'Tis the season: Local holiday events for everyone

By Sarah Sanders Petersen

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Nov. 29 2012 7:30 p.m. MST

"Holiday Favorites": The Wasatch Community Symphony Orchestra will perform classic holiday songs.

Location: All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 S. Foothill Blvd., Salt Lake

Date: Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Christmas with the Lower Lights: After two sold-out shows last year, the Lower Lights are set for two Christmas performances this year.

Location: Salt Lake Masonic Temple

Dates: Dec. 12-13, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Tickets are available online.

Charity Event: International pianist David Glen Hatch will be performing for the Oakridge School's Christmas fundraising concert.

Location: 1205 E. 900 South Street, Springville

Date: Dec. 14, 7 p.m.

Cost: $15 for general admission, $12 for students.

"We Three Kings" by the Salt Lake Symphony: The symphony presents three works with three kings and a surprise twist.

Location: Libby Gardner Hall

Date: Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $5-$10

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert: This year's concert stars Tony Award-winning British singer Alfie Boe and Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Tom Brokaw.

Location: LDS Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake

Dates: Dec. 13-15, 8 p.m.

Cost: Free tickets

Echoes of Christmas: A musical reflection of the birth of Jesus Christ, including a live nativity.

Location: Liberty Park, Salt Lake

Dates: Dec. 13-15, 17-19 from 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

"Eclipse Christmas Concert" at the Grand: Eclipse brings the Christmas spirit again in its annual Christmas concert at the Grand Theatre.

Location: 1575 S. State Street, Salt Lake

Dates: Dec. 13-15, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $7-$17

“World's Ultimate Elvis Christmas Show”: Justin Shandor has been awarded the "World's Ultimate Elvis" and he has come to perform Elvis' top hits along with Christmas favorites.

Location: 328 Main Street, Park City

Dates: Dec. 14-16, 8p.m.

Cost: $30-$55

A Kurt Bestor's Christmas: Abravanel Hall hosts Kurt Bestor for the 25th anniversary.

Location: 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake

Dates: Dec. 13-15 (check website for showtimes)

Cost: Tickets can be purchased online.

Piano Guys at Kingsbury Hall: Pianist Jon Schmidt and cellist Steven Sharp Nelson have gained YouTube fame through 35 videos they have produced.

Location: 1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake

Date: Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $19.50-$39.50

Kurt Bestor's Spectacular: The Emmy award-winning composer, Kurt Bestor, will perform several Christmas favorites.

Location: 328 Main Street, Park City

Dates: Dec. 23-25 (check website for showtimes)

Cost: $29-$54

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