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Weekend Express: Farmers Market, chalk art, Asian Festival

Published June 13, 2014 4:40 pm

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Downtown Farmers Market • Salt Lake City's summer market opens Saturday with fresh produce, music, food vendors and more. Information, http://www.slcfarmersmarket.org/.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West

Admission: Free

For information on other Utah farmers markets, go here and for a list and map, go here.

37th Utah Asian Festival • Get a glimpse of Asia with a children's activity center, food, live entertainment, demonstrations, dragon boat rides and more. Information, http://www.utahasianfestival.com.

When: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

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

Admission: Free

12th Annual Utah Foster Care Chalk Art Festival • Proceeds from this annual event go to Utah Foster Care. Artists ­­— 150 of them — begin drawing 2 p.m. Friday, judging takes place 4 p.m. Saturday. Artwork will be left for viewing through Sunday evening. Information, chalkartfestival.org/.

When: 2-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South

Admission: Free

Hogle Zoo Unbirthday • Hogle Zoo is celebrating all its animals with an unbirthday party complete with crafts for kids and activities for the whole family. Special celebrations are scheduled for some of the zoo's oldest animals including Dari, the oldest African elephant in North America, who will receive a cake at 10:30 a.m. Information, http://www.hoglezoo.org.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave.

Admission: Adults $14.95, seniors 65 and older $1.295, children ages 3-12 $10.95, children 2 and younger free

Sixth Annual Brewfest • Sixteen breweries will share their brews amid the mountain air and live entertainment. Information, http://www.snowbird.com/events/brewfest/.

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

Where: Snowbird, 9600 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road

Admission: Adults $24.95, children age 6-12 $15.95, children age 5 and under are free

20th annual Heart & Soul Music Stroll • More than 30 bands will be performing on porches throughout the Sugar House neighborhood, sponsored by Utah nonprofit Heart & Soul, which takes music and performing arts to isolated people. The day will culminate with dancing in the street to music from a 20-piece big band. Information, http://www.heartsoul.org/.

When: 4-8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Streets near 1530 E. 2700 South in Sugar House

Admission: Free

Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games • Events include heavy athletics, a bagpipe contest and highland dance plus Scottish-themed vendors. Information, utahscots.org/.

When: 5-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

Where: Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Admission: $15 adults (includes both days), $10 ages 12-18 and 65 and older, free for 11 and under

Heber Valley Pow-Wow • Watch as Native American dancers showcase their skills in handcrafted regalia and compete for prize money. There will also be vendors with handmade Native American arts and crafts and food. This year's powwow features Native American flutist and violinist Arvel Bird and mountain man Perry Boone. More information, heberpw.com.

When: 5-11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Where: Soldier Hollow, Midway

Admission: $7, children 6 and under free; $20 family pass includes 2 adults and up to five children ages 6-16; parking $3

Paws for Life yard sale • Help raise money for Paws for Life Heber Valley Animal Rescue at big yard sale. For more information or to donate, pflu.org/ or call 435-640-4752.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Where: 920 Martha Lane, Midway