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Salt Lake City September Events

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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.

Labor Day Weekend

Courtesy Park City Historical Society

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.?

Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival

SLC International Jazz Festival

The Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival features local, national and international jazz talent. 2013 headliners include David Murray's Infinity Quartet, Macy Gray and Lena Prima.

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Gallivan Center
239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-535-6110

SLC Summer Concerts

Courtesy Red Butte Garden

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.

Farmers Markets

Photo by Digital Vision

Enjoy the harvest season with fresh produce and other local foods at these Salt Lake area farmers markets.

Utah Utes Football

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The Utes have two home games in September, plus the final Utah/BYU battle before 2016:

University of Utah Utes vs. Weber State Wildcats

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, 12 p.m.
TV: Pac-12 Networks
Radio: ESPN 700

University of Utah Utes vs. Oregon State Beavers

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, 8 p.m.
TV: Fox Sports 1
Radio: ESPN 700

University of Utah Utes @ BYU Cougars

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, time TBA
TV: TBA
Radio: ESPN 700

Oktoberfest at Snowbird

Courtesy Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

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.

Saturdays, and Sundays, Aug. 17-Oct. 13, 2013
Noon-6 p.m.
Free admission

'Charlie's Aunt' at the Off-Broadway Theatre

Off-Broadway Theatre

Charlie and Jack need a chaperone to allow them to court their love interests with proper British decorum and respectability. But Charlie's aunt is missing, so they rope their buddy, Babs, into donning "women's habiliment" and standing in for her.

Monday, Friday, and Saturday, Aug. 16-Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Adults $16, Students/Seniors $12, Children 12 years and under $8

'Tarzan' at Hale Centre Theatre

Courtesy Hale Centre Theatre

Disney's Tarzan tells the tale of an orphaned boy raised by a family of apes, then surprised by love. Joyful musical score by Phil Collins.

Aug 9-Sept. 28, 2013

Mondays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinees 12:30 and 4 p.m.

Adults $28, Children $16

3333 South Decker Lake Drive (2200 W.)
801-984-9000

The Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City

Courtesy Utah Shakespeare Festival

The summer season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival features King John, Love's Labour's Lost, The Tempest, Anything Goes, Twelve Angry Men, Peter and the Starcatcher, and selections from the New American Playwrights Project. The fall season includes Richard II, The Marvelous Wonderettes, and Peter and the Starcatcher. Hosted by Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.

June 24 through October 19, 2013

300 W. Center Street in Cedar City
800-PLAYTIX
435-586-7878

Tickets $23-$72

Real Salt Lake

Courtesy Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake, #1 in the MLS Western Conference at the end of August, has three MLS games in September:

  • Friday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m. @ Seattle Sounders (NBC Sports)
  • Saturday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. vs. San Jose Earthquakes (CW30)
  • Saturday, Sept. 28, 5 p.m. @ Vancouver Whitecaps (CW30)

Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 S. State St. in Sandy
801-727-2700

Tickets $22-$125; see website for promotions

All RSL games (home and away) will be broadcast on ESPN 700 Sports Radio.

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