"Maiden" screens at the Jim Santy all weekend long. 

All Weekend Long

 
Park City Film: Maiden

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday at 6 p.m. @ the Park City Library

"Maiden" amazes with the story of the first ever all-female crew’s path to the Whitbread Round the World sailing race in 1989. Despite facing opposition on all sides, this all-women crew refused to give up and went on to shock the sports world and prove that women are very much the equals of men. General Admission $8; Students and Seniors $6. parkcityfilmseries.org

Thriller!

Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday at 6 p.m. @ The Egyptian Theatre

Prepare to be mystified and mesmerized by a cast of morbid monsters and maniacs. Always a sell-out, this annual show is a Halloween tradition. Warning: This show uses theatrical haze and strobe lighting, and is recommended for ages 12+. parkcityshows.com

The Robot Zoo

Wednesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Discover how real animals work by checking out the biomechanics of complex animal robots. Swaner's exhibit (through Jan. 5) reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Explore the robot animals and hands-on activities, which illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors and how a fly walks on the ceiling. Great for ages 4 to adult. $6 per person; Admission is free for children 3 and under and members. swanerecocenter.org

 
Stream and Riparian Restoration Project

Thursday–Saturday, 9–4 p.m. @ Swaner Nature Preserve/East Canyon Creek

Help Swaner Nature Preserve build Beaver Dam Analogs (BDA) on East Canyon Creek. A BDA is a man-made structure that mimics the form and function of a natural beaver dam. This fun outdoor project helps improve habitat and water quality. Some waders and boots are available, but bring your own boots, if they have them. Kids 10+ welcome with a parent. No experience is necessary. Free. wildutahproject.org/stream-and-riparian-restoration

Park City Museum 

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

Explore Park City’s rich mining history through interactive and educational exhibits that take you into a mine shaft and old-time jail. Children can complete a “Park City History Detectives” activity, digging deeper into the past. parkcityhistory.org

Friday, September 27

 
Last Friday Gallery Stroll

 6–9 p.m. @ Main St. Park City

Enjoy light refreshments while strolling Main St. and exploring Park City’s exciting art scene. During the Last Friday Gallery Stroll, members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits and art events. Free. parkcitygalleryassociation.com

Saturday, September 28

 
Saturday Morning Nature Walk

8:30–10 a.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Discover the Swaner Preserve with a guided nature tour, navigating the wetlands while learning about the diverse plant and animal species found in its grasses and waters. Keep your eyes peeled for an abundance of birds, elk, and perhaps a nesting sandhill crane. $10 per person, $5 locals, free for Swaner members. swanerecocenter.org

The annual Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tours (for ages 10+), return to the graveyard this Saturday, as local actors tell the tales of those who lived and died in Park City's rough-and-tumble mining days. 

Historic Glenwood Cemetery Tours

10:45 a.m.–noon and 12:45pm–2 p.m. @ Glenwood Cemetery

Meet characters from Park City's past—Patsy Coughlin, Sheriff John Harrington, Alex Langdon, Michael Crowley, Mary Payne, and others— as history comes alive at the cemetery. Actors in period costume stand at various gravesites and tell "their" tales of life and death in our historic mining town. $15 per person (the event serves as a fundraiser), appropriate for ages 10 years and older. Space is limited and reservations are required.No dogs please. parkcityhistory.org 

Scarecrow Festival at McPolin Farm

2–4 p.m. @ McPolin Farm

Scarecrow Festival is back at the McPolin Farm. Get creative and bring whatever items you need to craft your own scarecrow including a head, clothing, safety pins, shoes, props, scissors and other fun and funky accessories. Take the bus, bike, or park on Aspen Springs Drive and hike the trail, or use the tunnel to access the Farm from the east side of 224. Event tickets are $40 (for a group of four) and include pumpkins, refreshments, activities, one scarecrow support and stuffing material. If you can't make the event, but still want to make a scarecrow for the trail, "non-event" tickets are also available and include one scarecrow support and packet with nametag and supplies to secure your scarecrow to the support. All tickets purchased online in advance at www.parkcityrecreation.org.

The Scarecrow Festival returns. Even if you can't make the Saturday event, be sure to stroll the Farm Trail and check out the hay-filled creations in coming weeks. 

Three Dog Night

7 p.m.@ DeJoria Center

Boogie on down with Three Dog Night, whose hits are woven through the fabric of pop culture through radio, commercials and movies— “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to the World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala” and “One." Ages 21+ with valid ID required. Tickets start at $35. dejoriacenter.com

Gallery MAR: Havoc Live Art Installation

7-9 p.m. @ The Lodge at Blue Sky, Wanship

Observe Provo-based artist Havoc Hendricks as he combines painting mediums in a nature-inspired, live art installation at The Lodge at Blue Sky. The event takes place in the lodge’s Signature Suite No 5, where music, food, and drinks round out the experience of watching the artist in his flow. aubergeresorts.com

Sunday, September 29

 
Swaner’s Craft Sunday

11 a.m.–1 p.m. @  Swaner EcoCenter

Indulge your crafty kids with a nature-themed craft at the EcoCenter. All ages are welcome. swanerecocenter.org

Patrick Ryan

7-10 p.m. @ The Spur Bar & Grill

Patrick Ryan covers old favorites and new, bringing a great time to every performance. 21+ thespurbarandgrill.com

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

 

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Concerts

Three Dog Night

$35-$95 DeJoria Center

Three Dog Night had 21 consecutive Top 40 hits, including 3 #1 singles, 11 Top 10’s, 18 straight Top 20’s, 7 million-selling singles and 12 straight RIAA Cer...

Special Events

Stream and Riparian Restoration

Free Swaner Eco Center

Come help us build BDA’s on East Canyon Creek! A Beaver Dam Analog (BDA) is a man-made structure designed to mimic the form and function of a natural beaver ...

Special Events

The Robot Zoo

10:00 AM $6 per person | Children 3 and under Free | Members Free Swaner Eco Center

Explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! This exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Robot ani...

Theater

Thriller - Odyssey Dance Theatre 2019

First weekend and all Wednesday & Thursdays: Front-of-House: $34. House Adult: $28 / Youth (12 & under) $23 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays: Front-of-House: $40. House Adult: $34 / Youth (12 & under) $28 Egyptian Theatre

Mystifying, mesmerizing, morbid monsters and maniacs. Always a sell-out, make this part of your yearly Halloween tradition! This show uses theatrical haze an...

Film

Maiden Screening

8:00 PM $8 general; $7 student/seniors; $6 members Park City Library

In 1989 Tracy Edwards leads the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race, a grueling yachting competition that covers 32,000 miles and las...