Whether you're a cat-lover, crafter or foodie, this weekend is your time. Here are a few things going on this weekend to mark on your calendar.
Craft Lake City
Whether you're a Pinterest junkie, DIY-er or just like to see others' talents, Craft Lake City is the place for you. The three-day festival will feature 250 local artisans, DIY engineers, vintage vendors and craft food creators, according to the event's website. It takes place Aug. 11, 5-10 p.m.; Aug. 12, noon-10 p.m.; and Aug. 13, noon-7 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, $5 (craftlakecity.com).
Cat Days of Summer Adoption Fest
If you're obsessed with Garfield, Grumpy Cat, "Cats" the musical or Hello Kitty, then maybe it's time to check out the real thing, or even adopt a feline friend for yourself.
Best Friends Animal Society of Utah is hosting the Cat Days of Summer Adoption Fest, which brings together multiple local animal shelters and rescue groups with the common goal of helping dozens of cats and kittens find a new home. It takes place Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Gateway, 90 S. Rio Grande St., free admission, adoption fees start at $10 (utah.bestfriends.org/catdays).
Have a heyday at Hay Day at Thanksgiving Point, where you can learn about agriculture and where food comes from. Activities are Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Farm Country, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $8, free for children ages 2 and younger and members (801-768-2300 or thanksgivingpoint.org).
Wasatch International Food Festival
Food, glorious food — if that exclamation from the Wasatch International Food Festival doesn't bring out your cravings, nothing will. The second Wasatch International Food Festival "celebrates haute cuisine, street food and everything in between," according to the website, and takes place Aug. 18, 5-10 p.m., and Aug. 19, noon-8 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, $5 (foodfestutah.org).
'La La Land: The Return of the Movie Musical'
From "La La Land" to "Moana" to "Beauty and the Beast," catch songs from some of your favorite movie musicals in Layton on Aug. 13, 7 p.m., Ed Kenley Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, free (801-546-8575 or davisarts.org).