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Summer Concert Season, Red Butte Plant Sale, Moab Arts Festival and Utah Theater

Buy a plant, go to a play, visit Moab or Ogden.


May 11th: Excellence in the Community Concert Series with Better Off With the Blues at 7pm. The concert series is free to the public. For all dates click here.

May 11th: Yellowstone to Uintas Connection – Wildlife Migration Corridors. Presented by Wasatch Packtivists at the Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S in Library Room B. This presentation is about the work to protect and restore wildlife corridors in Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. Admission is free

May 12th to May 13th: Red Butte Garden Plant Sale. Held on Friday, May 12th for garden members only, and from 1pm to 8pm and for the general public on Saturday, May 13th, from 9am to 3pm. Held at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City.

May 13th: 2017 Susan G. Komen of Utah Race for the Cure. This race benefits research for breast cancer. Registration for the race opens at 7am, with the survivor parade at 8:15am, with the race starting at 9am at Library Square. Find pricing and more information here.

May 13th: Heritage Festival 2017 at Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue, Ogden. The Festival will be held from 10am to 5pm to celebrate Ogden and Weber County’s cultural heritage and community connection. Featuring all-day art and science activities, cultural performances, information booths, and food. Free admission to the public.

May 27th to May 28th: 25th Annual Moab Arts Festival with Beer and Wine Garden. Admission is free and the event will feature live music. This event hosts local and national artists welcoming residents and visitors from all part of the world. Hours on Saturday are from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Visit .

June 2nd: Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff for Salt Lake County Library, from 6pm to 9pm at the Viridian Event Center and Veterans Memorial Park, 8030 W 1825 W. The theme for this year’s reading challenge is “Build A Better World.” Attractions will include performers, puppet shows, cookies, fun, face painting and more.

Theater Listings:

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theater: To Kill a Mockingbird, April 15th to May 20th, 2017. 3333 Decker Lake Dr., West Valley City.

Hale Center Theater: Betty Blue Eyes, April 20th to May 27th, 2017. 225 W 400 N, Orem.

The Children’s Theatre: Pinkalicious The Musical, April 22nd to May 27th, 2017. 3605 S. State Street, Salt Lake City.

Off Broadway Theatre: Pirates of the Carabeener, May 5th to June 10th, 2017. 272 S Main Street, Salt Lake City.

Desert Star Playhouse: Captain American Fork – The Worst Avenger, March 23rd to June 3rd, 2017. 4861 S State Street, Murray.

Utah Opera: Don Giovanni, May 13th to May 21st, 2017. Capitol Theatre, 50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City.

Utah Symphony: The Rite of Spring, May 26th to May 27th, 2017. Abravanel Hall, 123 W South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Ballet West: Ballet West national Choreographic Festival, May 19th to May 27th, 2017. Capitol Theatre, 50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City.

Repertory Dance Theatre: Timpanogos Storytelling, May 13th, 2017. Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W 300 S, Salt Lake City.

Eccles Theater: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, May 30th to June 4th, 2017. 131 S Main Street, Salt Lake City.

Kingsbury Hall: Performing Dance Center Presents: Alice in Wonderland, May 20th to May 22nd, 2017. 1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City.

Pioneer Theatre: The Will Rogers Follies, May 5th to May 20th, 2017. 300 S 1400 E, Salt Lake City.

Egyptian Theatre: Emma – A Pop-up Musical, May 12th to May 13th, 2017. 328 Main Street, Park City.

Date Night

Salt Lake Acting Company: Hand to God, April 12th to May 14th, 2017. 168 W 500 N, Salt Lake City.

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