The Colorado MTN Town Weekly – Events and More July 11- 17, 2013

Colorado mountain towns are cool! We have got tons of stuff to do. Get out and enjoy and then check out a concert, art gallery showing, lecture, play and more. Here’s a lineup!

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July 11, 2013

Concert in the Park Series, Frisco

The Frisco Concerts in the Park return for 2013!  The Town of Frisco is proud to bring together great music for a great cause at the FREE Outdoor Concert in the Park Series at the Historic Park Gazebo & Lawn at 120 Main Street.  The concerts usually feature some of the hottest up-and-coming musical talent and are ready to get you moving to the beat in the mountains! Refreshments will be available for purchase to benefit the local non-profit designated for the evening. The Concerts in the Park are pet-friendly with leash; no alcohol is to be brought in from outside the event as beverages are available for sale to benefit the local non-profit organization. Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones to perform. http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/concert-in-the-park/

July 12, 2013

Dillon Farmers Market & Friday Night Concert Series, Dillon

9am – 2pm Enjoy homemade, handcrafted and freshly grown products at one of the best farmers markets in the high country. Live entertainment from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm / Music guest Handsome Dan

Friday Night Concert Series 7pm presents  Dead Winter Carpenters represents everything the American west stands for. The band seamlessly blends Americana with roots rock and a tinge of straightforward ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ alt. country for hard-hitting performances that are as edgy as they are whimsical. The project pushes and pulls at musical boundaries with top-notch, live performances while walking the line with unexpected world music flair. With an unbridled spirit, and an authentic approach to the art of songwriting, the five-piece captures the freedom of the road with the kind of energy that legends are made of. http://www.townofdillon.com/index.aspx?page=23

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July 13, 2013
Daniel McVey Astrophotography Art Showing, Breckenridge
Breckenridge Theatre Art Gallery Opening at 121 South Ridge Street is on Saturday July 13 from 4-6pm during the Breck Art Walk. All are invited to see Daniel’s biggest public display of photography to date with over 60 LF of wall space to utilize. Feel free to invite your families and friends or just show your support by Sharing this event. More Info: http://www.danielmcvey.com/2013/04/breckenridge-theatre-art-gallery/

July 13-17, 2013

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater, Grand Lake

Check out a performance at the award winning Theater. Peter Pan, A Chorus Line and How to Succed.., are all on this weeks calendar. Click the link for tickets and times. http://www.rockymountainrep.com/show-tickets/calendar/

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July 13, 2013

SOL Shine Music Festival, Winter Park

The 3rd Annual Winter Park SolShine Music Festival will be held in the town of Winter Park at the Hideaway Park amphitheater. Check out the July 13th Show from 6-9pm. This is a FREE event! Opening is Quinn Sullivan for the Featured act: The Nevilles. http://www.playwinterpark.com/

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July 13 – 14, 2013
Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival, Keystone

River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles. Learn about different regions and the delicate nuance of flavors that evolve the finest vineyard blends. Enrich your knowledge by attending the wine seminars and discover which wines and foods harmonize with your favorite selections. Enjoy live music from national Jazz musicians. Pricing, times and schedule of events to be found at keystonefestivals.com

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July 11, 2013
Yoga on the Mountain Series (1 of 3), Arapahoe

Due to popular demand, we’ve turned “Yoga on the Mountain” into a three-part series. http://www.arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/calendar.aspx

July 11, 2013
Blue River Series: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Breckenridge

Best known for the 1989 smash “Tuff Enuff,” The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band for over 30 years. For more information please visit http://www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com/

July 11, 2013
Wild West Rodeo, Carbondale

Saddle up, and join us every Thursday throughout the summer, rain or shine, for the rodeo at the Gus Darien Riding Arena.  Gates open at 5:30pm, Slack kicks off at 6:30pm, and the Grand Entry starts at 7:30pm.  Rodeo events include: bull riding, steer riding, team roping, barrel racing, muttin’ busting, and a number of other events.  For more information please visithttp://www.carbondale.com/events

July 11 – 14, 2013
Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival, Crested Butte

Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival returns this summer better than ever with several wine seminars, two Celebrity Chef Tour dinners, a champagne brunch and an outdoor grand tasting with more than 500 select wines from 25 wineries and distributors. New this year is that the event benefits Crested Butte Center for the Arts, which is coordinating the event in partnership with Larimer Associates.
From “Wine 101” with visiting Master Sommelier Sean Razee to “Anything but Chardonnay – Unique Whites” with local Sommelier Judy Byron, there are topics to please any palate during six wine seminars held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. In addition, Karen Hoskin of Montanya Distillers will offer an “Anyone Can Make an Artisan Cocktail” seminar for those who want to venture beyond the world of wine. On Sunday, the “Bursting with Bubbles Brunch” at East Side Bistro spotlights champagnes from around the world.
Evenings are devoted to a film screening that ties into the theme of wine presented by Crested Butte Film Festival on Thursday and Celebrity Chef Tour dinners on Friday and Saturday that also benefit the James Beard Foundation. The Friday evening dinner will be held in a private Crested Butte home starring Executive Chef Jason Vernon, owner of Soupçon Bistro, as the local host accompanied by Jorel Pierce (Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, Denver), Kelly Whitaker (Basta, Denver) and Hosea Rosenberg (Blackbelly Catering, Boulder). The Saturday dinner will be held at Maxwell’s with Executive Chef Anthony Reichenbach hosting and joined by Mike Isabella (Graffiato, Washington, D.C.), Kelly Liken (Restaurant Kelly Liken, Vail) and Alex Seidel (Fruition, Denver).
Tickets and additional information is available atwww.crestedbuttewine.com or by calling (970) 349-7487. VIP pass holders will have access to a VIP welcome reception, breakfast and premium wine tasting.

July 11, 2013
Cupcakes and Canvases
, Keystone
This unforgettable experience is a perfect outlet for your little one’s “Inner Picasso”. Our special Art Teacher will inspire and guide your kids as they create their masterpieces. The two-hour long session includes a canvas and art supplies for the children as well as darling cupcakes for the “starving” artists. (We know playing can make you hungry.) Cupcakes and Canvases takes place under the Gazebo at Lakeside Village.

July 12 – 13, 2013
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Aspen

MOMIX – Botanica  Aspen District Theatre.  8:00pm  Back by popular demand, MOMIX’ mesmerizing Botanica is a mysterious, sensual world of flowers and plants. Botanica invites the outdoors in with magnificent props, costumes and stage design and a beautiful score layered with birdsongs and Vivaldi. Moses Pendleton’s company of dancer-illusionists has been celebrated worldwide for their ability to conjure up a universe of surrealistic images using props, light, shadow, humor and the human body. Celebrate the magical beauty of the seasons with MOMIX’ stunningBotanica.  For more information please visithttp://www.aspensantafeballet.com/performance_calendar/aspen_season.php

July 12 – 14, 2013
Hardrock 100 Endurance Run, Telluride

The Hardrock 100 Endurance Run is a 100 mile run whose course makes a big loop through the San Juan Mountains of beautiful southwest Colorado: 100-miles which includes 33,992 feet of climb and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet with an average elevation of 11,186 feet – low point 7,680 feet (Ouray) and high point 14,048 feet (Handies Peak).  For more information please visit http://hardrock100.com/

July 12, 2013
Kidtopia Kids Theatre Presents: Golden, Keystone
On Friday mornings at the Quaking Aspen Amphitheater, Keystone’s River Run Village hosts GOLDEN. From the creators of The Red Cape and The Prince comes a new family musical based on the classic tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears, GOLDEN. GOLDEN reveals the true story of what really happened that fateful fairytale night. When the Bear family returns home from a short vacation, they find to their dismay that the village mischief-maker Goldie has broken into their home and caused a major ruckus. To seek help in curbing Goldie’s urge to usurp the villager’s things, the Bears recruit other victims in the village to help right the wrong and teach Goldie a lesson in personal boundaries and mutual respect. In the end, Goldie gets the ultimate intervention in this hilarious family musical that audiences of all ages will love.

July 13 – 14, 2013
Xterra Wild Running Festival, Keystone

Get ready for a Wild experience! XTERRA is hosting a trail running extravaganza like no other with seven races – from silly to serious – that all ages and skill levels can enjoy at Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado on July 12-14, 2013.  The signature event is the XTERRA Wild obstacle course run – built to be tough, muddy, and fun with a series of man-made and natural hazards for runners to navigate and conquer. In addition to the myriad of races runners can expect a family friendly atmosphere, music and food, beer and wine, tons of trail running clinics, and a nightly gathering of kindred spirits.
And if all that’s not Wild enough, the event is being held in conjunction with the Keystone Wine and Jazz festival that’s just a short jog away at River Run.  For more information or to register please visithttp://www.xterrawild.com/ or email info@xterraplanet.com.

July 13, 2013

Daniel McVey Art Showing, Breckenridge
Breckenridge Theatre Art Gallery Opening at 121 South Ridge Street is on Saturday July 13 from 4-6pm during the Breck Art Walk. All are invited to see my biggest public display of photography to date with over 60 LF of wall space to utilize. Feel free to invite your families and friends or just show your support by Sharing this event. More Info: http://www.danielmcvey.com/2013/04/breckenridge-theatre-art-gallery/

July 13, 2013

SOL Shine Music Festival, Winter Park

The 3rd Annual Winter Park SolShine Music Festival will be held in the town of Winter Park at the Hideaway Park amphitheater. Check out the July 13th Show from 6-9pm. This is a FREE event! Opening is Quinn Sullivan for the Featured act: The Nevilles. http://www.playwinterpark.com/

July 13, 2013

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Aspen

MOMIX – Dance for Kids Botanica  Aspen District Theatre.  4:00pm  MOMIX returns with a popular Dance for Kids presentation. Featuring a condensed version of the colorful and imaginative piece, Botanica, kids of all ages will delight in the light-hearted and unbelievable movement
showcased in this kid-friendly, hour-long matinee performance.  Special family ticket price: $25 per person, all ages!  For more information please visithttp://www.aspensantafeballet.com/performance_calendar/aspen_season.php

July 13, 2013
Lionshead Family Fun Club, Vail

Free family activities in Lionshead every Saturday.

July 13 – 14, 2013
Triple Bypass Ride, Evergreen & Avon

The Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride is in its 25th year and Team Evergreen Cycling is thrilled to announce that they will once again move forward with a two-day ride. This year Team Evergreen will have the traditional ride on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from Evergreen to Avon and the Sunday, July 14, 2013 ride from Avon to Evergreen.  For those truly interested in a heart-pounding experience, riders were able to complete both ride days in the “Double Triple Bypass.” With two ride days the total number of available entries is 5,000. 3,500 riders will be on the road Saturday, 2,500 riders on Sunday and out of these total riders 1,000 riders will be riding both days in the Double Triple Bypass.  For more information and/or registration please visit http://www.teamevergreen.org/triple

July 13 – 14, 2013
Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo, Breckenridge

Come and bring your families. When the doors open at 3:30, the fun begins.
Bar-B-Que cowboy dinner is available from 3:30pm to 7:00pm.
PRCA ProRodeo Clown will be giving free behind the chutes tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00pm.  Before the rodeo, there is a chance to sign your kids up for the mutton busting or the calf scramble.
Rodeo starts at 5:00pm and lasts approx. 2 hours. The Breckenridge PRCA ProRodeo is every Saturday and Sunday evening through out the 2013 summer.  The rodeo is located at 730 Airport Rd., Breckenridge, CO 80424. Free transportation wil be provided from Breck Station to the rodeo grounds every half hour.  For more information please visithttp://www.gobreck.com/events/community-events/breckenridge-prca-prorodeo

July 13 – 14, 2012
Keystone Wine & Jazz Festival, Keystone

River Run braids hundreds of wines into a picturesque piazza of wine seminars and deluxe jazz ensembles. Learn about different regions and the delicate nuance of flavors that evolve the finest vineyard blends. Enrich your knowledge by attending the wine seminars and discover which wines and foods harmonize with your favorite selections. Enjoy live music from national Jazz musicians. Pricing, times and schedule of events to be found at keystonefestivals.com

July 13 – 14, 2013
Silver King & Silver Queen, Leadville
One race not enough for you? Try two days of exhilarating challenges. First, spend Saturday riding the Silver Rush 50 MTB, and follow it up on Sunday with the Silver Rush 50 Run. Finish both and you’ll earn respect from everyone. Finish both events within the allotted time and you’ll forever be known as a Silver King or Silver Queen.  For more information and/or registration please visithttp://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/page/show/431570-silver-king-and-queen

July 13 – 14, 2013
32nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo & 39th Annual Art in the Park, Steamboat Springs
The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park offer artistry and color both on canvases and in the air making them a staple of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the summertime.  Get to the launch grounds early to see the balloons inflate, and if you’re lucky you may even be asked to help crew. The rodeo portion consists of fun contests like dipping into Bald Eagle Lake and since balloon pilots can be pretty competitive, you’re guaranteed a good show.  Once the balloons are in the air, sip on coffee and eat a yummy crepe from one of the vendors as you watch more balloons dot the Yampa Valley sky.  Afterwards, head over to Art in the Park and visit with one hundred-forty artist vendors, catch some live entertainment, and let the kiddos play in the interactive art area.  Mark your calendar for the most coloful and anticipated weekend of the summer!  For more information please visit http://my.steamboat.com/events

July 14, 2013
13 Tri-It-High Triathlon & Du-It-High Duathlon, Leadville

Do you have what it takes? Welcome to the Lake County Recreation Department’s Tri-It-High Triathlon and Du-It-High Duathlon. At 10,800 feet of elevation, this event is the highest Triathlon in Colorado if not the United States. Enjoy the majestic Sawatch Mountain Range scenery with the 2 highest peaks in Colorado as a backdrop and prove you have the stamina and endurance to compete in one of the Rocky Mountains’ ultimate Triathlon/Duathlons.  For more information and registration please visithttp://www.active.com/triathlon/leadville-co/tri-it-high-triathlon-and-du-it-high-duathlon-2013

July 14 – September 22, 2013
Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show, Vail

Get a taste of Colorado with the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show, open every Sunday throughout the summer. Colorado’s finest are showcased during the farmer’s market including locally grown produce, international dishes, fresh baked goods and even Colorado wine. The Art Show feeds travelers’ creativity offering everything from beautiful clothing and jewelry to handmade home items.

July 14 – September 22, 2013
Jazz at the Market, Vail

Every week at the Vail Farmer’s Market enjoy free live music from national jazz musicians, kicking off June 23and continuing every Sunday through the end of the summer.

July 15, 2013
Bluegrass Sundays, Aspen

Rorey Carroll.  Enjoy FREE performances by top bluegrass musicians from around Colorado and the country. Concerts are held from noon to 3 pm on Sundays at the top of Aspen Mountain.  For more information please visithttp://www.aspensnowmass.com/events-and-activities/events/bluegrass-sundays

July 16, 2013
BMF Tuesday Series: Sutherland & Friends, Breckenridge

Guest Artist: Robin Sutherland, piano
Mozart –Variations for Piano
Britten –Two Insect Pieces for Oboe and Piano
Britten – Waltz from Sonata for Violin and Piano
Britten – Five Waltzes for Piano
Faure – Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15
Friends include: Sandra Stimson, oboe; Nathan Olson, violin; James Holland, cello
For more information please visithttp://www.breckenridgemusicfestival.com/

July 16, 2013
Kids’ Discovery Days, Keystone

Explore the fun at the Kids’ Discovery Days every Tuesday between June 18th and August 13th. The entertainer changes every Tuesday so make sure to come to every one! Plus it’s fun and it’s free. Everything starts at 11:00am.  Show (11:00-11:45am), bounce house, spin art, and 2 face painters are all FREE from 11am – 1:00pm.  Face painter lines closes early to end by 1:00pm.

July 16, 2013
Bud Light Hot Summer Nights, Vail

Celebrating 26 years of free concerts at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Bud Light Hot Summer Nights has become the social event of the season and the place to be for locals and visitors alike. The free Tuesday night concerts run June through August and heat up the town with bands who rock the house and keep the huge crowds dancing. Hot Summer Nights is a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.  For more information please visit http://www.vvf.org/content/events/free-concerts/hot-summer-nights/hsn-6-25-13

 

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