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Weekend Express: 6 things to do Labor Day weekend

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Doug Livingston unloads 330 head of sheep as the Soldier Hollow Classic sheepdog herding championship gets ready to feature the top herding dogs nationally and internationally this weekend. The sheep were brought in early on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, from Clarkston in Cache Valley so they could familiarize themselves with the hill.

The Salt Lake Tribune

First published Aug 30 2013 10:50AM
Updated Aug 30, 2013 05:35PM

Summer is winding down and it’s time to plan your Labor Day weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit Sports listings can be found here.

Sheepdogs • What is just another day on the ranch to some can be a sport to others. See dogs from throughout the world compete at herding sheep and other tricks at the Solider Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championships and Festival. Go to for more information.

When • Today through Monday, Sept. 2

Where • Soldier Hollow, 2002 Soldier Hollow Drive in Midway

Tickets • Friday through Sunday: Adults $13, kids $8; Monday: Adults $16.50, kids $8.50

Television • Real Salt Lake will be on national TV on Friday night, and a big TV star will be in attendance. RSL will be fighting to maintain its lead in Major League Soccer, and "Modern Family" star/part-time Utahn Ty Burrell will be there for the coin toss.(This is a huge game, by the way, and RSL could REALLY use a win.

When • Today at 8 p.m.

Channel • NBC Sports Network

Local sports on TV • BYU kicks off its football season in Virginia against the Cavaliers (Saturday, 1:30 p.m., ESPNU).

For more TV highlights • Go to

Antelope Island festival • There’s no place on Earth like Utah’s most famous island. For three days, Antelope Island Stampede Festival will have music, games, hot air balloons and more. Go to for more information.

When • Today through Sunday

Where • Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South in Syracuse

Tickets • $25 per car

Rose Exposed •The six performing arts companies that call the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center home will offer a celebration of dance, theater and music tonight and Saturday.

When • Friday, 6- 10 p.m., a block party with food trucks, libations, live music and prizes with a variety show at 7 p.m.; Saturday, free classes and performances, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where • The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Saturday events are free; tonight’s variety show is $15 at; ArtTix or 801-355-ARTS (2787).

Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival • Lena Prima and Macy Gray (with David Murray) are just two of the stars of this annual festival, which includes a day of clinics at the University of Utah. Other performers include Jazz Voices of Poetry, the Ambassadors, Orquesta Latino, the Wasatch Jazz Project, the Vinnie Falcone All-Stars, and the Salt Lake Jazz Orchestra.

When • Sunday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m.

Where • Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $16 at or gate

Movies • Actress Lake Bell won the top award for screenwriting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for "In a World…," a smartly funny comedy about a Hollywood vocal coach (played by Bell, who also directed) aiming to break the glass ceiling in the movie-trailer voice-over world.

When • Opens Friday.

Where • Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City.

More movies • Read reviews for the rest of the weekend’s movies, including the martial-arts drama "The Grandmaster" and the boy-band documentary "One Direction: This Is Us."

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