Events for Classes & Workshops

Craft Lake City Workshop: Haku Lei Making

The art of lei making welcomes all with this traditional method used in the South Pacific Polynesian Islands as a traditional piece to celebrate & honor loved ones. This workshop is a part of our New Americans series instructed by local Utah artisan Kamie Afo-Aiono of Porch Paradise. In this class, Kamie will guide attendees through the process of crafting & braiding a stunning lei alongside the connection between this craft and her culture. Attendees will leave with a gorgeous fresh floral crown! As part of this six-part series, Craft Lake City is offering three full scholarships to each New American workshop based on financial need. Beginners are welcome and all supplies are provided.

Craft Lake City STEM Labs Workshop: Chlorophyll Printing

Red Butte Garden and Craft Lake City are collaborating to bring family-friendly botanical art and life science together, using the photo-sensitive nature of chlorophyll to build a deeper understanding of the natural world through organic print-making. This workshop will be instructed and lead by Craft Lake City STEM Manager Lyndi Perry and Red Butte Garden Educator Jasmine Millard. Lyndi has a Master’s degree in bioregional planning and enjoys exploring the unique cross section between creativity and science, technology, engineering and math and creating learning experiences for all ages as part of her position at Craft Lake City. Jasmine graduated from the University of Utah dual majoring in Geography and Environmental and Sustainability Studies. She has since used her knowledge of the natural world being an environmental educator, working with children and adults throughout the state of Utah. Tickets are $52 for Garden Members and $65 for Non-Members.

The Reggathering

Renter Resource Fair

Salt Lake City renters are invited to attend the fair from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Marmalade Library 280 W 500 N. Guests will learn about their rights, meet other renters, and connect with services such as legal assistance and tenant landlord mediation. Over a dozen organizations will be present to provide educational materials and on-site assistance. In addition to the tabling fair, flu and COVID vaccinations will be available. Dinner will be provided. Learn more at

Cider Pairing with Liberty Heights Fresh

In partnership with our friends at Liberty Heights Fresh, purveyors of fine foods -- we're hosting a special pairing and tasting event featuring artisan producers of domestic cheeses and select charcuterie bites and from all across the United States. We'll be highlighting FIVE craft American ciders from around the country with each unique pairing to bring out the depth of flavors in each bite and sip. Learn about the agricultural operations and urban producers setting a new bar for cheese and charcuterie, and within the cider scene in their respective regions. Come discover the good foods and drinks we've custom curated to delight your palate. $35 per seat without cider pairing* $70 per seat with cider pairing* *Price does not include optional gratuity. Non-alcoholic & additional alcoholic beverages available for individual purchase and consumption on-site. 21+ venue, ID required

Global Changemakers Symposium

Utah Global Diplomacy is currently planning our Changemakers Symposium. This event is geared towards forward-thinking students and young professionals aged 16-32 who are interested in improving both their community and the world.

A Swing Renaissance: Presented by Hot House West

Join our Swing Renaissance! Experience captivating performances, a vibrant music community, and the future of swing talent. Featuring guest artists, portraits of jazz icons, multiple bands, and a fashion extravaganza. Celebrate swing with us!

2023 Celebrating Women Conference

In today's busy world, prioritizing our well-being can be tough. Whether it's our mental, physical, or spiritual health, giving ourselves care is crucial. Investing in our wellness boosts energy, happiness, and what truly counts. Ready to begin? Join us at the Celebrating Women Conference to connect with other women, gain inspiration from speakers, and learn life skills or hacks to truly thrive in life. Tickets are $20 (early-bird) through Oct. 1 After Oct 1 tickets are $25 Light refreshments provided Website: Email:

Free Baton Twirling Class at Liberty Park

FREE baton twirling class instructed by a national baton twirling champion. Kids of all ages are welcome and batons will be provided. Class will be held just south of Rotary Play Park. All participants must RSVP in advance. Come ready to try something new, make new friends and HAVE FUN! Please visit our facebook page for more information.

Caretakers of our Musical Traditions

Bomba Marilé invites you for a day of honoring our elders and our ancestors. We are thrilled to be having guest artists Jose Nuno Calderon Pou and Felipe Febres Rivera all the way from Puerto Rico. Thanks to the support of the Sorenson Unity Center and the Salt Lake City Arts Council, the entire day is free and open to all. The entire day will be taking place at the Sorenson Unity Center. Schedule: 9:30-11am Bomba Percussion Class by Felipe 11:30am-1pm Bomba Dance Class by Nuno 3-4:30pm Panel Discussion on honoring our elders as caretakers of our musical traditions Panelists include: Jose Nuno Calderon Mabiba Baegne Larry Cesspooch Moderator: Jorge Rodriguez 5-7pm: Live music from Kennedy Junior High Mariachi Band and from Bomba Marilé with guests artists

Bomba Marilé les invita a un día de homenaje a nuestros mayores y a nuestros ancestros. Estamos encantados de tener artistas invitado José Nuno Calderón Pou y Felipe Febres Rivers, desde Puerto Rico. Gracias por el apoyo del Sorenson Unity Center y del Salt Lake City Arts Council, todo el día sera gratis y abierto a todos. El dia entero se llevará a cabo en el Sorenson Unity Center. Itinerario: 9:30-11am Clase de percusión de bomba por Felipe 11:30am-1pm Clase de baile de Bomba por Nuno 3-4:30 pm Panel de discusión honrando a nuestros mayores como guardianes de nuestras tradiciones musicales Los panelistas incluyen: José Nuno Calderón Mabiba Baegne Larry Cesspooch Moderador: Jorge Rodríguez 5-7pm: Música en vivo con Kennedy Junior High Mariachi Band y Bomba Marilé con los artistas visitantes