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Campus Events, Arts and Culture    Free events and holidays   Sports, Outdoors and Dining

Important Dates

Fall Semester Mandatory Departure Meeting: December 2nd

Winter Break: November 28th – 29th

 Campus Events

Sweat the Stress, Free Fitness!

What: A free week of fitness classes at the Student Life Center during finals week

When: December 13th – 17th

Where: Student Life Center, 1836 Student Life Way, SLC, UT 84112

More information: https://campusrec.utah.edu/events/

 

Wilderness First Aid Basics

What: Learn from Trip Leaders how to treat injuries and illnesses in the wilderness

When: Monday, December 6th, 6 – 7 PM

Where: Outdoor Adventures, Student Life Center, 1836 Student Life Way, SLC, UT 84112

More information:https://campusrec.utah.edu/outdoor-adventures/clinics/index.php#top

Arts, Culture, Concerts

 

Downtown Farmers Market: Winter Market

What: Outdoor market with in-season winter produce, meat, cheese, and more

When: Every Saturday starting November 13th, 10 AM – 2 PM

Where: 10 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

More Information: https://www.slcfarmersmarket.org/winter-farmers-market

 

Christkindlmarkt SLC

What: German-style holiday market with shopping, food, and festive activities

When: Wednesday, December 1st to Saturday, December 4th, 11 AM – 8 PM

Where: This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

More Information: https://www.christkindlmarkt-slc.com/

 

The Nutcracker: Ballet West

What: A classic Tchaikovsky ballet, performed by the world renowned Ballet West

When: December 4th to 26th

Where: Capitol Theatre, 50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

More Information: https://balletwest.org/events/the-nutcracker-2021

 

Christmas on Temple Square

What: Traditional Christmas light at the Mormon Temple in the heart of SLC

When: November 29th to January 1st

Where: Temple Square, 50 N Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150

More Information: https://www.visitsaltlake.com/blog/stories/post/salt-lake-lights-and-sights-experience-temple-square/

 

Zoo Lights at Hogle Zoo

What: Walk through the zoo with Christmas lights, decoration, music and more

When: November 29th to December 31st

Where: Hogle Zoo, 2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

More Information: https://www.hoglezoo.org/promo/zoo_lights/

 

Christmas Carol Service at The Cathedral of the Madeleine

What: Catholic Christmas caroling at a historic church

When: November 29th to December 31st

Where: 331 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

More Information: https://www.hoglezoo.org/promo/zoo_lights/

Sports/Outdoors 

What: University of Utah’s Men’s Basketball

Where: R Jon M. Huntsman Center, 1825 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

When: Games throughout December

More information: https://utahutes.com/sports/mens-basketball/schedule

 

What: University of Utah’s Women’s Basketball

Where: R Jon M. Huntsman Center, 1825 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

When: Games throughout December

More information: https://utahutes.com/sports/womens-basketball/schedule

 

What: Utah Jazz Basketball

Where: Vivint Arena, 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

When: Games throughout December

More information: https://www.nba.com/jazz/schedule

 

What: Utah Women’s Volleyball

Where: Jon M. Huntsman Center, 1825 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

When: Games throughout December

More information: https://utahutes.com/sports/womens-volleyball/schedule/2021

Dining

Carlucci’s Bakery:

What: Cozy bakery and café with breakfast and lunch

Where: 314 W Broadway # 1, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

How much: $

When: Tuesday – Saturday 8:30 AM – 4 PM

More information: http://www.carluccisbakery.com/

 

Laziz Kitchen:

What: Re-imagined Lebanese Mediterranean cuisine with wraps, salads, burgers

Where: 912 Jefferson St W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

How much: $$

When: Monday – Saturday 11 AM – 3PM, 5 – 10 PM

More information: https://lazizkitchen.com/

 

Pig & A Jelly Jar

What: Southern-inspired American brunch with a contemporary twist

Where: 401 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

How much: $$

When: Monday – Sunday 8 AM – 4 PM

More information: https://www.pigandajellyjar.com/


Tuccis Cucina Italiana:

What: Traditional Italian comfort food in an easygoing setting

Where: 515 S 700 E #1D, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

How much: $$

When: Monday – Thursday 11:30 AM – 9 PM, Friday – Saturday 11:30 AM – 10 PM, Sunday 12 – 9 PM

More information: http://tuccisslc.com/

 

 

Last Updated: 12/1/21