What’s up Wednesday – SNOW!

Happy almost weekend everyone! There’s a lot going on around town, including a nice, big snowstorm!!  We’ve got the weekly round-up for events not to be missed.

At Canyons

A storm is a-coming, calling for over a foot at Canyons Resort! According to the forecast, we can expect the storm starting Thursday and lasting through the weekend…make sure you’ve got your powder skis and boards ready! Bundle up though, looks like it may be cold.  Here’s the full forecast via NOAA: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=40.70172388214517&lon=-111.55998229980469

 

Come celebrate Murdock’s Birthday and the opening of Murdock’s Cafe in the Resort Village! On Saturday, Murdock invites all to join in the birthday festivities with him at 3:30pm in Murdock’s Cafe.  While you are there be sure to check out the new menu, complete with incredible made to order grinder sandwiches as well as the Chocolate Bar for your gourmet hot chocolate fix!  Murdock’s is located in the Sundial building in the Resort Village.

 

We have yet another round of NFL Playoffs this weekend, and Red Tail Grill will be showing the games! Stop by for some guacamole and tequila after your day on the slopes to cheer your team on.  Schedule is below:

Saturday:
2:30pm:                Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos
6:00pm:                Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers

Sunday:
11am:                    Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons
2:30pm:                Houston Texans at New England Patriots

 

Around Town

Playing this week at the Park City Film Series is the 2012 Sundance Film The Sessions staring Academy Award Nominee John Hawkes, Academy Award Winner Helen Hunt, and Academy Award Nominee William H. Macy.  Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 6pm. Visit www.parkcityfilmseries.com for a full synopsis and trailer!

 

This weekend, the Utah Olympic Park is hosting the FIL Luge Junior World Championship!  Young luge athletes from around the world, up to age 20, will race on the 1,300 meter track. Athletes from 15 nations are expected to be present! International training began Jan. 4 and concludes Jan. 9 at which time the American contingent will race-off for two singles slots in both the men’s and women’s events. The United States will enter four in each singles discipline. The race-off format will allow each athlete to take three runs, with the total of the two fastest heats determining their final times.

Training runs last through the weekend, and the finals take place on January 15th and 16th. For a full schedule of events, visit www.utaholympiclegacy.com.

 

Shemekia Copeland, a multi-award winning Blues singer, performs two-nights of explosive Blues at Park City’s historic Egyptian Theatre, Jan 11 &12 at 8pm. In addition to being named “Queen of the Blues” by proclamation of the City of Chicago, Copeland has recently been nominated for a Grammy for Best Blues Album 2012.

For more info and ticket prices, visit http://www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org/

 

Have a safe, happy, and snowy weekend everyone!

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About Caitlin

Growing up in sunny Los Angeles, Caitlin thought she was always meant to be a beach bum . . . until she got her first sun burn. Feeling the pull of the powder, Caitlin has been skiing in Park City since the ripe old age of 4, and moved here full time after a 4 year stint in Boston for school. As the Communications Coordinator, Caitlin lives and breathes Canyons Resort, which works out well because she is passionate about two things: skiing and food.

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