August-October Events & Updates

SCHOOL EVENTS

Aug 26: First Day of School. Visit wsd.net for the most up-to-date information for the COVID-19 response in regards to returning to school. http://wsd.net/covid-19/news/return-to-school-letter/itemlist/category/179-covid-19

LIBRARY EVENTS

The Ogden Main Branch Library is open and ready to serve the public. To support social distancing efforts, Weber County Library programs have moved online. New content is available weekly at weberpl.org as well as the Library’s social media channels. Like them at facebook.com/weberpl or follow us @webercountylibrary on Instagram.

Online Programs for Children & Teens

Silly Story Time
New Videos Mondays | Ages 12 & Under

Storytime for Littles
New Videos Tuesdays | Ages 10-5

STEAM Stream
New Videos Wednesdays | Ages 12 & Under

Teen Book Talks
New Videos Fridays | Ages 12-18

FUN THINGS TO DO

Stay connected with the Ogden Nature Center virtually. On their Facebook page, they post their Wild Wednesdays discussions. All summer camps listed on the calendar online are happening.

Wednesdays: Country Dancing @ The Union Station 8:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Lessons 9 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Open Dance Floor. Cost $4 before 9 p.m. or $5 after

Fridays: Friday’s Live! By Farmers Market Ogden Virtual Concerts on their Facebook page @ 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Join us for live music by your favorite local musicians.

Saturdays: Aug 1 – Sep 12: Summer Art Fair @ The Eccle’s Art Center 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. This will be an outdoor market-style weekend art fair where patrons can view and buy work by local artists! | Sep 26 – Oct 17: Fall Market @ Ogden Amphitheater 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

AUGUST

Aug 1: Steven Cubed @ Peery’s Egyptian Theater 7 p.m.

Aug 4: Quarteto Nuevo @ The Monarch 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Aug 7: First Friday Art Stroll

Aug 3 – 8: Antelope Island Spiderfest – VIRTUAL visit https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/antelope-island/2020-spider-festival-virtual-version/ for more details

Aug 5-8: Weber County Fair. Visit webercountyfair.org for more information.

Aug 12: Ogden River Clean-up with the Weber State Outdoor Program @ 6 p.m. Email OutdoorProgram@weber.edu to register

Aug 14: Backpack & School Supplies Giveaway. @ Alpine Church, Riverdale 5050 S. 1275 W. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The student and a guardian need to both be present to receive the supplies. If you’d like to donate items, please contact alpinecares@alpinechurch.org

Aug 20: Alice in Wonderland @ Perry’s Egyptian Theater 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Aug 22: TedX Ogden @ Peery’s Egyptian Theater 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Aug 26th: Free Financial Education Webinar on Kids and Money 3pm http://facebook.com/brookswealth1/live

Aug 28-29: Art In Bloom @ The Eccles Art Center Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – noon.

Aug 29: Weber State Womens Soccer versus Utah State @ WSU 7 p.m.

SEPTEMBER

Sep 4: Historic 25th Street Car & Motorcycle Show @ Wall Ave. to Washington Blvd. 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Online registration will close Friday Aug 28.

Sep 5: Ballet West II: Snow White @ Austad Auditorium 2 p.m.

Sep 12: Holi Festival of Colors @ West Stadium Park 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sep 15 – 20: Alice in Quiltland – QuiltFest 2020 @ Davis Conference Center all day

Sep 16: WSU Women’s Soccer @ Weber State vs UVU 6 p.m.

Sept 19: Harvest Moon Celebration family friendly activities & live music. @ Ogden downtown 25th Street 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Up for Down Syndrome Century Ride @ Pioneer Park in Kaysville, UT 7 a.m. Choose to ride 100, 75, 50, 25 miles. Rider entry fee: $75. For more info: https://www.udsf.org/events-news/up-for-down-syndrome-century-ride.html

Sep 26: Ogden Marathon – rescheduled @ Ogden City Amphitheater @ 7 a.m.

OCTOBER

Oct 2: First Friday Art Stroll

Oct 9: Weber State Cross Country Meet @ USU

Oct 10: Antelope Island Marathon | Weber State Football vs. Dixie State @ WSU | Pe- culiar Pours Beer Festival @ Ogden Union Station

Oct 24: Witchstock Festival @ Ogden City Amphitheater 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

NATIONAL PARKS UPDATE:

Arches National Park roads, trails, park store, and restrooms are open. The visitor center, campground, and Fiery Furnace remain closed. Canyonlands National Park roads, trails, park stores, and restrooms are open. Campgrounds will open July 1, 2020. Visitor centers remain closed. Entrance fees are being collected. Capitol Reef National Park is fully open with implementation of our final phased resumption in operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The visitor center and Gifford House are open with social distancing measures in place. In Zion National Park, Kolob Canyons Area, Scenic Drive, and Visitor Center are temporarily closed to all traffic. Park shuttles have resumed modified operations-tickets required. Book tickets in advance on Recreation.gov. Private vehicles are not allowed on the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive when shuttles are in operation. Bryce Canyon is increasing recreational access and services. Visit nps.gov for more details.

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