All Weekend Long

 

"Apollo 11" screens this weekend at Park City Library's Jim Santy. Thanks to a grant, Park City Film is able to offer a student (age 18 and under) ticket price of $5.

“Apollo 11” Screening, Park City Film

Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 21, 6 p.m. @ Park City Library

Thanks to more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings and a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, this in-depth examination of the Apollo 11 mission is truly jaw-dropping. parkcityfilm.org

Orleans

Friday–Saturday, April 19-20, 8 p.m. @ The Egyptian Theatre

Orleans proves they are “Still the One” with oldie-but-goodie hits from the '70s, including “We’re Still Having Fun,” “Dance with Me,” “Love Takes Time,” and “Dancin’ in the Moonlight.” parkcityshows.com

Park City Museum

Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 @ Park City Museum

Explore Park City’s rich mining history through hands-on and educational exhibits that take you into a mine shaft and old-time jail. Children can complete a “Park City History Detectives” activity, providing the whole family with a way to dig deeper into Park City’s past through interactive exhibits. parkcityhistory.org

Nature’s Ninjas

Wed-Sun @ Swaner EcoCenter 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Discover some of nature’s best defense mechanisms up close and personal with geckoes, porcupines, and their brethren in this traveling exhibit. Swaner’s EcoCenter offers a number of permanent environmentally-inspired exhibits—and don’t miss the climbing wall on Saturdays and Sundays, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  swanerecocenter.org

Orleans grooves all weekend long at the Egyptian Theatre.

Friday, April 19

 
Karaoke Night

 7 p.m. @ DeJoria Center

Prove you can really belt it out, or have fun trying. Bronco Entertainment facilitates this rollicking good time, accompanied by scrumptious food and drink—and no cover charge to boot. 21+ dejoriacenter.com

Saturday, April 20

 
Group Critique Session with Zhi Lin—Painting and Drawing

10 a.m.-12 p.m. @ Kimball Art Center

Artists of all levels are invited to participate in a 15-minute critique led by exhibiting artist Zhi Lin. Lin's exhibit explores the lost history of the Chinese workers who built our nation’s transcontinental railroads, "Chinaman’s Chance on Promontory Summit" (on display at the Kimball, April 19 through June 2). Critique Session participants should bring two or three pieces (not larger than 36- x 48-inches) to the event and be prepared to present them. Of note: there is a $20 fee for those registering for a critique; free for other attendees. kimballartcenter.org

Easter Egg Hunt

11-12 p.m. @ Matt Knoop Park

Children (up to age 10) are invited to join in the search for eggs (including the elusive Golden Egg) at this favorite community event. Free. Dress warmly for spring in the mountains.  basinrecreation.org

Sunday, April 21

 

Brunch lovers have plenty of local options this Easter Sunday. 

Local Easter Brunch

Each year, local chefs put together mouth watering buffets showcasing fresh and succulent ingredients to host traditional Easter brunch—each with a signature twist. Check out the offerings below for a sample of the many area restaurants hosting special dining options this Easter.

Hearth and Hill

10 a.m.-2 p.m. hearth-hill.com

Glitretind & Troll Hallen Lounge at Stein Eriksen Lodge

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. steinlodge.com

Powder at Waldorf Astoria

11 a.m.- 4 p.m. waldorfastoriaparkcity.com

High West Refectory (Wanship)

10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. highwest.com

Flanagan’s

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. flanagansonmain.com

Versante

10 a.m.-2 p.m. parkcitypeaks.com

For more events and up-to-date happenings around town, check out our event calendar.

 

 

 

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Visual Art

Zhi Lin: Chinaman’s Chance on Promontory Summit

10:00 AM Free Kimball Art Center

Internationally acclaimed artist Zhi Lin confronts the lost history of the Chinese workers who built our nation’s transcontinental railroads. This exhibition...