Friday, June 22, 2012

Glad You Asked: Weekend Edition

Posted By on June 22, 2012, 12:00 PM

Dear GYA, Did you know that I would do anything for love, but I won't do yoga? What I mean to say is, I would run to hell and back, sit through a Tyler Perry marathon and, shoot, I would even eat at Arby's. But I refuse to do even one hour of yoga. Anything happening this weekend that doesn't involve stretchy pants? -Meatloaf---

Meatloaf, I understand where you're coming from, but you should give yoga another shot. I used to do anything for love except eat asparagus, but now I do. It's delicious when grilled. Anyway, here's what's going down this weekend:

There are a ton of festivals this weekend, so let's start with Friday:

- The Utah Arts Festival will be held in Library Square through Sunday. Click the link to see CW's to-dos.

- Check out tons of great local bands at Crucial Fest, going through Sunday.

- At Thanksgiving Point, don't miss the Rose Festival, happening Friday and Saturday. 

- The Tooele Arts Festival will be held at the Tooele Veterans Park through Sunday. Oh, and it's free! 

- In Cedar City, be sure to check out the Utah Shakespeare Festival, happening all weekend long. 

- As part of the Park City Live concert series, the rap crew Nappy Roots will be performing Friday at 9 p.m. 

- Every Friday night, Snowbird Resort hosts a free outdoor summer movie; this Friday is The Goonies! The show starts at 8 p.m.

- And at Reservoir Park, check out a free screening of A Christmas Story, starting at 8 p.m.


As for Saturday:

- The Women's Wellness Festival will be going down at Dancing Cranes Imports from 4 to 8 p.m.

- The Harmon's Best Dam Bike Ride will be happening through Sunday. Click here for registration info and how to volunteer.

- In Pleasant Grove, check out the Car Tunes: Classic Car Show, starting at 6 p.m. 

- Rapper and former MTV VJ Dirt Nasty will be performing at Downstairs in Park City, beginning at 8 p.m.

- The Wasatch Techno Festival is happening at Great Saltair, starting at 6 p.m.

- Meet up with the CW Word at the Downtown Farmers Market, kicking off at 8 a.m. 

- Head to Miller Motorsports Park for the Lucas Oil Offroad Racing Series.

- Real Salt Lake will be taking on San Jose at home, beginning at 7 p.m. 

- The Salt Lake Bees will be facing off with the Reno Aces tonight and through Monday. 


And for Sunday:

- Park Silly Sunday Market starts up at 10 a.m.

- If you're near Jordan Park, head to the People's Market at 10 a.m.

- In Wallsburg (west of Heber, by Deer Creek Reservoir) 100 antique cars and trucks will be on display at the RW Erickson Antique Power Show, starting at 8 a.m. 

- Stand-up Comedian Bruce Bruce will be be live at Wiseguys West Valley, beginning at 7 p.m. 

- Mo's Neighborhood Grill will be hosting Sunday Night Funnies at 9:30 p.m.

- Blues musician Mojo Stone will performing at The Urban Lounge. Doors open at 9 p.m.

For the weekend's complete list of things to do, click here

Twitter: @WolfColin

Wolf is also the author of City Weekly's blog The Secret Handshake.

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