What to do in Park City this weekend: Park City Follies, Bestminster dog show
This weekend, Parkites have the opportunity to show off their dogs with a variety of contest categories at the Bestminster Dog Show Saturday at Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club. This weekend is also the premiere of “Park City Follies,” an annual self-deprecating look into life in Park City. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.
Dust on Snow
Thursday, April 25, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr.
Tickets $5; Swaner members free
University of Utah geographer, Dr. S. McKenzie Skiles, will share her important research into the fascinating feedback loop involving Great Salt Lake, dust, and accelerating snowmelt in the Wasatch Mountains, and how it threatens our drinking water and “The Greatest Snow on Earth.” RSVP required.
Utah History Lecture: ‘Senator Reed Smoot and the Designations of Utah National Parks’
Friday, April 26, 4 p.m.
Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave.
Free, RSVP recommended
Utah Senator Reed Smoot may be best-known for the Smoot-Hawley Act, which imposed tariffs and worsened the Great Depression, Smoot’s other work – the protection of public lands and establishing the National Parks Service – will be examined by Richard Lambert, vice chairman of the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation.
Edward Massey book signing, “Fugitive Sheriff”
Friday, April 26, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Summit County Library Kamas Valley Branch, 110 N. Main St.
Edward Massey’s new book, “Fugitive Sheriff,” starts with the death of Summit County Sheriff Simms, who is gunned down on the steps of a jailhouse. Massey will return to the Beehive State for a series of author events that are centered on “Fugitive Sheriff” this week.
Park City Follies
Friday, April 26 – Sunday, May 5. 8 p.m., Sundays 6 p.m.
The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets sold out – cabaret and balcony seating available at (435) 649-9371.
For the past few years, “Park City Follies,” with its humorous, musical take on local issues and production value has become a must-see presentation for local residents. This year’s run will go directly to buying equipment and the building of a new, 165-seat black box theater which will be home for the Egyptian Theatre’s YouTheatre program.
Bestminster Dog Show
Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club, 8770 Jeremy Rd.
$5 for adult admission (Children ages 10 and younger free)
Contest entry: $20 per dog for unlimited categories
A pet fair with featured dog contests that is open to the public. Fun booths will be featured, along with light-hearted dog contests. The top three winners of each category will get a collector’s rosette, which is a fancy ribbon, and dogs and their owners will get their photos and names in The Park Record newspaper and on parkrecord.com.
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