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Broadway star Laura Osnes returns to Utah stage; Utah County Fair finishes out the summer

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Laura Osnes and Mark Masri will perform with the Utah Valley Symphony at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy SCERA)

Laura Osnes and Mark Masri will perform with the Utah Valley Symphony at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy SCERA)

From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality events happening around Utah Valley. Here are five of our picks for the upcoming weekend:

Utah County Fair

Close out summer with one last fair. Start up the monster trucks, call in the reptile display and prepare to be hypnotized (really, Hypno Hick will perform on the fair stage).

When: Aug. 17–20
Where: Spanish Fork Fairgrounds
Cost: Varies by event
Site: utahcountyfair.org

Laura Osnes and Mark Masri with the Utah Valley Symphony

Broadway star Laura Osnes has the glass slipper that fits Utah County. Osnes, who performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in the 2015 Pioneer Day concert, has been in multiple Broadway shows including “Cinderella,” “Grease” and more. Mark Masri, a classically trained crossover tenor, will join Osnes and the Utah Valley Symphony for the performance.

When: Aug. 20 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $20–$35 for adults; $15–$30 for children/seniors
Site: scera.org

 

BYU women’s volleyball: Blue vs. White

Cougar fans, it’s time! That time being the start of fall sports, and the BYU women’s volleyball team is kicking off the season with an in-squad competition between the Blue and White teams.

When: Saturday, Aug. 20 at 1 p.m.
Where: BYU Smith Fieldhouse
Cost: FREE
Site: byucougars.com

Happy Valley Derby Darlins: HVDD vs. Ladies of the Lake

The Utah Valley belles of the roller derby skate off at the Shove Shack. Move outside of the box and into the rink for sports fandom this weekend.

When: Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Shove Shack in Lindon
Cost: $10
Site: happyvalleyderbydarlins.com

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