Oct
5
Mon
2020
2020 South Jordan Resident Art Show @ South Jordan Community Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm

Art is for everyone! Join us October 5 – October 16 for the 13th Annual South Jordan Art Show. At a new location this year, the South Jordan Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd), 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, hours of operation are listed below. Thank you in advance for your support of the arts!

Art Show Hours of Operation:

Sensitive Groups/High-Risk Individuals Only 

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 am

General Public

Monday – Thursday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

General Public 

Friday – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

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.
  • The 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. **To limit face to face interaction at drop off, please fill out the Artwork Loan Agreement online**
  • Artwork will be displayed at the Community Center throughout the entire duration of the show.

Pieces can be dropped off at the Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT) October 1 from 12 pm-5:30 pm and October 2 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), Seniors (55+)

Artwork Loan Agreement

Nov
2
Mon
2020
SoJo Super Hero 5K & Kids 1 Miler 2020 @ Highland Park
Nov 2 all-day

Superhero 2019

 

Virtual Race
November 4-7, 2020
5K $5 | Kids 1 Miler $3

Highland Park
(6050 W. Lake Avenue)

All runners receive a prize pack.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Nov
23
Mon
2020
Virtual SoJo Turkey Run 5K & 10K 2020
Nov 23 – Nov 28 all-day

Virtual Turkey Run
November 23-28

5K & 10K | $20

All runners receive a shirt and medal.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Holiday Lights Tour 2020
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm

We could all use a little extra holiday cheer this year! Join us in “lighting up” South Jordan and Salt Lake Valley by participating in the 2020 Holiday Lights Tour! Cities from around Salt Lake County are teaming up to bring you a Holiday Lights Tour like never before! Visit homes from South Jordan, Bluffdale, Herriman, Midvale, Millcreek, South Salt Lake, and West Jordan! To register your home, take the tour, or vote for your favorite house, visit bit.ly/lightstourut

Registration

Registration begins on Monday, November 23rd and will remain open until December 21st. Register early for a better chance to win the People’s Choice Award!

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Do not cover/interfere with any fire safety equipment or walkways
  • Keep everything family-friendly
  • Homes must be located in a participating city
  • Winners will be announced on social media and all winners will receive an email
  • Judging will only include the portion of your house/yard that is visible from the driveway or street
  • Decorated houses should remain decorated through December 26th

Looking for other holiday activities in South Jordan? Check out our Virtual Light the Night event here!

Dec
1
Tue
2020
Candy Windows on Towne Center @ Towne Center Drive
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day

Make Candy Windows a holiday tradition! Join South Jordan City for our Virtual Light the Night event 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 1st – December 31st.

Featured Artists: Krista Johanson and Jennifer Vesper 

Locations:

  • Salt Lake County Library
  • West Doors of City Hall
  • East Doors of City Hall
  • Painting with a Twist
  • South Jordan City Hall Annex
  • Flake Pie Company
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Elements Massage
Feb
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Date Dash 5K 2021 @ Virtual
Feb 14 @ 12:00 am – Feb 20 @ 11:59 pm

Date Dash 2019

Virtual SoJo Date Dash

February 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is February 8th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Gold Rush 5K @ Virtual Course
Mar 14 – Mar 20 all-day
Gold Rush 2019

Virtual SoJo Gold Rush

March 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is March 4th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
23
Tue
2021
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States
In this program, students will explore the amazing world of physics through hands-on experiments. They will make discoveries about motion, heat, light and electricity.
  • Dates: March 23-May 4, on Tuedsays from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $69
  • Ages: Kindergarten-6th Grade
Register Now
May
1
Sat
2021
Art on the Towne @ Towne Center Drive
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

New in 2021, the City of South Jordan is bringing you a day full of ART! Shop from our wide selection of art vendors and support local Towne Center Drive favorites. Enjoy live entertainment, art demonstrations, and fun for the entire family! Face masks are required per Salt Lake County Health Department. 

Vendor List:
Steel Design: www.facebook.com/utahart 
CD Cross Retro Ranger: https://bit.ly/3mpz24z
Bill Gerrard Photography: www.BillGerrard.com
The Hive Gallery: https://bit.ly/3ulnrX4
By Bob Fine Woodworking:
Soul Cuffs: https://bit.ly/39K3K3y
Head2Heart2Hand: www.h2h2h.com
Artistic Habit: https://bit.ly/3fMEFsA
The Funky Artist: https://bit.ly/3dAWdoQ
Hand Over the Hero: https://bit.ly/3cTq78w
SoJo Clothing Co: www.sojoclothing.com
ENEMBE LLC: https://bit.ly/3fQ1njk
IJ Polson: https://bit.ly/39PFs8i
BAM Apparel: www.mybamwear.com
ALL CAPS Art Gallery: https://bit.ly/31TTKQR
Kool Rings Mate: https://bit.ly/3rYM8ae
Treeluxycreations: https://bit.ly/3dHVsKm
K7 Pottery: https://bit.ly/2PCuZG8
Tai Lee Photography: https://taileephotography.com/
Sarah Ann’s Art: www.SarahAnnsArt.com
South Pacific Island Art: https://bit.ly/2QUKfi1
Concrete Deco-Utah: https://bit.ly/3noWKyt
Greenleaf Gourds & Greenhouse: greenleafgourds.com
Activity List:
Caricatures: https://bit.ly/3mm3VHk
The Birdwatchers Band: www.facebook.com/thebirdwatchers.band
Baloon Artist: https://www.facebook.com/partypipeline
Plein Air Artist: https://www.facebook.com/NeenaPlant

Check out the Facebook Event for more information! 

May
12
Wed
2021
Write Around SoJo – Writing Contest @ Online Contest
May 12 @ 8:00 am – Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm

Rules and Guidelines

  • $10 resident/$20 non-resident registration fee is due by Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm. Register at register.sjc.utah.gov.
  • 5,000 words or less
  • Categories include: works of poetry, short stories, first chapters, and personal essays
  • Each category will be divided into two groups: youth (12-17) and adults (18+)
  • Only one entry per author will be accepted
  • To keep the submission anonymous, the entrant’s name can only appear on the title page and the title must be on each page.
  • Submissions should
    • Be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf format
    • Use a 12-point standard font (Times New Roman or Courier)
    • Be double spaced with one-inch margins
    • Unpublished works only
  • Works may NOT include:
    • Discriminatory Content (ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia, etc.)
    • Copyrighted Materials
    • Overly Controversial Content

Judging Criteria

  • Submissions will be scored on a scale of 1 to 10 in the following categories:
    • Originality
    • Writing style (voice)
    • Plot Structure
    • Characterization
    • Quality of writing
    • Grammar
  • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.

Submit Entry Here

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, Max. file size: 32 MB.