Weekend Express: Running Santas, an insiders’ peek at dinosaurs, and more

First Published      Last Updated Dec 04 2013 05:20 pm

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Behind the Scenes • Take the Natural History Museum of Utah's "employees only" tour and see what goes on behind the scenes there and explore the collections storage and research labs. More information, nhmu.utah.edu/behind-the-scenes or 801-581-6927.

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

Where: Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way

Admission: $8-$11, children 2 and under free

Park City Mountain Resort 50th anniversary season opening • Park City resort is billing Saturday as its biggest season-opening party ever with 50th anniversary souvenirs being given out throughout the day and an après concert presented by Miller Lite on the PayDay Deck at 2 p.m. More information, www.parkcitymountain.com/site/activities-and-events/events/index.html/event200 or 435-649-8111.

When: 9 a.m. Saturday

Where: Park City Mountain Resort, Park City

Admission: $75 for a day pass, $55 for a half-day pass

Runs and what nots • Want to run, walk or dance, maybe for a good cause? You have a few options this weekend.

• Utah Santa Run 5K: 4 p.m. Saturday, The Gateway Mall, 400 W. 100 South, All runners must dress up like Santa Claus. Day-of-race registration is $45 and includes a Santa outfit. More information, www.runsanta.com

• St. Jude Give Thanks Walk: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Liberty Park. Registration is free but donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are encouraged. More information, fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR/Walk/Walk?pg=entry&fr_id=8292.

• Moab 19th Annual Turkey Trot: 9 a.m. Saturday, Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center at Swanny Park, 374 Park Ave., Moab. 5K run and 1K kids course. Registration $3-$15. More information www.moabcity.org/NewsandEvents.cfm?mode=detail&id=1378416184970.

• Dance It Out and Zumba for charity • 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Marshall White Center, 222 28th St., Ogden. Registration: $10 suggested donation for adults, $5 suggested donation for kids ages 10-17. Proceeds benefit the Safe Harbor domestic violence shelter. More information, www.dancemefit.com/nov2013.html.

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