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.

SoJo Summerfest Selfie Bingo @ Virtual
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

Download our SoJo Summerfest Selfie Bingo Card and send in your selfies of you and your family completing each item to get a bingo. Prizes will be handed out to randomly chosen participants.

Download Selfie Bingo Card Here

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SoJo Summerfest Virtual 5K & Kids 1 Miler 2020 @ Jordan River Trail
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

June 1-6, 2020
$15

Jordan River Trail

Race Entries Include
Race Shirt & Custom Race Medal

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

SoJo Summerfest Virtual Craft Market @ Virtual
Jun 1 – Jun 6 all-day

Connect with our spectacular local craft vendors at our Virtual SoJo Summerfest Craft Market. Vendors will offer discounts to their online stores during Summerfest.

Values Jewelry by Mila

https://www.facebook.com/groups/853990758124761/

milacares3@gmail.com

Discount code: SUMMERFEST

10%

Costa Rica Exotic Jewelry

https://www.etsy.com/shop/CostaRicaWoodJewelry

angie@inlandx.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

15%

David Newcomb Art

https://www.facebook.com/groups/335133893641710/

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

10%

Dot Dot Smile Natalie Baker

https://www.facebook.com/groups/dotdotsmilenatalib/?ref=shar

shnatali@hotmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

20%

Serenity Mosaic Creations

https://www.facebook.com/SerenityMosaicCreations

utahteacher@hotmail.com

Just mention Summerfest

25%

Salt City Macrame

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SaltCityMacrame?ref=shop_sugg

Resanne@gmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

10%

Amanda Leigh Art

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AmandaLeighArtStudio

leigh.ekberg@gmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

15%

Karen Hastings

https://www.etsy.com/shop/KarensReedsandGift

karenhastingsoboe@gmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

10%

Touch the Sky Art

www.touchtheskyart.com

oldremedies@yahoo.com

Free Shipping

Paparazzi by Janna

www.blessedbysparkles.com

blessedbysparkles@gmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

Free shipping, buy 12 get 13th free.

Piece of Paradise 

instagram.com/pieceofparadise_market

purpleberies@hotmail.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

10%

Salt and Butter Soap Shop 

www.saltandbuttersoap.com

Discount Code: SUMMERFEST

10%

 

Jun
3
Wed
2020
SoJo Summerfest Virtual Mermaid Craft @ Virtual
Jun 3 all-day

Under the sea, everything is…craftier? On Wednesday, June 3rd, our SoJo Mermaids will be on video teaching viewers how to make special mermaid play dough.

Jun
5
Fri
2020
SoJo Summerfest Float N’ Floats
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Enter from 2200 W. and Park Road, or 11010 S. and Redwood Rd.

How about a parade, but in reverse! In this event, you pull up to get a refreshing root beer float (while supplies last) to enjoy as you ride in your vehicle past fantastic floats.

Jun
6
Sat
2020
SoJo Summerfest Best In SoJo Pet Show @ Virtual
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

 Watch our Best in SoJo Pet Show, hosted by Mayor Dawn Ramsey and Mrs. Utah 2020 on Saturday, June 6th at 9:00 am for the winners here and on the City’s Facebook page.

Join us live for the Best in SoJo Pet Show! Thanks for participating and congrats to all the winners. Don’t miss this “petacular” event!

Jun
11
Thu
2020
South Jordan Resident: Light Pole Banner Contest @ Online Submissions
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council is requesting South Jordan Residents to submit artwork for a Light Pole Banner Contest. All submissions must be family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. The goal of this project is to display artwork on light poles around the City to add vibrancy to the street. Designs that are bright, colorful, and represent South Jordan in a positive light are encouraged.  **2 artwork submissions per person**

Reminders:

  • Banners will be approximately 20 feet off of the ground
  • Vehicles will be driving past these banners, only allowing for a quick glance at the artwork
  • Simplistic, colorful designs look best

Contest ends on July 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm

The South Jordan Arts Council has sole decision-making authority. Selected artists will be contacted with more information on the banner creation process.

Contact sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov with questions.

Light Pole Banner Contest

  • Accepted file types: bmp, jpg, jpeg, gif, pdf, png, tif, tiff, raw, jfif, exif, ppm, webp.
  • The following terms and conditions shall also apply:
    • By submitting artwork to the SoJo Light Pole Banner Contest, Applicant understands and agrees that the City may use any artwork 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 artworks or combine said artworks with other images and media, which the City, in its sole discretion, chooses to make.
    • Applicant represents and warrants that any artwork submitted to the SoJo Light Pole Banner 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 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 artwork.
    • 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.
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Jul
22
Wed
2020
Towne Center Crosswalk Mural(s) – RFP @ Online Application Only
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – Aug 7 @ 12:00 am

CALL FOR UTAH ARTISTS: Request for Proposals

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, August 6, 2020

COMMISSION BUDGET: $3,000 – for each crosswalk mural.

PROJECT BACKGROUND

The City of South Jordan and the South Jordan Arts Council are requesting proposals for the commissioning of two professional murals on the center crosswalks located at 1665 Towne Center Drive. As part of the South Jordan Art Council’s Vibrancy Project, the purpose of this project is to create a sense of community and add vibrancy to the Towne Center plaza. The plaza includes seating areas, picnic tables, restaurants, and local businesses.

The organizations mentioned above are pleased to provide an opportunity for any Utah artist or Utah artist lead team to respond to this RFP with a mural proposal. **Proposals can be for one or both crosswalks**

SITE DIMENSIONS

Crosswalk A: Length 18ft & Width 20ft                    Crosswalk B: Length 18ft & Width 17ft

ARTWORK GOALS

The South Jordan Arts Council seeks a site-specific mural that:

  • Is visually engaging for passersby and those who use and visit the plaza.
  • Is simplistic yet interesting – The designs should be simple enough to easily maintain them by a non-artist if desired.

PROJECT BUDGET & ELIGIBILITY

The total budget for this project is $6,000 ($3,000 per crosswalks, artists can create a proposal for one or both crosswalks). The budget is inclusive of artist’s fees and related expenses for design, include all costs associated with the creation and completion of the mural/artwork, including artists’ travel, prep work, materials, supplies, surface preparation, installation, and an anti-graffiti protective coating. Any fees incurred for design/artwork related engineering or assistance from any contractors shall be the responsibility of the artist.

DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

  • Artwork shall not contain any standards, traffic signals, or sign icons.
  • Artwork shall not contain logos, text, advertising, or promote a specific business, political party, or religion.
  • No directional markings.
  • Artwork must be contained within the white “stop arm” lines that are already painted on the crosswalk.
  • Colors will be limited to five (5) per crosswalk.
  • Unless otherwise requested and pre-approved, paint for the artwork must be one of the following brands/types:
    • Watco Anti-Slip Traffic Paint
    • Transpo Color-Safe Durable Pavement Marking Material (paint) – H&C
    • COLORTOP Water-Based Solid Color Concrete Stain available at Sherwin Williams
  • Colors: Colors utilized must be reproducible and the color name and number shall be submitted with this application.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

Application Deadline – Thursday, August 6, 2020

Notification of Artist Selection – Monday, August 17, 2020

Contract Preparation – Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Day 1 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 5, 2020**

Day 2 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 12, 2020**

**Installation will coincide with the South Jordan Farmers Market. Artists will only have two days (Saturday, September 5 and Saturday, September 12) to complete the murals.**

Dates are subject to change, except for the application deadline of Thursday, August 6, 2020.

SELECTION CRITERIA & PROCESS

The City of South Jordan and The South Jordan Arts Council will review all of the properly submitted applications and will recommend the artist/teams for the commission.

In selecting the artist/team for this project, the following criteria will be considered:

  • Final artwork that is one-of-a-kind, site-specific, and meets the project goals;
  • Artistic excellence, innovation, and originality as evidence by visual documentation and supporting materials;
  • The artist’s final work meets all operational, maintenance, American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), and public safety requirements;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and budget and to perform work in a timely, professional manner;
  • The artist’s professional experience is adequate to meet the demands of the project including the ability to work with stakeholders, project managers, and community members.

The artist or artist lead team selected for the project will sign an agreement with the City of South Jordan.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Submissions that arrive on or before 11:59 pm on Thursday, August 6, 2020 and meet all of the application requirements will be reviewed. To be considered for this project, applicants must submit all of the required materials via this website. There is no application fee to apply or to use the online application system. No other method of submission will be accepted. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. The applicant’s name must appear on all submitted materials.

Art Proposal

  • (first name _ last name.proposal.pdf) Artists must submit a color, scale visual rendering, and a written description including project intent, dimensions, materials and a preliminary budget. (2 pages maximum)
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif, doc, docx, odf.
  • (first name _ last name.title1.jpg, first name _ last name.title2.jpg, etc.) Three to five (3-5) jpeg images of unique examples of past work. If applicable, please provide examples of completed past work of similar, scope, scale, and budget. Each image must not exceed 1MB in size. Five images per application, not per team member. Each image must include the title, date of completion/installation, media, dimensions (height x width x depth, in feet), location, final project cost and a brief description of the work.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif.
  • (first name _ last name.references.pdf) A list of two professional references with contact information (name, title, organization, mailing address, phone number, email address), and relationship to each reference.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf, tiff, tif, doc, docx, odf.

All materials not specifically requested as part of this application or exceeding the maximum page length or format requirements will not be considered or reviewed by the Selection Committee.

Incomplete submissions or any application that has not been submitted within the parameters set forth above, as determined by the Arts Program Coordinator, will not be reviewed or considered.

QUESTIONS
All questions regarding this RFP are to be directed only to the Art Program Coordinator for the City of South Jordan at the email address listed below. Applications may be disqualified if any unsolicited contact related to this RFP is made with an employee of the City of South Jordan, the South Jordan Arts Council, or any project stakeholders and partners that are not the Arts Program Coordinator. All communication will occur electronically via email.

Contact: Haley Greene, sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov