Sun or snow — we never know what we’ll get in Utah Valley — here are five weekend events taking place in Utah Valley’s backyard.
Hailing from Holland, beautiful tulips flood the Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point welcoming spring to the valley. This Instagram-worthy experience leaves attendees speechless with 280,000 tulips in many varieties all placed in themed gardens.
When: April 13 – May 5
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $20 general admission; $15 for children ages 3-12
You Got This!
An interfaith women’s conference titled “You Got This!” is bringing together speakers and attendees with various backgrounds and experiences to find connection and to help us face common challenges. The keynote is Kristina Kuzmic, known online as the Truth Bomb Mom. Learn more here.
When: April 14 at 9 a.m.
Where: UCCU Center
When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a crime, she is placed in the witness protection program in an unlikely place — a convent. The show follows Deloris on her journey to protect her life and save the financially struggling convent. Read more about the SCERA’s production here.
When: April 13 – May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $14 for adults; $12 for children/seniors
Disney star meet and greet
This one’s for the kids. Disney channel enthusiasts have a chance to meet Disney star Ethan Wacker on Satuday. Wacker, known for his role as Bernie on Disney’s “Bizaardvark,” will greet fans and sign autographs. Then guests can enjoy the gaming trucks, take a virtual reality tour, take pictures in the photo booths and more.
When: April 14 from 1–3 p.m.
Where: Outlets at Traverse Mountain
Site: Facebook event
Unto One of the Least of These
Acting UP!, the SCERA’s award-winning high school company, is performing its free musical fireside on Sunday. The fireside includes uplifting quotes, scriptures and a variety of songs from musicals, choral pieces, sacred works and children’s songs.
When: April 15 at 7 p.m.