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 | The Salt Lake Tribune) A wide variety of orchids grown in local homes and greenhouses are on display Saturday and Sunday at the Utah Orchid Society's Fall Show at Red Butte Garden, Saturday November 2, 2013.
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Teen Poetry Extravaganza • Nathan Cummings, a National Student Poet – the nation’s highest honor for young poets — will lead an interactive poetry workshop for Salt Lake City youth followed by a set of poetry readings during which he will be joined by local poets, Willy Paloma and Sara Caldiero. Information, www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/2910/.

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.)



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