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Calendar for Nov. 23-26, 2005

Special Events

Wednesday 23 *Park City Mountain Resort is scheduled to open today, weather permitting. For more information, visit the resort’s Web site at http://www.parkcitymountain.com. *The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "Man from Nebraska," Wednesdays through Sundays through Dec. 11. Wednesday and Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., and Sunday shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50-$33.50. For more information or for tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC or visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. Thursday 24 *The Salt Lake Acting Company will present "Man from Nebraska," Wednesdays through Sundays through Dec. 11. Wednesday and Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m., and Sunday shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50-$33.50. For more information or for tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC or visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. Friday 25 *From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the North of Main business district will hold a festival and celebration, "The First Nomel." The event will include shopping at area businesses, a scavenger hunt, and from 3-6 p.m. food, music and festivities in the No Place Like Home parking lot. At 6 p.m. there will be caroling and a visit from Santa. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 658-2111. *The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical The Musical" throughout December. Performances run from Nov. 25 Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. For Tickets or more information, call 649- 9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com. *The Kimball Art Center will hold its monthly "Last Fridays Arts and Eats Gallery Stroll" today from 6-9 p.m., featuring Park City’s Main Street galleries and food from local restaurants. Tickets are $5 and are available at the Kimball Art Center. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882. *"Rize," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Nov. 25-27. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *Today at Dolly’s Bookstore from noon to 2 p.m., local children’s author J.R. Holbrook will visit Dolly’s Bookstore to sign copies of his holiday book "Gingerbread Jimmi." Then, from 2-5 p.m. cookbook author Randi Levin will be present to sign copies of her work, "Baking at High Altitude." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 649-8062. *Today at the Spotted Frog Bookstore, "Gingerbread Jimmi" author J.R. Holbrook will do a book signing from 3-6 p.m. Following that event, Cheryl DuBois, author of "West of the Equator," will sign her book at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 575-2665. *The Heber Valley Historic Railroad, located at 450 South 600 West in Heber City, will run "The Provo Canyon Limited," round-trip rides through Provo Canyon, today and Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17at 11 a.m. Tickets are $26 for adults, $21 for seniors and $15 for children. To reserve seats, contact the railroad at (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org. *The Heber Valley Railroad will present the North Pole Christmas Train this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas, featuring the story, "The Polar Express" and Santa. There are departures at 5 and 7:30 p.m. today and Nov. 26, Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 12-17 and 19-23.Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $16 for children 3-12.Off peak times areNov. 30, Dec. 1, 5, 6, 8; then, tickets are$25 for adults, $22.50 for seniors and $15 for children 3-12. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org. *After Salt Lake City’s Lights On! celebration, the Utah Symphony will invite concert-goers inside Abravanel Hall to warm up the "jazzgrass" of The Wayfaring Strangers today and Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8 p.m. The band will be followed by the Utah Symphony’s performance portions of Copland’s "Appalachian Spring" and John Williams’s "Far and Away Suite." Tickets for this performance range from $20 to $48 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org. *The Desert Star Dinner Theatre will present "Home for the Holidays," from Nov. 25 through Jan. 1. Admission prices range from $26.99 to $29.99. Prices include admission to the show and a full-course meal. Call the Desert Star box office at (801) 266-2600 to purchase tickets or for more information. Saturday 26 *The Egyptian Theatre Company will present "Seussical The Musical" throughout December. Performances run most days through Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. For Tickets or more information, call 649- 9371 or go to http://www.parkcityshows.com. *"Rize," rated PG-13, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series through Nov. 27. Show times are at 8 p.m. today and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *At Dolly’s Bookstore today from noon to 2 p.m. Salt Lake Tribune political cartoonist Pat Bagley will sign copies of his new book, "Clueless George Goes to War," from noon to 2 p.m.; Heber Valley resident Allen Phillips will sign his book, "Grey’s Christmas," from 2-4 p.m. and part-time Parkite Cheryl DuBois will sign her new novel, "West of the Equator," from 4-6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 649-8062. *The Heber Valley Historic Railroad, located at 450 South 600 West in Heber City, will run "The Provo Canyon Limited," round-trip rides through Provo Canyon, today and Dec. 3, 10, 17at 11 a.m. Tickets are $26 for adults, $21 for seniors and $15 for children. To reserve seats, contact the railroad at (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org. *The Heber Valley Railroad will present the North Pole Christmas Train this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas, featuring the story, "The Polar Express" and Santa. There are departures at 5 and 7:30 p.m. today and Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 12-17, 19-23.Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $16 for children 3-12.Off peak times areNov. 30, Dec. 1, 5, 6, 8; then, tickets are$25 for adults, $22.50 for seniors and $15 for children 3-12. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or go to http://www.hebervalleyrr.org. *After Salt Lake City’s Lights On! celebration, the Utah Symphony will invite concert-goers inside Abravanel Hall to warm up the "jazzgrass" of The Wayfaring Strangers at 8 p.m. The band will be followed by the Utah Symphony’s performance portions of Copland’s "Appalachian Spring" and John Williams’s "Far and Away Suite." Tickets for this performance range from $20 to $48 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org. *The Desert Star Dinner Theatre will present "Home for the Holidays," through Jan. 1. Admission prices range from $26.99 to $29.99. Prices include admission to the show and a full-course meal. Call the Desert Star box office at (801) 266-2600 to purchase tickets or for more information. Upcoming *The Salt Lake Symphonic Winds, a wind ensemble with more than 50 members, will perform a free concert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m.For more information, visit http://www.slc.k12.ut.us/staff/briblo/slsw/index.html. *Westminster College will host a pottery sale Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Thursday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day in the Westminster College Shaw Center Lounge. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to animal rescue leagues. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kay at kkusminskior call (801) 832-2331. *"Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," sponsored by the Sundance Institute and the Park City Film Series, will screen on Dec. 1 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. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *Surface Medical Spas at Kimball Junction will host a seminar on its products Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. Participants will receive a gift bag with samples and special discounts.Bring a friend and both will receive a coupon for a free microderm and facial. Call 655-8900 to reserve a space. *Renowned poets Mark Halliday and Jill Rosser will speak at Westminster College on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. The event is free and open to the public.For more information about the poetry series, please contact associate professor of English Natasha Saj at (801) 832-2376. *Dec. 2 at Park City Mountain Resort, the Park City Education Foundation will hold its annual benefit day, conditions permitting. Lift tickets for that day, which are sold before Dec. 1, will be $20 a-piece. Tickets are available at Jans Mountain Outfitters, Cole Sports, Zions Bank, Canyon Sports and through PCEF board members and online at http://www.parkcitymountain.com. *Nickel Creek will perform at The George S. and Dolores Dor at Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Andrew Bird will open. Tickets are sold out. For more information, call 655-3114 or visit http://www.ecclescenter.org. *The Utah Symphony Chorus and guest soloists will join the orchestra for the most glorious works of Beethoven, Handel, and Poulenc on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in Abravanel Hall. Tickets range from $12 to $50 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org. *Dex, Radio Disney and Recycle Utah will host a special two-hour outdated phone book recycling event on Dec. 3, at Recycle Utah from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature a live performance by the band RD Frequency plus games, giveaways, and contests for kids 14 and under. For more information, call 1-888-610-2800. *Julie Nester Gallery will showcase its full roster of artists in a small works show opening on Dec. 4. The show will feature works from 28 artists and will include paintings, sculpture, photography and mixed media art. There will be a reception and first anniversary celebration on Friday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 8 p.m. For more information about the show, call 649-7855 or visit http://www.julienestergallery.com. *The Choral Arts Society of Utah will perform their annual Holiday Pops Concert on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Cottonwood High School. Tickets are $12 and available through SmithsTix by calling (801) 467-TIXX or online at http://www.smithstix.com. For more information, call (801) 390-1567. *The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will appear at Kingsbury Hall on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $22.50, $29.50 or $34.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100 or visiting http://www.kingsburyhall.org. *"Balzac and the Chinese Seamstress," which is not rated, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series Dec. 2-4. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. *Rick Hubbard and the All-Kid Kazoo Band will play a Pillow Theatre Performance presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation, on Dec. 3 at 1 and 4 p.m. in the American Express Blue Box Theatre at the Eccles Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Call 655-3114 or visit http://www.ecclescenter.org for more information. *The Kimball Art Center will hold its Holiday Family Celebration on Dec. 3 from 5-8 p.m. There will be live music, food, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, along with a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.kimball-art.org or call 649-8882. *The White Room Wasatch Winter Film Festival, featuring local amateur ski and snowboard shorts, will screen at the Prospector Square Conference Center on Dec. 3. Tickets to the event are $5 for all ages. For more information about the event, call 940-0590. *Deer Valley Resort will have its opening day on Dec. 3, weather permitting. For more information, visit http://www.deervalley.com. *On Dec. 3, Alta Community Enrichment will hold a ski swap from 6-8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snow in Alta. For more information, visit http://www.altaarts.org or call (801) 742-0830. *The Bacon Brothers, featuring Kevin and Michael Bacon, will play the Eccles Center on Dec. 4 in a show presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation. Tickets range from $15-$50, with discounts available for children and students. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.ecclescenter.org or call 655-3114. *"Impossible Dreams The First Ascent of the East Face of Mt. Everest and Eradicating World Blindness" will be presented by Dr. Geoff Tabin at the Park City Library on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. Dr. Tabin is co-director of the Himalayan Cataract Project (www.cureblindness.org). For more information about his lecture, visit http://www.parkcitylibrary.org or call 615-5600. *Rocky Mountain Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer will hold an event, "A Celebration of Courage," on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 7-11 p.m. at The Riverhorse on Main in Park City. There will be a social hour, dinner, a live and silent auction, and entertainment. For tickets or more information, call (888) 556-2737 or e-mail info *The 2005 Slamdance Film Festival film, "In a Nutshell," will play on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Park City Film Series’ Slamdance Film Series. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com. 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 *Mountainlands Community Housing Trust and Bad Ass Coffee will hold "Roommate Roundups" to help roommate seekers every Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Bad Ass Coffee on Park Ave. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 647-9719 or 655-9811. *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 6-8 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. Nightlife Wednesday 23 *Fat Paw Acoustic, The Spur *Local’s Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s Thursday 24 *Mr. (Mike) Roger’s Rockin’ Neighborhood, J.B. Mulligans *Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s Friday 25 *Royal Bliss, Cisero’s *Eric, Joy, Fred and Tony, The Spur *Pat Carnahan, Shabu *DJ JD, The Star Bar Saturday 26 *Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar *Blues on First, The Spur *Quartet Troublant, 350 Main Brasserie *Pat Carnahan, Shabu *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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