Take the stairway to local Led Zeppelins; Strung up for Utah Valley hammocking

The Hale Center Theater Orem's production of "See How They Run" is a laugh-out-loud show. (Photo courtesy HCTO)

The Hale Center Theater Orem’s production of “See How They Run” is a laugh-out-loud show. (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:

“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

Utah Summer Hammock Festival 2016

String them up and climb on up. While there are only 150 spots for overnight hammock camping, the Friday and Saturday event includes outdoor adventures provided by CLAS Ropes Course, namely canoeing, rock wall, giant swing, volleyball, Spikeball and more.

When: Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. – Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.
Where: CLAS Ropes Course, 3606 W. Center St. in Provo
Cost: $14.99
Site: Facebook

Led Zeppelin Encounter

Climb the stairway to the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre and enjoy a “whole lotta love” on a beautiful fall evening. With 14 local musicians rocking out to Led Zeppelin’s legendary hits, it’s “over the hills and (not) far away” from a night full of fun. Plus, the program helps support the Made in Utah Music Foundation.

When: Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $25–$40 for adults; $20–$35 for children/seniors
Site: scera.org

Spanish Fork Farmer’s Market

It’s harvest time. Enjoy the freshness of the fall with off the tree and out of the ground fruits and vegetables at your local farmer’s market.

When: July 30 – Nov. 5 (Saturdays) from 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: 40 S. Main Street in Spanish Fork
Cost: FREE
Site: Facebook

Kenny Holland

Utahns will best know Kenny Holland from his lead role in the April release of the full-length feature film, “Saturday’s Warrior.” In the movie, Kenny played a singer, Jimmy Flinders, who was deciding between his growing career and family values — which isn’t too far from the pop artist’s life, at least the part about him traveling to perform.

When: Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
Where: Velour, 135 N. University Ave 
Cost: $15–$18
Site: ticketfly.com

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