Breckenridge Town Council meeting Tuesday, Assistant Town Manager Shannon Haynes reported that the Breckenridge Events Committee has been discussing Fourth of July activities and noted that festivities have been canceled across... Full Story

Breckenridge Music offers virtual drum circle

For the next three weeks, music lovers can connect virtually for a percussive outlet. Breckenridge Music’s Rhythm Renewal program, lead by Peak Rhythms Founder Jonathan Crowder, is a free, online drum circle available now for kids, teens and... Full Story

Summit County artists make do with virtual art night

FRISCO — Like many gatherings, instructional courses, book clubs, festivals, concerts and other forms of in-person entertainment, the pivot to the internet has been a crucial life preserver for events during the coronavirus pandemic. Venues... Full Story

Celebrating Mother’s Day in the time of coronavirus

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 coronavirus pandemic has... Full Story

May’s Summit Film Society movie now available for streaming

Feeling hungry? Then learn about celebrated British chef and cookbook author Diana Kennedy in Elizabeth Carroll’s documentary, “Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy,” which is now streaming as May’s Summit Film Society title. Kennedy is one of... Full Story

10 Mile Music Hall co-owner launches Curbside Concerts

Venues everywhere have flocked to streaming services due to the coronavirus pandemic, yet Todd Altschuler, co-owner of 10 Mile Music Hall, and his wife, Maura Altschuler, have a new venture in mind to bring shows... Full Story