Weekend Express: Solstice celebration, candlight Christmas, live nativity

First Published      Last Updated Dec 20 2013 12:11 pm

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A snowboarder adjusts his goggles on opening day at Brighton Ski Resort, Tuesday November 13, 2012 in Brighton.

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

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