Park City Museum

Park City Museum is offering a craft for kids to go along with their new exhibit "House and Home" on July 26. The craft free with Museum admission. Hours of craft 11AM-5PM. Contact education@parkcityhistory.org for more information.

Put on your walking shoes and explore Park City’s Historic Main Street.  Explore the architecture and stories of Park City’s unique history—from the days as a booming mine town to an emerging ski town. The Park City Museum’s popular Historic Main Street Walking Tours are from July 5 to September 2. Weather permitting the tours will leave the Park City Museum (528 Main Street) Monday-Friday at 2:00pm. Cost is $5 per person.  For more information, call 435-649-7457 ext. 102 or email education@parkcityhistory.org. 

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO of Envision Utah, Robert Grow about the most recent survey results on the topics of jobs and the economy. Park City Council member Andy Beerman reviews some of the items discussed at Thursday's meeting. Park City Museum Sandra Morrison has details on the  newest exhibit - Plastics Unwrapped and John Conde with Alpenglow Solar talks about why the Utah Public Service Commission shouldn't approve Rocky Mountain Power's request to impose a surcharge on those with solar panels. 

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Peg Ijams, John Wells and Larry Warren celebrate Pioneer Day Live at the Park City Museum with guests Sandra Morrison, Park City Museum Executive Director and Robin Marrouche from the Kimball Arts Center.  Musical guests Courtney King and Jennifer Worsley performed live during the program.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong talks about the approval of the General Plan Phase 2 after Section 2.3 was rewritten. Emily Summers talks about the opening of Deer Valley's summer season. Katie Wright, Kristen Shaw and Lauren Vitulli from the Park City Community Foundation talk about the finalists and voting procedure for the first Women's Giving Fund grant.

Thursday, July 24th is Pioneer Day as the state of Utah commemorates the arrival of the Mormon settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. However, the origins of Park City, as a mining town, didn't come until nearly 20 years later, according to Park City Museum director Sandra Morrison. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City Museum recently closed on a commercial lot in Prospector, which will eventually be a new storage facility and education center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The snow is disappearing and Park City's remaining resort closes this weekend, but there's still a chance to look back on the town's ski history. Rick Brough has more.

A limited number of specially priced Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) Benefit Days lift tickets are now on sale. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Museum Free Day

Sep 23, 2013

The Park City Museum is hosting another free day on Thursday, September 26th. Rick Brough has more.

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