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Activities galore planned in northern Utah for holiday season

Arts, crafts and displays

100 S. Main (South Temple)

Craft Market Boutique

Friday, Nov. 25, 3:30 to 7 p.m.

Antelope Island State Park, Syracuse

Various holiday activities at the ranch and visitors center

Contact: 801-725-9263

Friday, Nov. 25, to Sunday, Nov. 27; Dec. 23, 24, 27, 28, 29

Bountiful Davis Art Center

Up to 90 artists' work for sale

745 S. Main

Contact: 801-292-0367

Until Friday, Dec. 23

Clinton Elementary School

Holiday workshop

Children ages 5-12

Fees: $7 for residents, $10 for nonresidents

Dec. 17, 9 to noon

Jewish Art and Food Festival

Art booths, traditional Jewish food, shopping

Storytelling, entertainment

2 N. Medical Drive

Salt Lake City

Sunday, Dec. 4, 12 to 5 p.m.

Gardner Village

Display of Santa's elves

1300 West and 7800 South

Contact: 566-8903

Until Saturday, Dec. 31

Layton Heritage Museum

Christmas art/craft/quilt display

403 N. Wasatch Drive

Contact: bsanders@laytoncity.org

West Valley City's Utah Cultural Celebration

Displays of Christmas traditions worldwide

Utah Cultural Celebration Center

Opening reception, holiday treats, music and more

1355 W. 3100 South

Contact: 965-5100

Thursday, Dec. 1, 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 2, to Thursday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Charities and donations

Letters to Santa may be sent to:

Letters to Santa

c/o Clearfield Community Services Department

55 S. State

Clearfield, UT 84015

Until Tuesday, Dec. 20

Festival of Trees

More than 700 decorated trees, wreaths, sweet shop, gift boutique

All benefits to Primary Children's Medical Center

South Towne Exposition Center

9575 S. State

Contact: 588-3677

Wednesday, Nov. 30, to Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Seniors luncheon

(55 and older) Clinton residents

Clinton Elementary School

Saturday, Dec. 10, noon

Utah Food Bank holiday food drive

Drop off holiday food donations to

Sponsors: Jiffy Lube, Smith's, Wells Fargo Bank, Riverton Motors

Any Utah Food Bank location

Contact 908-8660

Friday, Nov. 25, to Saturday, Dec. 24

Lights

Centerville Tree Lighting Ceremony

Choir performances by local schoolchildren

Santa Claus visits, refreshments

Founders Park (300 N. Main)

Monday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m.

Downtown lighting

Lights on Downtown

Studio A Choir, Rebecca Croft

Unveiling of the Main Street windows

In front of Meier & Frank on Main Street

Friday, Nov. 25, 4:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving Point

Electric Park

Featuring more than 1 million twinkling lights, holiday music

Admission: $7 per car

Reservations required (Contact: 801-768-2300)

Friday, Nov. 25, to Saturday, Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

Riverton

Christmas lighting

Civic Center, 12830 S. 700 West.

Monday, Nov. 28, 6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Nativities

Gardner Village

Sing-along followed by a live nativity

Carriage rides

1300 West and 7800 South

Contact: 566-8903

Friday, Dec. 16, and Saturday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m.

Historic Kaysville Tabernacle

More than 300 nativity displays from around the world

Display of vintage quilts and dolls

Children can make crafts to take home

198 W. Center St., Kaysville

Friday, Nov. 25, 2 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Riverton

River Hills LDS Ward and choir live nativity

Nativity every 30 minutes

Summerhill Stake Outdoor Pavilion

12120 S. 1300 West

Monday, Dec. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Parades

Bountiful Electric Light Parade

200 North to City Hall

Saturday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m.

Kaysville

Electric light parade and tree lighting ceremony

Contact: 544-5624

Saturday, Nov. 26, 5:45 p.m.

Grantsville

Main Street

Prize giveaways, food booths, visits with Santa

Saturday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.

Magna

8400 West and 2700 South

Saturday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m.

Tooele Parade

Tooele City Park

Saturday, Nov. 26, 4 p.m.

West Valley City Santa Parade

3450 West and 3500 South

Friday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m.

Performing arts and music

Abravanel Hall

Utah Symphony Pops Concert, Tthe Wayfaring Strangers

Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m.

Gallivan Center

Choral Arts Society of Utah

West Valley Symphony Choir

Friday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m.

The Gateway

Fourth annual "Light Up the Night" concert

Tree lighting

Kurt Bestor, sing-along with Studio A Choir

Soprano soloist Rebecca Croft

Directed by Gail Schultz

Olympic Legacy Plaza

Friday, Nov. 25, 7 p.m.

LDS Conference Center Theater

"Savior of the World: His Birth and Resurrection"

Based on scriptural accounts of the birth and resurrection of Jesus Christ

Until Saturday, Dec. 31

LDS Conference Center

First Presidency Christmas devotional

Sunday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert

Temple Square

Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Riverton Metropolitan Orchestra: "Babe in a Manger"

Riverton Civic Center Auditorium

12830 S. 1700 West.

Friday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

"Time Capsule: A Century of Dance" by RDT

Contact: 355-2787

Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, 8 p.m.

The Off Broadway Theater

"It's a Wondrous Life"

Friday, Nov. 25, through Friday, Dec. 30

This Is the Place Heritage Park

Holiday celebration

Contact 582-1847

Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 17, 19, 20; 6 to 9 p.m.

Syracuse Christmas sing-along

Syracuse Junior High

Saturday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m.

Sounds of the Season

Choral concert with orchestra

Bingham High School

2160 W. 10400 South

Friday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.

West Jordan Arts Council Christmas program

Mountain West Corral, West Jordan Symphony and the City Band

8000 S. Redwood Rd.

Friday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m.

West Jordan "Messiah" sing-along

Copper Hills High School, 5445 W. New Bingham Highway

Sunday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m.

Santa visits

Farmington

Family sing-along and refreshments

Guest appearance by John Schmidt

Community Arts Center

120 S. Main

Monday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.

Riverton

Arts and crafts available for children while waiting

Civic Center, 12830 S. 700 West

Monday, Nov. 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Salt Lake City

ZCMI Center

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Monday through Saturday, Nov. 28-Dec. 17, Monday-Friday 2-9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sunday through Friday, Dec. 18-23,11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tooele

Entertainment, prize giveaways, food booths

Veterans Memorial Park

Saturday, Nov. 26,5 to 8 p.m.

West Bountiful

Will travel along Main Street

Monday, Dec. 12, 5 p.m.

West Valley City

3450 West and 3500 South

Valley Fair Mall

Friday, Nov. 25, after the 9 a.m. parade