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USA 1 pilot Steven Holcomb with pushers Justin Olsen and Steven Langton and brakeman Curtis Tomasevicz race to a second-place finish in the men's bobsled World Cup competition on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Weekend Express: Utah’s events planning guide

First Published Nov 16 2012 12:21 pm • Last Updated Nov 16 2012 12:34 pm

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Park City World Cup Skeleton and Bobsled

The second World Cup event of the 2012-2013 season is Friday and Saturday at the Utah Olympic Park. See this Team USA site for details: http://bit.ly/RXJvQo

When » Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17. Competitions begin at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days as well as 5 p.m. Friday.

Where » Utah Olympic Park, 3419 Olympic Parkway in Park City

Tickets » Free

Fare Exhibit

The Utah Arts & Museums will sponsor the opening of the exhibition "Fare," that explores the relationship of food to culture.


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When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where » Alice Merrill Horne Gallery, 617 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Utah 2012: Craft & Photography

Utah Arts & Museums will host its annual statewide exhibition "Utah 2012: Craft & Photography."

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where » Rio Gallery, 300 S. 455 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

United Way of Salt Lake Young Leaders

United Way of Salt Lake’s Young Leaders will be collecting items for the children at Guadalupe School and the PAL Boxing Center. Donations can be dropped off at Enterprise Rent-a-Car locations through Dec. 10. Donations can also be made via credit card online or by hosting a donation drive at your office. For Enterprise locations and other information, visit www.uw.org/news-events/events/make-the-holiday-season.html.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Where » Enterprise Rent-a-Car - Salt Lake City, 404 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Operation Christmas Child

Participants of the Operation Christmas Child can drop off gift-filled boxes at Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City. Operation Christmas Child provides shoe boxes filled with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a letter of encouragement for million of children around the world.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 from 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Where » Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets » Free

Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest

The Antiquities Section of State History invites Utahns to help promote the state’s exciting past by entering the Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest. For more information, visit history.utah.gov/archaeology/i_love_archaeology/prehistory_week/index.html.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m.

Where » Utah State Archives, 346 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Operation Christmas Child

Participants of the Operation Christmas Child can drop off gift-filled boxes at Hidden Valley presbyterian. Operation Christmas Child provides shoe boxes filled with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a letter of encouragement for million of children around the world.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Where » Hidden Valley Presbyterian, 12883 S. 1300 East, Draper

Tickets » Free

Global Spotlight Russia: Pastoralism

Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum is partnering with the Center for Global & Intercultural Engagement to present "Global Spotlight Russia: Pastoralism" starting with an Oct. 16 reception at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display at the museum through Dec. 15, 2012.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where » Woodbury Art Museum - Utah Valley University, 575 E. University Parkway, University Mall, Suite N250, Orem

Tickets » Free

Children’s Justice Center of Salt Lake County - Give Back Night

The Children’s Justice Center of Salt Lake County has teamed up with all the Utah locations of Joe’s Crab Shack for the restaurant’s annual "Give Back Night" to raise funds for child victims of crime. Visit cjcslc.org for information.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m.

Where » Joe’s Crab Shack, 65 East 9400 S, Sandy

Josie Fife Exhibit

Charley Hafen Jewelers - Gallery will feature the paintings of Josie Fife.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 11:55 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Where » Charley Hafen Jewelers Gallery, 1409 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Live PC Give PC

For the second year in a row, Live PC Give PC, a 24-hour online pledge drive, will raise funds to benefit the Kimball Art Center and other Summit County non-profit organizations. Interested donors can register and donate online at livepcgivepc.razoo.com/story/Kac. For more information visit livepcgivepc.razoo.com/giving_events/LivePCGivePC12/home.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 12 p.m.

Where » Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets » Free

Chefs Table Turkey Turkey Turkey!

Flock to our kitchen to discover new ways to serve old favorites for this traditional holiday feast. Visit bit.ly/QRhvNe or call 801-617-0133 for information.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Where » Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets » $55.00; bit.ly/QRhvNe

Dart the Turkey and Best Dessert Baking Contest

Do you have a steady hand and a powerful throw? Try winning this year’s Thanksgiving turkey for a chance to win one of many prizes awarded to the best Dart the Turkey and best Dessert Baking contest winners. Visit bit.ly/Z1zDIA for information.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Where » Clearfield Aquatic Center, 825 S. State St., Clearfield

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic combines unforgettable stories and enthralling characters that have entertained families all over the world. The cast of Disney stars include Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse, Buzz Lightyear & Woody, Nemo & Dory, Pinocchio & Jiminy Cricket. Visit smithstix.com for tickets.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Where » EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets » $16-$50;smithstix.com/events/item/root/doi-100-years-of-magic-nov-14

The Will Rogers Follies

Hillcrest High School will present their 2012 fall musical "The Will Rogers Follies."

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

Where » Hillcrest High School, 7350 S. 900 East, Midvale

Tickets » Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door;

Short Fiction Reading

Westminster College will present a free reading by six contributors to "The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard" as part of the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. A book signing and reception with the authors will follow the reading.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

Where » Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business , 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Grease

The Performing Arts Department at Riverton High School will present "Grease."

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.

Where » Riverton High School, 12476 S. 2700 West , Riverton

Tickets » $8.00; *

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Kearns High School will present "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.

Where » Kearns High School, 5525 S. Cougar Lane , Kearns

Tickets » $7.00; *Tickets are $6 at the door for students and kids and $8 for adults. ;

Phantom of the Opera

Davis High School will present "Phantom of the Opera."

Tickets available at www.davis.k12.ut.us/708 or call 801-402-8800.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m.

Where » Davis High School, 325 S. Main St., Kaysville

Tickets » $7.00; *www.davis.k12.ut.us/708

Oliver!

Fresh from its recent London revival, Charles Dickens’ treasured tale of the orphan boy sings with marvelous music. Lionel Bart’s book, music and lyrics stir the spirit and teach that each child is a gift and that love is the yearning of the soul.

When » Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Where » Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Tickets » $15-$26, no children under age 5 permitted. No performances on Oct. 17 or Nov. 21-22;halecentretheatre.org/buytickets.php

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