UV To Do: June 2016

Events Utah Valley Parade of Homes When: June 2–18 Where: Various locations in Utah Valley Cost: $15 Site: uvparade.com Utah Lake Festival When: June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Utah Lake State Park, 4400, West Center St. in Provo Cost: [...]

2016 Summer Fun Map to Summer Adventure in Utah Valley

Ditch the compass — this flowchart maps out 40 ideas to get your summer started off with a bang. High Adventure Adventure is out there, and your presence is requested. Pack up for a day or weekend trip for these four high adventure experiences. Breathe [...]

2016 Best of UV: Entertainment

Best Annual Local Event 1. Stadium of Fire 2. Strawberry Days, Pleasant Grove 3. Art City Days, Springville Best Art Museum 1. Springville Museum of Art 2. BYU Museum of Art 3. The Woodbury Art Museum Best Charitable Event 1. Timpanogos Storytelling [...]

UV To Do: April 2016

Events Lamb and Wool Festival When: April 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Cost: $7 Site: thanksgivingpoint.org Spring Fling at Hee Haw Farms When: April 7 – May 7 Where: Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove Cost: $6 Site: [...]

Weekend best bets (Jan. 29–31)

By Hunter Lock Are you stumped trying to find the perfect activity for you or your family this weekend? Look no further, because this weekend Utah Valley has a lot to offer in exciting and memorable activities for all ages. Here are our picks [...]

UV To Do: December 2015

Events Provo’s Lights On Ceremony When: Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Where: 351 W Center in Provo Cost: FREE Site: provo.org Sundance Author Series — Jane Hawking When: Dec. 12 at 12:45 p.m. Where: Sundance Mountain Resort, Redford Conference [...]

An imaginary interview with Norman Rockwell at BYU

The following is a humorous fictional interview with artist Norman Rockwell. Rockwell’s work will be on display, “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell​,” at the BYU Museum of Art from Nov. 20 until Feb. 13, [...]

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium needs help naming four baby penguins

Penguin Growth Timeline Day 15 – Too big for parents to sit on them Day 30 – Receive second set of feathers Day 45 – Chicks start exploring outside of their nest Day 56 – Chicks reach full-grown weight Day 75 – Chicks leave the nest [...]

Choose your own adventure in Santaquin

Originally attracting early pioneers to the area for its fertile soil, Santaquin is today recognized statewide as the Utah Farming Heritage District. This city might be small geographically, but it offers a long list of exciting things to do. Outdoor [...]

Choose your own adventure in Pleasant Grove

Away from the hum of the highway and the buzzing of the busy is Pleasant Grove, a haven in Utah County. It was settled in 1850 by travelers attracted to a grove of trees that offered temporary shelter and promise of rich soil — and today [...]

7 things Doug Witney wants you to know about Springville

Doug Witney knows the art of being a Springville man. He remembers picking fruit with his three brothers and parents at their orchard on Witney Lane, sledding down icy Mapleton Canyon, and graduating from Springville High School while it was [...]

UV To Do: May

Events Tulip Festival When: April 10 – May 9 from 9 a.m–8 p.m. (Closed Sundays) Where: Thanksgiving Point Gardens Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for children Site: thanksgivingpoint.org Hee Haw Farms Spring Fling When: April 6–May 9 Where: [...]

25 uniquely ‘Utah’ symbols, objects and places

When you hear “Utah,” what comes to mind first? UtahValley360.com has declared the 25 most identifiable objects, symbols and people most uniquely and synonymous with “Utah,” ranked here from least known objects up to [...]

10 local activities to make you forget its winter

Utah Januaries and Februaries can be downright dreary. Lack of sunshine and the post-holiday blues can have us dreaming of being anywhere but here. Fortunately, Utah Valley has some spots where you can leave your winter blues at the doorstep [...]

UV To Do: January 2015

Events Wedding Expo When: Jan. 10, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point Show Barn Cost: FREE for pre-registered brides and grooms, $5/ per person all others Site: thanksgivingpoint.org Utah International Auto Expo When: Jan. 16-19 Where: South [...]

UV To Do: December

Events Christmas Cruise When: Dec. 1-23 from 6:30–9 p.m. (Monday through Thursday), until 10 p.m. on Saturdays Where: CLAS Ropes Course Cost: $8 per person (Group rates available) Site: clasropes.com Joyful Noise When: Dec. 4-20 at 7:30 [...]

10 free-to-cheap ideas to fight young children blues this winter

It’s November, the first snow fell a few weeks ago, and already I can feel cabin fever setting in. Yesterday, for example, my 6-year-old broke a living room window by throwing his little sister’s purse in the air. How do you break a window [...]

Act fast: 5 can’t-miss LDS Church history artifacts to see this week

After nearly 30 years, 7 million visitors and more than 108 different exhibits, it’s time for a renovation of the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. The museum will be open through Sunday, Oct. 5 and close the next day for major [...]

Curious Business: 4 lessons you’ll be dying to learn at the Museum of Natural Curiosity

After 20 months of construction, the highly-anticipated Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point swung open its doors for curious guests on May 15, 2014, and has already earned its spot as the Best Utah Valley Museum by Utah Valley [...]

BYU Bean Museum reopening after 2 years with Boyd K. Packer Gallery

PROVO — It has been nearly two years since the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum at BYU has been open to the public, but on Saturday, June 7, the wait is over. In July 2012, the Bean Museum began expanding and renovating their home adding [...]