Northern Utah event calendar: 10 days of concerts, shows, kids activities, more

Northern Utah event calendar: 10 days of concerts, shows, kids activities, more
Orbweaver spiders lay in their webs as the the sun sets over the Great Salt Lake Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Antelope Island State Park.

Featured Events:

Jul 29 Teen Gaming Tournament: Pokken Tournament Wii U Saturday, July 29, 2017 – 2:00pmSouthwest Branch Put your Pokémon battle skills to the test!  Prizes will be awarded.  For ages 12-18.

Aug 23 Wild Wednesday: Seed Adventures Ogden Nature Center966 W. 12th streetOgden, Utah 84404 Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 3:45 – 4:30pm From hitchhiking on our shoes, being carried in the bellies of animals, and soaring through the wind, seeds go through quite an adventure to find new areas to grow. Explore the unseen,…

Aug 4 Tube the Ogden WSU’s Outdoor Program and Gear 30 host the Ogden Tube Cooperative, “Tube the Ogden,” noon-6 p.m., Lorin Farr Park (769 Canyon Road, Ogden), $5-$10, gearthirty.com/blog/news/tube-the-ogden/, 801-626-6373. Event Url http://calendar.weber.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?data=hHr80o3M7J5GFY2oiAtua2jw%2b3UQPycP91TE8moBaY6YYHo2xwZLNouosp36NS1n

Aug 6 Josaleigh Pollett & The Strangers in Concert Ogden Nature Center966 W. 12th St.Ogden, UT 84404 Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7 – 8:30pm Listen to Josaleigh Pollett at www.youtube.com… JOSALEIGH POLLETT AND THE STRANGERS Warm, smooth, folksie… get ready for a local treat! Josaleigh will play a solo set and a set with her full…

More things to do:

FRIDAY, July 28

SALT LAKE CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL — Featuring Katrina Cannon with a centennial tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. 7-11 p.m., Main Center, The Gallivan Center, 239 Main St., Salt Lake City. Event runs through July 29. Go to slcjazzfestival.com for more information. $10-50.

DON’T MISS THE LAUGHS — Featuring Steve Soelberg. 8 p.m., Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 25th St., Ogden. Repeat performance on Saturday, July 29. 801-622-5588. $12.

A BONDING EXPERIENCE — Celebrating baby animals born on the farm in June. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather permitting), Carver’s Cove Petting Farm, 2329 N. 5025 East, Eden. Those ages 12 and younger get a horse ride with their admission. The farm is open Wednesday to Saturday through September. carverscove.com. 801-745-3018. FREE-$8.

SATURDAY, July 29

ENJOY THE TALENTS OF MARY WILSON — A founding member of the Supremes and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. egyptiantheatrecompany.org. 435-649-9371. $43-70.

SUMMER ACTIVITY — Learn more about the characteristics of Utah’s tarantulas at this event. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. All ages welcome. Meet at the visitor center. 801-621-7595. FREE.

TEEN GAMING TOURNAMENT — Those ages 12-18 are welcome to put their battle skills to the test with a Pokemon tournament on Nintendo Wii U. 2 p.m., Weber County Library’s southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. Prizes will be awarded. FREE.

SUNDAY, July 30

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ CONCERT SERIES — Featuring The Motet, Dead Winter Carpenters, Pixie and the Party Grass Boys, and Jamie McClean Band. Noon to 5:30 p.m., outside Earl’s Lodge, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Bring a shade chair or blanket. Event includes activities and games for children. snowbasin.com. 888-437-5488. FREE.

SWIMMING POOL FUN — Bring the family to cool off and have some fun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Roy Aquatic Center, 2977 W. 5200 South, Roy. 801-774-8590. FREE-$5.50.

VISIT THE MOUTH OF EMIGRATION CANYON — Spend quality time with the family and enjoy learning about animals from diverse ecosystems. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Utah’s Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City. 801-584-1700. FREE-$16.95.

MONDAY, July 31

FAMILY FUNDAY — Attendees can play on a wide variety of gaming consoles, including some virtual reality games. 5 p.m., GameTyrant Gaming Center, 640 N. Main, Suite 216, North Salt Lake. 385-202-4645. $4-60.

STAGE PERFORMANCE — “An Inspector Calls” is a rendition of English playwright J.B. Priestley’s story depicting a wealthy English family’s responsibility for the death of a young, working-class factory girl. 7 p.m., Lishman Performance Hall, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. Those younger than age 3 and babies in arms are not permitted. Performances run intermittently through Aug. 19. www.centerpointtheatre.org. 801-298-1302. $15.

DRINKING ABOUT ART — Hosted by the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, enjoy casual drinks with local luminaries and learn how contemporary arts and culture have impacted their lives. 6:30-8 p.m., Water Witch, 163 W. 900 South, Salt Lake City. www.utahmoca.org/event. FREE, though a donation to UMOCA is suggested.

TUESDAY, Aug. 1

HISTORIC ADVENTURES — Learn what Cache Valley was like between 1820 and 1920, and enjoy unlimited pony and train rides. 11 a.m., American West Heritage Center, 4025 South U.S. 89, Wellsville. www.awhc.org. 435-245-6050. FREE-$7.

CHESS CLUB EVENT — Players ages 4 to 18 are invited to learn and play the ultimate intellectual board game. 4 p.m., Weber County Library’s Ogden Valley branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville. All supplies are provided. FREE.

INTERNATIONAL QUILT INVITATION EXHIBITION — Featuring quilters from France, Israel, Japan and more. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Brigham City Museum, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City. www.brighamcitymuseum.org. 435-226-1439. FREE.

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 2

JOHN WILLIAMS’ FILM MUSIC — Featuring the Utah Symphony playing themes from “Jurassic Park,” “Jaws,” “Star Wars” and more. 8 p.m., Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre, 2280 E. Red Butte Canyon Road, Salt Lake City. Gates open at 7 p.m. Go to www.redbuttegarden.ticketfly.com for more information. 801-585-0556. $16-41.

NATURE TALES STORYTIME AND CRAFT — Those ages 2 to 6 are invited to attend activities featuring “All the Places to Love,” by Patricia Maclachlan. They’ll also go on a nature scavenger hunt to create art from their findings. 11 a.m., 2696 East U.S. 89, Logan. www.logannature.org. 435-755-3239. FREE.

WILD WEDNESDAY: SEED ADVENTURES — Learn about what seeds go through to find new areas to grow. 3:45-4:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. All ages welcome. Meet at the visitor center. 801-621-7595. $3-5.

THURSDAY, Aug. 3

ROCK THE PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — Tribute band featuring Motown Sounds. 7:30 p.m., Fountain Square, Station Park, 140 N. Union Ave., Farmington. 801-923-9111. FREE.

CIRCLE J RODEO — Cowboys and cowgirls will compete in multiple competitions featuring bucking horses and bulls. 7 p.m., Salt Lake County Fair, 2100 W. 11400 South, South Jordan. www.saltlakecountyfair.com. $5-12.

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT — Featuring Reckless Kelly, an Americana/Texas country band based in Austin, Texas. 8 p.m., The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Doors open at 7 p.m. Must be at least age 21. 1-800-501-2885. $38.

FRIDAY, Aug. 4

STAND-UP COMEDY — Featuring Mick DiFlo, contributing writer to “The Idiot’s Guide to Jokes,” and Greg Hahn, who’s appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. Must be ages 18 and older. Repeat performance Saturday, Aug. 5. egyptiantheatrecompany.org. 435-649-9371. $15-29.

SUMMER CONCERT — Featuring Americana singer/songwriter Andy May. 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. www.bcfineartscenter.org. 435-723-0740. $8-12.

TUBE THE OGDEN — Hosted by Weber State University’s outdoor program and Gear 30. Noon to 6 p.m., Lorin Farr Park, 769 Canyon Road, Ogden. 801-626-7232. $5-10.

SATURDAY, Aug. 5

LIVE PERFORMANCE — Featuring “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a story based on the biblical story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis. 7:30 p.m., Hopebox Theatre, 1700 S. Frontage Road, Kaysville. Performances run intermittently through Aug. 26. www.hopeboxtheatre.com. 801-451-5259. $10-15.

SPIDERFEST! — Event includes walks with spider experts, talks, science projects and information booths. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. 801-721-9569. $10 per vehicle.

OUTDOOR CONCERT — Featuring Josaleigh Pollett and The Strangers. Born and raised in Ogden, Josaleigh is a writer of heartwarming folk music. 7-8:30 p.m., glen behind the Visitor Center, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. www.ogdennaturecenter.org. 801-621-7595. $10-15.

SUNDAY, Aug. 6

VISIT DINOSAUR PARK — Bring the family and enjoy checking out more than 100 dinosaur replicas and a museum with hands-on activities. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1544 E. Park Blvd., Ogden. www.dinosaurpark.org. 801-393-3466. FREE-$7.

OUTDOOR CONCERT — Featuring San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. 7 p.m., on the lawn, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City. 435-655-3114. $44.

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ CONCERT SERIES — Featuring Old 97’s, Jeff Crosby and the Refugees, and Slings and Arrows. Noon to 5:30 p.m., outside Earl’s Lodge, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Bring a shade chair or blanket. Event includes activities and games for children. snowbasin.com. 888-437-5488. FREE.