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Weekend Express: Sword fighting, sheep shearing and more

Published April 11, 2014 11:11 pm

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What a Woman Wants Expo • Vendors and booths offering makeovers, skin care, home decor, health and wellness, jewelry, clothing, purses and more. Information, http://www.whatawomanwantsshow.com/.

When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

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

Admission: $5 for a weekend pass, kids 5 and under free, seniors half price

Lamb and Wool Festival • Learn about fiber arts and lambs through games, crafts and demonstrations; watch as sheep are sheared and wool is spun into yarn. Information, http://www.thanksgivingpoint.org.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Thanksgiving Point Farm Country, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Admission: $7

Sword fighting competition • Watch as members of the United Clans Swordsman Association compete in the Long sword, Short Sword, Dagger, and unarmed fighting and defense. More information, http://www.theucsa.com.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Liberty Park, east side, near the large stone fireplace

Admission: Free

Sense of Wonder Day • Celebrate Earth Day with family-friendly activities that will include a train ride, hands-on junior ranger exploration, puppet show, outdoor photography class, crafts, films, live critters and more. Information, http://www.fws.gov/refuge/bear_river_migratory_bird_refuge/

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, 2155 W. Forest St., Brigham City

Admission: Free

Cambodian New Year • Celebrate Cambodian New Year with live entertainment, traditional dances, the Miss Cambodian Utah Pageant and dancing. Information, watkhmerutah.com/CommunitySchedules/2014_Cambodian%20New%20Year%20programs.pdf or 801-631-4423.

When: 9 a.m. through evening on Saturday

Where: Miss Saigon Reception Center, 2644 W. 2365 South, West Valley City

Admission: Free

Sam's Club National BBQ Tour • Dozens of local teams will compete for a chance to move on to a regional final. This national contest has 25 local qualifying events, six regional finals and a national championship, with $50,000 for first place, held at the Sam's Club headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. More information, http://www.kcbs.us/samstour/.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sam's Club, 1905 S. 300 West

Admission: Free

15th Annual Dixie Power Kite Festival • Go fly a kite and help promote reading in Washington County School District. More information, http://www.dixiepowerkitefestival.com.

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sun River Golf Course, 4210 Blue Grass Way, St. George

Admission: Free