Snow Sculpture

Breckenridge Events for Friday January 20th 2012 – Sunday January 29th, 2012

Ice sculpture from the Ice Sculpture Championships in BreckenridgeWhat a great weekend to be in Breckenridge! It’s been snowing all day and we are supposed to see a whole bunch more throughout the rest of the weekend. If you are up or coming up this weekend here are a few things going on this weekend!

Backstage Theatre Presents a World Premier “The Wedding Eve”

Info: Special opening night includes champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. show begins at 7:30 p.m. The Wedding Eve is a hilarious new screwball comedy about love, lies and lunacy during the Golden Age of Hollywood.
When: Friday, January 20, Additional shows on Friday’s & Saturday’s at 7:30 PM and Sunday’s at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St.S
Contact: 970‐453‐0199

The Metropolitan Opera in High Definition
Info: The National Repertory Orchestra and CMC presenting the 2011‐2012 MET Opera season in High Definition. Come enjoy a new production “The Enchanted Island”.
When: Saturday, January 21, 10:55 a.m.
Where: Colorado Mountain College, 107 Denison Placer Rd.”

Freestyle Beading
Info: Have a beaded project you would like to create, but not sure where to start? Share creative ideas with local artist Laura Girten and learn to create your own.
When: Tuesday, January 24, 7 p.m.
Where: Fuqua Livery Stable, 110 E. Washington Ave.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Museums, Haunted Tours, Historic Walking Tours, Historic Saloon Tours.
Info: take a guided historic walking tour of Breckenridge!
When: All weekend
Contact: Visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center or call 970‐453‐9767\

Dinner Sleigh Rides with Breck Stables
Info: Hear the sleigh bells jingling a tune of old in the crisp mountain air! Enjoy a delicious dinner on the mountain after riding a family friendly horse‐drawn sleigh up Breck’s ski runs!
Where: Base of Peak 9. Visit!
Contact: or call 970.453.2913

Don’t forget next week is Snow Sculpture Week!
The Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships Presented by Cadillac
Info: 15 teams from 10 countries present intricate works of snow art. Four person teams will carve 20‐ton, 12‐foot‐tall blocks of snow using only hand tools. The carving starts at 11 a.m. on Tuesday January 24th and continues until Saturday!
Where: Breckenridge Riverwalk Center Grounds (you can’t miss it!)
When: January 24th ‐ February 5th

Important Snow Sculpture Dates:

  • Tuesday, January 24th, Shotgun start at 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, January 28th, 10AM, Sculpting ends and judging begins.
  • Sunday, January 29th, the Snow Lounge, Exhibit & Store open. 9 a.m. ‐ 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 29th, People’s Choice & Kid’s Choice Voting, 9 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 29th, Awards Ceremony – Riverwalk Center Stage, 3:30 p.m.
  • Viewing of Sculptures: through Sunday, February 5th, weather permitting