Happening Today: Teton Lift opens, Santa in Teton Village, Merry and Bright Concert and more

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Here are events happening around the town and county today: *Santa on the Square: *Santa will be on Town Square each evening from 5 - 7 p.m. beginning December 15 and running through Thursday, December 24. Town Square is lit with thousands of glittering lights and the Stage Stop Building on the southwest corner of the square will be as warm and cozy as Santa's workshop. Children are invited to bring their wish lists and parents are reminded to bring their cameras. More information is available here . *Winter Wonderland Ice Skating on Town Square: *Join in the fun of Ice Skating on the Town Square, in the Winter Wonderland! The rink plans to open on the 15th of December and remain open until January 23rd. *Grand Opening Teton Lift and Piste Restaurant:* Join JHMR for the Official 50th Anniversary Celebration Day. More information is available at . *Santa Arrives in Teton Village: *The event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the base of the Gondola. From 4:30 - 5 p.m. there will be live music and free hot chocolate. At 5 p.m. Santa will arrive in his new 50th Anniversary Sleigh. After Santa arrives, there will be a fireworks celebration scored to five decades of music. The event is free and open to all. *Merry & Bright Concert: *On Saturday, December 19 at 3 p.m., at the Jackson Hole High School Auditorium, Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir and the all-female Treble Voices will perform holiday favorites old and new, partnering with the Jackson Hole Symphony Orchestra, Big City Broadway Youth Show Choir and the Jackson Hole Brass Quintet. *Holiday Concert at the Center Theatre:* Take a break from your hectic holiday schedule and join the Jackson Hole Community Band for this festive concert. Conducted by Jennifer Levanduski, this concert includes traditional favorites and some new selections. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the JH Food Cupboard. *National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides Begin: *Sleigh rides begin for the season on Saturday, December 19 and operate daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for Christmas Day. The rides are a way to observe and photograph wildlife on the refuge. In addition to elk, passengers routinely see coyotes, bald eagles, trumpeter swans, ravens, and other wildlife. More information is available here. *Raptor Encounters:* With the change of season, Teton Raptor Center’s Raptor Encounters program will be offered on Saturdays at 2pm at the Hardeman Ranch in Wilson. This hour-long educational experience with live birds of prey includes opportunities to meet many of TRC’s resident raptors and visit the rehabilitation clinic. Space is limited and reservations are required. Program fees benefit the birds and support Teton Raptor Center’s mission of helping birds of prey through education, conservation and rehabilitation. *Jackson Hole Moose Hockey:* Tonight, the Jackson Hole Moose Hockey Club will play the Sun Valley Suns at 7 p.m. at the Snow King Sports and Events Center. *Hellbound Glory at the Solver Dollar Showroom:*Starting at 7:30 p.m., Hellbound Glory will play live at the Silver Dollar Showroom for free. *The Miller Sisters at the Knotty Pine:* Starting at 8 p.m., The Miller Sisters will play at the Knotty Pine for free. *Wyatt Lowe at The Rose:* Starting at 10 p.m., Wyatt Lowe will play at the Rose for free. *The WyKnotts at Town Square Tavern:* Starting at 10 p.m., The WyKnotts will play at the Town Square Tavern for free. *Feature Photo: h/t Lori Iverson / USFWS / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news #whatshappening