Park Record Scene Clips for July 21-24, 2007 |

Park Record Scene Clips for July 21-24, 2007

Kimball prepares for auction, festival

This year’s Kimball Arts Festival will begin Thursday, Aug. 2, featuring more than 30 pieces of fine art on display and for sale. The auction and the festival make up the primary fundraisers for the nonprofit community art center’s year-round budget for exhibitions, education and events.

The celebration will continue with a Friday night gallery stroll. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, Main Street will close to feature wine and beer gardens, 30 live bands, 220 artist booths (selected from a pool of nearly 800 applicants). This year is the festival’s 38th year. For more information, visit .

Residents open gates to their gardens

Stroll through some of Park City’s private gardens at the Garden Tour on July 28. The tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue through 4:30 p.m. Begin at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Recreational Hall to pick up tickets and map. Free lectures will be given during the day by experts in the field on topics such as high country gardening, orchid care and the use of self-watering containers. Return to St. Mary’s Recreational Hall at 6:30 p.m. for silent and live auctions. Funds will benefit Chain Reaction For A Cure, a nonprofit dedicated to breast cancer research. St. Mary’s Church is located at 1505 White Canyon Road.

Cocking with class

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Join Goldener Hirsch’s Executive Chef James Dumas and his team for a night of learning and hands-on cooking followed by a meal and a wine-paired four-course dinner on Wednesday, July 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The theme for this week’s class is "Summer Salad and Bread Night" featuring light salads, artisan bread, pizza dough and gelatos. Reservations are required. The cost is $90 for a 90-minute class including a recipe book and four-course meal. (435) 649-7770 for more information.

Jewel concert sold out

This Saturday’s scheduled concert featuring Jewel and the Utah Symphony at Deer Valley Resort is sold out. For tickets to other shows in the Deer Valley Music Festival season, call (801) 355-ARTS.