Mother's Day & More in Summit County

By Samantha Blair | Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Mother's Day is on the way and Summit County has a lot to offer. From fundraisers and ski days to free wine, you can enjoy a wonderful week with your mother or any other company!

Photo: Everything Summit, Stork and Bear Co. 

Night at the Museum

Cultured moms would love to go with you to the 35th anniversary of Night at the Museum at Frisco’s Historic Park and Museum is this Friday, May 11. Celebrate Colorado’s preservation month by touring buildings and enjoying an open bar, light refreshments and live music by Larry Lacerte. All this happens from 5 to 8 p.m. 

Photo credit: Everything Summit, Town of Frisco

Open Kayaking

Take your sporty mom to Breck Rec Center for Open Kayaking on Fridays from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. through May 25. Practice rolls, braces, wet exits and other kayaking skills. The session is meant for self-practicing and does not include instruction. Call the Recreation Center Front Desk, (970) 453-1734, to reserve your spot. Guests pay $10 per boat.

Photo credit: Everything Summit, Breckenridge Recreation Center

Spring Rail Jam and Swim Day

Ski or snowboard with your mom and show off your swim style to receive a raffle ticket at A-Basin’s 3rd Annual Swimwear Day on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Win crazy prizes like a Never Summer snowboard. There’s a Battle at the Basin Rail Jam for skiers and snowboarders sponsored by Faction Skis and Weston starting at 10 a.m. Guests can also demo Faction skis at the tent in the Base Area. Hang out to catch the Shakin’ at the Basin Concert by Homeslice at 1 p.m.

Photo credit: Everything Summit, Arapahoe Basin

Beer & Gear Fundraiser

Kick back with mom at Outer Range Brewery on Saturday, May 12, from 12 to 2 p.m. for a Friends of Dillon Ranger District fundraiser. Outer Range is releasing a new can, and The North Face is having a gear giveaway. A portion of can release sales and all raffle ticket profits will benefit FDRD. Sign up as an FDRD volunteer or a member for free beer and giveaways.

Free Wine for Moms

Moms can enjoy a complimentary mini flight or $5 off a full tasting flight on Mother’s Day – Sunday May 13 – from 12 to 7 p.m. at Continental Divide Winery

Photo credit: Everything Summit, Continental Divide Winery

Spring Spa Treatments

Treat Mom to relaxing, restorative and rejuvenating treatments at the Harmony Health Massage and Wellness Spa in Breckenridge. Harmony offers a variety of services, including massages, healing and therapy treatments, counseling and various beauty services.

Photo: Everything Summit, Harmony Healthy Massage and Wellness Spa

These are just a few of the fun events happening around Summit County this week. Visit our Daytime and Nightlife sections to find many more things to do, including races, art events, dining specials and so much more you can do with Mom or anyone!

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.