The Park Record Clips for Dec. 22-25, 2007
Santa’s sleigh to stop at resorts
Old St. Nicholas will be stopping at Park City’s resorts this Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, to join in the holiday festivities:
-Santa will be visiting Deer Valley Resort with guests in the Snow Park area from 9 to 11 a.m. From noon to 1:30 p.m., Santa will visit guests in the Silver Lake area. Guests are invited to bring a camera and have their picture taken with Santa. For more information, call 435-649-1000 or 800-424-DEER (3337).
-Park City Mountain Resort will host its annual Traditional Christmas Eve Celebration from 5 to 6 p.m. the Resort Plaza will supply the public with free hot beverages. At 6 p.m. PayDay trail will provide the stage for the ski and snowboard school’s spectacle instructors will ski down the run with lighted torches and Santa Claus. Look for Santa Claus skiing at Park City Mountain Resort during the day. Then, enjoy holiday music and free hot beverages and cookies on the plaza at 5 p.m.
-Santa and Mrs. Claus will shred the slopes at The Canyons, delivering candy and treats to all the good boys and girls around. Look for Santa and friends at the Flight of The Canyons gondola, as well as throughout the entire resort, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.thecanyons.com .
Listen to ‘A Ceremony of Carols’
Salt Lake City’s Choir School performs Benjamin Britten’s, "A Ceremony of Carols" at Park City’s Santy Auditorium at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23. Britten’s "A Ceremony of Carols" is a masterpiece composed on board ship during a perilous five-week crossing of the North Atlantic in World War II as Britten returned to England from the U.S.A. in 1942. It is an unusual setting for treble voices and harp, and the "carols" are largely the product of 15th and 16th century writers, most of whom are anonymous. The texts of these early carols celebrate the birth of Christ, and retain their unique flavor by Britten’s extensive use of the original old English language. The work opens and closes with the choir processing to the Hodie chant, sung for centuries at Vespers on Christmas Day. The Santy Audtorium is located at 1255 Park Ave.
The performance is free of admission and open to the public.
Last week to see Pan
Get hooked: The Egyptian Theater Company continues its run of Peter Pan through Dec. 29 at 328 Main St. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. A Saturday matinee will be held today, Dec. 22 and on Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $31 for the matinee and $36 for the evening performance. Discounts are available for students, children and seniors. For more information, visit egyptiantheatrecompany.org.
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