Northern Utah Father's Day fun: Car shows, BBQ, music and more

Thursday , June 15, 2017 - 6:00 AM

AMANDA JOHNSON, Standard-Examiner Staff

THIRD FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC AND FOOD TRUCKS

Food Trucks in the County Courthouse Parking lot, street music in and around the shops and Jeff Clark in concert in the historic Tabernacle. A foodie, funny, friendly evening in the historic district.

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 16

Where: Historic Downtown Brigham City, 95 S. Main St., Brigham City. 

COATS FOR KIDS CAR SHOW

"Bountiful Rotary Coats For Kids Car Show" is a charitable event sponsored by the Bountiful Rotary Club. Features cars, contests, music and more. Eat at the food booths. Because of great sponsors and volunteers, all money from food sales and activities goes to the kids.

When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 16 and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Bountiful Main Street, 400 N. to 500 S. Main St., Bountiful. 

SUMMER PALEONTOLOGY LECTURE SERIES

Media of all sorts fantasize about the end of the world—how will it happen? Who will survive? What will the world come to be like when the world we know disappears? The fossil record gives us some good clues on what to expect. Check out this presentation on the worst five global disasters in geologic history, and see what a paleontological post-apocalypse looks like.

When: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park, 1544 Park Blvd., Ogden

Cost: $5-7

SJS TALENT IN THE PARK

Shannon J Scholarship presents talent in the park, a day filled with live music, performers, guest appearances, kids activities, vendors, food and prizes.

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St., Ogden

Cost: $5-20

SMITH & EDWARDS RANGE DAY

A day of shooting all your favorite hand guns and rifles from a variety of manufacturers. Ammo punch cards will be available and a big giveaway just in time for Father's Day. Food trucks will be on site. 

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Three Mile Creek Range, 2015 W. 3100 South, Perry

DART AND DRIVE

Remote control cars and Nerf gun action all in one place. Dartside Utah and Frequency RC are partnering up to help raise supplies for the Family Connection Center of Layton. Simply show up with non-perishable food items and receive your ticket to play in the Dartside arena or on the Traxxas RC race track. Remote control cars will be provided or you can bring your own. No outside Nerf guns are allowed. 

When: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Layton Hills Mall, North Parking Lot, 1201 N. Hill Field Rd., Layton

INTRO TO TRAD CLIMBING

Introduction to Trad Climbing teaches the fundamental skills to successfully lead traditionally-protected rock climbs, where the climber places their own gear instead of clipping pre-placed bolts. The clinic places a heavy emphasis on sound gear placement, the foundation for leading trad climbs.

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Register at http://bit.ly/2s1xKCe for more information.

Cost: $150. 

FATHER’S DAY FAVS CLASS

Give Dad what he really wants for Father's Day — meat. This BBQ class is taught by Resident Pitmaster Matt Train who will teach you how to make authentic melt in your mouth barbecue. A BBQ manual is provided with tips and tricks from the BBQ Pros, and you'll be able to feast on samples throughout the class. It will be well worth your time to spend a few hours to make your barbecue skills pro.

When: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: BBQ Pit Stop, 1131 E. Highway 193, Layton. 

Cost: $90. Register at http://bit.ly/2rhKrX0.

REV VS WILDCATS

The Wasatch REVolution take on the Utah Wildcats in the playoff game to determine who gets in to the Championship game. These teams have played each other twice this year and both games have been tough, hard fought victories for the Rev. This game promises to be just as exciting! The Wildcats are out to prove they can not only play with the best, but beat the best. Bring the whole family for a great day of football. 

When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Spence Eccles Ogden Community Sports Complex, 1950 Monroe Blvd., Ogden

Cost: $5 

HEALTHY PLANTS

If your dad likes to garden, bring him to learn what pests and practices are hurting your plants and what to do to get healthy plants. Bring questions and plant problems, and get some answers! 

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: 750 E. 100 South, Brigham City. FREE.  

FATHER’S DAY BBQ BUFFET

Take dad to Snowbasin for a free gondola ride on his special day! Treat him and let him indulge in an incredible BBQ done the Snowbasin way from 8,710 feet – mountain top. This event is first-come first-serve. You will check in at the base area where you will get your ticket with the host before heading up the gondola to Needles Lodge. Once there you will be asked to pay. Afterwards, come down to the base area and listen to the award-winning free music series Blues, Brews, and BBQ before heading home.

When: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18

Where: Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Rd., Huntsville

Cost: $18 - 36

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