Events for Kids and Family

2017 Sugar House Winter Carnival

Please join us at our 3rd Annual Sugar House Winter Carnival on Saturday, November 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Festivities will kick off at 10:00 a.m. at the beautiful Legacy Village of Sugar House, where there will be a special coffee and painting session with The Paint Mixer from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband Christmas Concert

It's that time of year again, and the incredible Country Pop star Ryan Shupe is around to play you some holliday tunes! Being a 5th generation fiddler, accomplished electric and acoustic guitarist, and mandolin player, Ryan Shupe has been touring extensively across the US since he was 10 years old. He is no stranger to the national stage and the band has appeared on Good Morning America, E! TV, Mountain Stage, Woodsongs, GAC and CMT.

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Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband Christmas Concert

It's that time of year again, and the incredible Country Pop star Ryan Shupe is around to play you some holliday tunes! Being a 5th generation fiddler, accomplished electric and acoustic guitarist, and mandolin player, Ryan Shupe has been touring extensively across the US since he was 10 years old. He is no stranger to the national stage and the band has appeared on Good Morning America, E! TV, Mountain Stage, Woodsongs, GAC and CMT.

Information online egyptiantheatreogden.org


2017 Jingle Bell Run/Walk

The Arthritis Foundation will host its annual Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 2nd at Highland High School and Sugar House Park. The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer. Register at www.jbr.org/saltlakecity $15 kids run and $30 for adults. Prices go up incrementally. Timed and untimed race options available. Sponsorship Opportunities available - please call 801/713-5720.


Brunch with Santa

Ring in the Christmas season by joining Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Sheraton Salt Lake City’s third annual Brunch with Santa. On December 2, 9, and 16, 2017 the Sheraton will serve up a fun holiday morning with the jolly old elf himself. The event includes a gourmet brunch buffet, a special kids’ buffet with cookie decorating fun and complimentary Santa photos for the whole family. Brunch with Santa attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable kid-friendly food items such as breakfast bars, individual oatmeal packets, canned soup, and applesauce cups for donation to local non-profit For the Kids, which provides meals to elementary school children in need. Current food donation requests can be found at http://www.sheratonsaltlakecityhotel.com/brunch-with-santa. For the Kids also welcomes monetary donations which will be collected and delivered by the Sheraton at the end of December. “Working with For the Kids is our chance to focus on the true spirit of the holiday season,” said Jason Ford, General Manager, Sheraton. “We’ve had such incredible support from the community in creating this magical holiday tradition and are hoping to give some of that holiday cheer back to those in need.” The Sheraton’s Brunch with Santa menu will be packed with an array of drinks, desserts, and entrees, including a seafood station featuring oysters, shrimp cocktail and smoked salmon as well as a carving station with peppercorn-and thyme-crusted prime rib and oven-roasted turkey breast. The children’s buffet will offer kids’ favorites such as French toast, a hot chocolate bar and a sugar cookie decorating area with festive toppings. A professional photographer will be on hand to provide families with complimentary photos with Santa in printed or digital format. The Sheraton’s Brunch with Santa will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on the first three Saturdays in December. Reservations can be made by calling (801) 401-2000 and asking for Brunch with Santa. Tickets are $39.95 for adults and $22.50 for children 13 years of age and younger. Children three and younger eat free. Overnight packages including hotel accommodations for the Friday night before each brunch are available. Visit http://www.sheratonsaltlakecityhotel.com/ to learn more about this and all other Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel specials.


Picture Your Pet With Santa

The Photo Box Photography will be at the Humane Society of Utah again this holiday season for our annual portrait fundraiser! A variety of backdrops will be available for you to choose from. Portrait sessions can be scheduled with or without pets, kids, family, or Santa. The $25 sitting fee includes a same day 8x10 portrait and is a tax-deductible donation to HSU. The $25 fee MUST be paid at the time of booking. You also have the option to purchase additional prints or holiday greeting cards after your photo shoot. Appointments are available for the following dates: Nov. 4 & 5, Nov. 11 & 12, Nov. 18 & 19, Dec. 2 & 3, Dec. 9 & 10 Register here: https://www.utahhumane.org/PYPWS


Winter Concert: Salt Lake School of the Performing Arts

A special concert by the choirs of Salt Lake City School for the Performing Arts, performing music of the season from medieval madrigals to popular Broadway tunes. Refreshments will be served.


Hanukkah Market

The Jewish Community Center is hosting a Hanukkah Market on Sunday, December 3 from 12-5 PM. The Hanukkah Market features local vendors of Arts and Crafts, books and Jewish foods. The market is open to all! (Free admission, $5 children’s art yard)


Picture Your Pet With Santa

The Photo Box Photography will be at the Humane Society of Utah again this holiday season for our annual portrait fundraiser! A variety of backdrops will be available for you to choose from. Portrait sessions can be scheduled with or without pets, kids, family, or Santa. The $25 sitting fee includes a same day 8x10 portrait and is a tax-deductible donation to HSU. The $25 fee MUST be paid at the time of booking. You also have the option to purchase additional prints or holiday greeting cards after your photo shoot. Appointments are available for the following dates: Nov. 4 & 5, Nov. 11 & 12, Nov. 18 & 19, Dec. 2 & 3, Dec. 9 & 10 Register here: https://www.utahhumane.org/PYPWS


Skiing and Birds

Skiing and Birds supports the Alta Bird Monitoring Study- a citizen science program that collects baseline data on Alta’s birds to inform conservation and stewardship of Alta. Discover the birds of Alta by ski or snowshoe when you join Alta Environmental Center, Friends of Alta, and Tracy Aviary for Skiing and Birds on Saturday, December 9th. Help foster environmental stewardship and conservation while experiencing first-hand how citizen scientists observe and gather data. Come on a guided-intermediate ski tour. You can also choose a snowshoe tour, trekking through Alta’s winter beauty and visiting feeders on and off the slopes. For children, Tracy Aviary Educators will be up at Alta for a special snowshoe Book & Boots. Enjoy story time & trek outside for a children’s snowshoe tour. There will be snacks and crafts, as well! The Albion Grill welcomes guests for the après ski event, giving insights into the Alta Bird Study Project. This night is complemented by live music, a silent auction and hand-crafted hors d'oeuvres, with beverage partners including Red Rock Brewing. Guests are dazzled by avian ambassadors with a unique nose-to-beak experience as their memorable evening takes flight.