2012 Events

Leonidas Alfred & Elizabeth Pritchett Log Cabin

Dedication & Public Open House:

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (dedication at 6 p.m.)

Address: 2375 N. 2000 W.Farr West,UT84404

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Willie Handcart Company & 1856 Rescuer Descendants Reunion

Summer of 2013

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Other Pioneer Descendant Reunions

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*PHC: Public events where the Pioneer Heritage Company sets up one of their signature pioneer camps and presents various 19th century trades, skills, and pastimes typical of Mormon Pioneers.  For more info see: www.pioneerheritagecompany.com

**UPHA:Public events where the Utah Pioneer Heritage Arts group presents the pioneer experience through song, dance, storytelling, photography, paintings, drawings and more. For more info see: www.upharts.org

Pioneer Christmas: A Time for Celebration

December  8th,  2012 

Performances at 1pm or 4pm

Call the Church History Museum at(801)-240-9573 for reservations. More Detail

Location:   Church History Museum

45 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-0902

 801-240-3310

Event Description

Pioneer Christmas: A Time for Celebration is an interactive, audience-oriented theater presentation featuring stories, games, dancing, music, and songs that would have been a part of a 19th-century Mormon pioneer Christmas celebration, including a visit from Father Christmas.
 The program is family oriented, and adults and children alike are invited to attend. Members of the Pioneer Heritage Company present this delightful one-hour program wearing authentic costumes and sharing the spirit of Christmas past.
 The program is designed to engage both children and adults in a festive atmosphere of Christmas singing, fun, and well wishes.
 

 CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS

Dec. 7-29, evenings excluding Sundays and Dec. 24-25 
 Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 

2012 Pioneer Events Archive

Regency Romance Ball

February 10th and 11th, 2012, 6 PM to 11:30 PM

A romantic costumed ball just in time for Valentines.  Sweep her off her feet as you learn the dances of Jane Austins time taught by professional instructors.
More Information at: Old Glory Vintage Dancers or Regency Romance Ball

CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT   Camp Floyd State Park

May 26 and 28, 2012 10 am -4pm  Camp Floyd State Park & the Utah Civil War Association are hosting a Civil War Encampment.   Experience the camp life of Johnston’s Army including reenactments, encampments, stagecoach rides (Monday 12pm – 2pm), firearm and cannon demonstrations, marches, drills, 1861 period games, and photos in period uniform.All encampment events are FREE (except stagecoach rides).  Standard museum entrance fees of $2 per person or $6 per familystill apply.Food concessions available for  purchase at the event.

More info: 801-768-8932 or Camp Floyd State ParkUtah Civil War Association

RELIEF SOCIETY CELEBRATION

 (MARCH 6, 7, 8, 14, 20, 21, 22 evenings and MARCH 17, 24 daytime)Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UTProvidence Founders Day Heritage Arts, Music & Storytelling(April 20-21)Location: Providence InnArtists paint while you watch, pioneer games & activities, hoop trundling race 

MOUNTAIN MAN LIVING HISTORY CAMP

 (JUNE 8-9)
  Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT

Scandinavian Heritage Festival-PHC & UPHA

May 24-26, 2011 

Location: Snow College Campus

150 College Ave.

Ephriam, UT

This heritage festival features delectable Scandinavian food, traditional dances and music, an art show, storytelling, a quilt show, ceramic workshops, pioneer house tours, old world craft booths, a pioneer pentathlon, athletic events, a parade, and a Pioneer Heritage Company camp filled with fun activities and fascinating presentations.

Murray Heritage Festival-PHC & UPHA

June 4, 2012

Location: Murray, UT

Manti – Mormon Miracle Pageant

June 21-23 and 26-30, 2012 evening 9:30 Pageant begins
 
 Location: South Temple Hill Manti, Utah 84642
 
 Share an evening under the stars with us and enjoy the beauty of the hills and the magnificence of the Manti Utah Temple while you watch this historical drama. Witness the intertwined stories of the Restoration of the gospel, the Book of Mormon, and the journey of faithful pioneers to the Sanpete Valley
 
 More info      Admission: FREE!

Days of 47 Children’s Parade-PHC

July 14, 2011 10 am Location: Salt Lake City, UT Route: Trolly Square to City and County Building along 500 South
Watch for the Pioneer Heritage Company Handcart and Pioneer Children, A children’s carnival held at the end of the parade 

Draper City Days -PHC

 July 20-21, 2012 9 am to 9 pm
 Location: 12500 S.  1300 East – Draper City Park – North East Side by the Playground
 Join us for Pioneer Fun and games along with an authentic camp kitchen, and traditional wood working presentations.  Fun for the whole family. 

Pioneer Pageant

July 21, 23, 24 2012  Evening
 Location: West Jordan Arena
 8030 South 2200 West,  West Jordan, UT
 Merrill Osmonds theatrical representation of the joys and tribulations experienced by the pioneers on their trek west.
 More info         

Brother Brigham’s Ball

July 21, 2012  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
 Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT
 19th Century dancing just the way Brother Brigham enjoyed it.
 More info         Tickets  or call: 801-924-7502
 Admission is $5.00/person 

Pioneer Day North Park Celebration-*PHC

  July 24, 2012 Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
 Location: North Park
 500 N. 500 W. Provo, UT
  Kids games and rag dolls, story telling, bee keeping, sewing, and woodworking all in the newly remodeled pioneer village at North Park in Provo. 

First Encampment Hike

 July 24, 2012  7:00 am 
Location: Donner Park
2770 East and 990 South Salt Lake City UT
  During this family-oriented event, you can walk in the footsteps of the 1847 pioneers in a festive and commemorative hike that follows Emigration Creek  to the Wilford Woodruff Farmhouse at 1604 South 500 East in Salt Lake City 

Pioneer Days 2012 at This is the Place

 July 24,  2012 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
 Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT
Morning Flag Raising Ceremony and contests, games, crafts, and music.  All in a pioneer setting of This is the Place Heritage Park. Park admission required

 Pioneer Day Sunrise Service 2012

 July  24,  2012  7:00 am
 Location: Salt Lake Tabernacle
 Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT
  The event will include a flag ceremony, music and a special address Admission is free.

Pioneer Days of 47 Parade 2011-KSL 5

  July  24,  2012  9:00 am
 Location: Salt Lake City, UT
 Press Forward Pioneers: Parade begins at 9 a.m. and runs from South Temple and State Street, east to 200 East, south to 900 South, then ends at Liberty Park. The parade will be televised on KSL, Ch. 5.  Look for numerous pioneer themed entries from The Sons of Utah Pioneers, and wards and stakes throughout Utah.

History and Heritage Pageant-American Fork City

 End of July Begining of August evening
Location: American Fork Cemetery
 600 N. Center, AF 

Cove Fort Days-PHC

 Aug 3-4, 2012
 Location: Junction of I-15 & I-70 Utah (Exit 135 from I-15)
 Free hot dogs, drinks, fort tour, & wagon rides.  Pioneer Heritage Company’s biggest camp featuring a host of 19th century demonstrations and games.
 Reviews: http://www.mormontimes.com/article/16594/Cove-Fort-Days-draws-thousands

Castle Valley Pioneer Pageant

 
August 2-4 and 7-11, 2012
 
 Location: 4785 North Desbee Dove Rd.Castle Dale, Utah 84513
 
 Pioneer village open @ 6:00 pm, Performance: 8:30 pm an elaborate outdoor historical drama that portrays the settling of the frontier.  
 
 More info      Admission: FREE!
 
 

VOICES OF THE CIVIL WAR

  Aug 10-11, 2012 
 Location: This is the Place Heritage Park
 2601 East Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 

Cove Fort Days-PHC

 Aug 3-4, 2012
 Location: Junction of I-15 & I-70 Utah (Exit 135 from I-15)
 Free hot dogs, drinks, fort tour, & wagon rides.  Pioneer Heritage Company’s biggest camp featuring a host of 19th century demonstrations and games. 

Fillmore, UT Heritage Days-PHC

 Sept 6-8, 2012
 Location: Fillmore, UT
 Pioneer Heritage Company’s will demonstrate a host of 19th century trades past times and games. 

Sandy City Heritage Festival-PHC & UPHA

 Sept 15, 2011
 Location: TBD
 Pioneer demonstrations and Pioneer Music

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