THURSDAY

NASHVILLE UNPLUGGED

An intimate country concert includes dinner and drinks, 6 p.m. Dec. 27, O.P. Rockwell, 268 Main St., Park City. $150, 435-565-4486. Age 21-up.

THE BEACH BOYS

Come be a California girl (or boy) for a night with a great American singing group, 7 p.m. Dec. 27, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $35-$80, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

"KRAMPUS"

Enjoy tasty food, a brew or two, and the horror movie, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 27, Brewvies Cinema Pub, 2293 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE.

FRIDAY

WINTER STEAM FESTIVAL

EVENT CANCELED DUE TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: Come see the No. 119 and have fun with train-themed activities, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 28-30, Golden Spike National Historic Site, 6200 N. 22300th Street West, Corinne. $10 park entrance fee, 435-471-2209. 

BOY ERASED

The true story of a young man's struggle to find himself, 8 p.m. Dec. 28-30 (6 p.m. Sunday), Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City. $8, 435-615-8291.

JORDAN MAKIN

A comedian born and raised in the heart of Utah County, 8 p.m. Dec. 28-31, Wiseguys Comedy Cafe, 269 25th St., Ogden. $12, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-622-5588.

DON FRIESEN

A comedian who gets his material through his everyday life as a dad and husband, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 28-31, Wiseguys Downtown SLC, 194 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $15, wiseguyscomedy.com, 801-532-5233. Age 21-up.

SATURDAY

"THE GREATEST SHOWMAN" SING-A-LONG

Sing along with all the hit songs, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 29, Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. $5, 801-689-8700.

A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS

A cirque show with circus acts, singing and magic, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 29, Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $25-$60, arttix.com, 801-355-2787.

"OCEAN SOUL"

National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry takes you through some of his time spent underwater, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29, Park City Institute, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. $29, 435-655-3114.

PIXIE AND THE PARTYGRASS BOYS

Folk band from the Wasatch Front, 8 p.m. Dec. 29, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $10-$20, smithstix.com, 801-355-5522.

BADFEATHER

A five-piece genre-bending group that combines rock with soul, jam-band, country-folk and funk, 9 p.m. Dec. 29, O.P. Rockwell, 268 Main St., Park City. $15-$30, ticketfly.com, 415-250-7988. Age 21-up.

WHO'S BAD?

The ultimate Michael Jackson tribute, 8 p.m. Dec. 29-31, Egyptian Theater, 328 Main St., Park City. $35-up, 435-649-9371.

MONDAY

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY

Enjoy elegant food and drink from Chef Matthew Harris, 10 p.m. Dec. 31, Tupelo, 508 Main St., Park City. $100/members, $150 non-members. 435-615-7700.

NEW YEARS EVE 2019

Italian food served alongside the calm music of Caleb Wendt, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Rovali's Ristorante Italiano, 174 Historic 25th St., Ogden. $15, 801-394-1070.

THOMPSON SQUARE

Husband and wife country duo, 7 p.m. Dec. 31, Peppermill Concert Hall, 680 Wendover Blvd., West Wendover, Nev. $10-$40, wendoverfun.com, 800-217-0049.

BULL WARS

Ring in the New Year watching bull riding, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. $14-$20/adults, $6-$8/children, smithstix.com, 801-399-8798.

SUTTON FOSTER

Memorable performance by two-time Tony Winner, 8 p.m. Dec. 31, Provo Institute, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City. $50-$100, 435-655-3114.

NYE PROJECT X PARTY

Welcome in the new year with a variety of DJs, 8 p.m. Dec. 31, The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. $10, 801-528-9197. Age 21-up.

MOKIE

New Years Eve will be filled with dancing with this jam band playing, 8 p.m. Dec. 31, The Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City. $35/adv., $37/day of, smithstix.com, 801-355-5522.

AIKO

New Year's Eve Party with a group whose music is rooted in folk, country and classic rock, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, O.P. Rockwell, 268 Main St., Park City. $50, 435-565-4486 Age 21-up.

NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION

Say goodbye to 2018 in style, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dec. 31, Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. $60, www.facebook.com/events/1057406381104166. Age 21-up.

NEW YEARS EVE

Boondocks invites you to celebrate the New Year at the fun center, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Dec. 31, Boondocks Food & Fun, 525 S. Deseret Drive, Kaysville. $25/adults, $20/children, 801-660-6800.

"I DO! I DO!"

Musical that takes the audience through the 50-year marriage of a couple, 7:30 p.m. weekends, Dec. 31-Feb. 9, Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. $12-$17, www.terraceplayhouse.com, 801-393-0070.

TUESDAY

FIRST DAY HIKE

Celebrate the New Year by heading outside on a hike, 10 a.m. Jan. 1, Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. $10/park entrance fee, 801-725-9263.

WEDNESDAY

NORTHERN UTAH HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ART GALLERY

An art display showcasing pieces made by students from different schools, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2-26, Eccles Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. 801-392-6935. FREE.

CONTINUING

"HOW THE GROUCH STOLE CHRISTMAS"

Green eggs and hilarious hams, various times Nov. 8-Jan. 5, Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray. $24.95 adults, $14.95 children. 801-266-2600.

"MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Features life-size puppets who walk, talk, and present the classic story, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23-Dec. 29, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $10-$16, 801-355-4628.

LAUGHING STOCK IMPROV

They have been performing improv for more than 21 years, 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 23-Dec. 29, Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. $8-$11, 801-355-4628.

"PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL"

The story of Pinkalicious turning pink, set to music, 7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 30 (noon and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays), Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City. $27/adults, $17/children, 801-363-7522.

"THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE"

Siblings stumble through an old wardrobe and enter the land of Narnia, 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 1-Jan. 5, Utah Children's Theatre, 3605 S. State St., Salt Lake City. $16, uctheatre.org.

TAP TAKEOVER

Every weekend different Utah brewers bring their best brews, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 22-Mar. 31, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Free admission, cost for drinks, snowbasin.com, 801-620-1000.

QUEEN NATION

Queen tribute band singing all their hits, 8 p.m. Dec. 26-28, Egyptian Theater, 328 Main St., Park City. $35-$55, 435-649-9371.

Contact Mark Saal at 801-625-4272, or msaal@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @Saalman. Friend him on Facebook at facebook.com/MarkSaal.

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