Weekend Express: Solstice celebration, candlight Christmas, live nativity
Published: December 20, 2013 11:42AM
Updated: December 20, 2013 12:11PM
Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo A snowboarder jumps off a rail at Brighton Ski Resort. Brighton is hosting the Shred the Edge fundraiser for Special Olympics Utah this weekend.

Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

Winter Solstice Celebration • Celebrate the solstice with your children by creating head-wreaths and winter candles and sipping hot chocolate. More information, www.redbuttegarden.org/winter_solstice?mini=calendar%2F2013-12 or 801-585-0556.

When: 5-9 p.m. daily except Sunday through Dec. 23

Where: Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way

Admission: Included with regular admission of $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 65 and over, $6 for children 3-17.

Candlelight Christmas • Celebrate the season by taking a step back in time while making crafts and homemade gifts and visiting with Father Christmas, reindeer, a live Nativity and the Heritage Village Carolers. More information, www.thisistheplace.org or 801-582-1847.

When: Daily 5-9 p.m. except Sunday

Where: This Is The Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave.

Admission: $10 adults, $7 seniors and children 3-11

Lifting those with leprosy fundraiser • Come help raise money for aid to leper colonies in India. There will be a silent auction and raffle. More information, www.facebook.com/events/549377418477874/.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St.

Shred the Edge • Brighton is hosting Shred the Edge with all proceeds benefitting Special Olympics Utah. In addition to skiing, the event includes a DJ, photo booth and snowboard raffle. Register in advance at sout.org/shredtheedge.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Brighton Ski Resort, 12601 E. Big Cottonwood Canyon, Brighton

Admission: $45 donation to Special Olympics Utah

Young Living Live Nativity • View the live Nativity from your car or a sleigh. Hot chocolate and cookies are available for purchase. More information, www.youngliving.com/en_US/company/media/events/live-nativity or 800-371-0819.

When: 7-9 p.m. daily through

Where: Young Living Lavender Farm, 3700 N. Highway 91, Mona

Admission: $5 per car, sleigh rides $3 per person or $10 per family of 4

TELEVISION • Almost six decades after they first aired on CBS, a pair “I Love Lucy” episodes will be rebroadcast on the network. Dubbed the “I Love Lucy Christmas Special” (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), the episodes will look different than they did when they first aired back in 1956. They’ve been colorized, so, yes, the Santa suits are red and not gray.

Local sports on TV • The Utah Jazz visit Atlanta on Friday and Charlotte on Saturday (both 5:30 p.m., ROOT). In men’s college basketball, BYU visits Oregon State (Saturday, 8:30 p.m., P12N) and Weber State visits UCLA (5 p.m. Sunday, P12N).

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