Soak Up Summer in Summit

By Samantha Blair

Soak up summer and all Summit has to offer with a wide range of events this week in the county. 

Photo: Everything Summit, Colorado Adventure Guides

The Children’s Hospital Courage Classic

Ride, volunteer or just come watch the Children’s Hospital Courage Classic at Copper. Over the course of the weekend – Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 – riders can choose from several different rides ranging in length and difficulty. From 10-mile rides to 80-mile rides, bikers have an array of scenic paths to choose from. Proceeds go to Children’s Hospital Colorado. Register here.

Photo: Everything Summit, Copper Mountain Resort

Lake Dillon Arts Festival

Lake Dillon Arts Festival, the longest-running and most established art festival on the eastern side of Summit County, will be held from Friday, July 20, to Sunday, July 22, in Old Downtown Dillon. Seventy-five fine artists from around Colorado and the country will show off paintings, pastels, charcoal and mixed-media pieces as well as stone wear, ceramics, jewelry, silk fabrics and more. Enter to win a $500 or $1,000 shopping spree raffle. 

Photo: Everything Summit, Lake Dillon Arts Festival

BBQ and Beer

One Saturday a month all summer long, Breckenridge Distillery will showcase an open-fire pig roast, with pigs sourced from Colorado ranches. There's a roast this Saturday, July 21. The roast starts at 4 a.m. but the fare will be served from 12 to 9 p.m.

Photo: Everything Summit, Breckenridge Distillery

Topilow Brothers

On Sunday, July 22, starting at 6:30 p.m., come to see the Topilow Brothers in the Finkel Auditorium at Breck's Colorado Mountain College. Maestro Carl Topilow will be accompanied by his brother, Arthur Topilow. Tickets cost $25 per person. Purchase tickets here.

Photo: Everything Summit, National Repertory Orchestra

Mountain Pose Yoga

Every Sunday at 12:30 p.m., come to Yoga at Copper Vista in East Village. Afterward, head over to JJ’s Rocky Mountain Tavern or Double Diamond for lunch and a mimosa. Donations are accepted.

Photo: Everything Summit, Copper Mountain Resort

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.

See you in Summit!

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.