Ah, September - it might be the most beautiful month of the year in Salt Lake City. Here's a select list of events to help you enjoy summer's end and fall's beginning.
The Utes settle into Pac-12 play in 2012, after a successful debut in 2011. September's schedule includes games against Utah State, BYU and Arizona State. Click the link above for the Utes' full schedule, plus TV info and links to pregame and postgame press coverage.
Beautiful summer weather continues into September, and so do SLC summer outdoor concerts. Browse the list for dozens of great outdoor music events, many of them free.
Enjoy the harvest season with fresh produce and other local foods at these Salt Lake area farmers markets.
Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and a last chance to enjoy summertime fun. Make the most of your holiday with these great Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.
Oktoberfest at Snowbird features music, dancing and traditional German cuisine. Enjoy a bratwurst and sauerkraut, apfelstrudel and more. Kids young and old can enjoy face painting, a caricature artist, inflatable rides, yo-yo demonstrations, clowns, music, balloons and other activities.
Saturday, Sundays and Labor Day, Aug. 20-Oct. 9, 2011
The summer season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival features The Merry Wives of Windsor, Mary Stuart, Titus Andronicus, Scapin, To Kill a Mockingbird, Les Miserables and selections from the New American Playwrights Project. The fall season includes Hamlet, Les Miserables and Stones in His Pockets. Hosted by Southern Utah University in its replica Globe Theatre and two other theaters, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.
Thursday, June 21-Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012
300 W. Center Street in Cedar City
Utah, with its famed Bonneville Salt Flats, has a special connection to speed, and "Speed: The Art of the Performance Automobile" at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts explores that connection with a display of rare and priceless racing automobiles.
June 2-Sept. 16, 2012
Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah
410 Campus Center Drive in Salt Lake City
Tickets $2-$18, UMFA members free
This special exhibit is not included with the Salt Lake Connect Pass
Dolly Parton’s sparkling musical comedy garnered 4 Tony nominations. This full musical remake of the iconic movie is just plain fun. Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, book by Patricia Resnick.
Aug. 15-Sept. 29, 2012
Mondays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinees 12:30 and 4 p.m.
Adults $24-$26, Children $15-$16
3333 South Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.)
Real Salt Lake has two MLS home games and two away games in September, plus a rematch in the CONCACAF Champions League:
- Saturday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m. vs. DC United (CW30)
- Thursday, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. @ Houston Dynamo (CW30)
- Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m. @ Tauro FC of Panama (CONCACAF Champions League)
- Saturday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m. vs. Portland Timbers (NBC Sports)
- Saturday, Sept. 29, 8:30 p.m. @ Chivas USA (CW30)
Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 S. State St. in Sandy
All RSL games (home and away) will be broadcast on ESPN 700 Sports Radio.
Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences including national touring acts, local favorites, open mic nights, clean comedy nights and more. Shows Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Margaret Cho and Paul Reiser.
Wiseguys Trolley Square
505 S. 600 E.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 W. 3500 S.
269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden