Find a list of your saved stories here

10 more ways to kick fall off on the right foot

10 more ways to kick fall off on the right foot

Save Story

Save stories to read later

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SALT LAKE CITY — Are you still trying to find a way to celebrate the first week of fall? Here are 9 more ways to get out and about and have some fun as the weather takes a turn.

Are there events you'd like to see included? Email us, or tweet @kslcom with the hashtag #StuffToDo. We'll include them in next week's article.

Sept. 28

  • Fall Festival at the American West Heritage Center, 4025 S. Hwy. 89-91, Wellsville. Admission $5–$10. Corn maze, hay jump, rope climb, gourd launcher, giant slide, BB gun range, etc. 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Fall Festival at the New Pilgrim Baptist Church, 5133 S. Heath Avenue, Kearns. Free admission. Bounce houses, face painting, dunking booth, cotton candy. "Avengers" shown at dusk.
  • Friday afternoon child-appropriate movie at the Salt Lake City Library, 3 p.m. at the main library story room.

Sept. 29

  • A Night of Miracles for Nathan Glad at the Utah Olympic Oval, 5662 S. Cougar Lane, Kearns. Refreshments, kids activities, performers and artists.
  • Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers weigh off at Thanksgiving Point. Free admission.
  • Bountiful Oktoberfest at Saint Olaf Catholic Church and School, 1800 S. Orchard Drive. 1 p.m.–9 p.m. Food, bingo, children's activities, wine and beer garden. Free admission.
  • Cowboy Poetry Series at Antelope Island, 3 p.m.–4 p.m. Poetry by the Urry family.
  • Charity yard sale at Iron County Visitor Center, 581 N. Main Street, Cedar City. Proceeds given to Iron County Care and Share. To donate, email
  • National Public Lands Day: Free admission to all national parks.
  • Judy Byington book signing at Sugarhouse Barnes & Noble, 1104 E. 2100 South. 1 p.m.נ p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — The weekend is over, taking summer with it. But that's no reason to despair. Here are 21 ways to kick fall off on the right foot.

Are there events you'd like to see included? Email us, or tweet @kslcom with the hashtag #StuffToDo. We'll include them in Wednesday's edition.

Salt Lake Valley

- Some Utah museums are taking part in a national day on which they will open their doors to the public for free. See if there are any near you here. - Sept. 24–30: Downtown Dine O'Round, Salt Lake. $5-$30. Sample Salt Lake City restaurants for lunch or dinner. More info here. - Sept. 29: Pioneer Celebration Museum Day at Benson Grist Mill in Stansbury Park, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission. Pioneer demonstrations, children's games, food, etc. For more info, contact Benson Grist Mill at 435-882-7678. - Sept. 29: Trot for Trisha to raise funds for medical expenses related to brain cancer. Begins at 8:30 a.m. at 11350 S. 4000 West, South Jordan. More info here. - Sept. 29: Team Hope Walk at Draper Park, 12500 S. 1300 East, to fight for those affected by Huntington's Disease. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Food, raffle, silent auction and entertainment afterward. More info here. - Sept. 29: Wild Stampede 5K Run and Kids Dash at Utah's Hogle Zoo. $15–$65. - Sept. 29: Drug Take-Back Day. Smith's Draper store at 212 E. 12300 South will accept expired or unwanted medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Sept. 29: Fallen in Chocolate 5K, 8 a.m. at Bywater Park, 3149 E. Branbury Road, Cottonwood Heights. More info here. - Sept. 29–Jan. 27: Da Vinci — The Genius exhibit at The Leonardo at Library Square, 209 E. 500 South, Salt Lake. Wed.–Sun. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Submit an event:
Is there an event coming up you'd like to see included in this space? Email or tweet @kslcom with the hashtag #StuffToDo.

Utah Valley

  • Sept. 28–29: Dollhouse Festival: Hope for Children at Academy Square Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo. Boutique and house auction begins at 10 a.m. More info here.
  • Sept. 30: Oddfellows Christmas 4 Kids charity ride. Registration 8 a.m.–10 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Upholstery, 10 W. Center Street. $20 singles, $25 doubles. Ride leaves at 10:30 a.m. For more info, call Tyler at 801-895-6193.

East of the valleys

  • Sept. 24–Oct. 7: 40th Annual Oktoberfest at Snowbird Resort. Saturdays and Sundays; event information here.
  • Sept. 24㪵: Saint Bernard 2012 National Dog Show, 700 N. Homestead Drive, Heber City. More info here.
  • Sept. 29: Hootenanny Music Festival at the National Ability Center, Quinn's Junction, Park City. Noon to 6 p.m. Family friendly. More info here.
  • Sept. 29: 16th Annual Sundance Harvest Market, Sundance Resort, 8841 N. Alpine Loop Road. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free to attend. Features musical entertainment, food and artistic hand crafted items.

Are you attending?
Are you attending a local event? Tweet us a picture @kslcom and include the hashtag #StuffToDo, or email a photo and description to We'll include the photos in our next events article.

Northern Utah- Sept. 24: Didgeridoo Performance with Randin Graves, 7 p.m.–8 p.m., Weber County Library North Branch, 475 E 2600 North, North Ogden.

  • Sept. 26: Dance party at Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Country dancing lessons 8 p.m.–9 p.m. $4 admission before 9 p.m., $5 after.
  • Sept. 28: "The Importance of Being Earnest" performed at the Old Barn Theatre, 3605 Bigler Road, Collinston. 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. More info here.
  • Sept. 28–29: Shakespeare in the Dark, Gallery Theater at Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Tickets $5. Curtain 7 p.m., with Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.

Southern Utah

  • Sept. 28–29: Santa Clara Swiss Days. Event info here.
  • Sept. 29: Benefit concert at Snow Canyon High School in St. George for victims of Santa Clara flooding. More info here.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast