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Utah Happenings – August 2015

Check out what’s happening around the state in August.


Photo by Richard Markosian

August 3-August 9: Pro cyclists will race around Utah in the 58-mile Tour of Utah, covering some of the most demanding terrain in the state. Stage 1 -Logan, Stage 2 -Tremonton to Ogden, Stage 3 -Antelope Island State Park to Bountiful, Stage 4 -Soldier Hollow in Heber Valley, Stage 5 -Salt Lake City, Stage 6 -Salt Lake City to Snowbird, Stage 7 -Park City.

August 5: Weber County Fair – Snake, Rattle & Roll at Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 North 1200 West, Ogden. Reptile adventure, petting zoo, animals, exhibits, concerts, demo derby & Elite Fight Night, along with food and vendors.Visit  www.webercountyfair.org for more information.

August 7/August 21: Hidden Hollow Concert Series. Free event and open to the public with both shows starting at 6 pm. The concerts help celebrate the victory of preserving an urban natural area that was once destined to be a parking lot. The August 7 concert will feature Michelle Moonshine, and Bullets & Belles. The August 21 concert will feature The Time Cruisers and Standing in for Joe.

August 11: Salt Lake City Municipal Primary Election. Positions up for election in Salt Lake City are Mayor, Councilmember District 2, Councilmember District 4 and Councilmember District 6.

August 11-August 13: Camp Floyd History Camp for Kids. Children can learn how soldiers lived at Camp Floyd between 1858 to 1861. Held at the Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn and Museum in Fairfield, Utah, 18035 West 1540 North. Open from 9 am to 4 pm, reservations are required and the fee is $95. Campers meet costumed interpreters, play 19th-century games, set up a soldier’s camp, make and take home soldier craft activities and more. For more information visit: http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/camp-floyd/

August 25: National Park Fee Free Day at Arches and Canyonlands National Parks near Moab.  One of the designated free days for national parks across the country in 2015. Free days are a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in national parks. For more information visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.

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