Bonnets, beehives: Statewide Pioneer Day celebrations

Published: Thursday, July 19 2012 4:00 p.m. MDT

Bountiful: July 20, noon-10 p.m., Handcart Days featuring games, food and entertainment, Bountiful City Park, 400 N. 200 West, free; 6 p.m., Grand Parade, route starts at Main Street and proceeds from 1500 South to 400 North, then west to 100 West, free; 9:45 p.m., fireworks show, Mueller Park Jr. High, 955 E. 1800 South, free. July 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Handcart Days featuring games, food and entertainment, Bountiful City Park, free.

For more information, visit www.handcartdays.org

Kaysville: July 24, 7-10 a.m., Pioneer Day Breakfast, Bowman's Supermarket, 326 N. Main, $20 per family up to six individuals, $5 for adults, $3 for children.

For more information, call 801-546-1235 or visit www.kaysvillecity.com.

Layton: July 24, 8 p.m., Riders in the sky concert, Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, free.

For more information, visit www.laytoncity.org.

Salt Lake County

Cottonwood Heights: July 24, Butlerville Days, 3-7 p.m., classics and antique car show, free; 4-8:30 p.m., CH City Historical Display, free; 4:30-9:30 p.m., skate competition, jousting, mechanical bull ride, $5, and onstage entertainment; 5 p.m., balloon toss; 5-8 p.m., juggling show, photo booth and strolling magician, free; 5:45 p.m., frozen T-shirt contest; 6:10 p.m., balloon popping contest; 6:30 p.m., pie eating contest; 6:45 p.m., watermelon drop; 7 p.m., watermelon, free; 7:15 p.m., donut eating contest; 9:40 p.m., fireworks. All events are held at Butler Park, 7500 S. 2700 East.

For more information, visit www.cottonwoodheights.utah.gov

Salt Lake: July 21, 7 a.m., First Encampment Hike, Donner Park, 2770 E. 990 South. July 24, 5:30 a.m., Deseret News marathon, begins at Big Mountain to Liberty Park; 6 a.m., Deseret News 10K, begins at Foothill Drive and Chipeta Way to Liberty Park; 7 a.m., Deseret News 5K walk, Energy Solutions Arena; 9 a.m., Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade, route begins at South Temple and State, running east to 200 East, south to 900 South, then east to Liberty Park at 600 East; noon-4:30 p.m., Union Pacific Anniversary Celebration, Union Pacific Depot, 400 W. South Temple.

For more information call 801-250-3890 or www.daysof47.com; 801-988-8908 or visit www.maverikcenter.com; www.up150.com; and www.deseretnewsmarathon.com.

Draper: July 20, Draper Days, all day; 6-10 p.m., family activities, Draper Park, 12500 S. 1300 East, free; 7-10:30 p.m., Draper Nights Concert featuring Herman's Hermites starring Peter Noone, Draper Park, free. July 21, 7-10 a.m., pancake breakfast, Draper Park; 8 a.m., 5k and kids fun run, Draper Park; 9 a.m., Draper Days parade, Stokes and Fort St. to Old Park School, free; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., entertainment, food and activities, Draper Park; 2-5:30 p.m., JC Hackett Car Show, Draper Park, free; 7-10 p.m., Draper Nights Concert featuring The Rascals, Draper Park, free; 7-10 p.m., Horse Pull, Andy Ballard Equestrian Park, 1600 E. Highland Drive; 10:30 p.m., Draper Days Fireworks, Draper Park, free.

For more information call 801-205-3242 or visit www.draperdays.com.

This is the Place Heritage Park: July 21, 6 p.m., Brother Brigham's Ball, $5. July 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., patriotic flag ceremony, watermelon-eating contest, staged bank robbery, candy cannon, games and crafts, panning for gold and pony and train rides, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave.

For more information call 801-582-1847 or www.thisistheplace.org.

Pioneer Memorial Museum: July 24, approximately 1 p.m., following the Days of '47 Parade, open house featuring pioneer music, demonstrations of lace making, weaving, stocking, knitting, and churning homemade butter, refreshments and children's activities, 300 N. Main.

For more information call 801-532-6479 or visit www.dupinternational.org.

Temple Square: July 20 and 21, 8 p.m., Pioneer Day Concert - "The Joy of Song," featuring Katherine Jenkins, free tickets required, however last-minute seating may be available. July 24, 7 a.m. Sons of Utah Pioneers "Sunrise Service," Tabernacle on Temple Square, free.

For more information, visit www.lds.org/events.

West Jordan Arena: July 21, 23 and 24, 8 p.m., Merrill Osmond's Youth Pioneer Pageant, $10-$20. The West Jordan Arena is located at 8030 S. 2200 West.

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