Weekend best bets: Stealing away American Fork Steel Days; masquerade train

"Peter Pan" is showing at the Hale Center Theater Orem through August. (Photo courtesy HCTO)

“Peter Pan” is showing at the Hale Center Theater Orem through August. (Photo courtesy HCTO)

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:

“Peter Pan”

How do you get to Neverland? You go to the Hale Center Theater Orem’s production of “Peter Pan,” of course. Join the Lost Boys along with Captain Hook and his pirate crew in a Neverland adventure. Who says you ever have to grow up?

When: June 16–Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $17–23
Site: haletheater.org

American Fork Steel Days

There are a variety of activities with American Fork Steel Days this year. Start off your Friday night with a movie in the park, “Minions.” Then spend your Saturday taking a garden tour, attending the parade and enjoying a picnic in the park.

When: July 5–9
Where: American Fork
Cost: Varies by activity
Site: steeldaysaf.com

Masquerade Train

“Masquerade, paper faces on a train!” The two-hour train ride includes music from the “Phantom of the Opera,” games and prizes. Attendees are encouraged to dress up.

When: July 8 at 7 p.m.
Where: Heber Valley Railroad
Cost: $15
Site: hebervalleyrr.org

“Footloose: The Musical”

“If you need a hero” and are looking to cut loose, then the SCERA’s cast of “Footloose” wants you to join their dance. Join Ren and Ariel in their rebellious fight against the town law prohibiting dancing. Read a preview of the show here.

When: July 1–16 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $12–$16 for adults; $10–$14 for children
Site: scera.org

Orem Owlz vs. Idaho Falls

Take me out to the ball game. It doesn’t matter which night you are feeling the seventh inning stretch — the Orem Owlz play against Idaho Falls every night this weekend.

When: July 8-9 at 7:05 p.m. and July 10 at 4:05 p.m.
Where: Brent Brown Ballpark in Orem
Cost: $5–$12
Site: milb.com

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