Warm weather has finally found it’s way to Utah Valley — and it looks like it’s staying for good (fingers crossed)! Here are five weekend events to celebrate Mother Nature’s successful transition to warmer weather.
Best Women’s Expo Ever
The title “Best Women’s Expo Ever” may just be an understatement. With giveaways, a Disney vacation drawing contest and vendors in fashion, home decor, outdoor, crafts, nutrition and more, the expo is sure to be what women want.
When: April 27–28
Where: Utah Valley Convention Center
Enjoy a delicious sampling of appetizers with French, German and Hungarian flavors as you enjoy the lighter side of opera with scenes from “Candide,” “Merry Widow,” “Die Fledermaus” and more.
When: April 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Utah Valley University
Cost: $10 for students; $15 for the general public
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
7th Annual Pay It Forward 5K/1 Mile Challenge
This event is hosted by the Payson City Employee Wellness Committee to help Pay It Forward to the community. Each participant will receive a medal, certificate and get their name in a drawing.
When: April 28 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: 300 S. Main St., Payson
Dry Bar Comedy
Enjoy a night filled with laughter as Leanne Morgan and Lamuweri Guluka perform at the Dry Bar Comedy Club.
When: April 27 at 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Where: 295 W Center St., Provo
Refugee Awareness Night
It’s neighbors helping neighbors scenario. Besides meeting refugees, Steven J. Lund, executive director of Nourish the Children and vice chairman of the Board at Nu Skin, will be the keynote speaker for the Refugee Awareness Night. There will also be a silent auction, informational booths, cultural performances and inspiring refugee success stories. Read more here.
When: Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
Where: Provo Marriott Hotel, 101 W. 100 N. in Provo