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Calendar for Sept. 2-6, 2006

Special Events

Saturday 2

*The Francis Frontier Days will be Sept. 2 and 4 at the Francis Town Park/Rodeo grounds located at 2317 South Spring Hollow Road in Francis. There will be a horseshoe tournament, breakfast both days at 10 a.m., barbecue dinner, a horse show, arts and crafts, baby Olympics, kids carnival, and parade. For more information, call (435) 783-6236.

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*The Park City Area Showcase of Homes continues through Sept. 2-4 and 9-10. For more information, call (801) 259-8657.

*Sundance is partnering with Salt Lake Magazine and Ken Garff Jaguar to present the First Annual Food and Wine Festival on Sept. 2 on Ray’s Lawn at Sundance from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event will feature leading area restaurants, including the Sundance restaurants and Sundance Label Wine vintners. For more information, call (801)-223-4071.

*Friends of the Park City Library Annual Used Book Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium.

*Swiss Days Festival continues in Midway. For more information, call (435) 513-5509.

*The Francis Frontier Days, a down-home Wild West celebration, will take place in Francis. For more information, call (435) 783-6236.

*The Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Championships will run through Sept. 4. For more information, call 649-6619.

*This is the last day of the Saturday Freestyle Show at the Utah Olympic Park. For more information, call 658-4200 or visit http://www.olyparks.com.

Sunday 3

*The Park City Area Showcase of Homes continues through Sept. 2-4 and 9-10. For more information, call (801) 259-8657.

*Friends of the Park City Library Annual Used Book Sale at the Jim Santy Auditorium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

*The Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Championships will start today and run through Sept. 4. for more information, call 649-6619.

Monday 4

*The Park City Funky Miners Day parade and celebration takes place today. There will be a 5K run, running of the balls, annual mucking and drilling competition and other festivities at City Park. For more information, call 649-6100.

*The Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Championships, Fiber Festival and Highland Games will conclude today. For more information, call 649-6619.

*Friends of the Park City Library Annual Used Book Sale will be at the Jim Santy Auditorium, from noon to 2 p.m.

*The Park City Area Showcase of Homes continues today and Sept. 9-10. For more information, call (801) 259-8657.

*The Ideashpere Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series will present Willie Nelson at Deer Valley. Tickets are sold out. For more information, call 655-3114.

*The Francis Frontier Days, a down-home Wild West celebration, will take place today in Francis. For more information, call (435) 783-6236.

*The Heber Valley Railroad is open for Labor Day. For more information, call (435) 654-5601.

Wednesday 6

*Every Wednesday, through October, The Canyons will host Park City’s Farmers Market from noon 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. Stop by for fresh produce, fresh baked bread and arts and crafts from local vendors.

Upcoming

*The Park City Board of Realtors and Recycle Utah will present "Re-Energize Park City: A Community Event" on Sept. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium. Speakers will be Mayor Dana Williams and Peter Metcalf, CEO of Black Diamond Equipment. There will be a short film "The Lost People of Mountain Village," followed by a panel discussion. Those who want to attend should RSVP estar30 p.m. at 245 West 100 South in Heber City. This three-part "Energy 101" series will offer alternative approaches to total body wellness. The format includes interactive discussion on topics such as auras, meridians, chakras, color therapy, numerology, animal and mineral totems, affirmations and meditation. It will be taught by Reiki Master and Midway resident, Terra Crews. All three sessions cost $50. For more information or to sign up, call (435) 654-2532.

*The Park City Film Series will present "A Prairie Home Companion" Sept. 8-10 at the Jim Santy Auditorium at the Park City Library. The film is rated PG-13. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m.

*The back-to-school session for the ice arena will take place Sept. 8. Registration is open for figure skating and hockey classes. Registration is also open for the figure skating club and adult hockey leagues, which begin after Labor Day. For more information, log on to http://www.pcice.org or stop by the ice arena to register. For questions about hockey, call Deb at 615-5702. For questions about skating, call Erika at 615-5704.

*Ken Sanders Rare Books will host the "Wave Books Poetry Bus Tour" on Friday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. The bookstore is located at 268 South 200 East in Salt Lake City. The event is free and open to the public. Books by participating poets will be offered for sale at the event. Call (801) 521-3819 or email books30 p.m. Tickets start at $12. For more information, call (800) 429-9920.

*The Cow Ballet fundraiser for Mountain Town Stages will take place in Woodenshoe Park in Peoa Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. until the cows come home, about 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate, kids 12 and under free. Admission includes barbecue, catered by Kumbaya Kitchens, music and dancing. There will also be a fishing pond, competitions and auction. Tickets are available at Summit and Wasatch county 7-Eleven stores, Orions Music, all Smithstix locations or by calling 901-7664.

*In honor of National Grandparents Day, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah will offer special events and free admission to visitors 55 and older (with valid ID) on Sunday, Sept. 10.

*On Sept. 12, the Park City History Book Club will discuss "Cathedral, Forge and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages," by Frances and Joseph Gies from 4 to 6 p.m. The Gies try to convince us that great technological and commercial progress was made during the Middle Ages, and that the era was not really the dark backwater many historians have described. Copies can be obtained at the Park City Library, or ordered at Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street or the Spotted Frog in Redstone Center. For more information, call 615-5600.

*Ballet West is inviting children for pre-registration auditions for its 2006 production of "The Nutcracker" Sept. 12 and 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bryan Intermediate School, 40 South 800 East in Salt Lake. For more information, call (801) 323-6947.

*The 11th annual newcomers membership luncheon will be Sept. 13 at the Empire Lodge at Deer Valley at noon. The event happens once a year. All new members to town and existing members are invited. For more information, call Barbara Yarbenet at 615-6636.

*The Park City Library will host Dr. Harvey Karp, author of "The Happiest Baby on the Block" and "The Happiest Toddler on the Block," Sept. 14. Dr. Karp has appeared on a variety of television programs, including "Dr. Phil." He will discuss his secrets to helping babies fall asleep and ending toddler tantrums. For more information about Dr. Karp, go to his and Dr. Phil’s Web sites: http://www.thehappiestbaby.com and http://www.drphil.com . This is a free program and anyone may attend. Call the library for more information at 615-5600.

*Salt Lake Acting Company is presenting the regional premiere of the Broadway hit, "Rabbit Hole," by David Lindsay-Abaire. There will be preview performances Sept. 13 and 14, with the press opening on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. at the Salt Lake Acting Company. "Rabbit Hole" is scheduled to play Wednesdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. through Oct. 8. For more information, call David Mong at (801) 363-0526.

* This year’s Adopt-A-Native Elder program’s 17th Annual Navajo Rug Show and Sale needs 150 volunteers for the dates of Nov. 8-12. Many local businesses are supporting the Rug Show and they now need local volunteer support to make this a big success. The next meeting will be held at 2370 Doc Holiday Drive, Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call April at (435) 645-8806.

*"Celebrate your Museum Day" will be Sept. 16. Museums across the state will have special programs and activities, as well as free or reduced admission. The Park City Historical Society and Museum will offer arts activities and games for children from 2 to 5 p.m. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on that day. For more information, contact the Park City Historical Society and Museum at 649-7457.

*Salt Lake City’s Gallivan Center will be the site for "Reggae in the Mountains Festival" Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at Smithtix. Cost is $15 for adults and children under 6 are free. V.I.P. tickets are $95, which include a private, full authentic Caribbean buffet, drinks and premium seating. For more information, call (801) 560-3243.

*The 18th annual Utah AIDS Foundation walk For Life will be Sept. 16 at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City at 9 a.m., registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information, call (801) 487-2323.

*Elton John and his band will appear live as part of his 2006 "The Captain and the Kid Tour" at the E-Center in Salt Lake City, Sept. 19, 2006. Tickets will be available at all Smith’sTix Outlets, (801) 467-TIXX, 1-800-888-TIXX, http://www.smithstix.com and the E Center box office.

*Join Linda Kubly, R.N., M.S. for a presentation for parents on motor skills development at the Park City Library, Thursday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. for parents of preschoolers and 11 a.m. for parents of toddlers (bring the kids). Call the library for more information at 615-5600.

*Westminster College will present Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel in concert on Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. Tickets are $25 each and are available at the Theatre Arts Box Office at Westminster College and by calling (801) 832-2457. For more information, visit http://www.tommyemmanuel.com .

*The Blue Boar Inn and Restaurant will host the third annual Schützenfest "Shoot for the Finish Line" 5K Run/Walk, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. The race, which will benefit Soldier Hollow, will start at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor’s Center, across from and continue around Wasatch Mountain State Park. The race is open to runners and walkers of all ages and abilities, and the course includes both paved and mountain trails. The 5K run is part of The Inn’s fifth annual Schützenfest, a traditional European-style shooting party and feast held as part of Oktoberfest. Runners can register for the 5K run by calling The Blue Boar Inn and Restaurant at 1-888-650-1400, or online at http://www.active.com . Registration is $20 before Sept. 23, or $25 on the day of the race. Runners will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt and will be eligible for a prize drawing including hot air balloon rides, overnight stays, dinners and stuffed blue boars.

*The 12th annual Rhinestone Cowboy event at the Swaner Nature Preserve will be held Sept. 30. For more information, call 640-1767.

*The first annual Fall Fest benefit "Get to Know the Snow and Ice" will take place at the Park City Ice Arena and Sports Complex at Quinn’s Junction Oct. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. There will be a chili cook-off, free public skating, sports demonstrations, kids activities, community barbecue, beer and wine garden, live music, showcase of community youth organizations and celebrity athlete appearances. For more information, call 649-9090.

Ongoing

*The Kimball Art Center will present an exhibit for Andrew Smith: Kinetic Art Sculptures at the Kimball Art Center. His work will be on display through Oct. 29.

*The Julie Nester Gallery will present artist Gerard Bourgeois. His work will be on display until Sept. 29. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or anytime by appointment. For more information, call 649-7855 or visit http://www.julienestergallery.com.

*The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, director, is now conducting auditions for boys and girls from 9 through 15 years of age. No special preparation is required, although some instrumental background is helpful. Those interested in scheduling an audition are invited to call (801) 537-1412 for an appointment. For more information, visit http://www.childrensing.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the "Sunset BBQ Special," featuring barbecue, a train ride, and bluegrass music, from 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 1 and 15. For tickets or more information, visit wwwhebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Brigham Young University Museum of Art introduces viewers to the work of Milton Glaser, whose conceptual approach to solving design problems has positioned him at the forefront of the field of graphic design and illustration. The exhibit, "Just Enough Is More: The Graphic Design of Milton Glaser," is on display through Oct. 7. Tours are conducted during regular museum hours and must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Tours usually last about one hour. Call (801) 422-1140 to schedule a tour or to inquire about additional information.

General

* THE SHOP Yoga Studio, located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside Avenue, offers several daily Anusara yoga classes for beginner through advanced students. Classes are donation-based and no reservation is required. Nationally renowned instructors and workshops monthly. Visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com for class schedule and more information or call 649-9339.

*Utah Mountain Bluebird Trails is looking for volunteers. Several positions are needed for trail monitors. This is a weekly commitment (approximately) to check nesting boxes during the spring/summer season. A general knowledge of birds is helpful, however, training is offered. Only serious candidates need apply. For more information, call Letitia Lussier at 649-6982.

*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.

Mondays

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore at Redstone Towne 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.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside invites parents/caregivers and children up to 2 years old to join us for Yoga Together from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday. All classes are donation-based. Call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com .

Tuesdays

*Live improv comedy performed by Off the Top, at the Sidecar. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 647-5678.

*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 or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088.

*The Park City Professional Artist Association Park City’s network for visual artists meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Spotted Fog Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityart.com.

*Boys and girls of all ages are invited to come for reading related activities including writing, poetry, crafts, movies, puppetry, games, readers’ theater and more. No registration required. Drop by anytime. Call the library at 615-5600 for more information.

* Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center holds Pilates classes every Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The center is located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City. The class size is limited to five participants. It is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates Center graduate and instructor. Attend either class as your schedule allows but advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

Wednesdays

*Every Wednesday, through October, The Canyons will host Park City’s Farmers Market from noon 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. Stop by for fresh produce, fresh baked bread and arts and crafts from local vendors.

*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 Chris Hartley, at 649-0624.

*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.

*Balance Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center holds Pilates classes every Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. The center is located at 245 West 100 South in Heber City. The class size limited to 5 participants. It is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates Center graduate and instructor. Attend either class as your schedule allows, but advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

Thursdays

*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.

*Caregivers Night Out is a monthly support group that offers assistance for those that are taking care of loved ones. Meetings are held in Summit County on the third Thursday of every month at Wentworth Assisted Living Center, located at 4200 North 400 West in Oakley. Meetings are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call (435) 783-5575 for more information.

*The Shop Yoga Studio, a nonprofit community yoga center, offers Anusara yoga classes every Thursday night from 6-7:30 p.m. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more information, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*Lara Boyle, of Integrative Yoga Wellness, is teaching a summer yoga series embracing "The Art of Self-Care," Thursday evenings, 6-7:30 p.m., at Yoga Quarry, located in Quarry Village. For more information, call 655-5273.

Fridays

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

The SHOP Yoga Studio is offering pre- and postnatal yoga for women in all stages of pregnancy and motherhood Fridays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call 649-9339 for more information or online at http://www.parkcityyoga.com .

*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.

*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.

*The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present A Park City Gallery Stroll. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. and will include live jazz at the Kimball Art Center. Tickets are $5 and are available through the organization. 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 at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs

at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

Saturdays

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*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 Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Saturday Evening Wine School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. most weeks. 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 theartofwine30 p.m. at Park City Dance. All levels are welcome and please bring a mat. For more information, visit http://www.BalancedBeingYoga.com or call Sarah at (435) 579-0357.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs

at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

Sundays

Nightlife

Saturday 2

*DJ Stevo, Star Bar

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Q-Tip, Cisero’s

*Pat Carnahan, Shabu

*The Rythmites, The Sidecar

Sunday 3

*Tony Oros, Cisero’s

Monday 4

*Locals Open Mic, The Sidecar

*Spaghetti Night, Cisero’s

*Locals Night, J.B. Mulligans

Tuesday 5

*Off the Top, The Sidecar

*Tony Oros, Bistro 412

*Game Night, Cisero’s

*Pool Tournament, J.B. Mulligans

Wednesday 6

*Locals Night, Cisero’s

*Troy Griffin, The Spur Bar and Grill

To add an event to The Park Record’s FREE calendar, call Dan Bischoff at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail (preferred) arts@parkrecord.com.


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