Alzheimer's Conference, Concerts, and Halloween Thrills Coming to Utah

Utah hosts an Alzheimer's educational conference on May 15 and the Ogden Twilight Concert Series kicks off on May 16 with a performance by Phoenix. Fear Factory's "Halfway to Halloween" event takes place on May 17-18, offering a spooky preview of the holiday.

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Alzheimer's Conference, Concerts, and Halloween Thrills Coming to Utah

Alzheimer's Conference, Concerts, and Halloween Thrills Coming to Utah

Utah residents have a variety of exciting events to look forward to in the coming days, ranging from an educational conference on Alzheimer's disease to live music performances and a spooky Halloween preview.

On May 15, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America will host a free educational conference at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in West Valley City. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., will focus on Alzheimer's disease, brain health, and caregiving. Advance registration is recommended, and interested individuals can sign up at alzfdn.org/tour.

Why this matters: Raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease and providing education on caregiving can have a significant impact on the quality of life for individuals affected by the disease and their families. By hosting this conference, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America is taking a crucial step towards promoting understanding and support for thoseaffected.

Music lovers can kick off the Ogden Twilight Concert Series on May 16 with a performance by French indie rock band Phoenix at the Ogden Amphitheatre. The show begins at 5 p.m., and tickets are available for $20 each (plus fees) at 24Tix.com. Those looking to attend multiple concerts can purchase a season ticket, which grants access to all 10 shows, for $150 (plus fees).

For those eager to get a taste of Halloween thrills, Fear Factory in Salt Lake City will host its "Halfway to Halloween" event on May 17 and 18 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The haunted attraction, located at 666 W. 800 South, promises to deliver a spine-chilling experience for attendees. More information can be found at fearfactoryslc.com.

With a diverse array of events catering to various interests, Utah residents have ample opportunities to learn, be entertained, and even get a head start on the Halloween spirit in the coming week. From the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's educational conference to the Ogden Twilight Concert Series and Fear Factory's "Halfway to Halloween" event, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Key Takeaways

  • Alzheimer's educational conference on May 15 in West Valley City, 10am-1pm, free with registration.
  • Phoenix performs at Ogden Twilight Concert Series on May 16, 5pm, $20 tickets available.
  • Fear Factory's "Halfway to Halloween" event on May 17-18, 8pm-midnight, in Salt Lake City.
  • Season tickets for Ogden Twilight Concert Series available for $150 (plus fees).
  • Events cater to various interests, including education, music, and Halloween thrills.