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(Kim Raff | The Salt Lake Tribune) People dressed as zombies walk on North Temple during the Salt Lake City Zombie Walk in Salt Lake City in August 2012. The sixth annual SLC Zombie Walk is Sunday.
Weekend Express: Utah’s activity planning guide
First Published Oct 12 2012 11:58 am • Last Updated Oct 13 2012 05:27 pm

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Tractor Show and Run

About 15 tractors owned by members of the Great Basin Antique Machinery Branch 95 will be on display and parade Saturday in West Haven. Tractors and revelers can meet at 7:30 a.m. at Moore’s Family Restaurant, 2490 S. 1900 West. The tractor run will begin at 9 a.m. and proceed through West Haven. For more information, call Robert Brimhall at 801-392-3018.

When » Saturday, Oct. 13 beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Where » Moore’s Family Restaurant, 2490 S. 1900 West in West Haven and then through town

Tickets » Free

Charley Hafen’s Artist Gallery Stroll - Sandy Fullmer

Charley Hafen Jewelers - Gallery will feature the paintings of Sandy Fullmer.


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When » Friday, Oct. 12, Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where » Charley Hafen Jewelers Gallery, 1409 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Cevan LeSieur — Author

Author Cevan LeSieur will discuss his new book on the historic homes of Salt Lake City’s Avenues entitled the "Avenues of Salt Lake City."

When » Friday, Oct. 12

Where » Utah State Archives, 346 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Monsters, Movies & the Dude - Blain Hefner

Artist Blain Hefner will hold his Monsters, Movies & the Dude art exhibit. There will be a reception on Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m. Visit www.slcjcc.org for information.

When » Friday, Oct. 12 from 5 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Where » IJ and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets » bit.ly/TQ46JD

The Veteran: An Offering of Reverence & Respect

Special Collections honors Utah’s veterans in the gallery of the fourth floor atrium of the Marriott Library as part of a library-wide exhibition. Members of the Marriott Library and University of Utah communities commemorate veterans and current service members by contributing personal portraits to the exhibition. These portraits include photographs of those serving in World War I, Vietnam, and Iraq, among other military engagements. On loan from Fort Douglas is the original wheel and bell from the USS Utah, which now rests at the bottom of Pearl Harbor. In addition to ephemera such as posters of the USS Utah and the USS Salt Lake City, the exhibit features photographs from Fort Douglas, Hill Air Force Base, and the USS Salt Lake City - all of which serve to celebrate and document the lives of Utah’s servicemen and women.

When » Friday, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where » University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Freebookartsprogram.org

Movable Books: Selections from the Rare Book Collections

The Movable Book Society, the J. Willard Marriott Library Book Arts Program, the Salt Lake Library, and the Utah Humanities Council are bringing pop-ups to Utah. Visit www.lib.utah.edu/collections/book-arts/book-arts-2012-calendar.php for information.

When » Friday, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where » University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » Free

Breakfast with a Witch

Jump on your broom and bring your little witches and warlocks to "Breakfast with a Witch" at The Gathering Place at Gardner Village. The price is only $11 for regular seating and $13 for VIP seating. Book your tickets online at www.gardnervillagetix.com. Call 801-566-0917 for more information.

When » Friday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Where » Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Tickets » $11; $13 for VIP seating;www.gardnervillagetix.com

Poinsettia Fundraiser

People With AIDS Coalition of Utah will offer a poinsettia sale for the holidays. The poinsettias (plant and pot) average 15-19 inches tall and 15 inches wide, and are set in a 6-inch pot with a satin pot cover. Poinsettias need to be pre-ordered by Nov. 15, 2012. Call 801-484-2205 to order. Visit pwacu.org/NewsServer/articles/s0009.html for information.

When » Friday, Oct. 12 at 9 a.m.

Where » People With AIDS Coalition of Utah, 358 S. 300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets » $10; $75 for eight plants;

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