Sanpete County Events Calendar


Thursday, Sept. 9

Meet the Candidates—The Ephraim’s Lions Club is hosting “Meet the Candidates Night” in the Ephraim City Council Chambers, 5 South Main.  A meet and greet will be held in the downstairs lobby at 6 p.m. The public may submit questions in writing. A moderator will select five questions to ask each of the candidates during the meeting at 7 p.m.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be playing the SnowDome movies “Exploring New Horizons” at 7 p.m. and “Magnetism: Defending Our Planet, Defining the Cosmos” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building. Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets.

Friday, Sept. 10

United We March—The annual patriotic fundraiser kicks off the Gunnison Gut Check at the city park. The patriotic procession, with the Big Betsy flag, begins at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Followed by motivational speaker Dan Tueller and auction.

Saturday, Sept. 11

Gunnison Gut Check—The flag ceremony and memorial hero honors start at 6 a.m. at the city park. The main race gets going at 6 a.m. also and the mini gut check 6K starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information and to register for the race, visit http://www.gutcheck.itsyourrace.com.

National Day of Service—The Sanpete County 9/11 Day of Service Committee is planning a day of service for the 20th anniversary of 9-11. Participants will be cleaning up U.S. 89 and other areas in their communities. Meet at your city hall at 8:45 a.m. and help out from 9-11 a.m.

Manti Farmer’s Market—The farmer’s market will be open 8 a.m. to noon, behind old Manti City Hall, with fresh produce and baked goods, crafts, artwork and sandwiches. Come enjoy and support the community. Call 851-3258 for questions. 

Sunday, Sept. 12

Self-Reliance Workshops—All adults in the Manti area are invited to a meeting to kick off the self-reliance devotional at 4 p.m. at the Manti Stake Center, 555 E. Union. You do not have to be LDS to join. There is no cost to enroll. The classes will meet each week for two hours for 12 weeks. Courses include personal finance, starting a business, finding a better job, education for better work and finding strength in the Lord.

Monday, Sept. 13

5K Superhero Run—Race starts at 6 p.m. at the Ephraim Canyon View Park. Special gues Miss Utah Sasha Sloan will talk about human traffickinig. Tim Ballard and Ryan Stream will provide entertainment.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Casino Star Concert and Dance—The Casino Star Theatre kicks off their 2021-2022 live concert season with a free Gypsy jazz and swing dance show at 7 p.m. in the Main Street theatre. The concert will feature, a Utah based Gypsy jazz group called The Red Rock Hot Club and International Swing Dance Competition Winners Anthony Chen and Irina Amzashvili. Preceding the concert, a free community swing dance lesson will take place at Building 178 on Main Street from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. All community members are encouraged to come and grow their social dancing skills.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Forest Plan Meeting—A virtual meeting to discuss revisions to the Manti-La Sal Forest Plan will be held online from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The first virtual meeting will be an online information overview. Links for the meeting are available at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/mantilasal/home. Then click on the picture “Get Involved with Forest Plan Revision.”

Thursday, Sept. 16

Constitution Day—The Sanpete County Constitution Party will be holding its Constitution Day at the old city hall in Spring City, 150 E. Center Street, at 7 p.m. Lee Anderson will be the speaker.

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be playing the SnowDome movies “Space Opera (Holst’s Planets)” at 7 p.m. and “Moons: Worlds of Mystery” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building. Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at http://www.snow.edu/planetarium.


Adult Pottery—The Fairview Museum will be hosting adult pottery classes each Wednesday in September from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost for the five-week course is $60. Visit muddypantspottery.com to register.

Snow College TheatreSeason tickets to the theatre are on sale now. Buy four plays and get the musical free. This year’s performances are 12 Angry Jurors, Radium Girls, A Tuna Christmas, Tuck Everlasting and The Foreigner. Adults $36, Youth/Seniors $32. Buy tickets online or call 283-7478. Season package deal valid thru Sept. 15.

Fire Restrictions Lifted—Due to recent rains, the Manti-La Sal National Forest has removed all fire restrictions on forest lands located within the Sanpete, Ferron/Price, Moab and Monticello Ranger Districts.

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.