Upcoming Events – South Jordan

Sep
24
Tue
2019
2019 Art Show @ Gale Center of History and Culture
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm

Art is for everyone! Join us September 24 – October 3 for the 12th Annual South Jordan Art Show. The Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane) will house incredible artwork from talented artists from our very own South Jordan community. Both adult and youth residents are welcome to submit pieces. The show is free and open to the public during the Gale Center’s hours of operation. Awards will be given to winning artists at the Artists Reception on Monday, September 23 at 6:30 PM. Thank you in advance for your support of the arts!

If you are interested in displaying your artwork in the show or have any questions, please contact Haley Greene at sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov.

  • Artists must be South Jordan residents.
  • Each artist can submit up to 2 pieces of original artwork, those pieces should be no older than three years old and not shown previously in the South Jordan Art Show.
  • The Categories include: Traditional Mediums (Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, and Digital), Photography, 3D (Sculpture, Ceramic, and Pottery). 3D category for Adults and Professionals only. 
  • Any hanging art must be securely wired to hang.
  • Participant’s name, address, phone number, and email must be provided on the back of all photo entries.
  • All artists must sign an Artwork Loan Agreement before their artwork will be accepted.
  • Artwork will be displayed at the Gale Center through the entire duration of the show.

Pieces can be dropped off at the Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, UT) September 19 from 12 pm-5:30 pm and September 20 from 9 am to 12 pm.

Age Groups: Child (6 years – 9 years), Youth (10 years – 13 years), Teen (14 years – 17 years), Adult (18+), Professional (Artists that have ever been paid for their work)

Gale Center Hours/Art Show Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Monday

Artwork Loan Agreement

Oct
16
Wed
2019
Paint on the Towne – Wizards and Witches @ Painting with a Twist
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

***Reservation Password – SOUTH  JORDAN***

The City of South Jordan and Painting with a Twist are hosting Paint on the Towne – Wizards and Witches Edition! This event is FAMILY-FRIENDLY (NOT BYOB, no alcohol is allowed on the premises) and open to ages 14 years old and up! Enjoy step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic local artist. Have fun, get into the Halloween spirit, and take your art home with you! Invite your friends! Only a limited number of spaces available!

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Painting with a Twist (1645 W. Towne Center Dr. #C5 South Jordan, UT 84095)
Canvas Size: 10×30
Price: $20 a person (Regular Price $35 = Save $15)

Oct
26
Sat
2019
The Sock Puppets – Free Improv Comedy Show @ Gale Center of History and Culture
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

South Jordan Utah’s own improv group, The Sock Puppets. Usually hilarious, never any actual sock puppets.

Join The Sock Puppets for two FREE shows on October 26 and December 7 at 9:00 pm at the Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane).

December 7 – Holiday Theme Comedy Show

The Sock Puppets are sponsored by the South Jordan Arts Council.

Dec
2
Mon
2019
Candy Windows @ South Jordan City Hall
Dec 2 – Dec 31 all-day

Make Candy Windows a holiday tradition! Join South Jordan City at the Light the Night tree lighting celebration on December 6th to kick off the most wonderful time of year! Take a stroll down Towne Center Drive and enjoy the incredible Candy Window displays. The Candy Window exhibits will be displayed in storefront windows on December 2nd – December 31st.

Dec
3
Tue
2019
2019 Gingerbread House Contest @ South Jordan City Hall
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm

 

Test your baking and decorating skills in South Jordan’s annual Gingerbread House Contest! Gingerbread House submissions are due on Monday, December 2 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at South Jordan City Hall. The Gingerbread Houses will be on display in City Hall from December 3 – December 12. Prizes will be awarded at Light the Night on December 6, 2019.

We can’t wait to see what you bake up!

Contest Rules

Dec
7
Sat
2019
The Sock Puppets – Free Improv Comedy Show @ Gale Center of History and Culture
Dec 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

South Jordan Utah’s own improv group, The Sock Puppets. Usually hilarious, never any actual sock puppets.

Join The Sock Puppets for two FREE shows on October 26 and December 7 at 9:00 pm at the Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane).

December 7 – Holiday Theme Comedy Show

The Sock Puppets are sponsored by the South Jordan Arts Council.

Feb
6
Thu
2020
Sunshine Generation – Childrens Performing Group @ South Jordan Community Center
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – Feb 27 @ 5:20 pm

Welcome to the Sunshine Generation, the LEADING non-auditioned, award-winning, international children’s performing group training boys and girls since 1979. The unique Sunshine program teaches children performance techniques and skills for success by stressing SINGING, DANCING, SHOWMANSHIP & CONFIDENCE. These skills will serve your child for a lifetime. Music styles vary from country, pop & oldies to Broadway and beloved standards. We offer wholesome music and costumes and prepare fours shows a year to perform all over the community.

Classes Offered:

Sunbeams (3-5 years) 4:30-5:20pm

Sundance Kids (6-8 years) 4:30-5:20pm

Solar Sounds (9+ years) 4:30-5:20pm

Cost:

$36/month (No Auditions)

Class Location:

South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Road

Registration:

register.sjc.utah.gov OR in-person at the South Jordan Fitness & Aquatic Center, 10866 S. Redwood Road

Dates:

THURSDAYS during program months

Contact:

Instructor: Anne (801) 718-0557 OR

Haley Greene:  Sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov

Feb
15
Sat
2020
SoJo Date Dash 5K 2020 @ Parking Lot of Buffalo Wild Wings
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date Dash 2019

February 15, 2020
10:00 am
$25

11332 River Heights Dr.
(Parking Lot of Buffalo Wild Wings)

Race Map

Prizes
Top 3 Finishers for Men’s & Women’s Division
Top 3 Finishers for Kids Division
Raffle Prizes

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
2
Mon
2020
Adult Art Classes @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 8:30 pm

Hey Adults! The City of South Jordan is bringing you, art classes, every Monday in March and April. The classes will be from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at the South Jordan Community Center located at 10778 S. Redwood Rd. Classes will be taught in a series, March will go over watercolor and April will teach acrylic.  These classes are created for beginners but all levels of experience are welcome. All classes are taught by a professional art instructor. Each session (4 classes) is $62 per person, supplies are not included (see supplies list below). Register online at http://register.sjc.utah.gov.

Recommended Age: 16 years old and up

March 2, 9, 23, 30  ***No class on March 16***

March – Watercolor Syllabus: 

Week 1 – Learn drawing concepts and fundamentals of watercolor painting. Start the drawing process.

Week 2 – Learn layering techniques and color mixing. Finish drawing, start painting!

Week 3 – Learning about detail and how to use other materials for finishing touches. Finish painting, use markers or detail brush to finish the artwork.

Week 4 – Completion day.  Students can move at their own pace and work on more than one painting during each class. We will use this day to finish all paintings started throughout the course.

Class Supply List:

Watercolor palette (any brand and as many colors as you’d like, just make sure there’s at least blue, yellow, red, and black)

Watercolor paper (any brand and any size)

Brushes – a small detail brush and larger medium-sized brush (you can get value packs of watercolor brushes at the craft store, these work well and are very cheap)

Reference material – bring a picture(s) of what you’d like to paint

Mar
4
Wed
2020
Art with Nancy : 2nd – 6th grade students @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm

Instructor Bio

Art Class with Nancy is a monthly, creativity-based, four class, art course for boys and girls ages 2nd-6th grade. Each month focuses on a new project.

Nancy Landon-Davis holds a BA in Studio Art. She has taught in Salt Lake County since 2001.

Sign up early, space is limited! Register in-person at the South Jordan Fitness Center or online at register.sjc.utah.gov

Activities for Registration

Arts Programming

Art Class with Nancy

For more information please visit www.artclasswithnancy.com