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Weekend Express: Top 9 events happening in Utah

Published June 28, 2013 12:11 pm

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Warped Tour • For it's 19th incarnation, the Vans Warped Tour is returning to the Utah State Fairpark with 90 bands on nine stages. You can hear everything from ska to metal to hip-hop and EDM. Go to http://www.vanswarpedtour.com for more information.

WHERE » Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, Salt Lake City

WHEN » Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

TICKETS » $30 in advance at http://www.vanswarpedtour.com; $40 on the day of the show at the Fairpark box office

Cycling Festival • KCPW is sponsoring the three-day Park City Cycling Festival. The festival's kickstand goes up today but there are demos and rides Saturday and Sunday, too. Go to KCPW.org for more information.

WHERE • Locations across Park City

WHEN • Today through Sunday, June 30

ADMISSION • Most events are free

Spartan Race • Competitors will go to the town of Midway to run and crawl 10 miles through the mud. It's part of the Reebok Spartan Race held year-round at locations across the world. Registration has closed, but spectators can watch for $20. Go to Spartanrace.com for more information.

WHERE • Soldier Hollow, 2002 Olympic Drive in Midway

WHEN • Heats begin every half hour beginning 8 a.m. Saturday, June 29

ADMISSION • $20 for spectators at the gate

Welsh Days • Yes, there's a Wales, Utah. It's in Sanpete County and is holding its annual Welsh Days festival through Saturday. There's parades, vendors and more. Go to http://www.Sanpete.com for more information.

WHERE • Locations across Wales

WHEN • Today through Saturday, June 29

ADMISSION • Most events are free

Rodeo • Expect a rodeo every summer weekend in Utah. This weekend Huntington is kicking off its Heritage Days festival with a rodeo.

WHERE • Huntington Rodeo Grounds near the northwest corner of Highway 10 and State Road 31

WHEN • 8 p.m. today and Saturday, June 29

ADMISSION • Adults $10, kids $7

Arts Festival • It's Cedar City's turn to celebrate the arts. That city will have its arts festival today and Saturday. Go go http://www.cedarcityartscouncil.org/festival for more information.

WHERE • Main Street Park, 200 N. Main St. in Cedar City

WHEN • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., today through Saturday, June 29


Motorcycles, balloons • It's a busy weekend in tiny Panguitch. The BMW Bike Rally will draw motorcycle riders to the roads. The Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally will draw people to the skies. Visit http://www.panguitch.com for more information about each event.

WHERE • BMW Rally is at Triple C Arena, 50 E. 900 North in Panguitch; balloon rally is in downtown Panguitch

WHEN • BMW rally is 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday, June 29; balloon rally is 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Sunday, June 30

ADMISSION • Both are free

Film • If you want something new, "The Heat," with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is a hilarious take on the old buddy cop formula, while "White House Down" is, well, down. If you want something old and great, wait until Monday when "The Maltese Falcon" is playing 8:30 p.m. at the Galivan Center in Salt Lake City.

Film Finder • Find showtimes and reviews at http://entertainment.sltrib.com/movies

Television • As the eighth and final season of "Dexter" begins, six months have passed since Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) killed Lt. LaGuerta (Lauren Velez) to protect Dexter (Michael C. Hall). Dexter seems OK; Deb is a mess — and there's a new killer out there scooping out pieces of people's brains. It's icky, it's cool and it remains compelling.

WHEN • Sunday, 10 p.m.

CHANNEL • Showtime

Local sports on TV • Saturday's Major League Soccer match — Real Salt Lake at Toronto FC — will be seen on a one-hour tape-delay (noon, Channel 30). Saturday night's Arena Football matchup — San Jose SaberCats at Utah Blaze — will air live (7 p.m. Channel 14).

For more weekend TV highlights • Go to http://www.sltrib.com/blogs/tv