Weekend Express: Home show, African drums and birding basics
Published: March 8, 2014 12:44PM
Updated: March 7, 2014 12:05PM
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Chris Detrick | Tribune file photo You can do a snowshoe tour at the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter near Park City on Saturday.

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.

Salt Lake Tribune Spring Home and Garden Festival • Workshops, new products and more about home improvement and gardening. Information, www.saltlaketribunehomeandgardenfestival.com.

When: Noon-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Admission: $7-$10

International Women’s Expo • Educational seminars, vendors, music, prizes, raffles and more. Information, www.expomujerint.com.

When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City

Admission: Free

Miss Africa Utah Pageant • The Miss Africa Utah pageant is aimed at promoting the diverse African culture, providing scholarship opportunities for young African women studying in the U.S. and educating people about Africa’s cultural heritage. Information, www.missafricautah.com.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: University of Utah Union Ballroom

Admission: $12 pre-purchase, $15 at the door

RDT’s Ring Around the Rose presents African Drums • Audience members can learn about African drumming and dancing and experience, hands-on, dozens of different drums and try the dancing styles of West Africa. Information, www.rdtutah.org/forkids.html.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday

Where: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South

Admission: $5, kids 2 and under free

Snowshoe Tour • Learn about snow science, winter wildlife tracking and more. Come prepared with boots, snowpants, hats, gloves, coat, etc. Information, www.swanerecocenter.org/

When: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday

Where: Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, 1258 Center Drive, Park City

Admission: Free for members, $10 for adults (one child 6 and under is free for one paying adult)

Birding Basics • Learn how to find and identify our feathered friends in nature. Information, 801-721-9569 or stateparks.utah.gov/park/antelope-island-state-park/events/birding-basics.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Where: Antelope Island Visitor Center, Syracuse

Admission: Workshop is free but entering the park costs $10 per vehicle (up to eight people)

JBF Kids Consignment Sale • Just Between Friends’ spring sale will have more than 10,000 square feet filled with new or gently used clothing, toys, bikes, strollers and more. More information, www.jbfsale.com.

When: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Salt Lake County Equestrian Center, 2100 W. 11400 South, South Jordan

Admission: Free

Spring Thaw Pruning Day • Three hour-long workshops where you’ll learn how to prune your fruit trees, berries, grapes and ornamental plants. Come for one or all three. Information, usubotanicalcenter.org/.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday

Where: Utah Botanical Center, 725 S. Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville

Admission: Free

Vintage Whites Market • An antique show featuring more than 60 vendors from the Northwest selling vintage furniture, clothing, architectural salvage, jewelry, retro, junk, shabby chic and genuine antiques. Information, www.thevintagewhitesmarket.com/.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West

Admission: $6 (kids 12 and under free)