What to do in Park City this weekend: Foghat, Ski Swap and the Bling Fling
Park City is quickly transitioning from the fall to the winter after Halloween. The ski season is fast approaching, and those looking for an upgrade on equipment can visit the Ski Swap this weekend for deals on used ski and snowboard merchandise. Also on the winter calendar, film screenings are picking up in frequency at the Park City Film Festival and for the buildup to Sundance. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.
Thursday, Nov. 1, through Sunday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. (6 p.m. on Sunday)
Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St.
Tickets starting at $43. $5 more at the door.
Foghat’s thunderous blend of blues, boogie and butt-kickin’ rock ‘n’ roll are shaking walls and fans everywhere with a live show as intense as ever with incredible energy and musicianship. Best known for the track, “Slow Ride,” the band will play hits as well a selection of new songs from their new album, “Under the Influence.” Reduced pricing Thursday.
Peace House Bling Fling
Friday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Park City Community Church, 4501 N. S.R. 224
Shop early and avoid the Christmas rush and shop for a cause! Put your purchase to work in helping to end the cycle of family abuse. Find fine jewelry, designer purses, beautiful scarves and more at unmatched prices. The event, which is a fundraiser for the nonprofit shelter and resource for domestic violence victims is set up like a mini shopping spree for gently used fashion accessories.
Park City Ski and Snowboard Ski Swap
Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, 1388 Center Dr.
Entry: $10 Friday, $5 Saturday, $2 Sunday. Kids 11 and under free.
The event serves both as a place for ski and snowboard enthusiasts to sell newer used equipment, and for buyers to find steeply discounted gear. The best deals will go to the early birds, who wait in line hours before the doors open at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse at 8 p.m. Friday. “It’s a big party,” said John Buchar, alpine program director at PCSS. “Some (customers) show up as early as we do to set up, and wait in line all day.”
Saturday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Ray Theatre, 1768 Park Ave.
Sundance Institute and Windrider Institute will present a free screening of Andrew Heckler’s “Burden.”. Winner of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Audience Award, “Burden” is based on the true story of Mike Burden (Garrett Hedlund), a rising leader in Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for the better life. A panel discussion with Heckler and others, including Rev. David Kennedy will follow the screening.
James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour
Saturday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Riverhorse on Main, 540 Main Street
The evening will feature appetizers, dinners and desserts made by Chef Ryan Poli of The Catbird Seat in Nashville, Tennessee, Holly Smith, 2008 James Beard Best Chef Northwest Winner, of Café Juanita in Kirkland, Washington, Chef Eric Skokan of Black Cat in Boulder, Colorado, Chef Gregory Gourdet, Season 12 finalist of “Top Chef,” of Departure in Portland, Oregon, and Riverhorse’s Executive Chef Seth Adams.
Park City Insitute Boo Ball
Saturday, Nov. 3, 7–11 p.m.
St. Regis Deer Valley, 2300 Deer Valley Dr.
Park City Institute will host its first Boo Ball fundraiser. The event will feature appetizers, drinks, dinner, a costume contest and an opportunity drawing. The proceeds from all individual tickets, VIP table packages and sponsorships will benefit the Park City Institute, making the tickets tax-deductible.
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