• Real Salt Lake takes on the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer play, at Rio Tinto Stadium, 9256 S. State St., Sandy. Game starts at 8. Fireworks follow the game. Tickets available at the Rio Tinto website.
• Los Lobos, Los Lonley Boys and Alejandro Escovedo share the bill for an Independence Day show Thursday at the Snow Park amphitheater at Deer Valley, 2250 Deer Valley Drive, Park City. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, from $35 to $65, available at the Eccles Center website.
• The annual Stadium of Fire show plays Thursday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, Brigham Young University campus, Provo. The headliner this year is Kelly Clarkson. Opening acts: Carly Ray Jepsen and a performance by Cirque du Soleil. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the Stadium of Fire website.
• For a full list of July 4th activities, some of which start on July 3, read our list here.
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|3.||MLS Cup: Real Salt Lake falls on PKs (with video)|
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|5.||College football: Auburn, Missouri on guard in SEC title game|
|6.||49ers get another shot vs. Seahawks|
|7.||Terrifying Moab BASE jump crash captured by helmet cam|
|8.||Utah health official bans Gardasil, stirring controversy|
|9.||‘Fit Mom’ Maria Kang, not yet over self, claims fatties are out to get her|
|10.||Standout performances bring new life to Nutcracker|