• As the elections nears, two political party rivalries in Davis County will hold their sixth annual Democrats vs. Republicans Softball game. This friendly contest will be held Saturday, August 14, at 6 p.m. at Barnes Park in Kaysville. As in the previous years, the public is invited to watch and/or participate. There will also be a picnic prior to the game. This will be a great time to put political differences aside and enjoy the company of friends and neighbors. Directions to Barnes Park: Take the Kaysville exit, (#328), drive west to 950 West 200 North. The game will be played on Field #2. For more information, contact Richard Watson (D’s) at 801-540-3146 or Kathy Wilson (R’s) at 801-776-3023.
Aug. 14, 21, 28
• Bountiful Saturday’s Farmer’s Market, 945 S. 200 W., Bountiful, 8 a.m.-noon. There are produce vendors, food vendors, paintings, sculptures, etc. Booth space is still free to any and all. Donations to the Children’s Center is still a focus of the group. To participate contact Iguanaart@hotmail.com
• Davis County Fair, Farmington fairgrounds.
• Totally Tomato Taste Testing. Come to the Utah Botanical Center Farmers Market, 725 Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville, to taste the 25 different tomato varieties produced in the research plots. You may find a new favorite at this free and delicious event, 6-8 p.m.
• Family Fun Night hosted by Deamude Adventist Christian School (DACS) from 4-8 p.m. Entrance and activities are free. Enjoy 18’ inflatablewater slide, games, and kiddie pools. Food available for purchase. DACS playground, 1765 West 2100 South Ogden, between I-15 and 1900 W. on 21st St. Children sixth grade and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
• Author Clyde A. Landon will be at the Barnes and Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Dr., Layton, noon-2 p.m. to sign copies of his autobiography “His Name is Guck: A Story of a Boy and His Dog.”
• Sixth annual Utah Brazilian Festival, 12-7 p.m. in the Olympic Plaza at the Gateway Mall in Salt Lake City. www.utahbrazilianfestival.com Follow the Utah Brazilian Festival on Facebook and Twitter.
• Food for Life Day. Each year the Hill Air Force Base Museum stages an open house during which visitors can view our aircraft up close, even getting inside some of them! The suggested “admission price” is one item of non-perishable food (preferably canned), which goes to a local charity. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Several aircraft will be open for your inspection and lots of vintage cars will be on display in the “Wings and Wheels” Car Show. The Air Force Association will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off on the front lawn. Music will be provided by J.C. Hackett and His Rock 'n' Roll Racket, as well as the Ogden Concert Band. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, and soda will be on sale from food wagons on the grounds.
• Davis County Republican Women present “Government 101, “By the people...” 7 p.m., Bountiful City Hall Council Chambers. An event to celebrate and remind citizens that “we” are the government... Come visit with some of the elected government representatives. Learn how to participate.
• Bountiful's Got Talent, 7 p.m., Bountiful City Park, 400 North 200 West. The show will include 21 short acts that were selected from a tryout pool in July. There will be instrumental solos, dance numbers, poetry, guitar/singer numbers, solo vocalists and band music. Richard 801-540-3146 or Jane 801-349-5778.
• Free informal concert at the Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m., featuring Kelly & Laura Griffiths (vocal jazz selections). All ages welcome, no tickets needed. Southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple).
• Free Sunday evening concert series, 7 p.m. Ed Kenley Amphitheater in Layton Commons Park. “The Other Three Tenors” with special guests “II Divino” and “Celtic Young Women” an evening of comedy, music and dance.
• Free informal concert at the Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m., featuring The Other Three Tenors (lighthearted musical parody). All ages welcome, no tickets needed. Southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple).
• Free informal concert at the Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m., featuring My Sisters (contemporary pop ensemble). All ages welcome, no tickets needed. Southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple).
• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. The Saltaires, an award-winning barbershop chorus, will share a fun program of patriotic pieces, folk tunes, spirituals, and other familiar tunes.
• “Dancing in the Park,” 7-8:30 p.m., Porter-Walton Park, next to Centerville Library.
• Free concert in the Park, “Matson Family Concert,” 7-8:30 p.m., Founders Park, 325 N. Main, Centerville. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Refreshments available.
July 30-Aug. 28
• Rodgers Memorial Theatre presents Music Man. The theater is at 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville. For tickets and more information, please call 801-298-1302.
Aug. 10-Sept. 25
• “The Pirates of Penzance,” Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Dr., West Valley City, 801-984-9000, www.halecentretheatre.org
• The Davis Arts Council presents the musical Pump Boys & Dinettes at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater in Layton (445 N. Wasatch Drive). Directed by Jim Christian, the show features the shade-tree mechanics (a.k.a. Pump Boys) – all cash-poor, big-mouthed Romeos sell high-octane fuel on Highway 57 somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, North Carolina where they trade good natured barbs with the wisecracking waitresses, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp of the Double Cupp Diner.
Between changing tires and baking pies, the gang performs a rousing mix of country western, rock 'n' roll, and blues. For tickets and more information, please call 801-546-8575.
• Canning the Season. USU Extension agent Teresa Hunsaker demonstrates favorite salsas and other tomato recipes. It’s free, hands-on instruction so come ready to get cooking. Utah Botanical Center, 11 a.m.-noon. 725 Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville, 801-593-8969. Register at www.utahbotanicalcenter.org
Understanding investing, stocks, bonds and annuities. A free one hour class by Atty. Brad Watts on the pitfalls, risks and misinformation about investing your money. Most financial seminars only give you information about the upside of investing — they want your money! Learn the downside they don’t want you to know. Thursday, August 26 10 a.m. at Autumn Glow
81 E Center St, Kaysville 84037
Please call ahead to register for the class. 801-544-1235
• For class information, prices and registration go to www.farmington.utah.gov under parks and registration or the Parks and Recreation Dept., 720 W. 100 N., 801-451-0953.
• Recovery meeting every Friday, 2-4 p.m., Centerville Library auditorium, for people with depression or other mental issues, free.
• The Bountiful Community Service Council, a volunteer group sponsored by Bountiful City, meets the second Saturday of every month at 8 a.m. in the Bountiful City Planning Room, 790 S. 100 E., Bountiful. Richard Watson, 801-540-3146.
• Davis County Amateur Radio Club meets the second Saturday of the month, Davis County Justice, Complex, Farmington. 10 a.m. Visit DCARC website at www.DCARC.net
The Bountiful chapter of the League of Utah Writers meets at 7 p.m. at the Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 801-444-3636.
The local Toastmasters Club meets every Wednesday night, 7-8 p.m. at the Deseret First Credit Union Building, second floor. Guests are encouraged to come and observe.
The Rhyme and Reason Chapter of the Utah State Poetry Society meets at 7 p.m. at the Bountiful/Davis Arts Center 745 South Main, Bountiful. Visitors/new members welcome. Enter south door. Jane 292-9596, ww.utahpoets.com.
The Centerville-Farmington Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 6:50 a.m., Centerville City Hall. 50 N. Main. Guests welcome.
The Bountiful Exchange Club meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at Country Inn and Suites in West Bountiful.
Utah Share, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group, 7:30-9 p.m., Davis Hospital. 544-1159.