a theme of “City of Superheroes,” the 2016 Salem Days celebration will be held Aug. 6 through 13.
A wide variety of events and activities will be held in Salem during the celebra- tion, starting with the Dutch Oven Cook- Off on Saturday, Aug. 6, and ending with the Salem Pageant on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:15 p.m. in Knoll Park. The pageant will be followed by a fireworks show.
More information can be obtained about events at www.salemcity.org. Events during the week will include the following:
Saturday, Aug. 6Dutch Oven Cook Off, noon check-in, 4 p.m. judging. Salem Community Cen- ter, 151 W. 300 South, Salem. Mud Vol- leyball, 1 p.m., Rodeo Fairgrounds, 700 W. Arrowhead Trail, Salem. Little Miss Salem Pageant, 6 p.m., Salem Hills High School Auditorium.
Sunday, Aug. 7Family Fireside with Hank Smith, 7 p.m., Salem Hills High School Auditori- um.
Monday, Aug. 8Concert in the Park, 7 p.m., Knoll Park, 150 W. 300 South, Salem. Performing: Branson & Maisy Anne and Firefly.
Tuesday, Aug. 9Cardboard Duct Tape Regatta, 4 p.m. boat building, 6 p.m. race, Knoll Park, Salem. Adult Kickball Tournament, 6:30 p.m., Loafer View Complex, 600 E. Canal Road, Salem.
Wednesday, Aug. 10Baby Contest, 4 to 6 p.m., Salem El- ementary School, 140 W. 100 South, Salem. Tractor Pull, 4 to 6 p.m., Rodeo Fairgrounds. Family Movie in the Park, 9 p.m., “Zootopia,” Loafer View Complex.
Thursday, Aug. 11Senior Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Community Center, 150 W. 300 South, Salem. Coed Softball Tournament, Loafer View Com- plex. For time, contact the city recreation office at 801-423-1035. Lil’ Buckaroo Ro- deo, 6:30 p.m., Rodeo Fairgrounds.
Friday, Aug. 12Golf Tournament, 12:30 p.m. check- in, Gladstan Golf Course, 1 Gladstan Drive, Payson. Children’s Parade, 6 p.m. line forms, 6:30 p.m. parade begins, Sa- lem Elementary School to Veterans Me- morial Park. Friday Night Concert, 7:30 p.m, Veterans Memorial Park, 60 N. 100 East, Salem. Performing will be former American Idol contestant Jocelyn Baker and Steve Boothe, one of the owners of Boothe Brothers Music in Spanish Fork. Fair in the Square, 6 to 9 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park.
Saturday, Aug. 13Family Fun Run, 7 a.m. 1 Mile Run, 7:30 a.m. 5K run, Knoll Park. Breakfast in the Park, 7 to 9 a.m., Knoll Park. Grand Parade, 10 a.m., Knoll Park to Veterans Memorial Park.
Quilt Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Street Church, 60 S. Main, Salem. Fair in the Square, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Performers in the Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Car Show, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Small Town Children’s Carnival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Calendar Photo Contest, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Ambulance BBQ Dinner, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Commu- nity Center. Library Auction, 6:30 p.m., Knoll Park. Salem Pageant, 8:15 p.m., Knoll Park. Fire- works, following the pageant, Knoll Park.
The Cardboard Duct Tape Regatta wil be held on Tuesday, Aug. 9.