Museum Day, September 28, 1-3 pm, Murray City Hall Museum
Celebrate Museum Day! will be held at the Murray Museum located at the south end of City Hall on Friday, September 28 from 1 to 3 pm. A reception at 1 pm will recognize seniors who participated in our oral history project, followed by live storytelling by these individuals in the museum. Those attending will receive a free publication of their choice.
Murder Mayhem in Murray, October 26, 7:30 to 9:30 pm, Meet at Murray Mansion, 4872 S Poplar
Enjoy a unique Halloween activity recommended for ages 16 and older. Come listen to true murder and ghost stories related to Murray history in front of historic buildings in downtown Murray. These stories will feature the first murder after Utah became a state involving Charles Thiede, the Rulon Allred polygamist murder story, the famous international story of Joe Hill, the final kidnapping attempt at Fashion Place Mall that broke the Ted Bundy case along with ghost stories related to the Cahoon Mansion. Meet at the Murray Mansion located at 4872 South Poplar (one block west of State) to begin the tour that will cover a two block area on State Street between 4800 South and Vine. A “grim guide” will direct tour groups to five locations. Dress warm and bring your umbrella if it is inclement weather. We will try to stage storytelling under awnings where possible. Those attending will receive a free copy of The History Spotter’s Guide, a booklet describing the location and history of past and current historic buildings in downtown Murray.
Haunted Tales, Monday, October 28 at 6:30 and 7:30 pm, Murray Library
Literary winners in grades 2-12 will be invited to share their stories at Murray’s Haunted Tales on Monday, October 28 at 6:30 or 7:30 pm at the Murray Library.
Winter Community Art Pass on Sale
The 2013-14 art pass provides entrance to a variety of community and school performances. The season begins Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 pm featuring the Murray Symphony. The season pass, featuring approximately 19 community and school productions, may be purchased at the Murray Parks Office for just $45 adults, $40 seniors, $25 students and children, and $125 for an immediate family/dependent children of up to 6. Individual tickets may be purchased at the door only. Prices vary for each show.