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Published June 12, 2014 9:37 am

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Scottish festival and games in Lehi

Folk music, food, dance, clans and athletic competitions are part of the 40th annual Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games.

When • Friday, June 13, 5 to 10 p.m.; and Saturday, June 14, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Where • Electric Park at Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Tickets • $15, students (12 to 18) and seniors, $10; children 11 and younger free when accompanied by an adults. Admission price covers both days.

Details • http://Utahscots.org

Culinary Center gets new teaching kitchen

The public is invited to attend a grand-opening celebration for the Salt Lake Culinary Center's new professional kitchen. The event includes cooking demonstrations and tastings. The center will donate 50 percent of the admission price to Local First Utah. The new BlueStar kitchen will include a 36-inch range as well as two just-released electric French door wall ovens with built-in pizza stones. The kitchen will replace one of the school's three teaching kitchens, said culinary director Diane Sheya.

When • Friday, June 13; ribbon-cutting ceremony, 4:30 p.m.; celebration, 5 to 8 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Culinary Center, 2233 S. 300 East, Salt Lake City

Cost • $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Reservations • 801-464-0113 or http://www.saltlakeculinarycenter.com

IKEA serves summer solstice smörgåsbord

IKEA will hold a midsummer celebration to mark the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The smörgåsbord includes herring, salmon, cheeses, salads, meatballs with lingonberries, Swedish ham, sautéed prinskorv sausage, crispbread, dessert and drinks.

When • Friday, June 13, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

IKEA • 67 W. Ikea Way, Draper

Tickets • IKEA family members pay $9.99 for adults and $2.49 for children under 12; others are $12.99 and $4.99, respectively.

Lemonade stand helps kick cancer

The family of Christian Eric Hansen will once again host Mr. C's Lemonade Stand to help raise awareness and funds for children with cancer. Those who make a donation will get a cup of lemonade. There will be cookies and other treats for sale. The event also includes music, appearances by sports mascots and princess characters as well as a free bounce house and carnival games for children.

When • Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where • Prospector Park, 10200 S. 2200 West, South Jordan (just north of Bingham High School)

Cost • $14 suggested donation

40,000 wings at South Jordan fest

Beehive Sport and Social Club has purchased 40,000 chicken wings and rented 11 fryers for its third annual Salt Lake City WingFest. This year the event has moved to Jordan Park and will include live music, games and an artisan market.

When • Saturday, June 14, 2 to 7 p.m.

Where • Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 West, Salt Lake City

Admission • $27 for 20 wings; $37.50 for 30 wings and a T-shirt; or $16.50 for admission only. Children 8 and younger free. Prices do not include service fees.

Details • http://saltlakewingfest.com

Learn to order, sip wine like a pro

Register now for a summer wine class offered through the Wine Academy of Utah. In the Level 1 class, participants will get a basic wine education covering topics such as assessment, storage and food pairing. In the Executive Wine series, students learn how to navigate a restaurant wine list and how to taste wine like a professional. Wine educator and academy owner Jim Santangelo is the instructor for both courses.

Level 1 • Mondays, June 16, 23 and 30, 7 to 9 p.m.

Executive Wine Series • Tuesdays, June 18 and 25, 7 to 9 p.m.

Cost • Both classes are $225 per person

Details • For more information or to register, call 801-486-9463 or visit http://wineacademyofutah.com