Sanpete County Happenings




Thursday, Feb. 21


Snow College Convocations—An inspirational talk by Melissa Marsted, publisher and author at Lucky Penny Publications, will be held on Thursday from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. at the Eccles Center. The presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, go to



Friday, Feb. 22


Social Media Marketing—The Snow College Small Business Development Center will be hosting a social media marketing event. Discussions will cover the importance of social media for your business. The event starts at 9 a.m. at the Snow College Richfield Campus, Sorensen Administration Building, Room 147. The cost is $50.


Saturday, Feb. 23.


            Vintage Snowcross Race—The 8th Annual vintage race for 1985 and older leaf spring snowmobiles will be held at 9:30 a.m. just off Skyline Drive in Fairview Canyon. For information, go to

Horsemen’s Meeting—The Back Country Horsemen of Utah are holding their start-up meeting at 10 a.m. at the Contoy Arena, 955 W. 1000 South in Mt. Pleasant. For more information, call Tom Smith at 801-859-1262 or go to

Auto Meet—The Sanpete Grease N Grub Auto Meet will be held at the Moroni Conoco Station at 6 p.m. Auto enthusiasts are encouraged to bring a vehicle or just come along.

Glenn Family Fundraiser—A dance and fundraiser for the Glenn Family, who lost their home to a fire on Jan. 30, will be held at the Manti Legion Hall, 165 S. Main, from 6 to 10 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. It is a family friendly event, with a dance, bake sale and photo booth.


Monday, Feb. 25


Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing the SnoDome movies “Exploding Universe” at 7 p.m. and “Perfect Little Planet” (especially for kids) at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at


Monday, Feb. 25 – Wednesday, Feb. 27


Romeo and Juliet—Manti High School presents a Romeo and Juliet extravaganza, written by Kory Howard and Directed by Dr. Andrew Bahlmann. The show comes complete with audience participation. All performances start at 7 p.m. at the Manti High School. Admission is $4.

Tuesday, Feb. 26


Jazz Big Band Concert—The Snow College Eccles Center for the Performing Arts will be hosting a Jazz Big Band Concert, with the orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5; Snow College students are free; and other middle school and high school students are $3.


Wednesday, Feb. 27


Gardening Workshops—The IFA/USU Extension is holding gardening workshops on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at IFA, 460 S. Main St., in Ephraim. All classes are free of charge. This week’s workshop is about improving garden soils and next week’s lesson is weed control. Questions call Matt Palmer 283-3472.

Dog and Cat Clinic—Fairview City will hold a cat and dog clinic from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Fire Station, 165 North State Street.



Thursday, Feb. 28


Phantom of the Opera—The Snow College Theatre presents the opening night of The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Milinda Weeks in the Kim Christison Theatre. A first ever formal masquerade gala will be held at 6 p.m. For $10, participants can meet the cast and enjoy a live band, food, art show and theatre prizes. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are sold separately. Other performances will be on March 1-2 and March 7-9. Contact the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts Box Office for tickets.

Snow College Convocations—An inspirational talk by Jill Terry Rudd, associate professor at Brigham Young University, will be held on Thursday from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. at the Eccles Center. The presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, go to

Pageant Deadline—Applications for the Sanpete County Sweetheart and Jr. Princess Rodeo Contest is 7 p.m. tonight. Absolutely no late entries will be accepted. The contest will be held May 10 and 11. Contact Lynsey Zeeman at 307-871-9030 for more information. Or see




Art Exhibition—Granary Arts is pleased to present the solo exhibition, Anthology, a retrospective of work created by Richard Gate between 1985 and 2019. Anthology will be on display at Granary Arts through May 10. Open hours are 11-5 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday. An opening reception will be held April, 12 from 6-8 p.m.

Lifeguard Certification—Snow College is holding an American Red Cross lifeguard certification class on Feb. 23, 27 and March 2. Attendance to all classes is mandatory. The class costs $80 and is available to those over age 15. Contact Matt Johnson at 283-7027 or

Food Drive—The North Sanpete High School will host a month-long food drive starting Friday, Feb. 4. All North Sanpete District schools will be accepting non-perishable food donations until Monday, March 4.

Hunter Safety Classes—A new series of hunter safety classes will be held every Saturday until March 2 at the Spring City Old School, 150 E. Center Street at 9 a.m. Participants can qualify for a blue card in one day. For more information or to sign up, call Paula at 469-0994.

Sanpete Food Pantry—Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Family, church and Scout groups can call to arrange a time to volunteer. The pantry is located at 1080 S. Blackhawk Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant. Donations can be made in person or online at

Head Start enrollment—Enrollment is now open for preschool children ages 3-5 for Mt. Pleasant Head Start and for Centerfield Head Start for the 2018-2019 season. This free preschool offers free meals and transportation to outlying areas. Contact: Mt. Pleasant Head Start at 580-5080 or Centerfield at 851-7714.

Grief Support Group—Intermountain Sanpete Valley Hospital offers a grief support group for anyone needing help coping with the loss of a loved one. The group meets once a month on the third Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the basement conference room at Intermountain Sanpete Valley Hospital.

Bible Seekers Club—On Wednesday evening, a kid’s club for ages 5-12 will be hosted by the Heritage Baptist Church, featuring games, activities, music, snacks and Christ-centered activities. Adults are welcome to stay and attend mid-week service while the kids are in club. The event is held at 1045 Medical Drive (across the parking lot from Sanpete Valley Hospital) in Mt. Pleasant. Call 462-9319 for details.

NAMI— The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold monthly meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at 1050 S. Medical Drive in Mt. Pleasant. For information on the Connections recovery group, please call 435-660-6055.