Aug
9
Wed
Los Trompos, by Héctor Esrawe + Ignacio Cadena @ Arts District Campus
Aug 9 – Oct 23 all day

Los Trompos, or ‘the spinning tops,’ is a joyful interactive art installation by contemporary Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena. Inspired by the popular children’s toy, each woven top has a unique shape inspired by nature and traditional Latin American design, architecture and folk art. Five of these colorful, large-scale sculptures will be on display on the Arts District campus through October.

Artworks on loan from Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Los Trompos is part of the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts, which runs Aug 11–20, 2017.
Additional support for this exhibition generously provided by The Summit Foundation.
Photo: Abel Klainbaum, courtesy of Esrawe+Cadena


Aug
23
Wed
Breckenridge Recreation Center Daily Activities @ Breckenridge Recreation Center
Aug 23 all day

Come join us at the Breckenridge Recreation Center for these daily activities:

Intermediate Drop-In Tennis Clinic – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Senior Doubles Tennis Club – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Outdoor SUP Yoga Drop-In – 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Not Included
Breckenridge Masters Swimming – 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Activities are subject to change.

Daily Breckenridge Happy Hours and Live Music @ ImNotAtWork.com
Aug 23 all day
Stephen C. West Ice Arena Daily Activities @ Stephen C. West Ice Arena
Aug 23 all day

Visit us for ice skating and hockey sessions. Rates and details are available on the SCW website.

Public Skate – 9:00-11:00am
Stick & Puck – 11:15am-1:00pm
Public Skate – 1:15-3:00pm
Stick & Puck – 3:15-5:30pm
Public Skate – 5:45-7:30pm

Schedule is subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm.

Strange but True @ Two Wild Sisters
Aug 23 all day

“Best of Summit” – winner of best Guided Historic Tour 2016. Join us on this walking tour, all about disappearances, suspected kidnappings and other strange events that occurred in Breckenridge from 1961 to present day, including the fate of the Breckenridge Navy! Call for reservations or go to our website for tickets.

Voices from the Grave @ Main Street Station
Aug 23 all day

“Best of Summit” – winner of best Guided Historic Tour 2016. Go back in time with this walking which starts at the site of the ORIGINAL CEMETERY of Breckenridge. Hear the history of the town’s burial grounds and also the stories of the locals who are buried here. See their homes or places of business on the way. Call for reservations or go to our website for tickets.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Aug 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 pm

The historic homes, stores, and mines still standing in Breckenridge today could not have existed without the sawmills that processed trees cleared from local hillsides. One of our newest attractions, the sawmill museum offers a self-guided tour of the equipment used by early frontiersmen to cut and prepare timbers for construction.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance – Summit Ski Museum @ Summit Ski Museum
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

People were skiing in Breckenridge from the start. See black-and-white photos and equipment from the earliest days of Summit County skiing, and learn about the 10th Mountain Division, a military unit that fought on skis in World War II. Then slide on to the history of Breckenridge Ski Resort, which opened in 1961 and welcomed snowboarders in 1984.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford Victorian Home Tour @ Barney Ford House Museum
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Civil rights history comes alive in the home of Barney L. Ford, an escaped slave who went on to become a prospector, entrepreneur, and activist for African-American rights. The restored 1882 Victorian home offers a glimpse into the 19th century lives of a well-heeled Breckenridge family. The fenced lawn on Main Street can be rented for private events.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Explore local wildlife in Breckenridge’s own museum of natural history, home to the taxidermy specimens of Professor Edwin Carter, a 19th century miner-turned-environmentalist. A family favorite, the center features interactive exhibits including a hands-on taxidermy workbench, theater, and children’s room. It can also be rented for private events.

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