Sanpete County Happenings


Thursday, Sept. 21

Snow College Convocation—Tim Ballard, Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad, a nonprofit that assists in the rescue of human trafficking and sex trafficking victims,  will speak at the Snow College Convocation from 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the Eccles Center. For information, go to

            Granary Art Workshop—A free art workshop featuring rock painting will be held at Ephraim’s Granary Arts Center from 3:30-4:30 p.m. All materials will be provided. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Dr. Darrel Olsen Career Celebration—The public invited to celebrate his career before retirement at the Ephraim IHC clinic at 525 N. Main Street, 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, Sept. 22

            Saga of Brewer Cave—Utahna Jessop and the Ancient Historical Research Foundation present a lecture, “Manti’s Giant Mummies and Ancient Records: Exploring the Saga of Brewer Cave.” The presentation will be at 7 p.m. in the Manti City Building, 50 S. Main, in the Eva Beale Auditorium on the second floor.

Friday, Sept. 22- Saturday, Sept. 23

30th Settlement of Sanpete—The multi-day event put on by the Manti Camp of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers will begin on Friday with a Welsh music festival at 7 p.m. at the Manti Tabernacle.

The next day, activities resume at 8 a.m. at the Manti Tabernacle with family registration until 9:15 a.m.  Then the event moves to the Manti City Cemetery. There will be a prayer of thanksgiving, after which Ron Dennis, a leading scholar on Welsh Mormon history will speak. For information, contact Jane Braithwaite at 835-5841.

Gunnison Valley Legacy Wall Unveiling—The completion of the Gunnison Valley Legacy Wall will be celebrated, beginning at 10 a.m. with the Chalk it Up! street art festival.

The actual unveiling ceremony begins at 5 p.m. at the clock tower plaza with a short program and dedication by President Greg Rosenvall of the Gunnison LDS Stake.

At 5:30 p.m., the Original Blue Healers, a group from Salt Lake City that includes strings, brass and percussion, will play until 8 p.m. Contact for more information.

Emergency Preparedness Fair—Moroni City is hosting an emergency preparedness fair at North Sanpete Middle School from noon-4 p.m. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Bible Seekers Club—Heritage Baptist Church will begin the Bible Seekers Club from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This is a weekly Bible program for children 5-10 years old. The club will run each Wednesday evening through the winter and conclude with a closing program on May 2, 2018.

The club is taught by Millie Preston and Marie Lindahl. There will also be Bible study time for adults, concurrent with the children’s program. If you have any questions, please contact Millie Preston at 462-9319.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Special program on pageant—A half-hour program on the Mormon Miracle Pageant, “50 Years of Miracles,” produced by Manti native Sam Penrod, will air at noon on Channel 5, between the morning and afternoon sessions of LDS general conference.