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Fun Utah Activities to Get you out of Winter Blues this February

Having Winter blues? Here are a few activities taking place in February in Utah to get you out of a a seasonal depression.

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Winter Blues Kanab Balloons and Tunes Roundup
Bryan Kennedy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Activities to Get You Out of Winter Blues

Ongoing
Modern West Fine Art, 177 E 200 S, Salt Lake City. Admission is free and is wheelchair accessible. This gallery features emerging contemporary artists. Through exhibitions, the gallery focuses on both new and historical bodies of work. Visit the website for more information.

February 9
Snowshoe Tree Tour. Join TreeUtah Naturalists at Wasatch Mountain State Park, 1281 Warm Springs Road, Midway, for this annual tour from 10am to 1pm. Learn about local trees and history in a beautiful setting. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the tour. There is a $2 fee to get into the park and you can rent snowshoes for $3. All abilities are welcome. Visit the website for more information.

February 15 – 17
Kanab Balloons and Tunes Roundup. Fifty hot air balloon pilots come to Kanab to fly among the cliffs and the public is invited. Each night 12 bands participate in a band battle for prizes. There will also be a vendor fair on Main Street. February 16 will feature a Balloon Glow and Lantern Festival. For a full schedule of events click here.

February 16
90 Second Newbery Film Festival. Held at 2pm at the Salt Lake City Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City. KRCL is partnering with Utah Humanities, the Utah Film Center, and the Salt Lake City Public Library to present this festival of short films produced by young filmmakers. The films depict 90-second sequences of stories drawn from Newbery Award-winning books. The film screening will be hosted by authors James Kenned, The Order of Odd-Fish, and Keir Graff, The Phantom Tower.

February 23
Trashion Show, Moab’s annual dance party and Trashion Fashion runway show. The event begins at 8pm at Woody’s Tavern, 221 S Main St, Moab. The community is invited to come to the event adorned in their finest upcycled outfit. There will be music for dancing. Trashion judges will select their favorite costumes in the categories of “trashiest” “classiest” and “sassiest.” This is a 21+ event and costs $10 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Resiliency Hub.

Ice Skating
The Gallivan Center, 50 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, is open for ice skating Monday thru Thursdays from 4pm to 9pm, Friday and Saturday from noon to midnight, and Sunday from noon to 7pm. To try the “fastest ice on earth,” visit the Olympic Oval in Kearns at 5662 Cougar Lane. Check their website for dates and times.

Theater

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
January 11 – March 16
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
Newsies
February 22 – April 20
225 West 400 North, Orem

Off Broadway Theatre
Robyn Hood
January 18 – February 23
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
My Big Fat Utah Wedding
January 10 – March 23
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
March 15 – April 13
525 North 400 West, Centerville

Utah Children’s Theatre
Charlotte’s Web
January 19 – February 23
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Kingsbury Hall
Shut Up and Dance: Chicago Nights
February 27 – March 9
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Mary Wilson of The Supremes
February 14 – 17
328 Main Street, Park City

Utah Symphony
Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady with the Utah Symphony
February 15 – 16
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Excellence in the Community
Dee Dee Darby Duffin
February 27
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Ballet West
Swan Lake
February 8 – 23
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Utah Opera
Mozart’s The Magic Flute
March 9 – 17
Capitol Theatre 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre
Regalia: Choreographer Competition: Fundraiser and Gala
February 9
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Bloom
April 18 – 20
Black Box Theatre at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Date Night

Eccles Theater
Wicked
January 30 – March 3
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Pioneer Theatre
Once
February 15 – March 2
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Grand Theatre
First Date
February 14 – March 2
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Empress Theatre
All Shook Up
March 29 – April 20
9104 West 2700 South, Magna

Peery’s Egyptian Theater – Ogden
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour
February 15 – February 17
2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Salt Lake Acting Company
The Cake
February 6 – March 10
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Plan-B Theatre Company
An Evening with Two Awful Men
February 22 – March 3
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

 



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