Nov
23
Mon
2020
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
Jan
1
Fri
2021
Museum Mashup: Map Your World @ At Home
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

January Museum Mashup
Map Your World
January 1-31

Utah is a great place to explore. Learn more about maps and some fun places to explore in Utah. Free and available through January 31st.

Instructions: download the attachments and print on your home printer. Be sure to check the activity after downloading to see if you need to print double sided!

Map Learning Booklet

Utah Seek and Find

Neighborhood Map Builder

 

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

Apr
1
Thu
2021
Museum Mashup: Nature Walk @ At Home
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Museum Mashup: Nature Walk @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

April Museum Mashup
Nature Walk
April 1-30

Celebrate the earth all month long with the Gale Center’s April activity, Nature Walk. Nature Walk is a free download with Backyard Bingo, spring coloring sheets, and word searches. They are available throughout April.

Coloring Pages
Egg Hunt Coloring Page
Botanicals Coloring Page
Signs of Spring Coloring Page

Word Searches
Utah Word Search
Nature Word Search

Bingo
Backyard Bingo

May
1
Sat
2021
Museum Mashup: Fire Breathing Dragon @ At Home
May 1 – May 31 all-day
Museum Mashup: Fire Breathing Dragon @ At Home | South Jordan | Utah | United States

May Museum Mashup
Fire Breathing Dragon
May 1-31

Make a fun fire breathing dragon windsock to play with this summer. Craft packets will be available throughout May at the Gale Center while supplies last. Our webpage has a supply list and instructions, if you prefer to visit us virtually! It will also have more fun downloads for the month of May.

Museum Mashup at the Gale Center is funded in part by a grant from Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks. Thank you!

Coloring Pages

Dragon Coloring Page Kingdom
Dragon Coloring Page Ride
Dragon Coloring Page Pizza

Craft Instructions

Fire Breathing Dragon Supply List
Fire Breathing Dragon Instructions

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.

Jun
1
Tue
2021
Museum Mashup: Weave a Turtle Friend @ Gale Center
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day
Museum Mashup: Weave a Turtle Friend @ Gale Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States

June Museum Mashup
Weave a Turtle Friend
June 1-30

Make a new friend this summer! Learn an easy weaving technique and make a tiny turtle friend to hang out with. Craft packets will be available throughout June at the Gale Center while supplies last. Our webpage has a supply list and instructions, if you prefer to visit us virtually! It will also have more fun downloads for the month of June.

Museum Mashup at the Gale Center is funded in part by a grant from Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks. Thank you!

Instructions
Supply List