Celebrate Summer With a Star Party

Callista Pearson

Celebrate a warm summer evening and a beautiful night sky with Clark Planetarium at the “Venture Outdoors Festival” on August 1 at Canyon Rim Park. This festival is a series of Millcreek Township events being held throughout the summer. There will be live music, outdoor activities, cooking and gardening classes, a STAR PARTY, and much more! The festival has activities for the entire family and admission is free. From 9:30 pm -11 pm, Clark Planetarium will hold a star party on-site. Weather permitting, viewers will see a crescent moon, Mars, and Saturn. Later in the evening deep sky objects such as the Ring Nebula should be visible.

Friday, August 1

Canyon Rim Park – 2900 E. 3100 S.

Schedule of Events

 

MILLCREEK MARKETPLACE

(5:30-9pm)

  • Fresh Produce from Local Farmers
  • Great Food Trucks
  • Artisans & Exhibitors
  • Unique Outdoor Recreation Market

JUST FOR KIDS! (Ages 0-99)

(5:30-9pm)

  • Rodeo Queens! A Princess Party for Cowgirls
  • Rope ‘Em Cowboy
  • Diggin’ Fer Gold
  • Trading Post
  • Face Painting & Temporary Tattoos*
  • Pony Rides & Petting Zoo* 
  • Wasatch Front Farmer’s Market Craft
  • Mad Science
  • Mini Train Rides*
  • Inflatable Fun*
  • Rock Wall* 
  • Stix Juggling*
  • Safe Splash Party
  • Hula Hoop Zone*

VENTURE OUT OF THE BOX

(7-9pm)  

  • Mechanical Bull Rides*
  • Bump, set, spike with Mt. Olympus Volleyball 
  • Horseshoes 
  • Grab a Partner and Dosey-Doe 
  • Jump Rope Station

ARTS IN THE PARK

(5:30-9pm)

  • Do something unique at the park and pre-register to create your own “These Boots” with Paint-Mixer instructors who guide you step-by-step. You must re-register online, paintmixer.com or millcreekventureout.org. A portion of the $35 art fee benefits the Millcreek Township Arts Council.
  • Millcreek Art’s Council Art Show and demonstration

LEARNING & EXPLORING 

(7-9pm)

  • Pet adoptions and how to keep pets safe with SLCO Animal Services
  • Bakin’ Bill Dutch-Oven Demo – Easy Chicken & Dumplings

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

(7-9pm)

Mister Sister

  • An acoustic folk-rock group dedicated to vocal harmonies and acoustic sonority. Their harmonious sound shines from a horizon of different generations and genres. Listen online at mistersistertrio.com

(8pm) 

Meet Senator Jake Garn

  • Utah’s own astronaut! At the conclusion of his space mission, he traveled over 2.5 million miles. 

 (9-9:15pm)

Country Dance Party 

(9:30pm)

Star-Party

  • Check-out the stars with telescopes from Clark Planetarium!

MILLCREEK MOVIE NIGHT

(9:15pm to Movie Credits)

Gravity (PG-13)

Schedule subject to change

* Minimal fee for activity

 

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