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Things To Do in September

Check out all the great festivals and activities across the state in Utah.


Big Hole two-2September 9-11: Salt Lake City Greek Festival. Come and enjoy the food, dancing, customs and hospitality. Experience the flavors, sights, sounds and learn about the Greek Orthodox faith and the traditions of Greece. Hours are 11am to 11pm Friday and Saturday and 11 am to 8 pm Sunday at 279 S 300 W. Admission is $3 Visit www.saltlakegreekfestival.com/index.php for more information.

September 10: Beer & Ballet. Enjoy craft beer from Epic Brewing, light appetizers and a sneak peek of Ballet West’s Works from Within. Tickets are limited and will sell out fast. $50 in advance and $60 at the door. This event  will be held at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South from 6 pm to 9:30 pm.

September 16: Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. Galleries throughout Salt Lake will open for the public to meet the artists and browse exciting art pieces. This event is always free and will be held from 6 pm to 11:59 pm. For a list of galleries or more information visit: http://www.gallerystroll.org/

September 16: Euripides’ Herakles – Westminster College Class Greek Theater Festival. This event will be held at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South from 7:30  pm to 11:59 pm. This is a free event performance. Visit: http://www.westminstercollege.edu/greek_theatre/ for more information.

September 17: Locomotive Restoration Project: 223 Narrow Gauge. The Golden Spike Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society has taken on the restoration of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad steam locomotive #223 to restore to an operational engine. You can visit the restoration shop at the Trainmen’s Building at the historic Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, on Saturday mornings starting at 9:30 am through early afternoon. You can access the shops by driving to the north end of Union Station at 26th Street. This event is free. Contact Steve Jones’ Office at 801-621-1970 for more information.

September 17-18: Festa Italiana SLC. Held at The Gateway, 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City. Admission is free and hours are Saturday – 12 pm to 10 pm and Sunday – 12 pm to 7 pm. Activities include Italian entertainment, authentic Italian food booths, Italian beer and wine, art & crafts, historical displays, Bocce Ball, an Italian car show and spaghetti eating contest. For questions call 801 597-9098 or email info@utahitalians.com

September 22-25: Mother of all Boogies (Skydiving Festival). The 13th annual Mother of all Boogies will feature skydivers from all over the world who come to Moab for 4 days of skydiving from turbine aircraft. Non-skydivers are welcome to come watch or have the opportunity to participate in a tandem skydive. Visit motherofallboogies.com or call 435-259-5867 for more information.

September 24: Utah Stories Made In Utah Festival. Join us at The Gateway on Saturday, September 24, from 11 am to 9 pm for live music, local food vendors, local breweries and distilleries, handcrafted and local goods booths. 14199385_853819778052046_7916894759085572461_n

September 24: Ability 1st – Utah Run, Rock and Roll. This annual 5K/10K run, walk and roll event serves individuals with disabilities. Open to all ages and abilities. The race will be held in Provo starting at 2225 West 620 North, with registration starting at 7 am. Visit: http://ability1stutah.org/run-walk-and-roll/ to pre-register, learn more about the race and find volunteer opportunities.   

September 24: 30th Annual India Fest. Pageant of Ramayana held at 8628 S State Road in Spanish Fork. Featuring Indian food, dance, music, dramas and fireworks. Held from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. Visit www.utahkrishnas.org


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