Daily Archives: July 31, 2016

Payson Onion Days Calendar of Events

Thursday, September 1

Payson Onion Days Calendar of Events

Collin Raye takes stage for Payson Golden Onion Days celebration

Country music artist Collin Raye is scheduled to perform at this year’s Golden Onion Days free concert event on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Peteetneet Amphitheater.

Collin Raye takes stage for Payson Golden Onion Days celebration

Payson Onion Days: Secrets of a soap box derby dad

For those who grew up with Boy Scouts, there is no denying that a winning car qualified the male figure as the ultimate superpower in the Pinewood Derby universe. On Saturday, Sept. 3, competitors get to take derby racing to…

Payson Onion Days: Secrets of a soap box derby dad

Utah County Fair showcases ‘wildlife artists’ in taxidermy competition

To be a taxidermist, you’ve got to be equal parts biologist, welder, engineer, seamstress and beautician. Many of the tools used by taxidermists are borrowed from other industries or handmade. And while some taxidermists earn a living in the trade,…

Utah County Fair showcases ‘wildlife artists’ in taxidermy competition

Parade around the pond: Salem Days parade a crowd pleaser

The Grand Parade during the annual Salem Days celebration is like other parades around Utah County — there are the floats, the royalty, people riding horses, spectators lining the route. But there are some things that set it apart, too.

Parade around the pond: Salem Days parade a crowd pleaser

Salem Days Calendar of Events

Saturday, August 6

Salem Days Calendar of Events

Family always the focus of annual Salem Days

Family fireside, family fun run, family movie night, family of the year — during the Salem Days celebration every year, the city puts all the focus on families.

Family always the focus of annual Salem Days

Peel back the many layers of Payson Golden Onion Days

Historically, the annual Golden Onion Days event in Payson could just as easily have been called the Peteetneet Golden Sugar Beet Days. The creek area that remains a popular camping spot was originally named after Chief Peteetneet, a local Ute…

Peel back the many layers of Payson Golden Onion Days

As Utah County Fair continues growing tradition, organizers in search of more volunteers

It’s difficult to think of a time in August when we aren’t craving a mountain of cotton candy, a free concert under the stars, a stroll through the livestock barn, or a night of crash ‘em up demolition derby entertainment.

As Utah County Fair continues growing tradition, organizers in search of more volunteers

Sink and swim: Cardboard Duct Tape Regatta continues to delight crowds

Shellie Olsen and her family got involved with cardboard and duct tape boats about 14 years ago, when Salem held its first Cardboard Duct Tape Regatta.

Sink and swim: Cardboard Duct Tape Regatta continues to delight crowds