Check Out These Holiday Events near Vernal, Utah

Are you ready to get into the ho-ho-holiday spirit? Then check out one of these exciting holiday events near Vernal, Utah, this winter.

Annual Vernal Community Holly Days Festival

This free holiday event is perfect for the whole family. This year, we are celebrating the 15th year of the Holly Days Festival, and the theme is North Pole Fantasy. The festival includes a number of free events — including the parade, Grinch look-alike contest, Jingle Bell Show & Glow, and gingerbread house contest — as well as food for purchase and will be held on Nov. 23 from 12-8 p.m. Learn more here.

ESA’s 54th Annual Holiday Bazaar

 Head to nearby Rangely, Colorado, for the ESA’s 54th Annual Holiday Bazaar. The event will be held on Nov. 11 at Parkview Elementary. If you are a vendor, you can purchase a space for $25, with funds supporting St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital. And if you’re just in the market for unique Christmas gifts, stop by and support a local vendor! Get more info here.

Trees for Charity

 This is the season of giving — so give back at the annual Trees for Charity gala event. Learn more here.

 

For more family-friendly pastimes in the area, contact us at L&L Motor. We’ll be happy to share our recommendations.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Labor Day

fun ways to celebrate labor day

The United States has been celebrating Labor Day since the late 1800s. It was started as a way to recognize all the work American workers have done to create the country we know today. While most of us might spend the day relaxing and having one last summer barbecue, here are a few other ways to celebrate Labor Day.

  • Shop local. Small, local businesses are the backbone of America. During the month of September (or beyond), try to do as much of your shopping at local business as you can. You might find your new favorite store or restaurant.
  • Spread love. While many of us get the day off, some people don’t. Bake some goodies and take them to your local fire or police station to show how much you appreciate their hard work.
  • Take a tour. Find a local farm or factory and schedule a tour to see how the products you buy make it to your home.
  • Have fun. There are quite a few festivals over Labor Day weekend here in the Utah Valley. Find one you and your family would enjoy and give it a try.

At L&L Motor Co., we hope everyone has a fun and relaxing Labor Day weekend.