Friday, September 30, 2011

The Marvelous Wonderettes

Oct. 13 - Nov. 26
7:30 Monday - Saturdays
3:00 Saturdays
Hale Center Theatre
225 West 400 North, Orem

Sing along with four girlfriends as they save their prom, fall in love, and take the audience through musical favorites from the 50's and 60's:  Goodnight Sweetheart, Mr. Sandman, Respect, Lollipop, Dream Lover, and many more. An Off Broadway smash hit!  

Weeknights - $17.50 "A seats"     $15.50 "B seats"
Weekends - $19.50 "A seats"      $17.50 "B seats"
Children are $2 less

Purchase tickets here
Thursday, September 29, 2011

David Burnett: Too Close Exhibit

October 6, 2011 - January 29, 2012

10am - 5pm ~ Tues, Thurs, Friday
10am - 8pm ~ Wed.
11am - 5pm ~ Sat. & Sun
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (directions)

For over four decades, photojournalist David Burnett has covered wars, political events, celebrities, and everyday people. Burnett's iconic photographs have won numerous awards and he was recently named one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography" by American Photo magazine. David Burnett: Too Close will present a broad selection of works by this renowned photographer.

$7 adults
$5 seniors/youth
 $0 children under 6
Saturday, September 17, 2011

Cornbelly's Corn Maze

September 30 - October 1 and October 7-29
Monday-Thursday, 4-10 pm
Friday & Saturday, 10 am - 11 pm
Closed Sunday
West of Water Tower Plaza

Utah’s original corn maze is embarking on an out-of-this-world adventure this fall and you’re invited to come along! Each year, Cornbelly’s features a new maze design and this year’s promises to be one of the best yet! Cornbelly’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Fest at Thanksgiving Point was selected as one of a handful of “Space Farms” working with NASA to honor the U.S. space program! The 2011 space maze design is filled with the twists, turns, and surprises you’ve come to expect and as always, surrounded by tons of extra activities sure to entertain.
Intrepid guests are invited to venture into the newly imagined Insanity Point, a separate, heart-thumping section of the Cornbelly’s filled with nooks and crannies hiding figures from your worst nightmares. Walk through the belly of the fearsome creature. Hurry through haunted trailers filled with horrific scenes.

Here's just a bit of what you'll find this season at your favorite fall destination:

12-Acre Corn MazePick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patch
Cornbelly MountainCow Train
Jumping PillowPig Races
Farm HayridesJack-O-Lantern Hayride
Pumpkin BlastersCorn Cannons
Pedal Kart RacingSinging Chicken Show
Duck RacesKiddie Courtyard & Mini Jumping Pillow
The Haunted CreatureHaunted Maze Trail
Gemstone MiningPedal Kart Racing
Paintball GallerySuper Silly Scarecrow Displays
Pumpkin Princess PlaylandJack-o-Lantern Tetherball
Cornbelly’s Country Cookin’ foodGrain Train Ride
Campfire “scary tales” & smore’sPumpkin-themed Dodge Ball
Animal BandCornBall
Live Entertainment 

Learn more about pricing for each pass and purchase tickets here

* Thanksgiving Point Members receive a 25% discount off purchase with a valid membership card
** Special discounts and operating times are available for school field trips, scouts, corporate teambuilding, birthday parties and group outings. For more information, call 801-794-FARM (3276) or visit WWW.CORNBELLYS.COM

Dolce String Quartet

Know anyone in need of a string quartet ? Check out the Dolce String Quartet

Our own Liza Bryan is a member of this quartet. 
She is the 2nd Violinist of the Dolce String Quartet.  
Eliza has been playing the violin for twenty-five years and began teaching the violin in High School.  
She studied Violin Performance during her undergraduate degree at the BYU Idaho where she eventually graduated with her Business degree.  
Friday, September 16, 2011

Carnival Fundraiser

Harvest Festival

September 23rd & 24th
Friday 3-7pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm

Water Tower Plaza

Kick off the official start of autumn at Thanksgiving Point by celebrating at the 2nd Annual Harvest Festival. Guests are invited to peruse locally-harvested fruits and vegetables and shop for locally-made products.

Friday evening a Quick Draw (timed painting) competition will delight the crowds while artists race to make a masterpiece in 90 minutes.

On Saturday, community favorite Utah’s Giant Pumpkin Growers will bring their year’s biggest and best pumpkins to be weighed and judged in the U.G.P.G 8th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off. Last year’s winner set a new state record- spectators will watch in suspense to see it happen again. Live music on Friday and Saturday, as well as themed crafts on Saturday are sure to create a memorable atmosphere.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Relief Society Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, September 13th
LDS church building on 700 South

This will be an evening of learning how to can, freeze and dry pack various fruits, veggies, and grains.  An opportunity to "lay up in store" the goods from your garden.

Joshua's "Home on the Range" National Food and Supplies Drive

Wednesday, September 14th
4:00 - 6:00 pm.
LDS church building on 700 South

Julianne Hoen is collecting items on behalf of Joshua's "Home on the Range" National Food & Supplies Drive to benefit the Center for Women & Children in Crisis. Below is a list of items that the center needs and can be dropped off at the church on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Color Exhibit

September 15, 2011- January 8, 2012
 10am - 5pm ~ Tues, Thurs, Friday
10am - 8pm ~ Wed.
11am - 5pm ~ Sat. & Sun
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (directions)

Containing a diverse range of artworks from around the world, Color explores the relationship of color to artists, audiences, and itself. This exhibition utilizes over twenty pieces from the UMFA's permanent collection, using color as a connector across cultures and time. This exhibition includes works by artists Robert Motherwell, Alex Katz, Anna Campbell Bliss, and more. While visiting the exhibition, be sure to use the hands on, in-gallery color collage wall to create your own color compositions. This exhibition is funded as part of the UMFA's Art in a Box program and is presented in conjunction with the debut of the new statewide box, Art in a Box: Color.

$7 adults
$5 seniors/youth
 $0 children under 6
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Taste of Home Cooking School

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
4:00 Doors Open
4-7  Vendors
7-9:30 Cooking School

Show Barn at Thanksgiving Point

Join Thanksgiving Point for the annual Taste of Home Cooking School. Watch and learn while culinary specialist Kristi Larson shows you helpful tips, great techniques and step-by-step instructions on how to create your favorite dishes. Every attendee receives a goody bag filled with great coupons, samples, and everyone has a chance to win prizes throughout the night, including the dishes being prepared on stage.

Regular Pass:
Thanksgiving Point Members

Saturday, September 3, 2011

India Fest - Pageant of the Ramayana

Admission is $3/adult & $1/children.

Learn more about the pageant here
Friday, September 2, 2011

Kids eat free at Mimi's Cafe

every Friday in September
Mimi's Cafe

Bring in this coupon ~ one free kids meal for every adult meal purchased up to 4 free kids meals and up to a $4.99 value. 

Thanks to Confessions of a Shopaholic Mom

The Original Scrapbook USA Expo

Fri. Sept 9th & 
Sat. Sept 10th
10 am Doors open

South Towne Expo Center
9575 S State Street, Sandy

Come and sample the latest and greatest in scrapbooking and crafting at The Original Scrapbook USA Expo

One day wristband pass
$12 Adults
$0   Children 10 & under, unless participating in the classes or make-n-takes (must have wristband). 
$10  with a discount coupon (Discount coupons are available at participating stores)

Two day passes
$18 with discount coupon

Early Bird Special,
$20.00 per day.

  • enter the event at 9:00 am before the general public 
  • receive a fun goodie bag filled with scrapbooking items valued at $10. 
  • Coupons can not be used with the Early Bird Special.