Live Music Season Returns to the High Country with NRO Kick-Off Events

By Caitlin Row | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

It's that time of year again! Breckenridge's beloved National Repertory Orchestra (otherwise known as the NRO) returns for the summer season this week.

This Friday, June 7, is the Blues & BBQ kickoff fundraiser with award-winning musician Lionel Young performing. The event is planned for Riverwalk Center and will serve libations from Breckenridge Distillery, Breckenridge Brewery and Broken Compass Brewing. Then on Saturday, June 8, the "New NRO" will perform its first show of the season and introduce new 2019 performers. This event is also planned for Riverwalk.

Click here for the full summertime NRO schedule, and reserve your tickets today!

Here are our top picks for Summit This Week.

Photo: Courtesy, NRO Facebook; NRO on Lake Dillon

More Events On Tap

Dillon Farmers' Market kicks off for the summer on Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's being held at a new location on West Lodgepole Street.

BreckCreate is hosting a Friday night Date Night event focused on romance and art-making. It's planned for Gallery@OMH at Breckenridge's Masonic Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Lake Dillon Beer Festival is happening on Saturday, June 8, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Dillon Amphitheater. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Colorado Brewers Guild. Michael Franti & Spearhead will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. at the same location.

National Trails Day is Saturday, June 8, and the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District is hosting a trail-work day at Salt Lick Trailhead in Silverthorne from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Here's a full list of events!

Photo: Courtesy, Michael Franti and Spearhead Facebook

More Things To Do

Head over to Breckenridge Distillery's tasting room on Main Street this weekend for a blended bourbon/whiskey!

Carboy Winery, also located on Main Street in Breckenridge, offers daily wine-tasting tours at noon and 3 p.m. Reservations are recommended.

Colorado Adventure Guides is hosting a variety of summertime athletic events, including the following: Dirt 101 on June 22 and Locals Rock June 24 and 29. Rock 101 is coming up on June 26, plus Youth Dirt camps are June 24, 26 and 28. Click here for the full schedule and to sign up.

Photo: Courtesy, Colorado Adventure Guides

And with that ...

We'll see you in Summit County!

About the Author Caitlin Row
Caitlin is a High Country local. She loves to ski, play in the snow (preferably with her dog) and taste all Summit County has to offer.