Enjoy the Arts in the High Country

March 2, 2017
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Arts and Spring go Hand-in-hand in Summit County

“The hills are alive with the sound of music.” No, you don’t have to travel to Austria to enjoy the arts in combination with breathtaking mountain vistas. Summit County is alive with a wide variety of music performances of all genres, along with myriad other creative entertainment options for music, art, and theater lovers.

Or, if you feel like trying your hand at creating your own art, both Breckenridge and Keystone offer Ready Paint Fire do-it-yourself art studios where the whole family can produce unique works of art on painted canvas, mosaics and pottery. Instructors are on hand to help and coach you every step of the way, and all materials are provided.

Whatever your artistic interest, Summit County has great options for you.


Upcoming Music and Arts Events in Nearby Breckenridge

Breckenridge hosts a wide variety of arts and music activities, including unique theatre events and exhibitions for every interest and taste.

Through March 8 – Breckenridge Theater presents Women of Watercolor. This is a juried exhibition of watercolor artworks signifying lifestyles and scenes of Summit County. The exhibition is available for viewing within the theatre.

Through March 8 – Breckenridge Old Masonic Hall offers Forma Futura, an interactive exhibition by Jennifer Ghormley and Jodi Stuart. This mixed media presentation invites visitors to step into the work, where shapes and colors combine to entice viewers.

Through March 18 – Don’t miss The Toxic Avenger, presented at the Breckenridge Theater. This production is winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, with all the elements of a love story combined with incredible music and hilarious comedy. Fantastic lighting, scenery, and costumes make this a production you won’t soon forget.

March 3 – Riverwalk Center hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This is a touring collection of some of the most inspiring adventure and action films shown at the famed film festival.

March 4 – Get ready to rock, roll, and sing along with ‘The Long Run’ Eagles tribute band at the Riverwalk Center.

March 11-Apr 12 – Here and There – an exhibition by Eric Drigo at Breckenridge Theater. This is a contemporary pop culture exhibit incorporating visions, dreamscapes, and travels.

March 24-Apr 9 – School of Rock – This youth production featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber is presented at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. Based on the popular cult film, it tells the story of a slacker determined to transform high-performing students into a contest-winning, raucous rock band.

April 4 – Poet Kathleen Willard reads from her works at the Old Masonic Hall presenting Cirque & Sky. This award-winning work tells the story of exploitation and beauty of the Rocky Mountain West. A reception follows the reading.

April 5 – Have an artistic flair? Come to the Adult Coloring Night at the Old Masonic Hall. Adult coloring pages and coloring instruments will be available to show your skills.


As you can see, there are cultural and adventurous activities available for every taste, whether it’s live music, art exhibitions, or theater. Events are here in the High Country for every age and taste.

Other Entertainment Offerings in the High Country

Do you have an appreciation for fine craft brews? Sign up for a five-hour escorted tour to four of the finest craft microbreweries. Door-to-door service is provided, freeing you from driving to the individual breweries in Frisco, Breckenridge, Silverthorne and Dillon. Enjoy fun and excitement at each destination, combined with locally brewed adult beverages.

The world’s highest distillery – Breckenridge Distillery – beckons those with a taste for fine spirits. Tours and tastings are available, along with a full retail store for souvenirs and gifts. The distillery is conveniently located right in the town of Breckenridge.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance offers educational and historic tours of various sites of interest in Historic Breckenridge, with programs and events for the whole family.

Quaint and Beautiful Frisco – Your Headquarters for Spring in the High Country

Frisco CO, the “Main Street to the Rockies” is the perfect spot for your base camp as you take in the variety of events in nearby Breckenridge or other fabulous resort areas. Frisco itself offers opportunities for casual or fine dining and plenty of unique shops and historic sites of interest.

With close proximity to popular resorts in the area, Frisco provides a more peaceful change of pace and quaint surroundings for a retreat to spend time with family members or that special someone.

Frisco Inn on Galena – A Boutique Hotel and Bed & Breakfast

Only a few steps from Frisco’s historic Main Street, Frisco Inn on Galena provides the perfect environment for comfort, complete relaxation, and exceptional service. The Inn’s location is convenient for patronizing all the nearby establishments for shopping, including a wide variety of dining options and nightspots. Take advantage of our massage, yoga, and Pilates facilities. Frisco Inn on Galena staff strives to cater to the needs of every guest, including arranging transportation to Breckenridge or other nearby destinations.


Frisco Inn on Galena takes great pride in our exceptional hospitality. Amenities include a complimentary gourmet breakfast, afternoon happy hour complete with wine, hors d’oeuvres, and homemade specialties. Our cozy fireplaces throughout the facility are the perfect place to gather with friends and family after taking in the many Spring activities of Summit County.


Let us show you how Frisco Inn on Galena’s service and unique environment will make your visit one to be remembered for years to come.

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