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Park City Ghost Tours

Park City Ghost Tours, Ghost Stories, Park City, UtahHear about Lizzy… the ghost that lives at the Imperial Hotel. Her husband shot her and her boyfriend as they lay sleeping in bed. (She likes men with beards!)

Learn about the Miner who fell down the mine shaft losing every limb on the 600 foot fall. (His favorite bar with the Alamo and he can still be seen drinking there today.)

Park City Ghost Tours reflects years of research into the colorful past of Park City. Originally a mining outpost, most people in Utah considered Park City “Sin City”.

With mining came hard drinking, gambling and brothels. And with this… came accidents, mysterious unexplained deaths and MURDER!

We believe that ghosts are real. Ask anyone who has encountered Park City’s ghosts and they will agree.  MOST of them are harmless.

A 70-minute ghost tour of downtown historic Park City will give you, your friends and your family lots to talk about. What else are you going to do? Drink? Well there’s plenty of time for that. After your bike ride, hike or shopping spree, give yourself a fright of a lifetime with these real-life stories of Park City.

8 PM Nightly

Downtown Gallery Stroll

Art Gallery Stroll, Provo, Utah, Free, Local Artists, Musicians, Guest ArtistsGalleries in downtown Provo are open late every first Friday night for the Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll. Held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, this event is free to the public and often includes refreshments, guest artists and live music. Begin at the Covey Center for the Arts Gallery (425 West Center Street), and receive directions to other downtown venues.
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Other downtown gallery participants include:

Terra Nova Gallery (41 West 300 North
Painted Temple (283 North University
Rowley Press (39 West 200 North)
Provo Community Church (175 North University)
Muse Music (151 North University)
Juice ‘N Java (280 West 100 North)
B. Ashworth’s (Provo Town Square)
Perfectly Suited (Provo Town Square)
Bon Bons Boutiques (Provo Town Square)
Flower Basket Boutique (Provo Town Square)
Angels of Philly (Provo Town Square)
Window Box Gallery (62 West Center
Utah County Gallery
(151 South University)
Covey Center For The Arts (425 West Center)

Covey Center for the Arts
425 West Center Street
Provo, Utah 84601 (801) 852-7007

Argentine Tango Dance Classes

Beginners class from 7pm to 8pm Free practica for everyone from 8pm to 9pm Advanced beginners and Intermediate class from 9pm to 10pm $ 15 drop in $ 10 per week for 4 weeks $ 9 per week for 3 months $ 8 per week for 6 months Private class during practica upon request. Guadalupe will be the DJ during practica, every other week

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Planetarium Show by the BYU Astronomical Society

planetarium showsWeekly Public Planetarium Shows planetarium shows given by the BYU Astronomical Society are held most Friday nights.

The shows start promptly at 7 and 8 PM.  There is no late admittance. Because it gets very dark in the planetarium the shows may not be appropriate for some young children. Please keep in mind that it is difficult to leave once the show has begun.

After the shows, the observation deck on the roof will be open, weather permitting, with telescopes setup for the public to look through.

The Planetarium is located in room N465 on the 4th floor of the Eyring Science Center on BYU Campus in Provo, Utah.

The BYU Astronomical Society – Provo, Utah

Royden G. Derrick Planetarium
Eyring Science Center, BYU
Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84606 (801) 422-5396

Utah State Fair

State Fair, Utah, Music, Live, Entertainment, Family, Food, Rodeo

The largest single annual event in Utah featuring live concerts, entertainment, rides, rodeo, art, barnyard friends, little hands on the farm,  ice cream festival and more.

1st & 2nd Week of September

Portland Cello Project Videos

Heather Woods and The Portland Cello Project: “Finding Comforts” from Douglas Jenkins on Vimeo.

Justin Power and Portland Cello Project: Seeds May Fall from Portland Cello Documentary Proje on Vimeo.

Portland Cello Project – ‘Denmark’ from Two Penguins Productions on Vimeo.

Justin Power and Portland Cello Project from Portland Cello Documentary Proje on Vimeo.

Culture Be Mine Date Night

On the night of Friday, January 21, the Museum of Peoples and Cultures, BYU, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Date Night, Utah Valley (MPC) will host the classic date night: “Culture-Me-Mine.” This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. “‘Culture-Me-Mine’ is a great date activity because it’s out of the ordinary,” said Anna McKean, promotions manager at the MPC. “There aren’t many places that do a date night quite like this one.”
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A tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions, “New Lives: Building Community at Fourmile Ruin” and “Beneath Your Feet: Discovering Utah Valley Archaeology,” will start off the night, followed by a game of “Couple Feud,” a scavenger hunt, and refreshments. The night will end with a clay activity where couples can put their newfound knowledge of Anasazi pottery and Fremont figurines to use.

Tickets for “Culture-Me-Mine” are $10 a couple and will be available for purchase at the WSC information desk beginning Tuesday, January 18th.

For more information, visit mpc.byu.edu, or contact the museum at 801.422.0020 or [email protected]. The MPC is located on 100 E. 700 N. and is open MWF 9-5 and TTh 9-7.

Cooking Japanese Steakhouse Style

Viking Cooking Classes, Japanese Steakhouse Style Cooking, Sugar House, Utah, Salt Lake CityOnce you know the “secret” ingredients and understand the cooking methods used by Japanese steakhouses, you’ll be able to re-create the atmosphere of a high-energy Japanese steakhouse right in your own home. Along with dazzling side dishes, we’ll provide the recipes for succulent steak and shrimp that are so good, your guests won’t even mind if you don’t slice, dice and flip them onto their plates.

SKILLS and TECHNIQUES Working with authentic Japanese ingredients; cooking traditional teppanyaki (hibachi-style) dishes in your own home; peeling, deveining and cooking shrimp; making salad dressing; flambéing; searing and testing meat for doneness; making sauces; stir-frying/wok-cooking.

  • Steakhouse Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing
  • Teppanyaki Shrimp Flambé with Yoshi’s Special Sauce
  • Hibachi Steak with Fresh Vegetables and Mustard Sauce
  • Japanese Fried Rice
  • Sample Recipes: Edamame; Tangerine Sorbet
  • A Mysterious Occurrence Dinner Date

    On Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m., BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) will host a dinner for couples who come to help solve a mystery.

    Help Solve A Mystery, Dinner Date Night, Museum of People and Cultures, BYU, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah County, LDSEach semester, the MPC hosts a Mystery Dinner date night where play out character personalities and work to discover who stole a valuable artifact from the Museum. Identity profiles are assigned to each individual when they purchase tickets and include a brief history of their character along with costume suggestions.

    “It’s really fun to see what participants do with their character,” said Anna McKean, promotions manager at the Museum. “Each session is different because of the people that come—the variety makes it a lot of fun.”

    “The Disappearance of the Parrot Jar” will begin with a tour of the exhibit “crime scene” where the artifact was stolen. The mystery unfolds over dinner, as clues are revealed and accusations made. Each character is a suspect in the mystery and everyone must prove their innocence to the other participants.

    Tickets for the date night are $24 per couple (which includes dinner and dessert*) and will be available at the WSC Information Desk beginning March 7. For more information visit mpc.byu.edu or call 801.422.0020. (*Unfortunately the MPC cannot accommodate gluten or dairy allergies.)