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Weekend best bets: Color your life with Chalk the Block and UVUPhoria

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Locals and out-of-state visitors come to see street art at Chalk the Block at The Shops at Riverwoods. The event, which benefits Clear Horizons Academy, will welcome more than 200 artists this year to fill the shopping center with chalk art.

Locals and out-of-state visitors come to see street art at Chalk the Block at The Shops at Riverwoods. The event, which benefits Clear Horizons Academy, will welcome more than 400 artists this year to fill the shopping center with chalk art.

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:

Chalk the Block

Chalk up your life this weekend at the Shops at Riverwoods annual Chalk the Block™. The Shops at Riverwoods has invited artisans from a variety of mediums including a glass worker, potter, saddle maker, leather worker and more. Read more here.

When: Sept. 22–24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: The Shops at Riverwoods
Cost: FREE
Site: chalktheblock.net

UVUPHORIA with Jason Derulo, American Authors and Rachel Platten

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Utah Valley University, a star-studded lineup takes to the stage at Brent Brown Ballpark on Friday night. This is their celebrating song.

When: Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.
Where: Brent Brown Ballpark at UVU
Cost: $22.41–$78
Site: eventful.com

“Nunsense”

When a case of mistaken poisoning causes 52 sisters to pass away, the Little Sisters of Hoboken find themselves in dire need of funds for 52 of their fellow sisters’ burials. The sisters shoot for a Hail Mary of fundraising by planning a variety show. Let’s just say a bunch of nunsense ensues.

When: Sept. 16 – Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for children/seniors
Site: scera.org

Free Swap

The key word is free. People donate unwanted clothing, furniture, books, produce, etc. — and then shop for free amongst the unwanted items of their neighbors. Find out more on how to participate here.

When: Sept. 24
Where: Orem City Center Park Rotary Pavilion (on Center Street, between State Street and 400 East).
Cost: FREE
Site: Facebook

“See How They Run”

An American actor, an escaped con artist and two punctual vicars cross paths as they all dress up as clergyman. Who’s who? No one knows, but your side might ache from all the laughing from the Hale Center Theater Orem’s current comedy.

When: Aug. 12 – Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $17–23
Site: haletheater.org

Want more? Join our monthly email list. On the first week of each month we send out a list of can’t miss Utah Valley events.

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