SPONSORED: UVRMC Community Fall Fair commemorates 75th anniversary

[pullquote] Community Fall Fair Where: Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo -South of the hospital, 940 north in the parking lot When: Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Cost: Free everything [/pullquote] When Utah Valley residents needed a hospital in the mid-1930s, they rallied around the fundraising efforts and raised the […]

Utah Valley calendar of events for July and August

Art Now–July 6 90th Annual Spring Salon Art Show, Springville Museum of Art, hours vary, free. smofa.org Now–July 26 Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Southwestern Art and Early Modernism, Museum of Art, BYU, hours vary, free. moa.byu.edu Now–July 27 City Wide Art Showcase, Covey Center for the Arts, free. provo.org Now–Aug. 9 Art of Our Century & […]

Freedom Festival (INFOGRAPHIC)

Each year Utah County residents have a day full of events to celebrate the Fourth of July. Get ready for the sun-up to sun-down events on Friday, July 4 with this infographic. Learn more about the Freedom Festival schedule here.

7 tender lessons from Book of Mormon fathers

In Latter-day Saint doctrine, a father’s purpose is to preside over, provide for and protect his family. But the best fathers do that and more. In this most important of male roles, fathers have good models to look to in the Book of Mormon. Here’s a look at seven tender fathers who show modern-day dads what […]

About Town: Calendar of events for May and June 2014

As the weather warms and the sun comes out, there is more time for fun and entertainment. Here’s a list of what is happening in Utah Valley during the next two months. Art Now-July 6 90th Annual Spring Salon Art Show, Springville Museum of Art, hours vary, free. www.smofa.org Now–Aug. 9 E.G. Sarah O’Donnell: The […]

10 things Utah Valley residents need to know right now

By Chelsea Adams It’s finally Friday. The weekend is mere hours away. Here are 10 things you simply must know before you start your weekend. 1. Rise and shout the Cougars are out BYU men’s basketball team enters the West Coast Conference tournament in Las Vegas as a No. 2 seed. They play Saturday at […]

22 ‘sneak-peek’ pics of new Thanksgiving Point Museum

Thanksgiving Point invited UtahValley360.com to a sneak peek of the soon-to-be-opened Museum of Natural Curiosity. We were pretty curious ourselves as to what we would find in the 45,000 square feet of interactive exhibits — and CEO Mike Washburn more than satisfied our curiosity as he guided us through charming “Kidopolis,” a watery Utah desert […]

Alphabet loop: The ‘A to Zion’ St. George guide

We’ve seen commercials during BYU basketball games encouraging trips to Southern Utah with its slogan of “A to Zion.” Now we’re putting the motto to the test in our 2014 St. George Guide. Consider this the Utah Valley Magazine version of travel Scrabble.   A= Ancestor Square Located in the heart of St. George, Ancestor Square combines […]

The 50 coolest Mormon men alive today

If Mormons were to pick a delegation of 50 men to represent the church’s “cool factor” to a world-wide audience, who would make the list? Here is a modest proposal. Who are we missing?

Best of First Presidency Christmas Devotionals Past

In anticipation of the 2013 Christmas Devotional (tonight at 6 p.m. MST) we’re taking a look at devotionals past. Here are some of our favorite moments — the musical and the magical.  2009 In the middle of the 2009 devotional, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir hit a home run. Its performance of “O Holy Night” gave […]

Weekend best bets (Nov. 8-10)

It’s the weekend at last. Don’t get caught stuck on the couch when there are so many activities happening around Utah Valley. Here are five events sure to liven up your weekend: 1. Beyond 5 CD Release Concert After their goodwill Asia tour in August, Beyond 5 is finally making their debut in America. Beyond […]

Pieces of ‘Ender’s Game’ comes to BYU’s library

This weekend, fans will crowd movie theaters to see “Ender’s Game,” a film adaptation of the science fiction novel written by Orson Scott Card. Serious fans, however, are already starting to crowd another place — the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library — to get a closer look at the evolution of “Ender’s Game.” […]

Trick-or-treat timeline

On Oct. 31, your little ghouls and boys will be twitching (probably from a sugar rush) to start ringing doorbells. There might not be any rigid trick-or-treating rules, but here’s our hourly guide to avoid the worst of the trick-or-treating threats.   2-3 p.m. School’s out The bell rings and costumed kids head home to […]

Hale Center Theater brings Brooklyn life to Orem

If you want to get a feel for life in New York City, you don’t have to go too far. “In the Heights,” a musical directed by Chris Clark, is now on stage at Hale Center Theater in Orem for the first time in Utah County. “In the Heights” spans three days of community life […]

Weekend best bets (Aug. 30-Sept. 2)

It’s the weekend at last. Don’t get caught stuck on the couch when there are so many activities happening around Utah Valley. Here are five events sure to liven up your weekend: 1. Timpanogos Storytelling Festival All across the land, or at least in Utah County, people are coming to hear the tales of the […]

The UV bucket list: Conquering Utah Valley’s 10 must-dos

To-do lists bring to mind chores, work and errands. Whereas, a bucket list is a fun list to complete. We’ve combed through all of Utah County to find the most popular activities from Alpine to Woodland Hills. Whether you are a day-tripper or a lifetime local, these 10 hotspots are a must.    

Weekend best bets (July 26-28)

July is quickly fading into August which means a lot of events in Utah Valley are wrapping up. Here are some family friendly activities from right here in Utah Valley that are coming to an end and you don’t want to miss. 1. Free Friend Friday Throughout July, Thanksgiving Point has had a buy one get […]

About Town

The temperatures are rising and so is your list of ‘must-attend’ By Madison Beckstead, utahvalley360.com ART Now — May 26 Joe Flores, Cover Center for the Arts (Secured Gallery), Monday — Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. www.coveycenter.org   Now — July 3 87th Annual Spring Salon, Springville […]

Scream & Shout, School Is Out! Be The Best You!

2929 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi • (800) 989-3309 barbarabjones.com Summer doesn’t have to be about lazy days and lazy habits. World-renowned image and happiness expert Barbara Barrington Jones can ensure your daughter’s summer is a turning point in her developing a mind for service and a heart for the world. “Young women need strong self […]

About Town

March into spring by marking your calendar By Madison Beckstead, utahvalley360.com Now — March 25 39th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show, Springville Museum of Art, free. www.smofa.org   Now — May 7 Carl Bloch: The Master’s Hand, BYU Museum of Art, free. www.smofa.org   Now — April 1, 2012 BYU Beneath Your Feet, […]

About Time

The January ‘blahs’ need not apply in Utah County By Heather Wrigley, utahvalley360.com Now — Jan. 27 Comfort and Joy: Featuring work by the Gomm Stained Glass Studios and friends, Covey Center for the Arts. www.coveycenter.org   Now — Jan. 30 4th Annual Utah Valley K — 12 Educators Show, Springville Museum of Art, free. […]

Legends Never Die

utahvalley360.com ‘The Legend of Timpanogos’ dances at the Covey Center for the Arts Feb. 25-27 “When I heard the story, I would see a beautiful ballet in my mind,” says Jacqueline Colledge, choreographer. “The story came to life.” Said story is “The Legend of Timpanogos,” and Jacqueline brought her vision to life with authentic Native […]

About Town

Compiled by Alyssa Sharp Art Ongoing American Dreams: Selected Works from the Museum’s Permanent Collection of American Art, BYU Museum of Art, Museum Hours, Free, Visit: moa.byu.edu Ongoing Mirror Mirror: Contemporary Portraits and the Fugitive Self, BYU Museum of Art, Museum Hours, Free, Visit: moa.byu.edu Ongoing Types and Shadows: Imitations of Divinity, BYU Museum of […]

Staying Alive

utahvalley360.com ‘Disco Inferno’ plays at the SCERA Jan. 8 – 16 Break out the platform shoes, bellbottom pants and afro wigs, because disco is back in style — well, at least for eight nights at the SCERA Center for the Arts. “Disco Inferno,” a fun-filled musical featuring popular ’70s songs, takes place in London in […]

About Town

Mark your calendars for date night, family night By utahvalley360.com Dinosnorzz November 13 – 14 Ben Stiller (“Night at the Museum”) may not be the nighttime security guard, but that doesn’t stop Thanksgiving Point’s dinosaur museum from coming to life for Dinosnorzz — a spend-the-night activity for children ages 3 and up to explore the […]

Holiday Calendar

Mark your calendars for date night, family night By utahvalley360.com With Eyes All Aglow November 27 The streetlights are dimmed, so only the night’s stars illuminate Spanish Fork’s Main Street as a rush of excitement blows through the crowd. The music starts, which marks the beginning of the Spanish Fork and Salem Chamber of Commerce’s […]

About town

Mark your calendars for date night family night   July 17 Voice of Polynesia Enjoy the summer air at the beautiful Tahitian Noni Gardens as you explore Polynesian culture with the Voice of Polynesia dance studio. The group, created in 2007, focuses on Tahitian and Hawaiian dance techniques as well as drum and ukulele instruction. […]

About Town

Mark your calendars for date night, family night By utahvalley360.com Fly away hit April 8 Windward Theatricals, a national touring company, is bringing the Tony Award winning musical production “Bye Bye Birdie” to Provo. After teenage heartthrob Conrad Birdie gets drafted, teenagers across America go crazy! On the verge of losing his job, Conrad’s songwriter, […]

Utah Valley: In Focus

Since the first photographic image was created in 1814, photographs have exposed us to ideas, faraway places and fascinating people. Pictures serve as memories of times past, creating a landmark for future comparisons. Here are 15 views that define our valley — then and now. Building on Tradition   L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold […]