Summer 2010 Special Events Schedule

June 2010

18 - 20

Opening weekend

Celebrate Copper's opening weekend, with free scenic chairlift rides with a $10 Copper purchase.  Current Copper pass holders and kids under 12 ride free.  Don't miss playing golf at Copper Creek, the highest championship golf course in North America, where you buck and ball go further!

 

25 - 27

26th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine

Relax in the beautiful backdrop of Copper Mountain as stars from Smooth Jazz and Fusion to Mainstream Jazz delight your senses. Known for its scenic splendour, internationally renowned talent and diverse wine selection, Genuine Jazz & Wine will not disappoint this summer.  In addition to amazing live jazz music, sample some of the country’s best wines. www.genuinejazz.com.

 

July 2010

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FAC - Fridays at Copper

Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts and mini-golf. It’s easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

6pm      Rojos Calientes

Dusk    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (G)

 

2 - 4 

3 Ring Weekend

Following the "3 Rings" of The Copper Environmental Foundation's credo - connect, respect, protect - Copper's 3 Ring Weekend is full of eco-'edutainment,' hands-on activities promoting movement, creativity &  learning, a mountain carnival atmosphere, and live music from Billy Kelly and the Blah Blah Blahs, The Martini Shot, and Rojos Calientes. Free family fun also includes the Primp My Ride kid powered parade and fireworks. 3 Ring Weekend: Red, White, Blue and Green.  www.3ringweekend.com 

 

3 - 4

Copper Mountain Half Marathon and Trail 10K

The Copper Mountain Half Marathon and Trail 10K returns for a 4th year of competition. In addition to the half marathon through the scenic Rocky Mountains, runners can test their skills with a 10K trail run, and the kids MaraFun. The exhilarating course starts and finishes in the heart of the Village at Copper. www.copperhalf.com

 

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FAC - Fridays at Copper

6pm      Angie Stevens and the Beautiful Wreck

Dusk    Hairspray (PG)

 

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FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      The Matt Clark Band

Dusk    Julie & Julia (PG)

 

16-18

Parker Artists Guild Village Art Walk

The Parker Artists Guild is made up of a wide variety of artists living in and around the Douglas County and Denver Metro areas, bringing fine art and fine craft of all styles to Copper for this first annual Village Art Walk. The mission of the Parker Artist Guild is to advance the development of fine arts in the community. To accomplish this, the Guild offers instructional demonstrations, workshops and opportunities to promote all forms of fine art. http://parkerartistsguild.com/

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FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      Rojos Calientes

Dusk    Year One (PG-13)

 

24

Hike MS

Hike MS, a brand new fundraising event brought to you by the Colorado Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, offers three beautiful mountain hike routes over varying terrain and mileage. Coloradans’ interest in outdoor pursuits and healthy activities makes this event perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, day hikers, current members of the MS Society family and community members who wish to support a great cause. Participants are encouraged to form teams and to hike with friends, family and co-workers. For more info email coloradohikems@nmss.org, call 303-698-7470, or visit www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/COC/fundraising-events/hike-ms/index.aspx.

 

24

Saturday Concert Series

Enjoy an amazing live music performance in an intimate setting. KCMV presents live music provided by Shawn Colvin in the Copper Pavilion from 8-10 p.m. Admission is FREE for Copper Lodging Guests and $15 for all others. In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. Enjoy her Acoustic, Pop, and Folk sound.

 

July 30 - Aug 2

Courage Classic
The 21st Annual Children's Hospital Courage Classic returns to Copper Mountain for three consecutive, fun-filled days of cycling over three Rocky Mountain passes at the height of summer. About two thousand riders hit the roads from Leadville to Summit County and back, for a 157-mile ride, encompassing backcountry roads, challenging climbs and as always, picturesque views, all in an effort to raise money for The Children’s Hospital in Denver. www.couragetours.com

 

30

FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      Angie Stevens and the Beautiful Wreck

Dusk    Breaking Away (PG)

 

August 2010

6

FAC Fridays at Copper

Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts and mini-golf. It’s easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

6pm      The Matt Clark Band

Dusk    American Flyers (PG-13)

 

7

Copper Triangle Bicycle Tour 

The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides. Graced with 78 miles of breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs (including Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass), the Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The 2010 ride works in partnership with the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise funds for Parkinson’s disease research. www.coppertriangle.com

 

12 - 13

Guitar Town Guitar Clinic

Learn guitar moves directly from a Guitar Town performer, Pete Huttlinger, teaching, demonstrating, and sharing tips and techniques on arranging, playing and composing.   www.copperguitartown.com 

 

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FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      Guitar Town Showcase

Dusk    School of Rock (PG-13)

 

13-15 

Guitar Town

The world’s best guitarists come together at Copper for the 6th annual Guitar Town festival, featuring free guitar workshops, the 2nd annual ArtGuitar Silent Auction, Guitar Hero contests and kids' music activities all weekend.  Performers include Bryan Sutton, Sonny Landreth, John Jorgenson, Albert Lee and Mick Taylor.  www.copperguitartown.com 

Coors Light VIP Lounge and Guitar Town Side-Stage Seating - See your favorite Guitar Heroes live, up close and personal, with VIP side-stage seating and access to the Coors Light Lounge.  Enjoy free beer, snacks, side stage seating, a commemorative poster and reserved patio seating for August 14 and 15. Summit Copper Mountain at 12,313 feet or celebrate 2 days of Guitar Town for $123.13 per person!

14 - 15

Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo

In conjunction with Guitar Town, Copper is proud to host the Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo, presented by the Summit County Builder’s Association, showcasing the region’s best designers, builders and green practices. With 120+ exhibitors that cater to your home and outdoor lifestyle, presentations will range from cooking tips/ideas, and the most recent green practices, to pet training and remolding tips. Meet and chat with non-profit organizations that support our mountain communities and help support the Summit County Food Bank and other local organizations that provide community assistance. For more information call the Summit County Builder’s Association at 970.668.6013 or visit www.summitcountybuilders.org

 

14 - 15

Crossfit of Breck Mtn Enduro

The 1st annual CrossFit of Breckenridge Mountain Enduro at Copper Mountain is a CrossFit community weekend getaway event. Compete in environmentally inspired CrossFit-style team challenges and individual benchmark revelations at elevation! Teams are made up of four competitors and open to all abilities - no experience necessary. Come enjoy this unique competition, gourmet food, free Guitar Town music concerts and the free Mountain Home & Outdoor Expo. www.mountainenduro.com.

 

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FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      Angie Stevens and the Beautiful Wreck

Dusk    Land of the Lost (PG-13)

 

21 - 22

Warrior Dash Rockies                                                                                   

Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes. This running series is held on the nation's most demanding and unique terrain. Participants will conquer extreme obstacles and celebrate their feat with music, beer, warrior helmets and muddy shorts. Zany costumes are encouraged! www.warriordash.com.

 

21

Saturday Concert Series

Enjoy an amazing live music performance in an intimate setting. Live music provided by Reverend Horton Heat in the Pavilion from 8-10pm.  Admission is FREE for Copper lodging guests, and $15 for all others. Without a doubt, the mighty Reverend has won a cult following around the world these past 20+ years with a nearly endless touring ethic and musical style that's equally as rooted in tradition as it is in breaking it. He's one of the lynchpins of the neoroots movement and responsible for moving the genre forward and garnering it a whole new generation of fans. Mix that with a mythic stage presence and you've got a live act that turns rock clubs into psychobilly tent revivals across the country 300 days a year.

 

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FAC Fridays at Copper

6pm      Lipbone Redding and the Redding Orchestra

Dusk    Up (PG)

 

September 2010

3

FAC Fridays at Copper

Fridays at Copper (FAC) summer celebrations include free activities for guests who spend at least $30 at any Copper shopping or dining location, including a one-time pass for the climbing wall, bumper boats, quad power jump, go-karts and mini-golf. It’s easy, just present $30 worth of receipts to Guest Services at the Mountain Adventure Center and get out there and play. In addition, enjoy free concerts and outdoor movies for the whole family.

6pm      Randall McKinnon

Dusk    Where the Wild Things Are (PG)

 

3-5 

Copper Country

A FREE Labor Day festival tradition, Copper Country celebrates the best of the American spirit. Incredible live music, Copper Country Arts Festival, kids' crafts, the Copper Kids’ Corral, mechanical bull rides, a petting zoo and pony rides come together to make it THE Labor Day event for the entire family. Performers include Dr. John, Pat Green, Radney Foster, The Richie Furay Band and Felix Cavaliere's Rascals. www.coppercountryfest.com.

 

Coors Banquet VIP Lounge and Copper Country Side-Stage Seating - See your favorite music legends live, up close and personal, with VIP side-stage seating and access to the Coors Banquet Lounge. Enjoy free beer, snacks, side stage seating, a commemorative poster and reserved patio seating for September 4th & 5thSummit Copper Mountain at 12,313 feet or celebrate 2 days of Copper Country for $123.13 per person!

 

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Saturday Concert Series

Enjoy an amazing live music performance in an intimate setting. Live music provided by Tab Benoit in the Pavilion from 8-10pm.  Admission is FREE for Copper lodging guests, and $15 for all others. Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. Since his debut in 1992 Tab has garnered fifteen solo recordings, three Grammy nominations, and a budding movie career, but his work as a wetlands activist might be what he will most be remembered by. Enjoy his rich tone, soulful voice, and seeped with tradition song-writing that makes him Louisiana's #1 Roots music export.

 

 

 

 

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