PARADE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARADE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343225-77/team-parade-philadelphia-series.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343225-77/team-parade-philadelphia-series.html.csp">Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN CARLIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.135-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • A youth baseball team whose star pitcher appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated is getting the champion’s treatment as the city hosts a parade honoring the team’s appearance in the Little League World Series. The team is to travel about four miles by float from the downtown business district to a park in south Philadelphia during Wednesday’s parade. Along the parade route, there will be musical performances. The two-hour parade will be followed by a rally at the park. The Phi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432252014-08-27T23:28:58.135-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.135-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343225@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Photos: Phillip Phillips surprises Utah with a performance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58254373-223/phillips-ogden-phillip-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58254373-223/phillips-ogden-phillip-american.html.csp">Photos: Phillip Phillips surprises Utah with a performance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T17:11:42.23-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • American Idol winner Phillip Phillips was the surprise at the Pepsi’s Real Big Summer event here Saturday. Phillips, 23, took to a stage on 25th Street just hours after appearing in an Ogden parade and announcing the show.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254373@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:11:42 MDT Rolly: Mormon discount? When it comes to car rentals, faith matters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58245710-90/lake-event-salt-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58245710-90/lake-event-salt-com.html.csp">Rolly: Mormon discount? When it comes to car rentals, faith matters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By paul rolly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T07:32:03.473-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 07:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pastor Sheldon Bryan is preparing to take members of his two Salt Lake City Seventh-day Adventist congregations to Oshkosh, Wis., next week for the faith’s Pathfinder Camporee. When he took congregants to California for a churchwide event in March, he received a favorable rate from Budget Car Rentals in Salt Lake City in terms of tax breaks and a waiver of the extra fee for using multiple drivers. So he went back to Budget to rent two seven-passenger and two 12-passenger vans, letting the cler...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58245710@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:32:03 MDT Delight at Days of ‘47 parade, Native American celebration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216140-78/parade-celebration-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216140-78/parade-celebration-lake-salt.html.csp">Delight at Days of ‘47 parade, Native American celebration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T21:02:48.23-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; A gigantic roaring Tyrannosaurus rex pulling a handcart, a cartoon Elvis and a huge cherry pie collided with a Native American dance off in Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park Thursday, the meeting point for two major cultural events with ties to the founding of Utah. The Days of ‘47 parade, one of the nation’s largest, wound its way from Temple Square to Liberty Park on this Pioneer Day, which celebrates the Mormon pioneers who entered this valley in 1847. It included classic cars, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216140@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:02:48 MDT Pioneer Day events around Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191385-78/park-tickets-july-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191385-78/park-tickets-july-thursday.html.csp">Pioneer Day events around Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ana Daraban</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T14:47:41.004-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From parades and food to concerts and fireworks, Pioneer Day celebrations will take place all over Utah this week. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on. SALT LAKE COUNTY Youth Parade The annual youth parade, one of the largest in the country, kicks off the Days of ‘47 events. When • Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m.. Where • Parade starts at 600 East and 500 South. It travels west on 500 South to the City County Building and Washington Square. Brother Brigham’s Ball The fifth annual event wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191385@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:41 MDT Days of ‘47 Parade watchers start early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216887-78/parade-route-family-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216887-78/parade-route-family-lake.html.csp">Days of ‘47 Parade watchers start early</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T21:59:07.238-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As she drove to work Wednesday afternoon, Allie Crawford, 20, remembered thinking, “Why are they all facing the road and watching cars? What is this?” Crawford serves tea at the Tea Grotto at 401 E. 900 South, right along the route of the Days of ‘47 Parade that will pour through downtown Salt Lake City Thursday morning. Crawford had forgotten all about the parade, so it didn’t occur to her that the dozens of people lining the curb Wednesday afternoon had arrived early. Very early. The Salt La...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216887@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:59:07 MDT Days of ‘47 Parade: The show before the show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58219882-66/lake-parade-salt-callister.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58219882-66/lake-parade-salt-callister.html.csp">Days of ‘47 Parade: The show before the show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T11:05:33.357-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, where participants in the annual Days of ‘47 Parade wait for their turn to start on the route, the atmosphere Thursday morning was one of anticipation of a hot, taxing and fun day. “Having 40 pounds of dead weight on one shoulder is pretty grueling,” said Jackson Smith, 17, leader of the sousaphone section of the Davis High School marching band. For Alexis Callister, Miss Herriman, riding on a float can be tricky. “It is a rocky ride, a lot of stop-and-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58219882@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:05:33 MDT Bountiful’s Handcart Parade sets tone for Pioneer Day celebrations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58216145-200/parade-bountiful-handcart-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58216145-200/parade-bountiful-handcart-lake.html.csp">Bountiful’s Handcart Parade sets tone for Pioneer Day celebrations</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T10:54:11.118-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not the Days of ’47 Parade, but it’s close — in size, in theme, in location. It’s Handcart Days’ Grand Parade, and it took to the streets of Bountiful on Wednesday evening. The 64th annual event featured some 85 entries, many with Mormon pioneer and Western themes, as it paraded down Bountiful’s Main Street from 1500 South to 400 North, then west to 100 West. The Davis County community’s celebration stretched into Wednesday night with a city-sponsored fireworks show at Mueller Park Junior H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216145@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:54:11 MDT Letter: We won’t be at this parade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215286-82/lake-salt-parade-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215286-82/lake-salt-parade-state.html.csp">Letter: We won’t be at this parade</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:10:01.382-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the 24th of July, the state of Utah will celebrate the settling of the Salt Lake Valley. After months of trudging across the plains to escape injustice, facing famine and death along the way, the Mormon pioneers gazed across the valley as Brigham Young famously declared, “This is the place.” But is it the place for everyone? The theme of this year’s Pioneer Day is “Pushing Toward Our Future,” but as we so often see with regards to civil rights in this country, it seems as though history is re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215286@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:10:01 MDT Video: Anatomy of a Days of ’47 Parade float http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58217042-78/float-lake-salt-cherry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58217042-78/float-lake-salt-cherry.html.csp">Video: Anatomy of a Days of ’47 Parade float</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T19:16:15.739-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Late last year, the LDS Church assigned the Salt Lake Bonneville Stake, among dozens of others, to design and construct a float for the 2014 Days of ’47 Parade with the theme, “Pioneers Pushing Towards the Future.” Video producer Mike Stack was asked to document the process from design to finished product. Scores of artists, engineers, painters, and builders donated endless hours to build their entry. It features a giant rotating cherry pie, an old-fashioned grandma, whose rolling pin spins as w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217042@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:16:15 MDT Photo gallery: Days of ’47 Youth Parade marches through Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195706-78/lake-parade-salt-500.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195706-78/lake-parade-salt-500.html.csp">Photo gallery: Days of ’47 Youth Parade marches through Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T09:32:29.422-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Days of ’47 Youth Parade marched its way through downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. The parade included marching bands, floats, performing groups and a lot of children. It started at 600 East 500 South, marched west on 500 South and ended at Washington Square, where the Days of ’47 Family Festival was taking place. For more information on other Days of ’47 events, go to www.daysof47.com.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195706@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:32:29 MDT Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58188013-223/saturday-admission-information-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58188013-223/saturday-admission-information-www.html.csp">Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:25:01.609-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here. Days of ‘47 Youth Parade and Family Festival • The annual Youth Parade and Family Festival take place in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. For more information on Days of ‘47 events, go to www.daysof47.com. When and where: • Youth Parade begins 10 a.m. Saturday at 600 East and 500 South and goes west to 500 South...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:25:01 MDT Murray Fun Days’ appeal keeps pulling people back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149640-78/murray-parade-fun-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149640-78/murray-parade-fun-kids.html.csp">Murray Fun Days’ appeal keeps pulling people back</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T20:50:16.166-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 08:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray • Even before Miss Murray McCall Gray recited the pledge of allegiance to begin a Fourth of July sunrise service Friday, Murray Park was abuzz with activity. People had staked out all the prime parade-viewing spots along the road that cuts through the picturesque park flanking a verdant stretch of Little Cottonwood Creek, majestic cottonwood trees providing sought-after shade on a hot morning. Other folks lined up in front of Pavilion 5, where the Murray Lions Club was cooking more than ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149640@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 20:50:16 MDT