Last month Erik and I were celebrating our 14th wedding anniversary with a mountain bike ride on Charlie’s 9k. As we were riding past the Church, I got swept up in the romantic winds and jokingly tried to convince Erik to renew his vows on the spot. In typical fashion, Erik looked at me sideways, burst out laughing, and continued on his ride without even breaking his pedal cadence. I may have to head over there soon to put a rock for September 15, 2022…15 years of marriage time to renew, right?
Presenting the second installment in the Unique Day video series from Summit Sotheby’s International Realty. Although the land-locked state of Utah doesn’t typically bring to mind splashing waves and the billowing sails of race boats on water, in this episode we jump in alongside our Marketing Director to crew an Elliot 6M on the Jordanelle Reservoir during a weekly Thursday night race series in Summit County, Utah.
How Van Gogh Found His Creative Spark in Paris
Vincent Van Gogh was a master of creating sumptuous still lifes. In this latest Expert Voices, Sotheby’s specialist Simon Stock describes how his painting “Nature Morte: Vase Aux Glaïeuls”, offered in Sotheby’s upcoming Modern Art Evening Sale (9 October | Hong Kong), perfectly captured the essence of the artist’s first summer in Paris in 1886. Discover how the artist infused his inspiration of Japanese wood block prints into his paintings, and how he painstakingly captured the joy of living in his still lifes, but also the transience of life.
Park City’s Scarecrow Festival 2021
Looking for a family friendly activity? Visit this year’s Park City Scarecrow Festival on October 2 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your family and friends to the McPolin Farm and build your own scarecrow which will be displayed for the remainder of the month for everyone to see! Bring all the items you will need to craft your scarecrow and any funky accessories to make it unique! If you are not interested in creating your own scarecrow but want to see all the others, you can visit McPolin Farm and take a walk along the path to see what other members of the community created. Walking along the scarecrows is a fun outdoor activity for you and your family to get some fresh air and spend some time together. All of the different scarecrows are fun to see and each has their own unique twist.
Hosted by the Park City Gallery Association, the Last Friday Gallery Stroll, is a fun (and free) monthly community event dedicated to highlighting artists and special exhibits at art galleries throughout town. On the last Friday of each month, sixteen art galleries open their doors for visitors and locals alike to enjoy light refreshments and to admire their latest art installations. Details can be found here.
Try a New Restaurant…Bartolos!
Looking for the perfect fall comfort food? Bartolos is cozy, authentic, and delicious. This is the place for a casual night out, with a laid-back atmosphere and quality food. Enjoy locally sourced foods and house made everything. This Italian inspired restaurant is a must visit, the food is amazing and every bite is filled with freshly prepared ingredients. It is a great place for a date night or a family dinner, and if you are looking to stay at home there are also takeout and delivery options available. It is located in Kimball Junction, central to most neighborhoods in Park City and it is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. From hand made pastas to beautifully baked dishes, fresh salads and more!
Get Outdoors on Horseback
Red Pine Tours: What better way to experience the changing color of the leaves than horseback riding through the beautiful autumn colors. An activity that is great for families and friends, get a group together and enjoy a mountain ride through the trees with a fall breeze filled with mountain aroma. Red Pine Adventures is Park City’s premium mountain and horseback guided rides. An activity that is accessible to people of all skill levels, spend some time in nature and enjoy the last few weeks of fall before winter arrives. Take a scenic ride through the mountains with Red Pine Adventures, all experiences are on privately owned land nearby Canyons Village.
Visit a National Park
There are a few different hikes to do while visiting Goblin Valley, some are more challenging than others. One of the easier hikes is Entrada Canyon, it is 1.3 miles in length and leads you through redrock right to the goblins. This hike is good for people of all skill levels and could be a great family excursion. A more challenging hike is Goldbin’s Lair. This hike begins on the Carmel Canyon trail and branches off about .5 miles down; the hike is 1.5 miles round trip. It is a more strenuous hike; however, it is a great experience with views of the goblins and eventually leads to a slot canyon. When visiting Goblin Valley, there are a few different trails for you to choose from and each has unique sights and scenery.
What’s Old Is New Again: 5 Homes Built in the 1800s
Dating to 1893 and conscientiously renovated in 2014, this estate is nestled an idyllic gated setting. Filled with gentle light and classical charm, it features a living room with a fireplace, an oversized dining room, a sitting area with a wall of windows, a library or office, and a sunroom with a view of the backyard gardens, cabana, and heated saltwater pool.
Open House | A Luxury Home With Eco-Friendly Features
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