Events in Keystone and Summit County This Weekend

Fall is the perfect opportunity to take a weekend vacation up to the mountains! The Aspen leaves are beginning to change, the crowds are diminishing and there are plenty of events to take advantage of in the high country. If you’re headed to Keystone this weekend, here are a few things that you can check out in Summit County while enjoying the fall weather!
Starting this Friday, September 9th, Keystone’s Restaurant Week begins! Enjoy delicious eats at a great price. Throughout River Run Village, restaurants will be featuring specials as well as live music. Keystone’s Restaurant week goes through September 9th – 18th.

Music Schedule for Keystone Restaurant Week 

 Date Feature Restaurant Local Musician Time
Friday, Sept. 9 Spoon Café Randall McKinnon 4pm – 6pm
Saturday, Sept. 10 Café FreshLuigi’s Pasta House Randall McKinnonRandall McKinnon 12pm to 2pm4pm to 6pm
Sunday, Sept. 11 New Moon Café Drew Andrew Reges 12pm to 2pm
Monday, Sept. 12 Kickapoo Tavern Beau Thomas 4pm to 6pm
Tuesday, Sept. 13 Pizza on the Run Beau Thomas 4pm to 6pm
Wednesday, Sept. 14 Zuma Roadhouse John Truscelli 4pm to 6pm
Thursday, Sept. 15 9280’ Tap House Jess Moidel 4pm to 6pm
Friday, Sept. 16 Kickapoo Tavern John Truscelli 4pm to 6pm
Saturday, Sept. 17 New Moon CaféPizza on the Run Randall McKinnonRandall McKinnon 12pm to 2pm4pm to 6pm
Sunday, Sept 18 Inxpot Drew Andrew Reges 12pm to 2pm

Food Specials
Luigi’s Pasta House
2 for 1 all entrees: 
September 9, 10 and 11th only.  Restaurant closes September 12th.
Feature Spotlight: Sat Sept 19th with Randall McKinnon 4-6pm

Kickapoo Tavern
All 10 days:  2 for 1 Burgers.
Feature Spotlight special: Surf & Turf- 10 ox Aspen Ridge Ribeye with a Jumbo Shrimp Skewer w/ 2 sides $29.99
Feature Spotlight:   Mon Sept 12 with Beau Thomas 4 – 6pm  & Fri Sept 16 with John Truscelli 4 – 6pm

Zuma Roadhouse
40% off all entrees and burgers.
Feature Spotlight:   Wed Sept 14 with John Truscelli 4 – 6pm

Spoon Café
$3 Beer specials, $5 mojitos, Buy one sandwich or salad get second one half off. Sept 9 & 10th only.  Restaurant closes September 11th.
Feature Spotlight:   Friday September 9th with Randall McKinnon 4 – 6pm.

New Moon Café
Feature Spotlight Special:  $3 all beer all day.  $2 off all Panini all day.
Feature Spotlight:  Sun Sept 11 with Drew Andrew Reges 12 – 2pm & Sat Sept 17 with Randall McKinnon 12 – 2pm

Pizza on the Run
$3 Drafts all 10 days.
Featured Spotlight Specials 9/13 & 9/17: 
 ½ price pizzas all day!  Food Specials Daily!
Feature Spotlight:  Sat Sept 17 with Randall McKinnon 4 – 6pm & Tues Sept 13 with Beau Thomas 4 – 6pm

Café Fresh
Feature Spotlight Special:  $4 Seasoned Beef Fajitas w/ grilled onions & yellow/ green peppers. Sides: cheddar cheese, corn & flour tortillas, guacamole, salsa, sour cream, black beans.
Feature Spotlight:  Sat Sept 10 Patio Party in Buffalo Courtyard with Randall McKinnon 12 – 2pm

10 Day Special:  10% off sushi Friday and Saturday night, $4 Sapporo on sushi nights
$8 Lunch special every day, $5 Breakfast Burrito every day, $1 off Nitro Cold Brew, Buy one get one half off Pastries by Pauli, 15% off all fall latte flavors (pumpkin, maple and butter pecan).
Feature Spotlight:  Sun Sept 18th with Drew Andrew Reges 12-2pm
Feature Spotlight Special:  $5 Blackberry mimosa, $5 Bacon bloody Mary, ½ off Biscuits and Gravy

9280’ Tap House
10 Day Special:  Tap House Tacos and side with a beer or soft drink for $10  (Choices include Cod, Tempura Shrimp, Pork or Chicken).
Feature Spotlight:  Thurs Sept 15 with Jess Moidel  4 – 6pm

Dillon / Keystone
On Saturday, Summit County will be hosting it’s first triathlon, 106 West Tri, which also boasts being the ‘highest’ triathlon in the world at 10,291 feet.  The race starts with a 1.2 mile swim in Lake Dillon (a new privilege that has never been allowed before), a 56 mile cycle race that will pass right through Keystone and up Montezuma road and finishing with 13.1 mile run around part of the Lake.  Book discounted event lodging with SummitCove here.  This event will be a blast to watch, and you may even be able to see the bikers from your Keystone condo!

Head over to Lake Dillon Drive between 9am and 2pm to check out the Dillon Farmer’s Market this Friday! Grab lunch and catch the live music while you browse the local food and crafts for sale.
And you won’t want to miss the last summer concert at the Dillon Amphitheater, The John Truscelli Band. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the sunset at this gorgeous outdoor venue. Show starts at 7pm.

Arapahoe Basin 

Arapahoe Basin is hosting their final summer event on September 11th, a Clam Bake and Oyster Boil! Head over to the base of the mountain for live music and an open bar from 3pm-6pm. Buy an adult ticket for $42 or a child ticket for $15, to enjoy a picnic style meal on the deck. To check availability and make a reservation, call A-Basin Guest Services at 888-272-7246.
Check out local artists from all over Colorado this Saturday and Sunday at Frisco Fall Fest. Meet the artists, and maybe find something to take back home from 10am – 5pm each day. There will also be a beer and margarita garden open daily to suit everyone’s taste!  Saturday features free live music from Caribou Mountain Collective from 12 – 2pm, and Page 6ix from 3 – 5pm.
And if you want to make it a long weekend, head into town Thursday night to catch a free show at the Barkley Ballroom by Northern Strangers – a psychedelic folk rock band, joined, and Float like a Buffalo – a folk, funk, rock influenced group.
If you missed Keystone’s Oktoberfest last weekend, you still have a chance to “Prost!” with your friends at the Breckenridge Oktoberfest this weekend! Grab a Paulaner Beir and german cuisine on Friday from 2 – 6pm, Saturday 11 – 6pm and Sunday11 – 5pm, on Breckenridge Main Street.

Copper Mountain
This weekend Copper Mountain is hosting the Dirty Girls Mud Run! Start the weekend off by heading to C. B. Grill at 7pm to enjoy Wine Night benefiting Bright Pink, a non profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. Saturday morning, the 3.1 mile (5K) obstacle course starts at 10am, and is followed by a costume contest and live music in the village. Finish the weekend out strong with Sunrise Yoga at 7am, followed by Bennies and Bubbly Brunch at JJ’s Tavern. And for those of you with energy left after all of that – sign up for the Golf Tournament at Copper Creek Golf Course! Tee-time is 11am.  Event tickets are available individually, as well as in a combined package.
This is a great weekend to visit Keystone and Summit County and enjoy one last summer mountain getaway before the snow starts to fly.  Take 30% off end of summer stays in Keystone with SummitCove Keystone Lodging. 

It’s Keystone Restaurant Week! $20.15 Themed Deals

As you are making your weekend plans, schedule yourself for a meal in Keystone this week and take advantage of some great dining deals during Keystone Restaurant Week. Plan to bring your loved one on a fancy date night, enjoy a family night out, stop in for breakfast before a game of golf, have a snack and a cold one after a nice hike or bike ride, or even meet with your colleagues for a long lunch break. Today marks day 5 of 10 full days of the first annual Keystone Restaurant Week. Running since June 5th and going through the weekend until Sunday, June 14th, restaurants in Keystone are celebrating KRW with special deals based around a ‘2015’ theme.  Enjoy special menus, wine pairings, drinks and dinner deals, lunch specials, breakfast buys and more.  In addition to these incredible meal deals, the River Run Merchants will also be offering ‘2015’ themed retail deals, such as 20% & 15% off racks and more. You can also get your bike ready to ride with a $20.15 Spring Bike Tune at Keystone Sports, offering a chain lube, drive-train adjustment and safety check.  


New Moon Cafe
$20.15 Meals for Two

2 Select Breakfast Items and 2 Drinks / Mimosas / Bloody Mary Bar
Choose from Croissant French Toast or Belgian Waffle w/Fresh Fruit, Huevos Rancheros or Huevos de la Luna or any Gourmet Panini 

Snake River Saloon 
Choose any Entrée for just $20.15 
(Offer ends June 11)

Dos Locos 
Any Entrée and a 20 oz. Grand Gold Margarita for $20.15

Haywood Cafe 
2 Bennies & 2 Bloodies for $20.15
Choice of Veggie Benedict, Pulled Pork Benedict, Sexy Mexy  Benedict or a Classic Eggs Benedict, Served with their famous Bacon Bloody Mary!

Zuma Roadhouse
Lunch: 2 Sandwiches & 2 Small Salads with 2 Draft Beers for $20.15 
Dinner: 2 Dinner Entrées for $20.15 

9280′ Tap House
2 Sandwiches & a Side for $20.15
or Tap House Nachos & 2 Beers for $20.15 

Kickapoo Tavern
Lunch: 2 Sandwiches or Salads with 2 Coors Lights or 2 Sodas for $20.15
Dinner: Chef Jeremy’s Dinner for Two with 2 glasses of wine, beer, or cocktails (rotating menu changes daily)
Beer Punch Card: 6 Draft Beers for $20.15 

Breakfast for Two: 2 Breakfast Sandwiches or Burritos with 2 Coffees/Lattes/Irish Coffees for $20.15
Lunch for Two: 2 Lunch Sandwiches with 2 Beers or Glasses of Wine for $20.15 

Bighorn Bistro
$20.15 Dinner Special
Bighorn Salad, Choice of Chicken or Scallop Entrée, & Draft Beer or House Wine
-Roasted 1/2 chicken with a watermelon BBQ, warm potato salad and jalapeno cream corn
-Seared Scallops with a fingerling carbonara, English peas, pancetta and scented with truffle oil

Pizza on the Run
12″ Two-topping Pizza and 2 Draft Beers or Sodas for $20.15

Black Bear Grill
Chicken Nachos and 2 Draft Beers for $20.15

Luigis Pasta House
2 Entrées for $20.15
Wine Punch Card: 5 Glasses of House Wine for $20.15

3 Course Family Style Meal for $20.15 (includes one family style salad, one family style entrée and your choice of one dessert)
Small Plate and Wine Pairing Dinner for $20.15 on Wednesday, June 10

Keystone Ranch
2 Appetizers and 2 Glasses of Wine or Beer for $20.15 during Happy Hour (4:30 – 5:30 Tuesday through Sunday)

River Course Grill
Lunch for Two for $20.15
Choose from items like turkey wraps, grilled ham & cheese, burgers, Elk sausage and more!  

Alpenglow Stube
Choose Any Appetizer with a Glass of House Wine for $20.15 (Available only on June 12)

Der Fondue Chessel
Fondue Cheese and Assorted Dippers with a Glass of House Wine for $20.15 (Available only on June 12)

Extreme Pizza
14″ One-Topping Pizza and 12 Wings for $20.15 

Spoon Cafe
Any 3 Appetizers or 2 Sandwiches with 2 Sodas or Beers for $20.15 

Don’t miss out on all of these great deals happening this week in Keystone!  This is your chance to go back to all of your favorite Keystone Restaurants, as well as try a few new ones! 

Written By: Alyssa Hubbard