Look Ahead: Local events and things to do this week, Dec. 5-11

Get your fill of classical and Christmas music, then top it off with a holiday market

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kurt Bestor performs a Christmas medley, during an intimate one-man show at Shriners' Hospital, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.

Dec. 8

Indulge in some classical music

The University of Utah Philharmonia presents “Rhythm & Color” at 7:30 p.m. at the Libby Gardner Concert Hall (1375 Presidents’ Circle, Salt Lake City). The event will feature the works of de Falls, Mozart and Frank, and will highlight special guest Kirstin Chávez, a mezzo soprano singer. Tickets are $12.50 for general admission; $6.50 for U of U faculty and staff, military, seniors and non U of U students; and free for U of U students and high school students and teachers. They’re available online at bit.ly/3ocBNJ0.

Dec. 9-11

Enjoy the holidays at “A Kurt Bestor Christmas”

“A Kurt Bestor Christmas” will play in Salt Lake City for its 34th year. This year’s show is at the Eccles Theater (131 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City) and features a band, orchestra and special guest Alex Boyé playing unique arrangements of holiday songs and carols. All guests must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Tickets start at $25 and can be bought online at bit.ly/3EemW6t.

Dec. 9-11

Check out Alta’s Holiday Art Market

Alta Community Enrichment will hold its annual Holiday Art Market on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m at Our Lady of the Snows (10189 E. Highway 210, Alta). Admission is free. Proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test is required to attend. Thursday will feature goods from artists who have not sold at the holiday market before, while Friday and Saturday will focus on recurring artists and those who have taught classes for Alta Community Enrichment. For a full lineup of artists, see bit.ly/3oaO4hh.

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