The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from July 2013

  • Taste of the Wasatch 2013

    Hold onto your hats, one of the best dining events of the year is almost upon us. With a passion to fight hunger in Utah, over 50 of Utah’s top chefs, restaurants and bakers will gather on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Solitude Mountain Resort from noon (11:30 a.m. for VIP ticket holders) until 4

  • Twilight 2013

    Thursday evening, July 18, 2013, marked the start of the highly anticipated 2013 Twilight Concert Series . Now in its 26th year, with an admission fee of only $5, the series of Thursday night shows boasts an impressive lineup of artists (find the full lineup here: Twilight Concert Series full

  • 2013 Wasatch Wildflower Festival - July 26-28

    Wildflowers of all colors, shapes and sizes are already lining trails throughout the high Wasatch and will soon reach their peak. Coinciding with natures show is the Wasatch Wildflower Festival taking place July 26, 27 and 28 th . "The Wasatch Wildflower Festival is a collaboration among

  • Hiking Alta: A ridgeline picnic above Cecret Lake

    I didn't realize that ski resorts offer a variety of outdoor recreation during the summer months. As the temperatures soared well over 100 degrees in the Salt Lake Valley, I had already started seeking out higher and higher trails to escape the heat. My hike to White Pine Lake is a good example.

  • Mark Your Calendar: July 2013

    As ever this month, there are more great events in SLC than you can shake a proverbial stick at. In the first of a recurring article, here are our event picks for the month ahead. Pago Bastille Day Dinner While there aren’t many bastilles to storm locally, come July 14th in SLC, there is

  • Celebrate Pioneer Day in Salt Lake City

    Pioneer Day is one of Utah's biggest holidays. Many people think that it's the day Utah became a state, but that happened on January 4, 1896. Pioneer Day, July 24, is the day in 1847 when Brigham Young and a group of pioneers reached the Great Salt Lake Valley after Young declared "This is the

  • Summer Means Free in Salt Lake

    Something that seems synonymous with rising summer temps in Salt Lake is the amount of free events open to the public. Nearly everyday of the week Salt Lake offers a plethora of options for the single and family deal seekers. If you’re looking for a reprieve from work the Brown Bag Concert