Thursday July 7th, 2016 - 11:30 am
The world's top drum corps will battle for top honors at Corps Encore, July 7, 2016. The event will be held Stewart Stadium. The day starts out at 11:30 a.m. with a parade in downtown Ogden and a drum corps exhibition at the Ogden City building on 25th Street at noon. Don't miss out on the Wasatch Mountain Drum Battle that begins at 12:15 p.m. Then, come out to see the Blue Knights clinic as they rehearse in the stadium at 3:30-5 p.m. Visit ascendperformingarts.org/events/corpsencore for information.
Sunday July 17th, 2016 - 9:00 pm
Thousands of people are expected to attend the annual Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks at Weber State University on July 17, 2016. Now in its 38th year, the celebration, initiated and sponsored by the Lindquist family of Ogden, is a longstanding tradition for northern Utah families. The New American Philharmonic will provide a free concert beginning at the Ada Lindquist Plaza. The performance will include a movie and patriotic music featuring Tchaikovsky’s "1812 Overture," complete with a battery of 17 cannons. At approximately 10 p.m., attendees will enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in Utah, accompanied by the symphony. The university will provide beverage booths, first-aid stations, restroom facilities and recorded music until the concert begins. Beverage booths open at 5:30 p.m.
On-campus parking will be available, but limited. The roundabouts off Harrison Boulevard and Dixon Drive will be closed to traffic. Access to campus will be through Edvalson Street, Skyline Drive, and Birch and Taylor avenues. Visit weber.edu/wsutoday for more news.