Come discover this delightful ballet made especially for families with young children. Children are instantly captivated with the ballet when the curtain opens and life size mice begin to scamper onto the stage. With bright colors and careful detail, the costumes and scenery alone keep a young child excited to see what will come next.
Hale Center Theater Orem's wonderful holiday tradition continues with its original musical re-telling of Charles Dicken's classic, A Christmas Carol. Journey once again with miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge as three ghosts offer him a final chance to change his ways.
Thousands of lights reflecting off the water, Holiday scenes along the shore, Christmas music, Santa visits, Round trip taking approx. 20 -25 minutes, Departures every 15-30 minutes. Dress warm and bring blankets to wrap up in.
BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life is the latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens. As we age, we experience the body in different ways. At each stage of life, we seek new answers. This exhibit celebrates the wonders of the body in childhood, adulthood and across the arc of aging. More than 200 plastinates—real human specimens preserved through Dr. von Hagens’ invention, the remarkable process of Plastination—reveal the human body in all its stages and in all its conditions, from health to distress to disease.
The Bells on Temple Square, a hand-bell choir of 28 musicians, enhances the concerts and recordings of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and performs two hand-bell concerts in the Tabernacle each year.. after receiving a donation of a 7-octave set of English hand-bells, a 6½-octave set of hand-bells, and two 6-octave sets of hand chimes.
This perennial favorite brings the holiday spirit to every audience. Ghosts, memories, family, and charity turn Dickens' old skinflint from night to day. The Leslie Bricusse musical version sports the songs "I Hate People," "December the 25th," and "Thank You Very Much." Come relive this holiday tradition!
The Glass Art Guild of Utah returns to Red Butte Garden for another stunning show of kiln work and blown glass. Large and small pieces including garden art, decorative boxes, sculptural works and jewelry pieces will display the brilliant colors of this delightful medium. Items displayed will be available for sale.
One million lights sparkle in Electric Park each year at Thanksgiving Point’s Holiday Lights. Stay warm in your car as you drive through the displays, or for larger groups, you can reserve a wagon or trolley ride.
Blue Haiku is a quartet of acoustic musicians who write and perform chamber folk music. Their contemporary songs blend voice, oboe, English horn, violin, guitar and upright bass in classically nuanced interplay with elements of improvisation.
Inspired by the world famous German Christmas markets, Christkindlmarkt SLC offers a unique holiday shopping and cultural experience this season. Tantalizing food and festive holiday entertainment await you as you stroll through wooden vendor booths nestled amid the magical backdrop of This Is The Place Heritage Park.
IJ and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center - Salt Lake City
Stolpe works in the tradition of European figurative style, heavily influences by German Expressionism to create interpretations of mythical themes. He is represented in over 25 major collections, both nationally and internationally.
Sundance Mountain Resort begins their ski and snowboard season. Experience world class runs on immaculately groomed sloped across 450 acres of snow-smothered terrain. Special kids programs and a variety of activities keep the family smiling all day.
The first events of the 39th Annual World Championship ICE Racing Series promise to be real barn-burners! Two thrilling nights of gloves off, no holds barred, winner take all ice racing to crown the World Champions in ICE’s Manufacturers World Cup Motorcycle Division and the wild Unlimited Outlaw Quads.
Thierry Fischer, Conducts DUTILLEUX Métaboles and BEETHOVEN Symphony No.9. Children 8 years old and older are welcome to our Symphony performances. Please contact ArtTix at 801-355-2787 for details on Youth and Upbeat tickets
The Utah Winter Faire is a family-friendly, cross-genre event that brings magic back to the Winter season in Northern Utah. In some ways it could be described as an indoor Renaissance Faire, but it is also more than that. Join us on the first weekend in December when History, Fantasy, Steampunk and more come together to create a truly unique experience.
The invitational ski event pairs former Olympic ski legends with celebrities for an exciting weekend of skiing, live music, benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team. It's considered the premiere network celebrity ski weekend, hosting stars from TV, Film & the Olympic Games, converging on Deer Valley for a magical experience, and to raise money for a good cause.
The New York Times critic called it “one of the best productions I’ve ever seen.” You’ll call it pure entertainment and a wonderful holiday experience. Join Clara, her magical nutcracker prince and exotic characters from around the world, for the 59th edition of William Christiansen’s The Nutcracker and see why this is the longest-running full production in America.
Join On Hill Events for the jolliest Santa Run Series in Utah. This fun event starts and finishes at The Shops at Riverwoods in Provo. All registered runners get a complete santa suit to run in (hat, beard, jacket, pants and don't forget the belt!). Along this 5K course, you will find milk and cookie (and water) aid stations to assist you and all the other santa's in your journey.
Please join us for one of Utah's most beloved holiday concerts and support the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy. This annual fundraising event highlights the music of the Baroque and features Utah's finest musicians and guest soloists. Acclaimed musician, composer and author, Gerald Elias will once again take the podium as Music Director for this year's concert.
The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot is back! You'll find 60 plus vendors offering produce, eggs, meat, baked goods, packaged foods, and more. The Market will open November 8th and run 10:00 am to 2:00 pm every other Saturday through April 25th, 2015.
Eccles Center For Performing Arts - Salt Lake City
A smart show targeted at four- and five-year olds and their grown-up sidekicks. The Parents Choice Award-winning performance features train conductor and rich-voiced Genevieve and DC, her beatboxing and breakdancing engineer. There will be trains; learning; great, magical, sing-along-able fun. All aboard!
Festival is a benefit for Primary Children's Hospital. . Every penny raised at the Festival of Trees helps children at Primary Children's Hospital. Over 700 Trees, Playhouse Plaza, Friendship Cards, Sweet Shoppe, Gift Boutique, Centerpieces and Collectibles, Aisle of Wreaths, Scones and Sweet Rolls, Gingerbread Village, Quilt Block, Elf Emporium, Santa Land, Kids Corner and Entertainment.
Come celebrate the joys of the season with a festive celebration at Breakfast with Santa. A delicious breakfast will be served with visits from Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and other favorite North Pole characters. Kids will enjoy dance contests, sign-a-longs, cookie decorating, games, and crafts.
Nothing rings in the holidays like having the smell of fresh baked cookies in your home. Chef Shirley has put together a cookie workshop that is sure to delight your Junior Chef. Together, Chef Shirley and her students will be rolling, spritzing, cutting out and decorating a variety of festive and yummy cookie creations.
On Christmas Eve a young girl named Alexandria is given a wonderful Christmas Party by her parents. The party is complete with entertainment and gifts for all the children. After the party Alexandria falls asleep and finds herself immersed in a splendid dream.
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center - Salt Lake City
Once a year, since 2006, practitioners and studios gather to celebrate and give back to the community. Top instructors tag-teach a 90 minute practice. A benefit for InBody Outreach, a nonprofit that makes yoga available to low-income and other under-served populations.
IJ and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center-Salt Lake City
Come and bring the whole family. Shop for holiday gifts and eat Jewish food at this fun community event. There will be local vendors selling gift items and books from The King's English. From 12:00 - 6:00pm.
It's hard to describe the magic of Candlelight Christmas. The Village is decorated like a Currier & Ives card, and you'll feel like you've taken a step back in time when you join us for this enchanting event. You'll enjoy a visit with Father Christmas. In the quiet of the Village the live Nativity scene is sure to touch the hearts of young and old alike.
This year's 15th annual Latin American Dance Spectacular will take the audience on a cultural tour through Latin America. Colorful costumes, authentic music, and especially our native dancers create a truly spectacular event. The Utah Hispanic Dance Alliance (UHDA) has thrilled audiences and gained recognition with dance tours throughout the United States, Europe and even Latin America.
The annual Christmas with Eclipse 6 concert has become a favorite tradition during the Christmas season. So, come out to feel the spirit of Christmas and celebrate the season with a night of Christmas music delivered in a way that only Eclipse 6 can deliver!
At the age of nine, Ryan Tilby was informed that he was to learn an musical instrument, and would he prefer the piano or the clarinet. His response was speedy and succinct: banjo. That single life-altering decision thrust him down the path filled with festivals, jam sessions, vanagons, hippie-dancing, and Shupes.
Bestselling author Susan Cain will conclude the 2014 Sundance Author Series on December 13 with a discussion of her book QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Each guest will receive a copy of QUIET, an award winning brunch, and enjoy a lecture and discussion by Susan Cain, followed by a book signing.
Christmas will be just around the corner when we hold our annual Here Comes Santa Claus! concert. This concert, featuring all your holiday favorites, is great for music-lovers of all ages. Santa will be in the lobby to take any last-minute requests.
Thanksgiving Point is helping care for a couple of Santa's Reindeer before their big day. Stop by Water Tower Plaza to meet them and give them a pep talk before their big journey. Reindeer will depart after December 23 to fulfill official reindeer duties.
Utah Valley Millennial Choirs & Orchestras ushers in the holiday season with "Come Ye to Bethlehem". Featuring the world's most beloved Christmas carols and holiday favorites, UVMCO's annual Christmas concert includes a stunning musical force of over 400 musicians, including its remarkable youth choirs, the adult Grand Chorus, and the UVMCO Symphony Orchestra.
Voice Male returns to Abravanel Hall for annual a cappella Christmas show. Favorite carols mixed sometimes-witty stage banter mixed with some less traditional carols and a few just plain odd sounds await those who come enjoy the fun. They sing, they joke, they don't really dance, but they spread Christmas Cheer for the whole family. Smile, laugh, enjoy!
Sing-a-long to your favorite holiday songs and enjoy a variety of local performers to create a magical season-inspired celebration. Perfect to share with the whole family. A show promising to become a new, holiday family-tradition. Park City's Holiday Spectacular will feature several of Park City's best performers in a holiday-inspired variety show to get you into the spirit of the season.
A much anticipated tradition for audiences throughout the western U.S., A Kurt Bestor Christmas draws more than 20,000 delighted fans every year. Featuring an all-star band, a world-class chamber orchestra, sophisticated sound and lights, and special guests, combined with warm storytelling and humor, Bestor creates an intimate rapport with concert-goers that sets A Kurt Bestor Christmas apart from any other seasonal show.
The tour kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in New Orleans and crosses the United States and Canada with more than 70 stops. The first leg of the tour will finish up on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Maverick Center in West Valley City, UT. The dancers will return for the second leg of the tour, in Bakersfield, CA.
Utah’s favorite dads, ThePianoGuys, will be coming back to EnergySolutions Arena for their ONLY 2014 performance in Utah as a part of their A Family Christmas tour. Cellist, Steven Sharp Nelson, and pianist, Jon Schmidt, will perform their unique versions of songs such as the hit, “Let It Go” from Disney’s critically acclaimed film, Frozen.
Winter Solstice has long been celebrated all over the world because it heralds the gradual return of the light after the shortest and darkest day of the year. Bring your kids to the Children’s Garden and create head wreaths, winter candles, and more. Sip hot chocolate and make a new-year wish at the Yule Log.
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center - Salt Lake City
Playwright Elaine Jarvik ommemorates the first anniversary of marriage equality in Utah with this collection of real-life marriage stories. A fundraiser for Restore Our Humanity. Cast TBA, directed by Jason Bowcutt.
Join us at dusk on the Plaza Deck for bonfires, the Torchlight Parade, and a great fireworks display. At the end, Santa Claus will rappel out of the Tram to say hello to the kids! In the Snowbird Center, there will also be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.
Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.
Cirque Mechanics whirls onto Park City’s Eccles Center stage Dec. 30. From unicyclists to high-flying artists, the acrobatic romp delights audiences ages 4 to 100. This rowdy circus-on-wheels, created by BMX rider Chris Lashua, features a giant bike-like contraption, which travels the stage via the force of aerial and ground acts.
The Emmy Award-winning actress saunters into the New Year with The Anti-Cabaret Cabaret Show. Perhaps best known for her iconic portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee or her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie or her roles in such films as 40 Year-Old Virgin, Best in Show and Role Models... Lynch has mastered the art of comedic timing and, oh boy, can she sing.