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West Jordan Filled With Holiday Happenings

Nov 14, 2014 01:53PM, Published by City Journals Staff, Categories: News, Arts+Entertainment



There’s a ton of great family fun planned in the West Jordan community. The West Jordan City Journal has tried to round up information on as many as we can below. 

Santa Claus

On Dec. 6 from 11-2 p.m. Santa will be at the Viridian Center, 8030 South 1825 West, to bring some holiday cheer. The event is free to the public.

“Everyone is welcome to bring their own cameras and take pictures with Santa, and we’ll also have a professional photographer taking pictures that will be available for purchase,” Viridian Center Manager Tyler Curtis said.  

Additionally, the West Jordan Chamber of Commerce has invited several local merchants to participate in the event. There will be a small village of shops set up near Santa that will be made up of entirely of West Jordan businesses. The community is invited to come join the celebration.

That evening, the festivities will continue at the Viridian Center with the annual West Jordan Arts Council Christmas Concert from 6 to 8 p.m.

At The Library: Christmas Classic Movie Series

Each Monday leading up to Christmas starting at 7 p.m. celebrate the season with a free movie, popcorn and hot chocolate at the West Jordan Library/Viridian Center.

Dec. 1 “Elf”
Dec. 8 “A Christmas Story”
Dec. 15 “Miracle on 34th Street”
Dec. 22 “The Polar Express”

Annual Dickens Christmas Ball

On Dec. 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. infuse the Christmas spirit into your heart this season with the antique dances of Dickens’ lifetime and the sweet delicacies of the holidays at the Dickens Christmas ball at the Viridian Center. All the dances will be demonstrated and taught. Dress from the lifetime of Dickens’ (1812-1870) or modern formal is requested. Tickets can be purchased at www.oldgloryvintagedancers.com or at the door.

Excellence in the Community Concert: Lark and Spur

Enjoy the sounds of Lark & Spur on Dec. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Viridian Center.

The group includes guitars, woodwinds, mandolin, piano, bass, and percussion. Lark & Spur has performed in Europe, Canada, and throughout Utah. Their music has been on the radio in Scotland, Switzerland, and France. 

This concert program will include traditional and modern carols performed on acoustic instruments.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”

Sugar Factory Playhouse and West Jordan Theater Arts presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Dec. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Viridian Events Center, 8030 South 1825 West.

Messiah Sing-a-long

The West Jordan Symphony and Mountain West Chorale will perform their 21st annual Messiah sing-a-long Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Jordan Oaks LDS Stake Center, 8117 South Leslie Drive (3905 West)

Gardner Village Elf Displays & Elf Scavenger Hunt 

Santa’s elves are back at Gardner Village as they prepare for the Christmas season.  Families can enjoy the displays and participate in the free Elf Scavenger Hunt beginning Nov. 21. Scavenger hunt forms can be printed from the Gardner Village website after that date. Gardner Villager is located at 1100 West 7800 South.


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