It must be Thursday! Which is awesome because that means tomorrow is Friday and the next day is Saturday and Saturday means I'm going to MOAB! I love Moab. If you're not going to Moab like the cool kids, here are some things to fill your weekend full of fun and excitement.
What: Mystery Dinner Date Night
When: Friday, July 27; 6pm
Where: BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures - 700 North 100 East, Provo
Why: A mystery dinner! I want to do one of these. It always seems like such a rad idea. It's like real-life Clue.
How much: $24/couple
What: World Record Slip 'n' Slide by Namify
When: Friday, July 27th; 4pm - 6pm
Where: Hill next to Timpview High School - 3570 North 650 East, Provo
Why: they are trying to break the world record for the biggest slip 'n' slide. Plus, if you participate, you get a free shirt from Namify and JDawgs. Completely awesome.
How much: free!
What: Orchard Days
When: Saturday, July 28 through Saturday, August 4; minus Sunday
Where: Centennial Park - 300 West 100 South, Santaquin
Why: they are having a cherry pit spit. It's just like it sounds - spit a pit. Awesome. There is also a rodeo, and fireworks, and a parade, and all of the other amazing things that come along with a city celebration. Just go!
How much: prices vary depending on what you do.
If none of those things interest you, here's something that might be fun - a video contest! How? Simple! Create a 2-minute (or less) video about "Why You Love Utah Valley" for the chance to win a vacation prize package in Utah Valley. The video can be a creative cinematic masterpiece or a simple, fun webcam recording. All we ask is that participants have fun with it and show us why Utah Valley is the best place to be.
The winner will be determined by the number of likes the video receives on uvtogether.com. That’s it!
But what about the prizes?! Well, here's what you get if you win... flights, lodging, and activities for the perfect getaway vacation! This is a great opportunity to bring family/friends to Utah Valley or for Utah Valley residents to enjoy themselves right here close to home. More specifically:
1. 4 hotel rooms for 3 nights
2. $1,000 Frontier Airlines Fly-Bucks
3. Admission to Thanksgiving Point Gardens and Museum (16)
4. $200 Sundance Gift Card
5. $400 Voucher to Seven Peaks Resort or Provo Beach Resort
Sweet action! For more information and to post your video in the contest feed, go here.