Salt Lake City's ready for spring - did you know that March 1 marks the end of "meteorological winter"? There are lots of sports, arts and entertainment events blossoming around town this 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.
The Utah Symphony presents 4 programs in March
- "Grieg's Piano Concerto": Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-March 1, 8 p.m. Utah Symphony performs a pair of landmark Scandinavian works that were inspired by visits to Italy. Grieg was only 25 when he composed his Piano Concerto but he was already in command of a distinctly Norwegian musical voice.
- "Dvorak's New World Symphony": Friday and Saturday, March 7-8, 8 p.m. Three incredible symphonies in one night! Dvorak's "New World" Symphony depicts his musical impressions of late 19th century America and has become his most beloved work. Sharing the program with this cultural treasure are Mozart's 35th, named in honor of a wealthy Salzburg merchant, and Lutoslawski's forceful and dynamic 4th.
- "Tyrannosaurus Sue": Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Every kid loves dinosaurs and every kid loves music. Put the two together and you get the delightful tale of a Tyrannosaurus Rex named Sue. Sit back and let yourself be transported all the way back to the Cretaceous Period by the instruments of the orchestra as they tell the amazing story of her life.
- "A Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration": Friday and Saturday, March 28-29, 8 p.m. It will be an "enchanted evening" at Abravanel Hall. Don't miss Jerry and the Utah Symphony as they highlight the careers of music theatre legends Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Featured on this program will be hits from The King and I, The Sound of Music and many more classic shows from the undisputed kings of Broadway.
123 W. South Temple
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
Adults $32, children 5-11 $16
So begins one of the most exuberant and spirited battles of the sexes ever written, starring Beatrice and Benedick, two people who claim to thoroughly detest one another. But under the barbs they hurl at one another lie feelings that neither is even aware of—until circumstances bring them together to rescue their young friends.
February 21- March 8, 2014
7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
2 p.m. Saturday Matinees
300 S. 1400 E.
Tickets $25-$44 in advance; $5 more day of show.
Bring It On: The Musical is the explosive musical comedy that raises the stakes on over-the-top team rivalries. Set against the world of competitive cheerleading, this show proves that winning isn’t everything when it means losing something - or someone - you really care about.
Feb. 25-March 2, 2014; see website for times
50 W. 200 S.
Don't confuse this with the Broadway musical, this traditional story has some outrageous twists and turns that will keep you laughing.
Jan. 9-March 22, see website for show dates and times
4861 S. State St. in Murray
Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts available during the show.
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
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
"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.
Nov. 23, 2013- April 27, 2014
Here's the March lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.
- Moonface - Saturday, March 1
- Adrian Legg - Wednesday, March 5
- Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr - Friday, March 7
- UACDL Fundraiser - Saturday, March 8
- Rumba Libre - Saturday, March 15
- Toubab Krewe - Sunday, March 16
- Carrie Rodriguez and Ben Taylor - Wednesday, March 19
- Lake Street Drive - Thursday, March 20
- Lucas Nelson & P.O.T.R. - Friday and Saturday, March 21-22
- Robert Ellis and Wild Child - Sunday, March 23
- Eilen Jewell - Thursday, March 27
- Hot Buttered Rum - Friday, March 28
638 South State St.
Enjoy free live concerts at 3 p.m. at The Canyons Resort Village
NOTE: No outside alcohol allowed. Food and beverages available in the Resort Village.
- Saturday, March 1: Son of Ian
- Saturday, March 8: This Must Be The Band
- Saturday, March 15: Folk Hogan
- Saturday, March 22: Steel Pulse
- Sunday, March 23: The Magic Beans
- Saturday, March 29: Brett Dennen
- Sunday, March 30: The Mother Hips