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Utah State Fair

State Fair, Utah, Music, Live, Entertainment, Family, Food, Rodeo

The largest single annual event in Utah featuring live concerts, entertainment, rides, rodeo, art, barnyard friends, little hands on the farm,  ice cream festival and more.

1st & 2nd Week of September

Salt Lake Greek Festival

Greek Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dancing, Music, Food, Family, EntertainmentCome experience authentic foods, and exciting entertainment at Salt Lake City’s annual Greek Festival. The lively event often attracts up to 50,000 attendees and also features art displays and both 5K and 10K runs.

OPA!! Welcome to the Greek Festival. Here you will witness a variety of traditional Greek folk dances performed by our dance groups. The suite of dances will consist of Pan-Hellenic dances (danced throughout Greece with regional variances) and dances from the mainland and islands.

The most popular form of the Greek folk dance is the open circle, with regular handhold position, moving counter-clockwise. Next is the straight line with arms on shoulders of adjacent dancers. The third form is the curved-line dance with the basket-weave hold.

1st Week of September

South Jordan Farmers Market

Farmers Market, South Jordan, Utah, Produce, FoodCreate lasting bonds with those who produce the food you like to eat!

“Come experience the season’s freshest fruits and vegetables grown by your local Utah Farmers. TASTE THE DIFFERENCE!”

AUGUST – OCTOBER ANNUALLY
SATURDAY MORNINGS

South Jordan Towne Center Farmers Market
1600 West Towne Center Drive (10600 South)
South Jordan, Utah 84095  (801) 254-3742

Cooking Japanese Steakhouse Style

Viking Cooking Classes, Japanese Steakhouse Style Cooking, Sugar House, Utah, Salt Lake CityOnce you know the “secret” ingredients and understand the cooking methods used by Japanese steakhouses, you’ll be able to re-create the atmosphere of a high-energy Japanese steakhouse right in your own home. Along with dazzling side dishes, we’ll provide the recipes for succulent steak and shrimp that are so good, your guests won’t even mind if you don’t slice, dice and flip them onto their plates.

SKILLS and TECHNIQUES Working with authentic Japanese ingredients; cooking traditional teppanyaki (hibachi-style) dishes in your own home; peeling, deveining and cooking shrimp; making salad dressing; flambéing; searing and testing meat for doneness; making sauces; stir-frying/wok-cooking.

  • Steakhouse Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing
  • Teppanyaki Shrimp Flambé with Yoshi’s Special Sauce
  • Hibachi Steak with Fresh Vegetables and Mustard Sauce
  • Japanese Fried Rice
  • Sample Recipes: Edamame; Tangerine Sorbet
  • Thai Cooking School

    Thai Cooking School, Cuisine, Classes, Participation, Salt Lake City, UtahThai cuisine is unquestionably among the world’s finest with its surprising blend of hot, sweet and sour flavors, all in perfect balance. In this stimulating hands-on workshop, prepare a highly distinctive Thai menu that boldly explodes on the palate. Along with your meal, enjoy a glass of wine or Thai iced tea while discussing the creative cooking techniques and exotic ingredients of Thailand.

    SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Cooking with traditional Thai ingredients; grilling steak; making soup; stir-frying/wok-cooking; cooking shrimp perfectly every time.

  • Thai Beef Salad with Lettuce Cups and Sticky Rice
  • Coconut and Lemongrass Soup with Chicken (Tom Khai Gai)
  • Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Peanuts (Shrimp Pad Thai)
  • Sample Recipe: Mango Sorbet “Martini” with Basil Sugar Rim
  • Sample Recipe: Thai Iced Tea
  • Bonus Recipe: Ginger Cosmopolitans
  • Bluff Balloon Festival

    Hot Air Balloon Festival, Bluff, Utah, Southern Utah, San Juan County, FamilyBluff, Utah, the little town with the great can-do attitude is hosting the Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival on January 13-16, 2011. It started with one balloon and oodles of volunteers. We still have the volunteers, a tremendously supportive business community, and the nicest, most experienced group of balloonists imaginable.

    Why do they return year after year? Simple. Bluff provides some of the most beautiful, unencumbered red rock flying in the Southwest. The big, colorful balloons are flown by a big, colorful cast of characters with hearts as large as their flying orbs.

    Watch as their colorful balloons kiss the red rock bluffs! Fun lovers of all ages will enjoy this very friendly event!

    Schedule of Events

    All events are scheduled at the Bluff Community Center

    Friday, January 14

    7:00 am
    Coyote and Hare Race with flying in Bluff

    5:00 pm
    Bluff Elementary Navajo Taco dinner

    Saturday, January 15

    7:00 am
    Balloons fly in Bluff!

    9:00am-3:00 pm
    Bluff Balloon Festival Arts Fair

    3:00-5:00 pm
    Southwest Cuisine Cook-off

    5:30 pm
    Balloon Glow-in

    Sunday, January 16

    6:30 am
    Fly Valley of the Gods (meet at Bluff Community Center)

    For general information, contact Marcia at 435-672-2290

    Home Remodeling and Decorating Show

    The Annual Home Show known as the Home Remodeling & Decorating Show is Southern California’s longest running and original 3 day HOME and GARDEN Show.
    And the only Home Show exclusively endorsed by the league of California homeowners.

    The Home Show Remodeling and Decorating Show, Demonstrations, Cooking, Expo, Sandy, Utah, South Town CenterAs a homeowner, you and your family will be able stroll through thousands and thousands of square feet filled with the very latest home improvement products and services for your home: Kitchens, floors, windows, doors. You’ll find everything from roofs to rose gardens!! The companies who exhibit at our shows are real pros who love to display their work. You can shop, compare and find the right products and services at the best possible prices!!!

    SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS

    Two continuous stages will feature great do-it-yourself workshops as well as informative presentations about the latest products and services for your home. Also featured are awesome cooking demonstrations by leading chefs from some of the best restaurants in town. Ongoing seminars include practical topics on How to Choose a Contractor, Investment Strategies and Retirement Planning.

    Meet scores of local and national celebrities. Take home tons of free samples and sign up for lots of chances to win some really great prizes from Home Improvement King including $10,000.00 in home improvement or $5000.00 in Kitchen remodeling and $5000.00 for new Windows. It’s all happening at the Home Remodeling & Decorating show!