Weekend Express: Christmas in Ogden, Temple Square lights, winter market
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 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
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
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 www.culturalcelebration.org.