Breck Events for this week! 12.22.12

Friday December 23rd ‐ Thursday December 29th

Arts and Culture                        

A Christmas Story ‐ The Backstage Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St., Friday, December 23rd, 6:30 pm. Additional presentations on Monday, December 26th at 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm; and Tuesday – Thursday, 27th – 29th, at 6:30 pm. This presentation is the perfect mix of gentle humor, pathos and holiday cheer to have you laughing into the season. 970‐453‐0199                   

Arts Alive – 500 S. Main St., La Cima Mall, Friday ‐ Thursday, December 23rd – 29th, 11 am. Featuring Summit young artists exhibiting their bird totem project. 970‐453‐0450

Art on a Whim ‐ 100 N. Main St., Friday – Sunday, December 23rd – 25th, all day. Artist Lelija Roy does wonders with mixed media. Her work is one of a kind, creating paintings that literally pop off the canvas, currently working on a new series of Colorado waterfalls. 970‐547‐8399.

Christmas Ornament Painting – Ready, Paint, Fire – 323 N. Main St., Saturday, December 24th, all day long. Ready, Paint, Fire announcing “ Canvas Painting Parties” are back! The most fun and creative night out in Breckenridge, paint along step by step, every Thursday and Saturday, 7 ‐ 10 pm. 970‐453‐5765

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Museums, Haunted Tours, Historic Walking Tours, Historic Saloon Tours. Visit the Welcome Center for information or call 970‐453‐9767

Activities and Family Fun                          

Attention All Thrill Seekers! Breckenridge Ski Resort, Peak 8, race down the mountain on 2,500 ft. of track and enjoy a 6 minute journey through the forest. Ride by yourself or in two‐seater cars, Open summer and winter.

Breckenridge Ski and Ride School – Ski, Board and Improve; discover yourself with our many offerings, enjoy the best skiing and riding in Colorado. 970‐453‐5000

French Gulch Snowshoe Tour ‐ Monday, December 26th, 10 am. Reservations required, call 970‐453‐9767 ext. 7. Join one of our experienced guides for tour and learn more of early mining operations.

Iowa Hill Snowshoe Tour ‐ Thursday, December 29th, 10 am. Reservations required, call 970‐453‐9767 ext. 7. Join our experienced guide and enter the circa 1868 restored miner’s boarding house, see mining artifacts, interpretive signs, and find out what mining was all about in Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Recreation Center ‐ 880 Airport Road, Tennis, Racquet Ball, Swimming, Fitness area, Running Track, etc. Classes such as BodyPump, Yoga, Zumba, Cycling and Pilates. Call 970‐453‐1734 for schedules.

Public Ice Skating ‐ Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Rd. Adult, youth, and tot lessons. Call 970‐547‐9974 for open skating hours or lessons.                       

Move It or Loose It 5K Run ‐ Gold Run Nordic Center, 200 Clubhouse, January 1st, 2012 11 am. Burn some holiday calories in this family‐friendly 5K. Race on groomed Nordic trails with snowshoes (rentals available), yaktrax or tennis shoes. 970‐453‐1734 Boy Scout Troup 187 Christmas Tree Lot ‐ Riverwalk Center/Tiger Dredge Lot, Corner of Park Ave. & Washington. Monday – Thursday 4 ‐ 6:30 pm. Saturday 10 am ‐ 7 pm. Sunday noon to 6:30 pm.

Boy Scout Troup 187 Christmas Tree Lot ‐ Riverwalk Center/Tiger Dredge Lot, Corner of Park Ave. & Washington. Monday – Thursday 4 ‐ 6:30 pm. Saturday 10 am ‐ 7 pm. Sunday noon to 6:30 pm

Bar, Entertainment and Live Music                         

Breckenridge Distillery Tours & Tastings – Tasting Room, 137 S. Main St.; Distillery, 1925 Airport Rd. Free tastings of handmade, small‐batch Colorado spirits at the Tasting Room. 970‐547‐9759

Rob Wivchar and Sam Adams Saturday at Coppertop Bar – Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd., Saturday, December 24th, 3 pm. Slope‐side at Peak 9, sing along as the audience chooses the selections with everything from oldies, 70’s, 80’s, modern, country and classic. Also, Tuesday, December 27th, 3 pm 970‐453‐8789

Stoney Live playing at the Motherloaded Tavern – 103 S. Main St., Saturday ‐ Sunday, December 24th – 25th, 10 pm. Had enough eggnog and fruit cake? Come rock out with a live band all week long. 970‐453‐2572                    

Sunday Funday at the Coppertop Bar ‐ Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd., Sunday, December 25th, 11 am – 6 pm. $5 Bloody Mary bar and mimosas every Sunday.                       

Todd Johnson and Minderaser Monday – Slope Side at Peak 9, Beaver Run Resort, Monday, December 26th, 3 – 6 pm. Après ski entertainment; enjoy Shane Kitlas on Thursday, December 29th, 3 – 6 pm. 970‐453‐8789                     

Pool Tournament at Brooklyn’s Billiards ‐ 500 S. Main St., Every Sunday & Tuesday, 8 pm. Play in the tournament at one of five high end tables. Open to anyone 21 and over. Join Brooklyn’s for Thursday night Foosball Tournaments. 970‐453‐3001

DJ Cyn and White Russian Wednesday at Coppertop Bar – Slope‐side at Peak 9, Beaver Run Resort, Wednesday, December 28th, 3 – 6 pm. Après ski with DJ spinning tunes $5 White Russians and $3 domestic drafts.

Twist Restaurant ‐ 200 S. Ridge St., Happy Hour specials from 4‐6 pm & 9 ‐ 10 pm daily. We are OPEN Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Call for reservations. 970‐547‐7100

DJ Jeff Cox & Burt Reynolds at Cecilia’s ‐ 520 S. Main St., Dance the night away every Friday & Saturday night.

Trivia Night after the Game ‐ Ullrs, Main St. Station, Sundays, 8 ‐ 11 am. $6.99 breakfast.

Wine and Cheese Wednesdays ‐ Ridge St. Wine, 304 S. Main St., 5 ‐ 7 pm. FREE cheese assortment and tapenades. Wines by the glass or ½ glass. Budget friendly way to get out with friends and socialize.

Events                     

December 31st – Torchlight Parade on Peak 9 at 6 pm. Visible from anywhere in town, and YES the Gold Runner Coaster will be open daily all during the holidays.

Living Nativity Scene – The Agape Outpost Chapel will have a living nativity in the Blue River Plaza on Thursday, December 22nd, and Friday, December 23rd, with three 30 minutes performances, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm. & 7:30 pm. Nativity characters including donkey, sheep and small dog included. Carolers also singing songs.

New Years Eve Yamn Concert at Riverwalk Center – Doors Open at 7 pm, concert at 8 pm.

New Years Eve Fireworks, 9 pm, The fireworks will be shot from the Town of Breckenridge property near the Griffith Lodge and Sawmill Reservoir, seen from most areas in town.

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