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Calendar for Dec. 21-24, 2005

Special Events

Wednesday 21

*Happy Winter Solstice!

*The Kimball Art Center will present an Art Talk on Normal Rockwell at 6 p.m. The event will feature an up close look at the "Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays" with art educator Cheryl Hughes. Admission is free and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882.

*The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical The Musical" throughout December. There will be a showing today at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $32 for adults with discounts available for students, children and seniors.For Tickets or more information, call 649-9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the North Pole Christmas Train this year through Christmas, featuring the story, "The Polar Express," and Santa. There are departures at 5 and 7:30 p.m. through Dec. 23.Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $16 for children 3-12. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Salt Lake Symphony will collaborate with the Sterling Singers to present a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. at Libby Gardner Concert Hall. The groups will join for a performance of John Rutter’s "Magnificat." In addition, the chorus will perform several traditional carols, with Gardner Hall’s magnificent organ and with the symphony. The concert is free to the public.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the Tube ‘n’ Train Adventure, featuring a train ride and tubing at Soldier Hollow, through Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-31 at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended. Adult tickets are $26 and discounts are available for seniors, students and children. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Utah Arts Council will present the 2005 Utah Artist Showcase through Jan. 28 at the Rio Gallery at 300 South Rio Grande in Salt Lake City.For more information about the showcase, contact Jim Glenn, (801) 533-3585 or jglenn

*The Pioneer Theatre Company will present "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast" through Dec. 24 at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Tickets range from $22-$49 with discounts for groups and college students. For more information, visit http://www.pioneertheatre.org or call (801) 581-6961.

*Ballet West presents the 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker," through Dec. 31, offering 25 performances at the Capitol Theatre. Single tickets range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets or at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.balletwest.org.

Thursday 22

*Santa will shred the slopes of The Canyons Resort along with Mrs. Claus and an elf, today. St. Nick will be on the slopes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the event, visit http://www.thecanyons.com.

*The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical The Musical" throughout December. There will be a showing today at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $32 for adults with discounts available for students, children and seniors.For Tickets or more information, call 649-9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the North Pole Christmas Train this year through Christmas, featuring the story, "The Polar Express," and Santa. There are departures at 5 and 7:30 p.m. through Dec. 23.Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $16 for children 3-12. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the Tube ‘n’ Train Adventure, featuring a train ride and tubing at Soldier Hollow, through Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-31 at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended. Adult tickets are $26 and discounts are available for seniors, students and children. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Pioneer Theatre Company will present "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast" through Dec. 24 at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Tickets range from $22-$49 with discounts for groups and college students. For more information, visit http://www.pioneertheatre.org or call (801) 581-6961.

*Odyssey Dance Theatre will present "It’s A Wonderful Life," a full-length dance version of the classic film of the same name, through Dec. 24 at Kingsbury Hall. Tickets and more information are available at http://www.odysseydance.com or (801) 581-7100.

*Ballet West presents the 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker," through Dec. 31, offering 25 performances at the Capitol Theatre. Single tickets range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets or at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.balletwest.org.

Friday 23

*Today, Santa will shred the slopes of The Canyons Resort along with Mrs. Claus and an elf. St. Nick will be on the slopes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the event, visit http://www.thecanyons.com.

*The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical The Musical" throughout December. There will be a showing today at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $32 for adults with discounts available for students, children and seniors.For Tickets or more information, call 649-9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the North Pole Christmas Train this year through Christmas, featuring the story, "The Polar Express," and Santa. There are departures at 5 and 7:30 p.m. through Dec. 23.Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $16 for children 3-12. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the Tube ‘n’ Train Adventure, featuring a train ride and tubing at Soldier Hollow, through Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-31 at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended. Adult tickets are $26 and discounts are available for seniors, students and children. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Pioneer Theatre Company will present "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast" through Dec. 24 at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Tickets range from $22-$49 with discounts for groups and college students. For more information, visit http://www.pioneertheatre.org or call (801) 581-6961.

*Odyssey Dance Theatre will present "It’s A Wonderful Life," a full-length dance version of the classic film of the same name, through Dec. 24 at Kingsbury Hall. Tickets and more information are available at http://www.odysseydance.com or (801) 581-7100.

*Ballet West presents the 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker," through Dec. 31, offering 25 performances at the Capitol Theatre. Single tickets range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets or at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.balletwest.org.

Saturday 24

*Today, Santa Claus will pay a visit to Deer Valley Resort. Guests are invited to bring a camera and have their picture taken with Santa. For more information, call 649-1000 or visit http://www.deervalley.com.

*Park City Mountain Resort will host its traditional Christmas celebration on Dec. 24. Santa will be on the slopes during the day and from 5:30-6 p.m. there will be free beverages at the base area. At 6 p.m. there will be a torchlight parade down PayDay trail. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitymountain.com.

* Santa will shred the slopes of The Canyons Resort along with Mrs. Claus and an elf today. St. Nick will be on the slopes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about the event, visit http://www.thecanyons.com.

*The Rock Cliff Nature Center at Jordanelle State Park will host "Track Me If You Can!" every Saturday through March 11. Join the park naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon and learn basic tracking skills necessary to understanding local wildlife. Bring snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. Pre-registration is required. Day-use fee is $7 per vehicle. For more information, call 649-9148.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the Tube ‘n’ Train Adventure, featuring a train ride and tubing at Soldier Hollow, today and Dec. 26-31 at 11 a.m. Reservations are recommended. Adult Tickets are $26 and discounts are available for seniors, students and children. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*The Pioneer Theatre Company will present "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast" at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Tickets range from $22-$49 with discounts for groups and college students. For more information, visit http://www.pioneertheatre.org or call (801) 581-6961.

*Odyssey Dance Theatre will present "It’s A Wonderful Life," a full-length dance version of the classic film of the same name at Kingsbury Hall. Tickets and more information are available at http://www.odysseydance.com or (801) 581-7100.

*Ballet West presents the 50th anniversary production of "The Nutcracker," through Dec. 31, offering 25 performances at the Capitol Theatre. Single tickets range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets or at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.balletwest.org.

Upcoming

*On Christmas day, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-fay Saints’ chapels in Park City will present a Christmas Musical Service from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Karen at 901-4172.

*The Utah Symphony will play a concert at the Eccles Center in Park City on Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in a show presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets range from $15-$50, with discounts available for students and seniors, and are available through ArtTix at http://www.arttix.com by calling 655-3114.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars on Wednesday, Dec. 28. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of Tuscany and Umbria, Italy. The cost is $40 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665.

*Friday, Dec. 30, Deer Valley Resort will hold its annual Torchlight Parade, featuring the ski school staff, on the Big Stick ski run on Bald Eagle Mountain at dusk. The parade will begin at approximately 6 p.m. and complimentary hot cider and cookies will be served. Snow Park Lodge will offer the best viewing area. For more information, call 649-1000 or visit http://www.deervalley.com.

*The Kimball Art Center will present its monthly Last Friday Arts and Eats Gallery Stroll Friday, Dec. 30 from 6-9 p.m. Tickets to the event are $5 and are available at the Kimball Art Center the night of the event. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882.

*The Stanfield Fine Art Gallery will hold an exhibition celebrating Rembrandt’s 400 year anniversary. The show will open at 10 a.m. on Dec. 30. There will be a reception at the art gallery from 6-9 p.m. the same day. For more information, call 658-1800 or visit http://www.stanfieldfineart.com.

*The Terzian Galleries, located on Main Street, will host an artist reception for Utah painters Clay Wagstaff and Rebecca Wetzel Wagstaff on Friday, Dec. 30 from 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 649-4927. *Coda Gallery, located on Main Street in Park City, will host a reception for painters Sandra Pratt and Cassandra Barney on Friday, Dec. 30 from 5-9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 655-3803.

*The Meyer Gallery, located on Main Street, will host a reception for artist Shanna Kunz on Friday, Dec. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 649-8160 or visit http://www.meyergallery.com.

*On New Year’s Eve, The Canyons Resort will celebrate the holiday with music from Solid Gold and fireworks in the Resort Village from 7-9 p.m. For more information about the event, visit http://www.thecanyons.com. *The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will host the Neville Brothers on Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. in a special New Year’s Eve show. Tickets range from $25-$100 and are available at http://www.ecclescenter.org or by calling 655-3114. Discounts are available.

*The Huntsman Cup disabled ski race will take place Jan. 3-5 at Park City Mountain Resort, starting at 9 a.m. each day in the Eagle Race Arena. For more information about the event, go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com. *The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of the east-central, southern, and Marches regions of Italy. The cost is $30 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company will present, "I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright from Jan. 4 through Jan. 29 in the company’s Chapel Theatre, located at 168 West 500 North in Salt Lake City. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $30 and are available, along with more information, at http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org or by calling (801) 363-SLAC.

*The Sundance Institute will present a sneak peak at a 2006 Sundance Film Festival documentary on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Series. The event is free and open to the public and is presented in conjunction with the Park City Film Series. *Jan. 6, the Motion City Soundtrack will play live in Park City at Harry O’s Nightclub. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Doors open at 8 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Park City Ski Team. For more information, contact the team at 649-8749.

*Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m., the Egyptian Theatre Company will present Robert Dubac’s comedy show, "The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?" Ticket prices range from $27-$50. Tickets are available, along with more information, from http://www.parkcityshows.com or by calling 649-9371.

*Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Jungle Jack Hannah will visit Park City’s Eccles Center in a show presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets range from $15-$30 with discounts available for students and seniors. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.ecclescenter.org or call 655-3114.

*The University Travel Film Series will present "Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories" on Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall. Filmmaker Mike Shiley, a journalist embedded with the U.S. military forces in Iraq, will give the audience a nuanced look into the military conflict. Tickets are $7 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or online at http://www.kingtix.com.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present another installment of its regular wine seminars on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. That night, the tasting will feature the wines of northeastern Italy. The cost is $40 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665.

Ongoing

General

*Park City School District’s Community Education program has quarterly classes for adults, youth and young learners. To find out more, go to http://www.pcschools.us (click on "Community" then "Community Education") or call Julia at 615-0215.

*Recycle Utah hosts "Green Building" seminars focused on resource and energy-efficient building. The seminars are held from 8 10 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Miners Hospital. For more information, call Recycle Utah at 649-9698.

Mondays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Baby and Me for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore in Redstone Center hosts "Scrabble Monday" every Monday from 6-8 p.m. Bring a board, a dictionary and challenge fellow Parkites to some word play. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

Tuesdays

*The Park City Bar Association provides free legal advice every first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Miners Hospital in Park City. All are invited to attend with any legal questions. There is no charge for this service. For more information, contact either Ed Stone at 658-1441 or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088.

*Every Tuesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story times for preschoolers aged 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*The Park City Singers, a non-auditioning community choir, rehearses each Tuesday evening from 7:25 to 9:30 p.m. at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church.New and returning members are welcome; come and sing. For information, e-mail parkcitysingersvisit http://www.parkcitysingers.com, or call 649-9589.

Wednesdays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts "Baby and Me" for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*Every Wednesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story time for toddlers aged 2-3 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Rd. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office 647-5855 or check out awana.org.

*Newcomers of Greater Park City gather every second Wednesday of the month at Miners Hospital at 10 a.m. For more information, call Joan Mosch, at 649-6568.

*The Summit County Dancesport Foundation, a non-profit organization, offers group sessions in social, folk and modern dance every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at (801) 450-3852.

Thursdays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Preschool Story Time for 3 to 5-year-olds every Thursday at 10 a.m. and Toddlertime for 2 to 3-year-olds at 11 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts Lap Sitters for babies from birth to 2 years on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*The Summit County Library has bilingual story times every Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at its Kimball Junction Branch, located in the Sheldon D. Richins Building on Landmark Drive. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*Look Good Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty and hair techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment. The program runs on the second Thursday of each month at Heber Valley Medical Center in the boardroom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. To reserve a spot or for more information, call 1-800-395-LOOK.

Fridays

*The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present "Last Fridays Arts & Eats Gallery Stroll." The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available through the Kimball Art Center. On the day of the gallery stroll, interested participants can stop by the Art Center to pick up a map listing participating galleries and restaurants. For more information, contact the Kimball Art Center at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio, a non-profit community yoga center, offers Prenatal Yoga Classes every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. The classes are appropriate for all levels of students. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more info, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

* The Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Friday Evening Wine School with instructor Sheral Schowe from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Each week features a different theme. Gourmet cheese and fresh breads will be provided. For more information or to register, call 655-WINE or e-mail theartofwine

*The Christian Center Friday Prayer Group is open to Christians of all backgrounds. Come to the Center, located at 1100 Iron Horse Drive, any Friday from 9-10 a.m. for a brief devotional and great prayer time for our community, our churches, our world. For more information, call 649-2260.

* The Park City Mountain Sports Club holds a T.G.I.F meeting and activity every Friday in and around Park City. Call 645-5350 or visit http://www.pcmsc.org for more information.

Saturdays

*At 10 a.m. every Saturday, The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host Children’s Story Hour for kids ages 2-6. Parents must remain in the store. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

*The Rock Cliff Nature Center staff at Jordanelle State Park host Track Me If You Can! every Saturday beginning Dec. 17 and running through March 11. Join the park naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon and learn basic tracking skills necessary to understanding local wildlife. Bring snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. Pre-registration is required. Day-use fee is $7 per vehicle. For more information, call 649-9148.

Nightlife

Wednesday 21

*Small House Quartet, J.B. Mulligans

*Tony Oros, The Spur

*Locals Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

*Derek Bentivengha, Bistro 412 Bar

Thursday 22

*The Armstrong and Bender Acoustic Duo, The Spur

*Junior and Transportation, Harry O’s

*Rich Wyman, Bistro 412 Bar

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

*Tony Oros, J.B. Mulligans

*Chris Johnston, Ringo

Friday 23

*Rockin’ Rhinos, Cisero’s

*Zion Tribe, The Spur

*Joy and Eric, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Tony Oros, Ringo

Saturday 24

*Ricky Straub, Bacchus Wine Bar

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

To become a part of The Park Record’s FREE events and music calendar, call Matt James at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail arts


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