Music festivals, fireworks and more: Things to do July 14-23 in Northern Utah

Thursday , July 13, 2017 - 5:00 AM

CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner staff

FRIDAY, July 14

WASATCH MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL — Featuring songwriters competition between Muddy Boots, Six Feet in the Pine, Buzzard Whiskey and more. Concertgoers can attend a single day or camp for the weekend. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Soldier Hollow, 2002 Soldier Hollow Lane, Midway. Event runs through Sunday, July 18. wasatchmountainmusic.com. 435-654-2002. $25-$85.

DEER VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL — Join the Utah Symphony and pianist Kevin Cole as they perform George Gershwin’s greatest hits featuring “Rhapsody in Blue.” 7:30 p.m., Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, Deer Valley Resort, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City. 435-655-3114. $15-$36.

ENJOY THE LAUGHS — Relax with the comedy of Craig Bielik and his “everyday guy style.” 8 p.m., Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. Repeat performance on Saturday, July 15. 801-622-5588. $12.

SATURDAY, July 15

STORYTIME — Featuring “Pig the Pug” and “Pig the Winner,” by Aaron Blabey. Event includes activities. 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton. 801-773-9973. FREE.

SEA MELODIES — Featuring musician and sound designer Douglas Morton, who will perform live at the aquarium in front of the Ocean Explorer Shark Exhibit. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway, Draper. 801-355-3474. $14.95-$19.95.

A NIGHT AT THE IMPERIAL — Featuring a classic comedy of the 1930s. 2 p.m., The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 Main St., Salt Lake City. Reservations at theobt.org or 801-355-4628. $10-$16.

SUNDAY, July 16

LINDQUIST FAMILY SYMPHONY POPS AND FIREWORKS — Hosted by WSU. 9 p.m., Ada Lindquist Plaza and pond area, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. 801-626-6468. FREE.

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ CONCERT SERIES — Featuring Main Squeeze, King Cardinal and Gleewood. Noon to 5:30 p.m., outside Earl’s Lodge, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Bring a shade chair or blanket; event includes activities and games for children. snowbasin.com. 888-437-5488. FREE.

BIG STARS BRIGHT NIGHTS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — Featuring country music artist Kellie Pickler, “Small Town Girl.” 7 p.m., on the lawn, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, Deer Valley Resort, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City. 435-655-3114. $44.

MONDAY, July 17

CHECK OUT WHAT’S IN THE WATER — Enjoy a memorable experience and interactive exhibits. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium, 1201 N. Hill Field Road, No. 1072, Layton. seaquestaquariums.com. 801-544-4938. FREE-$14.95.

MAGIC MONDAY — Event includes entertainment with magician Elias “Lefty” Caress, your choice of chocolate or ice cream, and balloons. 7 p.m., Hatch Family Chocolate, 376 Eighth Ave., Salt Lake City. 801-532-4912. FREE.

UTAH SWING ORCHESTRA — Jazz musicians play the music of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and more. 7:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City. 801-965-5100. FREE.

TUESDAY, July 18

SUMMER SIZZLE CONCERT — Featuring Kitty and the Cruisers bringing audiences the best of the Golden Era of Rock ‘n’ Roll, as well as their own original music. 7 p.m., Weber County Library’s Southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.

TABLETOP GAMING GATHERING — Fans of tabletop and strategy games are invited to bring their friends and join the action. 6 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton. 801-773-9973. FREE.

‘WAIT UNTIL DARK’ ON STAGE — Based on the 1966 Broadway production about a blind woman, con artists and drugs hidden in a doll. 7:30 p.m., Caine Lyric Theatre, Utah State University, 28 W. Center St., Logan. Performances run intermittently through Aug. 5. cca.usu.edu. 435-797-8022. $15-$30.

WEDNESDAY, July 19

VISIT THE ANIMALS — Here’s a chance to spend quality time with the family. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather permitting), Carver’s Cove Petting Farm, 2329 N. 5025 East, Eden. Those ages 12 and younger get a horse ride with their admission. The farm is open Wednesday to Saturday through September. carverscove.com. 801-745-3018. FREE-$8.

WILD WEDNESDAY: A TALE ON TAILS — Learn how animals depend on their tails. 3:45-4:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. All ages welcome. Meet at the visitor center. 801-621-7595. $3-$5.

‘THE FOREIGNER’ LIVE — A rendition based on a two-act comedy by playwright Larry Shue. 7:30 p.m., Caine Lyric Theatre, Utah State University, 28 W. Center St., Logan. Performances run intermittently through Aug. 1. cca.usu.edu. 435-797-8022. $15-$30.

THURSDAY, July 20

SUMMER SIZZLE CONCERT — Featuring The Dunmore Lasses bringing audiences their fusion of traditional Irish/Scottish and rock music. 7 p.m., Weber County Library’s Pleasant Valley branch, 5568 Adams Ave. Parkway, Washington Terrace. FREE.

FARMERS MARKET — Featuring local produce, meats, artisan crafts, food vendors, and more. 5 p.m., Utah State University’s Botanical Center, 920 S. 50 West, Kaysville. 801- 593-8969. FREE.

YAPPY HOUR — Event includes off-leash areas for dogs to play, live music, food and beverages for purchase, and more. 6 p.m., Fairmont Park, 1040 E. Sugarmont Drive, Salt Lake City. slcityevents.com. FREE.

FRIDAY, July 21

ENJOY AND RELAX — With the comedy of Alex Velluto, winner of the Finger Lakes Comedy Festival in Ithaca, New York. 8 p.m., Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. Repeat performance on Saturday, July 22. 801-622-5588. $12.

CANYON CONVERSATIONS — Share a nature-learning experience with your family. 4 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 U.S. 89, Logan. nature@logannature.org. 435-755-3239. FREE.

EGGSMASHER SHOW — Public will learn “egg-ceptional” stories from trainers and a few bird show stars. 12:30 p.m., Outdoor Bird Show Theater, Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City. 801-596-8500. Show is free with paid admission to aviary (FREE-$11.95).

SATURDAY, July 22

PIONEER DAY CELEBRATION — Games, 10 a.m. to noon; guided tours of Fielding Garr Ranch, 3-4 p.m. Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. 801-725-9263. Email clayshelley@utah.gov for information. $10 per vehicle.

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT — Featuring Social Distortion, a punk rock band formed in Fullerton, California, “Cold Feelings,” with special guest Jade Jackson. The Depot at The Gateway, 400 W. S. Temple, Salt Lake City. Must be at least age 21. smithstix.com. 801-355-5522. $41-$46.

ROCK THE PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — Featuring Voodoo Orchestra, Salt Lake City’s hottest live show, and Little Big Band, dedicated to preserving America’s rich swing tradition. 7 p.m., Fountain Square, Station Park, 140 N. Union Ave., Farmington. 801-923-9111. FREE.

SUNDAY, July 23

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ CONCERT SERIES — Featuring Andy Frasco, Kris Lager Band, Groovement, Tony Holiday and Folk Hogan. Noon to 5:30 p.m., outside Earl’s Lodge, Snowbasin Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Road, Huntsville. Bring a shade chair or blanket; event includes activities and games for children. snowbasin.com. 888-437-5488. FREE.

BIRDING 101: THE FOUR KEYS TO BIRD IDENTIFICATION — Bird enthusiasts will learn how to identify birds through size and shape, color pattern, behavior and habitat. 10 a.m., Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. Meet at the visitor center. 801-721-9569. $10 per vehicle.

ALOE BLACC IN CONCERT — The Grammy-nominee singer is back this summer with a soul-and-hip-hop performance. 7 p.m., on the lawn, Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City. 435-655-3114. $49.

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