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Made in Utah Festival, County Fairs, Helper Arts, Music and Film Festival, Utah Theater: August Happenings in Utah

Enjoy Utah’s summer at county fairs, celebrate Krishna’s Appearance Day, take a run, go to an arts festival, or see a new play.


Utah Stories’ Made in Utah Festival

August 5th thru 12th: Summit County Fair. Highlights include a demolition derby, rodeo, entertainment, pie baking contest, and parade. Visit here for more information.

August 9th thru 12th: Weber County Fair: “Dancing With the Steers.” Open from 11am to 10pm daily at The Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N 1200 W, Ogden, Utah.

August 12th and August 15th: Krishna’s Appearance Day Celebration. On August 12th at the Spanish Fork Krishna Temple, 8628 S. State Road, Spanish Fork, Utah, and August 15th at the Salt Lake Krishna Temple, 965 E 3370 S, Salt Lake City. The festivals feature mantra music, kirtan, drama, classical Indian dance and food. Start time is 7pm. Go here for more information.

August 12th thru September 30th: The Helper Project presents Nest: Women Artists of Helper. This exhibit will be held at the amjworks Gallery on 167 S Main Street in Helper, Utah.

August 14th: Mondays in the Park: Tango West sponsored by Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts. Learn the Tango from Brian Salisbury from 7pm to 9pm at Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk  Arts, 1150 S Constitution Drive, Salt Lake City. Free admission.

August 17th thru 20th: Helper Arts, Music, and Film Festival at 69 S Main Street, Helper, Utah. The festival features artists, dance, music, and food. Click here for more information.

August 19th: Herriman Hold’em Half Run. The race starts at Juniper Crest Trailhead – 14852 S. Juniper Crest Rd., Herriman, Utah at 7am. Visit their website for more information or to pre-register.

August 26th: Utah Stories’ Made in Utah Festival. Held 11am to 9pm at The Gateway, 400 W 100 S, Salt Lake City. This festival celebrates local Utah with live music, food, breweries, distilleries, handcrafted and local goods. For more information visit our webpage.

August 31st thru September 11th: 25th Moab Music Festival. World-class musicians visit red rock venues around Moab for a feast of chamber music, jazz, Latin and traditional music concerts. Visit here for more information.

Theater Listings

Family Friendly:

Hale Centre Theater: The Heart of Robin Hood, August 25th to October 14th, 2017. 3333 Decker Lake Dr., West Valley City.

Hale Center Theater: Pillow Talk, August 11th to September 23rd, 2017. 225 W 400 N, Orem.

Off Broadway Theatre: Utahoma, August 11th to September 16th, 2017. 272 S Main Street, Salt Lake City.

Desert Star Playhouse: The 3 Amigos – Showdown at the Del Taco Ranch, June 8th to August 19th, 2017. 4861 S State Street, Murray.

Eccles Theater: The Book of Mormon, August 1st to August 20th, 2017. 131 S Main Street, Salt Lake City.

Kingsbury Hall: Dancing with the Stars, Live, August 5th, 2017. 1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City.

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre: 9 to 5, August 4th to September 2nd, 2017. 525 N 400 W, Centerville.

Sundance Summer Theatre: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, July 20th to August 12th. 8841 Alpine Loop Scenic Byway, Sundance.

Tuacahn: Mama Mia!, July 14th to October 21st, 2017. 1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins.

Ballet West: Nutcracker 2017 Auditions, August 19, 2017. Capitol Theatre, 50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City.

Repertory Dance Theatre: Rose Exposed, August 26th, 2017. Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W 300 S, Salt Lake City.

Date Night:

Salt Lake Acting Company: Saturday’s Voyeur, June 21st to August 28th. 168 W 500 N, Salt Lake City.

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre: Broadway Bound, August 16th to August 20th, 2017. 328 Main Street, Park City.

Gallivan Center – Excellence in the Community: Night on Broadway, August 31st, 2017. Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City.



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