The 93rd anniversary of Utah's statehood will be celebrated Jan. 4 at Heber City.

The Utah Historical Society and the Board of State History are sponsoring the Statehood Day celebration in conjunction with promoters of Heber City's yearlong centennial celebration, which will get under way the same day.The daylong event will be capped at 7:30 p.m. with a special program at Wasatch High School auditorium. Jessie L. Embry, director f the oral history program, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University, will deliver the Statehood Day address. Her presentation is titled, "A Tiny Ripple: The Growth of Heber City and the Wasatch Wave."

The day's activities will include tours of historic buildings in Heber City and Midway, a ride on the Heber Creeper and a number of lectures.

Chartered buses will provide round-trip transportation from the Historical Society museum, 300 Rio Grande (Fourth West).

Statehood Day activities are open to the public. For more information, including transportation costs, call Craig Fuller at 533-7037.