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Murray Filled With Holiday Happenings

Nov 06, 2014 12:57PM, Published by City Journals Staff, Categories: News, Arts+Entertainment


Hundreds of residents turned out to visit Santa during the city’s Christmas tree lighting last year.



There’s a ton of great family fun planned around the city. The Murray Journal has tried to round up information on as many as we can below. Tear this page out and put it on your fridge so you don’t miss out on all the fun events.

THANKSGIVING
A Thanksgiving Celebration will be held at the L. Clark Cushing Heritage Center, 10 East 6150 South, on Wednesday, Nov. 19 with entertainment beginning at 11a.m. with the New Fiddlers, and a holiday meal at noon. Tickets are $6 and must be paid for in advance.

SANTA CLAUS 
Santa’s arrival at Fashion Place Mall is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m. in the food court. 

Pet photos with Santa will be on Monday, Nov. 17 and 24, Dec. 1, 8 and 15.

CONCERTS
The Murray Symphony Sing-A-Along will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Murray High School (5440 South State Street). Attendees are encouraged to bring a vocal score of the Messiah.  Admission is free, but food and clothing donations to give to The Road Home are suggested.  

“The Forgotten Carols” will be performed at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 20 in the Cottonwood High School auditorium, 5715 South 1300 East.  Written 23 years ago by Utah resident Michael McLean, the performance tells the nativity story, starring Broadway actress Katie Thompson as Connie Lou, a nurse who is too busy to celebrate Christmas. The holiday show will be performed with Murray high school choirs.

Horizon Elementary School’s annual bell choir concert will be held at the school auditorium, 5180 South 700 West on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. and again at the Murray Library, 166 East 5300 South at 10 a.m. the same day.

Cottonwood High will hold its holiday concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the auditorium at 5715 South 1300 East

FUN AT THE LIBRARY
Murray Library: 801-264-2580

Family Movie Night: Dec. 1 and Dec. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  (movies TBA) Enjoy a family film at the library (166 East 5300 South) with free popcorn. 

Deck the Halls Palooza, Saturday, Dec. 6. Time to be determined. Kids of all ages can meet Santa and listen to holiday stories. 

Holly Jolly Christmas Music Festival. Local musicians perform at the library throughout the month of December.
 
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Murray City’s annual Christmas tree lighting will be held at Murray City Hall, 5025 South State Street Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. 

On Friday, Dec. 5, the Heritage Center, 10 East 6150 South, hosts its holiday meal and boutique from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than a dozen artists will sell homemade crafts at this annual event, and the public is invited to attend. The holiday meal and entertainment is $7 for those 55 and over. Sign up early as seating is limited. 

CLOTHING DRIVES
The Murray Youth Community Council is collecting backpacks and items for the Salt Lake County Youth Shelter. Donations can be dropped off at any Zions Bank, 5595 South State Street, Murray City Hall and the Murray Park Center, 202 East Murray Park Avenue, through Friday, Dec. 19. 

The Heritage Center, 10 East 6150 South, is hosting a drive for used or new winter clothing. Murray residents are asked to bring coats, hats, blankets, sweaters, gloves, etc. to the center that will be donated to the overflow homeless shelter in Midvale. The facility has also partnered with high school students to fill backpacks for homeless youths. 

SPORTS
On Saturday, Dec. 20, the Park Center, 202 East Murray Park Avenue, will host a Winter Coed 6s Volleyball Tournament. Call 801-284-4200 for more information.  

Matt Harpring’s Holiday Basketball Camp Skills & Drills will be held Tuesday, Dec. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Park Center. This camp is for youth ages 7-14. Cost is $45 per day.

HAVE A HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!



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