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Snow Sculpture City

Our annual favorite trip to Breckenridge to see the snow sculptures is happening Saturday, January 28th, the first day of viewing week. This amazing, international competition hosts sculptors who use a wide variety of tools to make larger than life creations that stretch your imagination. Last year’s gold was won by Team Vermont, with their “Rhonda and Her Recycling Robo-Octopus” featuring a frosty version of the 14 year old “science whiz” Rhonda operating her own invention, the Robo-Octopus, which helps clean the ocean floor. Team Switzerland took silver with “Converse,” a sculpture of two structures nearly identical, but converse. Team USA-Loveland received bronze for their “Bolting from Extinction” elephant, which also won the Kids Choice Award. The Riverwalk Center houses the Thaw Lounge+Music, where you can stop by for postcards, pins and event information, as well as an exhibit on the last 25 years of International Snow Sculpture Championships. The exhibit explores the process of snow sculpting, information about the teams, along with trivia and fun facts. Each $1 donation towards the Championship garners a People’s Choice Vote, which you can place at the Thaw Lounge+Music, with volunteers throughout the site, and voting jars attached to the fences in front of the sculptures. Breckenridge is providing free parking off Airport Road, as well as...

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January – June 2017 Brochure

The January to June brochure will be in the mail soon! Easter Egg Hunt, Garage Sale, Breckenridge Snow Sculptures, Renaissance Festival and so much more! Check out all our...

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KRU January 2017 Calendar

KRU Jan. 2017 Calendar HERE Lots of fun crafts are on the schedule for this month, plus line dancing, Wii challenges, dodge ball, sled races, and the January trip is heading to the Victor ice skating...

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January 20, 2017, 4:54 pm
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