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Calendar: What to do in Davis County
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May 9

   • A musical rdinner theater, Upside Down will be presented  by Woods Cross High Schol, May 9, 10, 11 and 13 in the Little Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call 801-402-4611.

May 10

• Golden Spike National Historic Site will celebrate its 144th anniversary of the completion of the nation’s first Transcontinental Railroad. The sights and sounds of the driving of the last spike in 1869 will ring once again at Golden Spike National Historic Site.  Events marking this occasion include the re-enactment of the champagne photo where visitors are invited and encouraged to come in 1860’s-period clothing, Box Elder High School Band, commemorative program with keynote speaker, the Honorable Peter C. Knudson Utah State Senator. Events from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to bleacher seating, there is space for blankets and lawn chairs. Picnic lunches are welcome or food can be obtained at the event through Culinary Concepts. This event is open to the public and is free of charge. For additional information, please call the park at (435) 471-2209 ext.29, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Golden Spike National Historic Site is located 32 miles west of Brigham City via State Highway’s 13 and 83.

• Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) is pleased to present The Ready Made Persona: A Selection of Screen Tests by Andy Warhol Artist Lecture May 10 at 7 p.m. Opening Reception May 10 from 8 to 10 p.m. Free admission. Located at 20 S. West Temple; open Tuesday-Thursday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday.  (801) 328-4201 or

May 10-11

• International Dutch Oven Society’s Spring Convention, Legacy Events Center, 151 S. 1100 W., Farmington. Admission is free. Friday night, 6:30 p.m., come early to cook or bring potluck dish to share. Saturday, open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

May 10-June 14

• The Utah Watercolor Society Spring Open Exhibition will be hosted at Bountiful/Davis Art Center beginning on May 10 with a reception and awards ceremony. The exhibit will continue through June 14. The exhibit is located  in the Davis County Memorial Courthouse, 28 East State Street, South Door, 2nd Floor. For more information, call 801 451-3660.

May 11

• The 2013 Miss Davis County Scholarship Pageant is getting underway with an orientation meeting for potential contestants at 10 a.m. at the Kaysville Fire Station 175 S. Main Street. You are invited to come meet the reigning title holder, Miss Davis County Ellie Tucker. Contestants must be female between the ages of 17-23.  The pageant will be held August 2.

May 16

• Centerville/Farmington Rotary will meet at 6:50 a.m. at the Freedom Memorial in north Centerville where they will plant flowers and remove weeds. There will be no meeting Thursday, May 23.

May 15

• The second annual Davis School District Literacy night will feature just that — a keynote with Tyler Whitesides, author of the Janitor series, and mini classes with 18 published authors. Additionally books will be available for purchase and the authors will gather later for a book signing, 6:30 p.m., Davis High School, 325 S. Main, Kaysville. At 7 p.m. attendees can rotate through three workshops. Authors will speak on everything from “How a List Became a Picture Book,” to “Rhythm in Language.”

May 18

• The Ladies of Charity will host an open house at the Center of Hope’s new location, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 74 S. Orchard Drive, North Salt Lake. Saint Olaf Parish pastor, Father Rene Rodillas will bless the center. For information, call Sandy Stark, 801-750-0461.

• Kevin Karlson, author, birder and shorebird expert, is the keynote speaker at the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival The bird festival runs May 16-20.

June 7-8

• The annual “Junque” and Antique sale sponsored by the Bountiful Soroptimist Club and the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, will be held June 7  from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Church, 1131 S. Main, Centerville. The proceeds from the sale benefit local Davis County charities. Donated items are welcome on Monday, June 3 through Thursday, June 6. Call 801-292-3683 to arrange a truck pick-up during that week.


May 10

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall.Evening of vocal, violin and piano performance by Mindy Palmer Andersen, Sydnee Ralph and Masa Fukuda. Admission is free but limited to those 8 and older.

May 11

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall.Choral Artists of Southern Nevada will share the joy and beauty of inspirational and sacred choral music. Admission is free but limited to those 8 and older.

• WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents the New American Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center Austad Auditorium, free,

May 10

“A Lite Nite of Chamber Music,” 7:30 p.m., Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center. Don’t take this concert too seriously but expect to be entertained by The Other 3 Tenors, members of the Wasatch Chamber Music Society, Dr. Karen Brookens and Lindsay Hickman.  Learn more at

• MS Unplugged: A Night of Acoustic Music, 7 p.m., Wight House Reception Center. All proceeds are donated to the MS Society. You can purchase tickets at Murphy’s Guitars in advance. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $7 for children under 12, and $40 for a family of six. This year’s concert features Kat Tingey, Jake White and Mike Murphy in an evening of folk music.


April 22-May 18

• “The Secret Garden,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302.

May 17-18, 20-21

• Bountiful High School Advanced Drama Class presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr. in the BHS Amphitheatre behind the fieldhouse. All tickets $5. Seating is limited so advanced ticket purchase is recommended. For tickets visit the BHS ticket office or they can be purchased at the door. Performances: Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Monday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 21 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call (801) 402-3900.


May 11

• Do it Yourself Raised Beds, 10 a.m. to noon., Weber Basin  Water Conservation Garden, 2893 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374 or visit to reserve your seat.

• WSU’s Small Business Development Center will offer a “Start Smart” business start-up seminar, 10 a.m. to noon, WSU Davis, Room 117 (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton), free, 801-626-7232 or

May 18

• Designing beautiful beds with shrubs and perennials, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Weber Basin  Water Conservation Garden, 2893 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374 or visit to reserve your seat.

1st and 3rd Wednesday

•  A Davis County chapter, National Alliance on Mental Illness family support group meets every first and third Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Intermountain Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main Street, Bountiful. For more information, call Fran Wilby at 801-631-1275 or Jerry King at 801-451-5325.


May 11

• Mature singles group is having a potluck picnic in Murray Park at 1 p.m. Join in the fun and meet new people. RSVP Paulette 801-299-1210.

May 21

• AARP will hold its monthly chapter meeting at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Center, 726 S. 100 E., Bountiful. John Dunn will speak about real estate decisions for different age groups in today’s economy. Visitors are welcome.


• The Bountiful Breakfast Exchange Club meets each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 999 N. 500 West. Visitors welcome. 

• The Centerville-Farmington Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 6:50 a.m., Centerville City Hall, 50 N. Main. Guests welcome.

• Volunteers needed: We need your time. Please come share your talents.Call to get on our calender. 1-801-824-1771.

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