Weekend best bets: 5 events to hold onto summer


The Orem Owlz play on both Friday and Saturday night this weekend.

Summer is slipping away, but summer events are still in full swing. While you are winding down and getting ready to go back to school, hold on to your summer weekends in August with these Utah Valley events.

Orem Owlz

What’s more American than baseball? The Orem Owlz will be taking on Ogden this weekend and need your support. Get the whole family out to the ballpark and enjoy a weekend eating hot dogs and cheering on your Owlz!

When: Aug. 18 and 19 at 7:05 p.m.
Where: Orem Owlz Baseball, 970 West University Parkway
Cost: $5-$12
Site: milb.com

“Pillow Talk”

Brad Allen and Jan Morrow are taking on the Hale Center Theater stage. Watch as two neighbors meddle in each other’s lives. This romantic comedy will have you laughing all the way home. Ditch your pillow at home for “Pillow Talk.”

When: Aug. 11 – Sept. 23
Where: Hale Center Theater
Cost: $18-$24
Site: haletheater.org

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

The Orchard at University Place is the place to go for good music, fun and a little competition. Each night in the series there will be a band competing for the most fans at their performance. This week Sepia Ria will be competing and performing.

When: Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Orchard at University Place
Cost: FREE
Site: universityplaceorem.com

Girls with Confidence

This weekend girls rule. Join fashion stylist and image specialist Paige Sorensen, Tanlines Swim Owner Emily Smith and religious educator and EFY speaker Alyssa Edwards to discuss fashion, image and all things that come with being a woman. Speakers will share experiences to help inspire girls in the community to take on life with more confidence.

When: Aug. 19 from 5–7:30 p.m.
Where: Ivory Ridge Tennis Club
Cost: $10
Site: eventbrite.com

Geezerfest 2017

Jump back into the ’70s this weekend by listening to local bands play the best music from that time. This event is a entire day of getting groovy with the family.  There will be music, food trucks and so much psychedelic moments that you’ll want to break out the bell bottom pants you’ve been saving for the right moment.

When: Aug. 19 from 9:50 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Orem City Center Park
Cost: FREE
Site: facebook.com

Do you have a Utah Valley event you want to add to the calendar? Email us at news@utahvalley360.com.


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