This week in Northern Utah: Music, arts, Oktoberfest and more

This week in Northern Utah: Music, arts, Oktoberfest and more
In this Sept. 6, 2009, file photo, Cindy White, left, and Walter Schwemmer, right, dance to the Bavarian musical group Alpiners USA as part of the Oktoberfest celebration at Snowbird Mountain Resort in Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Mike Terry)

Friday, Aug. 25

Aug 25 Art In Bloom Exhibition Eccles Community Art Center2580 Jefferson AvenueOgden, Utah 84401 Friday, August 25, 2017, 9am – 5pm The Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Avenue, Ogden will present "Art In Bloom" a competitive exhibit where designers interrupt works from the 43rd Annual Statewide in flowers. The Art In Bloom…

MOUNTAIN MUSIC — Mountain Arts and Music and the Eden Center are hosting live music at the community center. 6-9 p.m., Eden Center in Ogden Valley, 2612 N. Highway 162, Eden. 801-745-5033. FREE.

FAIRY GARDEN — Make your own magical fairy or gnome land using plants and terrarium materials, as well as whimsical statuettes and props — a fun activity for kids and adults. 6-7 p.m., The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave., Ogden. localartisancollective.com. $20/​person or $35/​2 people.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Aug 26 Composting and Soils Soil properties play a major role in plant health, growth, and overall appearance. Composting improves soil properties for growing conditions. Join us to learn how to compost and create good, healthy soil. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District

END IT 5K — Raise funds and awareness by running a 5K to stop human trafficking. 8 a.m.-noon, Washington Heights Church, 1770 E. 6200 South, South Ogden. whc.faith/​enditogden. $10-$30, kids 5 and under, FREE.

RIDE FOR A CAUSE — Join the Hogs for Humanity Charity Cruise to raise funds for a child fighting cancer. Start in Riverdale, drive to Morgan for a short stop, and then finish at Maxwell’s in Park City. 10 a.m.-4 p.m (registration 10-11 a.m.), Golden Spike Harley Davidson, 5152 S. 1500 West, Riverdale. 801-394-4464. $25/​car and includes lunch, a raffle ticket and a T-Shirt. $10 for additional lunches.

Sunday, Aug. 27

Aug 27 Blues, Brews & BBQ Featuring Larry and His Flask Join us on the lawn at Earl’s Lodge on Sunday, August 27 for the Blues, Brews & BBQ Concert Series with Larry and his Flask, Me Like Bees and Canyon Kids! Bring the family to Snowbasin Resort for award-winning BBQ, family friendly activities and free… Snowbasin Resort

Aug 27 Free Sunday Night Poker!!! (8-27-17) COME CHECK OUT THE NEWEST VENUE TO TAKE THE SUNDAY SPOT IN OUR LINE-UP. THE Funk ‘n Dive Bar !! LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC OLD COURTHOUSE DOWN IN THE BASEMENT! OFFERING A SUPERB MENU OF HIGH CLASS PUB FARE, AND COCKTAILS THAT WILL BLOW YOUR… Funk ‘n Dive Bar

Aug 12 Snowbird’s 45th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration Voted one of America’s 10 Best Oktoberfests by Men’s Journal Magazine. Snowbird’s Annual Oktoberfest attracts over 60,000 visitors and has grown to become one of the largest festivals in Utah. Every Saturday and Sunday from Aug. 12 through Oct. 15, 2017, including Labor Day on… Snowbird

 

Monday, Aug. 28

FAMILY ART NIGHT — Create your own assemblage owl out of pieces of everything from cheese graters to bottle caps (and more!). Fun for all ages; you may bring your own materials if you want to. 6:30-8 p.m., 90 N. Main St., Bountiful. BDAC.org. 801-295-3618. FREE.

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Aug 28 Game Night Come join us for another Game Night at the Funk n Dive and Harp and Hound. Bring your friends, and bring your favorite game, or choose from one that we have on hand. We also have free pool all night. All sorts of games are… Funk ‘n Dive Bar

Tuesday, Aug. 29

LEGO CHALLENGE — BAM! Bricks & More Toy Store is holding a draft night challenge — buy a bag of Legos and do your best to build the challenge in 15 minutes. Winner gets a $10 gift card; all participants get to keep their Legos. 7-8 p.m., BAM Harrisville, 539 N. Harrisville Road, Ste E, Harrisville. 801-918-3972. $5.

GREEN DRINKS — Network in a casual environment. This month’s guest: Citizens Climate Lobby — Utah District 1. 4:30-6 p.m., Bulls Head Grille, 1111 N. 800 East, Logan. www.greendrinks.org/Logan. FREE (plus price for optional food or drink).

URBAN CHICKENS MEETING — Ogden City Council is holding a fact-finding work session exploring the topic of allowing city’s urban residents to have backyard chickens. Six groups have been invited to make presentations. 6-9 p.m., Ogden City Council, 2549 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-629-8153 or citycouncil@ogdencity.com. FREE

Wednesday, Aug. 30

BIG AGG MUSIC FESTIVAL — Aggie fans can enjoy free, live music on the quad at the university to kick off a new semester. 5-10:30 p.m., Utah State University, Old Main Hill, Logan. 435-797-1000. FREE.

FILM AND DISCUSSION — Three undocumented teenagers finishing high school in the Bronx frantically work to stay in the U.S. Drama. Film not rated. Post-film discussion with Brittney Nystrom, Executive Director, ACLU of Utah. 7-8:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. 801-689-8700. FREE.

Thursday, Aug. 31

THE JERSEY TENORS — The singing group self-described as a “Opera/Rock Mash-up” with New Jersey roots is coming to Ogden (and one member is a Clearfield High grad). 7-9 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. www.Smithtix.com. $20-$25.

BEER SAMPLING — Boston’s in Layton is celebrating a Brewfest month. Featuring local brews from Wasatch, Squatters and Epic Breweries. Live music, give-away prizes and a pong tournament. 6-10 p.m., Boston’s Layton, 694 W. Antelope Drive, Layton. 801-779-9088. Admission is free but individual beer samples: $2-$2.50 each. Two samples and an appetizer: $6.99-$7.99.

MADDEN 2017 TOURNAMENT — Play Madden against others for a chance to win the new Madden GOAT edition, $100 cash and free laser tag. 5-11:30 p.m., Laser Zone, 327 W. 1300 North, Sunset. 801-860-3266. $10, register at challonge.com/tournaments/signup/0zw17w02pA.

Friday, Sept. 1

WILLARD CAR SHOW — Classic cars, raffles, a poker tournament, kids activities and more. Proceeds benefit the U.S. Veterans Fund. 1-25 N. Main St., Willard. 801-458-0493. Pre-registration $10; Day-of registration $20; $5 for poker tournament.

DOODLE & DESIGN SESSION — Bring a canvas or cotton item to wear or display and learn how to use sharpies to make a unique design. This event is part of the Ogden Art Stroll. 6 p.m., Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave., Ogden. localartisancollective.com. $15.

Sep 1 Block Party 2017 Come Discover Your Superpowers!Join us along the main walkway at WSU Ogden for fun and feebies. Check out all the services and involvement opportunities available to you as a student at WSU. Friday, Sept. 18 a.m. – 2 p.m.#wildcatblockpartyPresident’s Purple Pancake Breakfast8 a.m.Lower Stewart Bell…

Saturday, Sept. 2

YES CONCERT — 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band inductees YES perform at 7 p.m. at the Layton Ed Kenley Amphitheater. 445 N Wasatch Drive, Layton. www.davisarts.org/event/yes-featuring-anderson-rabin-wakeman/. $69 – $109.

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS — Classical music in a beautiful setting. Food and drink available for purchase. 5 p.m., Timberline Lodge, Powder Mountain, 8000 N. 5100 East, Eden, Utah. 801-745-3772. FREE.

FUN RUN, 1K, 7K, 14K — The Eastman Family Recovery Foundation Fun Run is built around helping educate those dealing with mental illness, addiction and suicide. Registration required. 7-10 a.m., 1498 W. Glovers Lane, Farmington. ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=49138. $15.

Sunday, Sept. 3

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ CONCERT SERIES — Featuring Los Lobos, The Ghost of Paul Revere, The Whiskey Gentry, Troubadour77, Michelle Moonshine and Tom Bennett. 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.

OKTOBERFEST — Hear performers Blues on First and join in for food, music and entertainment for all ages. This annual event attracts over 60,000 and runs each weekend through Oct. 15. Noon-6:30 p.m., 801-933-2222. $49/42 inches and taller; $36/under 42 inches.