Tuesday, November 8, 2022
We’ve all heard the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We’ve probably answered it dozens of times. While the question gets children thinking about the future and encourages them to dream up multitudes of possibilities, there are also a few downsides to this inquiry.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
It is estimated that 25 percent of our population is intensely afraid of insects and spiders, with even more people falling somewhere along the spooked spectrum. There are thousands of insects, but only 1-3 percent of those are harmful to humans. So why are people so afraid of them?
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Luminaria, the winter holiday tradition that brings the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the holidays to life, returns to Thanksgiving Point for its seventh year. Luminaria is the signature holiday event at Thanksgiving Point and is Utah’s largest light display, with millions of lights and 28 themed areas showcased in the 50-acre Ashton Gardens.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
In The Little Prince, Saint-Exupéry personifies the rose, giving her the human characteristics of vanity, insecurity, pridefulness, sensitivity, naivety, and entitlement. Though the roses here at the Ashton Gardens do not talk as Antoine’s does, they may have some similar characteristics.
Monday, October 3, 2022
Día de Muertos, the Mexican and Latin American family celebration, is back at Thanksgiving Point on October 22! Authentic traditions, like alfombras de aserrín and ofrendas, allow guests of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to learn, appreciate, and connect with this iconic holiday.