Horned helmets have become popular symbols of of the Viking age, despite being historically inaccurate show in the new exhibition at the Naturals History Museum in Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (Photo by Cassandra Palor/ Daily Utah Chronicle)

Norse Fest

The Natural History Museum of Utah is calling all vikings. Celebrate food, music and more this Saturday, Sept. 23 at the family-friendly Norse Fest. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and the fun will come to an end at 5 p.m. Explore your viking ties with the Church of Latter-Day Saints Family History researchers or watch Norse artists and blacksmiths weave, dance and create art. Take a moment to try something new with an assortment of amazing Norse foods, then create your own viking shield or listen to a quick lecture from Norse experts. Take family or friends to revel in the rich culture of the vikings.

Prayer Bracelets

Ron Butkivitch is coming to the Huntsman Cancer Institute to share inspiration and is encouraging people to indulge in creativity. Make individual prayer bracelets and necklaces Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. You can make them for yourself and put together a couple as a gifts for guests at their upcoming fall art show. All materials will be provided, and there will be a wide variety of beads for everyone to choose from.

Global U Expo

Interested in traveling abroad and want to learn more about opportunities at the University of Utah? Visit the Global U Expo Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Students will get to talk with returned Learning Abroad students, program coordinators and program providers to learn which programs will be the best fit. You can also learn about scholarship opportunities and hear othersí personal experiences firsthand. Interested students will get the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a Learning Abroad scholarship. Take the chance to learn more about another culture, engage with new communities, further your language comprehension and experience day-to-day life in another country.


Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Now through Jan. 1

Natural History Museum of Utah

Open Sky: The Taft-Nicholson painting exhibition

Now through Sept. 22

Gittons Gallery


T’ai Chi/Qigong

Sept. 19 and 21, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Huntsman Cancer Hospital multipurpose room 6

Jaycen Eggleston
Jaycen Eggleston is an English major who makes a mean macchiato and is interning at the Arts Desk.


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