Brigham Young was born June 1, but his birthday will be observed during tours and other activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at This Is The Place Heritage Park.
Visitors are invited to see the Mormon colonizer's farm home near the mouth of Emigration Canyon. They will have an opportunity to learn about experimental farming that he supported, to enjoy pioneer music and join in dancing around the Maypole.The celebration will include entertainment at the Social Hall and Pine Valley chapel. Storyteller Brian Fetzer, a mountain man show by Michael Bennett, a kite contest and a kite-making demonstration are scheduled.
Visitors may bring a picnic lunch or eat at the bowery. Food facilities are available in the village. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children or senior citizens. A wagon ride costs $3.