LOGAN – Logan City’s annual Pioneer Day activities at Willow Park were cancelled some time ago owing to the uncertainty of what conditions would be like with the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Cache County Pioneer Days Youth Rodeo will be held Friday at the Cache County Fairgrounds.
Events start at 9 a.m. with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The rodeo features Mutton Bustin’ for 6 and under, Goat Ribbon Pull, Dummy Roping and Stick Horse Barrel Race (for 5 and under), Calf Riding in different age groups between 6 and 14 years-old, Goat Tying, Breakaway Roping, Team Roping and Barrels & Poles. All events will take place at the Cache County Fairgrounds. For more information, call or text Hailey at (435) 535-6912.
Traditional 24th of July activities will be held in North Logan on Friday, with the theme “Celebrating our Heritage – Building Our Future” featuring a free Charity Fun Run at 8 a.m. at Elk Ridge Park, south end (register online at northloganrec.org) and for a $15 donation you will receive a t-shirt. All proceeds will go to Little Lambs Foundation who help struggling families and foster youth by providing necessary items for them.
A fishing contest takes place at 9 a.m. at King Nature Park (1900 North 2200 East) for ages 2 – 10 (no fishing license required). Charity BBQ & Bingo takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the Elk Ridge Park Lions building. Yummy food and fun prizes will be available. Support the North Logan City Royalty as they raise money for the Little Lambs Foundation (suggested monetary donation of $5 an individual, $20 a family or items donation requested).
North Logan will be hosting a movie in the park. Honey I Shrunk the Kids will be shown at about 8:45 p.m. at the south end of Elk Ridge Park. Festivities in North Logan will conclude with fireworks at 10 p.m. from the south end of Elk Ridge Park. Due to COVID-19, they will be taking extra precautions during events.
Also a July 24th fireworks will be held at Garden City. Bear Lake boaters are invited to light up their boats near Blue Water Beach (located at 2126 South Bear Lake Blvd in Garden City) and watch from the water. You can watch from the beaches, campsites and Garden City to experience the celebration.
The American West Heritage Center (located at 4025 South Hwy 89-91 in Wellsville) is sponsoring the Cache Valley Rendezvous and Pioneer Festival on both Friday and Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. each day. Go back in time to the Cache Valley Mountain Man Rendezvous. Visitors can learn about the life of the Mountain Men.
Two days of fun are planned where visitors can participate in Mountain Man games and learn about Cache Valley’s earliest settlers. Check out Traders Row, throw a tomahawk, and become a Mountain Man with a skill demonstration. See the antique gun show and experience the candy cannon, among other fun activities for the whole family. For more information, call (435) 245-6050 or visit awhc.org