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OUT AND ABOUT
10th Annual Chalk Art Festival • 2-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, The Gateway Mall Grand Hall, 90 S. 400 West. Utah Foster Care Foundation will celebrate 10 years of painting the streets of The Gateway. More information, http://chalkartfestival.org/.
Cruisin' the Boulevard "Coats for Kids" • 6-10 p.m. Friday on Bountiful Main Street, all day Saturday Bountiful City Park, 400 N. Park, Bountiful. Car show, food, displays, activities, games all proceeds go to a fund to buy warm clothes for kids and families in need. Burnout on Friday night on Main Street. Saturday activities at the park. Free admission. More information, http://bountifulcruisin.com/.
Fort Douglas 150th Anniversary • 7-9 p.m. Friday Civil War Ball, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Fort Douglas Day, Fort Douglas Military Museum, 31 Potter St. Fort Douglas Day commemorates the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the base. Soldier re-enactors from the Revolutionary War to the present, dressed in uniforms of the era, will tell historical stories at the encampments. More information, http://www.fortdouglas.org/ or 801-581-1251.
Heber Valley Pow-Wow • 5-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, (grand entries 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon Saturday and Sunday), Soldier Hollow. Native American dancers and vendors. Admission: adults $7, family pass $20 (2 adults, 5 children), kids and under free. More information, http://www.heberpw.com/.
29th Annual Summerfest Arts Faire • 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Tabernacle Square, 69 E. 100 North, Logan. The 29th Annual Summerfest Arts Faire is a juried art festival that features live music, food and more than a hundred artists. Festivities include a children's art yard where youngsters can create a variety of arts projects themselves. More information, http://www.logansummerfest.com/ or 435-213-3858.
Brewfest and Father's Day BBQ • Brewfest: noon-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Father's Day BBQ 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Plaza Deck at Snowbird, Entry 2. Almost a dozen breweries will be serving samples of two to three beers. $1 for a 3 ounce sample. Barbecue is $18.95 for adults, $10.95 for children 6-12. More information, http://www.snowbird.com/events/summer/brewfest.html.
Sailing Astronomy • 9 p.m. Friday, Great Salt Lake State Park Marina, 13312 W. 1075 South, Magna (16 miles west of Salt Lake City off Exit 104 on I-80). Meet with the park naturalist for an evening learning about our starry night. This is "un-aided eye" astronomy, what you might see while you are sailing, or sprawled out on a blanket looking up at the sky. We will then talk about and learn how to identify several summer constellations and many of the stories behind them. Admission $2 per vehicle up to eight people. More information, http://stateparks.utah.gov/calendar/now/gssp or 801-721-9569.
Sailfest • Friday through Sunday, Great Salt Lake State Park Marina, 13312 W. 1075 South, Magna (16 miles west of Salt Lake City off Exit 104 on I-80). A three-day event including cardboard boat races, sailboat rides, kids activities, social and sailboat racing. More information, http://www.gslyc.org/.
Our Solar Neighborhood Star Party • 9 p.m. Saturday, Great Salt Lake State Park Marina, 13312 W. 1075 South, Magna (16 miles west of Salt Lake City off Exit 104 on I-80). Join the marina's ranger to gaze through telescopes into space at some of our solar system neighbors. Feel free to bring your own telescope. Admission $2 per vehicle up to eight people. More information, http://stateparks.utah.gov/calendar/now/gssp.
Gem Faire • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Nearly 150 importers/exporters and manufacturers will be on site with the largest selection of fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals and more. More information, http://www.gemfaire.com/locations/index.php?location=184.
Southern Utah Outdoor Expo • Friday through Sunday, Dixie Center, 1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, etc., information and vendors plus a pop-up archery shooting contest. Admission $5 adults, $1 children 12 and under. More information, 435-619-0943.
Family Art Festival: Journey through the Arts of Islam • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, BYU Museum of Art, North Campus Drive, Provo. Participants are invited to the museum to listen to stories of the Islamic world, participate in Middle Eastern music and dance demonstrations, create Islamic art masterpieces, talk with local Muslims about Islamic culture and sample Middle Eastern food in the MOA Cafe. Admission free. More information, http://moa.byu.edu/2012/05/annual-family-art-festival-returns/ or 801-422-5323.
Utah Valley Parade of Homes • Noon-9 p.m. daily through June 23, closed Sundays and Mondays. The Parade of Homes houses range in price from entry-level to multi-million dollar homes. They are located throughout Utah County. Admission $10. More information, http://www.uvparade.com/ or 801-850-5467.
26th Helper City Outlaw Car Show & Cruise • Friday and Saturday, Main Street and Helper City Park, Helper. Fifties music, hamburgers, hot dogs and a movie. Admission free. More information, http://www.helpercityoutlawcarshows.com/.
Trilobite Jam • Friday through Sunday, House Range, Delta. Participants get to collect fossils on 320 acres of state leased lands that are controlled by the American Trilobite Suppliers and keep everything they find. Registration: adults (18 and over) $250, juniors (12 to 18) $200, children (12 and under) free. More information, http://www.trilobitejam.com/.
2nd Annual Edible Wasatch Annual Treasure Hunt for Local Food • 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Reservoir Park, 42 S. University St. This fundraiser for the Utah Society for Environmental Education is a bicycle ride with three possible routes. Each ride concludes back at the park for an afternoon festival including live music, food trucks and a prize drawing. Registration $20. More information, http://www.ediblewasatch.com/edible-utah-events/treasure-hunt.
World Refugee Festival • Noon- 6 p.m. Saturday, Granite High School football field, 3305 S. 500 East. Filled with refugee performing artists, mouthwatering cuisine, artisans, culture, and sports, this festival is an opportunity for refugee communities to showcase their country and culture. More information, http://www.utahrefugee.org/.
Park City Historic Home Tour • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The self-guided Park City Historic Home Tour showcases some of Park City's interesting historic homes. Each year, the tour features a different section of Old Town where Park City residents open their historic homes. Admission $10 to $15. More information, http://www.parkcityhistory.org/events/historic-home-tour/.
A Rose Blooms In The Desert • Noon Saturday, Sugarhouse Garden Center, 1602 E. 2100 South. The Utah Rose Society will present its annual Rose Show. Entries are accepted 7-9:30 a.m. Judging begins at 10 a.m. with the show opening to the public at noon. More information, http://www.utah-rose.com/
Rocky Mountain Gun Show • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Admission $10-$15, children 12 and under free. More information, http://rockymountaingunshow.com/.
Saint Thomas More 2012 Days Of Yore Festival • 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. This three-day festival includes games, a 32-foot climbing wall, live entertainment, food and beverages as well as prize drawings, a silent auction and more. For information, 801-942-5285.
Provo Farmers Market • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pioneer Park, 500 W. Center St., Provo. More information, http://provofarmersmarket.blogspot.com/.
Downtown Farmers Market • 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West. More than 250 vendors offering produce, baked goods, prepared foods, packaged foods and more. More information, http://www.slcfarmersmarket.org/.
Wasatch Farmers Market at Gardner Village • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Gardner Village, 1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan. Live music, farm-fresh breakfast, 90-plus farmers, artists and more. More information, http://www.gardnervillage.com.
Farmers and Artists Market - Ogden Valley • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Century 21 parking lot in Eden. More information, http://www.ovba.org/FAM/index.html.
7th Annual Venture Outdoors Festival • 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Canyon Rim Park, 3100 S. 2900 East. The event will feature activities for all ages and highlight the best places to hike, camp, and play in the great outdoors; also information on solar energy. More information, http://www.millcreekoutdoors.org/.
Philoptochos Society Yard Sale • 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, 5335 S. Highland Drive. The Philoptochos Society will hold a yard sale as part of a fundraiser for the church.
Deserts Are Not Deserted • 10 a.m. Saturday, Antelope Island State Park Visitors Center parking lot. Antelope Island abounds with plants and animals specifically adapted to this harsher environment. Join the park naturalist for an easy one-hour hike to explore and discuss the many wonders of this desert island. Admission $9 per vehicle up to eight people. More information, http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/antelope-island or 801-721-9569.
Summer Saturdays • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. Join an Ogden Nature Center naturalist for a guided nature walk, lesson, animal presentation or craft. Lessons will vary every week. Check http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org. Free admission for everyone, all day.
Kaysville - Art & Music in the Park • 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville. The day will begin with a sunrise Zumba and end with an outdoor movie in the park (The Muppets). Live music, quilt displays, inspirational art, children's cultural corner, artists in action, storytelling and more. Headliner musical performance by Carmen Rasmusen at 7:30 p.m. Parking is limited but there will be a free shuttle available from Davis High School. Admission free. More information, http://www.kaysvillecity.com/displayarticle296.html.
Do-It-Yourself Backyard Firepit • 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Weber Basin Water Conservation Learning Garden, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Learn how to set up your own backyard firepit. This will be an interactive class where you get to learn how to build your own firepit. (Prize drawing for materials to have your own fire pit.) Admission free. More information, 801-771-4374.
Park City Stand Up Paddle Board Cup • 9 a.m. Saturday, Jordanelle State Park, State Road 319, Heber City. Park City SUP Cup is a stand up paddle board series that will take place in the wakeless area near the day use beach. The races will start around cabanas 1-6 and travel out to the island and go around the island. The area is not closed to the public however care should be given to stay away from the racers. Admission $10 per vehicle up to eight passengers.
Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep viewing • 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sunnyside, (about 20 miles east of Price on Highway 123). You can expect to see about 25 rams that live in Sunnyside for part of the year. The Division of Wildlife Resources will have spotting scopes and binoculars available, or bring your own. Admission free.
Southern Utah Museum Of Art Hikes • 9 a.m. Saturday, Southern Utah Museum of Art, 200 S. Main, Cedar City. Art devotees can join regional artists on three different hikes to discover how an artist interprets vistas into art. Meet at the Cedar City Main Street Park. Bring your own art supplies, food, water. More information, http://www.suu.edu/pva/suma/ or 435-586-5462.
12th Annual Monument Valley Community Celebration • 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Monument Valley Visitor Center, Monument Valley/Oljato. Games, speakers, health fair, fashion show, watermelon feast, pow wow. More information, http://www.utahscanyoncountry.com/events.html?event=47 or 435-727-5870.
Day At The Park •9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, City Center Park, 300 E. Center St., Orem. Competitions, outdoor gear display and clinics. Admission free. More information, http://www.meetup.com/Out-N-Back-Events/events/64739422/ or 801-224-0454.
Cedar Hills Family Festival • 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Heritage Park, 4450 W. Cedar Hills Drive, Cedar Hills. Carnival in the park, Friday evening dinner and movie in the park, 10 a.m. Saturday parade, dusk Saturday fireworks. Admission free. More information, http://www.cedarhills.org/news-events/family-festival or 801-785-9668.
Concert in the Park & 1st Annual BBQ Cook-Off • 5 p.m. Saturday, Veterans Memorial Park, Main and Center (Highways 191 and 491) Monticello. Barbecue cook-off starts at 5 p.m., Travis Van Hoff concert begins 7 p.m. Admission free. More information, http://www.utahscanyoncountry.com/events.html?event=64.
Father's Day BBQ • Noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Snowbasin, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Take your Dad for an ol' fashioned barbecue featuring grilled tri-tip, BBQ pork spareribs and hamburgers just to name a few. More information, http://www.snowbasin.com/.
Park Silly Sunday Market • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 23, Historic Main Street, Park City. Vendors, free kids activities, gourmet food, live music, performers, farmer's market, beer garden and more. More information, http://www.ParkSillySundayMarket.com.
Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days • 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Recreation Center, 547 Locust, Pleasant Grove. A concert in the park kicks off the week-long 2012 Strawberry Days celebration. More information, http://www.plgrove.org/strawberry-days.
The movie weekend brings us one of the best films of the summer, and of Wes Anderson's career.
"Moonrise Kingdom" • bottles all of Wes Anderson's eccentricities – odd characters, a quirky location, dollhouse set design, and off-kilter dialogue – into a most charming package. Two 12-year-olds (Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman) run away together on an isolated New England island in 1965, sending the boy's scoutmaster (Edward Norton), the girl's parents (Frances McDormand and Bill Murray) and the island's police chief (Bruce Willis) on a wild search. The result is a funny and sweet tale of innocence and idealism in the face of the storms of adolescence.
The big studio movies both touch upon the excesses of the 1980s, with varying degrees of success.
"Rock of Ages" • is an adaptation of the hit Broadway jukebox musical, which mashes up power-rock hits (from the likes of Poison, Foreigner, Journey and others) into a simple story of two dreamers (Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta) seeking love and musical fame on L.A.'s Sunset Strip. Director Adam Shankman ("Hairspray") brings plenty of energy to the musical numbers, though he can't quite get over Hough's inability to turn her Nashville twang into a Joan Jett growl. The surprise is a scene-stealing turn by Tom Cruise as a zoned-out rock star, and solid support from Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand.
"That's My Boy" • Adam Sandler's latest crime against good taste, begins in 1984, as 13-year-old Donny Berger (Justin Weaver) has an affair with his hot teacher (Eva Amurri Martino), leading to scandal, a jail term for the teacher, and a baby boy that Donny must raise on his own.
Fast-forward to today, and a 40ish Donny (played by Sandler) is a beer-drinking lout facing prison for tax evasion – and hitting up his estranged son (Andy Samberg), now a neurotic hedge-fund manager, on the eve of his wedding to a rich girl (Leighton Meester). Sandler's brand of sociopathic idiocy, highlighted by the rich wedding guests' being incredulously charmed by Donny's profane manner, is aimed at his fans – and, more tellingly, at satisfying the star's gargantuan ego.
"Hysteria" • Lastly, from the art-house slate, comes something out of the 1880s. "Hysteria" is a comedy centering on the invention of the vibrator, by a Victorian-era doctor (Hugh Dancy) who finds work as assistant to a respected doctor (Jonathan Pryce) treating wealthy women for "hysteria" – a treatment that involves inducing "hysterical paroxysms" (a k a orgasms). Meanwhile, the young doctor becomes taken with his superior's headstrong daughter (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a social activist. Director Tanya Wexler gets some good mileage out of the prim Victorians encountering the new invention, but the key to the film's pleasures is the chemistry between Dancy and Gyllenhaal.
Salt Lake Bees vs. Fresno • 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:05 p.m. Sunday, Spring Mobile Ballpark, 77 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Tickets, http://www.slbees.com or 801-325-2273.
Paul Cardall and the Lyceum Philharmonic • 8 p.m. Saturday, Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 E. 9400 South, Sandy. Tickets $11-$17 at http://www.smithtix.com or 801-467-8499.
The Sound of Music • 7:30 p.m. daily except Sundays, plus Saturday matinees, through Aug. 4, Hale Center Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. Tickets $15-$26 at https://tickets.halecentretheatre.org/Online/.
Bowl with the cast of Saturday's Voyeur • 6 p.m. Saturday, Bonwood Bowl, 2500 S. Main St. Invite your friends, name your team, a Voyeur cast member will be your team captain. $25 per person fundraiser. More information, http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org/this-season/voyeur-12/380-bowling-2012.
Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival • Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, honors black heritage but should be celebrated by all. Friday features Chali 2na and guests Outlaw Nation. Saturday is hosted by Leon Robinson, and featuring H.I.S.D./Radio Galaxy and "Salute to Motown." Sunday is the "Celebration of Gospel Music" program.
When • Friday at 6 p.m.; Saturday at noon; Sunday at 2 p.m.
Where • Ogden Amphitheater, 343 25th St., Ogden
Tickets • $10 for Friday and Saturday, $5 for Sunday, at SmithsTix
Club Manhattan • Club Manhattan is a homage to the great jazz nightclubs of a bygone era with tap dancing, vocalists and a swinging classic jazz ensemble.
When • Friday at 8 p.m.
Where • Sandy Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, Sandy
Tickets • $8-$12 at SmithsTix
Mama's Boys • Mama's Boys will perform Western and bluegrass music in one of Temple Square's Concerts in the Park.
When • Friday at 8 p.m.
Where • Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 W. North Temple , Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free
Skid Row • Rock legends Skid Row will perform hits from their platinum albums.
When • Friday at 8 p.m.
Where • Park City Live, 427 Main St., Park City
Tickets • $15 at SmithsTix
Wafer • Wafer delivers adventurous groove-based jam music in the progressive styling of bands like Phish, Moe, Umphery's McGee, and Gov't Mule.
When • Friday at 9 p.m.
Where • Fats Grill, 2182 S Highland Drive
Tickets • Free
Corrosion of Conformity • Metal-inspired punk band Corrosion of Conformity will perform along with Torche, Black Cobra, and Gaza.
When • Friday at 9 p.m.
Where • Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East
Tickets • $16-$18; bit.ly/Il5f5q
9th & 9th Concert - Steve Itterly & Friends • Come hear blues band Steve Itterly and Friends at one of the 9th & 9th concert series.
When • Saturday at 7 p.m.
Where • First Christian Reformed Church, 803 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free, but $10 donation requested
Neko Case • Alt-country songstress and New Pornographer Neko Case is set to headline the 2012 Summer Solstice Show on Library Square. The concert is a fundraiser for the 2012 Utah Arts Festival the following weekend.
When • Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $30 at summersolsticeshow.com
Mickey Avalon in Concert • Hip-hop artist Mickey Avalon will perform in his Summer 2012 Tour with special guests The Millionaires.
When • Saturday at 8 p.m.
Where • Park City Live, 427 Main St., Park City
Tickets • $15 at SmithsTix
ONE CHEAP CHICK
Free book festival Saturday • The Gateway shopping center in downtown Salt Lake City is hosting two events Saturday the KSL Family Book Festival and the Chalk Arts Festival! Free entertainment, activities for children and prizes will be offered. You can also meet your favorite superhero characters. Go to here for more information.
Overstock.com sale • Online retailer Overstock.com is offering a parking lot sale at West Valley City's Maverik Center Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Maverik Center is at 3200 South Decker Lake Drive. Overstock will be offering furniture, bedding and other items that the company said will be priced "well below" normal online prices. Overstock also has an 18,000-square-foot outlet store at 8550 S. 1300 East in Sandy. On Saturday, the outlet store will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free knife sharpening at Sur La Table • Sur La Table is once again offering free knife sharpening. The company has a Utah location in The Gateway shopping center in downtown Salt Lake City. Go to this site for details of this offer, which is good through Sunday, June 17.
Free meals for children • If you're a family that is having a hard time making ends meet, you may be interested in the Summer Food Service program. More than 200 sites statewide serve a free breakfast and/or lunch to low-income children on weekdays throughout the summer. Go to this website for more information about the program and a list of locations where meals are served. At many sites, adults can purchase a low-cost meal so that they may eat with their children.
OK, if you've stuck with The Killing (Sunday, 7, 8 and 10:04 p.m., AMC) through 26 episodes over the past 16 months, your patience is about to be rewarded.
AMC is promising that we absolutely, positively will learn who killed Rosie Larsen and, presumably, why in Sunday's Season 2 finale.
At this point, I assume it's the person revealed at the end of last week's episode. But this is "The Killing," so I'm not taking anything for granted.
Elsewhere on Friday •
Golf (10 a.m., ESPN; 1 p.m. NBC/Ch. 5; 3 p.m. ESPN): Second round of the U.S. Open
Whale Wars (7 and 9 p.m. Animal Planet): There's a disaster aboard the Brigitte Bardot.
Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls Live (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope over the Horseshoe Falls. (Taped delayed in this time zone.) It's preceded by Countdown to Niagara: The Greatest Megastunts of All Time (7 p.m., ABC Ch. 4), which looks at stunts over the years.
Fairly Legal (10 p.m. USA): Kate uncovers a scandal.
Common Law (11 p.m., USA): Travis' foster brother is a suspect in a string of home invasions.
Elsewhere on Saturday •
Golf (2 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Third round of the U.S. Open
The Firm (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mitch makes a deal to defend Joey's best friend.
MLS (8:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA
Crazy, Stupid, Love (9 p.m., HBO): Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone star in this 2011 romantic comedy. (Rated PG-13)
Elsewhere on Sunday •
Golf (2 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Final round of the U.S. Open
NBA Finals (6 p.m., TNT): Game 3 Oklahoma City Thunder at Miami Heat
Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11 p.m. Lifetime): Jane represents a client suing for wrongful termination.
The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): Georgia is tipped off that the police are investigating her. (Season finale)
The Glades (10 p.m., A&E): Carlos discovers a murder victim.
True Blood (10 p.m., HBO): Bill and Eric meet Salome at the Vampire Authority headquarters.
Nurse Jackie (10 p.m., Showtime): Jackie is pushed to the breaking point. (Season finale)
Sister Wives (10 and 10:30 p.m., TLC): Kody and Meri go on a romantic getaway; the Browns answer questions from viewers.
The Big C (10:30 p.m., Showtime): Cathy spends time with a stranger. (Season finale)
Longmire (11 p.m., A&E): An exotic dancer is murdered.
Girls (11 and 11:30 p.m., HBO): Hannah questions her relationship with Adam. (Season finale)
The Borgias (11 p.m., Showtime): The assassin strikes. (Season finale)
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