Hard to believe it is almost May and we just got another 1-2 inches of snow last night here in Park City! Some more snow fall is forecast for the weekend but only a few inches and unlikely it will stick long. One thing is for certain, we will have very green mountains when the snow melts! There are some fun things going on this weekend so see all the cool happenings below.
Friday April 29 to Sunday May 1:
Monthly Gallery Stroll - Members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase the last Friday of each month from 6 to 9pm. The showcase highlights artists, exhibits, and art events. This event is free and gives residents and visitors the opportunity to explore Park City's exciting art scene while enjoying light refreshments. Just visit any of the the participating galleries on Main Street to pick up a free gallery guide.
Sir Ken Robinson - Sir Ken Robinson s an internationally recognized leader and has worked with governments in Europe, Asia, and USA, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. He will give a presentation at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Friday night at 7:30pm. Tickets and info available at: www.ecclescenter.org.
Park City Follies 2011 - The Park City Follies is an annual event of live, life, and developments in Park City. It is a very popular show each year with residents and is put on by the "Follies Creative Team." Come laugh at the timely topics and funny banter on Park City life. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8pm. For tickets go to: www.parkcityshows.com.
"Robin Hood: The Musical" - "Robin Hood: the musical" will be performed Friday night in the Propector Theatre at the Propector Lodge at 8pm. Tickets are $9 for adults or $7 for students and senior citizens and $6 for children. A family pass is available for $39. Call 435-658-3030 or visit www.robinhood2001.eventbrite.com for tickets.
Park City Film Series - This week the Park City Film Series presents, "Barney's Version," directed by Richard J. Lewis. The film stars Paul Giamatti and is adapted from Mordicai Richler's award winning novel. Show-times are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm in the Jim Santy Auditorium at the Park City Library. Go to www.parkcityfilmseries.com for more info.
"oo7" Thunder Ball - The PC Teen Foundation is hosting a Fundraising Dinner Dance, "007" Thunder Ball on Friday at Stein Eriksen Lodge from 7pm to 11pm. A fabulous meal will start off the evening followed by music and entertainment. Drawings for Ultimate Bond Packages will also be part of the fun. For more info visit: www.pcteen.org.
Authors Unleashed - On Saturday at 6pm join five local authors who love dogs at Authors Unleashed, held at the Blind Dog on Kearns Blvd. There will be a short panel-discussion, book signing and silent auction. Tickets are $35. More info at www.foautah.com.
Rocky Mountain Strings Concert - Rocky Mountain Strings, a group of 40 violinists from age 8 to 14 will be performing music by Vivaldi and others including the "West Side Story" suite. The concert is Saturday at 7pm in the Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church. Tickets available at the door.
Have a fun weekend!