Business Briefs for Nov. 27-30 |

Business Briefs for Nov. 27-30

PCMR opens more terrain; crèche exhibit coming to Midway; avalanche prevention wins grant

PCMR says 40 new runs now accessible

According to a press release, Park City Mountain Resort will open an additional five lifts Nov. 27 granting access to 40 runs and two bowls. The Snow Hut Restaurant will open serving breakfast and lunch. Gorgoza Park will be open from noon to 8 p.m. this weekend and then will close before reopening seven days a week on Dec. 4.

Midway crèche exhibit begins Dec. 3

According to a press release, the 12th Annual Interfaith Creche exhibit, The Good Shepherd, is scheduled for Dec. 3-5 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Midway Town Hall at 165 N. Center Street in Midway. Admission is free. Over 5,000 people typically attend the event that features 900 nativities representing 90 different countries. Back by popular demand is a 1,000-piece Italian Fontanini Village. Other attractions include musical numbers, marionette performances, and events for the children, including children’s art, and family Christmas nativity photos in a life-size manger.

Avalanche safety gets grant

The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center recently announced a $5,000 grant from outdoor retailer REI to support the Know Before You Go avalanche awareness program.

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The KBYG program, designed especially for young adults and presented frequently at middle and high schools, provides the basics of avalanche awareness. The funds from REI will go directly to teaching avalanche safety in Utah. Avalanches kill more Utahns than any other natural hazard, according to the press release.