Spring Events to Check Out!
Updated: Feb 27
Community, culture, and quality of life matter a lot to us. That's why we pay close attention to interesting local events that bring people together, give back, inspire creativity, and are simply a good time! Check out what's coming up and mark your calendars - maybe we'll see you there! Click on each event name to learn more.
March 8, 6:30pm: Women Who Rock Trivia Night
Celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8 with KRCL’s first ever Women Who Rock Trivia Night at Mountain West Hard Cider, 425 North 400 West. Get to know other music fans and test your musical knowledge with KRCL’s Midday Show Host, Eugenie and a panel of women who rock.
March 9 & April 13: Fursdays with CAWS @ The Front Climbing Club
Ready for a cuteness overload? Every second Thursday of the month, The Front's Impact Coalition partner CAWS brings adorable, adoptable animals to their gyms. Go play with a pile of adoptable dogs, puppies, kittens, and cats. Who knows, one of those fur babies might steal your heart and go home with you!
Fursdays with CAWS will rotate between all of their locations – follow The Front on Instagram for the latest on where they’ll be this month!
March 11, 11am-1pm: Red Butte Volunteer Fair
Curious about volunteering at Red Butte Garden? Drop in on the volunteer fair to meet other volunteers and their Volunteer crew leads and learn more about the many opportunities they offer. Red Butte is looking for Garden Guides (Docents), Summer Camp & Youth Programs help, Horticulture, and Event volunteers.
March 11-12, 10am-5pm: Chocolate and Cheese Festival
Chocolate and Cheese—few foods have a history as rich or complex. These contrasting flavors come together at Natural History Museum of Utah’s Chocolate & Cheese Festival, where you can celebrate two of the most beloved tastes in the world. With a lively market of fine food purveyors, and delicious workshops (register in advance) to help guests learn more, the festival is a delightful, sweet-and-savory situation for all foodies in and around Salt Lake City.
March 16, 6pm: Wine Takes Flight - Spring into Sauvignon Blanc
As spring is about to be sprung, join the “Spring into Sauvignon Blanc” wine tasting featuring the diversity of this grape varietal. They feature new items in this tasting, and you can get a head start on your wine selections not only for spring, but for all summer long. You’ll taste from a classic citrusy grassy Sauvignon blanc to a ‘sticky’ late harvest style. This is a super fun tasting, especially pairing with delicious Beehive cheese. Join each month for a fun evening of wine education hosted by Jim Santangelo, owner, and Sommelier of Wine Academy of Utah.
March 25, 12pm: HawkWatch, Birds in the Lab!
Join the HawkWatch crew and some of their fine feathered friends at NHMU! Observe live raptors up close and examine a variety of specimens, including feathers, eggs, and claws. Meet the HawkWatch experts, discover how to identify common birds in your communities, and learn about local bird conservation efforts in Utah.
March 29, 7;30pm: The Black Violin Experience
Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers. In the past 12 months, the band has performed for over 100,000 students in the US and Europe, and has partnered with Yamaha and NAMM (National Association of Music Manufactures) to continue supporting music education.
April 1-2: Red Butte Orchid Show
The largest orchid show display in Utah. Join the Utah Orchid Society for a dazzling display of both common and exotic orchid varieties. Society members will share methods for keeping plants healthy and happy, and provide troubleshooting advice for budding orchid enthusiasts. A large selection of both plants and pottery will be on sale for those interested in starting their own collection.
April 7-8: Ballet West's Snow White
Mirror, mirror, on the wall . . . It’s the legendary story of a beautiful princess and her seven adoring companions! See them overcome banishment, curses, and poisoned apples—all while growing closer together and learning the importance of life. Ballet West’s Family series is the perfect introduction to ballet for families and young children. Presented in just over an hour to tell the tale, Snow White will have your children captivated with the arts.
April 8-9: Red Butte Spring Bonsai Show
Discover Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees in containers. Members of The Bonsai Club of Utah will exhibit different bonsai styles and arrangements. Trees and tools will also be available for purchase directly from the experts.
April 12-May 7: Yoga Play @ Salt Lake Acting Company
Utah premiere; Playwright by Dipika Guha. When the yoga apparel giant Jojomon’s reputation takes an unsavory hit, Joan, its newest CEO, embarks on a treacherous path to save not only the company but her career. This uproarious comedy explores the western world’s often misguided quest for enlightenment, deep breathing, and yoga pants at any cost.
April 20-23: Wasatch Mountain Film Festival
The primary mission of the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival is to both question and celebrate the human experience while reconnecting us with nature.
Started in 2014, The Wasatch Mountain Film Festival is a week-long outdoor adventure and environmental awareness documentary film festival based in Salt Lake City, Utah. WMFF is Utah’s premiere outdoor film festival and attracts the world’s best outdoor documentary filmmakers as well as attendees from near and far.
April 21, 10am: Party for the Planet!
Mother Earth deserves a party and Tracy Aviary knows how to make it wild! They'll be kicking off an Earth Day celebration at Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and at Tracy Aviary’s Jordan River Nature Center from 10-4 p.m. on Saturday! Join to learn how to care for and enjoy our planet through exciting hands-on activities, amazing bird encounters, and insightful demonstrations.