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Red Butte Garden will mark the winter solstice with a celebration on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon.

SALT LAKE CITY — Red Butte Garden will mark the winter solstice with a celebration on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon.

During the event, participants will learn about the solstice — which takes place on Thursday, Dec. 21 — create winter crafts, listen to stories told by a professional storyteller and make wishes at a yule log. The winter solstice marks the day longest night of 2017.

Cost is $3 per person; children under 2 get in free.

The garden is located at 300 Wakara Way. For more information, log on to redbuttegarden.org.