The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from June 2011

  • Happy 4th of July, SLC!

    Happy 4th of July, Salt Lake City! The 2011 Independence Day weekend looks like it will be a great one, with festivities taking place from Friday to Monday. There are so many celebrations in the Salt Lake area this year, it's hard to choose - pancake breakfasts, parades, fireworks, sports events,

  • Summer Fun At Gardner Village

    It's summertime, and Gardner Village is where you can find summer fun! Gardner Village, located in West Jordan, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Over 130 years ago, Archibald Gardner built a flour mill. That flour mill today is now known as Archibald's Restaurant, and you can

  • Independence Day In Salt Lake

    Salt Lake City is a great place to be for Independence Day celebrations. Below is a list of some of the events happening in Salt Lake City to celebrate our freedom. Stay tuned to Enjoy Utah! for a complete list, as events are added there daily. View the NEW Utah firework laws HERE. Listen to 4th

  • New Fat Kid in Town

    Maxwell's East Coast Eatery at the Newpark Hotel has become a Park City favorite for New York style pizza, drinks and a lively atmosphere. Now Maxwell's is ready to open a second location in downtown SLC, at 9 Exchange Place in the historic Boston building. The SLC location is scheduled to open

  • The State Room, a classy concert venue in SLC

    More great concert venues are appearing all around the valley in Salt Lake. One that is worthy of much praise is The State Room. Comfortable, theater style seating in an intimately sized room with a full bar, serving beer, wine and cocktails- these are just a few of this venue's great qualities.

  • Father's Day Dining in SLC

    Dads love food, maybe even more than the rest of us, and if you're looking for a place to take Dad out for a special breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner Father's Day weekend, there are plenty of great Salt Lake City restaurants to choose from. Some Salt Lake City Father's Day restaurant specials

  • Tour The Utah State Capitol

    Did you know that you can tour the Utah State Capitol building for free? We toured the Utah State Capitol recently as part of our Summer Adventure Series, and learned a ton! When you take the guided tour, you will learn about things you would never think to notice if you were walking through the

  • The Utah Arts Festival-Jazzing Up Downtown

    The Utah Arts Festival, June 23-26, 2011, is the state’s largest outdoor festival and boasts 4 days of music, dance, poetry, a film festival, children’s activities, screen printing, street theater, workshops, food and, of course art. This year the Festival welcomes 159 visual artists, the most it

  • Salt Lake Summer SCVNGR Challenge

    I am so excited for this SCVNGR summer program! I downloaded the app on my phone today, and can't wait to get started! For a few of my Summer Adventure Series, we will be participating in many of these Treks and Challenges, so make sure to download the app, and get familiar with the program, just in

  • Salt Lake City Farmers Markets

    The big Downtown Farmer's Market in Salt Lake starts this Saturday, June 11th! Strolling through the market is a favorite ongoing event for many locals during the summer months in Salt Lake. Fresh produce, beautiful flowers, free tastings, and lots of animated dogs leading their owners around the

  • Free Summer Movies in Salt Lake City

    One of the nicest things about summer in Salt Lake City is all the free entertainment in city parks, libraries and public amphitheaters. Cities and community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley sponsor free movie nights all summer long. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few

  • Register Now for the 2012 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy

    If you're looking for an family history educational opportunity in the Salt Lake City area, look no further than the Utah Genealogical Association's Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. Registration is beginning now for 2012. Here are all the details: The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy will be

  • Creminelli Artisan Meats made in Utah

    If you are in Salt Lake and haven't yet tried the delicacy of Creminelli's artisan salami, I implore you to leave whatever you're doing and go try it for yourself! This is traditional Italian Salami, made in Utah, by a joyful Italian himself, and exported all over the country yet also sold in many