Weekend Express: events other than the Utah-BYU game
Strut Your Mutt • The Best Friends Animal Society's 18th Annual Strut Your Mutt dog walk in Salt Lake City supports local animal rescue groups. Go to http://www.strutyourmutt.org for more information. Click here to see a photo gallery from the 2012 event.
When • 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21
Where • Liberty Park, 600 E. 900 South in Salt Lake City
Tickets • Individuals: $30 ($35 day-of); Couples: $50 ($60 day-of); Kids 12 and under with T-shirt: $20 ($25 day-of)
Melon Days • The town of Green River celebrates its most famous export at this annual festival. Events include a duck race, volleyball tournament, parade, pancake breakfast and free concert Saturday night featuring Buddy Jewell. Go to http://melon-days.com for more information.
When • Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21
Where • Locations throughout Green River
Tickets • Most events are free
When • Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14
Where • Tractor operators meet at Moore's Family Restaurant, 2490 S. 1900 West in West Haven
Tickets • Free
Luke Bryan • The singer and songwriter rides his truck to Utah at what is probably the peak of his career. Be prepared to hear all his country hits plus songs he wrote for Travis Tritt and others.
When • 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20
Where • USANA Amphitheatre, 5125 S. 6400 West in West Valley City
Tickets • $30.25 - $55.00, http://www.usana-amp.com
Television • It's been somewhat overshadowed by the Utah at BYU game (Saturday, 8:15 p.m., ESPN2), but don't overlook Utah State at USC (Saturday, 1:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4).
And TV buffs won't want to miss The 65th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards (6 p.m. Sunday, CBS/Ch. 2).
More local sports on TV • BYU hosts San Diego in women's college volleyball (Friday, 7 p.m., BYUtv): Real Salt Lake hosts San Jose in an important MLS match (Saturday, 7 p.m., Ch. 30); Utah hosts Oklahoma in women's college soccer (Sunday, noon, P12N).
For more TV highlights • Go to sltrib.com/blogs/tv
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