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(Scott Sommerdorf | Tribune file photo) Dolly Holt as "The Grapes of Wrath" boards downhill on her way to jump into the pond during the pond skimming event at the 5th annual Spring Grüv at The Canyons in 2012. This year's event is Saturday.
Weekend Express: Pond skimming, AutoRama, Snowflake Festival
First Published Mar 21 2014 11:25 am • Last Updated Mar 21 2014 04:54 pm

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7th Annual Spring Gruv » The pond skimming contest will be the first event of the 10-day Spring Gruv celebration. Contestants in costume attempt to cross a 100-foot pond on skis or a snowboard. A concert by Steel Pulse! follows. Information, www.canyonsresort.com/events.html%3Ftextid%3D169

When: Noon, Saturday, contest starts (registration for competitors is 9-10 a.m.)

Where: Canyons Resort, just outside Red Pine Lodge

Admission: $10-$50, must be 10 years of age or older to enter; spectators need a gondola ticket

Snowflake Festival » This four-day celebration runs through Sunday at Alta. Planned events include a field day, one-piece ski outfit day, ski with a ranger, Soul Poles sale that benefits the Alta Community Enrichment program, raffle and chili cook-off. Information, altaarts.org/events/snowflakefestival2014.

When: 4:45-7 p.m. Friday, field day with contests in flycasting, snowball throwing and biathlon; 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, ski with a ranger; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Soul Pole sale; 6 p.m. Sunday, chili cook-off.

Where: Alta


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Cost: Varies by event

Utah Healthy Lifestyle Expo » Seminars, demonstrations and exhibits on healthy living. Information, www.greenband.com/healthylifestyle/.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Admission: Free

40th Annual Parts Plus AutoRama » This year’s exhibit includes cars that Hollywood made famous including cars from Back to the Future, the Green Hornet, Mad Max and Knight Rider. Information, autorama.com/attend-show/mar-21-23-salt-lake-city-ut/.

When: 3-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Admission: $16 adults, $5 children 6-12, children 5 and under free

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