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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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Autumn Aura Art Exhibit Features Abstract Realism with Themes of Our Natural Environment 

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. For nearly three decades, artist  Lois Lupica was a professor of law first and a painter second. But seven years ago, the law professor from the University of Maine moved to Colorado part-time during sabbaticals and summers and rediscovered her passion for encaustic and cold wax painting. (More on those techniques below.) Three years ago, she made Colorado her full-time home, accepting a position as a professor at the University of Denver where she teaches at the Law and Innovation Lab working with students to build tools …

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LUE Outdoors retail space

LUE Outdoors Opens in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Sam Luegger moved to Summit County in 1998 and her first job was working at J. Crew in the Outlets at Silverthorne. Fast forward to Memorial Day weekend in 2022 and Sam opened LUE Outdoors, a gear, clothing and accessory shop that sells products from top small brands in the industry, in the very same mall.  The woman-owned small business had a unique path to a storefront in the Outlets at Silverthorne. Sam first started as a brand ambassador, working with many of the same eco-friendly, top …

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Approachable Outdoors in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. Silverthorne is one of the friendliest outdoor destinations around! If you’re looking to try something for the first time or get more practice at a new-to-you activity, Silverthorne is the ideal destination. From beginners to families with small children to those looking to acclimate to Silverthorne’s high elevation, or anyone just looking for an approachable outdoor adventure,  Silverthorne is the perfect spot with hiking and biking trails for every experience level. Excellent Beginner Hikes:: Lily Pad Lake – an easy, family-friendly 3.2-mile hike from the Lily Pad …

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Find Where Art Meets Adventure in Silverthorne!

Find where art meets adventure and explore Silverthorne, Colorado this summer! Surrounded by wilderness areas and hundreds of miles of trails, Silverthorne offers endless opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, paddleboarding and more. After a day outdoors, enjoy a show from the Lake Dillon Theatre Company, explore the public art around town or experience live music at a cultural event. Day 1 Start your morning with a cup of joe and a specialty biscuit at one of Silverthorne’s newest eateries, House of Vibes Coffee & Curio. While waiting for your morning …

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Explore the Arts in Silverthorne

PARA ESPAÑOL, HAGA CLIC AQUÍ. From Art Strolls to shows and free concerts, there’s something artistic for everyone in Silverthorne this season. Take a look at each topic below and pick one or all to attend with friends and family. Plus, don’t miss more details on The Art Spot, an art collective coming soon! Art Stroll: Sunday, Aug. 21, 12-3 p.m. Attendees can find local artists selling their wares and musicians performing on the Blue River Trail between the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center and the underpass by Chipotle Mexican Grill. Support local …

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