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holiday lights in Silverthorne

Holiday Festivities in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. The holidays are quickly approaching, and Silverthorne has activities for everyone this season— the annual holiday lighting celebration, the return of Lake Dillon Theatre Company’s fan-favorite Holiday Follies, and more. Best of all, 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.  Kick off the holiday season with the Town of Silverthorne’s December First Friday event, featuring the town’s holiday tree lighting and art market at the Silverthorne Pavilion from …

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Tieghan Gerard

Tieghan Gerard Visited Bluebird Market to Discuss Her New Book, Half Baked Harvest Everyday

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Local Silverthorne resident, NY Times Bestselling Author and founder of Half Baked Harvest Tieghan Gerard visited Bluebird Market Hall in October for a fun evening of discussion on all things cooking, business and Silverthorne.  More than 200 people attended the event and showed their support for the well known author and lifestyle influencer. Tieghan was interviewed by Caitie Johnson, principal partner of Handlebar PR and Colorado Tourism Office liaison. The pair discussed the decade-long history of Half Baked Harvest including her inspirations and family members’ …

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Nancy Branca storm drain mural

Stormwater Murals Welcome a New Round of Summit County Artists Educating Community About Waterways

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne’s storm drain murals along the Blue River help beautify the town and educate the community about preserving and protecting the health of our water. This public art project was so successful in 2021, that last summer, Silverthorne’s Art Board and Art Selection Committee asked for additional artists to submit proposals to paint Silverthorne’s storm drains in a way that continues to educate viewers about the importance of keeping pollutants out of drains and, ultimately, out of our streams and rivers.  The board selected five artists …

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Silverthorne Elementary School students

Silverthorne Elementary Provides Advanced Lessons Through Its Dual Language & Outdoor Education Programs

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Since 2017, Silverthorne Elementary has implemented a Dual Language immersion program, where kids learn in both Spanish and English. The goal of the Dual Language program is bilingualism and biliteracy with high academic achievement in both languages and sociocultural competence. The program began with the 2017 Kindergarten class and now, after five years, all grades K-5 are able to participate. The Dual Language program means that 50% of a student’s day is spent learning in English and 50% in Spanish. Which course is taught in …

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Syndicate Brewing Ribbon Cutting

Syndicate Brewing Opens Tap Room in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. After establishing a successful wholesale business, owners Brad Danforth, Steve Sharpe, and Will Webber opened a Syndicate Brewing tasting room in Silverthorne, bringing their true-to-style craft brews to a growing cadre of fans. Located off of Highway 6 next to Tuesday Morning and Blue Moon Bakery, the nano-brewery has 10 different beers on tap and a friendly ambience where everyone, even dogs, are welcome. The roots of what is now Syndicate Brewing got its start after Brad, Steve, and Will attended the Mt. Crested Butte …

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Fall Scenery in Silverthorne

Fall Adventuring in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Fall means cool mornings and crisp mountain air that turns the leaves on the trees a brilliant yellow, orange, and red. It’s also one of the best times to play in the forests, rivers, and mountains around Silverthorne. There is nothing like immersing yourself in an aspen grove when the leaves are changing. One of the most popular options in Silverthorne is hiking or biking the Salt Lick Trail, which passes through hundreds of aspen stands with Buffalo Mountain looming in the background. Connect downtown …

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Kerry Cesen's mural at the Art Spot

The Makerspace Mural at the Art Spot

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. When the Silverthorne Art Board commissioned artist Kerry Cesen to paint an acrylic mural on the brick exterior of the former fire station, Kerry was inspired by his experience as an artist and maker to create a design that reflects what might soon be going on inside the building. The building is the future home of the Art Spot Silverthorne Makerspace, and Kerry chose to focus attention on the tools, equipment and facilities that would be available for artists to use inside the building for …

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