Summit Daily

Tips for a safe and fun Halloween: Physically distanced trick-or-treating, haunted tours and Dia de los Muertos celebrations

FRISCO — With Halloween just two weeks away, the Summit County Public Health Department has repeatedly stressed the importance of safety, encouraging families to find alternatives to traditional activities like trick-or-treating. Public health spokesperson Nicole... Full Story

3 ideas to enjoy a pandemic-friendly Halloween

I was definitely one of those kids whose favorite holiday growing up was Halloween. I wasn’t ever into the scary undertones, but I loved candy. A night’s work of going door-to-door asking my neighbors for... Full Story

Staying safe indoors: Escape rooms adjust during pandemic

FRISCO — Being outside in the fresh air, wearing masks and staying socially distant is a healthy combination for folks wanting to stretch their legs beyond the confines of their own homes. As days get... Full Story

Dillon inks agreement to bring Ice Castles back for 2020-21 winter

DILLON — Residents and visitors once again will be able to enjoy the glittering spires and illuminated tunnels of the Dillon ice castles this year. The Dillon Town Council unanimously approved a one-year contract with... Full Story

Portfolio Gallery to host Masked Mixed Media event

Portfolio Gallery is hosting its last Masked Mixed Media event of the year from 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The Masked Mixed Media event will be hosted outside, weather dependent, and will feature live painting... Full Story

Elevate your outdoor meals with these camp cooking tips

There is something about eating dinner outside and watching the sunset that makes food just taste so much better. After a long day of hiking, fishing, rafting or just playing around the campground, there is... Full Story

Home Cooking: Ham and cheese breakfast sandwich and sheet-pan chicken dinner with a twist

The recipes I share aren’t based on Google trends of what’s popular; they’re simply what I’ve been cooking for myself over the past week. For instance, I love breakfast, but after weeks of scrambled eggs... Full Story

Scrappy’s Pizza to take over Jersey Boys location in Dillon

DILLON — The old Jersey Boys Pizza & Deli restaurant is being replaced by Scrappy’s Pizza. Lindsay Atkins, who also owns High Rockies Whiskey and Wine Bar, has taken over the joint and hopes to... Full Story

Speakers and organizers are ready to put on a virtual TEDx Breckenridge event on Oct. 3

FRISCO — Like many Summit County residents, Micah Shanser knew the area had a gem that is generally underappreciated by the many people who come to the area to visit. For him, it wasn’t a... Full Story

High Country Baking: Apple-crowned cream cake

Simple yet sophisticated, this cake will remind you of pastries served in a European coffeehouse. It stars a delicate, moist crumb that is perfectly complemented by the elusive flavors of vanilla and apple. The overall... Full Story

World Cup snowboard champ Chris Corning releases trailer for debut snowboard film

As we turn the calendar to October, a pair of Summit County locals released teasers for upcoming ski and snowboard films. Snowboard World Cup champion and 2018 Olympian Chris Corning shared a trailer for his... Full Story

Ten Days of Ullr to keep Ullr Fest traditions alive during pandemic

BRECKENRIDGE — Ullr Fest is still on for this year with the pandemic-friendly Ten Days of Ullr celebration. While many major Breckenridge events have been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, the town is starting... Full Story

What to stream at Breck Film Fest

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. While the main weekend... Full Story

Top 6 drives to see fall foliage near Breckenridge, Colorado (with video)

The month of September is one of the best times of the year to visit the High Country when it comes to breathtaking views. An explosion of reds, oranges and yellows from the fall foliage... Full Story

Best fall hikes for aspen leaves in Summit County (before they’re gone!)

This article was originally written and published in 2018. I’d always heard that aspen trees were classic Colorado, that their colors would be awe-inspiring. Humbling. It seems like just yesterday that summer arrived and the... Full Story

Home Cooking: Three delightful autumn soups

I stopped at the grocery store on my way home from work on Tuesday. It’s always tempting to grab a frozen pizza for dinner when I’m tired and cooking is the last thing I want... Full Story

Warren Station continues masked edition of Fall Comedy Series Sept. 26

Warren Station Center for the Arts is continuing its Fall Comedy Series this weekend with two shows Saturday, Sept. 26, featuring opener Alan Bromwell and headliner Chris Voth. Bromwell and Voth each have made several appearances... Full Story

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre starts youth programming

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s enrichment programs for youths have started up again this fall. Instructor Branden Smith will teach students from first grade to high schoolers fundamentals, monologues and scene work. The four-week classes are Tuesdays... Full Story

Watch anti-bullying movie ‘The Upstanders’ for free on Sept. 30.

SpeakUp ReachOut and Building Hope Summit County invite the public to watch a free virtual screening of “The Upstanders.” The IndieFlix documentary explores cyberbullying and bullying among friends, families and co-workers along with the science behind... Full Story

Rising Sun Distillery to release new whiskey

Rising Sun Distillery, which recently opened a new tasting room in Frisco, has created a new whiskey in collaboration with Epic Brewing. The whiskey, called Dark Angel, will be released at the distillery Oct. 9.... Full Story

‘The Cuban’ chooses Breck Film Fest for Colorado premiere

BRECKENRIDGE — Film is a chance for Sergio Navarretta to play around with different mediums. The director can work with composers, actors or other creatives on the crew to scratch an itch for mental stimulation. With “The... Full Story

Dulcetterra aims to bring peace, music to your home

FRISCO — While the coronavirus pandemic has not made 2020 the ideal year to launch a new music festival, Saam Golgoon hopes his festival, Dulcetterra, will bring positivity to its participants. The online event combines concerts,... Full Story

Breck Film blends digital, drive-in screenings for 2020 festival

BRECKENRIDGE — Breck Film has been altering its regular programming this year ever since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The Summit Film Society, now called the Breck Film Society, went digital and gave viewers... Full Story

New documentary focuses on Dave Repsher’s recovery from helicopter crash

FRISCO — A new documentary set to open at the Breck Film Festival will take audiences through the amazing story of local Flight for Life nurse Dave Repsher and how a community of support helped... Full Story

Graze & Torreys starts fundraiser for 10 Mile Music Hall

FRISCO — Graze & Torreys, a sandwich cart at 10 Mile Music Hall, has started an online fundraiser for the Frisco venue that serves as its home. Like many others in the entertainment industry, 10... Full Story