March Events in Davis County, Utah

New art exhibits at the Bountiful Davis Arts Center provide a free cultural experience throughout March. You can go experience the outdoors on Antelope Island State park with their various events or in Farmington Bay at the Eccles Wildlife Center. You have more opportunities in arts with the LUNA FEST Film Festival and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opening at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre. Find all that and more below to fill your calendar with fun in Davis County, Utah.


Recurring Events:

Discount Day at Cinemark – Station Park

Image Credit: Stacey Enterprises

When: Every Tuesday
Where: Cinemark (Station Park), 900 W Clark Ln, Farmington, UT 84025

What: $5 movies!!! Gather your friends and family and enjoy discounted movie prices on TUESDAYS at Cinemark at Station Park! Check out the link for show times and additional information: https://www.cinemark.com/utah/cinemark-farmington-at-station-park

Tales & Trails at Farmington Bay Wildlife Education Center (FREE)

eccles wildlife education center, farmington bay

When: Every Wednesday, Meet at 10 a.m.
Where: George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Wildlife Education Center – Conservation Hall, 1700 W Glovers Ln, Farmington, Utah 84025

What: Bring your little ones and join us to hear a story read by an Eccles Wildlife Education Center staff member or volunteer. After the story, venture out to the nature trail for a self-guided walk. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the welcome desk in the Conservation Hall at 10 a.m.

Improve Show at Bountiful Davis Arts Center

improvables utah

When: Every Friday, 9 p.m.
Where: Bountiful Davis Arts Center, 90 N Main St, Bountiful, Utah 84010

Coffee & Conservation at Wildlife Education Center (FREE)

Coffee and conservation

When: Every Saturday
Where: George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Wildlife Education Center, L.S. Skaggs Wetland Discovery Classroom, 1700 W Glovers Ln, Farmington, Utah 84025

What: Bring your own beverage and join other outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts while we watch birds from the viewing patio at the Wetland Discovery Classroom. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/2046383855441322/

Flashback Skate at Classic Fun Center

classic skating

When: Every Saturday night, 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Classic Fun Center at 867 N Angel St, Layton, Utah 84041

What: Every Saturday night come and get your groove on while skating to the best old jams! Flashback is for ages 16 and older. Pricing is $10.00 per person. Roller Skates are included. Roller Blades are extra. No Scooters.

Harmon’s Cooking Classes

harmons cooking classes

When: Throughout the month, see schedule by clicking here
Where: Harmon’s in Station Park, Farmington, Utah

Opening Reception for Master Portraiture & Experimental Plein Air Exhibits @ BDAC (FREE)

Where: Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N Main St. Bountiful, UT 84010
Exhibits on view: March 1 – March 29, 2019
Gallery Hours: Tues – Fri: 10 AM – 6 PM Sat: noon – 5 PM

What: Three exhibits will be on display at the BDAC starting March 1st through the 29th.

  • “EQUINOX” 5th ANNUAL PLEIN AIR COMPETITION: This will include some nontraditional plein air pieces.
  • Parallels and Proxy: A diverse collection of contemporary portraiture in all its various forms, from local and national artists. This exhibit examines why an artist would choose to use a likeness and the responsibility of the artist as a documentarian.
  • Pieces of Me by Tina Garrett: Missouri State Ambassador for the Portrait Society of America and ARC Associate Master Painter Tina Garrett travels across the country for her first ever solo exhibition at BDAC.

WEEK 2:

Ticket to Ride by Davis County Library (FREE)

When & Where: Friday, March 15th 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Centerville Branch, Kaysville Branch, & North (Clearfield) Branch

What: Choose a branch and join us for two fun evenings (dates vary by branch) exploring Utah’s unique transportation and natural wonders! There will be games, crafts, stories, and activities celebrating pioneers, dinosaurs, Hill Air Force Base, Salt Flats racing, national parks, trains, mining, and more! This annual program is for all ages and families are encouraged to attend.

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

When: March 15 – April 13, M – Sat 7:30PM, Sat Matinees 2:30PM
Where: 525 N 400 W, Centerville, UT

What: With unforgettable characters, fun sing along songs, and of course
a flying car, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang is going to have the audience cheering along.A high-flying adventure comes to life in this beloved classic. Caractacus Potts maybe a crazy inventor but when he and his children, Jeremy and Jemima, bring a magical car to life, they soon discover that anything is possible – even the car taking flight! Trouble isn’t too far away when the evil Baron and Baroness Bomburst seek to take the car for themselves. Joined by the beautiful Truly Scrumptious and the zany Grandpa Potts, the family sets off into the skies and shows those horridBombursts that good will always prevail!
Tickets: $17.75-$28.75, Free Parking
More info: 801.298.1302, CPTUtah.org

St. Paddy’s Day March, Run, Walk at Ellison Park

When: March 16th
Where: Ellison Park, Latyon, Utah

What: Keep up on your New Year’s resolutions and bring out your green! 5k, 10k and kids’ course. Green Pancakes for the ENTIRE Family, a leprechaun and ALL GREEN costume contest, music, a photo booth and other fun activities at the race. Sign up online or on race day.
Registration: The kids’ run is free (kids’ t-shirts $10), $30 for 5k and 10k runs (includes t-shirt) at
https://www.raceentry.com/races/st-paddys-march-run-walk/2019/register
Groups of 5 or more can email for a group rate DJ Burton dj@tntrunning.com.

WEEK 3:

Buffalo Run 50K, 50 mile, 100 mile

buffalo run

When: March 22-23
Where: Antelope Island State Park

What: Three ultra trail runs will start and finish at the White Rock Bay Event Field. The event utilizes most park trails. Aid stations will be located in various ares along the route.
Register: https://www.buffalorunadventures.com/buffalo-run/

Park Impacts: No roads or trails will be closed during this event. Expect additional traffic at the Entrance Booth, along park roads, within White Rock Bay and along most park trails.

Fielding Garr Ranch Tours: “Life & Death at Fielding Garr Ranch”

Fielding Garr Ranch, Antelope Island State Park

When: March 23rd at 11:00am, 1:00pm & 4:00pm
Where: Antelope Island State Park

What: Antelope Island was used for 133 years as ranch land. There are countless stories: happy, sad, and just plain weird. Walk the grounds with the Fielding Garr Ranch Manager to hear some of the every day things and unusual events where they happened.
More info: caldrich@utah.gov

WEEK 4:

Couples Night at Dartside

When: March 28th at 7:00 pm
Where: Layton Hills Mall (Second floor above Dick’s Sporting Goods)

What: This event will consist of a 30-minute relationship presentation followed by 30 minutes of dart tag arena play.

Lagoon – Now Open on Weekends

Beginning Saturday, March 29th

What: As the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, thoughts turn to summer fun. Lagoon will be open on weekends beginning Saturday, March 29, weather permitting.
Season passports are on sale now: https://www.lagoonpark.com/buy-season-passports/

PAST EVENTS:

FIRST WEEKEND (March 1st – 3rd):

LUNAFEST Film Festival at Weber State Davis Campus

When: Friday, March 1st at 6:00 pm
Where: Weber State Davis Campus, D3 Ballroom, 2750 University Park Blvd., Layton, UT

What: LUNAFEST is a film festival that highlights short films made by, for and about women. Our event on Friday, March 1st will feature free popcorn and concessions, a t-shirt giveaway, fabulous door prizes from local businesses, and a photo booth! Click here to learn more.
Cost: $10 for students and $15 for general admission

Davis Arts Council Chamber Music Series: The Beautiful Dreamer Trio (FREE)

Where: Alpine Church at 254 W 2675 N, Layton, Utah 84041
When: Friday, March 1st at 7 PM – 8 PM

What: This is a FREE concert, part of the Chamber Music Series. The Beautiful Dreamer Trio plays delightful music of yesteryear. They perform a wide variety of selections that family and friends would gather in the parlor to listen to, including folk songs and dances from ancestral homelands, American folk, hymns and spirituals, vaudeville and theatre showtunes, and patriotic / seasonal favorites. Click here for the Facebook event.

WEEK 1 (March 4th – 10th):

Simple Treasures Spring Boutique at Legacy Events Center

When: March 6th – 9th (W-F 10am to 8pm, Sat 10am to 6pm)
Where: Legacy Events Center at 151 South 1100 West, Farmington, UT 84025

What: Over 160 of Utah’s premier local crafters unique hand crafted gifts, Spring décor, yummy treats and much more!
– $1 Admission, kids 12 and under free
– Central Checkout, All Major Credit Cards Accepted
– In-house restaurant
More info: http://www.simpletreasuresboutique.biz/, 801-814-8670

Ticket to Ride by Davis County Library (FREE)

When & Where: Friday, March 8th 6:30 – 8:30 pm at South Branch (Bountiful), Headquarters (Farmington), & Central (Layton) Branch.

What: Choose a branch and join us for two fun evenings (dates vary by branch) exploring Utah’s unique transportation and natural wonders! There will be games, crafts, stories, and activities celebrating pioneers, dinosaurs, Hill Air Force Base, Salt Flats racing, national parks, trains, mining, and more! This annual program is for all ages and families are encouraged to attend. 

Swan Day at Farmington Bay (FREE)

When: Saturday, March 9th, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Eccles Wildlife Education at 1157 South Waterfowl Way, Farmington, UT 84025 (Also viewing in Farmington Bay Wildlife Management at 1700 W Glovers Ln, Farmington, Utah 84025)

What: Join us in celebrating and watching swans on March 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.! March is when tundra swans migrate through Utah, making it the perfect chance to see them and learn more about them.

Attend a nature program or informative presentation and bring the whole family to do a swan-themed craft.

Our experts (along with volunteers from Wasatch Audubon Society) will be there to answer questions. Bring binoculars and spotting scopes if you have them. We’ll have some spotting scopes available for you to use. This event is free and family friendly.

Register online before the event: http://bit.ly/see_swans

Antelope Island State Park – Fielding Garr Ranch Tours: “Home on the Range”

When: Saturday, March 9th at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 4:00pm
Where: Antelope Island State Park

What: Workers on the ranching operations of Antelope Island didn’t just make their living from the land. They made their homes from the land, ate from the land, and lived because of the land. Explore the unique human history of Antelope Island with the Fielding Garr Ranch.
More infocaldrich@utah.gov.

Buffalo Run 25K

When: Saturday, March 9th at 9:00am
Where: Antelope Island State Park at White Rock Bay

What: The 25K Buffalo Run is a registration only trail running race. The race starts and ends in the White Rock Bay Event field at 9:00 am. 
Register by March 5th: https://www.buffalorunadventures.com/buffalo-run/

*Park Impacts: No roads or trails will be closed during this event. Expect additional traffic within White Rock Bay, and heavier trail traffic along White Rock Loop, Junction Trail and Split Rock Loop. 

Kids’ Zone: Charming Bead Bash

When: Saturday, March 9th (Every Second Saturday of the Month)
Where: JCPenney in Layton Hills Mall

What: JCPenney Kids’ Zone lets school-age kids create fun arts & crafts projects every month. Kids will receive a collectible pin for every project they finish. Materials for crafts and activities will be provided. All kids must be accompanied by a parent. Plus just for parents—an extra 10% off coupon* for use in store only on the day of the event. Coupon can be combined with other coupons!
More info: https://www.jcpenney.com/m/kids-club?pageId=pg40069600006

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