The Park Record Clips for Oct. 31-Nov. 2
Last call for Sweeney
The Egyptian Theatre Company’s final production of Stephen Sondheim’s "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," will show at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The musical, about a barber-serial killer and his accomplice, who hides his evidence in her meat pies, will run through Oct. 31 at 328 Main St. Tickets are $17-$36 with discounts for seniors, students and children. The musical is recommended for mature audiences. Purchase tickets online at parkcityshows.com or call the Egyptian Theatre box office at (435) 649-9371.
It’s a howl
Howl-O-Ween on Main will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. in Old Town today, Oct. 31. Trick-or-treaters are invited to Main Street compliments of participating merchants from 3 to 5 p.m. between 4th and 5th Street. The Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade will begin at the post office at 5 p.m. following a photo shoot beginning at 4:30 p.m., and proceed down Main Street to The Shops at the Village on Main. Photos taken during the parade at the post office will be posted at http://www.parkcitymainstreet.org/dogparade .
Adjacent to Main Street is the haunted Washington School Inn’s haunted inn, located at 543 Park Ave., which has converted its rooms into a haunted house for Halloween. Live ghouls and treats will be part of the spooky fun. Between 4 and 8 p.m., the inn will be open to the public for viewing. There will also be a vote for the public’s favorite carved pumpkin in the garden.
Swap for a sweet deal
This weekend there will be a ski swap in Heber and in Park City.
The Park City Ski Swap will be held at the Basin Recreation Field House at New Park, located at 1388 New Main Street at Kimball Junction Friday, Nov. 2 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thirty percent of the profit from the swap (30 percent) benefits the Park City Ski Team. Admission is $8 on Friday, $5 on Saturday and $2 on Sunday. Children 12 and under are free. For more information, visit parkcityskiteam.org .
Heber City will also hold a ski swap. The St. Lawrence Thrift Store in Heber will host a morning ski swap from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday. The store is located in the Park and Rec Building at 90 North 100 West. Drop donations off at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 121 Park Ave. in Park City. Admission is free. For details, call (435) 657-0209.
Women’s organization to celebrate its history
Inquisitive and passionate women founded the Athenaeum Club in 1897, one of Park City’s oldest women’s organizations. The female founders strove to know more of the world and serve their community. The name, "Athenaeum," was chosen as a metaphor for "temple of learning" and "wisdom in the hills." Celebrate the heritage on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Miners Hospital in Park City. For details, contact Lynda Simmons at (801) 910-0300.
Focus Group participants needed
The East Canyon Watershed Committee, in partnership with Swaner Nature Preserve, is hosting a series of two 90-minute focus groups during the evening of Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Swaner Nature Preserve office. These focus groups will assess the community’s knowledge of and attitudes about local water quality issues. The following are basic requirements participants must meet:
1) Must be a Park City/Snyderville Basin resident (East Canyon Drainage) 2) Must be at least 18 years old. As incentive, each participant will be paid $40.00 in cash and light refreshments will be provided. Participants will be asked to participate in one 90-minute session at either 5:30 – 7 p.m. or 7:30 9 p.m. Those interested in participating should contact Erin at (435)649-1767 or e-mail email@example.com.
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Tourism revenue increased month over month this summer, the Park City Chamber/Bureau reported, but lodging numbers are still off 22% for December. Officials reported a recent uptick in bookings, though, pointing to a modicum of certainty after ski resorts announced their COVID-related opening policies.