Free–Or Cheap!–Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front
“It’s the haaaappiest tiiiiime of the yeeeear…”
Erin here. I know most of you get excited for Christmas, but at Chez’ Collard, we are ALL THINGS Halloween. Plan on seeing a lot of that in the weeks to come. You are warned.
10a-8p: What A Woman Wants Show: at the Southtowne Expo Center, $5.00
12n-7p: Green River Melon Days: all things watermelon. Mmmm…watermelon. Runs through Saturday. Free.
3:30pm: The Drum Bus at Columbus Library, SLC. Your kids climb on and play drums and have free lessons and fun. Really, an adventure.
4p-8p: Sugarhouse Farmer’s Market: not many of these left, sniff… Sugarmont Plaza, free.
5pm: Public Art Workshop: Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Classes on the amazing dynamic of street or urban guerilla art. Prices vary on classes, contact here.
6:30pm: Zumba Body Jam Party–Kaysville SportsPlex. Come prepared to dance–hard! Free.
7:00pm: Time Lords’ Charity Ball--totally a Dr. Who fan? Dress like your favorite character, dance, eat fish sticks and custard…this is Awesome. Tickets $8-10 South ridge Parkway, Sandy
7:00pm: Trolley Square Live: music with the Blue Aces, food trucks, Desert Edge Brewery with drinks. Free!
8:00pm: REAL Salt Lake vs. Colorado “Whoever they ares” at Rio Tinto Stadium. Tix: $20-200
8:00pm: Swaner Star Party–Park City. Learn about all the stars in the Fall sky with amazing high-tech telescopes, tickets range from free for members to $5.00.
7:00am: Autumn Aloft–hot air balloon festival in Park City, runs through Sunday. There’s “Night Glow” on Sunday at 7pm.
8:00am: Catch The Spirit Fun Run by the Community Health Centers, Utah State Capitol, suggested $15.00
8:00am: Utah Heart Walk and 5K, Sugarhouse Park, suggested $25.00
9:00am: Huntsman Cancer Institute 5K, Huntsman Cancer Institute: University of Utah, $35.00 donation
8a-1p: Ogden City Farmer’s Market
12n-5pm: Utah Clean Air Fair–Downtown SLC Library, free admission. All things eco and awesome.
12n-10p: Harvest Moon Celebration, Historic 25th Street, Ogden. Free admission, live music, family activities, food, drink, crafts.
5pm: Junction City Roller Derby at the Golden Spike Plaza, Ogden. Kids free, $8-12.00
Haunted Houses and Attractions:
7:30pm: Nightmare On 13th in SLC is now open to terrorize your teenagers. $13-37.00
7:30pm: Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus, Draper. Yeah, I have a huge clown phobia, not for me. But you will totally dig this year’s new horrors. Gah… $23.00
8:00am: Run, Rock and Roll: wonderful walk and 5K to help fund programs for young people with disabilities. Suggested $8-20 donation, Provo.
9a-2p: 9th West Farmer’s Market, SLC International Peace Gardens
10a-2p: Park Silly Sunday Market, Historic Main Street
9:00am: Classical Greek Theatre at Red Butte Gardens-“Hecuba” Tix $7-15
10a-5p: Cowboy Festival and BBQ-Utah Museum of Natural History. Learn all about cowboys, horses, Bluegrass music and Western Culture. And Ribs. Tix: $9-13.00.
10:00am: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes-Park City. This walk encourages silly costumes, dressing up, all in the name of raising money for Peace House, which supports women in their journey away from domestic violence. $25.00 donation.
12n-9p: Oktoberfest-Snowbird Resort. Free admission, music, nature walks, kid’s activities…but let’s not fool ourselves. You’re here for the Brats and Beer.
2:00pm: “12 Minutes Max” SLC Main Library. Spoken word, music, art, comedy, dance and theatre. In 12 minutes. Free admission.
Need more? Oh, honey…Michelle has you covered at EnjoyUtah.org. Stop by.