Salt Lake City Weekend Events: See What’s Happening In The Area

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Curious about what to do in the Salt Lake City area this weekend? Patch has you covered, we’re showcasing several events taking place this week in and around Salt Lake City. Check out what’s happening and what might interest you before you make plans.

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Here are a few events happening this weekend in and near Salt Lake City:


6th grade- pick up schedule and locker

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Wasatch Jr High
  • What: Event listing from Wasatch Jr High: Thursday, August 12 from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM Learn More

Girls Soccer @ Waterford – Granger High

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Thursday and August 12 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Learn More

G. Soccer vs Bonneville – Skyline High

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Thursday and August 12 from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM Learn More

JCC Swim Meet – I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center – Health & Fitness


Title 1 Parent Mtg – Pacific Heritage Academy

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Pacific Heritage Academy
  • What: Event listing from Pacific Heritage Academy: Thursday, August 12 from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Meet and Greet – Pacific Heritage Academy

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Pacific Heritage Academy
  • What: Event listing from Pacific Heritage Academy: Thursday, August 12 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

Birds & Brew: Fall Migration – Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens
  • What: Event listing from Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens: Thursday, August 12 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMBirds and Brew is back for a special evening of fall migration education. Join us for beer from Fisher Brewing Company while exploring Aviary grounds after hours. You’ll learn … Learn More

Leadership Team Meeting Check-in – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Thursday, August 12 from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM Learn More

Back to School Night & Spaghetti Dinner

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School: Thursday, August 12 at 10:00 PM through Friday, August 13 at 1:00 AM Learn More

Hillside Open House – Hillside Elementary School

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hillside Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Hillside Elementary School: Thursday, August 12 at 10:30 PM through Friday, August 13 at 12:30 AMOpen house for students and parents of Hillside Elementary. August 12 – 4:30 – 6:30 PM Learn More

Back to School Night – Jackling Elementary School

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: Jackling Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Jackling Elementary School: Thursday, August 12 at 11:30 PM through Friday, August 13 at 1:00 AMDinner provided: hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks and a cookie. Learn More

MUSTHAVE Box #6 Drop – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Friday, August 13 from 12:00 AM to 12:15 AM Learn More

No PD – Pacific Heritage Academy

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Pacific Heritage Academy
  • What: Event listing from Pacific Heritage Academy: Friday, August 13 (all day) Learn More

Back to School Night 6:30-7:30 PM – John F. Kennedy Jr High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:30 a.m.
  • Where: John F. Kennedy Jr High
  • What: Event listing from John F. Kennedy Jr High: Friday, August 13 from 12:30 AM to 1:30 AM Learn More

Teacher Meet & Greet – American Preparatory Academy – Draper 1

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – Draper 1
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – Draper 1: Friday, August 13 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Learn More

9th Grade Orientation – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2: Friday, August 13 at 9:00 AM Learn More

10th/11th Grade Orientation – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2: Friday, August 13 at 11:00 AM Learn More

Meet & Greet Openhouse – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 1

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 1
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 1: Friday, August 13 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMClass lists are posted on this day. Come anytime from 1:00-3:00pm to find your classroom, meet your teacher and pick up your new carpool tags! Learn More

Venture Out- Camp Tracy Weekend Adventure

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Mill Creek Youth Council
  • What: Event listing from Mill Creek Youth Council: Friday, August 13 at 4:00 PM through Sunday, August 15 at 1:00 PMJoin us for a weekend full of adventures at Camp Tracy! http://millcreek.us/calendar.aspx?EID=914 Learn More

G. Soph Soccer vs Highland – Skyline High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Friday, August 13 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Learn More

Football @ American Fork – Granger High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Friday, August 13 from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

Football @ Juan Diego – Skyline High

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Friday, August 13 from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

Open House- Meet Your Teacher – Pleasant Green Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Pleasant Green Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Pleasant Green Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PMCome meet your teacher for the 2021-2022 school year and take a peek at your new classroom. 2021-2022 Registration Day & Open House Learn More

Open House – Meet Your Teacher – Pleasant Green Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Pleasant Green Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Pleasant Green Elementary School: Friday, August 13 at 11:00 PM through Saturday, August 14 at 12:00 AMCome meet your teacher for the 2021-2022 school year and take a peek at your new classroom. 2021-2022 Registration Day & Open House Learn More

Open House Welcome Night – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Saturday, August 14 from 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM Learn More

MUSTHAVE Box #7 Drop – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Saturday, August 14 from 12:00 AM to 12:15 AM Learn More

“Powerful by Faith!” – Fifth of Six Installments

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual event on JW.org
  • What: Uniting the World in Faith! Click here to see a history of our conventions Jehovah’s Witnesses Hold Global Virtual Event in 240 Lands, 500+ Languages Breaking a century-old tradition in the name of health and safety, the largest convention organization in the world has moved … Learn More

Escape the Insanity of the City! Build your own off-grid farm.

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Utah OSR Land Co-op
  • What: Did you inherit your pioneer ancestors’ can-do spirit?Have you dreamed for years of having your own farmstead?Does breathing clean air, drinking chemical-free water,and eating home-grown nutritious food appeal to you? Then check us out! We’re building an entire town of 250 org… Learn More

Ogden Water Lantern Festival

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Jensen Nature Park
  • What: Water Lantern Festival is back! Ogden Water Lantern Festival is coming up on August 14, 2021! Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival is a floating lantern event that is all about connections. Magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food, … Learn More

RISE Benchmarks OPENS – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day)ELA, Math, and Science 6th – 8th GradersRachel Reese Learn More

Post Strand 1-4 Science – SchoolCity OPENS

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day)6th-12th Graders -Science Chelsey Rollins Learn More

1st Day of School – Grades 1 – 6 – Douglas T. Orchard Elementary School


Orientation for all new students – Wasatch Jr High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Wasatch Jr High
  • What: Event listing from Wasatch Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

Semester 1 Pre-Test Granite Benchmark – School City OPENS

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day)6th-12th Graders – CTE, Arts, Social Studies,ELD, Health, Physical Education, etc. Learn More

RISE Fall Interim Opens – West Lake Jr High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day)ELA, Math, and Science 6th – 8th Graders Rachel Reese Learn More

A – Skyline High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

Hello Week – Granger High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

1st Day of School – Grades 1-8 – Monticello Academy

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Monticello Academy
  • What: Event listing from Monticello Academy: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

Growth Measure BOY (Replacement for RI) OPENS

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: West Lake Jr High
  • What: Event listing from West Lake Jr High: Monday, August 16 (all day)6th – 11th Graders- ELA Tracy Langlie Learn More

Hello Assembly – Skyline High

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Monday, August 16 from 8:45 AM to 9:45 AM Learn More

Senior Portraits – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2: Monday, August 16 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Learn More

Youth Council Meeting – Mill Creek Youth Council

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Mill Creek Youth Council
  • What: Event listing from Mill Creek Youth Council: Monday, August 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMhttp://millcreek.us/calendar.aspx?EID=875 Learn More

1st Day of School! (Gr 1-5) – Woodrow Wilson Elementary School


Chill with the Chief – West Valley City

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: West Valley City
  • What: Event listing from West Valley City: Monday, August 16 from 6:00 PM to 11:59 PMJoin Chief Colleen Jacobs at Peachwood Park for Chill with the Chief. Stop by, say hello, ask your questions, and enjoy a free frozen treat! http://www.wvc-ut.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=8524 Learn More

Jamie’s Class Parent Meeting – Open Classroom

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Open Classroom
  • What: Event listing from Open Classroom: Monday, August 16 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

B – Skyline High

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

ChamberWest Professional Development Series

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce: Tuesday, August 17 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM”Are you Running Your Business or is Your Business Running You?”  Has your business growth hit a plateau?  Is the constant balancing of detail consuming your every minute?  No time … Learn More

Elementary Meet and Greet – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2
  • What: Event listing from American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2: Tuesday, August 17 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Girls Soccer vs. Hunter – Granger High

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Tuesday, August 17 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Learn More

Volleyball @ Jordan (Soph-3:30, JV-4:45, Var-6:00)

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Tuesday, August 17 from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Learn More

Professional Headshots & Bio Workshop (St. George)

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Center – Utah
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Center – Utah: Tuesday, August 17 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Professional Headshots & Bio Workshop Join us for a workshop where you will receive a FREE professional headshot and help writing a short, fun, and concise bio. We will be serv… Learn More

HS Girls Volleyball vs. Pinnacle – American Preparatory Academy – West Valley 2


1st-2nd Grades Parent Meeting – Open Classroom

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Open Classroom
  • What: Event listing from Open Classroom: Tuesday, August 17 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

Improv 101 Classes and Student Performance

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Sugar Space Arts Warehouse
  • What: SUMMER COURSE Learn from the best improvisers around the basics of improv technique and concept. This class is perfect for those wanting to perform professionally, adapt to spontaneous situations, improve social anxiety and/or just have fun. Every TUESDAY for 5 weeks start… Learn More

CW Golf Classic – ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 7:00 a.m.
  • Where: ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce
  • What:Event listing from ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce: Wednesday, August 18 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Click here for more information   Learn More

Boys Golf @ Mountain View GC (Shotgun)

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Granger High
  • What: Event listing from Granger High: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Learn More

Practical Leadership, part of the Salt Lake Community College Frontline Leader Workshop Series

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce
  • What: Event listing from ChamberWest Chamber of Commerce: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Practical Leadership, part of the Salt Lake Community College Frontline Leader Workshop Series. Transition from an individual contributor to a leader with the practical skills need… Learn More

B. Golf Tournament @ Mountain Dell (Canyon)(Shotgun Start)

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Skyline High
  • What: Event listing from Skyline High: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Learn More

See all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Salt Lake City Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.