The 2008 Park City Area Showcase of Homes is being offered every weekend from August 23 through September 7 The 22 showcase homes are nestled in Park City and Heber Valley. Homes feature full sports courts, flowing water features, yoga & pilates, state-of-the-art theatre centers, gourmet kitchens and certified green technology. Tickets can be purchased in advance at a discounted rate of $12 dollars at http://www.pcshowcaseofhomes.com or during the event at the door of any Showcase home for $15. The show starts Saturday at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. at Park City, Promontory, Tuhaye, Heber and surrounding areas.
Music Man Auditions
The Egyptian Theatre Company in Park City is holding auditions for "The Music Man" Monday, Aug. 25 and Sunday Aug. 31. All roles available and multicultural casting encouraged. Participants should come prepared to sing 16 bars of music and read and act.
More information is available at ParkCityShows.com. To reserve an audition time call 435-649-9371. Auditions will be held from 6-10 p.m. at the Utah Opera Space located at 336 N 400 W. in Salt Lake City. For more info visit http://www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org .
Park City Marathon & Half Marathon
Organizers need volunteers to welcome 1,000 runners from all over the country. A volunteer shift is just two hours in the morning and includes a shirt and breakfast. Volunteer online. The marathons are Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Newpark Fieldhouse. Organizers say the marathon has fewer than 100 spots left. The half-marathon sold out.
The course takes takes runners into Old Town and along residential streets. The course finishes at the Newpark Fieldhouse at Kimball Junction. The new half marathon course is a scenic out and back design, largely on paved or gravel bike paths with a downhill finish. Register to volunteer at http://www.pcmarathon.com/ .
Sundance Institute Outdoor Festival presents "Straight Story" Friday
Screenings will begin at sundown, around 9 p.m. at City Park in Park City. The Straight Story was directed by David Lynch and is rated G. David Lynch, known for his unorthodox approach to storytelling and visual style, surprised fans and critics with this simple true story of a humble Iowa man who rides a lawnmower for 260 miles to Wisconsin to make peace with his ailing brother. For more info visit sundance.org.
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