Sanpete County Happenings

 

EVENTS

 

Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8

A Christmas Carol—The Snow College Theatre Department presents the play “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens and directed by Brad V. Olsen, at 7:30 each night in the Kim Christison Theatre. Adult tickets can be purchased online for $12.

 

Friday, Dec. 7

Santa Claus for Special Needs—The third annual Santa Claus for special needs individuals will be held at 6 p.m. at the Fairview Senior Center. Reservations are required. Please call Nikki Christensen at 262-9190 or visit Robin Anderson at Time and Again Thrift Store.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing the SnoDome programs, “Season of Light,” at 7 p.m. and “Hubble Vision” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband—The band will present their amazing Christmas Concert at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online.

Grand Piano Concert—Three local pianists will be performing on the recently donated Yamaha grand piano at the Spring City Community Center (the Old School) 45. S 100 East, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and available at the door.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8

Senior Singles Social—Senior singles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are invited to a Christmas social at 11 a.m. at the Salina Stake Center, 100 W. 300 North. This social includes all stakes in Sanpete, Sevier and Wayne counties, and the Fillmore Stake.  All singles 45 and older are invited to participate. This gathering is hosted by the Salina, Loa and Moroni Stakes. Brunch will be served, along with entertainment and a sing-along. Participation in an ugly sweater contest is optional.

Toys for Tots—The Sanpete Humanitarian Council is asking for volunteers to donate toys or come by to help organize the toys for distribution from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sanpete County Fairgrounds in Manti. This yearly tradition will change the lives of nearly 1,000 kids this Christmas.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 9

The Messiah—The Snow College Horne School of Music will present its 84th annual performance of the Messiah in the Jorgensen Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Saturday and then at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. The concerts are free.

 

Sunday, Dec. 9

Winter Arts Festival—The Wasatch Academy will hold its Winter Arts Festival in the music conservatory from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Monday, Dec. 10

Sanpete Christmas Traditions—The Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Association will tell stories and serve treats on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Relic Home, 150 South State, Mt. Pleasant. For more information, call Judith Jackson at 462-3760.

Composition Concert—A free composition concert will be held at the Snow College Eccles Center at 7:30 p.m.

Gunnison Elementary—This year’s Christmas program will be held at 1 p.m. at the school and again at 6:30 p.m. at the Gunnison High School gymnasium.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing the SnoDome programs “Season of Light” at 7 p.m. and “Sunstruck” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

Vision Prayer Breakfast—Express your faith in God and community by coming to the Vision Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Kalama’s Island Style, 61 S. Main in Ephraim. Each person is responsible for their own meal and tip. This event is sponsored by Kalama’s and The Triangle Institute.  For more information, email thetriangleinstitute@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Candlelight Awards—The Ephraim Middle School will present its 68th annual Candlelight program and awards at 7 p.m. at the Snow College Eccles Center.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing the SnoDome program “Season of Light” at 7 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

 

Thursday, Dec. 13

Nashville Christmas Revival—The Nashville Tribute Band Christmas Revival will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Snow College Eccles Center. Adult tickets are $29 and may be purchased online at eventbrite.com.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing the SnoDome programs “Season of Light” at 7 p.m. and “Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Planets” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Christmas Tree Forest—Fairview Museum is inviting everyone to come see “Annual Christmas Tree Forest at the Museum,”  held Tuesday – Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. until Dec. 15.

Head Start enrollment—Enrollment is now open for preschool children ages 3-5 for Mt. Pleasant Head Start and for Centerfield Head Start for the 2018-2019 season. This free preschool offers free meals as well as transportation to outlying areas. Contact: Mt. Pleasant Head Start at (435) 580-5080 or Centerfield at 851-7714.

Grief Support Group—Intermountain Sanpete Valley Hospital offers a grief support group for anyone needing help coping with the loss of a loved one. The group meets once a month on the third Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the basement conference room at Intermountain Sanpete Valley Hospital.

Bible Seekers Club—A kid’s club for ages 5-12, hosted by the Heritage Baptist Church, meets every Wednesday evening. Activities include games, music, snacks and Christ-centered activities. Adults are welcome to stay and attend mid-week service while the kids are in club. The event is held at 1045 Medical Drive (across the parking lot from Sanpete Valley Hospital) in Mt. Pleasant. Call 462-9319 for details.

NAMI— The National Alliance on Mental Illness holds monthly meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at 1050 S. Medical Drive in Mt. Pleasant. For information on the Connections recovery group, call (435) 660-6055.