Events for the Culturally Minded
• Orion Independent Music Festival
January 14, 2010 -January 20, 2010
Historic Main Street, Park City
Park City’s Main Street live music venues will be hosting a convergence of industry professionals seeking fresh talent. Fans will enjoy the opportunity to listen to up and coming musical artists after enjoying a day on the slopes. Festival wristbands allowing total access to venues are priced at $40, or people can pay $5 at the door of individual showcases.
More information is available online at
• Winter Lights
January 11, 2010 – February 13, 2010
Art at the Main, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Ceramic artist William James has created a new collection of luminaries that beautifully portray dancing shapes of light and dark reflected on surrounding walls. A wonderful activity for families trying to stay warm, while still enjoying the culture of Salt Lake.
More information on tickets and times is available by calling 801-363-4088.
• 150 Years of Fashion
January 15, 2010
Peteetneet Cultural Arts Center, 10 North 600 East,
Payson, UT 84651
See displays of various types and styles of clothing worn by former residents of the past 150 years. Items were donated by many individuals within the local community.
More information on times is available by calling 801-465-5265.
• Visa Freestyle International Moguls and Ariels
January 14, 2010 – January 16, 2010
Deer Valley Resort, Snow Park Base Area, 1375 Deer
Valley Dr, Park City, UT 84060
Competitors from around the world challenge each other and themselves on Deer Valley’s 2002 Olympic runs. There are two competitions the first being the aerial on Friday night and the second being the moguls on Saturday night.
More information is available at deervalley.com or by calling 1-800-424-3337
• Polar Plunge – Freezin’ for a Reason
January 16, 2010
Hyrum State Park, 405 West 300 South, Hyrum, UT 84319
Support Special Olympics Utah athletes by watching and donating to participants who will plunge into the icy cold waters of Hyrum State Park in the middle of winter.
More information is available by calling 435-245-6866
• Explore Snowbird on Snowshoes
Snowbird Activity Center, Level Three, Highway 210, Little
Snowbird, UT 84092
Enjoy the beauty of the Wasatch Backcountry on a guided snowshoe tour. Snowshoe rentals and guided tours are available daily at 1:30 pm through the Snowbird Activity Center.
More Information is available at http://www.snowbird.com/events/winteractivities.html or by calling 801-933-2147.
• Utah Wetlands
January 16, 2010
Antelope Island State Park Visitor Center, 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse, UT 84075
Hogle Zoo joins Utah’s State Parks in an up close and personal look at Utah’s wetlands. Enjoy the wildlife, and terrain of Antelope Island while learning more about our most important natural resource.
More information is available by calling Utah State Parks at 801-538-7220 or by calling the Hogle Zoo at 801-582-1631.