May is a beautiful month in Salt Lake City, with garden tours, festivals, sporting events and more. Yay May!
Note: While we do our best to make sure all details are accurate, please contact the venue or visit their website before attending an event to make sure times, dates and prices are correct.
What secrets do mummies hold about the past? And what clues do they provide about the future? Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science and engaging interactive and multimedia exhibits, explore how mummies are created, where they come from and who they were. Discover a never-before-seen collection of rare mummies from across the world including South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Egypt that spans eons of time and transcends history.
Feb. 16-May 27, 2013
209 E. 500 S.
The military will never be the same when Will Stockdale - dedicated, accident prone and obnoxiously sincere - completely unravels the army and ruins his beloved Sergeant's career in No Time for Sergeants. April 23-May 25.
Mondays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.
Matinees Saturdays 12:30 and 4 p.m.
Adults $26, children (5-11 years) $16.
3333 South Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City
Desert Star's parody of the Broadway classic centers around Jean Levi-Jean, a man who was imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, and Inspector Javert, the merciless constable who hounds him after he breaks parole. With funny songs, outrageous French accents, and lots of humor, it's fun for the whole family.
March 28-June 8
See website for show dates and times
4861 S. State St.
Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts available during the show.
Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Felipe Esparza, Karen Rontowski, Chris Kattan, Bengt Washburn and many more.
Wiseguys Trolley Square
505 S. 600 E.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 W. 3500 S.
269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden
Here's the May lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.
- Todd Snider - Thursday, May 2
- Gonzalo Bergara Quartet - Saturday, May 4
- John Fullbright - Sunday, May 5
- The Milk Carton Kids - Monday, May 6
- K's Choice - Tuesday, May 7
- Joshua Radin - Friday, May 10
- Junior Brown - Wednesday, May 15
- Bill Payne - Thursday, May 16
- Fictionist & The Technicolors - Friday, May 17
- Brown Bird - Saturday, May 18
- Yo La Tengo - Monday, May 20
- Afrolicious - Thursday, May 23
- Bombino - Tuesday, May 28
- The Green - Wednesday, May 29
638 South State St.
In 2007, PTC’s production of Les Misérables played for 10 sold-out weeks. Now the epic musical masterpiece is back! Victor Hugo’s story of Jean Valjean, an escaped prisoner who redeems his life through selfless acts of love, has thrilled millions of theatergoers all over the world.
May 3-June 1, 2013
Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.
Saturday matinees, 2 p.m.
Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
300 S. 1400 E., 801-581-6961
$42-$65, $5 more day of show
After sparing the life of a baby piglet almost slaughtered due to his status as runt of the litter, a little girl named Fern Arable adopts it and nurtures it lovingly, naming it Wilbur.
Fridays and Saturdays, May 3-25
3605 South State St.
The Bees' schedule for the month of May includes home stands May 1-6 and 16-23.
Spring Mobile Ballpark
77 West 1300 South
Tickets $8-$24; see website or call for promotions
Red-hot Real Salt Lake has four MLS games in May, two of which are at home:
- Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m. vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (CW30)
- Wednesday, May 8, 6 p.m. @ New England Revolution (CW30)
- Saturday, May 11, 12 noon @ Montreal Impact (CW30)
- Sunday, May 19, 8:30 p.m. @ Chivas USA (CW30)
- Saturday, May 25, 7 p.m. vs. Chicago Fire (CW30)
Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 S. State St. in Sandy
Tickets $22-$125; see website for promotions.
All RSL games (home and away) will be broadcast on KALL 700 Sports (English) and Ke Buena 1600 AM (Spanish).