Events

May 01st 2013 - May 04th 2013
08:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m.
Other
Utah Bronco Club
Trails Around Moab
Moab,UT 84532
801-999-8088
Website

Moab Bronco Safari

Ford Bronco fans and their families converge on Moab to experience this amazing area. The event consists of organized trail rides along Jeep Safari routes, a show and shine type car show, a dinner and a raffle.

For more info visit BroncoSafari.com or call 801-999-8088.

May 01st 2013
03:45 p.m.-
Classes
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Ogden Nature Center: Learning about Wetlands and Ponds

It's a Wild Wednesday at the Ogden Nature Center, where kids of all ages and their parents are invited to learn about wetlands and ponds. You'll have the chance to meet Pueo the Short-eared Owl, play games, and to venture out onto the nature trails to look for signs of wildlife. This event is free for Ogden Nature Center members. If not a member, admission is $2 for children, $3 for seniors, and $4 for adults. 

May 01st 2013 - May 31st 2013
Art
Krista DeAngelis and Arikka Von
Broadway Theater
111 East 300 South
Salt Lake City,
(801) 832-2682
Website

“(Trans*)forming Salt Lake City” A Latin@ Transgender Photo Exhibit

Rebecca Valverde, Westminster College graduate student, presents a photo exhibit (Trans*)forming Salt Lake City, on display at the Broadway Theater. The exhibit includes poster-size images of individuals who identify as transgender or are allies of transgender Latin@s. The project was developed for Valverde’s thesis while in the Master of Arts in Community Leadership program at Westminster College.

She compiled narratives of Latin@s who identify as transgender, are immigrants and live in Salt Lake City. She worked with the Utah AIDS Foundation to identify needs and services for the transgender Latin@, immigrant population. Admission is free. 

May 02nd 2013
07:00 a.m.-09:00 a.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Andy Robinson
Email
The Summit Hotel & Conference Center (formerly Ogden Marriott)
247 24th St.
Ogden,Ut 84401
801-428-1230
Website

Catholic Community Services' Dream Builder's Breakfast

CCS is celebrating the Sisters of Saint Benedict's 69 years of serving the Northern Utah community by eating a delicious breakfast and supporting the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank.

May 02nd 2013
06:30 p.m.-
Other
Karen Boe
Email
Golden Braid Books
151 South 500 East
Salt Lake City,UT 84102
801-322-1162
Website

Golden Braid Books Hosts NY Times Bestselling Author James Twyman

The acclaimed book store, Golden Braid Books, will be hosting New York Times bestselling author James Twyman Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 pm. Twyman is the author of 15 books, including Emissary of Light, The Moses Code, and The Barn Dance. Twyman will greet guests and sign copies of his books. This signing is free and open to the public, but arrivng early is recommended as there is limited space. 

May 02nd 2013 - May 31st 2013
09:30 a.m.-01:00 p.m.
Other
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Preschool Discovery Day: Roots, Shoots, Springs and Sprouts

The Ogden Nature Center invites you to come and discover everything new in nature! See the new plants just budding with the warmer temperatures, or baby birds hatching from their eggs. This exciting day will be filled with new plants and animals and children grinning from ear to ear! Come either Thursday, May 2 or Friday, May 31 at 9:30 am, 11 am, or 1 pm. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $5 for Ogden Nature Center members, $6 for nonmembers, and $5 a child for preschool groups over 5. 

May 03rd 2013 - May 04th 2013
08:00 p.m.-
Other
Christie Dilloway
Email
The Egyptian Theatre
328 Main St
Park City,UT 84060
435-649-9371
Website

Stand-Up Comedians Todd Sawyer and Patrick Keane Perform at the Egyptian

The Egyptian Theatre is hosting a night of comedy - and these are headliners you don't want to miss out on! Seattle native Todd Sawyer and LA-based Patrick Keane will provide a night of laughs May 3rd and 4th at 8 pm at the famed theatre in Park City. Both comedians have appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Sawyer appeared on Entertainment Studios' "Man Up/Stand Up," while Patrick Keane was a cast member on My TV Network's "Tony Rock Project." Tickets start at $19.

May 03rd 2013 - Jun 14th 2013
09:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Art
Salt Lake City Arts Council
Email
Art Barn
54 Finch Lane (1340 East 100 South)
Salt Lake City,UT 84102
801.596.5000
Website

Finch Lane Gallery Presents Artists Andrea Jensen, Carol Koleman, and Chauncey Secrist

Exhibitions of mixed media paintings by Andrea Jensen, a photography installation by Carol Koleman, and mixed media paintings by Chauncey Secrist will be exhibited in the Finch Lane Gallery May 3 through June 14. An artists’ reception will open the exhibit on Friday, May 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will continue during regular gallery hours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; during monthly Gallery Stroll, May 17 from 6 to 9 p.m.; and for a closing reception on June 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

May 03rd 2013 - May 18th 2013
05:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Speaker/Lecture
Email
The Pointe Performing Arts Academy
10981 N 5600 W
Highland,UT 84003
801-495-3262
Website

Odyssey Dance Theater Holds Auditions for Company & Scholarship Program!

For all of those dying to make dancing your profession, Odyssey Dance Theater will be holding open auditions on Friday, May 3 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at The Pointe Performing Arts Academy in Highland. The company is looking for full-time, professional dancers with a strong background and training in ballet and jazz for its 2013-2014 season, and you could be one of them! In addition to this audition, Junior Company Odyssey 2 will be offering a full scholarship, pre-professional training program that will give young dancers a chance to train with the company for nine months. This audition will be held Saturday, May 18 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Pointe Performing Arts Academy in Highland. For more information on each of these auditions, please visit ODT's website here.

May 03rd 2013 - May 05th 2013
07:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Sports
Aimee Edwards
Email
Ogden
Ogden,UT 84401
801-755-3085
Website

USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships

Nearly 500 collegiate cycling competitors from more than 100 schools from across the country will descend upon Ogden for the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, May 3-5.

They will compete for one of the 18 Collegiate Road national titles up for grabs. The community is invited to gather and cheer on these elite collegiate athletes. The USA Cycling Collegiate Championships will begin with a Team Time Trial on May 3 at Antelope Island. A Criterium Championship will make circuits through downtown Ogden on May 4 from noon until 6 p.m. The Road Race Championships for both men and women will take place on May 5 in the Upper Ogden Valley, Ogden Canyon, North Ogden and the North Ogden Divide from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Road closures will occur in downtown Ogden for the Criterium event only as well as rolling road closures in Ogden Canyon, Upper Ogden Valley, North Ogden and the North Ogden Divide for the Road Race Championships. Please adjust activities or travel plans that may be affected.

For additional course map information visit usacycling.org/collegiate, for questions regarding the event visit visitogden.com/usac or for questions call 801.778.6254.

May 03rd 2013
06:00 p.m.-09:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Sherrie Slusser
Email
Slusser Gallery
447 East 100 South
Salt Lake City,UT 84111
801-532-1956
Website

The Junior League Presents "The Art of Cooking"

Cookbooks from the Junior League of Salt Lake City will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the sales support the projects of the Junior League that improve the lives of women and children. Slusser Gallery will donate 20 percent off any art purchase made at the gallery this evening to the Junior League. Everyone is welcome! Friday, May 3, 2013, from 6-9 pm. Music by Millie & the Moths.

May 03rd 2013 - Jun 01st 2013
10:00 a.m.-06:00 p.m.
Art
The Loge Gallery Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 2nd Level
300 South 1400 East
Salt Lake City,
801-581-6961
Website

“Listening to the Silent Revolution” Painting Exhibit By Local Artists

The Pioneer Theatre Company’s Loge Gallery presents “Listening to the Silent Revolution,” an exhibit of paintings by local artists; Travis Tanner, Blue Critchfield, Laura Sharp Wilson and Marilyn Read. The collection is on display during PTC’s productions of Les Misérables Monday – Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays until noon.

The paintings are located on the mezzanine level of the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Admission is free. 

May 04th 2013
06:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m.
Sports
Poison Spider Bicycles
La Sal Loop Road
Moab,UT 84532
800-6335-1792
Website

Gran Fondo Moab

A timed road cycling event held in Moab, Utah. This is a 60 mile mass start event that climbs up and over the La Sal Mountain range. For more info visit granfondomoab.com.

May 04th 2013
07:00 p.m.-
Sports
Brent Stevens
Email
Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 South State Street
Sandy,UT 84070
801-727-2850
Website

Real Salt Lake vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto

Real Salt Lake will be facing the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday, May 4 at 7:00 pm at Rio Tinto Stadium. Tickets are now on sale! Come support Real as they take on Vancouver right here in Salt Lake City. Game time subject to change. Ticket packages now available - contact Brent Stevens for more info. 

May 04th 2013
12:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m.
Art
Danielle Stamos
Email
St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall
437 West 200 South
SLC,UT 84104
801-428-1216
Website

Empty Bowls

Join Catholic Community Services of Utah and Clay Arts, Utah to help fill the empty bowls of hungry families in our community by purchasing handmade bowls by local artists for $15 each. All purchases include a lunch of soup and bread. There will be live music and children's activities, so bring the whole familiy!

May 04th 2013
11:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Festival
Mike Johnson
Email
Library Square
200 East 400 South
Salt Lake City,UT 84111
801-994-1844
Website

10th Annual Live Green SLC! Festival

Salt Lake City is going green with their 10th annual Live Green SLC! Festival, which will kick off at Library Square on Saturday, May 4 from 11 am to 5 pm. This iconic event will feature live on-stage auctions, a solar-powered beer garden, a variety of children's activities, a plant sale, eco carnival games, live music, a spring fashion show, and much, much more. More exciting than the activities, though is the cause they support: exhibitors are hand selected based on their abilities to provide learning opportunities for the public about sustainable green products, services, and ideas. This event is free and open to the public, so you definitely don't want to miss all the fun!

May 04th 2013
07:00 a.m.-07:00 p.m.
Sports
Aimee Edwards
Email
Town Square
St. George,UT 84770
801-755-3085
Website

IRONMAN 70.3 St. George U.S. PRO Championship

The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will host the IRONMAN 70.3 St. George U.S. Pro Championship on May 4.

For the first time, the race held in southwest Utah has been designated as the official IRONMAN 70.3 U.S. Pro Championship. It is one of five top 70.3 championship destinations internationally. More than 90 pros, world champions and Olympic athletes will participate. For additional updates: Website: ironmanstgeorge.com or atozion.com Facebook: facebook.com/IMStGeorge or facebook.com/St.GeorgeZion Twitter: twitter.com/AtoZion

May 05th 2013 - May 11th 2013
09:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Other
Portal RV
1261 N. Hwy 191
Moab,UT 84532
707-246-7422
Website

FMCA 4Wheelers 2013 Moab Rally

Headquartered at Portal RV, the rally is limited to members and guests of FMCA 4 Wheelers. Members are members of FMCA (Family Motor Coach Assn), and own motor homes with accompanying 4 wheel drive vehicles. They enjoy Moab trails from the scenic drives of Secret Spire to difficult rock climbing in Pritchett Canyon. For more info visit fmca4wheelers.com or call 707-246-7422.

May 05th 2013
02:00 p.m.-06:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Anna West
Email
The Community Co-op
1756 South 700 West
Salt Lake City,UT
801-364-7765
Website

Beer, Blues, and Brats Fundraiser

Crossroads Urban Center is inviting everyone to come and enjoy some beer, blues and brats on Sunday, May 5th from 2 to 6 pm to help benefit a good cause. This is an organization that works to provide emergency food, diapers, infant formula, clothing, and medicine to those who have a hard time acquiring these things themselves, and they're asking the public to help them in this endeavor. Brats, a salad bar, and side dishes as well as dessert, beer, and nonalcoholic beverages will be served as live music plays, provided by The Number Ones and The Fourteenth Ward. In addition to all of this, the Rubber Room School of Dance belly dancers will be performing, so make sure to mark your calendars! The donation to attend is $45, and all proceeds go to the Crossroads Urban Center.

May 06th 2013 - Apr 15th 2013
07:30 p.m.-06:00 p.m.
Music
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
1375 E. Presidents Circle 204
Salt Lake City,UT 84112
801-581-7100
Website

Concert Season Finale for Utah Chamber Artists

Utah Chamber Artists (UCA) present their season finale "Pastiche" on May 6. This concert celebrates both historic and contemporary works from composers Gabriel Faure and Morten Lauridsen. Featured Cellist Matthew Zalkind returns to his native roots of Salt Lake City after sharing his talents around the world. His participation follows in the footsteps of musical parents who frequently perform with UCA. 
 
Tickets purchased before May 6 - Adults: $15.00  Students $10.00 plus service charge.  If purchased the day of the concert – Adults $17.50  Students $12.00 plus service charge.
 
Tickets may be purchased by calling Kingtix, 801-581-7100 or by going to utahchamberartists.org.
 
A shuttle will run from the Rice-Eccles Stadium to Libby Gardner Concert Hall
May 07th 2013
10:00 a.m.-03:00 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Lululemon Athletica
6300 N Sagewood Blvd
Park City ,
Website

Shop Lululemon – Benefit for Kimball Art Center

Shop at Lululemon Park City on Tuesday, May 11th and portion of the sales go to the Kimball Art Center education program

May 08th 2013
03:45 p.m.-
Other
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Wild Wednesdays: Whooo Eats Worms?

It's a day of learning at the Ogden Nature Center as kids of all ages are invited to come and learn about predators and prey. Pueo, the Short-eared Owl, will be there to meet the kids and act as an example of what it takes to survive in the wild. Participants will get the chance to look at skulls, pelts, teeth, and claws up close. Admission is free for Ogden Nature Center members, $2 for children, $3 for seniors, and $4 for adults. 

May 09th 2013 - May 11th 2013
Other
Marriott Center for Dance on the University of Utah Campus
330 S 1500 E #106
Salt Lake City,UT 84112

Here After Here: A Self-Guided Tour of Eternity

The University of Utah's Department of Modern Dance, Tandy Beal and company and other local partners are hosting a dialogue discussing what happens after death. There will be free events addressing the ideas people have on the topic. Afterwards, Tandy Beal's concert Here After Here: a self-guided tour of eternity will take place. This concert will include music, video, theatre, dance and interviews with people addressing their ideas of an afterlife. 

May 09th 2013 - May 11th 2013
10:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Classes
Jennifer
Email
South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State St
Salt Lake City,UT 84199
801-205-4701
Website

Home Machine Quilting Show

Plan now to celebrate our 10th anniversary show with us, May 9–11. The 10th annual Home Machine Quilting Show (HMQS) will be held Thursday–Saturday on Mother’s Day weekend, at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 So. State Street, Sandy.

The Home Machine Quilting Show is the premier consumer exhibition and hands-on educational show for machine quilters and embroiderers. HMQS features nearly 125 classes on a variety of quilting, embroidery and sewing topics, a judged quilt competition with $28,000 in cash awards, a Vendor Mall of 200 booths, a dozen special exhibits, a quilted garment display, and 700+ gorgeous quilts on display. There will also be free demonstrations, free “make & take” projects, and fabulous grand prizes just for attending.

The HMQS 2013 show theme is “That’s Amore,” and the outstanding quilts at the show will show off everything our quilters love! The awards ceremony for the judged quilt competition will be Thursday, May 9th at 12:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Attendance at the awards ceremony is included with show admission Thursday. Online quilt entry is available and the submission deadline is April 13, 2013. Quilts must be received no later than April 27, 2013. Over 100 classes for every skill level will be offered by the nation’s top machine quilters and embroiderers. Class registration opens Jan. 10.

HMQS 2013 show hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday, May 9th; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, May 10th and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11th. The show is open to the public, and parking is free. Cost to attend the event is $10 per day or $25 for a 3-day pass. Ages 13-17 are only $5 and children 12 & under are free. Show admission is free with class registration. Classes are additional.

May 10th 2013 - Aug 01st 2013
Art
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple
Salt Lake City,UT
801-328-4201
Website

UMOCA Presents: David Ruhlman

UMOCA presents local artist David Ruhlman and his exhibit: A History of the Hidden World. Ruhlman's pieces show the circularity of beginnings and endings. This exhibit explores double entendres, metamorphosis and natural phenomena. It is part of Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah, which explores the diversity of Utah's culture. 

May 10th 2013
07:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Art
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple
Salt Lake City ,
Website

Biennial Opening At The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMOCA's largest public opening with surprise stunts that can only be seen on opening night. Visitors can receive a first-hand anthropological look at the history of contemporary art, folklore and culture in Utah. 

Artist lecture begins at 7 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. visitors can enjoy an array of food and drinks while exploring the exhibitions. 

May 10th 2013
03:00 p.m.-06:00 p.m.
Art
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
20 S. West Temple
Salt Lake City,UT 84101
801-328-4201
Website

Inaugural "Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah" Opening Reception with artist lecture

Take an anthropological look at art, folklore and culture in Utah at the inaugural Utah Biennial Mondo Utah. The event will feature exhibits like "The Readymade Persona," a selection of film portraits from Andy Warhol of Marcel Duchamp, Allen Midgette and Jack Smith; "David Ruhlman: A History of the Hidden World," "Faithful Abstraction," a collaboration with CUAC curated by Adam Bateman, religious artwork from the LDS Church History Museum; and "A Sublime of Conceptual Landscapes—A selection of works from the Salt Lake Art Center Collection." Free admission.

May 11th 2013
06:30 a.m.-
Charity/Fundraiser
Library Square
Salt Lake City ,
Website

Susan G. Komen Utah Race for the Cure 2013

Susan G. Komen Utah Race for the Cure 2013 registration is open online Friday May, 10th until midnight and in person Race Day beginning at 6:30 a.m. Their goal this year is to get 14,000 registered racers, presented by FM100.3. 

May 11th 2013
05:30 p.m.-
Gala/Party
Danielle Stewart
Email
Marriott Downtown at City Creek
75 S. West Temple
Salt Lake City,UT 84111
801-322-4411
Website

45th Annual BE Great Gala

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake are hosting their 45th annual BE Great Gala. There will be a silent auction and a live auction. All proceeds benefit the kids in the Salt Lake and Tooele communities. 

May 11th 2013
Fashion
Ballet West Warehouse
560 S. 300 W.
Salt Lake City,UT
Website

Couture in Motion

Members of Ballet West are striking a pose and approaching the catwalk by hosting a fashion show featuring up-and-coming designers and local boutiques. Clothes will be modeled by members of Ballet West. All proceeds benefit Ballet West artistic programming.

May 11th 2013
10:00 a.m.-03:00 p.m.
Festival
Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
salt lake city ,
Website

Tracy Aviary Urban Bird Festival

The Tracy Aviary celebrates their seventh annual Urban Bird Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be demonstrations, activities and a presentation by Mike and Leslie Anderson featuring tracy Aviary Birds In The Wild. The Urban Bird Festival educated the public about bird in their environment in hope of creating a connection with nature. 

May 11th 2013
Other
Christa Graff
Email
Historic Main Street
Park City,UT 84060
435-640-7921

HPCA Kid's Day

The Historic Park City Allance is hosting Kids' Day. Businesses on Main Street in Park City will hold children's activities throughout the day. Some of the participating businesses include the Egyptian Theatre, Dolly's Bookstore, Gallery MAR, Java Cow and Red Banjo Pizza. There will also be a strolling juggler who will perform up and down the streets from 1-3 p.m. 

May 11th 2013
06:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Race
Email
La Sal Loop Road
Moab,UT 84532
801-830-1099
Website

Red Rock Relay

Six man teams will traverse the Manti La Sal Loop Road starting and finishing from Swanny Park. Gather your five best friends and come have the run of a lifetime! For more info, visit redrockrelay.com or call 801-830-1099.

May 11th 2013
08:00 a.m.-
Race
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W. 12th St.
Ogden,UT
801-621-7595
Website

Fly with the Flock Fun Run at Ogden Nature Center

Lace up your shoes - registration is now open for the Fly with the Flock Fun Run at the Ogden Nature Center on Saturday, May 11. A 5k will be held as well as a kids' 2.5k, so all members of the family can participate! But that's not even the best part. Ogden Nature Center staff members will be present with many varieties of live birds of prey, as well as other animals, and a pancake breakfast will be provided at the end of the run. Prizes, awards, and activities will be held on the back lawn of the Visitors Center. Visit the Ogden Nature Center's website for more information!

May 11th 2013
05:30 p.m.-08:45 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Danielle Stewart
Email
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek
75 South West Temple
Salt Lake City,Ut 84101
801-322-4411
Website

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake's 45th Annual BE Great Gala

The Annual BE Great Gala is Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake's largest fundraising event, and this year's goal is to raise $200,000 to support the amazing youth in the Clubs.

This event allows the organization to provide programs focused on Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles, inspiring thousands of young people to BE GREAT!

Join them for a lively cocktail hour featuring a silent auction with hundreds of items up for bid, just in time for Mother's Day! Then enjoy a gourmet dinner, fantastic live auction, and of course dancing!

May 11th 2013
11:00 a.m.-
Dance
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 West 300 South
Salt Lake City,Ut 84101
8013552787
Website

Ring Around the Rose: Samba Fogo

The Repertory Dance Theatre welcomes Afro-Brazilian performing arts group, Samba Fogo. As part of the Ring Around the Rose series at Rose Wagner, this interactive drum and dance experience promises fun for the entire family.  The show will begin promptly at 11:00am, tickets are $5 for adults, children 2 and under are free.

May 14th 2013
08:00 p.m.-
Film
City Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City,
(801) 524-8200
Website

NHMU Science Movie Night-Twister

Rated PG-13 

A film about two scientists who chase tornadoes in their quest to study them. 

May 14th 2013 - May 15th 2013
08:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m.
Classes
Ted Woolley
Email
State Office Building B110
450 N. East Capitol Drive
Salt Lake City,UT 84115
801-556-3166
Website

Two Free U.S. Department of Homeland Security Certified Courses

Any practitioner invovled in the emergency first response community has two opportunities to receive free training in two U.S. Department of Homeland Security certified courses.

On May 14, Resource Inventory Management for Rural Communities provides resource inventory management training for small communities and rural areas. Registration is required for this course - Registration deadline is April 30, 2013. 

On May 15, Risk and Vulnerability Assessments for Rural Communities educates participants on the foundation for emergency response plans. Registration is required for this course. Registration deadline is May 1, 2013 by 12pm.

For further information and registration, email info@ruraltraining.org or call 801-556-3166.

May 15th 2013 - May 18th 2013
09:00 a.m.-06:00 p.m.
Sports
Rally on the Rocks
Old Spanish Trail Arena
3641 S Hwy 191
Moab,UT 84532
801-589-0523
Website

Rally on the Rocks

Rally on the Rocks is a UTV/SxS exclusive event. We provide guided rides for trails from mild to wild. This is a family-friendly event, so bring the kids, the wife, the grandkids for a "memory of a lifetime" experience. Don't forget our vendor row, and demo rides from manufacturers. The scenery is second to none, there's no place like Moab.

For more info, visit rallyontherocks.com or call 801-589-0523.

May 15th 2013
12:00 p.m.-01:30 p.m.
Charity/Fundraiser
Christina DeVore
Email
Little America Hotel | Grand Ballroom
500 South Main Street
Salt Lake City,UT 84101
Website

United Way of Salt Lake's Celebration of Service

Please join United Way of Salt Lake in honoring outstanding individuals and organizations who demonstrate every day how they LIVE UNITED through their leadership and commitment to the community.

$40 for indivduals $350 for a table of 10. Please RSVP by May 10th, 2013

May 15th 2013
03:45 p.m.-
Classes
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Wild Wednesdays: Hooked on Fish

Things are getting fishy at the Ogden Nature Center on Wednesday, May 15! The Ogden Nature Center is having a teacher and naturalist talk about the endangered species of fish in Utah, as well as many other fun facts about fish that call Utah home. Participants will get to see some fish in the aquarium and some resident fish-eating birds. Admission is free for Ogden Nature Center members, $2 for children, $3 for seniors, and $4 for adults.

May 16th 2013 - May 18th 2013
Other
UCCU Events Center
800 W. University Parkway
Orem,UT 84058
1-888-414-UTAH
Website

34th Annual Utah Woodturning Symposium

One of the oldest symposiums in the United States is also one of the most exciting.  This highly revered event features 80 live woodworking demonstrations and free public exhibitions.  This year's event brings in talent from all around the world as well as local favorites such as Dr. Dale Nish, symposium founder, and Dr. Kip Christensen of BYU.  

The Dale Nish Collection display and open gallery is free to the general public. The gallery opens on Thursday, May 16, and runs until Saturday, May 18. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.  A ticket is not required to enter the gallery itself.

Tickets to attend the Utah Woodturning Symposiums events at UVU can be purchased online at utahwoodturning.com or on site at the event.

May 16th 2013
06:00 p.m.-09:00 p.m.
Gala/Party
Aspen
Email
The Gateway
18 N Rio Grande
Salt Lake City,UT 84101
8015327500
Website

Spy Hop Productions Annual Benefit: BE BOLD

To get somewhere in life, you can’t stand on the sidelines. Spy Hop presents the 2013 Annual Benefit “Be BOLD”, a chance to be inspired and fund a new film, music or radio project by Spy Hop students. That’s Spy Hop’s Annual Benefit, Thursday, May 16, at The Gateway, at 6:00pm. Tickets available at www.spyhop.org

May 17th 2013
06:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Speaker/Lecture
Krista DeAngelis and Arikka Von
Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory
1840 S. 1300 E.
Salt Lake City,UT 84105
801-832-2682
Website

Westminster Thinks Big

Musical chairs meets a lecture series. Westminster Thinks Big hosts 8 speakers who will each speak on and explore a topic for 10 minutes. This is a chance for members of the Westminster community to share their favorite ideas in a format similar to TED Talks. The event is free and open to the public.

May 17th 2013
06:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Art
Teri Mumm
Artspace City Center
230 S. 500 West, # 120
801-809-7687
Website

"Visual Perception/Light and Space" At the Utah Arts Festival Gallery

The May exhibit at the Utah Arts Festival Gallery gives the public a chance to view the world in a new way with the "Visual Perception/Light and Space." The exhibit is open May 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the salt Lake Gallery Stroll. Local artists showcasing their work are; photography provided by Verl Adams' photography, paintings by Michael Lucarelli's and acrylics by Gerald Nichols. 

May 17th 2013 - May 19th 2013
09:00 a.m.-06:00 p.m.
Sports
Trails Around Moab
Moab,UT 84532
208-863-1718
Website

4th Annual Willys Overland Moab Rally

Join Willys owners from all over the country to celebrate an American classic, the Willys Overland Station Wagon and Truck! Raffle, BBQ, show and shine, good friends and more! tFor more info visit willysrally.com or call 208-863-1718.

May 17th 2013
Film
Tower Theatre
876 E. 900 S.
Salt Lake City,UT 84105
801-321-0310
Website

"The Source Family" Documentary: Utopia and Dystopia

The Source Family found every way to live outside the norm.  Call it an experiment, a cult or a phenomenon of the 1970s: men dressed in white with long beards and women with long flowing dresses and hair followed their spiritual leader Father Yod into a life of indulgence on Hollywood's Sunset Strip. A new documentary shows never before seen home movies, pictures and music from living members of the family to tell a story no one else can.     

The Source Family opens at Tower Theatre May 17. 

May 17th 2013 - May 19th 2013
10:00 a.m.-07:00 p.m.
Other
Best Friends Animal Society
Email
Utah State Fairgrounds
155 North 1000 West
Salt Lake City,UT 84116
Website

Best Friends Pet Super Adoption

May 17, 2–7 p.m.; May 18, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; May 19, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Roughly 800 adoptable animals will be available from 20 shelters and rescues at the 13th annual Pet Super Adoption. Adoption fees start at $25 for cats and $75 for dogs and include spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchips plus an adoption starter kit. superadoption.org

May 17th 2013 - May 19th 2013
12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Festival
Salt Lake City & County Building
450 South 200 East
Salt Lake City,Ut
Website

The 28th annual Living Traditions Festival

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is presenting the 2013 Living Traditions Festival. The event will include over 40 performances with headlining artists: The Relatives, Maura O'Connell, De Temps Antan and Mariachi Divas.

Bring the entire family to enjoy the food, music and crafts while celebrating among a rich cultural experience. Admission is free.

May 18th 2013 - May 18th 2013
08:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Race
Ron Roskos
Email
Libery Park
600 E. 1300 South
Salt Lake City,UT 84104
801-716-4993
Website

5K Run, Walk and Roll

On your mark! Get set! Roll! Registration for the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah’s 19th annual 5k Run, Walk and Roll is now available at biau.org. This family-friendly event will take place on May 18, 2013 at Liberty Park, nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City. Participants can run, walk or roll their wheel chair or recumbent bike through the park, with all proceeds benefiting the programs and resources provided for brain injury victims across the state of Utah. 

Event information: 5K Run, Walk and Roll
Date: Saturday, May 18 at 7 a.m. registration at 8 a.m.
Location: Liberty Park, 600 E. 1300 South
Registration: $30 and can be purchased online at biau.org or by calling 801-716-4993.

With an early start, the race starts promptly at 8 a.m. All runner’s will be timed. Top racers in each category will receive prizes. In addition, there will be a vendor fair, prizes for top fundraisers, and a drawing.

May 18th 2013
10:00 a.m.-08:00 p.m.
Festival
Emporium
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way
Lehi,UT
801-768-495
Website

Thanksgiving Point Emporium Grand Reopening

Thanksgiving Point Emporium is celebrating its grand reopening and is offering 30% off purchases and a chance to win a $500 shopping spree.

May 18th 2013
06:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Sports
Skinny TIre Events
Email
Hwy 313
Moab,UT 84532
435-260-8889
Website

Moonshadows Night Ride

Spectacular sunset into moonlight road cycling experience. Ride by the light of the silvery moon and take in the sweet smell of desert sage as you make your way to the Earth's edge overlooking the Colorado River two thousand feet below. This road cycling event is an evening bike ride beginning at 6 p.m. with light dinner served at the Moonshadows Cafe (Dead Horse Point Overlook). Full road support, food, water, and fun provided. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.

May 18th 2013
09:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Classes
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden ,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Scout Saturdays at the Ogden Nature Center

Is your scout having trouble passing off those merit badges? Not to worry - the Ogden Nature Center will provide a teacher and naturalist to help pass off badge requirements on Saturday, May 18. Each class is 45 minutes long and a reservation and non-refundable deposit are required. There will be three portions to the day: at 9 am there will be the Native vs. Invasive class, at 10 am the Conservation class, and at 11 am the Venomous Reptiles Class. The cost is $5 per scout. 

May 19th 2013 - May 24th 2013
Other
Trails Around Moab
Moab,UT 84532
760-403-0791
Website

GoneMOAB

This annual event features Nissan enthusiasts leading and participating in 4x4 trails during a week long celebration of all that is Moab. For more info visit gonemoab.com or call 760-403-0791.

May 20th 2013
06:00 p.m.-07:00 p.m.
Art
Kimball Art Center
Website

Art Talk- Why the Arts Matter in Medical Education

The Art Talk at the Kimball Art Center is featuring Gretchen A. Case, Assistant Professor at the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, the department of Internal Medicine, and the department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She will speak on “Why the Arts Matter in Medical Education” and the importance of the arts and humanities to physicians in training or already in practice. 

May 22nd 2013
03:45 p.m.-
Classes
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden ,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Our National Symbol - A Special Memorial Day Program at the Ogden Nature Center

The Ogden Nature Center will be holding a special Memorial Day program with its very own Bald Eagle, Des Ta Te. Kids of all ages are invited to come and learn about our national symbol and how the Bald Eagle was chosen. All participants should meet in the Visitor Center. Admission is free for Ogden Nature Center members and Veterans and their families, $2 for children, $3 for seniors, and $4 for adults.

May 24th 2013 - May 27th 2013
12:00 p.m.-02:00 p.m.
Festival
Samantha "Throttle" Bonsack
Email
Moab, UT
Moab, UT 84532
Moab,Ut 84532
4352200676
Website

NUT-UP OR SHUT-UP Moab to Monument Valley Motorcycle *Riding* Rally

Four days of unbelievable beauty await you. Weekend only option is scheduled for the best of the best with the unforgettable full moon night right through Monument Valley.

Ride through world-renowned Arches National Park, the mini-Grand Canyon known as Canyonlands National Park, the final car scene in Thelma & Louis at Dead Horse Point State Park, Castle Valley, Moab, Mexican Hat, Kayente and Monument Valley. Ride through the backdrop of the best visual representation of the word freedom the west has to offer. From Easy Rider to the end of Thelma & Louis, the cliffs, red rock buttes and magical dancing shadows into deeply carved canyons will blow your mind.

Current schedule:

Friday, May 24 Afternoon ride in Moab to early evening. Meet and greet social. Stay in Moab.

Saturday, May 25 Moab to Monument Valley—full moon night ride. Stay in Mexican Hat.

Sunday, May 26 Ride back to Moab, National Parks Ride, stay in Moab.

Monday, May 27 Arches National Park, Colorado River Road Highway 128, go home.

May 25th 2013 - May 26th 2013
10:00 a.m.-04:00 p.m.
Art
Swanny City Park
100 W. 400 North
Moab,UT 84532
435-259-2742
Website

Moab Arts Festival

Enjoy live music performed on the center stage throughout the weekend. Kids tent for acitivities, food vendors, and artwork for sale. Pottery, wall hangings, welded art, photography, jewelry and many surprises.

May 25th 2013 - May 27th 2013
01:00 a.m.
Race
America West and High Barrel Races
Old Spanish Trail Arena
3641 S. Hwy 191
Moab,UT 84532
970-210-6712
Website

Barrels 4 Buck$

4D barrel race co-sanctioned with America West and Mile Hi Barrel Races at the Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S Highway 191). For more info, visit barrels4bucks.freehosting.net or call 970-210-6712 or 970-216-0072.

May 25th 2013
08:00 p.m.-09:30 p.m.
Dance
Email
The Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South
Salt Lake City,UT 84101
801-355-2787
Website

Shaping Sound Dance Company

Shaping Sound, a new contemporary dance company, is a collaboration of diverse artists who share a common motif of being visual musicians. Emmy-nominated choreographers Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson take the stage with ten world-class dancers to present a synergy of sight, sound and movement. Audiences of all ages can expect explosive choreography showcasing the dynamic rhythm, speed and physical strength of these visionaries.

Company members have been featured on “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Dancing With The Stars” and toured internationally with recording artists and world-renowned dance companies. Join Shaping Sound for an unpredictable journey of dance and love.

May 25th 2013
07:00 p.m.-
Sports
Brent Stevens
Email
Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 South State Street
Sandy,UT 84070
801-727-2850
Website

Real Salt Lake vs. the Chicago Fire at Rio Tinto

Real Salt Lake will be taking on the Chicago Fire Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 pm at Rio Tinto Stadium. Tickets are now on sale! Come cheer on Real as they represent Salt Lake City on the soccer map. Game time subject to change. Ticket packages now available - contact Brent Stevens for more info. 

May 29th 2013
03:45 p.m.-
Classes
Brandi Bosworth
Email
Ogde Nature Center
966 W 12th St
Ogden ,UT 84404
801-621-7595
Website

Wild Wednesdays: Shorebirds 101

The Ogden Nature Center invites you to come and learn about the various shorebirds that call Utah home on Wednesday, May 29 at 3:45 pm. Participants will get up close and personal with Einstein, the ONC's resident American White Pelican, and will learn about adaptations different shorebirds have to different environments. You will also learn about what the Great Salt Lake has to offer all of these these amazing creatures. 

May 30th 2013 - Jun 01st 2013
06:00 p.m.-08:00 p.m.
Sports
Canyonlands Rodeo
Old Spanish Trail Arena
3641 S. Hwy 191
Moab,UT 84532
435-259-4852
Website

Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo

Join us for three days of thrilling rodeo excitement at the annual Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo. Community events, carnival, vendors, Saturday parade and the extreme sport we call rodeo.

For more info, visit moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com or call 435-259-4852.

May 30th 2013 - May 02nd 2013
Festival
Washington Square
City County Building between State Street and 200 East and 400 and 500 South (also known as Washington Square).
Website

Utah Pride Festival

The Utah Pride Festival will offer national headliners, Alex Newell, Ivy Winters & Pandora Boxx, and Thelma Houston who will all be performing on the Main Stage during the Utah Pride Festival.
 
 
 
 
May 31st 2013 - Jun 01st 2013
Other
Christie Dilloway
Email
The Egyptian Theatre
328 Main St
Park City,Ut 84060
435-649-9371
Website

Stand-Up Comedy

Park City's historic Egyptian Theatre has a packed schedule lined up for the summer and fall. They present theatre, dance, comedy, concerts and community events every weekend. Lisa Alvarado and Dwight York, who make light of everyday absurdities, will be featured at this event.

May 31st 2013 - Jun 01st 2013
Charity/Fundraiser

Third Annual Bikes for Kids Utah Stage Race

Bikes for Kids Utah is offering the third annual stage race to raise money for the charity that supports youth cycling around the state. The Criterium takes place Friday, May 31 followed b ya road race and time trial on June 1. 

May 31st 2013
11:30 a.m.-
Race
Email
South Towne Center

K-Bull 93 "Weiner Dog Race"

K-Bull 93 FM hosts a 'weiner dog race' at the South Towne Center May 31st. The mall will be transformed into a racetrack for 50 dogs who's owner will win 2 tickets to sold out Taylor Swift concert and more.