Spend, Save Or Splurge – All The Good Weekend Stuff Along The Wasatch Front

state fair

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Spend, Save Or Splurge – All The Good Weekend Stuff Along The Wasatch Front. Look, all the Cool Kids are out this weekend. Don’t ya wanna be in the “In Crowd?” Don’t you? Lots of free fun, but a few goodies that are worth dragging out the debit card. Have a look!


BTW: looking for your late summer Farmer’s Markets? Find a complete list here from Utah Is Awesome and 24 Salt Lake.


boook of mormon musical

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Friday: 7.31

All Day: Tooele County Fair – Deseret Peak Complex, runs through Sunday. Free admission, music, stock cars, farm animals, fair food.

2pm-10pm: Springs City Bluegrass Festival: Bluegrass Music, arts, crafts, workshops and food. Tix: $20.

2pm-10pm: Highland City Highland Fling: Scottish Festival with food, music and more. Runs through Sunday.

5pm-10pm: Park City Kimball Arts Festival: runs through Sunday, live music, food, workshops, arts and crafts. Tix: $10 adults, kids 5 and under are free.

6pm-9pm: Food Truck Rally – two locations, Murray Park, and Bountiful UofU Campus parking lot. Food, live music and entertainment. Admission is free, but the food is not.

6pm-10pm: Granary Row Food Truck Faceoff – live music and serious food truck action. Admission is free to the open air market with fresh produce, arts and crafts.

6pm-9pm: Millcreek Venture Out Adventure Festival – free admission to the party at Big Cottonwood Regional Park, food, free movie at 9pm, community market.

7pm-11pm: Pop Evil at The Complex in SLC – hard rock. Tix: $16.00.

7pm: Dr. Seuss Spectacular – Barnes & Noble in Layton. Celebrating all things Seuss, bring your little people! Admission is free.

7:15pm: Orem Owlz vs. Grand Junction Rockies – Brent Brown Ballpark, UVU. Tix: $10.00

7:30 and 9:30pm: Nikki Glaser – WVC WiseGuys Comedy Club. Tix $15.00

7:30pm: Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannons! Deer Valley Snow Park Ampitheatre. Tix: $30

8pm: The Book Of Mormon Musical – Capitol Theatre. Tix: $60-160

8:30pm: Snowbird Summer Free Family Flicks – “Field of Dreams” Snowbird Resort, free admission.



Saturday: 8.1

8am: Operation Smile 5K Fun Run – raised money to repair children’s cleft palates in 3rd world countries. Run fee: $12-30.

8am-1pm: Grand Opening CB Aviation-Jet Center in Ogden – ride the Vampire Fighter Jet, meet stars from Discovery Channel’s “Dangerous Jets.” Free admission.

9am: Solar Party, Salt Lake Astronomical Society – Winchester Park, Murray. See solar flares and all kinds of sky magic seen only during the day, admission is free.

10a-2pm: Living Gristmill Day, The Historic Benson Grist Mill in Lakepoint. Discover how our ancestors lived during Pioneer Days. Tix: $5 adults, $3 seniors and kids.

10am: Eat Art Together – Free event at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, view the thriving garden at the museum.

11am: Listening To The Distance – exploring sound and sight through art. Free event at Woodbury Art Museum at UVU.

12n-8pm: Day of Hope Car Show – benefits child crime victims. Free admission, car show, prizes and treats for kids.

1pm: Healing Strategies For Chronic Pain – Park City Yoga Studio. Tix: $25

1pm: Ogden Pride Festival – Ogden Municipal Gardens. Free admission, family-friendly events and celebration.

6pm-10pm: Springville World Folkfest – musicians and dancers from all over the world, food and art. Tickets: $10 per person, $30 for family pass.

7-9pm: Fresh Air Concert Series: Todo Mundo – Snowbird Resort, free admission.

7pm: Salt Lake Bees vs. Sacramento River Cats – Smith Ballpark.

7:30pm: REAL Monarchs SLC vs. Orange County Blues – Rio Tinto Stadium. Tix: $11-25

7:30pm: Utah Symphony and Ozomatli – Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheatre. Tix: $34.00.

9pm: Annual Summer White Party, Park City Live – Historic Main Street, Park City. Tix: $15

9:30pm: Moonlight Canoeing, CLAS Ropes Course – enjoy the Blue Moon with a canoe ride on the lower Provo River with food and great conversation. Tix: $39.00


pc arts festival

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Sunday: 8.2

All Day: Friends Forever 5K and celebration – Utah State Capitol, free admission, run fee is $20.

9am: Utah Golf Championship, Thanksgiving Point Golf Course – tix: $10-50

9am-9pm: Park City Kimball Arts Festival – Main Street. Tix: $10 for adults, kids 5 and under are free.

12:30-5:30pm: Blues and Brews, Snowbasin Resort. Free admission, live music and food available.

2:30pm: Kid’s Aventure Tours, Snowbasin Resort – drop off the kids and let them learn about the mountain and wildlife. Lift ticket and snacks included in $25 ticket.

4pm: Ogden Raptors vs. Idaho Falls Chukars – Lindquist Field.

5:30pm: Slightly Stoopid & Stick Figure – Gallivan Center. Tix: $37

6:30pm: The Book of Mormon: The Musical – Capitol Theatre. Tix: $60-160

As always, stop my my girlie Michelle’s excellent blog for tons more activities and events.

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