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All Weekend Long

 
Sundance Film Festival

January 23–February 2

Experience the transformative power of film. Each year, Sundance returns with new voices, stories, and insights from established and emerging filmmakers, presenting dramatic and documentary features and short films with daily filmmaker conversations, panel discussions and live music. For ticket purchases, wait list information, and more visit sundance.org.

Slamdance Film Festival

January 24–30 @ Treasure Mountain Inn

Slamdance adds another layer to the indie film offerings with its own long-running (though not as long as Sundance) festival. For program, tickets and information, visit slamdance.com

Midway Ice Castles

Monday–Thursday, 4–9 p.m.; Friday, 4–10:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon–10:30 p.m. @ 700 Homestead Dr. in Midway

Explore a winter wonderland of ice caves, frozen waterfalls, and mazes. Weekday children’s admission $9.99 and general admission $13.99; weekend children’s admission $11.99 and general admission $17.99. Open through March 1, 2020 (weather permitting). icecastles.com/utah 

Thursday, January 23

 
Ron Artis II & The Truth

 Doors 7 p.m.; Show 8 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell

Don’t miss an amazing performance from this bluesy, soothsaying guitarist/vocalist and his talented companions. 21+; $17-$35. oprockwell.com

Friday, January 24

 
DJ Logic & Rage Against the Supremes

10 p.m. @ The Spur Bar and Grill

Get out of the cold as things heat up with a rockin' dance party. 21+ thespurbarandgrill.com

Snyderville Station

7–10 p.m. @ State Room Tavern at The DeJoria Center

Mosey out of the Sundance fray to neighboring Kamas for a dose of gritty guitar and soulful vocals. 21+. dejoriacenter.com

Need to get out into nature? Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter leads snowshoe tours both Saturday and Sunday mornings. 

Saturday, January 25

 
 
Saturday Morning Snowshoe Tour

8:30–10 a.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

The Swaner Preserve wetlands are magical this time of year. Explore with a guide, discovering the flora and fauna of the winter season. Lucky hikers may see an abundance of birds, elk, or even nesting sandhill cranes. Come prepared for the elements with winter boots, snow pants, hats, gloves, coat, and water bottle. Snowshoes can be rented from the EcoCenter: $2.50 for members, $5 for non-members. Tours are $10 per person, $5 locals, and free for Swaner members. swanerecocenter.org

Mindful Cuisine: Lunar New Year Celebration

6–9 p.m. @ 354 Aspen Lane

Join Chef Linda for a Lunar New Year Celebration and learn to prepare some favorite Chinese dishes including traditional dumplings, Mission Chinese cabbage, Longevity noodles, and honey walnut shrimp, finished with coconut and black sesame ice cream with almond cookies. Adults only; $95 per person. Pre-registration and payment required. No drop-ins, please. Mindful Cuisine Kitchen classroom is in a private home. mindfulcuisine.com

Sunday, January 26

 
Sunday Morning Snowshoe Tour

10 a.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Explore Swaner Nature Preserve with a guide and discover the flora and fauna of the winter season. Lucky hikers may see an abundance of birds, elk, or even nesting sandhill cranes. Come prepared for the elements with winter boots, snow pants, hats, gloves, coat, and water bottle. Snowshoes can be rented from the EcoCenter ($2.50 for members, $5 for non-members). Tours are $10 per person, $5 for locals, and free for Swaner members. Stick around for Craft Sunday with the little ones from 11 a.m. —1 p.m. swanerecocenter.org

Brian Koviak, Blue Divide and DJ Battleship

6–11:59 p.m. @ The Spur Bar and Grill

Heat things up with a series of performances featuring soulful vocals and high energy fusion. 21+ thespurbarandgrill.com

For more events and up-to-date happenings around town, check out our event calendar. And, remember, when the majority of lodging is reserved by filmgoers, the ski slopes are wide open. Get out there!

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Midway Ice Castles 2019-2020

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