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.

Mar
16
Mon
2020
CANCELED: Beauty Lou and the Country Beast @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ATTENTION!! Missoula Children’s Theater auditions, residency, and shows have been canceled. We are working with MCT to reschedule for a later date. Please watch our website for more information.

 

Calling all South Jordan residents!! Missoula Children’s Theatre and the City are hosting auditions for Beauty Lou and the Country Beast! The MCT team will hold a group audition on March 16 at 4:30 pm in the South Jordan Community Center. MCT will cast 50-60 local students to perform in the Beauty Lou and the Country Beast production. The show will be rehearsed throughout the week of March 16 – 20 and two public performances are presented at the end of the week on March 21.

Who can participate? Kindergarten through 8th-grade students from the South Jordan community.

What is it? A FREE children’s theatre residency and performance brought to South Jordan by Missoula Children’s Theatre!

Where? Auditions, residency, and performance will be held at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd.

Does my child need any theatre experience? No, all levels are welcome to audition.

WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW about Missoula Children’s Theatre: http://mctinc.org/mct-tour/parents-know/

The play was written and conceived by Jim Caron
Music and lyrics are also by Michael McGill

Questions or Concerns? Email sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov!

**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**

Mar
18
Wed
2020
SoJo Photo Contest @ Online Submissions
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm

While practicing safe social distancing we thought it would be fun to host a SoJo Photo Contest! Show us why you love SoJo in photo form!  We invite all ages and skill levels to participate. The categories are: SoJo Scenery, SoJo Family, and SoJo Pets.  All photos must be taken in SoJo, comply with the SoJo Photo Contest rules, and comply with all CDC COVID-19 recommendations.

Register

All entries must be submitted online by March 27, 2020 by 3:00 pm. 

All entries should contain a brief description of your picture, a signed contest entry agreement, any waivers from those featured in the photo, and a .jpg photo submission (must be 8 MB (3264X2448) in size). You must also own the copyright to any photo submitted.  **Please no more than 3 entries per person**

Register Online

Register online and submit each photo entry by clicking on the link: Submit your photo here 

Categories

All photographs submitted for consideration in the SoJo Photo Contest 2020 must be family-friendly and depict something that generally fits within one of the following categories:

  • SoJo Scenery 
  • SoJo Family
  • SoJo Pets  
Judging
The Judges will analyze each photograph based upon the following:
  • 40% based on relation to the category
  • 30% based on creativity
  • 30% based on originality

Based upon the criteria the Judges will choose one winning photograph from each of the three categories. 

Online public voting will take place between March 30 – April 2, 2020.  We will post the photos on the City of South Jordan Facebook page.  The public is allowed to vote on their favorite by “liking” the picture. The photograph receiving the most votes will be awarded the Public’s Choice award.

Winner/prizes

Winners will be announced on April 3, 2020. There will be one Grand Prize winner, one People’s Choice, and a First Place winner in each category.

Photo Release/Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions shall also apply:

  • By submitting a photograph to the SoJo Photo Contest 2020, Applicant understands and agrees that the City may use any photograph submitted, whether timely or not, for the City’s own purposes, including (but not limited to) marketing campaigns, social media sites, websites, and official documents and publications, and may make any edits to said photographs or combine said photographs with other images and media, which the City, in its sole discretion, chooses to make. However, the City will not edit any photograph until after the Judging and voting is complete.
  • Applicant represents and warrants that any photograph submitted to the SoJo Photo Contest by Applicant is the original products of the Applicant, and does not violate any intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any kind enjoyed by any individual or entity, nor do any of Applicant’s submissions feature artwork or intellectual property created or owned by another individual or entity.
  • Applicant must obtain a written waiver of any image rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of a person or object depicted in a submitted photograph. In addition to the waiver required Applicant must also obtain a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license from said person (or owner of the object) to publicly display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works which include that person or object at no cost to the City. A copy of said waiver and license must accompany this Agreement.
  • Applicant agrees to execute such other documents and to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to further the purposes of this Agreement.
  • Applicant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the City against all claims, damages, lawsuits, losses, liabilities, liens, costs, citations, penalties, fines and expenses, including (but not limited to) attorneys’ fees, arising out of or resulting from the submission of Applicant’s submitted photographs.
  • Time is of the essence with this Agreement, as well as every term, covenant, and condition contained herein.
  • If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall, nevertheless, be construed, performed, and enforced as if the invalidated or unenforceable provision had not been included I the text of the Agreement.
Jun
1
Mon
2020
SoJo Summerfest Historical Quest @ Locations Across South Jordan
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

Join us on an epic quest to uncover the unique history of South Jordan. Using the GooseChase app, we’ll give you clues that will take you throughout South Jordan. Prizes will be given to randomly selected participants each day.

App Download:  https://www.goosechase.com/download/

Game Code: SOJOSUMMERFEST

Prize winners will be contacted through the app.

 

SoJo Summerfest Mulligans Golf Tournament @ Mulligans
Jun 1 – Jun 7 all-day

Players will play nine holes on either the par 3 course or the executive course during the week of Summerfest. To participate players must call ahead and book a prepaid tee time.

Tee times are booked the day of only by calling 801-254-3377.

USGA rules apply except for the process of holing out. Following Covid-19 adjustments a players ball is considered holed out when the ball hits the raised cup. At the conclusion of the round a picture of the scorecard will be emailed to dbrown@sjc.utah.gov. Please include first and last names and divisions for all players on the scorecard.

The following divisions and top three scores in each division for each course will win a prize:

Ladies
Senior (over 60)
Men
Kids (under 12)

Players scores will be updated daily on the leaderboard on the north side of the pro shop. Players can play as many times as they would like, but holes must be played in order. At the conclusion of the round scorecards must be signed and attested. The rules committee may use discretion to verify scores.