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UV To Do: December 2015

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Breakfast with Santa at Thanksgiving Point is a unique way to have your children give Santa their Christmas wish list. (Photo courtesy )

Breakfast with Santa at Thanksgiving Point is a unique way to have your children give Santa their Christmas wish list. (Photo courtesy )

Events

Provo’s Lights On Ceremony

When: Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 351 W Center in Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: provo.org

Sundance Author Series — Jane Hawking

When: Dec. 12 at 12:45 p.m.
Where: Sundance Mountain Resort, Redford Conference Center
Cost: $110 per person
Site: sundanceresort.com

A Pioneer Christmas

When: Dec. 18, 19 and 21 from 6–8:30 p.m.
Where: Provo Pioneer Village (500 W 600 N, Provo)
Cost: Donations of $2 per person or $10 per family
Site: provopioneervillage.org

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights

When: Nov. 26 – Jan. 1 from 6 p.m.–10 p.m.
Where: Canyon View Park in Spanish Fork
Cost: $7 per car; $20 per large passenger van; $30 per bus
Site: spanishfork.org

Meet Santa’s Reindeer

When: Nov. 27 – Dec. 23 from noon–10 p.m.
Where: Thanksgiving Point
Cost: FREE
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Breakfast with Santa

When: Dec. 5, 12 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Thanksgiving Point’s Show Barn
Cost: $22 for adults and $18 for children
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

The North Pole at Seven Peaks

When: Nov. 27 – Dec. 24 from 4 p.m.–10 p.m.
Where: Seven Peaks Water Park
Cost: $10 admission; FREE for Pass of all Passes holders
Site: sevenpeaks.com

Ice Sculpting

When: December 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Thanksgiving Point Water Tower Plaza
Cost: FREE
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

 

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Theater

Hale Center Theater Orem This local theater is well-known for its annual performance of “A Christmas Carol,” which regularly sells out during its three-week run.

Hale Center Theater Orem is well-known for its annual performance of “A Christmas Carol,” which regularly sells out during its three-week run.

“A Christmas Carol”

When: Dec. 4–23 at 7:30 p.m. (Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.)
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $16–$22 for adults; $12–$16 for children
Site: haletheater.org

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

When: Dec. 4–19 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for children
Site: scera.org

“Joyful Noise”

When: Dec. 3–21 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $14 general admission; $12 for students, seniors, military
Site: provo.org

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

When: Nov. 19 – Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: BYU Pardoe Theatre
Cost: $18–$25
Site: arts.byu.edu


Music

Ryan Shupe Christmas

When: Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $20
Site: provo.org

BYU Vocal Point

When: Dec. 5 at noon
Where: BYU Madison Recital Hall
Cost: FREE
Site: arts.byu.edu

Tuba Christmas

When: Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $12–$14
Site: provo.org

Handell’s Messiah

When: Dec. 7 and 20 at 7 p.m.
Where: 
Dec. 7: West Lake High School
Dec. 20: 4506 Pony Express Parkway
Cost: FREE
Site: saratogasprings.com

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers

When: Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Provo City Library
Cost: FREE
Site: provolibrary.com

Carols by Candlelight

When: Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.
Where: Provo Community Congregational Church of Christ (175 North University Ave. in Provo)
Cost: FREE with donations welcome
Site: provocommunityucc.org


Dance

The BYU Folk Dancers will perform in "Christmas Around the World," a performance representing Christmas celebrations in different countries. (Photo by BYU Photo)

The BYU Folk Dancers will perform in “Christmas Around the World,” a performance representing Christmas celebrations in different countries. (Photo by BYU Photo)

Christmas Around the World

When: Dec. 4–5 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: BYU Marriott Center
Cost: $10–$20
Site: arts.byu.edu

“The Nutcracker”

When: Dec. 12–21 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $18–$28
Site: provo.org


Holiday Lights

The Shops at the Riverwoods lights up this weekend at their annual Lighting of Riverwoods event. (Photo by Matt Bennett)

The Shops at Riverwoods lights up during the holiday season. (Photo by Matt Bennett)

Lighting of the Riverwoods, Nov. 20, shopsatriverwoods.com

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights, Nov. 26 – Jan. 1, spanishfork.org

Salem City Pond Town Christmas, Nov. 27  – Jan. 1, salemcity.org

Holiday Lights at Thanksgiving Point, Nov. 27 – Dec. 28, thanksgivingpoint.org


Sports

Jake Toolson was the second highest scorer for the Blue team with 16 points in Wednesday night's Papa John's Cougar Exhibition game. (Photo by BYU Photo)

BYU sophomore Jake Toolson dribbles the ball in the Papa John’s Cougar Exhibition game. (Photo by BYU Photo)

BYU men’s basketball

Dec. 9: Utah State, 7 p.m.
Dec. 18: Central Michigan, 7 p.m.

BYU women’s basketball

Dec. 12: University of Utah, 2 p.m.
Dec. 31: Saint Mary’s, 1 p.m.

UVU men’s basketball

Dec. 5: Southern Utah, 7 p.m.
Dec. 9: Weber State, 7 p.m.

UVU women’s basketball

Dec. 10: Utah State University, 7 p.m.
Dec. 29: Idaho State University, 3 p.m.
Dec. 31: University of California Davis, 1 p.m.


Races

The Provo Santa Run crowds the streets with Santa Claus a few times over again. (Photo courtesy Provo Santa Run)

The Provo Santa Run crowds the streets with Santa Claus a few times over again. (Photo courtesy Provo Santa Run)


Museums

Norman Rockwell Exhibit

When: Nov. 20, 2015 – Feb. 13, 2016
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

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