It’s the weekend at last. Don’t get caught stuck on the couch when there are so many activities happening around Utah Valley. Here are five events sure to liven up your weekend.
1. BYU Football
The long wait for football season is nearly over, so to help you get past the last few weeks, BYU football is holding a free scrimmage Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Maybe a little in-house scrimmage will hold you over until the season officially begins on Aug. 31. The scrimmage starts at 10 a.m.
2. Alpine Days
Alpine is wrapping up their week of festivities with a full weekend schedule. On Friday, mutton busting begins at 7 p.m. and the rodeo events start at 7:30 p.m. There is also a youth dance at Creekside Park from 8:30-11 p.m. Saturday is loaded with events including a pancake breakfast, 5K run, pig wrestling, parade, fireworks and more. Learn more about Alpine Days events here.
3. Back to School Fashion Show
With just over a week before Utah schools begin their classes, University Mall is hosting a back to school fashion show. Come see what this year’s style is going to be and get some of that back to school shopping done that you’ve been putting off. The Back to School Fashion Show is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the University Mall.
4. Lindon Days
As Lindon Days comes to an end, there will be games and contests filling up the last hours of celebration on Saturday. There will be a pie eating contest, Twister contest, three-legged race and many more activities to entertain the whole family. Activities start at different times throughout the day, so visit lindondays.org to get more information.
5. “The Scarlet Pimpernel”
Stop by the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre to see one of the original stage heros. Sir Percy Blakeney will adorn his disguise as the Scarlet Pimpernel to take on the French revolutionaries during the Reign of Terror in France. The SCERA play supervisors have packed this musical with great music and choreography. Tickets are $10-14 for adults and $8-12 for children and students. Visit scera.org for more information.