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PC Talks: Women's Night Out

Rockwell Room, 268 Main Street

Tuesday, May 28th, 6-9 pm

$50 in advance; $75 at the door

Spend an evening at the Rockwell room with Park City Author, speaker and life coach,  Terry Sidford.  Terry will give a presentation called "Discover Your Courage, Share It With the World".  The evening will also have live music by Shannon Runyon, appetizers and specialty drinks.  Swag bags with $400 value!

 

 

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"West: A Translation" 

 

 

May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM
Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd, Park City
Free

Paisley Rekdal, Utah's Poet Laureate, will perform "West: A Translation", her new book-length poem which was commissioned by the Utah Arts Council and Spike 150 about the transcontinental railroad.  

Her work has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Civitella Ranieri Residency, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Pushcart Prizes (2009, 2013), Narrative’s Poetry Prize, the AWP Creative Nonfiction Prize, and various state arts council awards. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, The New

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Time to make reservations
for Savor the Summit

Park City’s largest outdoor dinner party will be Saturday, June 22 starting at 6:00 pm.  It isn’t too soon to make reservations and one of the participating restaurants.  70+ local restaurants will serve specially-prepared menus as the sun sets behind Main Street.  This unique celebration of food, drink and live music showcases some Park City’s best restaurants.  Make reservations directly with each restaurant by visiting: https://parkcityrestaurants.com/savor-the-summit

 You won’t need a ticket to walk along main street to enjoy the energy and live music.

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May 10th: Sesquicentennial 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike

May 10, 1869.  On that day, workers and dignitaries watched the final golden spike be driven into the tracks connecting the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads at Promontory Summit, UT.

To commemorate the 150thanniversary of the Golden Spike, a month full of events and exhibits around the state has been planned.  The main festiveal will be May 10-12 at the Golden Spike National Historic Site (6200 North 22300th Street West, Corinne).  The opening ceremonth (11 am) will feature a keynote address from Presidential Scholar and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, who will offer his perspective on the historical significance of the completion of the Transcontinental

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We all need a little help once in a while for entertaining. One of our absolute local favorites for cheese platters, charcuterie boards, and yummy desserts is Park City's Sweets & Cheese.

Owner Angel Moschetta creates platters for parties, events, meetings that are beautiful to the eye and very satisfying for the pallet.  The regular offerings of artfully presented meats, cheeses, fruits and savory tidbits are fabulous but Sweets and Cheese will also prepare items that are gluten free, vegan and paleo.  

Go to: https://www.sweetsandcheese.com or call 435-565-4656.  You won't be disappointed!

 

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Don't miss this educational exhibit at the Park City Library May 1 - May 28, 2019.  This display seeks to give a voice to the Chinese migrants whose labor on the Transcontinental Railroad help to shape the physical and social landscape of the American West. Between 1864 and 1869, over 10,000 Chinese migrants toiled to help construct Americ's first Transcontinental Railroad.  They bore tunnels through granite, worked continuously through treacherous winters, laid down track through the Great Basis, and set the last rails before the driving of the golden spike at Promontory Summit, UT.  By 1893, Park City had approximately 400 Chinese residents; roughly 10% of the town's population.

Free

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Silver & Snow:  The Park City Story
Wednesday, April 24th - 5:00 pm
Jim Santy Auditorium

Join fellow Parkites Wednesday evening for a free screening of SILVER & SNOW: The Park City Story courtesy of Friends of Park City Ski Mountain Mining History and the Park City Film Series.

This one-hour documentary tells the story of Park City's evolution from mining town, to ghost town, to international ski destination.  Larry Warren's documentary was created as a lead-in to the 2002 Winter Olympics and was previewed in 2001 at the Egyptian Theater.

Friends of Park City Ski Mountain Mining History are again airing the film to draw awareness to Park City's rich history and the importance of preservation.

 

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Are you a skier or a snowboarder ?

Are you lost with all the different pass options?

Here is few information that can permit you to make the best choice for your future ski trip!

 1. EPIC PASS

With Epic Pass,  different choices are possible according to your need. Here is two options that you can have. 

THE "EPIC PASS" ($939)

  •         Unlimited & Unrestricted Skiing at their Best Resorts
  •         65+ Resorts. One Pass.
  •         No Restriction
  •         Additional tickets

International Access: Includes access to 29 European resorts across Austria, France, Italy, and Switzerland!

Epic Pass Holders are eligible for discounted lift tickets at specified resorts.

*NEW FOR 2019/2020* Now includes 7 days at both Sun Valley

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Did you know that this is the Heber Valley Restaurant Week?

March 25 - 31 is your chance to get out and tantilize your tastebuds with great lunch and dinner specials!

All you have to do is thumb through the the special Restaurant Week menu, decide what sounds good for lunch and dinner then just head out to the restaurant. No tickets or coupons necessary.

 

Check the Heber Valley Official Website here to have more information.

Use the hashtag #Eatyourheartouthv and share with us your favorite meal!

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Here are the participating Restaurants:

The Old Goat | Spin Cafe | Main Street Social | Midway Mercantile | FillerUp | Back 40 Ranch House Grill

Windya's Place | Lola's Street Kitchen | Snake Creek

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Need a break from skiing?  On Feb 22 and 23, Soldier Hollow will be the site of a fun competition, Skijoring.  

This event, a fundraiser for the Huntsman Cancer Institute involves a horse and rider pulling a skier through a course of gates, jumps and rings.  Skijoring is a great combination of Utah's cowboy roots and ski heritage.  

Spectator tickets are only $15.  There will also be a silent auction and charity dinner on Friday, February 22nd for only $25/pp.  For more information, go to http://www.skijoringutah.com.

 

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