Events

Move Over Sir: Women Working on the Railroad

This exhibit traces the contributions that women have made to the railroad industry over the past 150 years, and calls out specific women and their unique contributions to the industry.

 “Move Over, Sir!” Women Working on the Railroad is produced by the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and part of the All Aboard! Spike 150 exhibits at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.  #Spike150

 Exhibit Open: May 2 – June 26, 2019; Mon – Thurs 9 AM – 6 PM; Fri – Sat 9 AM – 4 PM 

The Opening Reception is May 10, 6 – 8 PM

 www.culturalcelebration.org



Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Plant Sale will be held in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre / Free admission to the Plant Sale

  • Vegetables & Herbs – including over 60 varieties of heirlooms
  • Colorful flowering annuals and hardy perennials
  • Huge selection of roses, own-root roses, ornamental grasses, groundcovers, native and water-wise plants
  • An assortment of conifers, trees, vines, and shrubs, including edible fruits
  • This is our largest fundraiser of the year - proceeds go toward Garden maintenance & education programs

Member Benefit Day (Garden members only) is May 10 from 1 to 8pm

General Public is May 11 from 9am to 3pm

Information online: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/spring-plant-sale/



7th Annual Wags to Wishes Gala

Celebrate another year of success at the trendiest bash this season, the 7th Annual Wags to Wishes Gala! Guests will enjoy gourmet dining and libations, silent and live auctions, live entertainment by Gold Standard Music, and countless opportunities to mingle with many of our adorable shelter pets. Early Bird Tickets and tables are available for purchase until April 11th at utahhumane.org/gala.Sponsorship opportunities can be found here or by contacting Shannon@utahhumane.org. All proceeds from the Wags to Wishes Gala will directly benefit the life-saving programs and services offered at the Humane Society of Utah, including providing food, shelter, medication, vaccines, sterilization surgeries, humane education, investigations of animal cruelty and neglect, animal welfare advocacy, transfer of at-risk animals, behavior enrichment, and much more.



Seeds of Remembrance

Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program will hold its annual Seeds of Remembrance event on May 14th, 2019 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., at the University of Utah College of Nursing Annette Poulson Cumming Building located on 10 South 2000 East. Seeds of Remembrance 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. The program’s featured speaker is Michelle Schmidt, author of the book Carried: How One Mother’s Trust in God Helped her Through the Unthinkable. The Music will be provided by singer and songwriter Cherie Call. Seeds of Remembrance is free and open to the public and includes refreshments following the program. Parking is available on the first level, north end, of the building. For a map and more information, call 801-585-9522. University of Utah College of Nursing Annette Poulson Cumming Building

shawna.rees@nurs.utah.edu https://healthcare.utah.edu/caring-connections/ br71750@gmail.com,



Rio Grande Concert Series: Cub Sport and Divorce Court

Rio Grande Concert series returns this May. A mix of high-profile national and local acts will be playing in Olympic Plaza every Thursday in May. These concerts are free and open to the public. Blankets and picnics welcome! Food Trucks, craft beer and cocktails will be available for purchase to those 21+. Doors open at 6 p.m. Opener at 7 p.m. Headliner at 8:30 pm

May 2: Cayucas (Headliner)

May 9: Ugly Boys (Headliner) + Ivouries

May 16: Cub Sport (Headliner) + Divorce Court

May 23: Slothrust (Headliner) + TBD

May 30: Geographer (Headliner) + TBD

For more information: http://shopthegateway.com/calendars/rio-grande-concert-series-2018-05-31/2019-05-02/



West Side Story

The Grand Theater presents West Side Story, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim May 16 – June 8, 2019 with performances Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM with matinees on Saturday at  2:00 PM.

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950’s New York City as two young lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

Tickets are $17-$23 and are available at 801-957-3322 or GrandTheatreCompany.com. Junior high and high school students get 1 free ticket with their school ID.

 Musical Rating: PG for Mature Themes



Zhi Lin: Tracing Chinese Workers' Footsteps to Promontory Summit

The Brigham City Museum of Art and History is presenting the exhibition Zhi Lin: Tracing Chinese Workers' Footsteps to Promontory Summit to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The exhibition features sketches and paintings by Zhi Lin, an internationally-acclaimed artist.

The exhibition opens March 23 and continues through June 15. Admission is free. The museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

On April 20 at 3 p.m., artist Zhi Lin will give a talk about his art. On May 4 at 3 p.m., the Old Glory Vintage Dancers will demonstrate and provide instruction of historical dancing. On June 10, the museum will be open 6 to 9 p.m. with a historical fashion show of 18th to 20th century clothing at 6:30 p.m.

For further information, visit www.brighamcitymuseum.org or phone 435-226-1439



HLAA 2019 Walk4Hearing

The HLAA Walk4Hearing is coming to Utah. These events are nationwide and create awareness about hearing loss prevention, screening, treatment & maintaining good hearing health. The walk will be held Saturday, May 18 at Electric Park in Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Registration will begin at 11am with the walk at noon. Aside from the walk, there will be entertainment, activities for children, food trucks, live music, and resources for those with hearing loss.

Learn more at http://hlaa.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2553&pg=entry



Sean Kelly & The Samples

The Samples are more than a band – they represent a culture of fans and music that go beyond who happens to be playing in the band at any given time. There have been many members of The Samples, but Sean Kelly is consistent factor throughout all of the changes. Throughout his career, Sean has been the driving influence of 20 albums and over 1 million records sold.



West Side Story

The Grand Theater presents West Side Story, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim May 16 – June 8, 2019 with performances Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM with matinees on Saturday at  2:00 PM.

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950’s New York City as two young lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

Tickets are $17-$23 and are available at 801-957-3322 or GrandTheatreCompany.com. Junior high and high school students get 1 free ticket with their school ID.

 Musical Rating: PG for Mature Themes