Good JuJu Bag ~ Stones & Talismans
Sep
29
6:30 pm18:30

Good JuJu Bag ~ Stones & Talismans

  • Black Bear Chalet

Class Is Full

Class taught by House of Good JuJu

A JuJu bag is a small satchel containing various items of supernatural power. It is a very sacred bundle of talismans and stones. These items are all picked to bring the wearer special intent and Good JuJu! Your bag will be created with special Blessings, Mantras, and Moon Energy. Stones, talismans, charms, herb/roots will be handpicked,  depending on your intent and needs. Your JuJu is designed for your personal empowerment! The leather JuJu bag can be worn outside of clothes and the items taken out and manifested upon. They work with your special prayers, wishes, and energy. They are your personal energy items, only for you. Not for others to touch. Energy can be transferred. The bag is crafted and empowered for you! It brings you Good JuJu wherever you go. A special little spell created just for you! It is a beautiful accessory with magical powers and energy!  

Intro to Biscotti Making
Oct
6
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Biscotti Making

  • The Black Bear Chalet

Just in time for cooler temperatures, join ACE on Thursday, October 6th as we dive into the fundamentals of cooking baking, advanced biscotti dipping and coffee sipping.

Free Admission

Intro to Yoga: Handstand Workshop
Oct
18
5:30 pm17:30

Intro to Yoga: Handstand Workshop

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Come work on your inversions with Ashlee from Root to Rise Studio as we explore what it takes to master the art of handstands.

Free Admission

Pre Registration Required (more information coming soon)

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Fall Harvest Halloween Celebration
Oct
27
6:00 pm18:00

Fall Harvest Halloween Celebration

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Fall Harvest Potluck

Bring your favorite fall dish to share with friends as we welcome Fall to Little Cottonwood!

Pumpkin Carving Competition

B.Y.O.P. (Bring Your Own Pumpkin)

Prizes Awarded to:

  • best free hand
  • best use of stencil
  • most creative

Monster Mash-up Dance

Come move your booty and shake out those cobwebs, as Déja Mitchell from Tribalove teaches an upbeat, hiphop twist on a classic Halloween dance that's great for all ages.

Free Admission

 

Nov
10
5:00 pm17:00

Tortilla Making - Ay, Caramba !

  • Black Bear Chalet

Join ACE and learn how to make flour tortillas from sratch. Once you master the art of tortilla making you'll never want store-bought again! A lot easier than you think, it's all in the rolling.

Bring your favorite side dishes to enjoy with your fresh, soft and warm final product. - Una tortilla muy fina. 

Free Admission

Pre Registration Required (more information coming soon)

Teton Gravity Premiere : Tight Loose
Nov
28
6:30 pm18:30

Teton Gravity Premiere : Tight Loose

  • Our Lady of the Snows
Doors open at 6:30pm - Showing at 7:00pm - Admission $5 - Our Lady of the Snows

Doors open at 6:30pm - Showing at 7:00pm - Admission $5 - Our Lady of the Snows

Come join ACE to celebrate TGR's 21st Birthday. The tighter your show the looser you can be. With over 21 years of traveling the globe and pushing the boundaries of what is possible TGR has experienced the full spectrum of adventure. It has been a constant evolution of refining a lifestyle - keeping things as buttoned-up on the front end in order to seize the moment when things reach the edge of control. Their latest film "Tight Loose" is TGR's highest achievement to date. From India to Alaska, come join us as we discover unridden spine walls, massive airs, and full throttle riding in some of the wildest and most spectacular places on earth. Witness the 21-year athlete roster as they come together for a reunion-style massive group shred of the Palisades at Squaw Valley. Tight Loose is living to the fullest!

Featuring Little Cottonwood locals Angel and John Collinson!

 

ACE Gear Swap
Dec
3
8:15 am08:15

ACE Gear Swap

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Get ready for this year's Gear Swap

Saturday, December 3rd

Gear Drop-off: Friday, December 2nd 3:00-7:00pm &

Saturday, December 3rd 7:30-8:30am

Gear/Money Pick-up: Saturday, December 3rd 4:00-6:00pm

| $1 per item entered into the Swap | Buyer is responsible for sales tax | %20 of sales will go to Alta Community Enrichment | All sales are final |

Jan
17
Jan 19

Three Day UWS Avalanche 1 Course

  • Our Lady of the Snows

This 3 day UWS Avalanche 1 course provides a comfortable fun learning atmosphere to gain the knowledge and skills to become more confident and safe in the backcountry. The course covers all the concepts of good avalanche safety; better awareness of hazardous conditions, dynamics of snowpack and weather, effective teamwork, and how to plan for and safely travel in avalanche terrain. It also teaches all the current best practices in avalanche rescue techniques, and covers the latest technologies in gear. Combining classroom and field components each day, this course provides the knowledge and experience to become more competent and safe in the backcountry.

Learn About

Safe winter travel in avalanche terrain 
Weather patterns that contribute to snowpack instability
Snow crystal metamorphism
Snow stability evaluation
Decision making guidelines and the human factor
Rescue technology
Rescue techniques (beacon use, probing, digging techniques)

 

Pre Registration Required (more information coming soon)

Special offer for to Canyon Employees using the signup code ACEAVY1

Cost: $150

** UPON SIGN UP ALL CANYON EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT WORK ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGERS NAME FOR APPROVAL TO MARKETING@ALTAARTS.ORG**

National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki
Jan
26
6:30 pm18:30

National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki

  • Our Lady of the Snows
Doors 6:30 PM | Presentation 7:00PM | Free Admission | Our Lady of the Snows

Doors 6:30 PM | Presentation 7:00PM | Free Admission | Our Lady of the Snows

Come join National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki for his 18th Annual presentation Thursday, January 26th at 7:00 p.m.

An evening of grand climbing and exploratory expeditions around the world:

Year of the Monkey Expeditions: From Nepal to Greenland to Antarctica and More...

Libecki will take us on adventures around the world to some of the most remote, exotic locations

on some of the most demanding climbing and exploratory expeditions.

Come embrace the magic, power and beauty of colorful culture,

exotic flora and fauna, mystery, immaculate mayhem, suffering arctic, insane jungle, climbing, skiing

and adventure in way you have never seen before...

Hope to see you there!

 

This will be a fund raiser/benefit for The Humane Society and Nepal Earthquake Fund/Human Outreach Project

 

Free Admission

Huge raffle of gear and clothing for the benefit.

Refreshments provided at no charge.


Art & Practice of Meditation
Sep
19
5:30 pm17:30

Art & Practice of Meditation

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Join Stacy Petersen of Earthflow Yoga for in depth session on the Art and Practice of Meditation. In this session we will discuss the application of meditation in modern everyday life, exploring the philosophy, benefits and myths of meditation. In addition, we will learn and practice several different types of meditation giving the participant a solid foundation to establish and sustain a daily meditation practice. This will be a 1.5 hour long class.

FREE

Weed Pull, Potluck & Learn How to Make Butter
Sep
15
5:00 pm17:00

Weed Pull, Potluck & Learn How to Make Butter

Weed Pull 3-5pm / Potluck 5pm / Learn How to Make Butter 6pm
FREE

Join the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Friends of Alta, and the Alta Environmental Center for their weed pull in Alta.  Bring a friend, sibling, or child. It's rather relaxing work! To register email volunteer@cottonwoodcanyons.org or call 801.466.6411

Then relax and enjoy the summer social potluck from 5-8pm at Our Lady of the Snows Center and soak in the fruits of your labor with a spectacular Little Cottonwood summer evening view and cool breeze.

6pm Learn how to make butter with Alta local, Brophy Jones of Epicurean Chefs

Intro to Calligraphy
Sep
13
6:30 pm18:30

Intro to Calligraphy

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Join us to learn the art of beautiful writing,  calligraphy, with Ashantai Yungai.  We will explore basic fundamentals through kalli-graphing (kalli - Greek for beauty; graph - to write) your name.

EVENT FULL.  Pre registration was required

Intro to Caramel Making with Indulge Eats
Aug
30
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Caramel Making with Indulge Eats

  • Our Lady of the Snows

$6 per person  * Class is full*
Learn the process of making decedent homemade caramels with Salt Lake's own Indulge Caramels.  Emily Park, owner & creator will demo the process, have a Q & A, and provide a goodie bag with caramels and recipes for attendees. Limited space.

Check out more on Indulge Eats HERE !

Yoga Class
Aug
23
5:30 pm17:30

Yoga Class

  • Our Lady of the Snows

Free

Come up and enjoy the views while enjoying a FREE yoga class with one of our favorite teachers, Stacy Petersen of Earthflow Yoga

* we have some mats are available to use * 

Alta Kids Day
Aug
20
10:00 am10:00
art

Alta Kids Day

  • Albion Grill

FREE

Discover the magic of Alta with family walks, birding, storytime, crafts and more.  ACE will be doing sun prints for the kid's craft, come experience Alta & a little art with the your family. This event is in collaboration with Friends of Alta, Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Tracy Aviary and Alta Environmental Center.

Wasatch Art Soiree
Aug
19
6:30 pm18:30

Wasatch Art Soiree

  • Albion Grill

A Celebration of Food & Arts in the Mountains

$65 until August 18th    $85 day of event      VIP $125

Ticket info > click here

There will be 5 local artists and 5 local chefs who will present their best creations for guests and judges. Near the end of the evening, each guest will cast their vote for their favorite artist and chef.  Then the votes are tallied and ACE award's the People's Choice Grant of $500 and the Judges Choice Grant of $500 to winning artist & chef at the Soiree.

Salsa & Enchilada Competiton with African Drum & Dance Class
Aug
9
6:00 pm18:00

Salsa & Enchilada Competiton with African Drum & Dance Class

  • Alta Peruvian Lodge

$5 to Taste/Judge    Free event

Do you have the best salsa or enchiladas recipe in Little Cottonwood Canyon?  ENTER IT WITH US!   Email marketing@altaarts.org to let us know if you are entering a salsa, meat enchilada or veggie enchilada.  

We will start at 6:00pm with one of Alta's favorite culinary competitions of the year, the Salsa & Enchiladas Culinary Competition. After you have had your fill learn how to African Drum or Dance with energetic Instructor, Deja Mitchell. So enjoy a spicy, multi cultural night in the mountains with your favorite Arts, Cultural, & Educational non-profit.

Wasatch Wildflower Festival
Jul
29
Jul 30

Wasatch Wildflower Festival

This three day festival is held at Solitude, Brighton, Alta & Snowbird ALL INFO HERE
ALTA's Day is Saturday, July 30th from 9:00am - 1:00pm
Albion Day Lodge Parking Area
FREE

Beginner Walks       10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm
Intermediate Wildflower Walks
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm
Advanced Walk
10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm
Kids Wildflower Walks
9:30am and 10:30am

Live Acoustic Music
8:30am-12:30pm     Leraine Horstmanshoff & Nathaniel Dupertuis

Kids Art
9am-12pm     We will have an art tent with ongoing activities for kids of all ages.