Festivals and Events

Roy Days heads into main event this weekend

Thursday, August 1, 2013 ROY — Nothing like a good fireworks show to top off a weeklong celebration of the heritage of a Top of Utah city.Roy Days winds up Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, with a variety of events,... more

Church rummage sale to benefit local organizations

Thursday, August 1, 2013 OGDEN — Find back-to-school items, holiday decorations and other treasures at the annual rummage sale on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3, at First Presbyterian Church, 880 28th St.The event is... more

Learn about fruits, vegetables with USU Botanical Center

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 KAYSVILLE — Experts from the Utah State University Extension will give demonstrations on how to make the most of fresh produce during weekly farmers markets at the USU Botanical Center.The markets... more

Goldilocks and friends, dinosaurs headed for libraries

Sunday, July 28, 2013 Take your pick of fuzzy mammals or slithery reptiles during two upcoming programs at branches of the Weber County Library.• “Goldilocks and the Bears” offers a new twist on a classic fairy tale... more

Steampunk conference chugs into Layton this weekend

Becky Wright Thursday, July 25, 2013 LAYTON — Do you ever feel you were born in the wrong time? Do you wish you could make a fashion statement with a top hat and frock coat, or a fancy dress cinched in at the waist by a corset?... more

More Pioneer Day events scheduled

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Pioneer Day breakfast a tradition in KaysvilleKAYSVILLE — Start your Pioneer Day celebration off with a hearty breakfast — after all, it is the most important meal of the day.Kaysville’s annual... more

Trick riders, rare black Clydesdales make guest appearances during Ogden Pioneer Days

Becky Wright Thursday, July 18, 2013 The Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls performed for the queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee, but they’re just as excited to be performing at Ogden Pioneer Days.“Ogden is well-respected in our rodeo world, so... more

Play like a pioneer, hum with the hummingbirds on Antelope Island

Thursday, July 18, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — From sunset hikes to celebrations of Utah’s pioneer heritage, Antelope Island State Park will host a variety of activities during upcoming days.• The Frary Homestead is the site of... more

Two ways to spend Saturday, July 20

Thursday, July 18, 2013 Saturday is Farm Day at farmers, art marketOGDEN — There wouldn’t be a farmers market without the farmers.Ogden’s Historic 25th Street Farmers and Art Market celebrates the folks who grow the food... more

Get moving at Monday belly dancing class

Sunday, July 14, 2013 NORTH OGDEN — Gyrate those navels, folks, as you tackle the basics of belly dancing.A class on standard techniques, body alignments and posture of this popular Middle Eastern dance begins at 7 p.m.... more