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Community News from the Heart of Summit County

Things to Do in Silverthorne this Winter

Let Silverthorne serve as your basecamp for events and adventure this winter season. Immerse yourself in local art and then head outdoors to enjoy the sun and snow. Many of Silverthorne’s top activities are free and easily accessible so you can make the most out of a weekend with friends and family.  Winter Events December 3: Lighting of Silverthorne & Holiday Market 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Silverthorne Pavilion December’s First Friday will feature Silverthorne’s annual lighting celebration, holiday carolers from the Summit Choral Society, photos with Santa, a holiday …

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Sauce on the Blue restaurant

Silverthorne’s Got Heart: Help spreads fast

It’s the message no one wants to receive: evacuate now due to a nearby wildfire.  The Ptarmigan Fire, which ignited on Sept. 27, was burning dangerously close to the Town of Silverthorne and several of its residents, and authorities wanted residents to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice. While preparing for the worst, a generous group of neighbors in Silverthorne mobilized quickly to feed and support firefighters battling the blaze. It all happened during that first day of activity, according to local resident and restaurant owner Tim Applegate, …

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Charlotte Zink watershed sculpture

Beauty in Abundance

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Updated Nov. 9, 2021 “Essential droplets of life moving downstream.” This is how artist Charlotte Zink describes her work, ‘Watershed,’ now on display outside of the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center. The work is an exploration of line and form, color and contrasts. It is set in steel and represents the second in a series of new pieces Charlotte created together with her husband Ben.  “Creating this piece was a reflection on water, its beauty, its continuous movements and the incredible marks it carves into our geography,” said …

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Day of the Dead Community Events in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. During Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, the spirits of those who have passed return home to the living world to visit their loved ones. This 3,000-year-old celebration takes place on November 1 and 2 throughout Mexico, much of Latin America and communities with Latinx populations. The holiday celebrates the cycle of life, with death being very much a part of it. Day of the Dead traditions help keep loved ones alive in our memories, while we pay homage and honor their …

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Mural by Danielle SeeWalker

Spotlight: Colorado’s original inhabitants

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne is a relatively young town, but it’s been populated for thousands of years. The area now known as Silverthorne, and Summit County, was the stomping grounds of the Ute people, who dwelled here until white settlement pushed them from their tribal lands. The Ute People arrived around 4,800 B.C. and occupied a vast territory that included much of what is now considered Utah, Colorado and northern New Mexico.  The Ute People came to this region by way of what we now call Vail Pass, …

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Locals Liquors

Locals Liquors Partners with Town of Silverthorne for Community Fundraising auction and event

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. For more than 15 years Locals Liquors owner Chris Carran has lived in Silverthorne, completing a lifelong goal of hers to live and work in the mountains of Colorado. Since then, she’s become a vital part of the local community and has enjoyed thinking of fun and creative ways to give back to the people she loves so much. This year Locals Liquors and the Town of Silverthorne have partnered once again to raise money for five nonprofit organizations in Summit County. From now through September 30, …

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Fall in Silverthorne

Fall Art + Adventure in Silverthorne

There’s nothing like taking in a breath of crisp fall mountain air in Silverthorne, where art meets adventure. With exciting outdoor art events, live music and festivals happening around Town, trails enveloped in changing colors and many means by which to explore the autumn-hued landscapes,  fall is the perfect time to visit our town. Get inspired with the ideas below and be sure to check out our Fall Leaf Peeping Map for more information on the best places for leaf peeping this fall.  Check out these autumn events First Friday …

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