Summit Daily

10 Mile Music Hall launches event business in effort to stay afloat

Few businesses have been more negatively impacted by the pandemic than those in the entertainment industry. In Summit County, no business has felt the effects quite like 10 Mile Music Hall. The concert and event... Full Story

National Repertory Orchestra hires new music director

When you’ve been on the job for over 40 years, finding your replacement isn’t taken lightly. Music Director Carl Topilow was hired in 1972 as an assistant conductor for the orchestra by its founder and... Full Story

Breck Film’s outgoing executive director looks back on 7 years with the organization

Janice Kurjun started her time in Summit County as a ski bum in 2010. Coming off a stint at a newspaper in Wyoming, she spent a season on the slopes before coming over to the... Full Story

Frisco author ready for the release of his second novel, ‘Up a Tree’

For Frisco-based author Richard Brock, 2020 started off with a lot of promise. Coming off a decent reception to his self-published 2015 novel “Cross Dog Blues,” Brock had managed to secure an agent from the... Full Story

Friends of Dillon Ranger District begins virtual backcountry film festival Thursday

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District is hosting the 16th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, which features 12 short films based on human-powered experiences in the backcountry. The virtual festival begins at 6... Full Story

Breck Film kicks off 2021 Breck Film Society season with Harry Chapin documentary

Breck Film is starting off its 2021 Breck Film Society season with a screening of the 2020 documentary “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something,” which will be available to stream on Breck Film’s website... Full Story

Hit the ice: Skating options expand for Summit County visitors during pandemic

Summit County is without question a ski and snowboard destination, but your skills on the snow could translate to the ice, and trying your hand at ice skating could improve your carving out on the... Full Story

Ice Castles brings a winter wonderland to Summit County

Whether you’re a longtime community member or a first-time visitor to Summit County, few of the area’s many amenities can compare with the winter wonderland that is the Dillon Ice Castles. The Ice Castles offer... Full Story

Silverthorne offers free winter amenities

Silverthorne has opened up various free winter activities, including parks for ice skating, ice fishing and sledding and trails for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. In a news release, the town announced that it had opened... Full Story

Summit High School students get creative with online production of fall play

It almost feels cliche to say it, but this year’s fall play at Summit High School had to be put on a little differently amid the ongoing pandemic. The production of “One Stoplight Town” will... Full Story

High Country Baking: Walnut and pear torte

This rustic torte is a lovely way to end any cool-weather meal. It features pears, soaked in rum and brown sugar, that melt into a moist, nutty-flavored cake, leaving only their complex sweetness on your... Full Story

Dillon Ice Castles to open Saturday

The Dillon Ice Castles will open Saturday, Dec. 19, inviting guests to once again make their way to the Dillon Town Park to view the fourth iteration of the frozen attraction. The castles initially were... Full Story

Local establishments offer to-go cocktails as pandemic wears on

As the pandemic continues and businesses wait for level red restrictions to be lifted, one pre-pandemic enjoyment some people around Summit County may be missing is the opportunity to sit inside and enjoy a nice... Full Story

Make a magnificent mocktail

In his first book “Brainiac,” top “Jeopardy!” champ and noted teetotaler Ken Jennings talked about one of the knowledge areas he worked to brush up on before he embarked on his 74-game win streak: alcohol.... Full Story

Summit County native returns to open Breckenridge’s new Rootstalk restaurant

  When Matt Vawter, a Summit High School graduate, saw an opportunity to move back up to the mountains and take over a restaurant building in Breckenridge, he seized the moment. His new restaurant, Rootstalk,... Full Story

Ticketed performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ will be broadcast Dec. 12

The Summit School of Dance is selling tickets for a performance of “The Nutcracker” that will be broadcast online at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. Tickets are $30 per household and allow patrons to stream... Full Story

High Country Baking: Butterscotch custard

A simple, old-fashioned dessert, butterscotch custard evokes fond childhood memories from adults and is loved by youngsters for its straightforward taste. With a silky, smooth texture and brown sugar-vanilla flavor, it has universal appeal. The... Full Story

Old West liquor concept Pullman Distillery to open in spring

  Construction is underway on Ein Prosit owner Scott Pohlman’s long-thought-out idea of a distillery centered around an antique train car. The new spot, Pullman Distillery, is toward the rear of the same building as... Full Story

Al fresco winter dining: Restaurants and bars get creative to accommodate customers

Typically, December wouldn’t fare well for outdoor dining in Summit County, but the unseasonably warm weather has made it possible for several restaurants and bars with food service. Indoor dining is closed in counties under... Full Story

Ice Castles offers limited presale tickets

Community members eager to be among the first to see this year’s iteration of the Dillon Ice Castles can begin booking their visits. A limited number of presale tickets for the Ice Castles are available... Full Story

Silverthorne’s 12 Days of Dining and Band in a Bubble series begin this week

Silverthorne has created the 12 Days of Dining program to support local restaurants, which will feature a different restaurant each day from Dec. 9 to Dec. 20. There will also be a Band in a... Full Story

Home Cooking: Get your greens for breakfast

  I’m one of those adults who isn’t a natural salad eater. If I want to eat my veggies, I resort to tactics that might be worthy of a clever mom with a recalcitrant toddler.... Full Story