Park City Weekend Agenda: January 18-20, 2019

Rock out with a weekend filled with music, from Mozart to AC/DC, cheer on athletes at the Huntsman Cup and IBSF Intercontinental Cup, chase big cats with renowned photographer Steve Winter, and so much more.

By Michaela Wagner January 17, 2019

NAC Madison Baumann racing Slalom at the annual Huntsman Cup.

Image: Dave Obzansky

All Weekend Long 

IBSF Intercontinental Cup 2019

Friday and Saturday, January 18-19, 12 p.m. Utah Olympic Park

Head up to the Utah Olympic Park to catch an international skeleton event featuring the best up-and-coming young athletes. Come cheer on the racers in this nail-biting, head-first-at-wicked-speed sport. Admission is free and open to the public. 

An Evening with Rita Coolidge

Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m. @ Egyptian Theatre

Catch two-time Grammy Award-winning performer Rita Coolidge for an intimate show at the Egyptian Theatre. One of music's most enduring voices and composers, Coolidge's songs hit the pop, country, jazz, and adult contemporary Billboard charts in the '70s and '80s and she just released her 18th studio album.

The Favourite 

Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 20, 6 p.m. @ Park City Library

For a mellow evening, check out Park City's weekend flick, The Favourite. Nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, the dark comedy follows the intrigues of the English court during the reign of the frail Queen Anne, whose close friend Lady Sarah governs the country. When a new servant, Abigail, steps in between Sarah and the Queen, sparks ignite.

Friday, January 18

Huntsman Cup

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. @ Park City Mountain

Cheer on adaptive athletes from around the globe on the final day of the 30th Annual Huntsman Cup (Jan. 16-18). Many of the competitors are hopefuls for future Paralympic games in 2022 and beyond. If you have race experience, you can volunteer as a course slipper or gate keeper.

Hell's Belles

9 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell

Rock out with the ladies of Hell's Belles, the dedicated AC/DC fanatics that will blow you away with their precision and fury. The all-female group has toured around the world, sharing their passion for AC/DC and delighting audiences with their consistently sexy and epic shows.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jodi Kantor shares her stories at the Eccles Center on Friday, January 18. 

Jodi Kantor

7:30 p.m. @ The Eccles Center

Pulitzer Prize-winning Jodi Kantor, one half of the team that broke the Harvey Weinstein story, takes the stage to pull back the curtain on the reporting of events that took down the Hollywood mogul. Kantor talks about the #MeToo movement, deconstructs the systematic abuse of women across industries, and delves into why people are finally listening.

Utah Symphony Chamber Concert 

7:30 p.m. @ St. Mary's Church

Join the Utah Symphony for a chamber concert featuring Mozart’s majestic Symphony No. 39, Haydn’s darkly intense Symphony No. 49, Britten’s quirky Soirées Musicales, and contemporary American composer TJ Cole’s "Death of a Poet."

Moonlight Snowshoe Hike 

6:30 - 9 p.m. @ Wasatch Mountain State Park

Embark on a magical moonlit snowshoe adventure with Friends of Wasatch Mountain State Park. A variety of routes, each led by two guides, will be offered for beginner, intermediate, and advanced snowshoers followed by refreshments at the Visitor Center.

National Geographic explorer and photographer Steve Winter talks big cats on Saturday, January 20 at the Eccles Center. 

Saturday, January 19

Trivia at Lucky Ones Coffee

3-4 p.m. @ Park City Library

Cram a little learning into your après-ski with a fun, speedy session of trivia at the Park City Library that's fun for the whole family. One smart device is required per group.

Winter in Provence Cooking Class

6 - 9 p.m. @ Mindful Cuisine 

Explore the mild winter of southeastern France through a cooking class that will have you whipping up a medley of classic and modern Provençal dishes, including sautéed prawns, warm goat cheese salad, beef daube, and potato mash. 

National Geographic Live! Steve Winter

7:30 p.m. @ The Eccles Center

Learn all about how award-winning National Geographic photographer and explorer Steve Winter chases lions, tigers, and other big cats around the globe, capturing their unique beauty. Winter will discuss conservation efforts and the complex relationship between people and these enigmatic creatures.

Sunday, January 20

Whitewater Ramble 

8 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell

Round out the weekend with "high-octane, Rocky Mountain dance-grass" from Whitewater Ramble at O.P. Rockwell. Named one of the 10 Best Colorado Bluegrass Artists in 2018, the performance will also feature three brand new videos during the show.


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