Festivals & Events

Chocolate Festival

Starts in 13 days: Friday, February 13, 2015
Ends: Saturday, February 14, 2015

Craft booths featuring chocolate confections and Valentine gifts

Friday Schedule:
12:00 pm Booths Open
7:00 – 10:00pm Dance- “Rock of Ages” Band

Saturday Schedule:
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Booths Open
Three motorsports dealers will display their equipment in the Centracom parking lot
Fairview Museum will offer Valentine making for children and adults, and a chocolate fountain. Antique Valentines will be on display.

Excel Dance Studio will provide entertainment periodically through both Friday and Saturday.

Location: Peterson Dance Hall, 65 S. State in Fairview

Contact: Charlet Pemberton
Phone: 435-851-5225

charletpemberton@gmail.com

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Annual Bald Eagle Day

Starts in 14 days: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Ends: Saturday, February 14, 2015

This is a wonderful family activity that gives you a chance to view bald eagles in their natural setting. Spotting scopes will be set up. Driving map of Sanpete Valley will be given out highlighting the best areas to view the eagles. Bring Binoculars and cameras, however, a high power telephoto lens is a must if you choose to photograph, so the birds aren’t disturbed. 9am to 3pm. 435-445-3472

Location: Fish Hatchery in Ft. Green

Contact: Scott Root
Phone: 801-491-5656
http://www.utahoutdooractivities.com/baldeagleday.html
scottroot@utah.gov

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Western Music and Cowboy Poetry

Starts in 14 days: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Ends: Saturday, February 14, 2015

Featuring Ken Stevens and Jo Lynne Kirkwood. Ken, a Western singer and songwriter, boasts top ten honors for his songs and albums, and even hit #1 with his song, “Colors.”

Jo Lynne, received the Academy of Western Artists Award as Top Female Poet in 2009. She was also named a Lariat Laureate for her poem included in the Big Roundup, an anthology of Western and Cowboy Poetry and Music.

Show begins at 7pm. Tickets are available online- $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and students.

Location: Casino Star Theatre in Gunnison

Contact: Diana Spencer
Phone: 435-979-2798
http://www.casinostartheatre.com
docdms@gmail.com

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Sno-Riders Club Ride & Food Drive

Starts in 22 days: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Ends: Saturday, February 21, 2015

Skyline Sno-Riders Annual Poker Ride

Get your poker faces on, it’s that time of year again! Once again we plan to have our Annual Poker Ride and Food Drive at the state road shed parking lot. We will be raffling off the quilt and giving away great prizes. Don’t forget to bring your stuffed animals as well for the Annual Operation Care Bear that our club does each year.

Location: Fairview Canyon in Fairview

Contact: Mary Hill
Phone: 435-462-3960

twobarearmssports@yahoo.com

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Vintage Snowcross Race

Starts in 28 days: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Ends: Saturday, February 28, 2015

This is a vintage race for 1984 and older leaf spring, fan cooled snow-mobiles. It is called a Snocross but will be more of a Lemans type course with lots of turns because nobody really wants to get too much air on a 30 year old leaf spring sled!

CLASSES:
PRO: Age 16 & over
MASTERS: Anyone 50 & over
POWDER PUFF: All Ladies 16 & older
YOUTH: Age 8-15
SNOWBALL EXPRESS: For any 1972 or older snowmobile

Pre-register by calling 801-785-2244. Early registration is $30 until Feb. 26th. The day of the race, registration is $35, cash only. 8:30-9:30AM Registration 10:00AM Racing

Location: just off Skyline Drive in Fairview Canyon

Contact: Mary Hill
Phone: 435-462-3960
http://www.skylinesno-riders.com/
twobarearmssports@yahoo.com

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Palisade 3-Man Scramble

Starts in about 1 month: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Ends: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Shotgun Start 10:00 am

Location: Palisade State Park in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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Snowmobile Shootout

Starts in 2 months: Friday, April 03, 2015
Ends: Sunday, April 05, 2015

Sled enthusiasts from around the nation come to Fairview Canyon this weekend to hill climb, drag race, and show off their high performance equipment. Turbo and nitrous sleds are the Norm. This is not an organized event! No registration required- just come and have fun!

Sanpete Snowmobile Information

Location: Skyline Drive in Fairview Canyon

Contact: Bruce Cahlamer
Phone: 801-393-1010

bruce@psipowerinc.com

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"Write" Here in Ephraim

Starts in 2 months: Friday, April 10, 2015
Ends: Saturday, April 11, 2015

Are you an author, or aspiring to become one? Learn skills and techniques from experiences authors at the 2015 Writers Conference.

Cost: $200 for all classes or $50 each class unless a for profit Business -Then $25 per class or $100 total

Location: Snow College Campus in Ephraim

Contact: To Register Cal Snow College Cashier
Phone: 435-283-7292
http://www.snow.edu/communityed/index.html

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Palisade Fishing Tournament

Starts in 3 months: Saturday, May 09, 2015
Ends: Saturday, May 09, 2015

Sign in 6 am to 7 am. More than $1500 in prizes, including gifts from local sponsors. $20 for adults, $15 for youth 16 and under.

200 people maximum. Call to Register. Registration on the day of event is first-come first-served if space is available.

Location: Palisade State Park in Sterling

Contact: Shon Tripp
Phone: 435-835-6676
http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/palisade
shontripp@utah.gov

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Palisade Golf Tournament

Starts in 3 months: Friday, May 15, 2015
Ends: Saturday, May 16, 2015

Pro Am- Friday, 2pm Shotgun start.
Sanpete Open- Saturday, Tee-times from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Location: Palisade Golf Course in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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Scandinavian Festival

Starts in 4 months: Friday, May 22, 2015
Ends: Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Scandinavian Heritage Festival in Ephraim, Utah, running Thursday through Saturday prior to Memorial Day, is possibly the largest Scandinavian heritage event in the Intermountain West.

Location: Snow College, Pioneer Park in Ephraim

Contact: Ephraim City
Phone: 435-283-4631
http://scandinavianheritagefestival.com
festival@scandinavianfestival.org

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Spring City Heritage Day

Starts in 4 months: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Ends: Saturday, May 23, 2015

The big event for the Friends of Spring City is Heritage Day!

On this day, and this day only, many residents open their historic homes, which have been carefully restored, to tours for the public. Spring City is the best preserved example of an early Mormon pioneer village. Spring City is on the National Register of Historic Pioneer Towns.

Location: 150 East Center in Spring City

Contact: Alison Anderson
Phone: 435-462-5225
http://friendsofhistoricspringcity.org/heritage-day-celebration/
secretary@historicspringcity.org

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Rat Fink Reunion

Starts in 4 months: Thursday, June 04, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 06, 2015

Celebration to honor the memory of Ed Roth, creator of the beloved cartoon character Rat Fink from the 1960’s. See the Rat Fink Website for scheduled daily events.

The Museum is open year around by appointment. Music and professional stripers. Don’t miss the 5k FUN Run!

Location: 404 East 300 North in Manti

Contact: Ilene Roth
Phone: 435-835-2393
http://www.ratfink.com/rat-fink-reunion.php
ratfink@manti.com

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Free Fishing Day

Starts in 4 months: Saturday, June 06, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 06, 2015

Everyone in Utah can fish for free Saturday, June 6, 2015. Please remember that all fishing laws and rules in Utah still apply.

Location: in All of Utah

Contact:
Phone:
http://wildlife.utah.gov/fishing-in-utah.html

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Yuba Fishing Seminar

Starts in 4 months: Saturday, June 06, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 06, 2015

Come to Yuba State Park during free fish day!! In addition to free fishing, Rangers will also put on a “how to fish” seminar! This will be a truly awesome event. Catch them and cook them! We will assist you in preparing your fish in a variety of different dishes. Yum! Yum! Park entrance fees apply.

Location: Yuba State Park in Levan

Contact: Cheston Slater
Phone: 435-758-2611
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/yuba-state-park
yuba@utah.gov

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Sanpete Gives Back- Softball Tournament

Starts in 4 months: Friday, June 12, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 13, 2015

6th Annual Sanpete Gives Back Co-Ed Softball tournament

We are looking for volunteers, sponsors, Teams to play and nominations for this year’s special family. Please feel free to message us through Facebook, email, or call us with any information.

Location: 300 North 200 East in Ephraim

Contact: Brandon & Kory Olson
Phone: 435-851-4154
https://www.facebook.com/sanpetegivesback
sanpetegivesback@gmail.com

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After Dark Zip Line Event at Yuba State Park

Starts in 4 months: Friday, June 12, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 13, 2015

Experience after dark zip lining on the 850’ Monster Mega Zip June 12th and 13th. Ride two zip lines for only $5 after dark. Riders wear glow sticks and zip line in pitch black under the stars!!

Located just North of the Oasis Camp ground.

Location: Yuba State Park in Levan

Contact: Cheston Slater
Phone: 435-758-2611
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/yuba-state-park
yuba@utah.gov

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Palisade Golf Tournament

Starts in 4 months: Monday, June 15, 2015
Ends: Monday, June 15, 2015

Senior Amateur (UGA PPR Event)
9:00 am Shotgun Start, ages 50 and up.

Location: Palisade State Park Golf Course in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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Mormon Miracle Pageant

Starts in 5 months: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Ends: Saturday, June 27, 2015

For an exciting evening under a canopy of stars, join us at the foot of the magnificent Manti Utah Temple to watch the Mormon Miracle Pageant. The pageant’s three intertwined stories of the restoration of the gospel, the witness of the Book of Mormon, and the journey of the faithful pioneers to the beautiful Sanpete Valley, demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ for all people.

Performances run June 18th – 27th ,2015 except Sunday and Monday. The Pageant begins at 9:30 PM and is Free of Charge.

Other Events/ Activities During the Pageant: Aquatic Center   Museums Art Galleries   Pioneer Homes   Pioneer Dugout   ATV Riding   Rock Climbing Fishing   Golfing  Camping   Scenic Drives   Horseback Riding

Additional Pageant Information

Location: Temple Hill in Manti

Contact: Mormon Miracle Pageant
Phone: 435-835-3000

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Yuba Sand Castle Building Competition

Starts in 5 months: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Ends: Saturday, July 11, 2015

Third Annual Sand Castle Building Competition! Put your artistic sand castle building skills to the test. Join us at North Beach at 1 pm. Registration will begin at 12:00 pm. Prizes to the top 5 castles in INDIVIDUAL and TEAM builders. Park entrance fees apply. ($5 per INDIVIDUAL TEAM and $10 per multi person TEAMS.

Location: Yuba State Park in Levan

Contact: Cheston Slater
Phone: 435-758-2611
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/yuba-state-park
yuba@utah.gov

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Carp Bow Fishing Tournament

Starts in 6 months: Saturday, August 01, 2015
Ends: Saturday, August 01, 2015

2-Day Carp Bow Fishing Tournament

The carp are plenty and the prizes too. Payout categories include include Big Fish, Big 5, Open class Airboat, Open class other boat and Sportsmen. 100% payout of all categories!!

Registration: 7am – 9am underneath the day use pavilion at the Oasis campground. Tournament is from 10am – 5pm on Saturday, 9am – 2pm on Sunday.

For additional information call the park.

Location: Yuba State Park in Levan

Contact: Cheston Slater
Phone: 435-758-2611
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/yuba-state-park
yuba@utah.gov

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Palisade Golf Tournament

Starts in 6 months: Monday, August 03, 2015
Ends: Monday, August 03, 2015

2-Man Senior Four Ball (Best-Ball)
Shotgun Start 9:00 am

Location: Palisade Golf Course in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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Manti Mountain ATV Run Jamboree

Starts in 6 months: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Ends: Saturday, August 15, 2015

Come and enjoy on your ATV one of the most scenic areas in Utah not seen from the highway. ATV riders will see pristine vistas in Central Utah courtesy of local guides on intermediate and advanced trails. ATV trails run from an altitude of 5,600ft. to over 10,000 feet. More ATV Run Info…

Location: Depart from City Park 300 W. 200 N. in Manti

Contact: Manti City Office
Phone: 435-835-2401
http://www.mantiatvrun.com
kentbarton@manticity.com

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Camp Yuba Triathlon

Starts in 7 months: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Ends: Saturday, September 12, 2015

Compete in an Olympic or Sprint distance triathlon. This is an ongoing yearly event, extremely organized and very fast and fun.

Location: Yuba State Park in Levan

Contact: Cheston Slater
Phone: 435-758-2611
http://www.racetri.com/camp-yuba/

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Palisade Golf Tournament

Starts in 8 months: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Ends: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Amateur Golf Tournament
Shotgun Start 9:00 am.

Location: Palisade Golf Course in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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Nightmare Scramble at Palisade

Starts in 9 months: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Ends: Saturday, October 24, 2015

10am Shotgun Start.

Location: Palisade State Park in Sterling

Contact: Casey Fowles
Phone: 435-835-4653
http://stateparks.utah.gov/park/palisade-state-park
cfowles@utah.gov

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