Sheepdog Competition

28 Aug

Looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend? Well head up to Midway for the Classic Sheepdog Competition. And you can even get a deal on tickets from Living Social

sheepdog-classic-this-weekend-at-soldier-hollow-15164Check out the website for more info


American Fork Steel Days

5 Jul

July 13 – 20, 2013
Days of the Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Robinson Park (Carnival)
100 East Main Street, American Fork, UT 84003
Hours of Operation: Varies depending on event
Price: Varies depending on event

Don’t miss American Fork Steel Days! This summer festival is packed with fun activities for all ages. Some of the festivities include:
  • Steel Days / Watts Automotive Golf Tournament – 2 Man Scramble at Fox Hollow Golf Course
  • Doll and Quilt Show @ Senior Center, 54 East Main Street, 10am-7pm
  • Art Show  – American Fork Library
  • AFHS Band Breakfast
  • Grand Parade, 9:30am Saturday
  • Car Show
  • Historic Geo-Caching
  • Youth Theater
  • Carnival – Robinson Park, 100 East Main Street
  • Big Show featuring a band and fireworks, and more!


30th Payson Scottish Festival and Highland Games

5 Jul

July 12 – 13, 2013

Days of the Week: Fri, Sat
Memorial Park
250 South Main Street, Payson, UT 84651
Hours of Operation:Varies
Price: Free

Head down to the 30th Annual Payson Scottish Festival and Highland Games! This free, community-sponsored event is fun for the whole family. Celebrate Scottish traditions in all forms: dance, music, food, and entertainment!
The excitement begins Friday night with food and entertainment at the park.  Prepare for fun on Saturday with Highland Dance, Highland Athletic, and bagpipe competitions. Listen to Celtic music and enjoy entertaining Scottish dances ranging from a sword dance to an Irish jig.
Don’t miss the activities for children, Scottish Sprint 5K and fun run, parade, traditional ethnic food, vendors, and clans. Come and enjoy the fun, family atmosphere of the Scottish Festival. Be sure to check out the schedule of events so you don’t miss your favorite activities!

Provo Freedom Festival

1 Jul

Many events throughout the months of June and July celebrating the birth of our nation.  Events include a Colonial Festival, Freedom Days, the Grand Parade, and the Stadium of Fire.

Check out the Freedom Festival website for a full list of events and details.

Utah Pasifika Festival 2013

13 May

May 17 – 18, 2013
Utah Pasifika Festival
100 East Center , Provo, UT 84601
Hours of Operation: See below
Price: Free to attend

This is a fun filled two day event beginning Friday 6:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00 pm.  We invite everyone to come celebrate and learn more about the Polynesian cultures of the South Pacific.  Islands represented are Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Tahiti,  New Zealand, and more.  There will ethnic dancing, musical selections, great food and craft booths.

Provo Library Children’s Book Festival

9 May

Friday and Saturday, May 17-18

Keynote Address
Friday, May 17
7:00 pm

Gail Carson Levine, the award-winning author of Ella Enchanted, will be speaking in the ballroom. Don’t miss this amazing author! After her address, she’ll sign copies of her books. Books will be available for sale on-site, courtesy of The King’s English Bookshop. This event is free, and no tickets are required. Seating is limited.

Author Brunch With Gail Carson Levine
Saturday, May 18
10:00 am in the Brimhall, room #302
Tickets $20

Each ticket includes brunch and a free copy of Ella Enchanted. Tickets are very limited, and will be available for purchase Saturday, May 4, beginning at 9:00 am at the Circulation Desk.

Children’s Book Festival Activities
Saturday, May 18
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bring the kids, and come enjoy:

  • face painting
  • crafts
  • a fortune teller
  • life-sized book characters
  • treats
  • game
  • puppet shows
  • book displays
  • a maypole, and
  • live owls!

Illustrators Guy Francis, Nathan Hale and Will Terry will be doing live demonstrations!

Free; no tickets required. The first 500 children will receive a free book.

Ms. Levine will sign copies of her books on Friday evening and on Saturday from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm.

Springville Museum of Art 47th Annual Art Ball

9 May

Enjoy a magical evening of stunning art, fine dining, big band dancing and more by supporting the SMAA’s annual fundraiser! Join us for “Springtime in Seville” featuring a silent auction, fine art miniature auction of works from notable Utah artists, entertainment and dance instruction from Lupe Archuleta, dance bands Route 89 & Jersey Street, and a delicious Spanish-themed menu from Marvellous Catering. Mark your calendars for an enchanting evening of dancing under the stars with friends and family!
Saturday, May 11, 2013   |   6:00 – 10:00 PM
Pre-purchase (through May 10 at 5 pm): $35 per person
At the Door (starting May 11 at 6 pm):  $45 per person
$5 discount for SMAA Members, artists entering the 2013 Spring Salon, and SHS Students
There are no additional fees for online ticket purchases. Tickets may also be purchased at the Museum or by phone.
Purchase tickets here.