Summer Guide 2014

Maybe summertime isn’t quite the wild expanse of freedom that it was when you were a kid, but when you’re standing in June looking at the summer stretching before you, it can still seem endless.

Fair Weather Fun

Expand your mind-and your belly-with cultural festivals, farmers markets and more
Through June 14Art City DaysVarious Locations, SpringvilleSpringville.org/Art-City-Days/ Through Sept. 21Park Silly Sunday MarketSundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Main Street, Park CityParkSillySundayMarket.com

Summer Day Planner

Pack your calendar with family fun, culture, food & drink and free activities
Maybe summertime isn’t quite the wild expanse of freedom that it was when you were a kid, but when you’re standing in June looking at the summer stretching before you,

Under the Sun

Salt Lake City has plenty of patios, courtyards and sidewalk tables for eating al fresco
There’s not a lot to like about climate change. But if you’re looking to make lemonade from lemons, maybe a culinary climate-change corollary is the increasing abundance of al fresco dinin

Tee Time

Swing into summer with a day of golf on a city course.
More than a dozen city- or county-operated golf courses are sandwiched between a pair of mountain ranges in the Salt Lake Valley, offering an entire summer’s worth of solitude, humility and quie

Summer TV 2014

What's hot on the tube during the "off" season
Television used to take a break in the summertime—but that was back in the dark ages, Grandpa. Networks are more aggressive than ever about establishing the fabled 52-week programming schedule,

Seize the Day

How to soak up every hour of the summer solstice
The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, is our one chance to truly max out on daylight fun. This year, June 21 falls on a Saturday, so there’s no excuse to while the day away indoors.

Elective Summer Reading

Don't leave home without a beach bag of books handpicked by local politicos
Since summer is a slow season for politics, City Weekly figured it would also be a good time to bug Utah’s politicians to see if they could share some book recommendations. The rules were simple

Summer Concerts 2014

June 12 Cash Cash, ViceroyThe Complex

Center Stage

Kick back on a blanket or cool off in an auditorium for a summer of performing arts.
Through June 21 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella Scera Shell Outdoor Theatre 745 S. State, Orem 801-225-2787 Scera.org Through June 21

Playing Hooky

A day on the greens is a treat even for an unskilled golfer
Smack dab in the middle of a sunny Thursday afternoon, I barked into the telephone, loudly scheduling a tee time. “Yes, 2:30 will work,” I told the lady. “I’ll be golfing alone. See you then.”

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