UV To Do: Calendar Of Events For May 2019

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Whether you’re soaking up the last drops of spring or anxiously awaiting summer, Utah Valley events in May celebrate the transitionary time of year. To enjoy Utah Valley’s journey from spring to summer (or school to no school), mark your calendars for these May events.


Events

Hope of America is the first program as part of the American Freedom Festival in Provo, Utah. Elementary school students in Utah County sing patriotic songs in a performance at the BYU Marriott Center.

Sunday Concert Series

When: May 19, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Beehive Bazaar

When: May 2-4, 9-11
Where: The Bright Building, downtown Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: beehivebazaar.com

Hope of America

When: May 7-9 at 7:30
Where: BYU-Marriot Center
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Art Ball

When: May 11, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: $25 general admission presale, $35 at the door, $20 for students
Site: smofa.org

Spring Fling at Hee Haw Farms

When: April 18 – May 11
Where: Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove
Cost: $10
Site: heehawfarms.com

Tulip Festival

When: April 12 – May 4
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $15-25
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Caring for Your LawnClass

When: May 4, 10 a.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

Container Flower Design Class

When: May 11, 10 a.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

Dealing with Deer Class

When: May 18, 10 a.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

SCERA Cinema Classics

When: Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
May 7: “The Count of Monte Cristo”
May 14: “Sabrina”
May 21: “What About Bob”
May 28: “South Pacific”
Where: SCERA
Cost: $2
Site: scera.org


Theater

The SCERA Center presents Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida.” Photo Credit SCERA Facebook and Rachael Gibson.

“Aida”

When: April 12 – May 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $12-14
Site: scera.org

“Tuck Everlasting”

When: May 3 – June 15
Where: Hale Center Theatre Orem
Cost: $25-27
Site: haletheater.org

“Into The Woods Jr”

When: May 16-24
Where: Hale Center Theatre Orem
Cost: $8-10
Site: haletheater.org

“Glorious!” The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins”

When: May 2–25
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $14-16
Site: provo.org


Music

Sunday Concert Series

When: May 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Springville Art Museum
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

John Michael Montgomery with Josh Gracin

When: May 27 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $30-$45 for adults; $25-$40 for children
Site: scera.org


Dance

Evening of Dance

When: May 10-11
Where: Pardoe Theatre – Harris Fine Arts Center
Cost: $7-13
Site: arts.byu.edu

BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company European Pre-Tour Show

When: May 17
Where: de Jong Concert Hall – Harris Fine Arts Center
Cost: $7-13
Site: arts.byu.edu

Utah Metropolitan Ballet and Jacqueline’s School of Ballet present “Cinderella”

When: May 16–18 at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $8-12
Site: scera.org


Races


Sports

UVU baseball has eight home games in May. (Photo by Jay Drowns/UVU Marketing)

BYU Baseball

May 9-11: San Francisco, 6 p.m. and 1 p.m.

BYU Softball

May 1: University of Utah, 6 p.m.
May 6: Colorado State, 2:30 p.m.
May 7: Utah State, 6 p.m.

UVU Baseball

May 10-12: Sacramento State, 6 p.m., 2 p.m. and 12 p.m.
May 14: Washington State, 6 p.m.


Museums

On display now at the BYU Museum of Art is “Where the River Widens” by artist Danae Mattes. Photography by BYU Photo, used with permission.

95th Annual Spring Salon

When: April 24 – July 6
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

All Aboard!

When: March 6 – Sept. 21
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Magic and Machine: Fantasy and Sci-Fi Utah Art

When: Jan. 9 – Aug. 3
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Josie Bell: Shadow and Light

When: May 14 – June 22
Where: Woodbury Art Museum
Cost: FREE
Site: uvu.edu/museum

Danae Mattes: Where the River Widens

When: Dec. 7, 2018 – Oct. 19, 2019
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

Patrick Dougherty: Windswept

When: Dec. 7, 2018 – Oct. 19, 2019
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

After Promontory

When: March 29 – Oct. 5, 2019
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

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