The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from February 2013

  • Social Hall Heritage Museum

    We spend a lot of time taking our kids to plays and performances, and every time we do, I remind them that plays were one of the first sources of entertainment for the pioneers that came to Utah. The first theatre West of the Missouri was in Salt Lake City, and was named the Social Hall . On

  • Snowshoeing Killyon Canyons

    For all you dog lovers out there that want to get some fresh air this winter, you will definitely be excited about this one. Killyon Canyon is a local gem that has great year round trails for hiking, biking, backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. The best part, dogs are welcome any day of the week.

  • Mummies of the World Arrive in SLC

    For hundreds of years, mummies have inspired human curiosity and fascination. Though they died hundreds or even thousands of years ago, they seem to have an eerie immortality. "Mummies of the World," a special exhibit appearing at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City Feb. 16 through May 27, 2013, brings

  • President's Day Weekend in Salt Lake

    President's Day weekend is a great time for a warm-weather getaway, but it's also a great time for family fun here in Salt Lake City. Indoor and outdoor event highlights this weekend include exciting new exhibits at The Leonardo and the Natural History Museum of Utah , terrific conditions at Salt

  • Weaving a Revolution at NHMU

    "Weaving a Revolution," a special exhibit appearing at the Natural History Museum of Utah now through April 28th, tells the story of a renaissance of Navajo basket weaving that has taken place over the past thirty years in the Utah strip of the Navajo reservation near Monument Valley. "Weaving a

  • Utah Genealogical Association Spring Family History Conference

    The Utah Genealogical Association's 2013 Spring Family History Conference will be held April 19-20 at Woods Cross High School. Friday evening's session will feature DENISE MAY LEVENICK, "The Family Curator", speaker and author of "How to Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family

  • Oh La La!

    Zut alors! Downtown Salt Lake finally has an authentic (and delicious) French Bakery. It's called Eva's Bakery, but it's really a Boulangerie/Cafe in the most traditional style and atmosphere. A sister business of the very popular Eva Small Plates restaurant, located a couple of blocks away,

  • Valentine's Day dining in SLC

    If you’re still looking to treat that special someone to a meal they won’t forget this Valentine’s Day, time is still on your side. Now is the perfect time to grab a reservation at Salt Lake's restaurants for a spectacular meal. At the time of writing, the following are some of the better

  • Step Back In Time at the Utah State Capitol

    The Utah State Capitol visitors center unveiled a new exhibit celebrating the 100 year anniversary of its construction. Step Back In Time: A Centennial Celebration of the Capitol Construction , can be seen inside the Utah State Capitol building weekdays from 9am to 8pm, and is free of charge.