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What to Do and What to See in September 

What to Do and What to See in September 


September Activities

Photo from the Melon Days Facebook page.

June 2–September 16
Nature Connects—Art with LEGO® Bricks at Red Butte Garden. Inspired by nature and built from more than 450,000 LEGO® brick pieces, the Nature Connects® exhibition will feature 14 displays with sculptures representing connections that sustain life on earth. Admission is free with Garden membership or regular Garden admission. Visit their website for more information.

August 18–October 14
Oktoberfest at Snowbird. Sample over 50 varieties of local and international brews at this annual event. Performances and activities will also be available. Go to Snowbird’s website for more information.

September 14–15
Melon Days at Green River, Utah. Featuring concerts, a car show, a run, Melon Days Parade, square dancing, fun shoot and more. Find a full list of activities at

September 15–16
Festa Italiana. Join the Italian American Civic League at The Gateway for Italian food, wine & beer, music, luxury Italian cars & motorcycles, and art. Go to their webiste for more information and a schedule of events.

September 16
Run for the Nuns. This run/walk 5K is a great way to start the day at the Carmelite Fair. There will be prizes and a continental breakfast following the race. Dogs are welcome on leash. The 5K loop begins at the Carmelite Monastery, 5714 S Holladay Blvd. Click here to register.

September Theater

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
Wait Until Dark
September 12–November 17
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
Daddy Long Legs
August 23–September 22
225 West 400 North, Orem

Eccles Theater
September 25–30
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Off Broadway Theatre
Dracula vs. Henry Botter
September 28–November 13
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
Beauty and the Fantastic Beast
August 23–November 3
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
September 28–October 27
525 North 400 West, Centerville

The Prince of Egypt
July 13–October 20
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins

Utah Shakespeare Festival
Henry VI Part One, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Big River, The Foreigner, The Liar, Othello, An Iliad, Pearl’s in the House
June 28–October 20
Beverley Center for the Arts, 195 West Center Street, Cedar City

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
September 7–16
328 Main Street, Park City

Utah Symphony
Bernstein on Broadway
September 14–15
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Excellence in the Community
Big Band Tuesday – Timpanogos Big Band
September 18
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Utah Children’s Theatre
The Secret Garden
October 13–November 17
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Ballet West
Beauty and the Beast
October 26–27
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Utah Opera
Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet
October 13–21
Capitol Theatre 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre
October 4–6
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
September 27–29
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Date Night

Pioneer Theatre
September 14–29
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Grand Theatre
Rocky Horror Show
October 4–27
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Empress Theatre
August 31–September 15
9104 West 2700 South, Magna

Kingsbury Hall
Monica Bill Barnes: “Happy Hour”
September 27–28
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Plan-B Theatre Company
Good Standing
October 18–28
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City.

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