RSVP: A canine adaptation of the holiday classic 'The Nutcracker'

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Artisans, Crafters, Vendors Wanted

The TD Gift Solutions company is seeking artisans, craftsmen and vendors for its Valentine gift show and clothing drive that will benefit The Road Home, Feb. 9 from noon-5 p.m. Contact for information.

When • Thursday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m.

Where • Utah Olympic Oval, 5662 S. Cougar Lane (4800 West), Kearns

Tickets • Vendor booths start at $75

Snowbird Summit Gala

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will host its annual Summit Gala, featuring a celebratory evening of dining, dancing, live and silent auctions, as well as special guest Erik Weihenmayer. Register by calling 801-933-2112.

When • Friday, Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m.

Where • Snowbird Ski Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $125; $1,000 for a table of 10; visit

'Pupcracker: A Canine Nutcracker'

Intermountain Therapy Animals will present "Pupcracker: A Canine Nutcracker," a canine adaptation of the ever-popular "Nutcracker" ballet, hosted by Sister Dottie S. Dixon (aka Charles Lynn Frost). For tickets, call 801-355-ARTS or visit

When • Friday, Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 29, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $16.50; children's tickets not available online, only by phone; visit

Utah Refugee Coalition and Utah Grizzlies Fundraiser

The Utah Grizzlies will team with the Utah Refugee Coalition for a fundraiser. By using a code online, the public is offered a discounted ticket of $13 with a portion donated to the Utah Refugee Coalition to support refugees living in Utah. Visit Put in the username urc and the password grizzlies. Tickets can be purchased and donated to refugees by contacting Elise at the Utah Refugee Coalition at or by phone, 720-323-0568.

When • Saturday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m.

Where • Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Tickets • $17