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Weekend Express: Christmas in Ogden, Temple Square lights, winter market

Published November 29, 2013 7:03 pm

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Ogden Christmas Village • Ogden's annual Christmas Village opens Saturday at the Municipal Gardens. Events Saturday include a Santa Run, Holiday Electric Light Parade and Christmas Gala with fireworks. More information, ogdencity.com/about_ogden/special_events/christmas_village.aspx and http://www.runsanta.com/.

When: Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Santa Run, 5:30 p.m. parade, 6:30 p.m. Christmas Village opens

Where: Ogden Municipal Gardens, 22nd Street and 25th Street

Admission: Free

Temple Square Lights • The Christmas lights at Temple Square will twinkle nightly starting Friday through Dec. 31.

When: Nightly through Dec. 31

Where: Temple Square

Admission: Free

North Pole Express • This annual Christmas tradition takes passengers on a 90-minute journey with Santa to the North Pole. Elves serve hot drinks and treats while singing carols. More information, hebervalleyrr.org/specialevents/northpoleexpress/.

When: Begins Friday and runs Thursdays through Saturdays through Dec. 14, then daily except Sundays through Dec. 24.

Where: Heber Valley Railroad, 450 S. Sixth West, Heber City

Admission: $15 to $47

7th Annual Winter Market • The market showcases Utah handcrafted arts and ethnic products with live music and dance performances. More information http://www.culturalcelebration.org.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City

Admission: Free

TELEVISION • The always classy Hallmark Hall of Fame serves up a holiday movie on Sunday. "Christmas In Conway" will tug at your heart – a man (Andy Garcia) tries to arrange the perfect gift for his dying wife (Mary-Louise Parker).

When • Sunday, 8 p.m.

Channel • ABC/Ch. 4

Local sports on TV • In NBA action, the Utah Jazz host the Phoenix Suns (Friday, 7 p.m., ROOT). On Saturdat, there are three local college football games more or less concurrently — Utah at Colorado (noon, P12N); Wyoming at Utah State (noon, ROOT); BYU at Nevada (1 p.m., CBSSN)

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