• Happening in the District: August 8, 2019 Edition

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    This is the Place Heritage Park, www.thisistheplace.org

    Immerse yourself in Utah’s heritage at this gem of the Foothill Cultural District.

    • October 12, 17, 18, 19, 26–Little Haunts. It’s not scary at the Park during the day, so put on your costumes and come to the Village for a fun-filled event! More details

    See Yellowstone: Invisible Boundaries, at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Photo of elk migrating over a high mountain pass by Joe Riis.

    Utah’s Hogle Zoo, hoglezoo.org 

    Home to animals from around the world, visit the Zoo this spring.

    Fort Douglas Military Museum, fortdouglas.org

    The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

    • September 11, 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

    Tracy Aviary, tracyaviary.org

    Tracy Aviary is the oldest bird zoo in the nation. With over 100 species of birds, and 10 acres of gardens to stroll through, you’ll find a true oasis in the city.

    Red Butte Garden, redbuttegarden.org

    Visit the Garden this spring for the promise of over half-a-million blooming bulbs!

    Natural History Museum of Utah, nhmu.utah.edu

    See Utah dinosaurs, learn about native peoples, and enjoy eight other permanent exhibits. Open every day of the week (including Sunday).

    • Yellowstone: Invisible Boundaries, a special exhibition, open through Sept. 15. 
    • Ongoing, $5 after 5 pm on Wednesdays.
    • August 14, Bluegrass and Barbecue, Wednesday evening. 

    Tower at Rice Eccles Stadium, stadium.utah.edu/about/tower

    The Tower is a perfect place to host your next event with stunning views of Salt Lake City.

    UMFA, umfa.utah.edu

    The region’s destination museum for global visual arts. 

    • Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art. Details here
    • DE | MARCATION, A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah. Details here.

    University Guest House and Conference Center www.universityguesthouse.com

    Located in Historic Fort Douglas on the University of Utah campus, with 180 sleeping rooms and approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of unique meeting space. 

    • Ask for the “campus visitors rate” for your overnight visit to the Foothill Cultural District
    • Now offering Millcreek Coffee, a local and family owned business
    • Guest House expansion is underway! This won’t impact your stay.

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    Visit Foothill Cultural District- the heart of Salt Lake City's cultural life. With trails to hike, zoo animals to watch, trains to ride, dinosaur bones to dig, beds to sleep in, gardens to stroll, Olympic sports to remember, Buffalo Soldiers to visit, and fine art to enjoy, there's something for everyone. And it's all within two square miles in Salt Lake's foothills.


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