Sanpete County Events Calendar

EVENTS:

Wednesday, July 28, – Saturday, July 30

Comedy Play—Fairview’s own North Bend Entertainers will be presenting Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Peterson Dance Hall in Fairview this week. The play is directed by Alex Barlow of Mt. Pleasant; the cast includes students and alumni from North Sanpete High School. Curtain call is 7 p.m. sharp and all tickets are $5 at the door. Call 469-1177 or visit Facebook.com/NorthBendEntertainers for more information. 

Wednesday, July 28

Summer Reading—The Manti Public Library’s Summer Reading Storytime and Activity Series called “Tails and Tales,” will discuss “Wild Horses” at 2 p.m. in the library.

Thursday, July 29

Summer Crafts—The Sanpete 4-H is holding a craft class on wall art from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will create exhibits to enter at the county fair. Call USU Extension for info a 283-3472.

Sanpete Beat—Come join the performance marching band, Battalion Corp, as they perform their 5th annual “Sanpete Beat” at 7 p.m. on the Snow College football field. Free for the whole family. For more info, visit www.battalioncorps.org/events.

Friday, July 30

Movies in the Park—Security National Mortgage Company is sponsoring Friday’s MTCC movie “Raya and the Last Dragon” at the Manti City Park. Games at 7:30 p.m. and the movie is at dusk. Free popcorn and drinks.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be playing the SnowDome movie “Voyage to Distant Worlds” at 7 p.m. and “Exolanets” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building. Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

Friday, July 30 – Saturday, July 31

Car Show—The “Blast from the Past” car show will be held over these two days at the Salina City Park. For info, visit blastfromthepastcarshow.com.

Saturday, July 31

Summer Reading—The Manti Public Library’s Summer Reading Storytime and Activity Series called “Tails and Tales,” will hold an award presentation at 11 a.m. in the library.

Monday, Aug. 2 – Friday, Aug. 6

Soccer Camp—The Sanpete Soccer/Manti Recreation Soccer Camp is being held at the Manti City Sports Park. Get details to register at challengersports.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 3

Golf Fundraiser—The Manti High golf team is sponsoring a four-person scramble tourney at the Palisade Golf Course. Shotgun start at 2 p.m. Proceeds go to support Manti golf. The entry fee is $200 a team. Bring some extra cash for raffle drawing and other fun things. Register at 835-4653.

Tuesday, Aug. 3 – Wednesday, Aug. 4

Social Media Boot Camp—The Snow College Small Business Development Center is holding a two day in-person training session on using social media. The classes run from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night at the Business Building, Room 137, on the Ephraim Campus. Sign up at snow.edu/SBDC.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

Craft Day—The Sanpete 4-H is holding the Cloverbud Craft Camp for kids K-2nd grade from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are limited. 4-H membership required. Call USU Extension for info a 283-3472.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be playing the SnowDome movie “Phantom of the Universe” at 7 p.m. and “Into the Polar Night” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building. Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

Thursday, Aug. 5

Water Fight—Come to the Manti City Park at 4:30 p.m. to engage in a “water fight with a cop” and vote for the officer you want dunked. For ages 3-16. Donations go to the Friends of the Sanpete Children’s Justice Center. Water balloons and cups provided. Please no water guns.

Senior Social—All single senior adults (ages 36-plus) are invited to the first Regional Friendship Social at the Gunnison City Park Pavilion at 6 p.m. This Friendship Social will be hosted by the Gunnison Utah Stake. An evening of socializing including a scrumptious dinner will be provided and served by members of the Gunnison Stake High Council and Stake Relief Society Presidency. Entertainment will be provided by talented singer entertainer Phillip Winters and his accompanist Adrian Ruger.

Friday, Aug. 6 – Saturday, Aug. 7

Spring City Bluegrass and Folk Festival—The iconic festival featuring great music, food, crafts and a quilt exhibit will be filled with action over these two days. See the Facebook Page Spring City Bluegrass for the full lineup.

Quilt Show—In conjunction with the blue grass festival in Spring City, a quilt show will be held in the ballroom of the new town hall from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. Free admission. Anyone wishing to have a quilt exhibited can contact Tracie Bradley of Manti at 340-0535 or Twila Gutierrez at 462-4468. This is people’s choice and awards will be given to the top three winners.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

No Fires in Mayfield—The city has issued a proclamation: “Warning: No fires or fireworks in town of any kind.”

Fire Restrictions—The extreme drought has prompted the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to temporarily ban campfires and recreational target shooting on its 146 wildlife management areas across Utah.

Wood Permits—The Manti-La Sal National Forest will issue firewood permits on Sanpete districts through November. Firewood permits authorize up to four cords of fuel per household. Check with your local ranger station for more info.

Arts in the Park—Every Wednesday during the summer, there will be a free concert from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Canyon View Park Amphitheatre, 625 S. 100 East, in Ephraim from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Food trucks will be on hand at 5:30 p.m. in the south parking lot.

Senior Water Aerobics—The Mt. Pleasant Aquatic Center is holding water aerobics for seniors Monday thru Friday at 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The cost is included in the daily admittance fee.

Library Classes—The Manti Public Library is pleased to announce a computer coding class for adults, held every other Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. The instructor is Ned Armstrong. A Ukulele class will be held alternating Thursdays from 4:30 to 5 p.m. The instructor is Sam Blatter.  Please call the library for further information at 835-2201.

Senior Center News—The Fairview Senior Center is open for renting the building. A potluck dinner will be held the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. For info, call Linda Miller at 262-0572. All requests for rental reservations at the Ephraim Senior Center should be made to Jeanie Tidwell at 813-2508. The Mt. Pleasant Senior Building is available to rent by calling 462- 9297.

Clothing Bank—The Resource clothing bank at 50 S. 100 West in Ephraim has re-opened on Wednesdays from 1-7 p.m. Please only donate clean, gently used, or new clothing, shoes and linens.

NAMI—With COVID-19 still shutting down in-person groups, free NAMI seminars and programs are available online on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m.  Register at http://namiut.2.vu/ff. The online connection support group isWednesdays 12:30-2 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.

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