Make the Most of Spring in Summit

By Samantha Blair | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The snow is melting and the sun is shining. Get out and enjoy spring skiing, competitions and snowshoeing while you can. After a day outside, treat yourself to the arts and enjoy performances across the county. 

Photo: A-Basin Facebook

Save Our Snow Day

Join the High Country Conservation Center in Mountain Goat Plaza in Arapahoe Basin on Saturday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the 11th Annual Save Our Snow and Demo Day. Come learn about A-Basin’s sustainability initiatives and meet representatives from HC3. Channel the Power to Save the Powder, and visit the tent village to learn about sustainable businesses and products. Donate $10 to HC3 to demo some of the newest equipment in the industry. There will be a prize drawing and a silent auction.

Photo: Everything Summit, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

USASA Champs

The USASA National Championships are coming to Copper on Friday, March 29, and running through April 10. Watch the largest freeskiing and snowboarding event in the world with more the 1,700 of the world’s top athletes competing. 

Photo: Everything Summit, Copper Mountain Resort

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Summit High Theater

Summit High School Performing Arts Department presents Peter and the Star-Catcher, the “Peter Pan prequel for all of us who never grew up,” this weekend. Performances will be March 28, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. and March 31 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults.

Before the show, head to Burke and Riley’s Irish Pub on Main Street in Breckenridge. Kevin Eddy will play live music on Friday, March 29, starting at 6 p.m.

Photo: Everything Summit, Burke and Riley’s Irish Pub

Scholastic Snowshoe

Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks is hosting the inaugural Scholastic 5K Snowshoe on Saturday, March 30, to benefit the Pre-Collegiate Program of the Summit School District. The race starts at 9 a.m. and is $20 for students and children and $25 for adults. Tickets include an all-you-can-eat breakfast following the race.

Photo: Everything Summit, Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks

Opera at CMC

Colorado Mountain College is showing the second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, conducted by Phillippe Jordan, on Saturday, March 30. The HD Live Met Opera event will be shown at the Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium starting at 10 a.m. Purchase tickets here.

Coming Up

Summit County Habitat Restore in Silverthorne is celebrating its grand reopening on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be an all-day silent auction, refreshments from 12 to 2 p.m., live music and 25% discounts off everything in the store.

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.