Events for All Ages

Survival of the Slowest: Free Day

SEE THE EXHIBIT FOR FREE! Bring your friends and family to the Swaner EcoCenter to experience how being slow, small, or weak allows some of nature’s coolest animals to thrive! This free day is sponsored by the Promontory Foundation.

VISITA LA EXHIBICIÓN DE FORMA GRATUITA Trae a tu familia y a tus amigos al Swaner EcoCenter para ver como algunos de los animales más increíbles de la naturaleza logran sobrevivir a pesar de ser lentos, pequeños y débiles. Este día gratis es patrocinado por Promontory Foundation. 10am-6pm.

For more info, go to: swanerecocenter.org



The Chocolatier a Multi-room Dance Theatre Experience

Limited run-of-shows through October 31 The five Chocolatiers are opening the doors to their home, revealing their stories and relationships, as complicated as their chocolate making techniques. A company of dancers, actors, and artists transform Lila Studio in Sugarhouse into a multi-sensory dance-theatre experience where only 40 audience members enter the lives and minds of this team of chocolatiers as they balance their passions for chocolate with their passions for one another. Move freely throughout this multi-room venue, where you choose who to follow; and sometimes, they choose you. 

The Chocolatier (formerly known as Thank you Theobromine) is back with a new cast, telling stories that intertwine complex family, friend, and romantic relationships with the complexities of a life full of creative drive. This is an evening of immersive dance-theatre unlike anything you have ever experienced. Led by the same visionary artist behind 2020-21’s drive-in Through Yonder Window; THE CAROUSEL at Dreamscapes; Hemingway and The Byrd at CytyByrd Cafe; and 2017’s Sonder at what is now Cafe Molise; SONDERimmersive is back with The Chocolatier. 

Tickets and info at SONDERimmersive.com



Knitted Pumpkins DIY Workshop with Craft Lake City

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/212724867463160

Celebrate autumn and the harvest season with us at our Knitted Pumpkins DIY workshop! In this class, attendees will learn the basics of knitting as they craft their own adorable plush pumpkins just in time for Halloween. Instructor Kristin Baird of Hey Kitty Rae will teach attendees the differences between yarns and tools used for this craft, the two elemental stitches of knitting, casting on/off, and seaming. Take these techniques to the next level and create handmade gifts for friends and loved ones this holiday season, and maybe even indulge in creating some cozy new knitwear for yourself, too!

All supplies are provided, and fiber-arts beginners are welcome. Attendees will each receive a bonus $10 gift card to Waffle Love, courtesy of Valley Fair!  

About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with the mission to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City offers year-round community craft workshops taught by Utah’s top artisans. More info is at craftlakecity.com.



The Chocolatier a Multi-room Dance Theatre Experience

Limited run-of-shows through October 31 The five Chocolatiers are opening the doors to their home, revealing their stories and relationships, as complicated as their chocolate making techniques. A company of dancers, actors, and artists transform Lila Studio in Sugarhouse into a multi-sensory dance-theatre experience where only 40 audience members enter the lives and minds of this team of chocolatiers as they balance their passions for chocolate with their passions for one another. Move freely throughout this multi-room venue, where you choose who to follow; and sometimes, they choose you. 

The Chocolatier (formerly known as Thank you Theobromine) is back with a new cast, telling stories that intertwine complex family, friend, and romantic relationships with the complexities of a life full of creative drive. This is an evening of immersive dance-theatre unlike anything you have ever experienced. Led by the same visionary artist behind 2020-21’s drive-in Through Yonder Window; THE CAROUSEL at Dreamscapes; Hemingway and The Byrd at CytyByrd Cafe; and 2017’s Sonder at what is now Cafe Molise; SONDERimmersive is back with The Chocolatier. 

Tickets and info at SONDERimmersive.com



Moab Folk Festival 2021

We are so happy to announce 2x GRAMMY® Award winner and one of the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation – Patty Griffin as our Saturday headliner. In addition, May Erlewine will be returning as our People’s Choice artist this year. Modern-day troubadour John Craigie will be joining us to share his humorous storytelling, serious folk music, and poignant songwriting. On Sunday, we are looking forward to the high energy roots music of The Lil Smokies, classic Americana from Chatham County Line, and the uplifting voice and music of Kyshona Armstrong. Our daily ballpark lineup is expanded to include four artists per day. Workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Tickets on sale now! Visit www.moabfolkfestival.com/tickets to book your tickets now.



Grief and the Holidays

Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program will hold its annual Grief and the Holidays event on November 9, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm online via Zoom.

Grief and the Holidays is an opportunity for individuals to come together and cope with the loss of a family member or friend while keeping the memory of that loved one alive during the difficult holiday season. This year’s theme is “Making Peace with Grief.” Our program will have two featured speakers this year. Josh Hansen is a retired US Army veteran and co-founder of ContinueMission, which serves veterans through recreation and fellowship. We will also hear from Jennie Taylor who is the Gold Star widow of Major Brent Taylor. Brent Taylor served as Mayor of North Ogden before he returned to active duty. Musical accompaniment will be provided. Free and open to the public.

For more information please call 801-585-9522 or email adrienne.bott@nurs.utah.edu Zoom Details: https://zoom.us/j/97317641789?pwd=OTM3NUpoU1Z1Q0MyRXJ1cDFNQmlhZz09 (Meeting ID: 973 1764 1789, Passcode: 939075)



ILLUMINATE: Utah’s Light Art and Creative Tech Fest

Utah Arts Alliance announces the fourth annual ILLUMINATE: Utah’s Light Art and Creative Tech Fest. ILLUMINATE is a free celebration of innovation and imagination for the community, art lovers, and families. Artists working with technology and using light as their medium will use the city as their canvas and create projection-mapped artwork, light art displays and exhibits for the community to experience throughout the month. Activities and Art presented November 12 and 13.

Find out more at https://illuminatesaltlake.org/



Utah Human Race

Utah Food Bank's 16th annual family-friendly 5K/10K on Thanksgiving morning in Sandy. Open to all ages and abilities. Proceeds go towards fighting hunger in Utah. Register at www.utahhumanrace.org



A Christmas Story: The Musical

This classic holiday tale centers on a mischievous, bespectacled boy, Ralphie, who dreams of getting a BB-gun for Christmas. In the weeks before the big holiday, Ralphie, his friends and his family get into all kinds of situations — including run-ins with a bully with "yellow eyes," a tongue stuck to a flagpole, a bar of soap in the mouth, a garish leg lamp, and a Chinese Christmas dinner. This hilarious musical is sure to warm your heart and tickle your funny bone becoming "A major award" of the 2021 holiday season.

Show Dates: November 26-December 22, 2021 https://www.tuacahn.org/show/winter/