SALT LAKE CITY — New Year’s EVE WinterFest celebrations on Temple Square include a variety of free entertainment and activities for adults, youths and children. EVE passes are not required. Other downtown events require a pass (see EVEslc.com for details).
On Monday, Dec. 29, a sing-along of children’s songs will be at 5-6 p.m. in the Assembly Hall, followed by a “Whimsical Storytelling Hour: Visions of Sugarplums” at 6-7 p.m.
On Tuesday, Dec. 30, a Winter Wonderland Concert will be at 7-9 p.m. in the Assembly Hall. Guest artists will include pianist Jed Moss, tenor Luiz Meneghin, soprano Lexi Walker, the Silver Winds Flute Ensemble and Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio.
On Wednesday, Dec. 31, there will be a variety of performances throughout the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, including in the lobby, Empire Room and Bonneville Room, and the Tabernacle from 5:30-11:45 p.m. A Broadway show tunes singalong is scheduled from 5-6 p.m. in the Assembly Hall.
Performers in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building lobby will include a piano prelude by Herbert Klopfer at 5:30 p.m.; SunShade ’n’ Rain at 6 p.m., the Swing Sisters with 1940s-era songs at 6:45 p.m.; mountain music by Fire on the Mountain at 8:10 p.m.; Ailine’s Touch of Polynesia at 9:30 p.m.; and Midlife Crisis, a classic rock ’n’ roll band, at 10:50 p.m.
In the Empire Room, scheduled performers will include: Southern gospel and bluegrass by Mountain Blue at 7:30 p.m.; Autumn Sky, performing a variety show of bluegrass, country and gospel at 8:55 p.m.; and country Western singer Mary Kaye at 10:15 p.m.
In the Bonneville Room, scheduled performers include: Ayllupura, performing South American and Andean folk music, at 7:30 p.m.; The 4 HIMS, a barbershop quartet, at 8:55 p.m.; and Heartfelt Strings, performing Broadway tunes, movie themes and light classics, at 10:15 p.m.
In the Tabernacle, scheduled performances will include: Brando Clayton, organ prelude, at 6 p.m.; Geslison Family Band, three-time national twin-fiddling champs, at 6:30 p.m.; Jennifer Hohl, Kelly DeHaan and Anne Puzey performing Broadway show tunes at 7:15 p.m.; Mercy River trio at 8 p.m.; pianist Jenny Naylor Richards at 8:45 p.m.; the tenor trio Ultimi with Isaac Hurtado, Tyler Nelson and Brian Stucki, at 9:30 p.m.; and BYU’s Vocal Point, an a cappella group, at 10:15 p.m.
A detailed schedule of groups performing, including site location and times of performances, is available at information and hostess desks throughout Temple Square or can be found online at lds.org/events and then click on “Temple Square Performances” in the right-hand column.