It's a new year, and it's the perfect time to try new things.  Plus, we have some new snow headed our way for the weekend. Follow through with those New Year's resolutions and try something new this week in Park City.

State Road Tavern Opening
When: January 7, 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Where: High Star Ranch, 970 North State Road 32, Kamas
Exciting news coming out of Kamas, UT-- Thursday, January 7 is the opening day for State Road Tavern, a new restaurant located in the Dejoria Center at High Star Ranch.  Their menu includes a variety of options, including certified Angus beef, pork, and organic chicken, all cooked in a custom built smoker.  Beers and craft cocktails aplenty, State Road Tavern is a great place to cheer on your favorite team, chat by the fireplace, and take in the beautiful country scenery.  State Road Tavern is open Thursday-Sunday from 11:00 AM-9:00 PM. Photo credit: Dejoria Center

Ritual Chocolate Factory Tours 
Every Thursday and Friday at 5:00 PM, Saturdays at 12:00 PM
Where: Ritual Chocolate Factory, Iron Horse Drive
Ritual Chocolate, located in the heart of Park City, offers weekly factory tours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  Tours cost $10 per person and include an overview of the company, the ethnobotany of cacao, brief history of the industry, a walkthrough of Ritual's production process, and, of course, chocolate tasting during production and a tasting of the final product. Tours last about an hour and must be registered for in advance.  Visit Ritual's Facebook page for more information. Photo credit: Ritual Chocolate

Village People at Egyptian Theatre  
When: January 7-9 at 8:00 PM, January 10 at 6:00 PM
Where: Egyptian Theatre
YMCA, Macho Man, In the Navy... These are just a few of the Village People's greatest hits.  A great sensation in the Disco era, Village People has sold more than 100 million recordings and is easily recognized by generation after generation.  This weekend they hit the stage at Egyptian Theatre on Historic Main Street in Park City.  It's a show you won't want to miss.  For ticket information, please visit Egyptian Theatre's website.

FREE Art Talk - Chris Waddell: Listen to Your Mother - How I wrote a Children's Book
January 12, 6:00-7:00 PM
Where: Kimball Art Center, Kearns Boulevard
Join Chris Waddell, one of the greatest Paralympic athletes in history, at the Kimball Art Center for a free art talk about writing his children's book Too Hard for You.  Waddell has won thirteen medals over seven Winter and Summer Games in two sports, won numerous awards, and received high praise for his unparalleled compassion.  Space for this event may fill up - reserve your space here. The Kimball Art center offers free art talks once per month as a vehicle for education and discussion surrounding the Kimball's exhibitions. Photo credit: Kimball Art Centerkimball-art-center

For a complete calendar of this week's Park City events, be sure to check out our website.