Business briefs for Wednesday, July 26
July 26, 2006
The Park City Arts Festival will start Thursday, Aug. 3, with an auction and gala that starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Kimball Art Center. Friday is a free preview for Park City locals, which will include a gallery stroll event, live music, hors d’oeuvres and 23 participating galleries.
The official festival begins Saturday and will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a drawing for a luxury car Sunday at 6 p.m.
Main Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic starting Friday at 11 a.m., with deliveries being allowed until noon when the street will shut down until 10 p.m. Sunday. Deliveries during the closure will need to occur off Sweet Alley.
There will be free parking at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, and at China Bridge for $10 per day with no re-entry allowed.
Supplemental busses will also be available from Deer Valley and PCMR. Schedules can be found at http://www.parkcity.org
Annual Women in Business Summer Social planned
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The Business Women’s Forum and the Women’s Business Center have planned the Sixth Annual Women in Business Summer Social for Thursday, Aug. 10, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Market Street Grill at 2985 East 6580 South in Salt Lake City.
One of the main functions of the social is to allow businesswomen from across Utah to network and get to know each other. There will also be a silent auction.
RSVP to Alesa at (801) 957-2031 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door.
Coldsweep performs dry ice blasting on Park City home
Coldsweep, Inc. performed dry ice blasting on a home located at 1403 Eagle Way in Park City on July 19 and 20.
The home was originally a barn built in 1650 somewhere in Europe. The homeowners had the barn disassembled, shipped to Park City and re-assembled. Could this be the oldest building in Park City?
They will be removing tar and other contaminants from some of the timbers. The timbers were power washed before the structure was re-assembled, but the owners hired Coldsweep to clean the timbers more thoroughly now that they have lived in the home for a few years.
The dry ice blasting process is like sand blasting without the mess because the dry ice disappears on impact and is non-abrasive to many surfaces.