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August in the Summit

The Least Likely Month for Snow


Trail Mix - 2015 Sculpture called Hume's Guillotine built on the Moonstone Trail
Part of the Breckenridge International Festival of Art 2015 - sculpture on the trail. Hume's Guillotine, made by artists Steuart Bremner & Terry Talty. BIFA brings together innovative art and performance.

Breckenridge International Festival of Art - 

a 10-day concentration of performances, art exhibitions, music and art performances called Trail Mix, presentations and modern circus. Look for BreckCreate's guide to their event in town, or download 2016 BIFA program.

Snake River Music Festival -

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church-- Friday, August 5 7:00 pm
"A Romantic Triangle" Charles Wetherbee, David Korevaar, Clancy Newman.  Join us as we wade into the music surrounding the tangled love lives of Brahms, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann.

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church--Sunday, August 7 7:00 pm
"From Vienna to Leningrad" Charles Wetherbee, David Korevaar, Clancy Newman.  This evening will feature the sublime and delightful beauty of Schubert’s B Flat Major Trio and the passionate intensity of a Shostakovich Piano Trio.

Dillon Community Church-- Friday, August 12 7:00 pm --"Gypsy Airs" Charles Wetherbee, Cameron Bennett, Korine Fujiwara, & Greg Sauer. Enjoy a romping gypsy time with works by Brahms —G Minor Piano Quartet, as well as Mozart’s E Flat Major Piano Quartet, and Sarasate’s unforgettable Zigeunerweisen. 

Dillon Community Church-- Sunday, August 14 7:00 pm
"Bridge to the Past" Charles Wetherbee, Cameron Bennett, Korine Fujiwara, & Greg Sauer.  A phantasmagorical offering of Beethoven’s Piano Trio Opus 1, No. 3, Schumann’s Piano Quartet, and Bridge’s “Phantasy” Piano Quartet. 

The Keystone Center-- Friday, August 19 7:00pm
"Creme of the Crop" Carpe Diem String Quartet, John Gunther.  Carpe Diem blends their incredible mix of light classics, jazz and fun! Special guest John Gunther returns for more amazing collaborative enjoyment. 

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church-- Sunday, August 21 7:00 pm
"Anthem for the Ancestors" Leon Littlebird and Carpe Diem String Quartet begin a collaborative adventure with this new piece written by Charles Wetherbee and Leon Joseph Littlebird. Don’t miss this thrilling premier!

Leadville Boom Days

The 66th annual Boom Days festival takes place Aug. 5-7, 2016, in Leadville, Colorado, bringing to life the Old West and celebrating the town’s 1880s gold and silver rush heritage. 

Guitar Town  - Copper Mountain - Aug. 12, 13,14

The world's best guitarists come together for the 12th annual  festival, with three days of free performances, guitar & songwriting workshops and kids music activities. Great music and great price (free).  See more at  Guitar Town.

Lake Dillon Theater & Breckenridge Backstage Theater


For the updated daily calendar presented by the Breckenridge Resort Chamber, see Events Calendar.


 

See event through-out the year

ANNUAL MAJOR EVENTS:

    November

  • Ski Area Opening Day
  • Thanksgiving

    December

  • Lighting of Breckenridge
  • Dew Tour - Mountain Championships

    February

  • Mardi Gras
  • Presidents Weekend

    March

  • Spring Fever

    April

  • April Fools Parade
  • Imperial Challenge

    June

  • WAVE - BreckCreate

    August

  • Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts

    October

  • October Fest (its actually in September)