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Cottonwood Heights Journal

Food truck rallies and Brighton High’s groundbreaking among upcoming events

Jul 25, 2018 10:10AM ● By Cassie Goff

The Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon will take place on Sept. 8. (Dan Metcalf/Cottonwood Heights)

By Cassie Goff | [email protected]

Don’t miss out on these events in Cottonwood Heights during August!

An update to the Wasatch Canyons General Plan will be presented on July 31 from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Whitmore Library (2197 E. Fort Union Blvd.). The Little Cottonwood Canyon environmental impact statement study team will be available to answer any questions on the study process and potential improvements that reduce congestion and improve experiences in Little Cottonwood Canyon. For more information visit

The Bites in the Heights Food Truck Rally will be held every Monday night in August from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mountview Park (1651 East Fort Union Blvd.).

“Big the Musical” will be held on August 2, 3, 4, and 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Butler Middle School (7530 S. 2700 E.). Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $9 for kids under 12 and seniors 65 and older.

Summer STEM camps will be held August 6, 7, 13, and 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Whitmore Library (2197 E. Fort Union Blvd.). The scheduled topics include coding and robotics.

3D Printing 101 will be held August 9 and August 21 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Whitmore Library (2197 E. Fort Union Blvd.).

The Brighton High School groundbreaking will be on August 9 with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony following at 6 p.m. The groundbreaking will be hosted by Canyons School District and take place at the Brighton High School rebuild site (2220 Bengal Blvd.).  

A home buyer class will be held on August 16 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Whitmore Library (2197 E. Fort Union Blvd.).

The Cottonwood Heights Recreation Foundation Charity Golf Tournament will be held August 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River Oaks Golf Course (9300 Riverside Dr.). For more information visit the news and events page on  

A blood drive will be held on Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cottonwood Heights City Hall (2277 E. Bengal Blvd.) in the community room. For more information, visit There will be a free ice cream voucher for each participant as part of  the Pint for a Pint program.

In September, watch out for the Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon on Sept. 8 from Guardsman Pass in Big Cottonwood Canyon to 1300 E. Fort Union Blvd. and Bark in the Park on Sept. 15 at Mountview Park (1651 E. Fort Union Blvd.).