08172017

Eclipse tips for travelers and homebodies

Brigham Young University in Provo usually gets the most attention, but this weekend, the nation will turn their heads toward the home of BYU-Idaho as one of the best cities for viewing the 2017 total solar eclipse. Aug. 21 marks the first solar [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley weekend events

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. “Pillow Talk” Brad Allen [...]

Utah-Tube: GENTRI encourages being ‘The One’ in new video shot in India

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio released a new video called “One” about the lessons they learned in India about the power and influence of “The One.” “It only takes one life to make a difference,” trio member [...]

New York Times shares ‘Unusually Popular Summer Travel Spots for Each State’

Utahns love to travel to Tonga, according to a Facebook study. The data was based off of where people “check in” on Facebook when they are traveling abroad during the summer since 2012. The New York Times wrote that this unusually [...]

UV To Do: Utah Valley calendar of events for August 2017

School is right around the corner. Make the most of the rest of your summer by marking these Utah Valley events in your calendar. Events Alpine Days When: Aug. 4–12 Where: Alpine Cost: Varies Site: alpinedays.org Salem Days When: Aug. [...]

Lindon Days celebration ‘Dares to Dream’ with boat races, fishing and a car show

Lindon residents are daring to dream at this year’s Lindon Day celebration held Aug. 7–12. The theme for this year’s weeklong celebration is “Dare to Dream.” Heath Bateman, Lindon City Parks and Recreation director, [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 events to welcome August

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. Rooftop Concert Series The first [...]

SCERA brings a taste of Scotland to Utah County with ‘Brigadoon’

Over the mountains and through the mist a mysterious town called Brigadoon appears once every 100 years. And instead of landing in Scotland this time around, the city is landing in Orem, Utah at the SCERA. Director Jerry Elison once again returns [...]

Salem Days seeks to involve community with annual summer festival

Variety and involvement are the two words that best describe the goals of Salem Days this year. The Salem City Mayor Randy Brailsford asked for Salem Days to hold a range of activities that appeal to and involve all the people who live in [...]

Alpine’s Bridle Up Hope hosts 1st annual Hope Trail Ride

Bridle Up Hope will be hosting their 1st annual Hope Trail Ride this Saturday, Aug. 5. Alpine Days and Bridle Up Hope will be sponsoring this event for the community. Bridle Up Hope is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was started in 2013 [...]

Utah-Tube: Utah couple ‘Goes the Distance’ with ‘Moana’ and ‘Hercules’ mashup

Utah husband and wife duo Scott and Ryceejo Shattuck are stepping it up a notch when it comes to Disney mashups. The duo released their tenth a cappella video on YouTube yesterday where they performed a mashup of Disney’s “Moana” [...]

Utah-Tube: Dahlia Row flips Sinatra classic to fit ‘La La Land’ style

A childhood memory and modern-day hit film collided as Dahlia Row released its newest song, Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon” with a “La La Land” twist. The Payson-based acoustic trio made up of Becky Foster, [...]

ICYMI: Elizabeth Smart film coming in November; Eagle Mountain 3-year-old dies after SUV runs her over

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are a few stories you’ll want to catch up on. Elizabeth Smart film coming in November Elizabeth Smart is co-producing a film depicting her abduction in 2002, reported The Salt [...]

Coming and going: Movies and shows on Netflix in August 2017

Utah clean comedy fans might recognize one name on Netflix’s upcoming shows list for August. BYU graduate Ryan Hamilton joins the line of stand-up comedians on Netflix with an hour-long routine called “Happy Face.” Hamilton [...]

Two rodeos shine at Santaquin Orchard Days — one cute, one competitive

Santaquin residents will celebrate their city with a little western flair beginning this weekend. Santaquin Orchard Days begins at 8 a.m. on July 29 with an official raising of the American flag and a speech from Mayor Kirk Hunsaker. The western [...]

Highland celebrates 40 years with the Highland Fling Ruby Jubilee

Rubies are a city’s best friend this year as Highland celebrates its 40th Anniversary with their Scottish-themed Ruby Jubilee Highland Fling. “We are calling it that because the ruby is the 40th anniversary gemstone,” said [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 events to soak up the last weekend in July

Summer is halfway over in Utah Valley, but things are just heating up. Make the most of your July weekends by marking these Utah Valley events in your calendar. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” The Sundance Theatre [...]

LDS teen advances to the live show on ‘America’s Got Talent’ with another emotional song

In another emotional performance, 13-year-old Evie Clair performed once again on “America’s Got Talent” and was advanced to the live show for her special performance. The LDS girl from Florence, Arizona performed the song [...]

6 places to celebrate Pioneer Day in Utah Valley

The 24th of July marks the day Utah was settled. In 1847, Mormon pioneers arrived in Salt Lake Valley. Here’s how you can celebrate Utah’s birthday in Utah Valley: Temple to Temple Run Lace up your shoes in the morning and do what [...]

Spanish Fork names Leonard and Loa Ellis as grand marshals for Fiesta Days Grand Parade

Fiesta Days Grand Parade When: Monday, July 24 at 9 a.m. Where: Center St. and Main St. in Spanish Fork (see map here) Cost: FREE Site: spanishfork.org Loa Ellis has always had an appreciation for the Fiesta Days celebration. In fact, her [...]