UV To Do: October 2019

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The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting longer. Trade-in those flip-flops and shorts for scarves and boots and mark your calendar with these October Utah Valley events. 

Events

The Sundance Resort ski lift is open for scenic rides through Oct. 6, 2019. (Photo by Rebecca Lane/UV360)

Cornbelly’s

  • When: Sept. 27 – Nov. 2 (Closed Sundays)
  • Where: Thanksgiving Point
  • Cost: $13.95 on weekdays and $19.95 on weekends
  • Site: cornbellys.com

Fall Festival

Scenic Lift Rides

  • When: Sept. 3 – Oct. 6 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Where: Sundance
  • Cost: $20 for adults
  • Site: sundanceresort.com

Hope and Healing Festival

  • When: Oct. 10-11
  • Where: Health and Justice Building, 151 S. University Ave., Ste. 1600 in Provo
  • Cost: Varies
  • Site: cjcprovo.com

Rowley’s Red Barn Fall Activities

  • When: Sept. 27 – Oct. 30 (Mondays – Fridays 3:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:30 a.m.–8:45 p.m.) 
  • Where: Rowley’s Red Barn in Santaquin
  • Cost: $9 on weekdays and $12 on weekends 
  • Site: rowleysredbarn.com

Hee Haw Farms

  • When: Sept. 27 – Nov. 2 (Monday- Thursday 4–9 p.m., Fridays 4 p.m.- 10p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m.–10 p.m.)
  • Where: Hee Haw Farms, 150 S. 2000 West, Pleasant Grove
  • Cost: $11 for general admission
  • Site: heehawfarms.com

Jaker’s Jack-O-Lanterns

  • When: Sept. 28 – Oct. 31 (Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – Dark.)
  • Where: Harward Farms, 950 W. 400 S. Springville
  • Cost: $4 for general admission
  • Site: harwardfarms.com/jakers

Halloween Cruise

  • When: Oct. 3–31 (weeknights 6:30–9 p.m., weekends 6:30–10 p.m.)
  • Where: CLAS Ropes Course, 3606 W. Center St. in Provo
  • Cost: $8 per person
  • Site: clasropes.com

The Pumpkin Train 

  • When: Select dates through Oct. 3-30 (4 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.) 
  • Where: Heber Valley Railroad
  • Cost: $15 general admission; $3 for toddlers
  • Site: hebervalleyrr.org

Scarecrow Festival

  • When: Oct. 14–19 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point Gardens
  • Cost: $20 for adults; $15 for children
  • Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Halloween Lift Rides

  • When: Oct. 17–31 (Weekdays 7–10 p.m., weekends 7–11 p.m.)
  • Where: Sundance
  • Cost: $25 for adults; $22 for children 
  • Site: sundanceresort.com

Lore – Magical World

  • When: Sept. 6– Nov. 3 from 6:30–8 p.m.
  • Where: Evermore Park, 382 South Evermore Lane in Pleasant Grove
  • Cost: $24 on Mondays; $29 on weekends
  • Site: evermore.com

Purify Wellness Center Grand Opening in Pleasant Grove 

  • When: Oct. 10– 12
  • Where: Purify Wellness Center 1064 S. North County Blvd. 
  • Cost: Free
  • Site: purifywellnesscenter.com

Haunted Houses

The Haunted Forest in American Fork holds auditions for all of their workers. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

Haunted Forest

  • When: Sept. 13 – Oct. 31 (Monday–Thursday from 7:30–10 p.m.; Friday–Saturday from 7:30 p.m. –midnight)
  • Where: 6000 W. 6400 N. in American Fork
  • Cost: $25–$30
  • Site: hauntedutah.com

Insanity Point

  • When: Oct. 4–28 (Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays)
  • Where: Thanksgiving Point
  • Cost: $21.90–27.90 general admission
  • Site: insanitypoint.com

Theater

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens up the 2019-2020 indoor season at the SCERA Center for the Arts.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

  • When: Sept 13 – Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Scera Center for the Arts
  • Cost: $14 for adults; $12 for children
  • Site: scera.org

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”

  • When: Sept. 27– Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. with matinee at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on select days
  • Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
  • Cost: $25–27 for adults; $19–$21 for children
  • Site: haletheater.org

“Junie B. Jones: The Musical”

  • When: Oct. 14 – Nov. 1 (Mondays & Fridays at 7:30 p.m.)
  • Where: SCERA
  • Cost: $6 for adults and $4 for children 
  • Site: scera.org

“A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody ”

  • When: Sept. 19–Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Covey Center for the Arts
  • Cost: $16–$14
  • Site: provo.org

Music

The Utah Symphony will participate in the inaugural season of the Noorda Center at UVU on October 17.

Utah Valley Symphony Favorites 

  • When: Oct. 24–25 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Covey Center for the Arts
  • Cost: $12–$15
  • Site: utahvalleysymphony.org

BYU Spectacular- Ben Rector with Hilary Weeks   

  • When: Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 18 at 10:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Marriott Center Provo
  • Cost: $12–$130 
  • Site: tickets.byu.edu

Thomas Hampson & Luca Pisaroni “No Tenors Allowed”

  • When: Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: de Jong Concert Hall BYU 800 E Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84602
  • Cost: $10–$40
  • Site: byutickets.com

Utah Symphony 

  • When: Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 18 at 10:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Noorda Theater Faculty Annex, Orem, UT 84097
  • Cost: $10–$69
  • Site: utahsymphony.org

Dance

Thriller Odyssey Dance Theatre

  • When: Oct. 8–10, 11-12 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
  • Where: Covey Center for the Arts
  • Cost: $25–$30
  • Site: Odysseydance.com

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets in Utah continue into the fall season and bring locally sourced produce and crafts.

Spanish Fork Farmer’s Market

  • When: July 27 – Oct. 26 (Saturdays) from 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Where: 40 S Main St. in Spanish Fork
  • Cost: FREE
  • Site: Facebook

LaVell Edwards Stadium Farmers Market

  • When: Thursday evenings from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Where: LaVell Edwards Stadium parking lot
  • Cost: FREE
  • Site: Facebook

Sunset Farmers Market 

  • When: Aug. 23- Oct. 11 (Every Friday from 5–9p.m
  • Where: University Mall
  • Cost: $10- $40
  • Site: sunsetfarmersmarkets.com

Races

The Haunted Halloween Half has runners wear costumes during the race.

Oct. 26: Haunted Halloween Half, 5K & Kid’s Run (Provo)

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