10-Day Planner: Arts, entertainment, NYE parties to end your 2017 with a bang

Friday , December 22, 2017 - 5:00 AM

FRIDAY, Dec. 22

COMEDIAN TRAVIS TATE HEADLINES — Insightful, clever, self-deprecating comedy covering marriage, parenting, geek culture, sports, character flaws and more. Stand-up comedy that will make you laugh at the ridiculousness of life and the people who live it. For ages 18 and up. Performances: 7 p.m. Dec. 22-23, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 25th St., Ogden. wiseguyscomedy.com or 801-622-5588. $12.

MICHAEL WOOD’S JOLLY HOLIDAY VINYL PARTY — Michael Wood is the jolliest of souls with a fantastic collection of holiday vinyl who 7 p.m., Cuppa, 552 E 25th St., Ogden. FREE

DARK WATER BLUES PROJECT — Dark Water Blues Project brings you traditional tunes, covers and originals with a unique take on the blues. 8:30 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5. 

CINNABAR APRES MUSIC WITH JEFF CROSBY AND THE REFUGEES — This week’s apres music features Americana at its finest with Jeff Crosby and the Refugees. 3:30 p.m. Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

ICE SKATING — Fun for the whole family through February. General Ice Rink Hours: 4-9 p.m., Monday-Friday; noon-9 p.m. Saturdays; noon-6 p.m., Sundays. Station Park, 140 N. Union Ave., Farmington. 801-923-9111. Two Hour Skate Rental: $4/ages 12 and under; $6 ages 13+.

BDAC HOLIDAY SHOW AND GINGERBREAD FESTIVAL — Local artists offer their arts and crafts for lower prices at this annual holiday show. New this year is a gingerbread festival featuring handmade gingerbread houses. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22 and Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23; Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. Admission to the gingerbread festival is one can of food per person. Cans will go to the Bountiful Food Pantry.

THE MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS – A LIVE NATIVITY — For the 40th year, a live cast and animals present a nativity performance, complete with Christmas music favorites, professional sound and lighting. Each performance is 20 minutes and is outside. 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 22 and 23; Weber County Fairgrounds,1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. FREE.


CHRISTMAS CONCERT WITH TROUBADOR 77 — Ogden City and Ogden’s Christmas Village present an inaugural Christmas concert featuring Troubadour 77. Spend the last Saturday before Christmas with dazzling lights, hot cocoa and a spectacular holiday show. 7 p.m., Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

CRUNCH TIME SHOPPING NIGHT— Last-minute shoppers rejoice in this last-minute, adrenaline-fueled night of holiday shopping. You will receive a lump of coal wrapped in a coupon with some cool offers. 6 p.m., The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave., Ogden.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE —  The Weber County Library staff continues its tradition of reaching out to those who are alone or lack cause to celebrate this season by serving food, providing live music and reading stories. The Weber County Library will be accepting donations of scarves, hats, socks and other warm clothing for all ages and genders through Wednesday, December 20. 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 880 28th St., Ogden. FREE

THE METAL DOGS — Take a trip back to the ‘80s and experience butt rock at its worst. Ladies get in free. 10 p.m., Brewski’s, 244 25th St., Ogden. $5. 

BILL N’ DIANE — Local duo perform songs from the ‘60s to today for an entertaining evening of great stage presence. Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5.

SUPERBUBBLE SUPER FUNK PARTY — An ever-expanding funk collective presents an unapologetically funky dance party with a solid groove. 3 p.m., Powder Mountain, 6965 E. HWY 158, Eden. 

CHARIOT RACES — The 2017-2018 chariot racing season is here. 1 to 4 p.m., Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. 801-430-5347. $5.

SANTA SKIING — Find Santa skiing on the slopes and get a picture shredding with him. 11 a.m., Nordic Valley 3567 Nordic Valley Way, Eden. 801-745-3511. $27-$50. 

SKI PATROL FIRESIDE CHAT — Meet Snowbasin’s ski patrol and hear a discussion about mountain safety that includes NSAA safety programs, uphill travel, signlines and boundaries and SAFERmtn team kickoff. Stick around for a question and answer session that includes cookies, cocoa and coffee. 3 to 4 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

TWO-BIT STREET CAFE CHRISTMAS PARTY — A special party for partrons featuring holiday treats and drinks and a “Bad Santa” gift exchange (bring a gift to give). 6 to 9 p.m., Two-Bit Street Cafe, 126 25th St., Ogden. 801-393-1225.

SUNDAY, Dec. 24

BRUNCH AND BLOODY MARY BAR WITH CARRIE MYERS — Live music with Sunday brunch and Bloody Mary bar returns. This week, Carrie Myers brings her unique originals and cover songs to you. Noon-5p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden.

CHRISTMAS EVE CELEBRATION — Snowbasin’s annual Christmas Eve Celebration features pictures with Santa before he heads out to spread Christmas cheer, a Christmas Eve torchlight parade and a fireworks show on City Hill. Cookie decorating, dinner and Yule log burning will also be available. 4 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

FANTASY AT THE BAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS — Create a Christmas Eve tradition at Willard Bay State Park with a trip to Fantasy at the Bay drive-thru holiday lights. Enjoy a visit with Santa, holiday music, food and more. 5-10 p.m., Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard. $12. 

BAD SANTA PARTY — Celebrate Christmas Eve at a party with inappropriate gifts for everyone on the naughty list. 9 p.m., B&B Billiards, 21 W. Forest St., Brigham City. 

MONDAY, Dec. 25


TUESDAY, Dec. 26

TONY HOLIDAY AND THE VELVETONES— Dirty rock and down-home blues at the Cinnabar. 3:30 to 6 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

POETFLOW — Local writers share poems and other compositions. 7 to 9 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. FREE.


JELLY BREAD — An amalgamation of funk, rock, roots and soul music that tells a story at the Cinnabar. 3:30 to 6 p.m. Dec. 27-29, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

COMMUNITY KWANZAA CELEBRATION — Project Success Coalition celebrates family, community and culture at this annual community gathering.  at . The event is free and open to the public. 6:30 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 227 27th St., Ogden. FREE. 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO AVALANCHE AWARENESS — Know about avalanches before you head out into the snow. Learn about their destructive power, when and why they happen and how to avoid them. 7 to 9 p.m., GEAR:30, 1931 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-732-5870. FREE.

MASQUERADE BALL — Get out our mask and your best dress and come dance to the best country and pop hits. Learn the waltz, swing and cha-cha for the first half hour. 8 to 11:15 p.m., Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. 435-512-9771. $8-$10. 

MICHELLE MOONSHINE BAND — Experience honky-tonk and Americana mountain music from local musicians. 3 p.m., Powder Mountain, 6965 E. Highway 158, Eden.  801-745-3772.


BIKE REPAIR 101: WHEEL TRUING — If your wheels are wobbly, com to this class to get hands-on instruction from a staff mechanic. 6 p.m., Ogden Bicycle Collective. 936 28th St., Ogden. 801-997-0336.  FREE.

JEWELRY MAKING AND SILVER SMITHING CLASS — Learn how to make various pieces of jewelry out of silver, gold and precious stones. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave., Ogden. 801-399-2787. $35. 

KAVA CEREMONY WITH SHAMANIC CLEARING AND HEALING — Experience a relaxing meditative kava ceremony and an advanced energy healing with light meditation music. Bring pillows, blankets and yoga mats and dress comfortably. 7 to 9:30 p.m., Ogden Wellness Collective, 258 E. Harris St., Ogden. 385-240-2824. $35. 

MARNY LION PROUDFIT AND JANE BRUCE AT OGDEN UNPLUGGED — Ogden Unplugged is your weekly chance to show off your acoustic skills and check out a special acoustic performance by Marny Proudfit and Jane Bruce. 7 to 11 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

PATRICK RAMSEY READING AND SIGNING — Ogden Pride’s first poetry winner brings his debut chapbook “Butterflies are Rare in Beehives” that captures his metamorphosis, the parts he thought to write down, to Ogden. 6 to 8 p.m., Booked on 25th, 147 25th St., Ogden. 801-394-4891. FREE.

RYAN SHUPE CHRISTMAS — Ogden-born Ryan Shupe returns for one night only for the holiday season. 8 to 10 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Tickets: smithstix.com or 801-689-8700. $15-$23. 

SOUL FRAGMENT HEALING AND HOLIDAY SURVIVAL — A gentle but effective tool to reclaim bits of energy during this stressful time of year that leaves you with a sense of serenity and cheerful anticipation. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Vibez – Mind, Body, Spirit 168 W. 36th St., Ogden. 385 244-1099. 

WINTER STEAM FESTIVAL — See the Jupiter steam in the cold, dense winter air—it billows unlike it does in the summer. A handcar and motorcar are available for rides and the volunteer staff will have free hot chocolate and cider. 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 28-30, Golden Spike National Historic Site, 6200 N. 22300 West, Promontory Summit. 435-471-2209, ext. 29. 

FRIDAY, Dec. 29

ADVENT HORIZON — A contemporary hybrid of ‘70s progress rock and ‘90s rock with a blues twist in a higher energy performance from Salt Lake City’s Advent Horizon. 3 pm, Powder Mountain, 6965 E. Highway 158, Eden. 801-745-3772.

COMEDIAN RODNEY NORMAN — Hysterical insights into one man’s daily journey into understanding the world, wherein Rodney makes the simple things in life seem complex and strange and the complex and strange seem normal and commonplace. 18 and over show. 8 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 25th St., Ogden. Tickets: wiseguyscomedy.com or 801-622-5888. $12.

KINDRD SPIRIT WITH BREWSTER COGBURN — Local musicians bring your their best tunes. 8 p.m. to midnight, Eagles, 5130 S. 1700 West, Roy. 801-825-2363.

THE LEGENDARY JOE MCQUEEN QUARTET — At 98, Joe McQueen has been performing smooth jazz for over 80 years. Don’t miss your chance to see him live. 7:30 to 11 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5.

YEAR-END VIBRATIONAL HEALING — Release energy, create space for and bless and welcome 2018 with a smudging, visualization and meditation along with a sound bath.  7:30 p.m., Timeless Yoga, 6112 S. 1550 East, South Ogden. 801-560-7778. $10. 


BROTHERS BRIMM — Jam music that is part carefully constructed riffs and melodies and part improvisation and on-stage creation. 9 p.m., Funk ‘n Dive Bar, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5.

CINNABAR APRES MUSIC WITH THE JOHNNY UTAHS — Utah originals play Americana, rock and country at the Cinnabar. 3:30 to 6 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. FREE.

CROOK AND THE BLUFF — Music that explores a variety of themes and strange curiosities, depicting lust, love, murder and malevolence. 9 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5. 

DIZZY DESOTO — Hits from the golden era of rock and roll, including Elvis Presley, buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and Chuck Berry. 3 p.m., Powder Mountain, 6965 E. Highway 158, Eden. 

FROSTY 2018 EVENT NUMBER 1 — Frosty returns for the 5th season at Nordic Valley with a downhill race on a fat bike. 8 a.m., Nordic Valley 3567 Nordic Valley Way, Eden. Register: http://bit.ly/2DmWrNn. $30-$75. 

GET DOWN TONIGHT — Put your boogie shoes on and hear all ‘70s hits all night long. 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Brewski’s, 244 5th St., Ogden. 801-394-1713. $5. 

MANIFEST DESTINY 2018 — Manifest your desires through guided meditation, accessing the subconscious, removing obstacles and detrimental beliefs and conflicts and create dream boards. Part 2 is on Jan. 6. 3852441099 to register right away. Then contact Holly at 801-644-5600 for a list of what to bring. class size limited. $35.00 for both parts. 1:30 p.m., Vibez – Mind, Body, Spirit 168 W. 36th St., Ogden. Register: 385-244-1099. $35. 

PRE NYE RAGER — A killer dance party featuring FUNKTION, TheWitch, CLËSH, ROOK and SumPPLzKids.
8 p.m., The Sand Trap, 2851 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5. 

SALT ROCK NOISE PRESENTS NEW YEARS EVE BASH — Jam with some great rock bands for the last show of the year, featuring Ravenmind, Delphi Quorum, Noise Ordinance and Rejoin the Team. All ages event.  6:30 p.m., Eagles Lodge & Campground, FOE #2472, 975 Wall Ave., Ogden. $5. 

SUNDAY, Dec. 31

A GATSBY NEW YEARS — Don your Gatsby-esque garb for New Year’s Eve because “A little party never killed nobody.” Learn to swing dance, get your shoes shined, eat and mingle. 5 p.m., Bigelow-Ben Lomond Hotel, 2510 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-627-1900. $50. 

CINNABAR APRES MUSIC WITH FOLK HOGAN — Kick off your New Year’s Eve celebration with folk-punk music at the Cinnabar. 3:30 to 6 p.m., Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville.

NEW YEAR’S EVE BULL WARS — Annual Bull Wars returns with the best bucking bulls from Broken Heart Rodeo. 7:30 p.m., Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. Tickets: smithstix.com or 801-399-8798. $6-$17. 

NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE — Ring in the new year with a steak dinner and a masquerade. D & R Spirits, 2430 Grant Ave., Ogden. 801-394-3400. $8-$25. 

NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH DJ LINUS STUBBS — Ring in the new year again with DJ Linus Stubbs at this part with a little bit of everything for everyone. 8 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge, 130 25th St., Ogden. $5. 

NEW YEARS AT THE SAND TRAP — Rock out this New Year’s Eve with E.Z. Money, a steak dinner and dancing. No cover. 8:30 p.m., The Sand Trap, 2851 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-394-4446.

NEW YEAR’S EVE JAM— Get down with funky riffs and groovy reggae rock jams from Ogden locals From The Sun. 3 p.m., Powder Mountain 6965 E. Highway 158, Eden. 

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT ALLEGED — Send out the year in style with champagne, tunes from DJ DR3W and balloons raining down. 8 p.m., Alleged, 201 25th St., Ogden. 801-990-0692.

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE FUNK — Welcome 2018 with 3 DJs on 2 floors. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Funk ‘n Dive Bar, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-621-3483. $5. 

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