• Happening in the District: November 12, 2019 Edition

    by  • October 8, 2019 • Foothill Cultural District News • 0 Comments

    This is the Place Heritage Park, www.thisistheplace.org

    Immerse yourself in Utah’s heritage at this gem of the Foothill Cultural District.

    • December 4-7, Christkindlmarkt SLC. Inspired by the world famous German Christmas markets, Christkindlmarkt SLC offers a unique holiday shopping and cultural experience this season.
    • Dec. 10-23, Candlelight Christmas, At Candlelight Christmas, you’ll feel like you’ve taken a step back in time when you join us for this enchanting event.

    Nature All Around Us, a special exhibition about nature in Utah’s cities and towns, opens October 19 and runs through May 25, 2020.

    Utah’s Hogle Zoo, hoglezoo.org 

    Home to animals from around the world. Visit the Zoo all year.

    Fort Douglas Military Museum, fortdouglas.org

    The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

    • November 17, Volkstrauertag | German Day of Remembrance, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • See all details on upcoming events here

    Tracy Aviary, tracyaviary.org

    Tracy Aviary is the oldest bird zoo in the nation. With over 100 species of birds, and 10 acres of gardens to stroll through, you’ll find a true oasis in the city.

    Red Butte Garden, redbuttegarden.org

    Visit the Garden this spring for the promise of over half-a-million blooming bulbs!

    Natural History Museum of Utah, nhmu.utah.edu

    See Utah dinosaurs, learn about native peoples, and enjoy eight other permanent exhibits. Open every day of the week (including Sunday).

    • Now open: Nature All Around Usa new special exhibition opens. Open through Memorial Day 2020. October 19 is opening day featuring many local partners who are part of the exhibit. 
    • November 15-16, Behind the Scenes. See the Museum’s collections at this once per year weekend event, this year the different collections have themes with a connection to the Museum’s 50th anniversary. 
    • Ongoing, $5 after 5 pm on Wednesdays.

    Tower at Rice Eccles Stadium, stadium.utah.edu/about/tower

    The Tower is a perfect place to host your next event with stunning views of Salt Lake City.

    UMFA, umfa.utah.edu

    The region’s destination museum for global visual arts. 

    • Now open, Three iconic landscape paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, Thomas Moran, and Alma Thomas are on special loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
    • Dec. 7 and 8, Holiday Market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local artists, free parking, free gift wrapping. 
    • Open till Dec. 8, Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art. Details here
    • Open till Dec. 15, DE | MARCATION, A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah. Details here.

    University Guest House and Conference Center www.universityguesthouse.com

    Located in Historic Fort Douglas on the University of Utah campus, in the heart of the Foothill Cultural District. The Guest House has 180 hotel rooms, 30 new suites, and approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of unique meeting space. The Guest House provides a complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor for 6 years, ask for the “campus visitors rate” for your overnight stay when visiting the Foothill Cultural District.

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    Visit Foothill Cultural District- the heart of Salt Lake City's cultural life. With trails to hike, zoo animals to watch, trains to ride, dinosaur bones to dig, beds to sleep in, gardens to stroll, Olympic sports to remember, Buffalo Soldiers to visit, and fine art to enjoy, there's something for everyone. And it's all within two square miles in Salt Lake's foothills.


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