This Week In Park City Calendar of Events

This Week In Park City Calendar of Events


August 2 • Kid's Story Time
Bring the little ones to join us as Dolly's Bookstore's storytellers share fun, colorful, silly and notable stories from our collection. Open to all ages including parents, if your child tells us its OK. 10:30 a.m. 510 Main St. 435-649-8062

August 2 • East Canyon Creek Watershed Presentati n
6:00- 7:30 p.m. Join Mark Luers at the Swaner EcoCenter to discuss the health and stability of our East Canyon Creek watershed. Fish and water quality issues will be reviewed in order to give a greater understanding of this local watershed area and how YOU individually impact its ecology. Please RSVP to Savannah Wake, or 435-649-1767 ext 113 there is a $8 fee for nonmembers $4 for members and children are half price.

August 2 • Live Animal Show with Wild Wonders
Wild Wonders, an exotic animal rescue and education group, will awaken your compassion for living things with eight animals to learn about and touch. This program is free, recommended for all ages, and will be held in the Santy Auditorium at the Park City Library and Education Building at 2 p.m. 1255 Park Ave. For more information please call 435-615-5600.

August 4 • Kimball Arts Festival Opening Night Art Auction and Gala.
5:30-9:30 p.m. Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Ave.

August 5-7 • Kimball Arts Festival
In its 42nd year, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival is an established event that ranks in top ten of Arts Festivals in the U.S. The Arts Festival transforms Main Street into a myriad of activities with 225 exhibiting artists in 12 visual art categories from 31 states. Two music stages, interactive art installations, food court and more. Friday, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Ave. 435-649-8882.

August 6-13 • Summit County Fair
435-336-3221. Summit County Fairgrounds, 202 E. Park Rd.,Coalville.

August 6 • Arts Festival Doubles Volleyball Tournament
9 a.m., City Park. Men's, Women's and Novice divisions offered. 435-615-5414

August 6 • Jupiter Peak Steeplechase
16-mile trail run from the base of Park City Mountain Resort to Jupiter Peak (10,000ft) and back.

August 6 • Author Event: Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughn
On June 21, 1992, Jim Davidson, 29, and his best friend and climbing partner, Mike Price, 34, summited 14,410 Mt. Rainier via the challenging Liberty Ridge route. While descending, Davidson plunged into an 80-foot-deep crevasse and pulled his rope partner, Price, in too. Price died, Davidson survived, and ÒThe Ledge' is Davidson's painstakingly detailed account of their accident, written 19 years post facto. 1 p.m., Dolly's Bookstore, 510 Main St. 435-649-8062

August 13 • Luxury Home Tour
A benefit for the Peace House of Park City, presented by the Park City Board of Realtors. 2011 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Luxury Home Tour and Auction. The Tour is honoring its roots by featuring homes in the Deer Valley neighborhood of Deer Crest. Deer Crest is a prestigious gated community that overlooks the Jordanelle Reservoir and Deer Valley's Snow Park neighborhood. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Deer Crest, Deer Valley. 435-200-6900 or 435-658-4739.

Aug 14 • Chef Author Signing: Marguerite Marceau Henderson
Local Chef Marguerite Henderson's new cookbook is out: ÒSmall Sweet Treats'. ÒSmall Sweet Treats' offers delicious, delightful desserts and baked goods in perfect proportions to satisfy your cravings. Try Almond Tuiles, Lemon Blueberry Scones, Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone, or Warm Espresso Cakes, all influenced by Marguerite's Italian heritage and New York upbringing. 2:30 p.m. Dolly's Bookstore. 510 Main St. 435-649-8062

Aug 19 • 2011 Intermountain Mustang and All Ford Stampede

This is Utah's biggest, most celebrated Mustang show of the year and one that you will not want to miss! Each year Park City plays host to hundreds of Mustangs and all Ford performance machines. It is here you will see some of the finest and fastest examples of virtually every kind of Mustang including vintage models, limited editions, collector cars, late models, even daily drivers. This show has everything a Ford fan could want. Redstone Center, Kimball Junction. 801-694-0605

August 20 • McPolin Farm to Table
Community culinary event. 3-7 p.m. McPolin Farm. 435-615-5819

August 20 • Park City Marathon
Full and half marathons. You won't find a more beautiful and varied course anywhere in the country! 17 miles of wide gravel or paved bike paths; balance on quiet streets Scenic vistas and wildlife, no Òurban ugly' sections 8 mile mostly downhill finish Loop course marathon and out-and-back half marathon-no shuttle! Custom artisanal-quality glass Ôsuncatcher' finisher medal. Music on course. 435-649-6839.

August 20-21 • 2011 Park City Showcase of Homes
The 2011 Park City Showcase of Homes will be held the weekends of August 20-21, 27-28 and Sept. 3-5, 2011. The Park City Area Showcase of Homes offers a gateway into the renaissance of luxurious mountain living set in the clean alpine air. ALL NEW homes in the Park City and Heber Valley areas that embody the authentic characteristics of architectural virtuosity. What will you experience? 435-645-9363.

September 2-5 • 2011 Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Trial Championship
Soldier Hollow in Beautiful Heber Valley, Utah. 801-556-9229 or email us at

August 1 • Park City Music Festival - Chamber Music Under the Stars
Free, outdoor concert. Bring a blanket or a chair, along with a picnic dinner, and enjoy a concert of beautiful chamber music, presented by Mountain Town Music, featuring performances by the Park City Music Festival Artists. Selections from chamber works by Mozart, Kodaly, Bartok, and more. City Park Bandstand,
6:30-8 p.m. 435-649-5309

August 3 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Eastern European Dances
David Lockington, Conductor. 8 p.m. St. Mary's Church. Hwy. 224 and White Pine Canyon Rd. 801-533-NOTE.

August 4 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Of Thee I Sing-The Jewish American Songbook
8 p.m. Temple Har Shalom, 3700 No. Brookside Court, Park City. 801-533-NOTE.

August 5 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Holst's: The Planets
David Lockington, Conductor. One of Holst's most recognizable works will come to life on the hill with breathtaking footage from NASA Missions projected on screens above the Utah Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 801-533-NOTE.

August 5 and 6 • Stand Up Like an Egyptian
Stand-up comedy at Park City's historic Egyptian Theatre shows Friday and Saturday. This is always a funny night. The show features Chris Zapatier with Headliner Kurt Swann. Check out clips on their website: Suggested for Mature audiences. 8:30 p.m. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St. 435-649-9371.

August 6 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Broadway Rocks!
Top-notch Broadway vocalists join the Utah Symphony performing selections of rock and pop songs from the Broadway stage. Favorite Broadway shows are in the spotlight, featuring songs from rock-inspired hit musicals such as The Whiz, Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia, Tommy and Phantom of the Opera. 7:30 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 801-533-NOTE.

August 6 • Sundance Institute Presents: Exit Through the Gift Shop
Los Angeles based filmmaker, Thierry Guetta, set out to record the secretive world of street art in all its thrilling detail, traveling with and filming the world's most infamous vandals for more than eight years. 9 p.m. City Park. Free.

August 7 • PCPAF Presents Big Stars, Bright Nights: Playing for Change
Arguably the most buzzed about show in recent Eccles Center history, Playing For Change brought the ÒStand By Me' YouTube sensation to life on the stage last September,packing the house and leaving everybody wanting more. These international street performers return to Park City for an encore performance on August 7th, taking the audience on a journey of discovery, featuring street musicians from New Orleans to the Netherlands. 7 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 435-655-3114

Aug 10 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Italian Elegance
David Lockington, Conductor. Corbin Johnston, Bass David Yavornitsky, Bass. Giovanni Bottesini, Symphony No. 4 in A Major, op. 34, G. 518 Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni and more. 8 p.m. St. Mary's Church. Hwy. 224 and White Pine Canyon Rd. 801-533-NOTE.

Aug 11 • Deer Valley Music Festival: Anonymous 4
Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the four women of Anonymous 4 combine historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition to create their magical sound. Enchanted both by their live performances and by their eighteen recordings of medieval, contemporary, and American music, Anonymous 4's listeners have bought nearly two million copies of the group's albums. 8 p.m., St. Mary's Church. Hwy. 224 and White Pine Canyon Rd. 801-533-NOTE.

Aug 12 • Crescent Super Band with the Voodoo Orchestra
The Crescent Super Band was awarded the prestigious ÒDownbeat Award' from DownBeat Magazine in 2007 and 2010. They have won five Best of State Awards' in Utah, and were selected to perform at Montreux, Switzerland Jazz Festival 2011, and Tuscany, Italy Jazz Festival 2011. Led by Caleb Chapman, they are an amazing group of young adults with very bright futures in music. Catch them now, while you can! 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St. 435-649-9371.

August 12 • Deer Valley Music Festival: 1812 Overture and Audience Choice Repertoire Night
David Lockington, Conductor. Dmitri Levkovich, Guest Pianist. Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, op. 16 Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky and more. 7:30 p.m., Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 801-533-NOTE.

August 13 • Deer Valley Music Festival: The Music of Queen with the Utah Symphony
Brent Havens, Conductor. 7:30 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

August 13 • Poco
Formed after the break-up of Buffalo Springfield in 1968, musicians Richie Furay, Jim Messina and Rusty Young decided to start their own group oriented toward songs with a country music influence. The group's trademark sound mixed twang and backbeat with harmony vocals. In 2010, a new Poco era dawned led by Rusty Young, Jack Sundrud, and George Lawrence with additional musicians. The band always maintained its musical superiority and the new incarnation will continue to be musically superior with a foot in the past, present and future. As Rusty Young says, "Hang on, this could be quite a ride". 8 p.m. $35. or Box Office: 435-649-9371. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St.

August 18 • PCPAF Presents Big Stars, Bright Nights: Goo Goo Dolls
On August 18th, The Goo Goo Dolls, along with special guests Michelle Branch and Parachute, will choose from their repertoire of 14 Top 10 singles, including radio-friendly hits like ÒIris,' ÒSlide' and ÒName' to sing on the Deer Valley stage.This Grammy-nominated alternative rock band known for acoustic-driven ballads, has built a reputation for pleasing longtime fans Ñ and creating legions of new ones. 7p.m., Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 435-655-3114

August 19-21 • Barefoot in The Park
Neil Simon's signature piece set in New York, this great comedy will leave you sore from laughter and with memories full of Simon's rich characters. Presented and performed by The Neil Simon Festival. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St. 435-649-9371. www.

August 20 • PCPAF Presents Big Stars, Bright Nights: Melissa Etheridge
On August 20th, Melissa Etheridge shows why she's Òthe Only One' to rock the Park City night. This Grammy Award winner - who also scored an Academy Award for a tune on Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth soundtrack - is a spitfire and a folk-rock goddess. As Billboard wrote in a glowing review of The Awakening, her 10th album, As she marks 20 years in an industry that seldom embraces artists as long, how satisfying to hear that Etheridge has as much to say as ever her maturity has only served to make her a finer singer. 7 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 435-655-3114

August 23 •Talking Heads Tribute Band-This Must Be The Band
A large band, full horn section, and lively dance moves reminiscent of the 80s favorite The Talking Heads. Band consists of members: Bernie Worrell, Adrian Belew, Lynn Mabry and Ednah Holt. 8 p.m. $12-$15 Reserved Seating. or Box Office: 435-649-9371. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St.

August 25-26 • Leo Kotke
Acoustic guitar virtuoso, Leo Kotke takes our stage for a solo performance. Kotke is primarily known for his finger-picking style on six- and 12-string guitars and instrumental compositions. Kotke has been awarded two Grammy nominations, a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the U of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and he continues touring globally. He is also a frequent guest on public radio's ÒA Prairie Home Companion. or Box Office: 435-649-9371. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St.

August 26 • Sphere of Influence
World premiere event at the Santy Auditorium. Absinthe Films will be screening ÒTwel2ve' and ÒYes. It's a Snowboard Movie'. Doors will open at 8 p.m.. and the show will start at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be found at Milosport or Recycle Utah.

Aug 28 • PCPAF Presents Big Stars, Bright Nights: Little Big Town
Park City Performing Arts Foundation has added country music harmony-makers, Little Big Town, to the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concerts at Deer Valley Resort on Sunday, August 28. Known for radio-friendly hits like ÒBoondocks' and ÒLittle White Church,' this Grammy-nominated vocal quartet hits the stage at 7 p.m. Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. 435-655-3114

Through August • Geoff Krueger and Brenda Mallory
This exhibition includes landscape paintings by Geoff Krueger and three-dimensional wall sculptures by Brenda Mallory. Working with waxed cloth, nuts and bolts, Mallory's work is inspired by nature and microscopic images of natural forms. The exhibition will run through August. 1280 Iron Horse Dr. (at Bonanza). 435-649-7855.

August 5 • Wherever I May Roam: New works by Lisa Lamoreaux, Gretchen Papka, Ginger Bowen and Caroline Douglas
Premiering the opening night of the Park City Arts Festival, ÒWherever I May Roam' is a celebration of female artists and their voyages throughout the art world. Gallery MAR, 6 p.m. 580 Main St. 435-649-3001.

August 5-September 11 • Relevant Show
The Kimball Art Center's Relevant Artist-In-Residence program brings together a select group of talented undergraduate and graduate level art students from across the country. During the week-long residence, student artists are mentored by nationally acclaimed professional artists, attend workshops and round-table discussions, and create an original work of art for the Kimball Art Center's annual Art Auction. Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Ave.. 435-649-8882.

August 26 • Park City Gallery Association Presents The Gallery Stroll
On the last Friday of each month, members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. The last Friday Gallery Stroll is a free community event that gives locals and Park City visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while exploring Park City's exciting art scene. Please visit any of our participating galleries to pick up a free gallery guide. 6 to 9 p.m. Free admission.

Through August 7 • Coffee: The World in Your Cup
Did you have your "Cup of Joe" this morning? Come get a refill at the Park City Museum and learn about your favorite morning beverage at this traveling exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum. Coffee' presents the story of one of the world's most widely traded commodities and how it has affected cultures, economies, and environments across the globe. Coffee tastings every morning at the Museum with Java Cow and Caffe Ibis, Mon- Sat 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and Sun noon-1 p.m. Park City Museum, 528 Main Street. 435-649-7457

Through August • Swaner Eco Center
Announcing new extended hours at the Swaner Eco Center. You asked for more public hours and we're proud to announce the Swaner EcoCenter is now open six days a week! Join us for a green building tour, explore a coyote den and beaver lodge, learn about the invasive weeds in your back yard, or check out short videos taken on the Swaner Preserve. Views from the pier and observation tower are beautiful and we are still seeing Sandhill Crane families along with other wildlife. There is a suggested donation of $3 per adult to visit the EcoCenter. 1258 Center Drive, Newpark, Park City. 435-649-1767. Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Through-September 2 • Walking Tours of Historic Main Street
Join us for our popular walking tours of Historic Main Street. Weather-permitting, the tours leave the Museum Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Please arrive 10 minutes early, bring water and wear sun protection. The tour lasts for about one hour. Park City Museum, 528 Main St. 435-649-7457

Through September 2 • Friday Night Wine Series
Come enjoy a 45-minute, fun, wine-tasting class offering five samples of wines chosen to reflect the theme of the night. Locals call the classes Òeducational happy hour!' Class schedule is found at Silver Baron Lodge, 2880 Deer Valley Drive, Park

Through October 26 • Farmer's Market at The Canyons Resort
Every Wednesday, Noon-6 p.m. through October. The Canyons Resort Cabriolet Parking Lot. 435-649-5400

Through Sept 3 • The Flying Ace All-Stars Saturday Freestyle Shows
High-flying action as Olympic hopefuls and national team athletes put on a 25 minute freestyle aerial show for spectators every Saturday during the summer. This choreographed show with music will leave you breathless as skiers and snowboarders will soar up to 60 feet in the air and perform acrobatic feats before landing in our 750,000 gallon splash pool. This is a great activity for the whole family. Showtime is at 1 pm. $10/adults; $7/seniors and youth. Reservations are not required for The Flying Ace All-Stars Saturday Freestyle Shows. Tickets are sold day of show only. Utah Olympic Park. 435.658.4200.

Through September 25 • Park Silly Sunday Market
Utah's Zero Waste Effort Street Festival and Open Air Market. Bus, bike or hike to the Market. Free Bike Valet. Free city bus and parking near the Market. A free day of fun for all ages: free kids activities, arts and crafts, imports, performance art, gourmet food, beer garden, Bloody Mary bar, live music, local produce. Every SundayÑexcept August 7th. View the Video: http://youtube/NXqmfDCDenw

Through September 1 • Mountain Town Summer Concert Series
The Local Summer Concert Series is held in the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater at Deer Valley Resort and features great local entertainment. All concerts are FREE and are from 6-8 p.m., every Wednesday through September 1. Picnics and dancing are encouraged, but animals are not permitted. For more information please call 435-901-7664 or visit
August 3 • The PATWA Reggae Band
August 10 • Sideshow Ramblers
August 17 • John Flanders and Double Helix
Aug 24 • The Soul Sensations

Newpark Town Center Free Summer Concert Series
We invite you to Park City's newest outdoor music venueÑthe Newpark Amphitheater. Enjoy live music performances surrounded by a variety of restaurants, situated adjacent to a nature preserve and conveniently located in Kimball Junction. Newpark Town Center,
6-8 p.m.
August 4 • Eric Lindell
August 11 • Swagger
Aug 18 • Fat Soul
Aug 25 • Marinade
Aug 31 • An Evening with LMNOP

Canyons Summer Concert Series
The Canyons will once again have our Summer Concert Series, presented by Zions Bank and produced by Mountain Town Music. Each Saturday, beginning July 16th and ending September 3, The Canyons will have FREE live music from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The Cabriolet and Frostwood lifts will be open Saturdays at 4:00pm. Please, no blankets or chairs in the Resort Village until 4:00pm. And, due to the popularity of these concerts, we would appreciate carpooling, taking public transportation or riding your bicycle to the show!
August 6 • The Infamous Stringdusters
Aug 13 • Smooth Money Gesture
Aug 20 • March Fourth Marching Band
Aug 27 • BoDeans