This week in Breckenridge Events- 12.16.11


 Friday December 16th ‐ Thursday December 22nd

Arts and Culture

A Christmas Story ‐ The Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St., Friday ‐ Sunday, December 16th – 18th, 6:30 pm. Additional presentations on Tuesday ‐ Thursday, December 20th ‐ 22nd 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


Art on a Whim ‐ 100 N. Main St., Friday – Sunday, December 16h – 18th, all day. Artist Chris Lundy painting with acrylic and metallic paints. His works offer a rich depth and dimension, with colors that pull the eye straight to the canvas.


Ready Paint Fire, Christmas Ornament Painting – 323 N. Main St., Saturday, December 17th, 7 pm. 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 Trill 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 the two‐seater cars, Open summer and winter.


Breckenridge Ski and Ride School – Ski, Board and Improve; discover yourself with our many offerings. 970‐453‐5000


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

Parents Night Out ‐ Breckenridge Recreation Center, Saturday, December 17th, 5 – 7:45 pm. For ages 5 – 12. Need to get a few hours out without the kids? Drop them off for all sorts of fun activities! We’ll even prepare dinner for them. Bring swimsuit and towel for kids and sign up early. 970‐453‐1734


French Gulch Snowshoe Tour ‐ Monday, December 19th, 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 22nd, 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.


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


Wayne Faust & Fat Tire Friday at Coppertop Bar ‐ Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd., Friday, December 16th, 3 pm.


Dew Tour Kickoff Party with Salem – Motherloaded Tavern, 103 S. Main St., Friday, Dec. 16th, 10pm.


Dew Tour After Party – Liquid Lounge, South Main St., Friday, December 16th, 9 pm.


Rob Wivchar and Sam Adams Saturday at Coppertop Bar – Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd., Saturday, December 17th, 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 20th, 3 pm 970‐453‐8789

Sunday Funday at the Coppertop Bar ‐ Beaver Run Resort, 620 Village Rd., Sunday, December 18th,

11 am – 6 pm. $5 Bloody Mary bar and mimosas every Sunday.

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


Ollie’s Pub and Grub ‐ 401 S. Main St., Join us for nightly specials. 970‐453‐9148


Twist ‐ 200 S. Ridge St., Happy Hour specials from 4‐6 pm & 9 ‐ 10 pm daily. New winter menu. 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.



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.


Breckenridge Snowflake Challenge ‐ Throughout downtown Breckenridge, All week, December 9th – 16th. An amateur event that brings snow art to the streets of downtown Breckenridge. 970‐453‐5055


Winter Dew Tour ‐ Thursday through Sunday, December 15th – 18th. Showcasing the world’s top freeski and snowboard athletes competing in slopestyle and superpipe.‐dew‐tour


Breck Birthday Bash ‐The Breckenridge Ski Resort will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Friday, December 16, 2011. 4:30 pm, 400 FREE VIP Los Lobos tickets available outside the Breckenridge Theatre. Bring your Ski Pass for FREE Beer from Budweiser. Commemorative Champagne glass to the first 300 people. Traditional fireworks around 5:15 pm, followed by procession to concert at Riverwalk Center.


Los Lobos Free Concert for Breck 50th Birthday Bash – Riverwalk Center, Friday December 16th, 6 pm. A town celebration honoring Breckenridge’s Ski Resort’s official 50th birthday.


Winter Dew Tour Nike Open Rail Jam – Amateur Snowboard Contest, Riverwalk Center, Saturday, December 17th, 5:30 pm. Under the lights in downtown Breckenridge, focused around a custom‐made rail jam contest featuring the top local amateurs looking for their share of prize purse. A DJ will spin live tracks, offering their commentary, a fun atmosphere for everyone, it all leads up right into “The Winter Dew Tour Concert”


Winter Dew Tour Nike Open Yelawolf Concert – Riverwalk Center, Saturday, December 17th, 8:30 pm. The Winter Dew Tour concert series kicks off with Yelawolf, opening with a live set from The Knux. Bringing the gritty south to the slopes of Breckenridge, while the brother duo kicks off the night with their intense American hip hop. The Shady Records acts will punctuate a weekend of action both on and off the mountain.


Winter Ice Skating Show – Stephen C. West Ice Arena, Saturday, December 17th, 7 pm. Show casing the talented

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