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GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST - The City of South Jordan

Test your baking and decorating skills in South Jordan's annual Gingerbread House Contest!
Dates: 
11/27/2018
11/28/2018
11/29/2018
Tuesday-Thursday – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Location:

Gale Center of History and Culture - South Jordan, UT
10300 S Beckstead Ln
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Phone:

801.254.3742

Family Night: Game Night at The Leonardo - The Leonardo Museum

Join us for our November Family Night on Monday, November 19th from 5-8pm! We will have extended museum hours and a bunch of great activities for you and your family to enjoy.
Dates: 
11/19/2018
5 PM – 8 PM
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Organization:

The Leonardo Museum

Location:

209 E 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

Phone:

(801) 531-9800

Amahl and the Night Visitors & A Christmas Carol - The Grand Theatre

Enjoy two charming operettas to get you in the Christmas spirit! First, we meet Amahl and his mother.
Dates: 
11/29/2018
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
Varies
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Organization:

The Grand Theatre

Location:

1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States

Phone:

801.957.3322

Gingerbread Festival - Bountiful Davis Art Center Gingerbread Festival - Bountiful Davis Art Center

Celebrate the season with the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Festival! This year's festival will be full of holiday fun for all ages: photos with Santa, gingerbread cookies, art vendors, Christmas crafts, face painting, and, of course, gingerbread houses. BDAC's Holiday Show will also be on view in the gallery Nov. 16 - Dec. 21. Bring home an original work of art or handmade craft for a holiday gift!
Dates: 
12/01/2018
11- 5 PM
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Location:

90 N Main Street
Bountiful, UT, 84010
United States

Phone:

801-295-3618

Family Art Night: Winter Landscapes - Bountiful Davis Art Center

Join us to create winter landscapes inspired by Effet De Neige a group exhibition on display in the Underground Gallery. Each participant will take a use paper and scissors to create evergreen trees they will place in their own winter diorama complete with puffy paint snow.
Dates: 
11/19/2018
6:30 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

90 N Main Street
Bountiful, UT, 84010
United States

Phone:

801-295-3618

Hatchling Society Classes - Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point

The Hatchling Society offers educational fun for kids aged 3-5. Your child will build their curiosity muscles as they explore science, nature, reading, art, and so much more while practicing important social skills and making new friends. Each session is offered from 9:30am-Noon.
Dates: 
11/26/2018
11/28/2018
12/03/2018
9:30 am-Noon
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Location:

3900 North Garden Drive
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801.768.4999

Holiday Open House - Ogden Nature Center

Kick off the holiday season at the Ogden Nature Center.
Dates: 
12/01/2018
9 am-4 pm
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Organization:

Ogden Nature Center

Location:

966 West 12th Street
Ogden, UT, 84404
United States

Phone:

801-621-7595

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT MILL PLAZA - Gardner Village

This holiday season, treat your family to a magical morning in a charming setting as the Mill Plaza at Gardner Village presents Breakfast with Santa.
Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/07/2018
8:30 am and 10:30 am
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Organization:

Gardner Village, Utah

Location:

1095 West 7800 South
West Jordan, UT, 84088
United States

Phone:

801.566.8903

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ — in Concert with the Utah Symphony. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.
Dates: 
11/29/2018
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
7 pm
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Location:

Abravanel Hall
123 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.533.6683

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST DEADLINE -The City of South Jordan

Test your baking and decorating skills in South Jordan's annual Gingerbread House Contest!
Dates: 
11/26/2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Location:

Gale Center of History and Culture - South Jordan, UT
10300 S Beckstead Ln
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Phone:

801.254.3742

Menorah Workshop at the Home Depot! - Chabad Lubavitch of Utah

Menorah Workshop at the Home Depot! For Jewish children and their families.
Dates: 
11/18/2018
3-5 pm
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Location:

Home Depot- 21st South
328 West 2100 South St
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States

Phone:

(801) 467-7777

BDAC Holiday Show & Sale - Bountiful Davis Art Center

The BDAC Holiday Show makes original fine art and crafts affordable and accessible to the community during the holidays. Come to see the exhibit for a perfect holiday activity and give a handmade gift that supports a local artist!
Dates: 
11/17/2018
11/18/2018
11/19/2018
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Location:

90 N Main Street
Bountiful, UT, 84010
United States

Phone:

801-295-3618

Miracle on 34th Street - Heritage Theatre

A sweet and heart warming story for the coldest of weather, Miracle on 34th Street brings hope and magic back into the life of little Susan Walker.
Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/03/2018
Varies
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Organization:

Heritage Theatre

Location:

2505 South Highway 89
Perry, UT, 84302
United States

Phone:

435.723.8392

International Games Day - Salt Lake County Library (Viridian Event Center)

This annual event focuses on playing games and connecting the community. There will be games for all levels and ages, including Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Star Wars X-Wing miniatures, The Walking Dead board game, Clash of Cultures and more.
Dates: 
11/17/2018
10 AM – 10 PM
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Location:

Salt Lake County Library | Viridian Event Center
8030 S. 1825 W.
West Jordan, UT, 84088
United States

Phone:

8019434636

OPENING DAY - Park City Mountain Resort, Utah

We’re firing up the snowguns and gassin’ up the snowcats. Prep for opening the mountain for the 2018/19 winter season is underway.
Dates: 
11/21/2018
All day
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Location:

1345 Lowell Ave
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

800.222.7275

Mini Art Sessions - Silly Shapes & Loopy Lines - Bad Dog Arts

Let’s learn about the foundations of art by applying the use of lines, texture, shapes, color, and dimension. Students will create fun art projects while developing fine motor skills. This mini art session will help develop critical skills such as problem-solving, cutting with scissors, drawing skills and paper folding techniques while having a blast in our art studio.
Dates: 
11/26/2018
12/03/2018
12/10/2018
3:30-5:00 pm
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Organization:

Bad Dog Arts

Location:

824 South 400 West B129
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.322.3816

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Ghosts of Christmas Eve - Vivint Smart Home Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings The Ghosts of Christmas Eve to Vivint Smart Home Arena with performances at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
Dates: 
11/20/2018
4:00 PM and 8:00 PM
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Location:

301 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.325.2000

Family Day - Hutchings Museum of Natural and Cultural History

In conjunction with Lehi’s Family Week, we invite everyone to come down the Hutchings Museum for a visit on Family Day. Bring your out-of-town visitors, see the updated exhibits we’ve been working on and do a special gratitude-themed scavenger hunt for Thanksgiving. Start the holiday weekend off right with a visit to the Hutchings Museum!
Dates: 
11/21/2018
11 am -5 pm
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Location:

55 North Center Street
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801.768.7180

Elf The Musical - CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

ASL Performances:
Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/26/2018
Varies
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Location:

525 North 400 West
Centerville, UT, 84014
United States

Phone:

801-298-1302

Veterans Free with I.D. One Night Only- $1 off family members - Willow Park Zoo (Zootah)

Veterans Night – Free with I.D. whether you are active duty or retired – your immediate family members $1 off admission, 10% off at the Gift Shop
Dates: 
12/01/2018
5 PM – 7:30 PM
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Location:

419 W 700 S
Logan, UT, 84321
United States

Phone:

(435) 890 0356

Civic League Christmas Tree Lighting - North Ogden City - Utah

Join with the North Ogden Civic League and North Ogden City as we begin the Christmas season with the lighting of Bicentennial Park, Washington, and Pleasant View Dr. The program will include entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Santa!
Dates: 
12/01/2018
5 PM
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Location:

Bicentennial Park - North Ogden, UT
2641 N 400 E St
North Ogden, UT, 84414
United States

Phone:

801-737-0587

SCHOOL'S OUT Day Camps at I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center

These day camps truly give kids a break from school. We fill their days with games, art, sports and field trips. These camps are open to everyone.
Dates: 
11/20/2018
11/21/2018
12/26/2018
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m
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Location:

2 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT, 84113
United States

Phone:

801.581.0098 ext 116

Third Saturdays - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Third Saturdays are FREE family activity days offered each third Saturday of the month. Instruction and activities are available from 1–4 pm and are first come, first served. Museum admission is free on Third Saturdays, thanks to support from Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) and Wells Fargo.
Dates: 
11/17/2018
12/15/2018
01/19/2019
10 am-5 pm/Instruction and activities are available from 1–4 pm and are first come, first served.
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Location:

410 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
United States

Phone:

801-581-7332

Forest Preschool - We've expanded our enrollment space!

We take daily field trips on a trail in the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains in Millcreek, UT. With weekly themes and crafts, each child builds their own curriculum and leads their own learning.
Dates: 
11/19/2018
11/20/2018
11/26/2018
8:30-12:30
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Location:

Neff's Canyon
4275 Park Terrace Dr
Salt Lake City, UT, 84124
United States

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - The Musical - SCERA Center for the Arts

A heartwarming and hilarious musical adaptation of the holiday classic!
Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/03/2018
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 PM
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Location:

745 South State Street
Orem, UT, 84058
United States

Phone:

801.225.2787

The Secret Garden - Utah Children's Theatre

The Secret Garden plays October 13 to November 17 at Utah Children's Theatre. Make family memories by coming to a show together!
Dates: 
11/17/2018
Varies
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Location:

3605 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States

Phone:

801.532.6000

Christkindlmarkt - This Is the Place Heritage Park

Christmas Festival with Parades, shopping, food and much more. 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. The St. Martin's Lantern Parade will take place the evening of November 29th, to celebrate acts of service throughout the community. Christkindlmarkt SLC … experience the old world charm of Christmas. Hands down the best faire to attend in Utah at Christmastime.
Dates: 
11/28/2018
11/29/2018
11/30/2018
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location:

2601 East Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.582.1847

Mini Art Sessions - I Made It Myself! - Bad Dog Arts

Students will create unique gifts with their own personal flare. They will create a variety of holiday inspired gifts to give on this holiday season. We will be creating 2D and 3D art projects and incorporating a variety of art materials each week. This is a fun, fast paced class for kids that love creating presents for friends and family with a personal touch.
Dates: 
11/29/2018
12/06/2018
12/13/2018
3:30-5:30 pm
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Organization:

Bad Dog Arts

Location:

824 South 400 West B129
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.322.3816

Pilgrim 5k - Thanksgiving Point

You've never run a costume race like the Pilgrim 5k! Registration includes your pilgrim wear. An iconic (and historically inaccurate) giant buckle hat or bonnet and a long-sleeved, cotton tee styled to look like a jacket or dress.
Dates: 
11/22/2018
8 AM – 9:30 AM
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Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

888.672.6040

Little Naturalist Story Time - Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

Little Naturalist is the perfect program for 3 to 5-year-olds who are curious about animals, their habitats, the environment, and exploring nature. Join us twice a month, October through May, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to read a specially selected nature-themed book, explore the natural world, and complete a craft.
Dates: 
11/19/2018
12/03/2018
12/17/2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
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Location:

1258 Center Drive
Park City, UT, 84098
United States

Phone:

435-797-8938

A FAIRLY POTTER CHRISTMAS CAROL - The Ziegfeld Theater

THE MAGIC RETURNS! For the fourth year (and rewrite) in a row, our heartwarming musical parody, and audience favorite, returns to the stage. Spend a night with your favorite witches and wizards as they learn about the magic of Christmas. Written by our very own Rick Rea, it’s a perfect show for the whole family!
Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/03/2018
Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays 7:30PM/ Saturday 12/8, 12/15 2:00PM/ Thursday 12/20 7:30PM/
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Organization:

The Ziegfeld Theater

Location:

3934 S. Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT, 84403
United States

Phone:

855-944-2787

Brunch with Santa at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel

Ring in the Christmas season by joining Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Sheraton Salt Lake City’s fourth annual Brunch with Santa. On December 8, 15, and 22, 2018 the Sheraton will serve up a fun holiday morning with the jolly old elf himself. The event includes a gourmet brunch buffet, a special kids’ buffet with cookie decorating fun and unlimited complimentary Santa photos for the whole family.
Dates: 
12/08/2018
12/15/2018
12/22/2018
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Location:

150 W 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

(801) 401-2000

LUMINARIA: EXPERIENCE THE LIGHT -Thanksgiving Point

This enchanting mile walk will transport you into a magical holiday world as you make your way through the captivating Ashton Gardens. The Grand Allee’s 6,500 programmable luminaries blanket the sweeping hill, where each one acts as a pixel in a moving picture of blooming poinsettias, flying reindeer, and dynamic symbols of the season. And on top of that 40-foot hill, you’ll be met with the colossal 120-foot tree—all lit up and ready to be admired.
Dates: 
11/19/2018
11/20/2018
11/21/2018
5:00pm-8:30pm
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Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

888.672.6040

Mosaic - Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Utah is home to a rich and diverse culture that can trace its origins to almost every country on earth. We celebrate our diversity in movement inspired by rituals, work and warrior dances and steps performed at gatherings for centuries. This production features RDT along with guest artist performing traditional work from Utah’s ethnic communities.
Dates: 
11/17/2018
7:30 PM
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Location:

138 West 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787

Jingle Bell Run Salt Lake City - Arthritis Foundation Utah

Be part of the largest holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere - and join the movement to conquer arthritis! The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual event brings together people from all walks of life to shout “Yes, we will live life to its fullest while searching for a cure!” As a Champion of Yes, kick off your holidays by helping conquer arthritis once and for all!
Dates: 
12/01/2018
8 AM – 11 AM
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Location:

Highland High School - Salt Lake City
2166 S 1700 E
Salt Lake City, UT, 84106
United States

Phone:

801-713-5720

Holiday Market - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

This year’s market, extended to two days by popular demand, features local artists‘ silk scarves, pottery, leather journals, notecards, handmade soaps, fused glass, paintings and prints, books, artisanal confections, jewelry, fiber and textile arts.
Dates: 
12/01/2018
12/02/2018
10 am-5 pm
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Location:

410 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
United States

Phone:

801-581-7332

THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP SERVICE AND PIE SOCIAL - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - Sandy, UT

Join us for this year’s Thanksgiving Eve worship service and pie social. All are welcome to join us for this special service intended to give thanks to the Lord for all things. Pie social will follow in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the service.
Dates: 
11/21/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Location:

8575 South 700 East
Sandy, UT, 84070
United States

Phone:

801-255-8181

Lego Robotics WeDO - Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point

Learn the basics of robotics with our Beginner Lego Robotics WeDO Super Saturday Camp! Use your imagination to design and build Lego WeDO robots and then animate them with basic programming.
Dates: 
11/17/2018
9 am-3 pm
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Location:

3900 North Garden Drive
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801.768.4999

Magic Show Series - Utah Children's Theatre

2018-19 Magic Show Series at the Studio
Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
01/11/2019
Varies
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Location:

3605 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States

Phone:

801.532.6000