May Events in Park City

Wednesday May 01, 2013

Park City Film Series – Redwood Highway

  • May 01, 2013
  • Times: 7 pm
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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Marie (Shirley Knight), a seventy-five year old woman decides to walk the entire Redwood Highway, a distance of nearly 100 miles, to attend her granddaughter’s wedding. Something happened forty-five years ago on that same path and she has not had the courage to confront it until now. Along the way she meets Pete (Tom Skerritt), a kind woodworker who helps Marie open her heart, face her past, and find the courage to see h… Details

Thursday May 02, 2013

Spiritual Sustainability and Stewardship

  • May 02, 2013
  • Times: 7 pm
  • Location: Swaner EcoCenter—A LEED Certified Building
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There is a strong and growing connection between faith-based communities and the environment.  This nexus will be discussed by Utah locals who are connecting spiritual commitment with environmental responsibility and stewardship.  Utah Interfaith Power and Light Executive Director, Susan Soleil, will join us to discuss her organization’s efforts to formally assist faith communities looking to address climate ch… Details

Friday May 03, 2013

H3BE presents Wisdom of the Sages with James Twyman

  • May 03, 2013
  • Times: 7:30 – 9:30 pm
  • Location: The Shop Yoga Studio
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James F. Twyman is the best-selling author of ten books, including Emissary of Light and The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking. He’s also an internationally renowned “Peace Troubadour” who has the reputation for drawing millions of people together in prayer to positively influence crises throughout the world. James will share his insight on how we can best honor, embody, and transfer the knowledge of the “Golden… Details

Kids’ Night Out – Cinco de Mayo

  • May 03, 2013
  • Times: 5pm-9pm
  • Location: Monkey Mountain- indoor playland and hourly child care
  • Phone: 435-214-7451
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Come ready for a fiesta! There will be plenty of sombrero dancing, maraca shaking, arts and crafts, and of course play in our massive 4-tiered play structure! Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Stand-Up Comedy

  • May 03, 2013 – May 04, 2013
  • Times: 8:00pm
  • Location: Egyptian Theatre
  • Phone: 435-649-9371
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Stand-Up Comedy with headliners Patrick Keane and Todd Sawyer. Comedy can make light of the everyday absurd! Enjoy the humors of Park City nightlife with a cold beer and some hearty laughs. Shows Friday & Saturday nights @8:00pm; Tickets: $19 and up.

Park City Film Series – Emperor

  • May 03, 2013 – May 05, 2013
  • Times: 8 pm, Friday & Saturday; 6 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, ‘Emperor’ brings to life the American occupation of Japan in the perilous and unpredictable days just after Emperor Hirohito’s World War II surrender. As General Douglas MacArthur suddenly finds himself the de facto ruler of a foreign nation, he assigns an expert in Japanese culture to covertly investigate the looming question hanging… Details

Saturday May 04, 2013

Books 2 Movies Series presents Charlotte’s Web

  • May 04, 2013
  • Times: 3 pm
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-5600
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The ‘Books 2 Movies Series’ will present a free screening of Charlotte’s Web on May 4th at 3:00pm in the Jim Santy Auditorium located on 1255 Park Ave on the 3rd floor. The movie is rated G, runs 97 minutes, and will have Spanish subtitles. Discover a wondrous and unlikely friendship between a farm pig and a very special spider as E.B. White’s beloved classic chi… Details

Sunday May 05, 2013

Park City’s CHICKFEST 2013!

  • May 05, 2013
  • Times: 11 am – 4 pm
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
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Join us for a WOMEN-ONLY afternoon of spiritual celebration through music, meditation, reflection, and laughter. Over 20 providers of alternative health services, energy workers, and spiritual guides who specialize in a wide variety of modalities will be available for you to ‘sample’ in the WOO-WOO BUFFET. Inspirational speakers, dancers, and singers will lift your spirits and soothe your soul on the DIVINE DI… Details

Tuesday May 07, 2013

Travel Rally Day Free BBQ

  • May 07, 2013
  • Times: 11 am – 1 pm
  • Location: Visitor Information Center
  • Phone: 435-649-6100
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Travel Rally Day FREE BBQ at the Kimball visitor information center — in the new Tech Building — on May 7th from 11 am to 1.  Help celebrate the kick off to the summer season and learn about the importance of tourism in our community!

Wednesday May 08, 2013

PC MARC Wellness Lunch and Learn

  • May 08, 2013
  • Times: Noon – 1:00pm
  • Location: Park City Recreation
  • Phone: 435-615-5410

The PC MARC is hosting monthly wellness “lunch and learn” gatherings. Local community experts speak directly with you and answer questions in a small group format.

Crossroads Project

  • May 08, 2013
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Swaner EcoCenter—A LEED Certified Building
  • Phone: 435-649-1767
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In response to the issues of global sustainability, the Fry Street Quartet, alongside physicist and educator Dr. Robert Davies, has created The Crossroads Project.  At its center is an evocative performance blending music, information, and imagery.  A newly commissioned string quartet by composer Laura Kaminsky called “Rising Tide” corresponds to the spoken elements of the performance.  For more i… Details

Thursday May 09, 2013

Park City Film Series – Head Games

  • May 09, 2013
  • Times: 7 pm
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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  Part of the Reel Community Series.  A documentary that follows football player and wrestler Chris Nowinski’s quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries.

Friday May 10, 2013

Friday Skate Jam

  • May 10, 2013
  • Times: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Park City Skate Park at City Park
  • Phone: 435-615-5418
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This jam-format competition is a great event for both the skater and spectator. All particpants must wear helmets, and a waiver must be signed by an adult in order to compete. Advanced registration is taken at the PC MARC or EPIC Board Shop.

Dear Edwina, Jr. – a YouTheatre production

  • May 10, 2013 – May 11, 2013
  • Times: 7:00pm nightly and Saturday 2pm
  • Location: Egyptian Theatre
  • Phone: 435-649-9371
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In the classic tradition of “Let’s put on a show,” 13-year-old Edwina Spoonapple decides that she and her pals will do just that. Their “Advice-A-Palooza” extravaganza features such hilarious and endearing songs as ‘Put It in the Piggy,’ ‘Frankenguest’ and ‘Hola Lola,’ offering clever advice on kid-troubling issues that run the gamut from what to do when offered ic… Details

Park City Film Series – Slow Food Park City’s Food & Film Weekend

  • May 10, 2013 – May 12, 2013
  • Times: 8 pm, Friday & Saturday; 6 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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5/10 @ 8 PM Betting the Farm, film followed by cheese tasting with local producers 5/11 @ 7 PM Trattoria, film will be followed by a dinner at a local restaurant 5/12@ 6 PM Romantics Anonymous, gourmet bake sale prior to film to support Slow Food Park City

The Paint Mixer’s Large Canvas Workshops – Main Street

  • May 10, 2013 – May 24, 2013
  • Times: 10 am – 1 pm
  • Location: The Paint Mixer LLC.
  • Phone: 435-604-0820
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Move to a new level of painting and enter the world of LARGE canvases! In this exciting hands-on, 3 consecutive weekly workshop (3 hour sessions – 9 hours total) you will learn how to transfer a small image into a large canvas. Everything you need to produce your masterpiece in a relaxed, friendly, supportive environment is provided: a 30″ x 40″ canvas, paints, brushes, palette and apron, and… Details

Saturday May 11, 2013

Kids Day

Take the family downtown Saturday, May 11, for a wide variety of kid-friendly activities like pizza making, cookie decorating and theatre production, all hosted by the establishments along Main Street. Parents can sit back, sip a cup of coffee or tea, and know that they have an afternoon where the activities are already taken care of.

Sunday May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day Event at The Paint Mixer

  • May 12, 2013
  • Times: 4:30 pm
  • Location: The Paint Mixer LLC.
  • Phone: 435-604-0820
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Looking for something fun to do for your family to celebrate this special day? Share the gift of spending time with your special Mom or create a gift to share with her. The Paint Mixer is the newest venue for creative entertainment, offering a unique mix of art and wine instruction in a cool, fun and relaxed environment. Share a memorable afternoon and take home your TULIPS masterpiece.

Friday May 17, 2013

John Gorka – Acoustic

  • May 17, 2013 – May 18, 2013
  • Times: 8:00pm
  • Location: Egyptian Theatre
  • Phone: 435-649-9371
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John Gorka’s music demonstrates an easy melodic sensibility: Nothing is contrived or overproduced. His work is built around little more than his unmistakable voice and the simple, clean sounds of his guitar. Rolling Stone magazine called him “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” Shows Friday & Saturday.

Park City Film Series – Stoker

  • May 17, 2013 – May 19, 2013
  • Times: 8 pm, Friday & Saturday; 6 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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The stars of this darkly provocative film give riveting and suspenseful performances. After India’s father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly inf… Details

Saturday May 18, 2013

Running With Ed

So many reasons to love Running with Ed…the crazy costumes…the intense competition…the scenic race course…the wonderful Walk-A-Thon…the killer Olympic Park leg…the excellent exchanges…the awesome after-party…but the most important reason? Raising money for Park City schools!

Sunday May 19, 2013

Classic Car Club of America’s Cross-Country CARavan in Park City

  • May 19, 2013
  • Location: Park City Peaks Hotel
  • Phone: 858-756-9444

Nearly 100 members of the CCCA will be driving 44 different classic automobiles from the 1930′s and 1940′s from New York City to San Francisco from May 4 to 26. For much of the trip they will travel the original Lincoln Highway, the first U.S. transcontinental highway, begun in 1913. The trip commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway, as well as the 60th anniversary of the CCCA.

Friday May 24, 2013

Skate Jam

  • May 24, 2013
  • Times: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Park City Skate Park
  • Phone: 435-615-5412
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This jam-format competition is a great event for skaters and spectators. All participants must wear helmets and a waiver must be signed by an adult in order to compete. Advanced registration taken at the PC MARC or EPIC Board Shop.

Jefferson Starship – in Concert!

  • May 24, 2013 – May 25, 2013
  • Times: 8pm
  • Location: Egyptian Theatre
  • Phone: 435-649-9371
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Evolving from Jefferson Airplane in the early ’70s, they were among the most successful arena rock bands of the ’70s & early ’80s. An evening of songs from their ‘psychadelic’ era: “Miracles”, “Somebody to Love”, “Count on Me”, “Jane”, & so many more hits! Shows: Friday & Saturday nights. Free, convenient parking behind the theatre.

Park City Film Series – The Company You Keep

  • May 24, 2013 – May 26, 2013
  • Times: 8 pm, Friday & Saturday; 6 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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It’s always a treat to see Robert Redford on screen and particularly so with the elusive and remarkable Julie Christie. A public interest lawyer’s world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder. After living for more than 30 years underground, he must now go on the run. With the FBI in hot pursuit, he sets off on a cross… Details

Wednesday May 29, 2013

Beaver – Nuisance or Restoration Partner?

  • May 29, 2013
  • Times: 6 pm
  • Location: Swaner EcoCenter—A LEED Certified Building
  • Phone: 435-649-1767
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Joe Wheaton, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, will give us the basics on this unique animal.  We’ll learn about beaver, their impacts on their environment, and Professor Wheaton’s fascinating research on beaver-assisted habitat restoration.   Joe Wheaton is an Assistant Professor at Utah State University and a fluvial geomorphologist with over a decade of experience in river restoration. Joe ru… Details

Friday May 31, 2013

Park City Gallery Stroll

On the last Friday of each month, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits and art events. The 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.

Stand-Up Comedy at Egyptian

  • May 31, 2013 – June 01, 2013
  • Times: 8:00pm
  • Location: Egyptian Theatre
  • Phone: 435-649-9371
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Stand-Up Comedy with headliners Dwight York and Lisa Alvarado. Comedy makes light of the everyday absurd! Enjoy the humors of Park City nightlife with a cold beer and some hearty laughs. Shows Friday & Saturday Tickets: $19+

Park City Film Series – A Place at the Table

  • May 31, 2013 – June 02, 2013
  • Times: 8 pm, Friday & Saturday; 6 pm, Sunday
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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49 million people in the U.S. – one in four children – don’t know where their next meal is coming from. A Place at the Table examines this issue with the personal and engaging stories of three people facing food insecurity: a single mother in Philadelphia, a Colorado second-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her, and a Mississippi student whose asthma is exacerbated by a lack of good nutritio… Details

Saturday Jun 01, 2013

22nd Annual Pedalfest

Intermountain Cup – Race #7 at Deer Valley Resort.

Park City Film Series – Diary of a Wimpy Kid

  • June 01, 2013
  • Times: 3 pm
  • Location: Jim Santy Auditorium
  • Phone: 435-615-8291
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Part of the Books 2 Movies Series in partnership with the Park City Library. To Greg Heffley, middle school is the dumbest idea ever invented. It’s a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor – and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties. To survive the never-ending ordeal and attain the rec… Details

Utah XTERRA Trail Run Series

  • June 01, 2013
  • Times: All events begin at 9:00am
  • Location: Jordanelle Reservoir
  • Phone: 435-714-0401
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Monkey Races LLC is hosting the XTERRA Utah Trail Run Series. The first event is a half marathon, 10k, 5k at the Ross Creek entrance of the Jordanelle reservoir. Athletes compete for points in the XTERRA series for the opportunity to compete in the XTERRA USA championships that are held at Snowbasin UT every September.

 


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