March Calendar of Events

Mar 2: Registration Opens for the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. Buy Your tickets to field trips, workshops, and the annual Dutch Oven Dinner. There are free workshops and programs, but those that cost and require registration start at $5 and go up to $80. For more information, visit www.daviscountyutah.gov/greatsaltlakebirdfest (the festival is May 14-17)

Mar 4: 9th Annual Intermountain Icebreaker Rodeo @ Golden Spike Event Center 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. see www. Intermountainicebreaker.com for details

Mar 6: Weber State Women’s Basketball vs Eastern Washington@ Dee Event Center 7 p.m. | First Friday Art Stroll for a list of locations visit http://www.ogdencity.com/artstroll. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Mar 11: Signs of Spring @ Ogden Nature Center 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Join us as we hit the trails looking for signs of spring. Meet in the Visitor’s Center | Jazz at the Station @ Ogden Union Station 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. free

Mar 13, 14: Drag Show @ Salty Creative 443 27th Street, Ogden Times TBD An Ogden City Arts Grant-supported drag performance that has singing, dancing, and wigs. A portion of the proceeds will benefit at-risk youth in Ogden

Mar 14: Indie Ogden Awards @ The Monarch 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Go to indieogdenutah.com to get tickets.

Mar 15: Ogden Freedom Hiking event 10 a.m. visit website for location https://www.meetup.com/Ogden-Freedom-Hikers/

Mar 16-21: Birdhouse Competition submissions @ Ogden Nature Center. An outdoor exhibit of handcrafted and whimsical birdhouses. No Entry fee. All ages are encouraged to enter

Mar 18: Going Green (for St. Patrick’s Day) @ Ogden Nature Center 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Why are so many things green in nature?

Go on a scavenger hunt searching for all things green. Meet in the visitors center.

March 19-21: Experience a week of adventure, education, recreation and participation in the first annual InterMountain Events. Compete in an urban adventure race, attend the Weber State University’s Intermountain Sustainability Summit. Mix and mingle with business executives from Silicon Slopes, watch Outdoor Weber’s entrepreneurship students pitch innovative ideas for $30,000, check out the latest outdoor gear, and taste the newest local beer. www.visitogden.com/intermountain/

Mar 21: Winter Race Circuit 10 Miler @ Ogden Ice Sheet 8 a.m. visit Ogdenmarathon.com/p/winterracecircut for details | Spring Beer Festival @ Ogden Union Station 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. This is a ticketed, 21+ event. $20 admission tickets include 3 sample pours and one $5 food voucher. Designated driver tickets are $10 and include one $5 meal voucher. | Women in Music by NEXT Ensemble @ Eccles Community Art Center 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. An all-woman ensemble playing music written by women. Cost $10. Students and children under 17 FREE.

Mar 25: Marvelous Mushrooms and Fantastic Fungi @ Ogden Nature Center 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. From parasitic and symbiotic relationships, to its use as biological indicator of air quality, funguses are fun to learn about. Join us as we search for and learn about the most widely distributed organism on earth!

Weber County Main Branch Events

Mar 2: Dr. Seuss’ Birthday @ 4 p.m. Learn about his life and celebrate with some story time, crafts, and activities

Mar 10: Water, Humans, and the Great Salt Lake: Relationships of Change @ 7 p.m. Dr Carla Trentelman is an environmental and natural resource socioligoist at Weber State University and will discuss the relationship between humans and water related to the Great Salt Lake.

Mar 11: Family STEM Night @ 6 p.m. Learn about the new NASA mission to explore Mars in 2020

Mar 28: Cupcake Wars @ 2 p.m. ages 12-18 Race against the clock to decorate your cupcake. Professional cake decorator Kylie Holt will be a guest judge. Call (801)337-2639 to register.

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