End of Summer Celebrations in Summit

By Samantha Blair | Monday, August 13, 2018

It’s almost time to head back to school, and Summit is giving both kids and adults a few last opportunities to celebrate before it’s time to hit the books. Enjoy wine, free fun, family yoga and art this week in the county.

Photo: By Caitlin Row Stoner, Breckenridge views

Take Flight

Take Flight with Lake Dillon Theatre Company at its annual summer fundraiser. Tickets include three flights of wine, dinner and music. Watch Lake Dillon Theatre Company favorites perform and support the music, theater, education and outreach that the company known for. Tickets are available for purchase.

Photo: Everything Summit, Lake Dillon Theatre Company

Copper Crush Wine Fest

This weekend, August 17 to 19, is Copper Crush, Copper Mountain’s “not your mother’s” wine fest. Enjoy Wine 101 classes, boxed wine and cheese pairings, and affordable wine offerings.

Photo: Everything Summit, Copper Mountain Resort

Free Family Fun Fair

Saturday, August 18, is the 11th Annual Frisco Free Family Fun Fair. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Frisco Adventure Park, enjoy a giant climbing wall, bungee jumper, bouncy house, face painting, balloon animals, live music and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Check out more details about the fair and the Strider for Life Bike Race.

Yoga at Uptown on Main

Saturday, August 18, from 10 to 11 a.m., bring the whole family to Yoga on the Rooftop at the Uptown on Main. You'll enjoy a class on mindfulness, strength, flexibility and coordination. Kids ages 8 and older may attend. Tickets are $24 for two people.

Photo: Everything Summit, The Uptown on Main

Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

Breckenridge International Festival of Arts is here through Sunday, August 19. The 10-day program features spectacular events in different spaces all across Breckenridge. Inspired by themes of mountain culture and the environment, the festival hosts film, dance, music and visual arts. Check the schedule here for a full line-up of events.

Photo: Everything Summit, Breckenridge International Festival of Arts

Mark Your Calendars: Fall Fest Art Festival

On Labor Day Weekend, August 31 to September 2, don't miss the Fall Fest Art Festival in Dillon. The free three-day event will showcase 50 fine artists from around the nation. The festival is raising awareness and funds in the spirit of World Alzheimer's Month. Purchase donated pieces at a silent auction. 

Photo: Everything Summit, Fall Fest Art Festival

That's not all that's happening in Summit County this week and in the upcoming months. To see more events, click over to our Daytime and Nightlife listings.

About the Author Samantha Blair
Born and raised in Breckenridge, Samantha Blair has returned to live in Summit County as a writer and ski instructor. She has written for publications, companies and organizations from Santiago, Chile, to Rhode Island. When she is not traveling abroad or visiting family on the East Coast, Samantha is enjoying all of the skiing, hiking and adventures in Summit County and around Colorado.