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June 2021 Events and Things to Do in Davis

Summer has arrived in Davis! School is out and we are bursting at the seams with fun and affordable things to do. Long-time Davis favorites like Bountiful Davis Arts Center’s Summerfest, Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, and Davis Arts Council’s Summer Nights Concert Series are back for 2021. Bring your family and friends and kick off summer with a plethora of free or low-cost summertime events.

Events

2021 Summerfest | Conversations in Culture

Presented by Bountiful Davis Arts Center, experience folk tales, music, dance, recipes, and discussions from individuals from countries worldwide. This 30+ year tradition is produced by every year by BDAC. Join us every Monday in June for Summerfest includes performers, artists, and food. Learn more.

When: June 7, 17, 21, and 28th from 6-9 pm

Where: Bountiful Town Square

100 E 100 S, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

Chalk Art Festival

Bountiful Chalk Art Festival

“Magic on the Sidewalk”

If you’re a first year attendee or artist, the Bountiful Chalk Art Festival is a fun, family-friendly, community event. Think gallery stroll, but with chalk, sidewalks, families, and laughter. This year we’ll also be combining the downtown excitement with Bountiful’s ongoing events at the new Bountiful Plaza. Learn more.

When: June 9-12, 2021

Where: Bountiful Historic Main Street

 

Layton Centennial Birthday Party Under the Stars

Join Layton City to celebrate 100 years of being a city. The Layton City Centennial Birthday Party Under the Stars will be a party of epic proportions! Bring the family and enjoy food, fun, entertainment, and fireworks. Learn more.

When: June 11-12

Where: Layton Commons Park

 

Simple Treasures Summer Bash Boutique

Over 100 of Utah’s Top Premier Top Local Crafter’s! A Huge Array of booths filled with 4th of July and Summer décor. Unique Gifts, Yummy Treats and More! Come Shop Local! Shopping at Simple Treasures supports hundreds of local small businesses! Learn more.

When: June 18-19, 2021

Where: Legacy Events Center, Farmington

 

Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride

Cyclists at Moonlight Bike Ride Event

Ride across the majestic Antelope Island State Park at night by glow of the bright summer full moon. This family-friendly, non-competitive bike ride starts at 10 pm (check-in beginning at 7:30 pm) and will take you from White Rock Bay to the historic Fielding Garr Ranch and back. Presented by Discover Davis. Learn more.

When: June 25

Where: Antelope Island State Park

 

Performances/Entertainment

Davis Arts Council Free Friday Film Festival

Davis Arts Council Experience Gifts

The Free Friday Film Series, presented by Davis Arts Council, occurs every Friday night from June through August. Bring your friends and family to The Kenley Amphitheater in Layton at 6:30 PM for a pre-movie activity and then enjoy the movie starting at 7:30 PM. Movies will play until approximately 9:00 PM.

June Schedule:

June 4: Annie

June 11: Selena

June 18: Remember the Titans

June 25: Newsies

See full event list

 

Free Sunday Night Concert: Mimi Valentine & The Gentlemen’s Club

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. This Jazz-age cover band puts a Speakeasy spin on modern dance hits, playing popular radio songs with their own signature vintage sound. Think Britney Spears done in a Cab Calloway style, T-Swift to the tune of vintage cabaret, along with Radiohead, Madonna, and more. Learn more

When: June 6, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

High School Musical Jr. Presented by On Pitch Performing Arts

It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians, and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. The couple causes an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the “status quo,” Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well.

When: June 9-14, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: Order online

Where: On Pitch Performing Arts Center, Layton

For tickets, COVID-19 mask policies, and more information, visit OPPA’s website

 

Free Sunday Night Concert: Ché Zuro

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. Ché Zuro mixes Beatle-ina pop with the acoustic grit of Led Zeppelin, mixing rock with folk, pop with country, shaking up a sound all of her own. Ché’s work as a songwriter, alone and with writing partner Tisa Adamson, has received accolades in both the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the Billboard Songwriting Contest.  Learn more

When: June 13, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

 

Summer Nights with the Stars: The Everly Set

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. You’ll be singing “By Bye Love” and Wake Up Little Suzy” at our Summer Nights with the Stars season opener with The Everly Set! Sean Altman & Jack Skuller celebrate The Everly Brothers who unleashed the sparkling vocal harmonies which influenced The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Beach Boys, just to name a few!

Tickets: $10-$30. Buy Tickets
When: June 15, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Big Fish the Musical Presented by Syracuse City Arts Council

Tickets are now available for our production of Big Fish the Musical. Performances will be held June 16, 17, 18, 19 and 21 at 8 pm at the Syracuse Arts Academy Amphitheater. Learn more.

When:  June 16-19 and 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm

Tickets: Order online

Location: Syracuse Arts Academy Amphitheater

 

Newsies Presented by CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

It’s no wonder this musical took home the Tony Award for Best Music and Best Choreography as it is filled with brilliant songs and newsboys dancing up a storm. Disney’s Newsies is based on the true story of the famed News Boys strike of 1899, it is both extraordinary and endearing and will most definitely have you singing along and cheering for these charming underdogs. Please note: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre is no longer socially distancing seating but masks are still mandatory. Visit their website for additional safety measures.

Dates & times:  

June 18- July 19, 2021

Monday – Saturday at 7:30  p.m.

Saturday matinees at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets: Order online at CPTUtah.org or call 801.298.1302

Location: 525 N 400 W, Centerville

 

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Presented by CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

What do hopeful lovers, fairies, and actors all have to do with each other? Not much, unless they all share the same forest on the same night – then it becomes a night of dazzling mischief in the beloved William Shakespeare classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Please note: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre is no longer socially distancing seating but masks are still mandatory. Visit their website for additional safety measures.

Dates & times:  

June 18- July 10, 2021

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Mondays at 7:00  p.m. 

Tickets: Order online at CPTUtah.org or call 801.298.1302

Location: 525 N 400 W, Centerville 

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Free Sunday Night Concert: Jupiter

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. Jupiter began as a songwriting exercise that blended introspective lyrics, popular song structures, and electronic rhythms and styles. The current line-up consists of Kelli Jo singing lead vocals, Nichelle and Lindsay singing backup, Jenn playing guitar, Jesse on electric cello, and KJ on keyboards. Learn more

When: June 20, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Summer Nights with the Stars: Asia featuring John Payne

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup ASIA in 1992! With hits like “Heat of the Moment,” “Don’t Cry,” and “Only Time Will Tell,” ASIA is one of the most recognizable rock groups of the 80s. This influential British rock group will appear at The Kenley for the very first time! Come and rock out with us!

Tickets: $20-$50. Buy Tickets
When: June 23, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Free Sunday Night Concert: The RaVens

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. The RaVens Band originated on the Wasatch Front in 2017. We are a variety band, playing the songs we loved when we were big kids, including tunes spanning 6 decades. Lee, Lezlee, and Greg are all accomplished songwriters and will share three songs of original material. Learn more

When: June 27, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Summer Nights with the Stars: GENTRI

Presented by Davis Arts Council at Kenley Amphitheater. GENTRI is back at The Kenley Amphitheater! The fan-favorite trio of gents, along with their talented accompanist and signature “Cinematic Pop” sound, will grace our stage once again. Do not miss these three tenors cover the classics you know and love, as well as perform some of their original hits.

Tickets: $45-$65. Buy Tickets
When: June 28, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Station Park

Family First Monday Drive Thru Event  

Family fun from the comfort of your car! Drive down West Promontory and pick up bags filled with ready to make crafts provided by America First Credit Union while supplies last. Featured guest characters will also join us from 5:30-7:30pm. For more details contact Concierge Services at 801.923.9111.

When: June 7, 2021

Where: Station Park, Farmington

 

Art Classes

Fairy Garden Workshop- Ages 5-12

Children will make a garden with rocks, colored sand twigs, pom poms, figurines and other found magical items to create their own unique garden. It will be in a portable pot that will include dirt and be ready for planting so kids can take it home and enjoy it all summer. Learn more.

When: June 5, 2021 from 10 am-12 pm

Where: Bountiful Davis Art Center

90 North Main Street, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

Comics I & Comics II with Chris Bodily-Ages 11+

Talking Cats, Zombies, Super Villains, and Killer Robots! Learn the art of cartoon drawing with illustration master Chris Bodily. Bodily will walk students step-by-step through the fundamentals of drawing including shape, line, perspective, proportion, expression, and construction. Create characters and worlds for your own cartoons, comics, and children’s books.

For students that have a good grasp on the fundamentals of illustration, Comics II will help elevate your graphic narratives from good to great. Explore the principles of value, composition, and visual storytelling. Learn more.

When: June 14-19, 2021 (No class June 16th)

Where: Bountiful Davis Art Center

90 North Main Street, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

Illustration Camp with Josephine Munro- Ages 12+

Join artist Josephine Munro for a concise and informative journey through illustration concepts, techniques, and practices. You’ll spend the day exploring different uses of line, shape, color, composition, and many other concepts. Learn more.

When: June 29, 2021 from 10:30 am-3:00 pm

Where: Bountiful Davis Art Center

90 North Main Street, Bountiful, UT 84010

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