RSVP: Utah County home tour, YWCA benefit

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Home tour

The Utah Valley Symphony Guild is sponsoring a four-house home tour featuring "The Monticello," patterned after Thomas Jefferson's home. Other homes offer spectacular art and murals and holiday decorations. Proceeds benefit the Utah Valley Symphony.

When • Friday, Dec. 7, 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2-5 p.m.

Tickets • $10. Purchase at Summerhays Music, 1006 S. State, Orem; or Maps provided at checkout.

YWCA benefit

"Bring Your Gifts" is a Christmas devotional featuring dance and live music. Proceeds will be donated to the women's shelter at the Salt Lake City YWCA.

When • Friday, Dec. 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Where • Historic Murray Theatre, 4969 S. State, Murray

Tickets • Adults and children $15 in advance; adult $20 day of. Purchase at visit

Park City boutique

The Holiday Art Boutique will feature hand-made pieces by local artists, such as pottery, jewelry, photography and locations. A portion of each sale will be donated to Swaner Eco Center.

When • Saturday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m.

Where • Swaner Eco Center, 1258 Center Drive, Park City

Tickets • Free

Food drive

Those attending Pioneer Theatre Company's presentation of "A Christmas Carol: The Musical" can bring nonperishable food items for the Utah Food Bank. Drop boxes will be in the lobby.

When • Monday through Thursday, Dec. 3-6, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m., 8 p.m.

Where • Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Coat drive

Take new or gently used coats, hats, scarves, gloves and blankets to Bank of Utah branches for the "Warm Bodies, Warm Souls" coat drive. The cold weather gear will be distributed to homeless and low income families.

When • Monday through Friday, Dec. 3-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • 711 S. State, Salt Lake City; 2605 Washington Blvd. and 4605 Harrison Blvd., Ogden; and 1000 W. 800 North, Orem.

Musical match-up

The Murray Symphony and the Mapleton Chorale will celebrate the season with a holiday concert. The program will include selections from "The Messiah," John Williams' "Home Alone" Christmas Suite, Vaughan-Williams' "Fantasia on Greensleeves" and other music to celebrate the holidays. A food donation for the Food Bank is requested.

When • Saturday, Dec. 8, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Where • Murray High School, 5440 S. State St., Murray

Tickets • Free; visit