The Salt Lake City Mission is in urgent need of turkeys and they are asking the community for help. They are looking for donated frozen turkeys between 10 and 12 pounds. Other holiday meal trimmings are also welcome. Distribution to those in need starts November 19. Donations can be dropped off at Salt Lake City’s Mission’s main office at 1151 South Redwood Road, Suite #106, Salt Lake City.
November 10, 17, 24
The Excellence In The Community Concert is a free concert series held every Wednesday, and is designed to bring Utah’s best musicians and dancers on stage by bringing people together and enhancing communities. To view performers for upcoming concerts visit thegallivancenter.com.
Opening day for Downtown Farmers Market Winter Market. Running through April 23, and open from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays, the Winter Market will be held at Pioneer Park on opening day and then move indoors to The Gateway. The market will feature locally grown and produced produce, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, sauces, condiments, chocolate, and much more.
November 15 & 16, and November 22 & 23
Support the Ogden Nature Center by joining Cup Hop. Visit a local Ogden coffee shop to pick up a squirrel mug for a $20 donation filled with speciality coffee, tea or cocoa. In celebration of the Ogden Nature Center’s end-of-year friend drive, and to give back to the coffee shops who always support the Ogden Nature Center, a portion of each donation will go to the Ogden Nature Center, and a portion will go to the coffee shops! Participating coffee shops include Grounds for Coffee, 3005 Harrison Blvd on November 15 & 16, and Kaffe Mercantile, 1221 26th Street on November 22 & 23.
Solve a mystery at the Salt Lake County Library Viridian Event Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, from 7 to 10pm. Who Dun It: Mystery at the Gilded Keys is an adult-themed event. Film-noir costumes are encouraged and there will be a free photo booth. Investigate the contents of different rooms and mingle with suspicious characters to gather clues and catch a jewel thief in an immersive 1940s style evening. Pre Registration is required and can be done online.
16th Annual Utah Human Race in Sandy. This year’s theme is Run with an Attitude of Gratitude. This is a family friend 5K/10K run with proceeds going to the Utah Food Bank. Register here.
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