December Arts and Culture Calendar @ Park City Summit County Arts Council

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2016 HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS IN PARK CITY

From music and lights to Santa and fireworks, Park City celebrates the holidays.

Main Street:
November 26: 4pm - 6:30pmElectric Parade and Festivities

Park City Mountain Resort: 
Dec. 3: Tree Lighting at Park City Mountain and Canyons Village
Dec. 17 - Jan. 1: Snow Fest Winter Celebration
Dec. 17: Santa Comes Down the Town Lift
Dec. 24: 54th Annual Torch Light Parade
Dec. 31: Canyons Village New Year's Eve Celebration - fireworks and concert

 
 

PARK CITY FILM SERIES

Jim Santy Auditorium, Park City
1255 Park Avenue
Friday & Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 6pm


Dec. 8: 11th Annual Filmmakers Showcase
6:30 - 9pm FREE
A collection of artwork and short films by local artists. 
Additional Films this Month:
Nov. 25 - 27: Queen of Katwe
Dec. 1: Tight Loose, 7pm only
Dec. 2 - 4: Harry & Snowman
Dec. 3: Getting to the Nutcracker, 4pm only

Dec. 7: Aspen Extreme
Dec. 9 - 11: Author: JT Leroy Story
Dec. 10: Elephant, The Horse (Un Caballo Llamado Elefante), 4pm only
Dec. 11: War Horse: National Theater Live, 2pm only

Dec. 16 -18: Gimme Danger
Dec. 22 - 24: Little Men (Dec. 22, 7pm, Dec. 23 - 24, 8pm)
Dec. 30 - Jan. 1: The Eagle Huntress

ART ELEVATED HOLIDAY MARKET

Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter
Park City, UT

1285 Center Drive
Dec. 2 - 310 - 6pm
Dec. 410 - 4pm

Free art and handcrafted gift market showcasing local artists and artisans with a selection of live entertainment to celebrate the holidays. Sponsored by the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter and the Park City Summit County Arts Council.


SILLY HOLIDAY BAZAAR 

Park City Marriott
Park City, UT

1895 Sidewinder Drive
Dec. 95 - 9pm
Dec. 1010 - 5pm
Dec. 1110 - 2pm

A free, festive holiday marketplace with over 90 artisans, artists and crafters from across the Wasatch brought to you by Park Silly Market. Free photos with Santa every day.


COPPER MOOSE FARM STAND

OPEN THROUGH THE WINTER!

Park City, UT
1285 Old Ranch Road

Copper Moose Farm stand is extending its season through the winter. With three greenhouses supporting food production and a growing number of community farm partners, the Farm Stand will open every other Thursday from 3 - 6pm.


THE GIVING TREE FESTIVAL

Various locations around Park City
Nov. 18 - Dec. 2

The Park City Rotary Club’s Giving Tree Festival is an annual auction of beautifully-designed holiday trees benefiting local non-profit organizations in Summit County. The Parade of Trees kicks off Nov. 18 at locations around Park City. Individuals and local business will have an opportunity to bid online for trees to support important community causes. The People's Choice award winner will receive 5% of all proceeds so vote for your favorite!

BALLET WEST PARK CITY NUTCRACKER

Eccles Center for Performing Arts
Park City, UT

1750 Kearns Blvd.
Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2pm and 5:30pm

Enjoy the holiday magic as Ballet West Academy at Park City presents the PARK CITY NUTCRACKER.

This abbreviated family show brings the Nutcracker to life for adults and children alike with battling mice and soldiers, stunning snowflakes and flowers, dazzling dancing dolls and the ever popular elephants. A Park City Holiday tradition. 

Tickets range from $15-$25. Call 855-222-2849 or click the link above.


MAUREEN DOWD &
CARL HULSE

PARK CITY INSTITUTE MAIN STAGE

Eccles Center for Performing Arts

Park City, UT
1750 Kearns Blvd.
Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7:30pm

The 2016-2017 Main Stage season at the Park City Institute begins on Dec. 3rd with a leap into the heart of American political critiques. Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times columnist and former White House correspondent Maureen Dowd will be joined by Carl Hulse, a congressional correspondent for the New York Times. Together, they present a kind of yin and yang of our nation’s political/social landscape – as well as an insider take on politicians and other creatures indigenous to Washington, D.C. Click here to view the full season schedule and purchase tickets. Three-show packages, starting at $57, are now available for a limited time. The perfect holiday gift!

 
 
DEJORIA CENTER 

Kamas, UT
970 UT-32

Dec. 5: American Festival Chorus, 7pm
Dec. 8 - 9: Nutcracker by Body Motion Dance Company, 7:30pm
Dec. 10: Kamas Community Christmas Concert, 7pm, FREE
 

Leann Rimes Holiday Show
Dec. 167pm doors, 8pm show 
General Admission Tickets start at $55.00.
Click here to purchase


VIP Meet & Greet Upgrade Option:
•  Pre-show Meet & Greet
•  Photograph with LeAnn Rimes
•  Exclusive VIP Laminate
•  Autographed Lyric Sheet 

EGYPTIAN THEATRE

Park City, UT 
328 Main Street

Dec. 2 - 3: Tinsley Ellis
Dec. 9 - 10: Junie B. in "Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!"
Dec.15 - 18: Holiday Spectacular & Sing-Along
Dec. 22 - 25: Kurt Bestor
Dec. 26 - 27: Zoso - Led Zepplin Experience
Dec. 28 - 29: Queen Nation
Dec. 30 - 31: Imagine - Remembering the Fab Four
Jan. 4 - 7: Village People


Click here for tickets and showtimes.

FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS

Park City, UT
St. Mary's Catholic Church
1505 White Pine Canyon Rd.

Dec.157pm
Dec. 187pm

Purchase tickets online or at Smith's, Kimball Junction and The Market, Park City. Adults $12. Children $5. 

 
 
KIMBALL ART CENTER

Park City, UT
1401 Kearns Blvd.

Open Mon - Fri: 10 - 5pm, Sat & Sun: 12 - 5pm
FREE

Currently in the Main Gallery, Holly Manneck's exhibit, Popped and Twisted, references Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein providing a contemporary take on Pop Art that layers images and stories and speaks to the complexity of everyday life. Show runs through Jan 8. Click here for a list of other exhibits and programs.

PARK CITY MUSEUM

Park City, UT
528 Main Street
Open Mon - Sat: 10 to 7pm, Sun: 10 to 6pm
FREE LOCALS DAY: Dec. 6

Preserving, protecting and promoting Park City's history & heritage. Exhibits include a scaled model of a late 19th century Mega Mine, an original car from the world's only Skier Subway and an exploration of the great wealth divide between miners and mine owners. Visit for the first time or revisit your favorite exhibits. 

SWANER PRESERVE
& ECOCENTER


Park City, UT
1258 Center Drive
Open Wed - Sun: 10 -4pm

Endangered Landscapes: America's National Lands features over 50 images by artist Rick Braveheart, captured over 400 days spent living alone within national parks. The exhibit weaves together elements of art, education, environment and ecology with opportunities for visitor reflection and interaction. It runs through Nov. 27th.

ALF ENGEN SKI MUSEUM

Utah Olympic Park, Park City
Open daily from 10 to 6pm

Located at the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center at Utah Olympic Park, the Museum's displays honor the athletes, volunteers and sports from the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and also include a Ski History Collection, an Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame, and interactive chairlift and ski jumping exhibits. Entrance is free and open to the public.

SUMMIT COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Coalville, UT
60 North Main
Open Mon - Fri: 9 to 5pm


Located in the basement of the County Courthouse, just 15 minutes from Park City, the Summit County Historical Museum gives visitors a snapshot of local history and heritage. Tours available by prior arrangement by calling 435-336-3200.

ARTique FIRST FRIDAY
5th Annual Holiday Celebration

Kamas, UT
283 N. Main Street
Friday Dec. 26 to 9pm

PHOTOS WITH SANTA 5:00-6:30pm
- Photography by Fall Line Photography

Holiday Celebration: food, drinks & local handmade gifts! 
For more information, visit the ARTique Facebook page via the link above or call 435-640-8048


GALLERY STROLL
LAST FRIDAY


Main Street, Park City
Friday Nov. 25: 6 to 9pm
Friday Dec. 306 to 9pm


The Last Friday Gallery Stroll, presented by the Park City Gallery Association, is a free community event held each month to give locals and Park City visitors the opportunity to explore Park City’s exciting art scene. Gallery openings, special exhibits and light refreshments are part of the experience. 

KIMBALL ART CENTER

Park City, UT
1401 Kearns Blvd.

10% off class for first timers! Tap into your creative side. Kimball Art Center offers a wide variety of programming for all ages and abilities - Tween/Teen camps, Creative Workshops for Adults and one-time classes such as fused glass holiday ornaments, wheel throwing, clay sculpture, and winter art for tots. 


UTAH CONSERVATORY

Park City, UT
4593 Silver Springs Drive

Music instruction for all ages and levels in voice, piano, guitar, cello, drums, trumpet, violin, acting, music theory and more. Master classes and community performances are also programmed.

PARK CITY LIBRARY

Park City, UT
1255 Park Avenue

The Park City Library, in the heart of Old Town, offers an outstanding collection of over 70,000 books, e-books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, free public computers and wireless Internet access. Preschool and toddler story times and music classes are held weekly. Residents and visitors are welcome.

On display through Dec. 12, the Park City Library presents the Utah Arts & Museums Traveling Exhibition, 2016 Utah Watercolor Society, with works illustrating the variety of ways that watercolors can be employed in painting.


SUMMIT COUNTY LIBRARY

Kimball Junction Branch, Park City
1885 W. Ute Blvd.

The Summit County Library’s mission is to foster lifelong learning opportunities and enrich lives through innovative resources and programming. Additional library locations include the Coalville Branch, Kamas Branch and Bookmobile. Activities by branch can be viewed via the above link. Programs offered include an afterschool homework club, toddler story time, and a knitting club.

The Kimball Junction Branch Library displays rotating art exhibits in its entry hallway. Currently installed is the Statewide High School Art Competition Selections sponsored by the Springville Museum of Art.

 
 
 
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