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Weekend Express: See a map of Utah's St. Patrick's Day events

Published March 15, 2013 11:40 am

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Hiberian Society of Utah St. Patrick's Day Parade in Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake City tradition on Saturday rolls, chugs and plays its way through the Gateway in Salt Lake City. Go to irishinutah.org for more.

When • 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16

Where • Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande in Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Price St. Patrick's Day Parade

The town of Price holds it's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade through downtown Main Street.

When • 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16

Where • Downtown Main Street in Price

Tickets • Free

Celtic Nights

The Bridger Folk Music Society will sponsor a benefit concert for the Cache Humane Society and Four-Paws Rescue. The St. Patrick's Day show will feature the Inishfre Irish Dancers and Leaping Lulu. Visit centerforthearts.us for ticket information.

When • Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan

Tickets • $15-$19;centerforthearts.us/events.html

24th Annual Leprechaun Lope 10K/5K Fundraiser

Our Lady of Lourdes PreK-8th Grade School will sponsor the 24th Annual Leprechaun Lope 10K/5K/2 Mile Fun Run fundraiser. Register at Active.com or call 801-750-2585 for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m.

Where • Utah State Capitol Building, 300 N. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $25; *$35 after March 10;bit.ly/Z7f6n7

Irish Fairy Tales Puppet Show

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with puppeteers Stephen and Teresa Gashler as they present fairy tales straight from Ireland as part of SCERA's monthly puppet show series. Tickets for the 45-minute show are $3 for ages 3 and older and may be purchased in advance from the main office at SCERA Center, by calling 801-225-ARTS, online at http://www.scera.org or at the door 30 minutes prior to the show.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Where • SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State St., Orem

Tickets • $3;

St. Patrick's Day Dinner & Party

Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal organization, will hold a fundraising event for Summit and Wasatch county charities. The event includes an Irish dinner menu, live music from John Van Wagoner, dancing, traditional bar and Irish coffee station and raffle. Tickets are available at St. Mary's Parish office or by calling Bill Mullen at 435-655-0508 or Tal Harry at 435-783-2790.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Where • St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1505 W. White Pine Canyon Road, Park City

Tickets • $25;

Celtic Celebration

Come immerse yourself in the cultures of Ireland and Scotland. The evening will feature the Celtic Beat Irish Dancers, Galloway Highlanders Pipes and Drum, and the Dunmore Lasses

Band. Visit bit.ly/WnXSyu for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $1; bit.ly/WnXSyu

St. Patrick's Day Skier Appreciation Free Concert at Snowbasin

Lukas Nelson, with his band Promise of the Real, return to the Wasatch to play a FREE outdoor concert on the patio of Earl's Lodge St Patrick's Day. Nelson is the son of country star Willie Nelson.

When • 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 17

Where • Snowbasin, 3925 Snow Basin Road, Huntsville

Tickets • Free

Saints & Sinners Ball

The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will sponsor the Second Annual Saints & Sinners Ball. Live music and dancing with the Soulistics. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite Saint or Sinner, but it is not required. The festive evening is a benefit for PCPAF's Student Outreach programs. Visit bit.ly/XQxNKy for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 6 p.m.

Where • St. Regis Deer Valley, 2300 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City

Tickets • $175; bit.ly/YP9rlr

Snowcat Skiing for Nature

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort will offer a guided, back country cat skiing experience, called Snowcat Skiing for Nature. Proceeds benefit the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation. Half-day tours cost $300 per person and include lift ticket, breakfast and orientation at Forklift restaurant. Advance registration is required by calling 801-947-8222, or in person at the Snowbird Mountain School office located on the Plaza Deck. For more information, visit http://www.snowbird.com/winter/activities/catskiing.

When • Friday, March 15 at 8 a.m.

Where • Snowbird Ski Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $300;

Utah High School Cycling League Leaders Summit

The Utah High School Cycling League is kicking off its second year with a Leaders' Summit to provide training for would-be coaches as well as ongoing education for existing coaches and other volunteers. For more information on the Leader Summit, visit http://www.utahmtb.org/events/leader-summit.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 8 a.m., Sunday, March 17 at 8 a.m.

Where • University of Utah Chase N. Peterson Heritage Center, 110 S. Fort Douglas Boulevard, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $40-$60;http://www.utahmtb.org/events/leader-summit

Brain Awareness Day

Members of the public can touch a human brain or move a ball with their thoughts during Brain Awareness Day, a free event presented by University of Utah neuroscientists and the museum. Visit brain.utah.edu/communities/sfn-intermountain/brain-awareness-week.php for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Where • The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 south, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Real Women Run Public Leadership

The Real Women Run training in women's public leadership will feature keynote speakers, current and past female politicians, public appointees, media experts, campaign managers, and others. To register visit http://www.realwomenrun.org, or contact Robin Pratt at rpratt@ywca.com or 801-537-8606.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus, 9750 S. 300 West, Sandy

Tickets • Free

Great Salt Lake Audubon Bird Survey - Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is one of the premier birding destinations along the Great Salt Lake corridor. Meet on the South east corner of the ShopKo parking lot in the Sugarhouse Commons, 1300 E. 2100 South, to carpool. Bring lunch and dress appropriately. Call Carl with any questions 801-688-5017.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 a.m.

Where • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, 2155 W. Forest St., Brigham City

Tickets • Free

Winter Farmers Market

The final winter farmers market is Saturday the Deseret Building at the Utah State Fairgrounds.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where • Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Mary Lou Romney Botanical Exhibit

Mary Lou Romney spent 17 years assisting in the design, implementation and promotion of the gardens as they first began. Her Sego Lilly fountain design is the prominent display upon entering the gardens and stands 10 feet in diameter and is cut from varying shades of marble. Visit http://www.redbuttegarden.org/mary_lou_romney for information.

When • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 15, through Sunday, March 17

Where • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; *Members are free; University of Utah students are free with ID;

35 x 35 Exhibition

The Artists of Utah "35 x 35" exhibition opens at the Finch Lane Gallery. An Awards Reception will be held during Gallery Stroll on April 19, 2013. For additional information, contact the Salt Lake City Arts Council, 801-596-5000 or visit http://www.slcgov.com/arts.

When • Friday, March 15 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • Finch Lane Gallery at the Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Utah Watercolor Society

The Utah Watercolor Society will present the Two-Star & Signature Membership Exhibition Breaking Through Something New from March 14 -April 12.

When • Friday, March 15 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • Michael Berry Gallery, 163 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle

ArtsPower and the Murray City Cultural Arts will present the musical "The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle." Admission is free but tickets are required. Tickets can be accessed through the Murray Parks and Recreation Office or various libraries in Murray and some libraries in Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City public library children sections. For more information, phone 801-264-2614.

When • Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m., Friday, March 15 at 12:45 p.m.

Where • Murray High School, 5440 S. State St., Murray

Tickets • Free

Shop Soho Handmade Market

Shop Soho, a handmade market, brings together small business owners to display and sell their handmade products. From Etsy stores to recent features in Marie Claire magazine, Shop Soho vendors create on-trend products while growing their small businesses.

When • Friday, March 15 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Where • Shop Soho, 205 W. 2855 South, South Salt Lake

Tickets • Free

Utah Horse Council Horse Expo

Come enjoy watching beautiful horses and learning about some of the latest developments in horse care and training. All ages will enjoy horse breed and sport demonstrations, presentations on horse care topics, and browsing over 100 booths featuring horse products and organizations. Visit http://www.utahhorsecouncil.com/expo.htm for information.

When • Friday, March 15 from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sunday, March 17 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • South Jordan Equestrian Center, 2100 W. 11400 South, South Jordan

Tickets • $6-$25;http://www.utahhorsecouncil.com/expo.htm

Cruzin' Sushi

Josh Hoskins and his wife, Ana, from Cruzin Sushi food truck will present an introductory, hands on class on making sushi. Sushi paired with Sapporo beer, non-alcoholic beverages available. Visit http://www.harmonsgrocery.com or call 801-617-0133.

When • Friday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • $49; $80 for 2;bit.ly/13nq3zU

Family Night at the Library

Layton City Family Recreation and the Davis County Central Branch Library invites families "Through the Magic Door" and into the worlds of fantasy and fairy tales with storytelling, games and other adventures.

When • Friday, March 15 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Where • Davis County Central Branch Library, 155 N. Wasatch, Layton

Tickets • Free

Spitfire Grill

Heritage Theatre will present Spitfire Grill. Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Call for reservations daily except Tuesdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 435-723-8392. Visit heritagetheatreutah.com for information.

When • Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Heritage Community Theatre - Perry, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry

Tickets • $10; *$9-$12;heritagetheatreutah.com

The Sea Horse

Westminster presents a theatrical production of "The Sea Horse," in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. "The Sea Horse" is a tender, ribald and complex love story, set in a waterfront bar where seaman Harry Bales spends his shore leave. To purchase tickets, visit bit.ly/GJmyuT or call 801-832-2457.

When • Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Dumke Recital Hall, 1375 E. President's Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; bit.ly/GJmyuT

American College Dance Festival Showcase and Gala

Southern Utah University Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will host two dance concerts for the American College Dance Festival. On March 12, 2013 there will be a Showcase Concert featuring choreography created and performed by the participating dance faculty and the conference judges. The student dancers will be featured in the Gala Concert on March 15. The dance will be held at the Randall L. Jones Theatre, Southern Utah University. For tickets call 435-586-7872 or visit http://www.suu.edu/arts.

When • Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Southern Utah University, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Tickets • $10; *SUU Faculty & Staff, $8; SUU students with valid ID, free.;

Ballroom Dancing

DF Dance Studio holds Ballroom Dance Socials every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. No partner is required. There will be a beginning ballroom class and then Ballroom Dance Showcases.

When • Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m., Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m.

Where • DF Dance Studio, 2978 S. State , Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10 per person with class or $5 just for dancing;

2013 Pokemon Championships

Pokemon Trading Card Game players, supporters, and fans will converge for the 2013 Pokemon State Championships. Visit http://www.pokemon.com/play for information on tournament rules, regulations, prizes, and registration times as well as other tournaments taking place throughout Utah.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 9 a.m.

Where • University of Utah Chase N. Peterson Heritage Center, 110 S. Fort Douglas Boulevard, Salt Lake City

Tundra Swan Day

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host Utah's annual Tundra Swan Day at the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area. For more information, call the DWR's Northern Region office at 801-476-2740. Receive a free fact sheet about tundra swans at wildlife.utah.gov/publications/pdf/tundra_swan.pdf.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Where • Farmington Bay Learning Center, 515 E. 5300 South, Ogden

Tickets • Free

Easter Bunny Bop & Bonnet Contest

Station Park will sponsor a Easter Bunny Bop & Bonnet Contest. Parents and kids are welcome to bring a home decorated bonnet to be entered into our first annual Bonnet Contest. Bonnet contest begins at 2 p.m. in The Village.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Where • Station Park, I-15, Highway 89 and Legacy Parkway, Farmington

Tickets • Free

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," the story of how 11 jealous brothers sell Joseph into Egypt only to discover he is their only hope for survival. Visit http://www.centerpointtheatre.org for information.

When • Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville

Tickets • $17-$21;bit.ly/nrjX93

Women of Worth - Get Your Lucky Leprechaun On Event

Women of Worth Utah will hold a Monte Carlo Night fundraiser to help women that are fighting for their own independence from abuse, sickness, or addiction. Visit wowutah.org/fundraisers for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 from 6 p.m.- 10p.m.

Where • ONE Nightclub/Lounge, 400 S. 180 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $25; $80 per couple;wowutah.org/fundraisers

Italian Wine Dinner

Harmons Wine Educator Sheral Schowe and guest chef Drew Ellsworth will prepare a four-course feast accompanied by wines from some of Italy's most prominent wine regions including the Veneto, Tuscany, Puglia and, of course, Sicily. Visit harmonsgrocery.com or call 801-617-0133 for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • $65; bit.ly/VyRTsZ

Double Album Release party, featuring Jay William Henderson and Hannah Ohlwiler w/ Sayde Price

S & S presents a Double Album Release party, featuring singer/songwriter Jay William Henderson and Hannah Ohlwiler w/Sayde Price

When • Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

Where • Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City

Tickets • $6; bit.ly/XYpkpJ

Stand-Up UTAH

"Stand-Up UTAH!" is a night of six area comedians on one stage, presented in rapid-fire succession. Comedians in the evening's line-up include Cody Eden, Key Lewis, Christian Pieper, Guy Seidel, and Keith Barany. Visit parkcityshows.com for information.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 8 p.m.

Where • Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City

Tickets • $15-$30;bit.ly/WwWI8V

Kayo Fernandez - Boxer

Come meet currant world boxing champion Kayo Fernandez. Get your picture and free autograph with "The Champ" The WBU champion will be attending to Rock and Roll with the All Starzz Band. This is a free event with no cover charge.

When • Saturday, March 16 at 9 p.m.

Where • Lonestar Saloon, 3153 W. 2100 South, West Valley City

Tickets • Free

Coffee with a Ranger

Join our park ranger for morning coffee and enjoy casual conversation about life, history and geology of Dead Horse Point State Park. Participants should bring coffee or purchase it from Pony Expresso Coffee Shop next to the visitor center. Meet on the visitor center deck. Call 435-259-2614 for more information.

When • Sunday, March 17 at 10 a.m.

Where • Dead Horse Point State Park, Near Moab, Utah, Moab

Tickets • $10 Day-Use (per vehicle with up to 8 passengers);

Utah Sunday Singles Social Group Observes 40th Anniversary

The Utah Sunday Singles Social Group will celebrate its 40th anniversary on March 17, 2013. The organization provides a social outlet for single people over 50. RSVP at 801-277-7722 by March 11.

When • Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m.

Where • Mimi's Cafe, 5223 S. State, Murray

Movies - compiled by Sean P. Means

This week's movies offer a little magic, a nail-biting phone call, a chance at love, and a reunion with old friends.

The closest thing to a big-studio opening this week is "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," a hit-and-miss comedy starring Steve Carell as an arrogant Vegas magician who hits the skids when his act — and his partnership with his childhood friend, Anton (Steve Buscemi) — becomes out-of-date. There's some good laughs here, particularly when Jim Carrey unleashes his id as an over-the-top street magician (think David Blaine meets Criss Angel), but Carell is miscast as the boorish and clueless Burt.

"The Call" is, for the first hour, a crackerjack thriller that stars Halle Berry as an L.A. 911 dispatcher who fields a call from a kidnapped teen (Abigail Breslin) trapped in a car trunk. Director Brad Anderson ("Transsiberian," "The Machinist") keeps the tension building nicely, until Richard D'Ovidio's script goes completely off the rails in the final half-hour. (The review will be posted online shortly.)

The week's best movie is "56 Up," the latest in director Michael Apted's ongoing documentary series that follows a disparate group of Britons every seven years. The subjects have fairly well settled into their lives, but it's still fascinating to catch up with them — and to hear them talk about politics, family, and the strange effect that being under Apted's microscope has had on them.

Lastly, there's "Yossi," a tender character study from Israeli director Eytan Fox, and a sequel to Fox's 2002 gay drama "Yossi & Jagger." That earlier film told of an Israeli army officer, Yossi (Ohad Knoller), in an affair with one of his soldiers — who is killed in combat. In the new film, Yossi (still played by Knoller) is a cardiologist who goes on holiday and meets a young soldier (Oz Yehavi) who reminds him of his deceased lover. Knoller's sensitive performance makes this one worth watching.

Television - compiled by Scott D. Pierce

The World According to Dick Cheney (10 p.m., Showtime), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, is as polarizing as the man it's about.

Fans of the former vice president will think it's too hard on him; foes will think it's not hard enough on him. Cheney fans will enjoy his rise to power; Cheney foes will applaud when he's portrayed as a liar who led George W. Bush and America into the war in Iraq.

Friday on TV . . .

Mens college basketball: The surprising Utes are still alive in the Pac-12 tournament. Utah takes on Oregon (9:30 p.m., ESPN) in one semifinal; it's UCLA-Arizona (7 p.m. P12N) in the other.

Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The president of Tilted Kilt goes under cover.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Ryan impresses Mike.

Fashion Star (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The designers whip up sexy items for buyers.

Malibu Country (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Reba is asked to write a jingle for a commercial.

Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jake asks an ex-Navy SEAL for help.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A tragedy strikes several seemingly unrelated people.

Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Members of the Wesen community have been robbing banks.

Saturday on TV ...

MLS (4 p.m., Ch. 4): Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake

NBA (8 p.m., NBATV and ROOT): Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz

College basketball: Pac-12 tournament final (9 p.m., ESPN);

Men in Black 3 (10 p.m., Starz): This sequel isn't bad. ("Men in Black" airs at 6:50 p.m.; "Men in Black 2" airs at 8:30 p.m.)

Sunday on TV ...

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A boy's obsession with the police dispatch scanner leads to an adult's multi-billion dollar idea — Twitter.

The Amazing Race (7 p.m. CBS/Ch. 2): One team quits — and speculation is that it's Utahns David and Connor O'Leary.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A man and his son find their way into Storybrooke.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Bart is falsely accused of pulling a prank on Easter.

The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10 p.m., AMC): A traitor tries to sabotage the Governor's plans.

Army Wives (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): The group comes together to say goodbye to a loved one.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Eli plots against Jordan.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily's past catches up with her.

The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): Evan takes Riley out on a date.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A female Army medic is found murdered near a military base.

Red Widow (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mike stages a robbery at his house.

The Bible (9 p.m., History): Daniel and the lions' den; the birth of Jesus.

Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah has one day to write a book. (Season finale)

Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement.

House of Lies (11 p.m., Showtime): Doug and Clyde give depositions in a wrongful-death suit.

Californication (11:30 p.m., Showtime): Hank gets a taste of his own medicine.