The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from November 2013

  • Echoes Of Christmas

    Echoes of Christmas is a yearly tradition that has become an important part of our family's holiday season. Watch a short video done by KBYU about Echoes of Christmas. A free event in Liberty Park, Echoes of Christmas is organized and put on by a group of volunteers every year as "a musical

  • Questions to ask around the Thanksgiving table

    You may be traveling home to Salt Lake for Thanksgiving or you may be going somewhere else, but no matter where you go, it is always wonderful to be home with family and friends for the holidays. So I have a few ideas for you about how to learn more about your heritage this Thanksgiving. Whether you

  • Utah Human Race To Benefit the Utah Food Bank

    An annual Thanksgiving tradition is the Utah Human Race. This is the 8th year for this tradition, and gets bigger and better each year. On Thanksgiving morning, more than 5,100 participants line up at the VF Outlet stores in Draper to race and raise money and food for the Utah Food Bank. The 10k

  • 10 TIPS TO STAY ACTIVE OUTDOORS DURING WINTER

    Winter is coming and with it come freezing temperatures. Whether you need a little break on your own to rejuvenate or a break from school work with the kids, getting outside will always keep your heart warm with memories. Here are a few tips to keep you active during the winter months. 1. Go for a

  • Sushi SLC - Best Bets for Sushi in the Salt Lake Valley

    Sushi is not as exotic as it may have been a decade ago - it's easy to find passable ready-made sushi in many grocery stores. But the best sushi is still made by trained chefs in sushi restaurants, and there are plenty of places in the Salt Lake area to get fresh, beautiful, creative sushi. Here

  • Skiing & Trees

    Skiing and trees…two things that are very near and dear to my heart. My identity is most often tied to being a skier, an environmentalist, or even a tree hugger. Fortunately for me, Utah is a place where I can be all of these things. Most of us are aware that Utah is well known for its skiing,

  • A Letter from Ski Season

    Greetings Hardcore, Fair-weather and Skiers of all Kinds, Ski season has arrived in Salt Lake! In usual fashion Brighton Ski Resort and Solitude Mountain resort opened, before any other resorts’ in Utah, last Friday, November 8. We missed you greatly if you weren’t able to make it to opening

  • A SLC Beer Dinner and Brunch Not to Miss

    Faustina Autumn “Brewmaster’s” Brunch On November 16th Faustina in downtown Salt Lake is hosting a special “Brewmaster’s Brunch” with EPIC Brewing Co. starting at 1 p.m. EPIC Brewing will be on hand to educate diners about EPIC Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection, along with

  • Five great early winter hikes in Salt Lake City

    We've already had a good amount of snowfall on the Wasatch Mountains covering some of the higher trails that I haunted throughout the hot summer months. I'm not giving up hiking just yet however. Now is a perfect time to hike some of my favorite trails along the "Front Range" of the Wasatch. These

  • SLC Celebrates Veterans Day

    Utah residents have a proud tradition of military service, and most of us have seen close up the kinds of sacrifices our military personnel have made. Salt Lake City celebrates Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11, with the largest events at the University of Utah and in Taylorsville. Highlights include a

  • RIDE SNOWBIRD TRAM FREE (ALMOST)

    Adventure Mom, Kristing Sokol, shares how to ride the Snowbird Tram for almost free. Did you know it’s customer appreciation days at Snowbird? I bet you thought that after all the beautiful all colors were gone your NEED to go up the canyon would be over. But…you were wrong. Snowbird wants you. AND

  • SLC Ski Movies

    Fall is on the outs and winter is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a little winter stoke to get you motivated to do some squats and tune your skis, a ski film is the only way to go. We are at the end of “ski movie season” but you can still get your hands on tickets for a few more.