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EVENTS

Aug. 22

• Davis County Republican Women (DCRW) will meet at the Wight House, 95 N. Main, Bountiful, at noon. $10 luncheon, RSVP Nadine, 801-558-8981 or dcrwnadine@hotmail.com. Congressman Rob Bishop and Congressman Chris Stewart will speak. Public welcome with RSVP.

• Cruise Night, 6 to 9 p.m., Southeast parking lot, Station Park, 42 N. 650 West, Farmington. Free family fun, classic cars, hot rods, prizes.

• USU Botanical Center Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m., 875 S. 50 West, Kaysville (across from Kaysville Ponds). USU Food $ense will be demonstrating and handing out samples of a recipe from the Live Well Utah recipe book (available free of charge at the market). At the USU Info Booth, look for free samples of in-season fruit and berries; and the famous USU Aggie Ice Cream is for sale. Spend some time checking out the unique products, services and crafts offered at the market; pick up some fresh fruits and veggies; enjoy a performance from singer/songwriter Cassie Lopez and a free activity for the kids.

Fridays

• Centerville City will host a Farmers Market at Founders Park each Friday during the summer months. The market is free to the public from 3 p.m. to dusk prior to Movies in the Park. Contact 801-597-0391 or centervilleut.net/museum.events.html for more information.

Aug. 23-25

• Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music (OFOAM) presents The Ogden Roots and Blues Festival, at the Weber County’s North Fork Park, Cutler Flats, in Liberty. Featuring Bettye LaVette, The Wood Brothers, The Hillbenders, Bill Kirchen and Swamp Cabbage. Also local favorites, Joe McQueen, the Legendary Porch Pounders, the Sister Wives, Korene Greenwood and the Kap Brothers. Also, free to public geared toward youth outreach program, “Guitar Through the Ages” featuring Bill Kirchen, “The Titan of the Telecaster”, Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Downtown Ogden Amphitheater at 6 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at OFOAM.org.

Aug. 30

• Antelope Island State Park - Syracuse. Constellation Hike: Guided hike from 8 to 10:30 p.m., to one of the darkest areas of Antelope Island. Meet at the White Rock Bay Trailhead for a 3.5-mile round trip hike to discover and learn about some of the many constellations in the night sky, and ways you can keep the skies dark. Entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569.

Aug. 31

•  Antelope Island State Park - Syracuse. Older Than the Stars: Meet at 10 a.m., in the visitor center for a program on the island’s geology, then spend some time inside before venturing out into the park to see many geologic features first hand. Park entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

• Visit Antelope Island State Park for the Antelope Island Stampede Festival Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1. This largest island in Great Salt Lake will be a spectacular setting for this unique event. Activities begin Friday evening at 5 p.m. Enjoy good food, live music, and stroll through vendor booths, then watch as balloonists and kites fly above Antelope Island and Great Salt Lake. Family entertainment continues until 10 p.m. Events begin Saturday morning with a hot air balloon launch at 7:30 a.m. Enjoy the island throughout the day with kite demonstrations, BMX riders, a climbing wall, vendor booths, live music, dancers, activities for children, and the Historic Fielding Garr Ranch.  All balloon and kite events depend on weather conditions. Event is $25 per vehicle and includes park admission fee. Vendors accept only cash, no checks or credit cards. 801-774-8200 or visit antelopeislandstampede.com.

Sept. 13-14

• Viewmont class of ‘73 reunion.

Sept. 13, Tailgate gathering, 5:30 p.m. at Viewmont High School west parking lot.

Sept. 14, Dinner at Oakridge Country Club, 3:30 p.m. social, 5 p.m., dinner. Register at Viewmont73.com.

Sept. 21

• Sixth annual Community Anti-Drug and Alcohol Community event, 3 to 7 p.m., Ed Kenley Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. The event, “A Brighter Future,” will educate the public about drugs and show families, kids and teens that they can have a great life without alcohol or drugs. There will be speakers, live music and entertainment. Sponsored by 4thesolution, everything at the rally is free.

• Utah Team Hope Walk, Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W. 7800 S., West Jordan. Registration 8 a.m., walk 9 a.m.  With questions about the walk or to learn more about Huntington’s Disease Society of America, email kayceeburnside@gmail.com or ncarpenter@hdsa.org.

Oct. 12

• Zombie Dash, 5 to 11 p.m., Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville. This free 5K starts at 6 p.m. $15 early registration, with $5 family discount per additional runner. You must register at the recreation office for the discount. Registration is available online at runnercard.com.

• Monster Mash & Dash, 5 to 11 p.m., Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville. Enjoy autumn fare, storytelling, contests, horror-ific entertainment, silent disco and a comedic hypnotist. kaysvillerec.com.

MUSIC

Aug. 23

• Concert in the Park, Endless Summer, a local classic rock band with Beach Boys music. 7 p.m., Bountiful City Park, 200 W. 400 North. There will be a truck from the Bountiful Food Pantry for canned food donations or cash donations.

• Concert in the Park: Wasatch & District Pipe Band, award-winning bagpipers and drummers, Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 24

• No Limits - Top 40, Farmington Station Park, 42 N, 650 West, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Village.

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. The Bella Trio, three sopranos, will perform.

Aug. 25

• Free Layton Concert in the Park, 7 p.m. Code Blue,  Ed Kenley Amphitheatre, 445 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton.

Aug. 27

        • Concert in the Park: Kelly and Laura Griffiths, husband-wife duo sing Broadway and jazz to country, pop and children’s movie tunes, Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 29

• An unparalleled lineup of jazz talent comes together to celebrate the great Wayne Shorter, one of the most influential saxophonists and composers in the history of modern jazz. The guest of honor will share the stage with some illustrious friends including Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas and the star-studded trio of ACS: Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding. 7 p.m. Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. www.redbuttegarden.org. 801-585-0556

Aug. 30

• Concert in the Park: Bless4, fan favorite in Japan; siblings pop group,  Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 31

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall.Justin and Cecily Bills, tenor and soprano.

Sept. 7

• Peter Breinholt and Mindy Gledhill. Two of Utah’s most celebrated singer/songwriters team up to close the Davis Arts season. A unique and infectious indie-folk sound to create the perfect final night together under the stars. Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit davisarts.org.

STAGE

Aug. 19-Sept. 14

• “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

Aug. 28-31

• “As You Like It,” All the world’s a stage in the third annual “Shakespeare In The Park,” production, a comedy about love, family and transformation. All patrons under 18 years are free. Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit davisarts.org.

Sept. 3

•  Rhythmic Circus. There’s tap dancing, and then there’s Rhythmic Circus! The percussive-dance phenomenon is on hand for an encore performance of “Feet Don’t Fail me Now.” Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit davisarts.org.

CLASSES

Aug. 23

• WSU’s Outdoor Program will host an inflatable kayak trip down the Weber River, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at Annex 9 (4022 Taylor Ave., Ogden), $35/$25 with WSU ID, 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor.

Aug. 24

    • Do-it-yourself Trellises and Garden Arbors, 10 a.m. to noon. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374, weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

• WSU’s College of Science, Ott Planetarium and the Museum of Natural Science will host Science Saturday featuring a series of shows, presentations and hands-on activities, noon-5 p.m., Lind Lecture Hall Ott Planetarium, free, 801-626-6871 or weber.edu/planetarium.

Aug. 26

• Family Art Night, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Kids (and adults too) can do a hands-on art project. This program is free to the public. Bountiful/ Davis Art Center is located at 28 E. State Street, South Door, 2nd Floor, in the Davis County Memorial Courthouse, Farmington. 801- 451-3660, or bdac.org.

Aug. 28

    • A Healthier You: Cooking with Home Grown produce, 6 to 7:30 p.m.. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374, weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

    • The Christian Life Center, 2352 E. Highway 193, Layton. is again offering DivorceCare, a divorce and recovery support group each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 14, and continuing for 13 weeks. The free group features nationally-recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Included are video sessions on anger, loneliness, depression, new relationships, kid care and forgiveness. Following each video, there is a discussion and time for participants to share feelings.  Pam, 801-771-5433, ext. 510.

Aug. 29

    • Free fitness lecture series on nutrition presented by Max Muscle Bountiful, “Meal Planning for Weight Loss,” 7 p.m.  South Davis Recreation Center, 500 N. 200 West, Bountiful.

Sept. 5

    • Explorer’s Bible Study classes will resume Thursday, Sept. 5 at the First Baptist Church, 1915 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. This year’s study will be Luke and Acts. This class is open to all faiths and nursery care is provided. For information call Mary, 801-292-1035.

Sept. 7

    • Perennial Color all Year, 6 to 7:30 p.m.. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374, weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

1st and 3rd Wednesday

    •  The Davis County chapter of the 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. Call Fran Wilby at 801-631-1275 or Jerry King at 801-451-5325.

CLUBS

August 26

• Singles Club. Meet new friends and share new experiences. meet at Robintinos, 6 p.m. Call Paulette, 801-299-1210 for more information.

Thursdays

• 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 are welcome.

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