Memorial Day Events

Published May 19, 2005 12:01 am
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Many communities throughout Utah hold traditional events over the long Memorial Day weekend, which is May 27-30 this year. Here is a listing of major events:

Spring City Heritage Day is May 28. The event takes place in this Sanpete County town that is one of the best-preserved historic Mormon towns in Utah. The event includes a historic home tour, an art and antiques show at the old Spring City School, a bake sale and quilt raffle, and lunch and breakfast at the City Bowery.

Tour of Utah Cycling Festival is May 26-30 in Lehi. Vendors will provide cycling goods, concessions and automobiles. The festival also features live entertainment. For information, call 801-768-2300.

The Scandinavian Heritage Festival is scheduled May 25-28 in Ephraim. It celebrates Mormon pioneers from Scandinavia who colonized Central Utah in the 1800s. Activities include a performance by the 23rd Army Band, Little Denmark dinner, food, dances, crafts, games and music. For details, call 435-835-4241.

The Green River Friendship Cruise is May 27-30. Power boaters ride down the Green River from Green River State Park and up the Colorado to Moab. For information, call 435-564-8144.

The 30th anniversary of the Cache Valley Rendezvous, a re-enactment of the mountain man era of 1825-1840, is scheduled May 27-30 in Hyrum. The event includes many traditional activities for men, women and children, including a variety of black-powder shoots. For information, call 435-770-2663.

The Timpanogos Rumble, part of the Intermountain Adventure Race Series, is scheduled May 28 in Provo. For information, call 801-597-5177.

The Moab Arts Festival is May 28 and 29 includes jewelry, pottery, wood, sculpture, clothing, fine art, photography and music. Entrance is free. For details, call 435-259-2742.

Source: Utah Travel Council

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