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Lindsey Stirling plays the violin while performing her freestyle number on "Dancing With the Stars." Stirling will perform at the Eccles Theater on Dec. 12.

MUSIC/DANCE

Lower Lights Christmas Concert, Dec. 8-9, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $16-$30 (801-581-7100 or tickets.utah.edu)

Carols of Joy Christmas Concert, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Midvalley Bible Church, 13985 S. 2700 West, Bluffdale $5-$10 (utahphil.org)

“A Christmas Eve with Aubree Liz and Friends,” Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $10 (sandy.utah.gov)

Draper Philharmonic and Choral Society: “King of Kings,” Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Midvale Middle School, 7852 S. Pioneer St., Midvale, $3-$9, bring a nonperishable food item or new, unwrapped toy for $1 off (draperphilharmonic.org)

The Piano Guys, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., Vivint Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, $24-$175 (vivintarena.com)

Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with Louis Lortie, Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$83 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

“Dance to the Holidays” with Karina Smirnoff and Tony Dovolani, Dec. 8, 8 p.m., 970 N. State Road 32, Kamas, $35-$65 (dejoriacenter.com)

Joshua Creek Christmas Concert, Dec. 9, 2 and 8 p.m., The Bumbleberry Theater, 897 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, $10 (joshuacreekmusic.com)

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

Aspen Winds: “A Classical Christmas,” Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

“A Sleigh Ride for Two with Josh and Lindsay Wright,” Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall, 10000 S. Centennial Parkway, Sandy, $12 (sandy.utah.gov)

“Vivaldi by Candlelight” benefit concert, Dec. 9, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., $25-$125 (801-832-3270 or utahdiplomacy.com)

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers, Dec. 10, 4:30 p.m., Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, free (801-489-2700 or smofa.org)

Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 10-11, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Center, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City, free, but tickets are required, no babies admitted as concerts are recorded (435-233-8213 or myosu.org)

Timpanogos Chorale Christmas Concert, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., American Fork Library, 64 S. 100 East, American Fork, $5 (801-763-3070 or afcity.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., Logan High School, 162 W. 100 South, Logan, $15-$20 (ryanshupe.com)

West Valley Symphony of Utah, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5108 or culturalcelebration.org)

“Finding Christmas” with Gentri and the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Dec. 11, 8 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $30-$150 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Holiday Hits with Midtown Men and the Utah Symphony, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $29-$85 (801-533-6683 or utahsymphony.org)

“Warmer in the Winter” with Lindsey Stirling, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $45-$210 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Bar J Wranglers Christmas Concert, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Cox Performing Arts Center, DSU, St. George, $18-$22 (435-652-7800 or dsutix.com)

“ReduxNut-Cracker,” Odyssey Dance Theatre, Dec. 13-23, dates and times vary, Kingsbury Hall, U., $25.50-$45.50 (tickets.utah.edu )

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, 3950 W. Campus Drive, Ogden, $11.25-$45 (801-399-9214 or symphonyballet.org)

Kurt Bestor Christmas with Jenny Oaks Baker, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 15-16, 8 p.m.; Dec. 16, 2 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $25-$57.50 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-A-Long, Dec. 14-16, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 17, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $12-$15 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

Ryan Shupe and the RubberBand Christmas Concert, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Zermatt, Zermatt Resort, 784 Resort Drive, Midway, $18 (ryanshupe.com)

Valley Jazz Ensemble with Lemoyne Taylor, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert, Dec. 14-16, 8 p.m., Conference Center, Temple Square, free but tickets are sold out, a standby line will form at the north gate approximately two hours prior to each concert (lds.org/events)

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

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

GETTING OUT

“Branded PC,” Dec. 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)

Logan Gallery Walk and Parade of Gingerbread Homes, Dec. 8, 4:30-9 p.m., downtown Logan, free (cachearts.org/gallerywalk)

Live Interactive Nativity, Dec. 8-9, 7 p.m., Smith Acres Farm, 20 N. 300 West, Newton, free, bring a canned food for a free ornament and wear a nativity costume for a free ornament (435-754-7168 or search “Smith Acres Farm Newton” on Facebook)

Christmas Tree Lane, Dec. 8-9, times vary, Sevier Valley Center, 800 W. 200 South, Richfield, free (435-896-4241 or richfieldareachamber.com)

The Shroud of Turin 2017 Conference, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-noon; Dec. 10, 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Calvary Salt Lake, 460 W. Century Drive, free (801-264-9999 or calvaryslc.org)

“Skiing and Birds,” Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Albion Grill 10520 E. Day Lodge Road, Alta, $20-$65 (tracyaviary.org)

Christmas Light Parade, Dec. 9, 6 p.m., 500 S. Main, Richfield, free (435-896-4241 or richfieldareachamber.com)

Winter Market, Dec. 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)

The Uncalled for Trio: “A Holiday Storytelling Show,” Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, $9.50-$12.50 (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

Candlelight Christmas, through Dec. 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., Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, free, other activities $2-$7 (tuacahn.org)

Lighted Christmas Cruise on the Provo River, through Dec. 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)

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

“Annie,” Dec. 8-23, dates and times vary, Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna, $10 (801-347-7373 or empresstheatre.com)

“Juanito Bandito’s Christmas Carol,” Dec. 8-9 and 11-12, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 3 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan, $20-$28 for adults, $16-$24 for children ages 3-11 (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

"A Christmas Carol," Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, free (provolibrary.com)

"The Watchman and The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey," Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Olpin Union, Little Theatre, U., free (facebook.com/BabcockPerformingReaders)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“The Bridges of Madison County," Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9-10, 2 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, $20, mature audiences only, according to artsaltlake.org (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Into the Woods," Dec. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU, Provo, $14-$26 (801-422-2981 or arts.byu.edu)

“Much Ado About Nothing," Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Chase Fine Arts Center, USU, Logan, $8-$13 (cca.usu.edu/theatre)

“The Bodyguard: The Musical," 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 Pied Piper: The Musical,” Dec. 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)

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

“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)

“Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical,” through Dec. 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)

“Five Carols for Christmas,” through Dec. 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)

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

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

“A Christmas Carol,” through Dec. 23, dates vary, 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)

“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,” through Dec. 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 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)

“A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol,” through Dec. 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)

“Fairy Tale Christmas,” through Dec. 23, dates and times vary, Tuacahn Hafen Theater, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins, $29-$39 (tuacahn.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)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

"Arthur Christmas," Dec. 8-14, times vary, Movies 9, 9539 S. 700 East, Sandy, $1.75-$2.25 (cinemark.com)

"The Jade Pendant," Dec. 8-9, 7:25 and 10 p.m.; Dec. 10, 7:50 p.m.; Dec. 11-13, 8 p.m., AMC West Jordan 12, 1600 W. Fox Park Drive, West Jordan, $5.99-$8.99 (amctheatres.com)

“Black Cover,” Dec. 9-10, times vary, select Megaplex Theatres, $10 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Before Your Time,” Dec. 8-9 and 11-13, times vary, Legacy Crossing, 1075 W. Legacy Crossing Blvd., Centerville, $6.75-$9.75 (megaplextheatres.com)

“Come to the Stable,” Dec. 12, 10 a.m., SCERA, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (scera.org)

“Courtship of Eddie’s Father,” Dec. 13, 2 p.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-524-8200 or slcpl.org)

“Elf,” Dec. 9, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, free (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner," Dec. 10 and 13, times vary, select Cinemark Theatres, $6.25-$8.75 (cinemark.com/tcm)

“Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution,” Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. Broadway, free (utahfilmcenter.org)

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World,” Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

“Louis and Luca and the Snow Machine," Dec. 9, 2 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (utahfilmcenter.org)

“The Muppet Christmas Carol,” Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas,” Dec. 9, 10:15, 10:45 and 11:15 a.m., Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, free (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“The Polar Express,” Dec. 9, 10:30 and 11 a.m., Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, free (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“The Power of Song,” Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Brewvies, 677 S. 200 West, $10, free for KRCL members with ID (brewvies.com)

“The Room,” Dec. 8-9, 11 p.m.; Dec. 10, noon, Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, $10 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“The Santa Clause 2,” Dec. 14, 6 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

“The Sound of Music,” Dec. 9, 2 and 6:30 p.m., Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, $15 (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

“Tania Libre,” Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, U., free (utahfilmcenter.org)

“Twelfth Night,” Dec. 10, 1 p.m., Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, $10-$20 (435-615-5600 or parkcityfilmseries.com)

“The Ultimate Gift,” Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, free (801-229-7050 or oremlibrary.org)

“The Year Without a Santa Claus,” Dec. 11, 6 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org)

BOOK SIGNINGS

Davis County Library South Branch, 725 S. Main, Bountiful, Judge Thomas L. Kay, author of “One Silent, Holy Night,” Dec. 14, 7 p.m. (801-295-8732 or daviscountyutah.gov/library)

Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S. 200 East, Jeremy Pugh, author of “100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before you Die,” Dec. 12, 7 p.m. (801-521-3819 or kensandersbooks.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Erin Summerill, author of “Ever the Brave,” Dec. 8, 7 p.m.; and Jake Parker, author of “The 12 Sleighs of Christmas,” Dec. 9, 11 a.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square, Susan Lehmann, author of “Visions of Ted Bundy: The Psychic and the Omega Chi Murders,” Dec. 9, 3 p.m. (801-328-2586 or wellerbookworks.com)

FOOD CLASSES AND EVENTS

USU Extension Food Sense classes, Dec. 13, 6-7 p.m., Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, Magna (385-468-4820 or extension.usu.edu/saltlake)

Veneto Ristorante Italiano, 370 E. 900 South, Santa Lucia Celebration, Dec. 13, 12:30-11:30 p.m. (801-359-0708 or venetoslc.com)

Chipotle Mexican Grill will donate 50 percent of their proceeds to Toys for Tots on food purchased Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10:45 a.m.-10 p.m., according to a news release. Customers can mention Toys for Tots at the time of their purchase to participate in the fundraiser. For more information, call 800-244-7685 or visit toysfortots.org.

ART GALLERIES AND CLASSES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

Lamplight Art Gallery, 170 S. Main, Bountiful, art by Cherilyn Fisher, opening reception Dec. 8, 7 p.m. (801-298-0290)

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)

Art Access Gallery, 230 S. 500 West, No. 125, Holiday Group Exhibit, through Dec. 15 (801-328-0703)

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, 10th Anniversary Show, through Jan. 13, 2018 (801-363-4088)

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, 600 E. 900 South, “Current,” Pacific Island art 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)

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)

Fringe Gallery, 345 W. Pierpont Ave., “Swen of the Wirble,” by Banyan Fierer and Christo Allegra, through Dec. 20 (385-202-7511)

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)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by Robert Mellor, through Dec. 23 (801-666-8968)

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)

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

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, “Ex Libris,” bookplates from special collections, through Jan. 14, 2018; “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)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” a World Golf Hall of Fame Exhibit, through April 28, 2018 (801-965-5100)

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, “Go West: Art of the American Frontier,” art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West; through March 11, 2018, $18.95 for adults, $15.95 for youths ages 6-18 and seniors, free for members and U. students and staff; “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)

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Jo Campbell, through Dec. 23 (801-628-9592)

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. 15 (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)

Lamplight Art Gallery, 170 S. Main, Bountiful, art by Cherilyn Fisher, through Dec. 31 (801-298-0290)

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

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

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

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, “Spiritual and Religious Youth Arts Competition,” through Jan. 6, 2018; 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

Beaux-Arts Academy, 1082 E. 930 South, Provo, “Priceless Prints and Reproductions: Fine Art for the Masses from Rembrandt to Koons,” Dec. 14, 4-6 p.m., free (801-328-2231 or artisticarsenals.com)

Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, “Flow: The Workshop,” Dec. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. (435-649-8882 or kimballartcenter.org)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

"Santa on Towne Center Drive," Dec. 8, 6-8 p.m.; Dec. 9, 3-5 p.m., South Jordan City Plaza, 1600 Towne Center Drive, South Jordan, free (sjc.utah.gov)

"Preschool Puppet Storytime," Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $1 (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

Photos with Santa, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Double D's Tree Service, 1880 Skyline Drive, South Ogden, free (doubledstreeservice.com)

“Pied Piper the Musical,” Dec. 8-9, 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)

Breakfast with Santa, Dec. 9 and 16, 8-10 a.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $28-$35 for adults, $23-$30 for children (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.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)

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)

“Wild Wednesdays: Nature’s Hoarders,” Dec. 13, 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)

“The Grinch Steals the Museum,” Dec. 14, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $9.50 for general, $7 for seniors, free for members (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

“The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs,” through Dec. 29, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $26 for adults, $16 for children (saltlake actingcompany.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

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, a free screening of “Home Alone” and s’mores, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.; and a no bake cooking club for teens, Dec. 9, 2 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Sandy Library, 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy, “The Three Little Pigs” musical, Dec. 8, 3 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, “Santa Eggbert” with Mad Science, Dec. 8, 4 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 F Street, a free screening of “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Dec. 8, 4 p.m. (801-594-8651)

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, ornaments craft for teens, Dec. 8, 4 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, “Nutcracker Tea Party,” Dec. 9, noon (801-943-4636)

Herriman Library, 5380 Herriman Rose Blvd., “Gingerbread Challenge,” Dec. 9, 2 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, “Teen Makers: Designer Toy Workshop,” Dec. 11, 4 p.m.; and “Maker Kids: Holiday Cupcake Wars,” Dec. 14, 4:30 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, West Jordan, “The Littlest Elf” puppet show, Dec. 11, 7 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, “Teddy Bear Tea Party and Chocolate Tasting,” Dec. 12, 4 p.m., registration required (801-594-8680)

Muppet Christmas Carol,” Dec. 12, 6 p.m.; and storytelling with Mrs. Claus,” Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, “Gingerbread Jamboree,” Dec. 12, 10 a.m.; Lego play, Dec. 13, 4 p.m.; and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” release party for teens, Dec. 14, 4 p.m. (801-594-8632)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, “Gingerbread Jamboree,” Dec. 13, 11 a.m. (801-594-8611)

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, decorate the holiday tree, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. (801-594-8623)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Kneaders Bakery and Cafe celebrated 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 through Dec. 14 to find instructions for entering the giveaway.

Thai Garden Bistro, 868 E. 900 South, will be open the following hours during the holiday: Dec. 24, noon-7 p.m.; Dec. 25, noon-3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.; Dec. 31, 4-9 p.m.; and Jan. 1, 4-9 p.m. Call 801-355-8899 or visit thaigardenslc.com for more information.

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