Things to do: Midvalley

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OCT. 11-17

Bob Juan Casanova

Around the Globe Theatre Company will present "Bob Juan Casanova," the story about Bob, who recollects on his failed love life, which is played out onstage. This show is for mature audiences only. For more information, visit Tickets are available at the box office.

When • Oct. 11-13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Midvale Main Street Theatre, 7711 S. Main, Midvale

Holladay Fall Art Exhibit

The Holladay Arts Council presents its annual fall art show, featuring 60 of the most accomplished artists in Utah. The art show will feature paintings, glass work, quilts, jewelry, photography, pen and ink, chalk, pastels, stained glass and needlepoint.

When • Thursday-Friday, Oct. 11-12, 4-8 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 13-14, noon-6 p.m.

Where • Holladay City Hall, 4580 S. 2300 East, Holladay

The Cross and the Switchblade

The Cross and the Switchblade tells the true story of David Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from drugs and gang violence, and Nicky Cruz, a gang member.

When • Friday-Monday, Oct. 12-15, 7 p.m.

Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets • $7.50

Car Show Fundraiser

The Olympus High School wrestling team will sponsor a car show as a fundraiser. Those interested in showing their car or being a vendor at this event can contact Trisha Albretsen at

When • Oct. 13, noon-5 p.m.

Where • Holladay Village Center Plaza, 4660 S. 2300 East, Holladay

Tickets • Free

Dracula's Dash for Hope 5K and Kids Half-Mile Run

Sign up for Bridge of Love's annual fall charity event to benefit Romania's abandoned children. Dracula's Dash Kids' Half-Mile Run starts at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K at 9 a.m. Register at

When • Oct. 13, 9 a.m.

Where • Cottonwood Complex, 4400 S. 1300 East, Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • $35

The Blackberry Bushes

The Blackberry Bushes are a Northwest alt-folk string band formed in the rain-drenched forests of Olympia, Wash. They take a bluegrass instrumentation, draw from the deep roots of American folk music and add influences from bluegrass, Appalachian old-time, indie rock, jazz and pop. Visit for information.

When • Oct. 13, 9:30 p.m.

Where • Hog Wallow, 3200 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • $5; must be 21

Temple Veil

Christian acoustic band Temple Veil will perform. Visit for information.

When • Oct. 14, 1 p.m.

Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets • Free

Scotch II - The Single Malts

Taste and learn from 15- to 18-year-old single malt Scotch in the many styles and regions of the land. Join us as we assess a total of 4 drams of whiskey. Recommend taking Scotch for the Sophisticate course prior. Visit for information.

When • Oct. 11, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where • Cafe Trio Cottonwood, 6405 S. 3000 East, Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • $64; must be 21

Stop In For Stories

Join us for stories, and a craft for kids ages 2-7 and their families. No registration required. Call 801 264-2587 for more information.

When • Thursday-Friday, Oct. 11-12, 10:30-11 a.m.

Where • Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray

Tickets • Free

Jammy Time Storytime

Children, ages 2-7, can don their pajamas and participate with books, songs, action rhymes and a craft.

When • Oct. 11, 7-7:30 p.m.

Where • Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray

Tickets • Free

Wicked-er: It's Not Easy Being Green

Desert Star Playhouse will present the comedy Wicked-er: It's Not Easy Being Green. With a new villain in town, the Wicked Witch must team up with her former enemies to battle their new foe. Call 801-266-2600 for reservations. For more information, visit

When • Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Oct. 12, 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m., Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m., Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

Where • Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray

Tickets • $9.95-$17.95; visit

Weekly Cooking Class for Youth

In order to help fight the growing epidemic of pediatric obesity, Molina Healthcare has launched a weekly cooking class for youth. The six-week program will teach students, ages eight to 12 years old, about nutrition, kitchen safety and how to prepare healthy and affordable meals.

When • Oct. 15, 4:50-5:50 p.m.

Where • Boys and Girls Club of Murray, 244 E. Vine, Murray

Tickets • Free

Spanish for Medical Professionals

This class is designed to improve Spanish language skills in order to be able to communicate with patients, gain their confidence, help them to recover, and to provide the patient and his/her family with health advice. This class is oriented toward beginning and novice speakers, and is designed to be repeated as often as you wish. For more information, call 801-587-5433 or visit

When • Oct. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Murray Campus, 5282 S. 320 West, Suite D-110, Murray

Tickets • $135