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Salt Lake City April Events

2014

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Bring on the warm weather! April means it's time for outdoor concerts and sporting events, and there are plenty of indoor events as well to keep Salt Lakers busy and entertained throughout the month.The list is always evolving, so check back frequently for new events.

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.

Easter and Passover Events

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Celebrate spring's new beginnings with Easter and Passover events throughout the Salt Lake Valley and at nearby resorts.

 

Earth Day and Green Events

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Show some love for Mother Earth by attending one of these great SLC Earth Day and Green events taking place throughout April and May.

"Dead Sea Scrolls" at The Leonardo

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The Leonardo

"Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times" includes one of the largest collections of the priceless 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls. Discovered by a shepherd in 1947, the Scrolls contain the oldest known copies of the Hebrew Bible. On display with the Scrolls are more than 600 objects from the Biblical to Byzantine Period in Israel, including many that have never been publicly exhibited.

209 E. 500 S.
801-531-9800

Nov. 23, 2013- April 27, 2014

Tickets $9.95-$23.95

"Chocolate: The Exhibition" at the Natural History Museum of Utah

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Natural History Museum of Utah

Chocolate will engage your senses and reveal aspects of this sumptuous sweet that you’ve never thought about before. You’ll explore the plant, the products, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history, and popular culture.

Jan. 8-June 1, 2014

301 Wakara Way
801-581-4303

Special exhibit included with museum admission
Adults $11, Seniors 65 and over $9, Youth 13-24 $9, Children 3-12 $8, Children 2 and under free
Free for museum members and University of Utah students, faculty and staff with valid ID.

'Deathtrap' at Pioneer Memorial Theatre

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Pioneer Memorial Theatre

Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit—and just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit—but Sidney has never been that fond of sharing credit. It turns out the laughs are on them.

March 28-April 12, 2014

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

Tickets $25-$44 in advance; $5 more day of show.

'Les Miserables' at Hale Centre Theatre

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Hale Centre Theatre

Since 1985, Victor Hugo's extraordinary masterpiece has graced London, Broadway, National tours and select professional houses. Hale Centre Theatre is one of the first community theatres in the nation privileged to license and produce what has arguably become the world's most beloved musical.

Mondays through Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15-April 13
Matinees Saturdays 12:30 and 4 p.m.

3333 South Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City
801-984-9000

Adults $32, children 5-11 $16

'The Wicked Wizard of Ahhs' at the Off-Broadway Theatre

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The OBT

One of the most successful Broadway shows ever written . . . this is not that. However, this comedy spoof by Eric R. Jensen is a hilarious adaptation of the Wizard of Oz, with elements of a Broadway musical mixed in. Back by popular demand.

Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, March 7-April 12, 7:30 p.m.

272 S. Main St.
801-355-4628

Tickets $8-$16

Kingsbury Hall in April

Kingsbury Hall brings five shows to their stage this month.

 

  • Blue Man Group - April 1-6, various times. ($32.50-$57.50)
  • The Children's Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty - April 9-11, 7 p.m. ($17)
  • Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass - Saturday, April 12, 8 p.m. ($32.50-$42.50)
  • Hansel and Gretel: University Lyric Opera - Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 7:30 p.m. ($20)
  • Natural History Museum of Utah Lecture Series 2014 Keynote: J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. - Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m. ($10)

View the University of Utah Performing Arts calendar, including Kingsbury Hall, Libby Gardner Hall, Babcock Theatre, Studio 115 and Marriott Center for Dance

1395 E. Presidents Circle
801-581-7100

Utah Symphony: Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Mozart

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The Utah Symphony has a full schedule for April with a variety of popular favorites:

  • Chris Botti in Concert: April 2, 8 p.m.
  • Mozart, Bernstein, and Nielsen: April 11-12, 8 p.m.
  • Mahler's Symphony No. 5: April 18-19, 8 p.m.
  • Tchaikovsky's Suite No. 3: April 25-26, 8 p.m.

Abravanel Hall
123 W. South Temple

801-355-ARTS (2787), 1-888-451-ARTS (2787)

Ticket prices vary by performance: $8-$67

Baby Animal Season at This is the Place Heritage Park

This is the Place Heritage Park

City kids will forever remember petting a lamb or holding a fluffy chick. This is the Place Heritage Park will have lots of baby animals to snuggle, nuzzle, and pet in the petting corral and the livery stable. The ponies are also waiting to take little cowboys and cowgirls for a ride.

April 3-May 23, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

2601 East Sunnyside Ave.
801-582-1847

Adults: $11, Seniors 55+ and Children 3-11 $8

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