Beautiful October is one of the best months of the year in Salt Lake City. Here's a list of great SLC October events to help you enjoy the best of the fall season.
The University of Utah Utes have two exciting Pac-12 home games and two away games. Click on the link above for the Utes' full 2012 schedule, plus TV and radio info.
- Oct. 4: Utah vs. USC, 7 p.m. MT (ESPN)
- Oct. 13: Utah @ UCLA, 1 p.m. MT (FOX)
- Oct. 20: Utah @ Oregon State, time TBA
- Oct. 27: Utah vs. Cal Berkeley, time TBA
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
This exhibition brings to life the genius of Leonardo as an inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor and philosopher. Italian Artisans have faithfully crafted interactive and life-size machine inventions. These works include the first concepts of a car, bicycle, helicopter, glider, parachute, SCUBA, submarine, military tank and ideal city to name a few. In addition, the exhibit features facsimiles of Leonardo’s most famous codices, anatomical studies, battle drawings and Renaissance art.
209 E. 500 S.
Sept. 28, 2012-Jan. 27, 2013
What if Vanna White went to Oz and became even more wicked than the Wicked Witch of the West? That’s the premise behind Wicked-er: It’s Not Easy Being Green at Desert Star Playhouse.
Desert Star is a dinner theater with pizza, hamburgers, wraps, desserts and more served at tableside seating. Appropriate for all ages.
Aug. 30-Nov. 10, 2012, except Tuesdays and Sundays
4861 S. State St.
The Utah Humanities Council Book Festival features author appearances and book discussions throughout the month of October and throughout the state of Utah. Click on the link for a list of events in the Salt Lake City area:
Movie lovers can find a huge variety of free film screenings in Salt Lake City, including major Hollywood productions, experimental films, classics, kids' movies, documentaries and more. This month's highlights include A Separation Oct. 18 at the Salt Lake City Public Library, and children's film Big Top Winkle at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
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 Greg Fitzsimmons, Greg Behrendt, Heath Harmison and Rebecca Corry.
Wiseguys Trolley Square
505 S. 600 E.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 W. 3500 S.
269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden