There are plenty of things to choose from this weekend to ring in the New Year in Park City! Here are some of the fun things going on:
Friday Dec. 31st
Jewel at the Eccles Center - Acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, and three time Grammy award winner, Jewel, will be ringing in the New Year with a concert at the Eccles Center. The show starts at 7:30pm and tickets range from $25 to $150 and can be purchased by going to www.ecclescenter.org.
First Night with Melodramus and the School of Rock - Families can celebrate New Year's Eve together at this family friendly event taking place at the Prospector Square Lodge & Conference Center. Melodramus and other bands from the School of Rock will be jamming until midnight. Tickets are $10 online at www.firstnightpc2010.eventbrite.com or $12 at the door.
Canyons Resort New Year's Eve - Canyons will hold the New Year's Eve Rockin' Rail Jam that will end with fireworks at 7:30pm. The free event begins at 4pm in the resort village. Also a New Year's Eve Gala will be held in the Grand Summit Ballroom beginning at 8pm. Music, dancing, hats, food, and cash bar will be available. Admission is $55 for adults and $25 for children ages 12 and younger. For more info visit: www.thecanyons.com.
Imagine: Remembering the Fab Four - Say goodbye to 2010 by remembering The Beatles at the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street at 8pm. This tribute band not only plays Beatles music but dons accents, costumes and signature Beatles wit. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Go to www.parkcityshows.com to purchase tickets and get more info. They are also doing shows Saturday and Sunday night at the same time.
Other happenings this weekend:
Park City Film Series - This week, "Nowhere Boy," rated R will be screened at the Jim Santy Auditorium, Park City Library on Park Ave. "Nowhere Boy," examines the young John Lennon and his upbringing and relationship with Paul McCartney. Shows are on Friday & Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm. Tickets are $7 for general admission or $6 for students and seniors.
"Figurative Perspectives" at Julie Nester Gallery - The Julie Nester Gallery at 1280 Iron Horse Dr., is showing the works of sculptor Tor Archer and painter Daniel Ochoa. Archer's work is done mainly in cooper and focuses on the female form. Ochoa's art deals with personal identity driven by his bi-cultural upbringing. The show runs through the whole weekend with hours from 10-5 on Friday and 11-4 on Saturday and Sunday.
We hope you ring in 2011 safely and that the new year brings you new opportunities and much happiness!