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What to do in Park City this weekend: Beauty and the Beast, charity concert and the PC Speaker Series

Debra Cook, director of the Park City Community Choir, rushed the stage when she heard John Rutter's "Requiem" performed live at Carnegie Hall. She says the piece is perfect for upcoming Park City Interfaith Council's free concert. (Tanzi Propst/Park Record)

This weekend in Park City offers opportunities to get out and support the community, including the Park City Interfaith Council concert benefiting the Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance. Other events include the Fly Fishing Film Tour making a stop in Park City, Peter Beckett’s Player at the Egyptian Theatre and a production of Beauty and the Beast in Kamas. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.

 

Fly Fishing Film Tour
Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m.
Jupiter Bowl, 1090 Center Drive
$15 in advance at Trout Bum 2 in Park City and Fish Head Fly Shop in Heber
On Thursday, March 7th, the annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) is coming to Park City to entertain anglers and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages with the original exhibition of fly fishing cinema. In its 13th year around the globe, F3T is packed with remarkable films, stories, and imagery that will delight the whole family.

Night Sky Navigation Workshop
Thursday, March 7, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr.
Tickets $10 for public, $5 for members
Paul Ricketts, Director of the University of Utah’s Observatory, will guide learning to use star maps to locate objects in a telescope. Five telescopes are available so everyone has the opportunity to gain hands-on experience.

Park City Interfaith Council Concert
Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1505 W. White Pine Canyon Road
Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Temple Har Shalom, 3700 Brookside Court
Free
This year the Park City Community Choir, along with the Esperanza Orchestra, will not perform Handel’s “Messiah,” but has opted to perform John Rutter’s “Requiem” instead. The performances, both dubbed Concert With a Purpose, will raise awareness of the Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance.

Peter Beckett’s Player
Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 10, 6 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets: Friday $35-$55; Saturday and Sunday $39-$60
Peter was a featured member of "Little River Band" and is best known as the lead singer and guitarist for 1970s soft rock group Player with hits, “Baby Come Back” & “This Time I’m in it for Love”.

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Polyrhythmics
Saturday, March 9, 9 p.m.

O.P. Rockwell, 268 Main Street
Tickets $16 – 30
Rich with bold brass and hypnotic percussion, Polyrhythmics showcase the instrumental eight-piece's impossibly tight grooves and virtuosic musicianship as they tear through a singular blend of funk, soul, psychedelic rock, R&B, progressive jazz, and Afrobeat.

Beauty and the Beast
Saturday, March 9, 3 p.m.
DeJoria Center, 970 N State Rd. 32, Kamas
Tickets $20. Children 3-12 $10
The Panto Company USA stars Dame Dotty Potty, Loopy Louie, Gaston, Belle and of course The Beast! The beautiful Belle finds herself in a spell-bound castle held captive by a beast … does she fall in love with the Beast before the last petal falls from the enchanted rose? Or will the Beast's selfishness cost him the world he once knew and the hand of the girl that has melted his heart?

Park City Speaker Series
Tuesday, March 12, 6 p.m.
Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave.
Free
Three Parkites — Carlie Judd Hardy, Holly Flanders, Molly Bice Jackson — will share messages of hope, resilience, connection and getting to an Olympic level in life. The three speakers are authors, who come from varying backgrounds, will speak of running a 100-mile race, Olympic ski racing and the death of a child.