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

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

Friday, Aug. 25

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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. $20/​person or $35/​2 people.

Saturday, Aug. 26

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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.​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

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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. 801-295-3618. FREE.

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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. 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 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. $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

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. $15.

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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. $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. $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. 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.


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