Local Events & Activities – Oct. 2014

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October Special Events in Saratoga Springs, Lehi, Eagle Mountain and the Surrounding AreaFall in Utah is fun of spooky adventures, wholesome family activities and spectacular views. We’ve created this list of the most local of these events for your family and friends!

Most of these activities are free or nearly free, but please call ahead or check the venue’s website for full entry/ticketing information.    >> Read more

For even more local fun, check out the ongoing activities at the local libraries!  
Please comment at the bottom if you know of something we’ve missed!

Every Mon. | 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Kiddie Krafts at Lehi Library
Bring the kids for a quick weekly craft. No registration required.
Lehi Public Library, 34 E 100 N

Every Mon. | 2 – 4 PM

Make & Take Crafts
Craft activity for kids. No registration required. While supplies last.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Every Mon. | 5 – 8 PM
Thanksgiving Pt. Family Night
Take part in family-friendly activities at the Museum of Ancient Life, Farm Country, or the Gardens.
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Every Mon. | 6 PM

Bilingual (Spanish) Story Hour
For kids 3-10 years old. No registration required.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Every Mon. & Thurs. | 11 AM

Move, Rattle and Shake
A musical story hour for kids.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Every Tues. | 10 & 11 AM

Story Time in SS City Chambers
Weekly story hours for children.
SS City Council Chambers, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Every Tues, Wed, Thurs | 11 AM

Tales for Tots at Thanksgiving Pt.
Book readings, typically followed by a related craft activity.
Tues @ Museum Of Ancient Life Wed @ Garden Visitors Center
Thurs @ Museum of Curiosity

Every Wed. | 10:30 AM

SS Wiggle Worms
Active story/music program designed for children 18mo-3yrs old. Call to register (801) 766-6513.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200 

Every Wed. | 10:30 AM

Kids on the Move at EM Library
An activity hour for children 18 mos to 3 yrs at the library in city center. *No activity 10/15.
EM Public Library, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Every Wed. | 3:30-5:30 PM

After School Art at Lehi Library
A new Halloween-themed kids art project each week. No registration required. *No activity 10/22.
Lehi Public Library, 34 E 100 N

Every Fri. thru 10/24 | 5 – 9 PM

Happy Valley Farmers Market
A great place to find local produce, artisan crafts, food vendors and live entertainment.
100 E Main St, American Fork

Every Sat. | 9 AM – 1 PM
Thanksgiving Point Farmers Mkt.
Dozens of vendors offer seasonal produce, handcrafted, artisan packaged foods, farm-fresh eggs, honey, baked goods, and more.
3900 North Garden Drive, Lehi

Wed-Fri 10/1 – 10-3 | Times Vary

LDS Missionary Expo
Take part in this celebration of all things Missionary including speakers, fashion show, vendors, prizes and more.
UCCU Events Center, 800 W University Pkwy, Orem

Wed. 10/1 | 1 PM

EM Seniors Dominoes
A monthly activity where seniors (55+) are invited to play dominoes. Bring a bag lunch & a drink.
EM City Hall, 1650 E Stagecoach Run

Thurs. 10/2 | around 11:30 AM

EM Seniors Lunch Bunch
A monthly lunch gathering for area seniors (55+). Please visit city website for exact time / location.

Tues. 10/3 – 11/1 | Times Vary

Halloween Central/Cornbelly’s Maze
This year’s theme is “A Nod to Oz” Cost $8.95 – 34.95.
Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Sat. 10/3 | 8:15 PM

BYU Football vs. Utah State Univ.
Cheer on the cougars as they host in-state rivals.
LaVell Edwards Stadium, 1700 N Canyon Rd, Provo

Sat. 10/4 | 9 AM – 12 PM

Home Depot Kids Workshop
Build an EMS Truck for Fire Safety Month. Free activity, kit, apron and pin for kids 5-12. Registration required. (801)763-8640
Home Depot, American Fork, 885 W Grassland Drive

Sat. 10/4 | 10 AM – 3 PM

Lego Robotics Beginner Class
Design and build Lego robots, then animate them with basic programming. Grades 2-4. Cost $60.  Register at thanksgivingpoint.org.
Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Tues. 10/7, 10/21, 10/28 | 10:30 AM
Thurs. 10/9, 10/23, 10/30 | 1:30 PM

Story Hour at EM Library
A fun story hour for children at the library in city center.
EM Public Library, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Tues/Thurs 10/7 & 10/9 | 4-5 PM

Boys Only Story Hour, Lehi Library
No girls allowed! An hour of ghost stories. For boys 6+. Registration required.
Lehi Public Library, 34 E 100 N

Wed. 10/8 & 10/15 | 5 – 8 PM

Craft Class: Ribbon/Burlap Wreaths
Make a spooky 14” wreath. Halloween ribbon wreath 10/8 costs $40. Burlap wreath 10/15 costs $35. Register at thanksgivingpoint.org.
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Thurs. 10/9 | 1PM

EM Seniors Lunch Bunco
A potluck and game night for area seniors (55+). Bring a $5 prize.
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Thurs. 10/9 | 6 PM

SS Girls Book Club
For girls in 4th – 6th grade. No registration required.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Sat. 10/11 | 10 AM – 4 PM

Traverse Mountain Extravaganza
Tickets include exclusive store discounts, lunch and dessert, prize entries for giveaways, entertainment, and admission to activities throughout the day. 100% of ticket sales benefit local non-profit organizations. Cost $15.
Outlets at Traverse Mountain, 3700 N Cabela’s Blvd, Lehi, UT 

Mon. 10/13 | 7 – 8 PM

Storytelling with Antonio Sacre
Award-winning storyteller and author Antonio Sacre shares Spanish and English stories rooted in his own mixed cultural ancestry and folktales from around the world. Free.
Orem Public Library, 58 North State Street, Orem, UT

Tues. 10/14 | 4 PM & 7 PM

“She’s Crafty” at Lehi Library
Make bubble gum jewelry. For girls age 10-18. Registration required.
Lehi Public Library, 34 E 100 N

Tues. 10/14 | 6 – 8 PM

Cooking Class, Whole Foods Intro
Learn about foods that can help with weight loss, reduce disease, and fight cancer after diagnosis! Cost $10. Register on-line.
Trellis Cafe @ Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Wed. 10/15 | 6 – 8 PM

Cooking Class, Thai Garden Recipes
Learn how to make quick and delicious stir-fries w/ your fresh garden vegetables. Cost $40. Register on-line.
Trellis Cafe @ Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Thurs. 10/16 | 5:30 – 9 PM

Women’s Health Conference
Listen to brief talks about women’s health issues, free health screenings, lap dinner, goodie bags and prizes. Cost $10-15.
Utah Valley Regional Med Center, 1134 North 500 West, Provo, UT

Thurs. 10/16 | 6 – 8 PM

Cooking Class, Indian Vegetarian
Learn to use basic Indian spices and create samosas, curries, rice pilaf, raita and carrot halva. Cost $40. Register on-line.
Trellis Cafe @ Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Thurs. 10/16 | 6 – 8 PM

Cooking Class, Elevated Italian
Chef Roberto Deni treats you to marinated zucchini, pork escalope with oregano, and chocolate succotto. Cost $40. Register on-line.
Trellis Cafe @ Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Thurs. 10/16 | 1:00 PM

EM Seniors MahJongg
A game day for area seniors (55+). Bring a sack lunch and drink.
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Fri-Sat. 10/17 – 18 | 10 AM – 4 PM

Dog Days in TGP Gardens
The public is invited to bring their dogs, on leash to the gardens!   Activities and vendors open until 4PM. Gardens open until 6 PM. Free with admission ($12-15).
Thanksgiving Point Gardens, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Thurs-Sat. 10/23-25 | 7:30 PM

OcTUBAfest by BYU Arts
Enjoy free concerts featuring amazing local artists.
Harris Fine Arts Centre, Provo, UT

Sat 10/18 – 18 | 10 AM – 5 PM

All About Baby Expo
Browse products for mom and baby, mini classes, presentations, demos, kids corner, giveaways, and a fund-raiser to help families with babies in the NICU.
Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 W Center St, #200, Provo, UT

Sat. 10/18 | 12 – 2:30 PM

Cooking Class, Stuff It
Learn how to make crab-stuffed mushrooms, ricotta and chard-stuffed chicken, Chinese dumplings and apples stuffed with cranberries and walnuts with caramel sauce. Cost $40. Register on-line.
Trellis Cafe @ Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

Mon. 10/20 | 1 PM

EM Seniors Crafts
Crafts activity for seniors (55+).
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Wed. 10/22 | 7-8 PM

Witches Night Out, Adults, Lehi Lib.
Come for recipes, taster’s table and fun. No registration required.
Lehi Public Library, 34 E 100 N

Thurs. 10/23 | 6 PM

SS Boys Book Club
For boys 11 years and older. No registration required.
Saratoga Springs Public Library, 1307 N Commerce Drive, #200

Thurs. 10/30 | 3 – 6 PM

Immunization Clinic at EM City Hall
The Utah County Health Department will host a clinic. Bring insurance card and immunization record.
EM City Council Chambers, 1650 E Stagecoach Run, EM

Fri/Sat 10/31-11/1 | Times Vary

Dia De Los Muertos Activities
A young adult dance held 10/31, 7-11PM. Festival and all ages dance held 11/1, 10AM-Midnight. Cost is $8 in advance, $10 day of. Kids 12 & under are free.
Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N Garden Dr, Lehi

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