Northern Utah events: Fun things to do for Labor Day 2017, into next week

Thursday , August 31, 2017 - 5:30 AM

KYLE B. HANSEN, Standard-Examiner staff

Friday, Sept. 1

BIKE HOMECOMING — A free, easy community bike ride beginning at Union Station and ending at the Ogden Amphitheater with a dance party. 6 to 11 p.m., The Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St., Ogden, 801-328-2453. Bike ride FREE, party $20.

SONGWRITERS ROUND TABLE — Jon Turner of The Highway Thieves, Scott Rogers and Shane Osguthorpe of the Proper Way, and Paddy Teglia will share their original songs, some stories behind them and songs that have inspired them along the way. 9 p.m., Lighthouse Lounge 130 25th St., Ogden. FREE.

THE CULTURE HIGH — Join Young Americans for Liberty for a free screening of the award-winning documentary that examines the effects of prohibition and the war on drugs. 5 p.m., Wildcat Theater, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

Saturday, Sept. 2

BILL N DIANE — An acoustic duo specializing in unique arrangements of acoustic classic rock, country and folk music. 7 p.m., Harp and Hound, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden.

FUN RUN — The third annual fun run benefits the Eastman Family Recovery Foundation. Register at 7 a.m., 1498 W Glovers Lane, Farmington. $15

STORYTIME  — Storytime and activities featuring “Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True.” 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 340 S. 500 West, West Bountiful, FREE.

Sunday, Sept. 3

GAR ASHBY BENEFIT CONCERT — Support a friend, teacher, mentor and musician with three stages, 22 bands/acts, an auction and a raffle. 2 p.m., D & R Spirits, 2430 Grant Ave.

SUNDAY COFFEE — Chat with Ogden Postmormons and Friends, and listen to each other’s exit stories or advice on how to deal with neighbors. 11 a.m., All The Perks Espresso Cafe, 2344 Kiesel Ave. FREE.

THE GENESIS GROUP — Just PPL will be speaking and singing at the September meeting of the Genesis Group, a support group for black Latter-day Saints. Come early to hear the Debra Bonner Unity Gospel Choir. 7 p.m., 6710 S. 1300 East, Cottonwood Heights. FREE.

Monday, Sept. 4

HERE ‘TIL THURSDAY — Enjoy the last days of summer with a Labor Day concert. 5 p.m., Eden Center in Ogden Valley, 2612 N. Highway 162, Eden.

MAKE A SILVER BAND RING — Come and make a silver band ring, complete with an inscription inside. All materials and tools will be provided., 801-686-5351. 6 p.m., The Local Artisan Collective, 2371 Kiesel Ave., Ogden. $30

Tuesday, Sept. 5

CINEMA TUESDAYS — Free screening of “The Magnificent Seven.” 6:30 p.m., Ogden Valley Branch Library, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville. FREE.

DISCOVERY TIME — Help kids learn to be healthy with free stories, music and learning activities. Infant to 3 years, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.; 4 to 5 years, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. 801-337-2639. Pleasant Valley Branch Library, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. FREE.

WOMEN’S CENTER OPEN HOUSE — Eat free snacks, get a free professional headshot and enter into a drawing for feminist prizes! 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Weber State University Shepherd Union Room 322. FREE.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

JOSH’S PUB QUIZ — Come test your smarts at Utah’s first locally produced pub trivia. 8 p.m., Funk ‘n Dive Bar, 2550 Washington Blvd., Ogden. FREE.

GRAND OPENING — Develop your money management skills at Weber State University’s Money Management Center. 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Shepherd Union 214A. FREE.

WASATCH AUDUBON BIRD WALK —Weekly bird walk led by Paul Lombardi. Meet at Rusted Spoon (2645 U.S. 89, Perry) for breakfast at 7 a.m. or at the park (1200 W. Davis St., Perry) at 8 a.m. for the walk. 801-295-7738. FREE.

Thursday, Sept. 7

POW MOW TRAIL TRIALS — A timed fun run series to familiarize runners with Powder Mountain’s summer trail network, while enjoying beautiful landscapes, tacos, refreshments and raffle prizes at the end of each race. 6:30 p.m., Powder Mountain, 8000 N. 5100 East, Eden. $20.

RAPTORS VS. ROCKIES — Ogden Raptors play against the Grand Junction Rockies. 6:30 p.m., 2330 Lincoln Ave., Ogden. Adults GA: $6/Reserved: $12; Kids ages 4-11: GA: $4/Reserved: $10.

STORY FIESTA — Stories, games and crafts for the whole family, presented in Spanish and English. 801-337-2639. 6 p.m., Southwest Branch Library, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.

Friday, Sept. 8

ENTREPRENEUR AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT — Hear the stories behind businesses that have made it big. Provide feedback on a new business idea through 1-Million Cups. 7:30 a.m. – noon, Weber State University Shepherd Union Building, Ballroom B. Register at 801-621-8300. Chamber members pay $49 for two people, single admission for guests is $49. Weber State students attend free.

WILDWOODS BASH  — This al fresco event includes a gourmet dinner, live music, and an auction of nature and outdoor inspired items. 5 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. 801-621-7595. $70.

YOGA FOR KIDS AND GROWN-UPS — Taught by certified yoga instructor Claudette Halverson, this fun and engaging class is designed to help adults and their little ones build self-confidence, increase concentration and develop a healthy lifestyle together. 10:30 a.m., Pleasant Valley Branch Library, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. FREE.

Saturday, Sept. 9

BIBLE ADVENTURE CAMP — Crafts and activities bring Bible stories to life. The camp is 1 to 5 p.m. followed by a family barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Bounce houses, rock walls and other activities will remain open during the barbecue. 1 p.m., Washington Heights Church, 1770 E. 6200 South, Ogden. FREE.

BOOK SALE — Library book sale at the South Branch in Bountiful. Hardbacks, books on CD and DVDs are $1. Paperbacks and CDs are 25 cents. 10 a.m., Davis County Library 725 S. Main St., Bountiful.

HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR — A special opportunity to visit eight historic homes, including the David O. McKay house. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 801-394-5364. $15 presale or $20 on-site with a $10 discount for students.

Sunday, Sept. 10

RAIDERS SEASON OPENER — D&R Spirits is the Northern Utah Raiders Booster Club home this season. 11 a.m., D & R Spirits, 2430 Grant Ave., Ogden. FREE.

FALL STEAK FRY — Celebrate the beginning of the 2017-18 school year at the annual St. Joseph High School Athletics Fall Steak Fry. Includes a steak or chicken dinner, sides, beer, wine, soda and dessert. 4 p.m., 4950 Old Post Road, Ogden. $22.50.

SUMMER PICNIC — Delicious food and fun games with Alpine West Haven Church. Noon, Alpine West Haven, 4433 S. 3100 West, Roy. FREE.

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