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First Latter-Day Expo offers peek at new products

Published: Monday, Aug. 4 2014 12:57 p.m. MDT

Updated: Monday, Aug. 4 2014 12:57 p.m. MDT

The first Latter-Day Expo will be held Aug. 9.

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SANDY — The first Latter-Day Expo offers a peek at a first edition of the Book of Mormon and some of the new Mormon-themed products that will be available later this year and in 2015.

Also at the Latter-Day Expo on Saturday, Aug. 9, will be musical artists and other speakers who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and, according to a news release, there will be screenings of soon-to-be released movies.

About 60 vendors will be at the expo, with products to sample or buy. The music artists include The Jets, Daniel Beck, Nashville Tribute Band vocalist Jason Deere, Cherie Call and Sam Payne, along with guests like Sistas in Zion bloggers Tamu Smith and Zandra Vranes; Garrett Batty, the writer/director of “The Saratov Approach”; and Hank Smith, a youth speaker and author.

The movie screenings include “Beyond the Farthest Star,” “The Saratov Approach” and “Wayward.”

The Latter-Day Expo, sponsored by the LDS Booksellers Association and YourLDSMusicstore.com, is on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State, Sandy.

Tickets are $8 at the door or $6 in advance at Latterdayexpo.com.

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