Riffs Acoustic Music, 1205 Iron Horse Dr., will host a concert for Peace House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence in Summit and Wasatch counties, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. Artists will include the Riff Raff Band, Dick Stoner and Karsyn Robb. Admission is free, but there is a suggested donation is $20 per person. Light food will be provided, BYOB. RSVP's are suggested. To RSVP, call (435) 647-1940. For more information, visit www.riffspc.com.

Moons, Meteors and other Celestial Wonders at Wasatch Mountain State Park On Friday Dec. 14, Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway will host volunteers from Salt Lake Astronomical Society for a presentation at 7 p.m. The night will consist of stargazing and a chance to see the Geminid Meteor Shower followed by hot chocolate and marshmallows. Come watch the last meteor shower of the year, learn about the constellations and planets, and enjoy the grandeur of the night. All who attend will be entered in a drawing to win prizes such as snowshoe and cross-country ski passes. Attendees should dress appropriately and be prepared to be outside. For more information and to RSVP, call (435) 654-1791.

Kimball Art Center's Charity Lift

The Kimball Art Center's annual Charity Lift fundraiser will be held Friday, Dec. 14, at Canyons Grand Summit Ballroom, 4000 Canyons Resort Dr., from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 and available at the KAC, 638 Park Ave.


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'Here and Abroad II' Exhibition Reception at Gallery MAR

Gallery MAR, 436 Main St., will host an artist reception for George Bodine and Warren Neary on Friday, Dec. 14, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Both artists' works in oil paint range from Venetian city scenes to local landscapes. Both artists will be in attendance for the reception. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.gallerymar.com.

Music Art Works Studio's Annual Christmas Recital The Music Art Works Studio will present its annual Christmas recital on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3010 Saddleback Rd., at Jeremy Ranch. Students of Sally Sanders will perform Christmas pieces, including several two piano pieces from "The Nutcracker Suite" by Tchaikovsky. Other traditional carols, jazz arrangements and elegant solos will be presented by the students as well. For information contact Sally.MusicArtWorks@gmail.com .