Things to do: South Valley

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Sept. 6-12

Olivia Newton-John Concert

The Sandy Amphitheater presents Grammy Award winning singer Olivia Newton-John for a sparkling summer night of hits spanning more than 40 years. Visit for information and tickets.

When • Sept. 7, 8 p.m.

Where • Sandy Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, Sandy

Tickets • $30-$49

TreeUtah Volunteers

TreeUtah is seek volunteers to help Alta Ski Resort to plant around 3,000 native seedlings. Because of some difficult terrain, this event is open to ages 16 years and up, and experienced hikers are preferred. Shifts are for either morning or evening. Interested volunteers must register by contacting Ross, at, or call 801-364-2122.

When • Sept. 8, 8 a.m.

Where • Alta Lodge, 10230 S. State St., Sandy

Tickets • Bring lunch, water and gloves.

Farmers Market at Gardner Village

The Gardner Village will host the Wasatch Front Farmers Market. The market will be held every Saturday through Sept. 29.

When • Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where • Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

Rockin' the Decades

Decades is a live, fast-paced stage show that brings to life the history of rock and popular music. Visit or call 801-467-TIXX for information and tickets.

When • Sept. 8, 8 p.m.

Where • Sandy Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, Sandy

Tickets • $10-$14


St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church will host its 15th annual FolkFest on Sept 7-9. Highlights include: Sept. 7 - fireworks; Sept. 8 - car show and a concert with Swagger, a local Irish rock band; Sept. 9 - the 5th annual Scottish Highland Games from noon-4 p.m. Free entertainment throughout the weekend, adult and kids games, beer garden and food.

When • Sept. 7. 5-10:15 p.m., Sept. 8, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where • St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

West Jordan Farmers Market

The West Jordan will hold its Farmers Market through Oct. 30.

When • Sept. 11, 3-7 p.m.

Where • West Jordan City Hall, 8000 Redwood Road, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

Dog and Cat Adoption Event

Come to the Salt Lake County Adoption Event, sponsored by Best Friends Utah, pick out the pet you want to be a hero to, then "pick your price" for the adoption fee. Free Strut Your Mutt registration to the first 25 dogs adopters.

When • Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m., Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake County Animal Services, 511 W. 3900 South, Salt Lake City