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February Fun Guide—What to do in Utah

Discover a new passion, see a play, go to the symphony. There is plenty to do in Utah in February.


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Things to Do in February:

February 5-10—Moab Music Festival’s Winterlude. The Moab Music Festival presents its third annual Winterlude, a week of chamber music concerts and educations workshops in conjunction with Utah State University’s Fry Street Quartet and local youth music programs. Visit their website for more information.

February 8—Buzzword: An Adult Spelling Bee. Put your spelling skills on display at this competition hosted by The City Library. 25 participants will be randomly selected at the event to compete. Prizes will be given to top contestants with a grand prize and trophy to the champion. Held at the Urban Lounge, 241 S 500 E, Salt Lake City. The event starts at 6:30pm and admission is free.

February 14—Wild Wednesday: Wild Romance: A Special Valentine’s Day Program at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W 12th Street, Ogden from 3:45 to 4:30pm. Do animals flirt with each other? Find out at a the Ogden Nature Center’s Valentine program. Discover how birds and reptiles attract a partner. Meet in the Visitor Center. $5 adults/$4 seniors/$3 Kids 2-11.

February 17—Writing for Change: Letter Writing. Presented by SLCC Community Writing Center at the Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City. Learn techniques of writing for change through letter to editors and public officials. Come with a concern and stay to write a letter with the help of the CWC writing coaches. The event will be held from 10am to 12pm in the conference room located on the fourth floor of the City Library. Admission is free and no registration is required.

February 17—Chinese New Year Celebration at Salt Lake County Library Viridian Event Center. This event will be held from 1-4pm to celebrate Chinese culture and the Year of the Dog with local artists and community members. Performers include Lion Dance, Folk Music, Qipao (旗袍) Show, Tai Chi Show, Dragon Dance and more. Activities include bilingual storytime, origami, calligraphy, chess, lantern making, and more. Salt Lake County Animal Services (and a few dogs) will be at the event promoting Love Your Pet Month and pet adoption. Viridian Event Center is located at 8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan.

Utah Theater:


Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
February 5–March 31
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
The Little Mermaid
February 16–April 14
225 West 400 North, Orem

Off Broadway Theatre
Eric Jensen’s Charlie’s Aunt
January 19–February 24
272 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
Pirates of the Scaribbean
January 4–March 17
4861 South State Street, Murray

Eccles Theater
The Sound of Music
February 27–March 4
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Kingsbury Hall
My Favorite Murder
February 15–16
1395 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
Little Mermaid
February 23–March 24
525 North 400 West, Centerville

Ballet West
February 9–25
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre
February 24
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Utah Children’s Theatre
Busytown the Musical
January 19–February 17
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Ziegfeld Theater
February 23–March 17
Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden

Utah Symphony
Bernstein at 100
February 23–24
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Gallivan Center – Excellence in the Community
Kris Johnson & U of U Jazz Ensemble
February 22
Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Date Night

Salt Lake Acting Company
February 7–March 11
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Chubby Checker and the Wildcats
February 15–18
328 Main Street, Park City

Utah Opera
Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi
March 10–18
Capitol Theatre 50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City.

Plan-B Theatre Company
The Weird Play
March 1–11
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City.

Pioneer Theatre
February 16–March 3
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

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