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CenterPoint Legacy Theatre will stage a production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," which runs Nov. 24-Dec. 16.

MUSIC/DANCE

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Woods Cross High School, 600 W. 2200 South, Woods Cross, $20-$25, donations to the Bountiful Food Pantry will be accepted in the lobby (801-298-6100 or barjchuckwagon.com)

“The Nutcracker Ballet,” Julie Moffitt Ballet School, Dec. 1-2 and 4, 7 p.m., Dec. 2, noon, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $10-$14 (866-472-4627 or egyptiantheaterogden.com)

Wi-Fi(ve): “Let it Snow ... Songs of the Season,” Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Alpine Church, 254 W. 2675 North, Layton, free (801-546-8575 or davisarts.org)

“Celebration of Christmas,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 3 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $12-$17 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“Christmas Around the World,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Marriott Center, BYU, Provo, $16-$22 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“An Evening with Johanna Jones and Jordan Kamalu,” Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $8 (sandy.utah.gov)

Harp Ensemble, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Gardner Concert Hall, U., free (801-851-6762 or music.utah.edu)

“A Little Jazz with Your Mistletoe” with Dan Waldis and Allison Ottley, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $17.50 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $25-$30 (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $18 (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

Saint-Saens’ “Organ Symphony," Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$83 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

“Sojourn,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Sorensen Center, UVU, Orem, $10 for general, $5 for students and children ages 12-18 (801-863-8610 or uvu.edu/arts)

The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Dec. 1 and 3, 8 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, free (801-537-1412 or facebook.com/saltlakechildrenschoir)

“Sounds of the Season” benefit concert, Dec. 2, 2 and 7 p.m., Bingham High School, 2160 W. 10400 South, South Jordan, free, suggested donation of $3 per person or $10 per family (sojochoralarts.org)

Southwest Symphony Messiah Concert, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.; Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, free (435-652-7800 or dsutix.com)

“A Country Christmas with In Cahoots,” Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $10 (sandy.utah.gov)

A Covey Center Christmas, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $18 (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

Nathan Pacheco Christmas Tour, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $25-$49 (tickets.utah.edu)

Charlie Parr with Them Coulee Boys, Dec. 2, 9 p.m., The State Room, 638 S. State, $16 (801-596-3560 or thestateroom.com)

Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 2-30, dates and times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $19-$97 (801-869-6920 or balletwest.org)

Annual Advent Lessons and Carols, Dec. 3, 4 p.m., St. Mark's Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, donations to benefit Hildegarde’s Food Pantry and Family Promise (801-755-4939 or stmarksutah.org)

Weber State University Combined Choirs and Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert, Dec. 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 514 24th Street, Ogden, $6-$7, family discount available (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

Weber State University String Project and Ogden Youth Orchestra, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

Lower Lights Christmas Concert, Dec. 4-5 and 7-9, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $16-$30 (801-581-7100 or tickets.utah.edu)

“The Snow Queen Ballet,” Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $10 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Wasatch Chorale: “Messiah” Sing and Play Along, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., NuSkin Innovation Center, 75 W. Center, Provo, free (wasatchchorale.org)

Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

“Celebrate” with Utah Chamber Artists, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Gardner Concert Hall, U., $10-$17.50 (801-572-2010 or utahchamberartists.org)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 4-5, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, $20-$35 (dsutix.com)

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, free (provolibrary.com)

West Pointe Holiday Concert, Dec. 5, 7:15 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $8 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Weber State University String Chamber Ensembles, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, free (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

Weber State Chamber Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, WSU, Ogden, $6-$7 (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

FM100.3 Christmas with Eclipse 6, Dec. 7-9 and 11, 7 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $12-$27 (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

“Sing Choir of Angels,” Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., NuSkin Innovation Center, 75 W. Center, Provo, $10 for general, $5 for students and children ages 12-18 (801-863-8797 or uvu.universitytickets.com)

University of Utah Jazz Ensemble, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Christmas Concerts on Temple Square, through Dec. 23, times vary, various locations on Temple Square, free (templesquare.com/events)

GETTING OUT

Festival of Trees, Dec. 1-2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State, Sandy, $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and children ages 2-11 (festivaloftreesutah.org)

Christkindlmarkt, Dec. 1-2, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 Sunnyside Ave., free (christkindlmarkt-slc.com)

PTA Holiday Craft Fair, Dec. 1, 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Middle Canyon Elementary School, 751 E. 1000 North, Tooele, free (435-833-1907 or middlecanyonelementary.tooeleschools.org)

The Reindeer Express, Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m., Indoor Riding Arena, USU South Farm Complex, 3580 South Hwy 89/91, Wellsville, free (vetmed.usu.edu)

Lighted Christmas Cruise on the Provo River, Dec. 1-23, Friday-Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:30-9 p.m., CLAS Ropes Course, 3606 W. Center, Provo, $8 (801-373-8897 or clasropes.com)

Light the Night, Dec. 1, 6:30-8 p.m., South Jordan City Plaza, 1600 Towne Center Drive, South Jordan, free (801-466-4357 or sjc.utah.gov)

Helper Electric Light Parade, Dec. 1-2, 7 p.m., 73 S. Main, Helper, free (435-650-4180 or utahschristmastown.com)

Jingle Bell Run, Dec. 2, 8 a.m., Highland High School, 2166 S. 1700 East, Sugar House, prices vary (jbr.org/saltlakecity)

“Understanding the Visual Language of Photography” with Guy Tal, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon, Salt Lake Community College, Miller Free Enterprise Center, 9750 S. 300 West, Sandy, $10 (wasatchcameraclub.com)

Holiday Market, Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, U., free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

Manila Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 2, 5-6:30 p.m., Manila Senior Center, 165 E. Highway 43, Manila, free (manilautah.com)

Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., County Courthouse, Main, Moab, free (allmoab.com)

WWE Live, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Maverik Center, 3200 Decker Lane Drive, West Valley City, $20-$105 (801-988-8800 or maverikcenter.com)

“Shaman Dreams” Glow Yoga, Dec. 2, 8 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Best Monday Ever” pop-up event, Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Publik Coffee Roasters, 975 S. West Temple, free (facebook.com/slackhq/events)

Winter Market, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 5-9 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

Christmas Tree Lighting and Walk with Santa, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m., Family Fitness Center, 5415 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-955-4000 or www.wvc-ut.gov)

“Branded PC,” Dec. 4-8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Dec. 9-10, noon-5 p.m., Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, free (435-647-9747 or brandedpc.org)

Christmas Tree Lane, Dec. 5-9, times vary, Sevier Valley Center, 800 W. 200 South, Richfield, free (435-896-4241 or richfieldareachamber.com)

Candlelight Christmas, Dec. 8-23, Monday-Saturday, 5-9 p.m., This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 Sunnyside Ave., $5 (thisistheplace.org)

Christmas in the Canyon, through Dec. 23, Monday-Saturday, dusk-9 p.m., closed Nov. 28-30, Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, free, other activities $2-$7 (tuacahn.org)

Choreographed Light Show, through Dec. 25, 5 p.m., Valley Fair Mall, 3601 S. Constitution Blvd., West Valley City, free (shopvalleyfairmall.com)

Elf Displays and Lights, through Dec. 26, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan, free (801-566-8903 or gardnervillage.com)

Christmas in Color, through Dec. 30, Friday-Saturday, 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m., closed Sunday, Provo Towne Centre, 1200 Towne Center Blvd., Provo, and Salt Lake County Equestrian Park, 2100 W. 11400 South, South Jordan, $25 per vehicle Monday-Thursday; $30 per vehicle, Friday-Saturday, weekend pricing Dec. 18-Dec. 23, purchase tickets online (christmasincolor.net)

Luminaria, through Dec. 30, excluding Sundays, 5-9 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, $17-$20 for adults, $12-$15 for adult member, $13-$15 for children, $10-$12 for child member (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

Zoo Lights, Friday, Saturday and Monday, through Dec. 30, closed Christmas Day, 6-8 p.m., Willow Park Zoo, 419 W. 700 South, Logan, $4 (zootah.org)

Capitol Christmas Tree, through Dec. 31, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Utah State Capitol, 350 N. State, free (utahstatecapitol.utah.gov)

Fantasy at the Bay, through Dec. 31, 5-10 p.m., closed Christmas Day, Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard, $12 per vehicle Monday-Thursday, $15 per vehicle Friday-Saturday (willardbay.utah.gov)

Zoo Lights, through Dec. 31, Thursday-Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m.; Sunday-Wednesday, 5:30-9 p.m.; closed Christmas Day, Utah’s Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., $8.95 for adults, $7.95 for seniors, $6.95 for children ages 3-12 (hoglezoo.org)

Pond Town Christmas, through Jan. 1, 2018, 5:30-11 p.m., 300 W. Main, Salem, free (salemcity.org)

“Vikings: Beyond the Legend,” through Jan. 1, 2018, Thursdays-Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, $14.95 for adults, $12.95 for seniors and ages 13-24, $9.95 for children ages 3-12, free for museum members, U. students and staff with ID (801-581-6927 or nhmu.utah.edu)

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights, through Jan. 1, 2018, 6-10 p.m., Canyon View Park, 3300 E. Powerhouse Road, Spanish Fork, $8 per car, $22 per large passenger van or vehicle towing a trailer ($22 per trailer), $30 per bus (spanishfork.org)

Layton Holiday Lights Display, through Jan. 1, 2018, dusk-11 p.m., Layton City Commons Park, 155 Wasatch Drive, Layton, free (801-336-3900 or playindavis.com)

Lights at Temple Square, through Jan. 2, 2018, dusk-10 p.m., Temple Square, 50 N. Temple, free (templesquare.com)

Ogden’s Christmas Village, through Jan. 1, 2018, 5 p.m.-midnight, Ogden Municipal Gardens, 343 25th St., Ogden, free (visitogden.com)

“Christmas in the Wizarding World,” through Jan. 31, 2018, times vary, The Shops at South Town, 10450 S. State, Sandy, free (shopsatsouthtown.com)

Rio Grande Winter Market, Saturdays through April 21, 2018, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande St., free (slcfarmersmarket.org)

American folk dance lessons, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Glendale Library, 1375 S. Concord St., free (801-414-4723)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“Jack and the Beanstalk,” Dec. 1-2, 6:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Noorda Regional Theatre, UVU, Orem, $5 (801-863-4636 or uvu.edu/arts)

“A Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1-18, 7 p.m., Draper Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, Draper, $10-$15 for adults, $6-$12 for seniors and military, $7-$10 for children ages 12 and under (801-572-4144 or drapertheatre.org)

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” Dec. 1-16, dates vary, 7 p.m., Lehi Arts Center, 685 N. Center, Lehi, $6-$8 (801-369-8806 or lehicityarts.com)

“Wizard of Oz: National Tour,” Dec. 1, 8 p.m.; Dec. 2, 1 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $44-$63 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

“A Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1-23, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $34-$45 for adults, $18-$20 for youths in grades K-12, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1-23, dates and times vary, Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, $19 for adults, $17 for seniors, $12 for students with ID and children ages 12 and younger (855-944-2787 or theziegfeldtheater.com)

“Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical,” Dec. 1-16, dates and times vary, SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $14 for adults, $12 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (scera.org)

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Dec. 1-9, dates and times vary, Chase Fine Arts Center, USU, Logan, $8-$13 (cca.usu.edu/theatre)

“Newsies,” Dec. 1-20, dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $42-$69 (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)

“White Christmas,” Dec. 1-18, dates and times vary, Old Barn Community Theatre, 3605 Bigler Road, Collinston, $8-$9 (435-458-2276 or oldbarn.org)

“The Forgotten Carols,” Dec. 2, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Logan High School, 162 W. 100 South, Logan, $18-$30 (forgottencarols.com)

“The Forgotten Carols,” Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Dee Events Center, WSU, Ogden, $12-$36.50 (forgottencarols.com)

“The Bodyguard: The Musical,” Dec. 5-7, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m.; Dec. 10, 1 and 6:30 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $30-$100 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“The Forgotten Carols,” Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7, 4 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, $19.50-$36.50 (forgottencarols.com)

“Five Carols for Christmas,” Dec. 7-18, dates and times vary, Midvale Performing Arts Center, 695 W. 7720 South, Midvale, $8 for general, $5 for children ages 12 and younger and seniors (801-294-1242 or sugarfactoryplayhouse.com)

“The Pied Piper: The Musical,” Dec. 7-9 and 11, 7 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $5 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“Amahl and the Night Visitors” and “A Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $20 for adults, $17 for seniors (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

“A Bundle of Trouble,” Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 4 p.m., Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, call for ticket availability (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“Deluge,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Browning Center, Allred Theater, WSU, Ogden, $11-$13 (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

“White Rabbit Red Rabbit,” Dec. 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $20 for general, $5 for U. students with ID, $10 for other students and youths under age 19, children under age 6 not admitted (801-581-7100 or utahpresents.org)

“Into the Woods,” through Dec. 9, dates and times vary, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $14-$26 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“The Bridges of Madison County,” through Dec. 10, dates and times vary, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $20, mature audiences only, according to artsaltlake.org (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” through Dec. 16, dates and times vary, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $15 (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“A Christmas Carol: The Musical,” through Dec. 16, dates and times vary, Heritage Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry, $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children under 13, children under age 4 not permitted (435-723-8392 or heritagetheatreutah.com)

“A Christmas Carol,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem $18-$24 for adults, $14-$18 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

“A Christmas Carol: The Musical,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, $19.50-$27 for adults, $17.50-$24.50 for seniors and students (801-298-1302 or centerpointtheatre.org)

“Plaid Tidings,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $16 for general, $14 for students, seniors and military (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

“Scrooge: A Christmas Carol,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $12-$14 for adults, $11-$13 for students and seniors, $9-$11 for children ages 12 and younger (801-393-0070 or terraceplayhouse.com)

“Star Ward Christmas,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“Christmas Vacation: The Polarized Express,” through Dec. 30, dates and times vary, Desert Star, 4861 S. State, Murray, $28.95 for adults, $14.95-$18.95 for children under age 12 (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

“Plaid Tidings,” through Dec. 30, dates and times vary, Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington, $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $17 for children and students ages 5-17, children under age 5 not admitted (435-251-8000 or brighamsplayhouse.com)

“Savior of the World,” through Dec. 30, dates and times vary, Conference Center Theater, Temple Square, $10 (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events)

“Aida,” through Jan. 20, 2018, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $39 for adults, $18 for youths in grades K-12, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

COMEDY

Jeff Dunham “Passively Aggressive,” Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $56 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

“Christmas with the Kranks,” Dec. 4, 6 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love,” Dec. 5, 10 a.m., SCERA, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (scera.org)

“Elf,” Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., free (provolibrary.com)

“Finding Home: Utah’s Refugee Story,” Dec. 6, 7 p.m., Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, free (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org)

“Follies,” Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, $15-$20 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Jungle Book,” Dec. 2, 4 p.m., Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, free (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org)

“The Lives of Others,” Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, free (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Louis and Luca and the Snow Machine,” Dec. 2, 11 a.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South; and Dec. 4, 4 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“New York City Ballet: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker,” Dec. 2-3 and 5, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $6 for children, $12.50 for adults (megaplextheatres.com)

“The Polar Express,” Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“The Room,” Dec. 1-2, 11 p.m., Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, $10 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Sacred,” Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“Served Like a Girl,” Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“Sleeping Beauty,” Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“Sum of Histories,” Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, $6.75-$9.25 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Three Men and a Baby,” Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“White Christmas,” Dec. 3, 2 p.m.; Dec. 6, 2 and 7 p.m., select Cinemark Theatres, $6.75-$9.75 (cinemark.com/white-christmas)

“Yogi’s First Christmas,” Dec. 7, 6 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

BOOK SIGNINGS

Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, Chris Ames, author of “An American Homeless in Paris,” Dec. 7, 7 p.m. (801-521-3819 or kensandersbooks.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Jennifer Adams, author of “The Nutcracker: A BabyLit Dancing Primer,” Dec. 2, 11 a.m.; Emily Arnold McCully, author of “Mirette on the Highwire,” Dec. 3, 2 p.m.; Lisa Mitzel, author of “Focused and On Fire: The Athlete's Guide to Mental Training and Kicking Butt,” Dec. 5, 7 p.m.; and a holiday party with authors Lindsay Eagar, Hikmet Loe, Paula Longhurst, Amy Newbold and Greg Newbold, Ella Joy Olsen, Gerda Saunders, Gabriel Tallent, Robert Terashima, Blake Spalding and Jen Castle, Dec. 7, 5 p.m (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

North Logan Library, 475 E. 2500 South, Logan, Jennifer A. Nielsen, author of “The Traitor’s Game,” Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Provo City Library at Academy Square, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Erin Summerill, author of “Ever the Brave,” Dec. 5, 7 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, C. M. Wendelboe, author of “Hunting the Five Point Killer,” Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. (801-328-2586 or wellerbookworks.com)

FOOD CLASSES

“Feeding Venezuela: Chocolate and Art,” Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m., HERE Provo, 26 W. Center, Provo, $20 (facebook.com/tabletotable)

Kneaders Bakery and Cafe will celebrate their 20th anniversary on Dec. 2. In conjunction with the occasion, Kneaders is offering a variety of prizes, including a paid trip to King Arthur Four Baking School in Burlington, Washington, according to a news release. Visit instagram.com/kneaders from Dec. 2-14 to find instructions for entering the giveaway.

“Best Monday Ever” pop-up event, Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Publik Coffee Roasters, 975 S. West Temple, free (facebook.com/slackhq/events)

USU Extension Food Sense class, Dec. 6, 6-7 p.m., Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, Magna; and Dec. 7, 7-8 p.m., Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, free (385-468-4820 or extension.usu.edu/saltlake)

ART GALLERIES AND CLASSES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

A Gallery, 1321 S. 2100 East, Holiday Group Show, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (801-583-4800)

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Jo Campbell, opening reception Dec. 1, 6 p.m.; on display Dec. 1-23 (801-628-9592)

Art Access Gallery, 230 S. 500 West, No. 125, Holiday Group Exhibit, artist reception Dec. 1, 6 p.m.; on display through Dec. 15 (801-328-0703)

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, 10th Anniversary Show, artist reception, Dec. 1, 6 p.m.; on display through Jan. 13, 2018 (801-363-4088)

David Ericson Fine Art, 418 S. 200 West, Holiday Group Show, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (801-533-8245)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, Holiday Market, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (801-596-5000)

Fringe Gallery, 345 W. Pierpont Ave., “Off the Grid,” by various artists, opening reception Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (385-202-7511)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by Robert Mellor, opening reception Dec. 1, 6 p.m.; on display Dec. 1-23 (801-666-8968)

Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, art by various artists, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (801-521-3819)

Loge Gallery at Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, “Wanderlust,” by Stephanie Saint-Thomas, through Dec. 20 (801-581-6961)

Mountain Place Gallery, 123 N. Main, Logan, “Mt. Logan Winter,” by Russ Fjeldsted, through Feb. 28, 2018 (435-752-0211)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, Summit County Traveling Art Exhibit and art by Heather Stamenov; on display Dec. 7-Feb. 25, 2018 (801-615-5600)

Relics Framemakers & Gallery, 4685 S. Holladay Blvd., art by various artists, Dec. 1, 6 p.m. (801-272-8312)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, “Spiritual and Religious Youth Arts Competition,” opening reception Dec. 2, noon; on display Dec. 2-Jan. 6 (801-489-2727)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” a World Golf Hall of Fame Exhibit, opening reception Dec. 7, 6 p.m.; on display Dec. 7-April 28, 2018 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, South Campus Drive, “Go West: Art of the American Frontier,” art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West; on display Dec. 3-March 11, 2018, $18.95 for adults, $15.95 for youths ages 6-18 and seniors, free for members, U. students and staff (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Alice Gallery, 17 E. South Temple, “Father/Artist,” by various artists, through Jan. 12, 2018 (801-245-7270)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Meditations on Ennui,” by Virginia Johnson, through Jan. 11, 2018 (801-594-8611)

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, “24: Is This Lesly?” by Lesly Abolos-Ambriz, through Dec. 27 (801-594-8623)

Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, “Current,” by various artists, through Feb. 9, 2018 (801-533-5760)

Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, “Joseph Paul Vorst: A Retrospective,” through April 15, 2018 (801-240-3310)

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 E. F St., “The Color of Places,” by Cookie Allred, through Dec. 20 (801-594-8651)

David Dee Fine Arts, 1709 E. 1300 South, “Works on Paper,” by various artists, through Dec. 1 (801-589-8143)

Draw Inc. Gallery, 752 6th Ave., “Community,” by Amelia Davis, Michael Klekas, Candice Rigtrup, Kristen Packard, Jamie Workman, Adelaide Ryder and Emma Ryder, through Jan. 19, 2018 (801-893-2404)

Gale Center, 10300 Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, art by Rachelle Knight, through Dec. 21 (801-446-4357)

George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Gallery, SLCC South City Campus, 1575 S. State, Faculty Art Show, through Jan. 10, 2018 (801-957-4073)

God Hates Robots, 314 W. 300 South, “Pre-Ten-Tious,” by Benjamin Wiemeyer and Trevor Muhler, through Dec. 31 (801-596-3370)

Horne Fine Art, 142 E. 800 South, “Celebrating Phyllis Horne,” by Phyllis Horne, and “Ballet to Tango: Exploring the Art of Dance,” by Karen Horne, through Dec. 23 (801-910-2088)

The Macaroni Gallery, 244 S. 500 West, art by Bill Stockdale, Marguerite H. Roberts, Mick Lownds and Kathy Rodman, through Nov. 30 (801-554-8170)

Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, “Doublespeak,” by Jerry Hardesty, through Dec. 29 (801-594-8680)

Modern West Fine Art, 177 E. 200 South, Holiday Exhibit, through Jan. 13, 2018 (801-355-3383)

Phillips Gallery, 444 E. 200 South, Annual Winter Group Show, through Jan. 12, 2018 (801-364-8284)

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Glass Art Show, by The Glass Art Guild of Utah, through Dec. 17 (801-585-0556)

Rio Gallery, 300 S. 455 West, Statewide Annual Art Show, by Utah artists, through Jan. 12, 2018 (801-245-7272)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “I Would Rather Wear a Cape,” by Drew Grella; “Alien Matters,” by Kristina Lenzi; and “Morning Walk,” by David N. LeCheminant, through Jan. 5, 2018 (801-524-8200)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, “Spiritual and Religious Youth Arts Competition,” opening reception Dec. 2, noon; on display Dec. 2-Jan. 6 (801-489-2727)

Urban Arts Gallery, 137 S. Rio Grande St., “Seeing the Sacred,” by various artists, through Dec. 3 (801-651-3937)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “whereABOUTS,” by Jaime Salvador Castillo and Michael Anthony Garcia, through Dec. 9; “Cities of Conviction,” UMOCA’s first all-Saudi Arabian show, through Jan. 6, 2018; and “Dark Sun,” by Anna Betbeze, and “Artifacts for the 23rd Century,” by Carol Sogard, through Jan. 14, 2018 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, South Campus Drive, “Ascension,” by Casey Parkinson, through Jan. 6, 2018; “Here, Here,” by Lisa and Janelle Iglesias, through Jan. 28, 2018; and art by Spencer Finch, through July 2018 (801-581-7332)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

Authentique Gallery, 199 N. Main, St. George, Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show, through Dec. 9 (435-688-7278)

Brigham City Museum of Art and History, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, “Ode to Light,” by various artists, through Jan. 13, 2018 (435-226-1439)

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, “We Revolve Ceaseless,” by Aundrea Frahm, through April 14, 2018; and “Other Worlds,” by M.C. Escher, through May 19, 2018 (801-422-8287)

Gallery MAR, 436 Main, Park City, “Forging Ahead,” by Bridgette Meinhold and Bryon Draper, through Dec. 23 (435-649-3001)

Granary Art Center, 86 N. Main, Ephraim, “Destination Unknown,” by Jean Richardson; “Second Nature,” by Sarah Malakoff; and “Signaling Techniques,” by Kelly Sears, through Jan. 26, 2018 (435-283-3456)

Illume Gallery of Fine Art, 29 W. 200 North, St. George, Oil Painters of American Western Regional Show, through Dec. 9 (801-210-2853)

Logan Fine Art Gallery, 60 W. 100 North, Logan, "Fall Salon," by various artists, through Jan. 2, 2018 (435-753-0333)

Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, art by Kathy Puzey, through Dec. 2 (801-621-7595)

Park City Museum, 528 Main, Park City, “The Way We Worked,” Smithsonian traveling exhibition, through Jan. 15, 2018 (435-649-7457)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, “Rarely Seen,”a National Geographic exhibit, through Dec. 29 (801-852-6650)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, “The Gift of Art” miniature show, by various artists, through Dec. 21 (southernutahartguild.com)

Sears Art Museum Gallery, 155 S. University Ave., Dixie State University, St. George, “Mapping: Poetics of Utah Expression,” by various artists, through Dec. 8 (435-652-7909)

Snow College Art Gallery, 150 College Ave., Ephraim, 2017 SCYA Faculty Biennial Exhibition, through Dec. 15 (435-283-7000)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, 32nd Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, through Jan. 10, 2018, “Wit and Whimsy: Off the deep end,” by local artists, through May 19, 2018; and “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)

Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E. University Parkway No. 250, Orem, art by UVU faculty members, through Dec. 9 (801-863-4200)

ART CLASSES AND EVENTS

"Snow Days," Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-noon, Kimball Visual Art Center, Shaw Gallery, WSU, Ogden, free (weber.edu/artanddesign)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Youth Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1-2, 4:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 10 a.m. and noon, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $9 for adults, $7 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

"The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs," Dec. 1-29, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $26 for adults, $16 for children (saltlakeactingcomopany.org)

“Jack and the Beanstalk,” Dec. 2, 1 and 4 p.m., Hillcrest Jr. High School, 178 E. 5300 South, Murray, $5 each or $25 for family of 6 (murray.utah.gov)

Cookies and Milk with Santa, Dec. 2, 6 p.m., Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, $5 for general, free for members, tickets required (801-394-9663 or treehousemuseum.org)

“Wild Wednesdays: Who’s a Buteo?” Dec. 6, 3:45-4:15 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children ages 2-11, free for members (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

“Elf the Musical Jr.,” Dec. 7-9, 7 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $14 for adults, $9 for youths ages 17 and younger (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

“Pied Piper the Musical,” Dec. 7-9 and 11, 7 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $5 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

Ring Around the Rose: Ariel Arts of Utah, Dec. 9, 11 a.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $5.50 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Winter Wonderland,” Dec. 9, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (801-225-2787 or scera.org)

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," through Jan. 6, 2018, Fridays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $16 (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

LIBRARIES

Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, a preschool dance party, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. (801-594-8680)

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, soda ring snowflake craft for teens, Dec. 1, 4 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, Kearns, a visit from Santa, Nov. 1, 6 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, a free screening of “Elf,” Dec. 1, 7 p.m.; a creative dance class for children ages 3-6, Dec. 2, 10 and 11 a.m., registration required; and a paint party for teens, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. (801-852-6650)

Herriman Library, 5380 Herriman Rose Blvd., a visit from Santa, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Ruth Vine Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood Street, Midvale, read with a dog, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, a visit from Santa, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, “The Littlest Elf” puppet show, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, a free screening of “Babes in Toyland,” Dec. 2, 12:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Dog Day Afternoons: Lincoln’s Retirement Party,” Dec. 2, 1 p.m.; ugly sweater craft, Dec. 2, 2 p.m., bring a sweater to decorate; and “Scientific Saturdays: Slime,” Dec. 2, 2 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., East Millcreek, read with a dog, Dec. 2, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 F Street, chocolate tasting for teens, Dec. 2, 4 p.m., registration required (801-594-8651)

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, “The Nutcracker Experience,” Dec. 2, 4 p.m. (801-229-7050)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, a free screening of “The Jungle Book,” Dec. 2, 4 p.m. (435-615-5600)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Kneaders Bakery and Cafe will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Dec. 2. In conjunction with the occasion, Kneaders is offering a variety of prizes including a paid trip to King Arthur Four Baking School in Burlington, Washington, according to a news release. From Dec. 2-14, customers can find instructions for entering the giveaway at instagram.com/kneaders.

Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, will host auditions for “Twelfth Night” and “In the Heights,” according to a news release. Auditions for “Twelfth Night” will be Dec. 1. Auditions for members of the Actors’ Equity Association will be from 1-2 p.m. Open auditions will be from 2-5 p.m. Callbacks will be Saturday, Dec. 2. Auditions for “In the Heights,” will be Dec. 2. Auditions for Equity actors will be from 2-3 p.m. Open auditions will be from 3-6 p.m. Auditions for “In the Heights” will be held at the West Fine Arts Building, across the street from the theater. All auditioners should bring a headshot and resume. Auditioners should sign up for an audition time in room 325 at the Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Sides will be available at that time. No phone calls please. Rehearsal dates for “Twelfth Night” will be March 5-19, 2018, with performance dates March 30-April 14. Rehearsal dates for “In the Heights” will be March 5-15, followed by performances March 16-17. Visit pioneertheatre.org/contact-us/audition-information for more details.

Sandy Arts Guild will host auditions for “The Nerd,” Dec. 5-6, 7-8:30 p.m. at Sandy City Parks and Rec, 440 E. 8680 South, Sandy. All parts are open including roles for four men and two women ages 18 and older as well as one child approximately 8 years of age. Reservations are recommended but not required. Auditioners should come prepared with 30-45 seconds on contemporary comedic monologue. Those auditioning should also bring a photo and resume along with a list of scheduling conflicts Dec. 5-March 3. The show will play Friday and Saturday evenings, Feb. 16-March 3, 2018. For more information including an audition form and a link to registration, search Sandy Arts Guild at sandy.utah.gov. Inquiries can be sent to kmarsden@sandy.utah.gov or by phone at 801-568-6068.

Repertory Dance Theatre is accepting submissions from choreographers for RDT’s Regalia Choreography Competition through Dec. 8, according to a news release. Proposals will be accepted from choreographers working as professionals or pre-professionals ages 20 and older. The announcement of the selected submissions will be made Jan. 1. The four selected competitors will advance and compete for the commission by creating a five- to seven-minute work in four hours on Feb. 24, 2018, during RDT’s Regalia event. The winner of the Regalia competition will be awarded a commission of $3,000 during the 2018-19 season to create a piece 10-12 minutes in length featuring eight dancers. The deadline for submission is Dec. 8. Visit rdtutah.org/shows/regalia2018 for more information including submission requirements.

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