Events

Farmers Market at Murray Park

Utah Farm Bureau operates the Farmers Market on Fridays and Saturdays from July 25th to October24th from 8am to 2pm at Murray Park.  The purpose of the market it to connect the consumer to the farmer, and to give out Utah farmers direct to consumer sales. Because of our unique mission the market is food-only, meaning we don't offer space to any crafts, musicians, clothing, etc. This makes for a unique shopping experience focused entirely on Utah farmers and the great fresh produce that is available during our growing season! Vendors also sell other pantry staples: fresh bread, jams, salsa and tamales. We want YOU to make a connection with your local farmer. 

More information online at utahfarmbureau.org or on Facebook: Just search for Farmers Market at Murray Park



Midvale Drive-In: Get Out

About the Film When Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a young African-American man, visits his white girlfriend’s (Allison Williams) family estate, he becomes ensnared in the more sinister, real reason for the invitation. About the Drive-In Tickets now on sale! Space is limited and tickets must be bought in advance – only 1 ticket is required per vehicle Drive-in located in the parking lot behind the Belgian Waffle & Omelet Inn. Gates open at 7:30pm The film will start at 8:30pm The audio for the movie is broadcast through an FM transmitter (radio). If you don’t have an FM transmitter in your car you can bring a battery-operated stereo with speakers to hear the movie. Large vehicles will be parked in the back. Sorry, no passenger vans or diesel engine trucks permitted, and lift gates/hatches cannot be raised if the view of other guests is blocked. The movie is to be watched from inside your car or within your designated parking stall. Masks are required upon leaving your designated area. Social distancing and mask-wearing will be enforced in all public areas. Port-a-potties are available.

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Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training Classes

BIKE UTAH’S YOUTH BEST PROGRAM IS ROLLING OUT NEW AND MODIFIED CLASSES FOR FALL OF 2020. The Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training (BEST) program is offering FREE, two day courses to 4th - 7th grade students from schools and community groups at Oquirrh Park and at the Taylorsville Recreation Center in Salt Lake County. Classes will be held through October 28th.

2-Day classes will be held on Monday and Tuesday OR Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2pm or 3:30 to 5:30. Pre registration is required! Register online at https://www.bikeutah.org/signup

We will have multiple two day sessions throughout the week with varying times to accommodate students as much as possible.

We encourage those interested to sign up as soon as possible to get their preferred time and dates, as spots are limited. If you have any additional questions in regards to programming please contact youth@bikeutah.org. 



Friends of The City Library to Host a Book Drive

The Friends of The City Library in Salt Lake City is holding a book drive to help support Salt Lake’s public library system. The drive will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at the downtown City Library.

Many of us have been reading more while staying at home and have been decluttering and organizing, and the FOTL is hoping that you’ll consider donating books of any kind, for any age, as well as DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs and vinyl records. During the Book Drive books can be donated without leaving your car. A drop off zone will be located on the West side of the library, on 200 East, where masked and gloved volunteers will accept your donations through your car window. Donated items are then quarantined before being sold through the Friends’ online stores. Funds from the book sales are used to support The City Library’s programs. “We are grateful for donations from readers in the Salt Lake Valley,” said Jeff Mower, Executive Director of the Friends of The City Library, “and we hope that if you’re looking for new material to read you’ll consider purchasing one of our Mystery Bag of Books (for both children and adults) or shop our Amazon store.”

To shop with the Friends please visit: https://slclibraryfriends.org/shop-with-the-friends/



Downtown Farmers Market

Farmers Markets have been deemed essential service providers during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the Salt Lake Downtown Farmers Market enters its 29th year we are modifying many aspects of the market to consider the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, vendors and customers. It will be held Saturdays, June 13th through October 24th from 8am to 1pm (closing an hour earlier than past markets)

The Downtown Farmers Market exists to strengthen and support small local farms and businesses as they bring their products directly to the public. Our farmers and producers offer the freshest local fruits and vegetables as well as a wide variety of grass-fed meats, eggs, dairy, honey, and flora, along with the region's best locally made sauces, spreads, baked goods and culinary accoutrements.

Protocols for customers are:

  • Do not attend the market if you are feeling unwell
  • Maintain 6 feet of social distance 
  • Wear a mask or face covering
  • Wash or sanitize hands often
  • One shopper per household
  • Use a credit card, debit card, cashless app or exact change when possible.
  • No gathering 
  • No pets (with the exception of service animals that are trained to respond to a specific medical condition)
  • Observe one-way traffic flow (signs and arrows posted)
  • Reusable bags are allowed
  • SNAP Exchange and Double Up Food Bucks will be available

It will be held Saturdays, June 13th through October 24th from 8am to 1pm (closing an hour earlier than past markets)

More information on the protocols are online: https://www.slcfarmersmarket.org/saturday-farmers-market



Vino for Veterans Masquerade Gala

Join us for an evening of wine, food, and friends honoring our Veterans, First Responders, Women Survivors, Children with Medical Needs and their amazing canine companions. Masquerade masks are encouraged! Tickets are $125 for general admission. Price includes: Dinner, wine, and an opportunity to meet the individuals and dogs who benefit from our services. Depending on restrictions around COVID-19, a virtual or drive-through event option may become available.

Get your tickets here: https://the-malinois-foundation.ticketleap.com

All proceeds go to help The Malinois Foundation. More info at themalinoisfoundation.org/annual-gala



Midvale Drive-In: YELLOW SUBMARINE

An icon of psychedelic pop culture, Yellow Submarine is a colorful musical spectacle and an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages – filled with visual invention, optical illusions, wordplay, and glorious, glorious music. Once upon a time….or maybe twice….there was an unearthly paradise called Pepperland, 80,000 leagues under the sea it lay, a place where beauty, happiness, and music reign supreme. https://www.utahfilmcenter.org/event/midvale-drive-in-yellow-submarine/



Inspired: A FREE Virtual Community Poetry Writing Workshop

The Rock Canyon Poets, in participation with the Utah Humanities Book Festival, presents “Inspired,” a free community poetry writing workshop in October. This year’s theme is Self-Portrait Poems. In this workshop, participants learn how to create poems using writing prompts focused on expression of the self.

Offered annually in participation with the Utah Humanities Book Festival by Rock Canyon Poets & Pioneer Book, this workshop is presented in two parts virtual sessions, followed by a virtual poetry reading. Participants are encouraged to submit their poem to be included in a printed anthology and contributors will receive a free copy.

The Utah Humanities Book Festival runs from September 10 – October 31 with events in several cities throughout Utah. For more information, visit their web site utahhumanities.org. For more information, visit https://rockcanyonpoets.com/ or contact the Rock Canyon Poets, rockcanyonpoets@gmail.com.



FGM & Storytelling

A virtual lecture presented by: Maryum Saifee, FGM Survivor & Women Rights Activist FGM is framed as a faraway practice happening in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Frustrated by the way FGM was framed, Maryum decided to share her story as a survivor to help raise public awareness and shift the public narrative. Join us for an informative lecture about FGM in the United States and how American survivors are using storytelling and social media to break the cycle of violence. VIRTUAL SEATING IS LIMITED. REGISTER NOW: https://bit.ly/FGMinAmerica



Juanes

Live at the Eccles Presents Juanes Tuesday, October 6th. ArtTix is the official source for tickets for Live at the Eccles Events. Throughout Juanes groundbreaking career, Colombian music superstar has remained dedicated to three essential tenets of his creativity. The natural songwriting of “a soulful poet” (NYT) frequently exploring our capacity to love and the foundational strength it provides our lives, the long-practiced skill of a highly accomplished guitar player, and a deep reverence for the indigenous folkloric rhythms that have fueled the musical culture of Colombia and Latin America as a whole. Now, as the follow-up to his trailblazing visual album Mis Planes Son Amarte - which earned two Latin Grammys and a 5-Star Rolling Stone review for taking fans up to the stars as a conduit to search for timeless love and past traditions, Juanes brings his guitar and folkloric passions back with his latest album “Más Futuro Que Pasado”. One of Colombia’s greatest cultural exports that have woven its way into the musical fabric across the Americas is the propulsive rhythm of Cumbia. Now, with much of the world once again opening its ears wider to the sounds of Latin music, Juanes is extending a global invitation for all to delve and dance even deeper.

https://live-at-the-eccles.com/events/juanes https://www.saltlakecountyarts.org/events/juanes/