The Park Record Clips for Nov. 7-9
Drink — and think — green at Squatters
Join Park City Green Drinks at Squatters Roadhouse Grill on Park Ave. tonight at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is an informal opportunity for anyone working in, studying, or just interested in sustainability to get together, have drinks and talk "green." Green Drinks is self-organizing and evolves with each gathering as everyone brings new people. Everyone is welcome. Cash drinks and food will be available. Please pass the invitation along freely and bring friends, family and colleagues. Bring business cards, brochures and other eco-resources to share with like-minded folks.
Shake it up at third annual cocktail contest
Tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 7, it will be time to crown the next queen (or king) of Park City cocktails. The best bartenders will convene at Kristauf’s Martini Bar to compete for the title between 6 and 8 p.m. The winning concoction will be the official Park City cocktail for the 2008 and will be available at participating alcohol-serving member restaurants of the Park City Restaurant Association. The event will feature live music, a live broadcast by Park City Television and appetizers. The cover is $5. Money raised will be donated to the People’s Health Clinic.
Club celebrates 110 years
The Athenaeum Club in 1887, one of Park City’s oldest women’s organizations will celebrate its heritage at 7 p.m. at the Miners Hospital in Park City on Thursday, Nov. 8. The female founders strove to know more of the world and serve their community. The name, "Anthenaeum" was chosen as a metaphor for "temple of learning" and "wisdom in the hills." For more information, call (801) 910-0300.
Swaner Nature Preserve, in partnership with LaCaille Restaurant, invites to the public to the first annual Swaner Soirée in celebration of the Preserve and our Founder’s Circle. The dinner begins at 7 p.m. tonight at LaCaille in Sandy, Utah. Tickets are $250 per person, $2,000 per table of eight. For information on purchasing tickets, tables or joining the Founder’s Circle, contact Laura Wall at (435) 649-1767 or (801) 641-7148.
Later this week on Friday, Nov. 9, Swaner Nature Preserve will host a "Star Party" beginning at 6 p.m. at 1208 New Main St. at Kimball Junction. The preserve and the Salt Lake Astronomical Society will offer a unique look at the night sky during the new moon cycle, which allows for the best observation of deep-sky objects. Suggested donation is $5 per person. To make reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Join the Buckaroo Fair
For 2007, top names heading to Utah for Heber City’s 13th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Buckaroo Fair, through Nov. 11 will include: Michael Martin Murphey, Riders in the Sky, Baxter Black, Bar J Wranglers, Sons of the San Joaquin, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and host Waddie Mitchell.
The event will take place at Wasatch High School , 64 E. 600 S., Heber City . For details, visit http://www.hebercitycowboypoetry.com .
Audition for Cabaret
The Egyptian Theatre Company in Park City announces auditions for CABARET, Wednesday, Nov.14, from 6-10 p.m. at Utah Symphony and Opera, 336 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City, and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 11-2 p.m. at the Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City. Auditioners should be prepared to sing 16 bars from a Broadway selection. Callbacks will be held Sunday, November 25, from 2:30-6 p.m. at the theatre. Please call the box office to reserve an audition time, (435) 649-9371. The production opens February 22, 2008, and runs through April 5. Cabaret will be directed by Terence Goodman with musical direction by Kenneth Plai.
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