Festivals and Events

Puppets, book buddies favored at Brigham art center

Thursday, March 7, 2013 BRIGHAM CITY — The Fine Arts Center hosts special activities for kids on Friday, March 8.Puppet Storytime starts at 9:30 a.m., with songs, stories, and a craft project for children age 3 to 5.... more

Historical guns in the spotlight at Ogden show

Thursday, March 7, 2013 OGDEN — The Utah Gun Collectors Show & Sale is aiming to be a crowd-pleaser this weekend.The show is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Golden... more

Stargazers can check out Winter Hexagon

Thursday, March 7, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Learn about the constellations of the Winter Hexagon during an astronomy program Friday, March 8, at Antelope Island State Park.Folks interested in stargazing will gather at 7 p.m.... more

National amateur dance contest runs through Saturday at BYU

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 PROVO -- The U.S. National DanceSport Championships, showcasing amateur dancers of all ages from across nation, begin today on the Brigham Young University campus.Dancers compete in 30 divisions... more

Help count birds at Antelope Island's 'Big Sit'

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Guided ranch tours and a “Big Sit” will keep visitors to Antelope Island State Park busy on Saturday, March 9.The Big Sit is a counting of birds in a single location — a good chance... more

Early-reading program resumes at library

Sunday, March 3, 2013 WEBER COUNTY — Weber County Library’s Discovery Time, a free program designed to give children a head start on learning to read, resumes Monday, March 4.Children, from infants to age 5, are invited... more

Igloo-building on the agenda in Logan

Thursday, February 28, 2013 LOGAN — The art of building a shelter in the snow is the spotlight of the next Snowshoe Saturday.How to build an igloo or a quinzhee, a hollowed-out pile of settled snow, will be addressed during the... more

Wish Seuss a happy birthday at library celebrations

Thursday, February 28, 2013 The writer who brought us “Fox in Socks” and “The Cat in the Hat” will be celebrated with birthday parties Saturday, March 2, at several branches of the Weber County Library.“Happy Birthday, Dr.... more

Great Salt Lake bird fest registration starts

Thursday, February 28, 2013 FARMINGTON — Registration opens March 1 for Great Salt Lake Bird Festival field trips.The festival, held at the Legacy Event Center in Farmington, offers dozens of bird-spotting options. From May 15... more

Station makes way for Hostlers Model Railroad Festival

Thursday, February 28, 2013 OGDEN — The Hostlers Model Railroad Festival pulls into Ogden’s Union Station on Friday, March 1, for a weekend of fun.The annual festival features displays of model railroads, in scales from N to G... more