Free–Or Cheap–Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front
Erin here… Whatever you do, don’t miss The Color Run on Saturday–it’s the original Color 5K and you come out of that sucker looking like you leg wrestled a rainbow. Todd and I will be there with all manner of goodies and we’ll enter you to win Elton John concert tickets. (Details under Saturday’s listings.)
12n-10p: Beaver County Fair: Minersville. Admision is free, but there’s a $5.00 charge for specialty shows like the rodeo.
4-8pm: Sugarhouse Farmer’s Market, Sugarmont Plaza, free admission.
5:30-11pm: Hoops, Hops and Howlers: Canyon Rim Park SLC. Free admission, “The Lego Movie” at 9pm.
6:30pm: SL Bees vs. Round Rock Express, Smith Ballpark, SLC. It’s the last fireworks game of the season! Tix $5-26.00.
6:30pm: Teen Marshmallow Gun Fight at Murray Park. Free admissionm Murray Library workers will set you up with a marshmallow gun.
7-11pm: Ogden Roots & Blues Summer Festival: runs through Sunday, North Fork Park. Tix $30-55.00
7:00pm: Ogden Raptors vs. Orem Owlz: Lindquist Field Ogden. Tix $9-10.00
8-10pm: Singles Dance on Main: Ballroom Utah, SLC. There’s instructors to help you learn! $5.00
8:00am: The Color Run: Library Square, downtown SLC. Run, jog or saunter the 5K that started it all. Show up in white and end the race looking like you went ten rounds with a leprechaun at the end of the rainbow. There’s fun all along the run route, and a party afterwards. Rewind 100.7 will be there with prizes and we’ll enter you to win Elton John Concert tickets. (Sneaky inside tip: get a $5.00 discount on your sign-up online by using the code UTFRIENDS. And KSL.com had a 30% off dealhere. The Color Run raises money for the Utah Chapter of the UN Women’s Forum.
10a-10p: Lucas Oil Motorcross World Championship: Miller Motorsports Park, Toole. Tix $20-$200.00
Farmer’s Markets: Summer’s growing short! Visit one this weekend…
9a-2p: SLC Downtown Farmer’s Market, Pioneer Park.
9a-2p: Ogden Farmer’s Market, Historic 25th Street
9a-4p: Ogden Nature Center: free Saturdays, nature hikes, wildlife and bird watching.
9a-10p: Box Elder County Fair, Tremonton, free
9a-5p: Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival: free admission, River’s Edge Resort
3pm: Summer Dance Festival: Belly dancing, modern, jazz, ballet and whatever you feel like jumping in with, free admission and food trucks for snacks. Viridian Events Center, W. Jordan.
6:00pm: Dumpstaphunk, Canyons Resort. Wild mixture of blues, funk, jazz and anything they feel like. A mulititude of musicians you know from other bands who get together for the sheer love of the music. Free.
7:00pm: Iron County Fair Demolition Derby, Parowan. $3-6.00
9a-1p: Wheeler Farms Farmer’s Market, free admission.
10a-2p: Park Silly Sunday Market, Historic Main Street, Park City-free.
12n-8p: Bear Lake Rendezvous: Laketown. Pioneer life in all it’s Awesome. $3.00
12n-10p: Ogden Roots and Blues Festival, $30.00. North Fork Park, Eden.
12n-10p: Snowbird Resort Oktoberfest, free admission. Music, brews, kid’s activities.
4pm: Orem Owlz vs. Idaho Falls. Brent Brown Ballpark, UVU Orem. Free
7:00pm: SL Bees vs. New Orleans Zephyr, Smith Ballpark. $6-25.00.
8:00pm: The English Beat, remember “Mirror in the Bathroom?” EEEK! Urban Lounge. $25.00
There’s a virtual avalanche of Awesome at my girlie Michelle’s blog: EnjoyUtah.org. Stop by, won’t you?