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Weekend Express: Orchids, baby animals, goats and more

First Published Apr 04 2014 11:11AM      Last Updated Apr 04 2014 03:05 pm

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) A wide variety of orchids grown in local homes and greenhouses are on display at the Utah Orchid Society's 2013 Fall Show at Red Butte Garden. This year's show is Saturday and Sunday at Red Butte.
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When: 2-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Admission: Free

Spring Orchid Show • Celebrate spring with the Utah Orchid Society by viewing and purchasing a wide variety of orchids that have been growing in local homes and greenhouses. Information, www.utahorchidsociety.org.

When: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday (2:30 p.m. open forum on the care of orchids); 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Red Butte Garden Orangerie, 300 Wakara Way

Admission: The orchid show is free but Red Butte admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and military, $6 for children ages 3-17.



Feis Na Barn To Save The Goats • A day and night of Irish song, dance and food; classes, demonstrations, contests, crafts, farm-animal petting and horse rides. A portion of proceeds will go to the Old Irish Goat Society. Information, planet-goat.com/.

When: Noon Saturday till whenever

Where: Planet Goat, 1470 W. Highway 199, Rush Valley, Tooele County

Admission: Adults $12, kids over age 3 $7, kids 3 and under free. (Irish stew dinner is $15 for adults, $10 for children over age 3.)

Egg-Cellent Adventure egg hunt • Learn about nesting birds found around the Nature Center and try your hand at bird identification. Several nests with painted wooden eggs will be the object of the hunt. Locate and record your finds from each nest to win a prize. Information, www.ogdennaturecenter.org/calendar-a-links#/?i=1.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, but you should RSVP to 801-621-7595 by 5 p.m. Friday

Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden

Admission: $3-$6

 

 

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