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Table of Contents Schedule of Events ..............................................6 Mayor’s Message ................................................8 Highland City Information ................................10 History of Highland ..........................................11 Parade Grand Marshal: Don R. LeBaron ...........12 The Ruby Hunt .................................................13 Highland Fling Kickoff ......................................14 Mayors’ Portrait Installation ..............................15 Movie Night: ‘Moana’ ......................................16 Fine Art Show ...................................................17 Disc Golf Tournament.......................................18 Backyard Garden Tours .....................................19 Kids Night & Box Arcade ..................................22 Baby Contest ....................................................23 Family Adventure Race .....................................24 Play Day Rodeo ................................................25 40th Anniversary Dinner - Ruby Jubilee ............26 Strong Man Competition...................................27

Bank of American Fork Hot Air Balloon Lift Off .................................28 Youth Night ......................................................28 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run ........................................30 LPHS Drill Team Breakfast ................................30 Highland Games ..............................................31 Grand Parade....................................................32 DUP Cabin Tours ..............................................32 Vendor Booths ..................................................33 Games & Activities in the Park ..........................33 Character Visits .................................................33 Stage Entertainment ..........................................34 Firemen’s Spray ................................................34 Historical Society Museum & Tractor Display ...35 Fireworks ..........................................................35 Map of Saturday Activities ................................36 Big Thanks to Our Volunteers ............................37 Special Thanks to Our Sponsors ........................38

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Mayor’s Message Welcome one and all to the 2017 Highland Fling! This year we celebrate our city’s Ruby Jubilee - its 40th anniversary of being a city - with the theme “Celebrating our Past, Looking to the Future.” It matters not whether you’ve lived here all your life, just moved in or are simply passing through our city. Please join us in celebrating Highland City’s 40th year. Highland City is an area with a unique history when compared with other communities in Utah. While many early Utah pioneers built towns and then farmed the land around them, the people who settled the Highland area were homesteaders who established farms and built their houses right on their farms. The city’s first permanent residents, the Adamsons, were from Scotland and gave the area its name because they felt it resembled the Scottish highlands. It is this history that the city of Highland has embraced through its annual celebration, High-

land Fling. Events such as the Strongman Competition & Highland Games remind us of our heritage, of those who built our community and helped make it the wonderful place it is today. Throughout the 2017 Highland Fling celebration, there will be events that celebrate the past while also anticipating the city’s future. I personally invite all Highland residents to attend our special Ruby Jubilee Kickoff Event on Saturday, July 29. I also invite you all to our fabulous 40th Anniversary Dinner Celebration on Friday, Aug. 4, where past mayors will be honored, dinner served and music provided by the Utah Swing Orchestra. Be sure to make your reservation to attend this gala event by July 15 at www.highlandcity.org. Also, as part of honoring Highland’s past, we will install the present and past mayors’ portraits in Highland City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The public is invited to attend the unveiling of this new exhibit featuring portraits of all Highland

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City mayors. The new Highland Historical Society Museum opened this year and will be open during our festivities on Saturday, Aug. 5, to provide a look back at the past through its various exhibits. The arts council coordinated local artists to paint several historic Highland homes, and these paintings will be displayed during the Fine Art Show. The hope for the future is in our children, and this year’s Fling is encouraging kids to access their creativity through the Kids Night & Box Arcade event. Local youth with have the opportunity to create their own arcade games out of cardboard and boxes and have other youth play them during the Box Arcade. See the Kids Night & Box Arcade event listing in this magazine for more information. A youth dance with fun prizes and a local youth DJ will provide a fun celebration on Friday evening. A new layout of activities at Heritage Park on Saturday with nearly double the number of vendors and activities from last year should

provide even more fun and a better community feel. There are many, many other activities and events for residents to enjoy during this year’s Highland Fling, from the Family Adventure Race and Backyard Garden Tour to the Play Day Rodeo and Firemen’s Spray. Be sure to go through this magazine and find the events you and your family will most enjoy. Come celebrate Highland’s past and future with us! Highland Mayor Mark S. Thompson


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Highland City Info Highland City Offices 801-756-5751 5400 W. Civic Center Dr., Suite 1 Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed Fridays Lone Peak Police Department 801-756-9800 5400 W. Civic Center Dr., Suite 3 Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. - Noon Justice Court 801-772-4525 5400 W. Civic Center Dr., Suite 4 Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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History of Highland Located on a bench area of the Wasatch Mountain Range in northern Utah County, Highland was settled by homesteaders in the 1870s. Some of the first settlers chose the name Highland because the area reminded them of the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. John Poole built the first house in the area in 1875. Highland was officially incorporated as a city in 1977 and is home to about 16,000 residents. Highland is located at the mouth of American Fork Canyon and sits on a high plateau at the base of Mt. Timpanogos. It is home to numerous trails, including a portion of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, a trail following the shoreline formed by the ancient Lake Bonneville that will eventually stretch more than 280 miles. Timpanogos Cave National Monument, a collection of caverns accessed by a 1.5-mile hike up a mountainside in American Fork Canyon, is accessed through Highland, as is the Alpine Scenic Loop, a beau-

tiful drive winding through the mountains east of the city. Inside the city are a variety of parks for residents to enjoy including the Town Center Splash Pad, which is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year. Residents come together to celebrate the founding of their community during the Highland Fling, an annual week-long celebration full of activities that include a grand parade, a fine art show, a 5K run, entertainment and fireworks.

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Parade Grand Marshal Don R. LeBaron

Highland City has named Don R. LeBaron, the city’s first mayor, as grand marshal of the 2017 Highland Fling Grand Parade. The parade will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. Donald Ralph LeBaron was born on Dec. 4, 1926, in Barnwell, Alberta, Canada. He lived there until age 18 when he came to Utah to attend Brigham Young University. While there, he met Rae Marie Jerling, who would later become his wife. After two years at BYU, Don served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in northern California and southern Oregon from 1947 to 1949. He and Rae Marie were married on Sept. 29, 1949, one month after he returned home. While Don was on his mission, Rae Marie’s father died, and Don decided to take over the Jerling family farm in Highland. It was there that Don and Rae Marie made their first home. “I’d never farmed much before so I had to learn how to plow and till the ground and take the rocks off and plant and so forth,” Don said. He took some classes at BYU to learn more about farming, but he soon determined that farming would not make enough to support his family. Don decided to return to BYU and he eventually obtained his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He continued farming until he was done with school and offered a job in Idaho, making it necessary to leave Highland. The farm was eventually sold. He spent six months working for the Phillips Petroleum Company, Atomic Energy Division, in Idaho Falls before taking a job with Sperry Rand in Salt Lake City. Don and Rae Marie moved back to Highland temporarily before purchasing a home in Kearns where they lived for a couple of years. Rae Marie’s mother then offered them a piece of ground in Highland, and they decided to make the city their permanent home. They built a house on the plot of land and lived there from 1960 to 1980; they then built a new home just east of where they had been living. Don and Rae Marie were married for 37 years and had six children: Donald Ray, Annette, Dennis, Gerald, Alan and Kathy Marie. Rae Marie died in 1986 of cancer. Don retired from his job in 1988. In August of 1977, the town of Highland was incorporated through an action of the Utah County Commission. Don was asked at that time to serve as town president until the following November when 12 - Highland Fling 2017

the first mayor would be elected. He decided to run for the office and won over his opponent by only two votes. He took office as Highland’s first mayor in 1978 and held that office until 1982. None of the services that a city needs were in place when Highland became a city, and Don and his council were tasked Don R. LeBaron with creating them. They contracted with other cities and the county for police and fire protection. In addition to these issues, Don said one of his first challenges as mayor was working with a company that needed gravel and wanted a permit to mine it in an area east of the city. The city saw large gravel trucks driving on its roads as a safety issue and wanted to preserve the look of its mountainside, and the matter ended up in court. The city attorney managed to delay the case for several years and the company eventually gave up the fight. “It would have been an ugly scar and there wouldn’t have been anybody living there,” Don said. In 1982, some members of the community asked Don to seek election to the Utah House of Representatives where he represented the cities of Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills as well as areas of American Fork, Lehi and Pleasant Grove. He served in the legislature for a total of 10 years. It was there that he met RoseMary Thomas, who was working as the reading clerk in the House of Representatives and as a secretary in Legislative Research and General Counsel in the Utah State Capitol. They were married on Aug. 22, 1986. Over the years, Don has served in many positions of responsibility in the LDS Church including bishop, high councilman and stake patriarch. He and his wife RoseMary have served missions together for the LDS Church in the European Mediterranean Area, at Temple Square in Salt Lake City and in Johannesburg, South Africa. They currently live in American Fork.

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This year Highland City celebrates its 40th Anniversary – the Ruby year! Join in on all that the Highland Fling has to offer and win great prizes! During Fling week, you will have the chance to hunt for up to 40 Rubies. Get your Ruby Collection Bag at any of the below events or at the Fling Info Booth at any of the Aug. 5 activities. Turn your Ruby Bag in by 6 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Fling Info Booth to earn great prizes! All entries who collect 12 or more Rubies will receive prizes (while supplies last). The person with the most Rubies wins the grand prize. If multiple people earn the same highest amount, the grand prize winner will be awarded via drawing. Winners will be announced immediately prior to the performance of our featured band, Joshua Creek, on the Main Stage. Rubies can be hunted at the following Fling events and activities: • Ruby Jubilee Kickoff Event: Saturday, Jul y 29, 7 p.m. at Lone Peak High School Auditorium - 1 Ruby for attendance • Disc Golf Tournament: Monday, July 31, 4 to 9 p.m. at Mitchell Hollow Park - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants • Movie in the Park Polynesian Style: Monday, July 31, 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Park - 1 Ruby for attendance • Mayor Portrait Installation: Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6:15 p.m. at City Hall - 1 Ruby for attendance • Fine Art Show/Reception: Thursday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Aug. 5, at Community Center - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants, 1 Ruby for attending the artists’ reception (see magazine or website for specific times) • Kids Night/Box Arcade: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 6:30 p.m. at Splash Pad Park - 1 Ruby for attending, 2 Rubies for entrants into Box Arcade or Bike Race • Baby Contest: Thursday, Aug. 3, 4 p.m. at Heritage Park - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants/parent • Backyard Garden Tour: Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1 & 2, 6 to 8 p.m. at four locations (see magazine or website for addresses). 1 Ruby per garden – 4 Rubies possible • Family Adventure Race: Thursday, Aug. 3, 6 p.m. at Highland Glen Park - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants

• Play Day Rodeo: Thursday, Aug. 3, 5 p.m. at North Utah County Equestrian Center - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants • Strong Man Competition: Friday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m. at Heritage Park - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants • Youth Night/Dance in the Park: Friday, Aug. 4, 8 to 10:30 p.m. at Heritage Park - 1 Ruby for attendance • 40th Anniversary Celebration & Dinner: Friday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m. at Alpine Country Club - 1 Ruby for attendance Saturday, August 5: Activities/Locations for Ruby Hunt in the Heritage Park vicinity: • Highland City Bull to be submitted to the Utah County Fair, displayed all day - 1 Ruby for attendance • Balloon Rise: 6:30 a.m., get 1 Ruby at the Fling Info Booth for attendance • Lone Peak Drill Team Pancake Breakfast: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Pavillion - 1 Ruby for attendance • 5K & 1 Mile Fun Runs: 7 and 8 a.m., check website for start location - 2 Rubies per participant • Highland Games & Utah State Hammer Championship: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants • Pioneer Cabin Tour: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1 Ruby for attendance • Highland History Museum: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., located inside the Community Center (lower level) 1 Ruby for attendance • Entertainment Stage: Rubies handed out at various times throughout the day. Listen up for your chance to get a Ruby! • Highland Youth City Council Kids Games: 2 to 5 p.m. 1 Ruby for attendance • Take a photo with a special character visitor (2 to 5 p.m.) and show to Fling Info Booth for 1 Ruby • Highland Library Booth - 1 Ruby • Tractor Display: Noon to 3:30 p.m. Find out which tractor has the Rubies! • Find a Ruby along the Parade Route! Prizes: Grand Prize - Big Screen TV Other prizes include restaurant gift certificates, movie passes and much more! A bag of goodies will be awarded to anyone who gets 12 Rubies or more (while supplies last)! Highland Fling 2017 - 13

Highland Fling Kickoff Ruby Jubilee: Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future You won’t want to miss the 2017 Highland Fling Kickoff Event. As we celebrate Highland City’s 40th anniversary, you will get excited to enjoy a week of festivities, discover what a Ruby Jubilee is and what it means to “Celebrate our Past and Look to the Future!” At this event, we are fortunate to have David Dalley Jr. presenting an amazing combination of music, inspiring words and mixed media. David, or Bubba as he was affectionately known by while growing up right here in Highland, is now an instructional designer who has been working in media production for almost 20 years. With a bachelor’s degree in choral music education from

Brigham Young University, Dalley’s music education path was shortlived when he became the director of operations and producer for “The Glenn Beck Program.” Ten years later, he had the unique opportunity of creating and designing an all-new internet radio station, YLDSR, that became one of the most-listened-to inspirational stations in America. Daley received a master’s degree in instructional design and technology from Full Sail University that combined all his education and experience into an area which he is passionate about. He said, “It thrills me to use technology as the foundation of creating effective, efficient and engaging instructional experiences.”

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The Fine Art Show is a traditional feature of the annual Highland City celebration and serves to showcase the work of artists in our community. Join us for this inspiring event and enjoy viewing examples of some of Highland City’s finest artists on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4 and 5. To celebrate Highland City’s 40th year, we are excited to display several original paintings of historic homes and buildings in Highland. Members of the public are invited to enter their works in this show. The following age divisions will be offered: Professional Adult, Amateur Adult, High School, Junior High, Intermediate (fourth through sixth grades), Primary (first through third grades, kindergarten and preschool). Media categories in the show will be as follows: Oil, Water Media, Mixed Media, Drawing (handdrawn and computer-generated), Chalk/Pastel, Photography, Sculpture, Woodworking and Needlework. (Quilts can be submitted in the Quilt Show, more information to come.) Adult entries must be framed in all media categories. Youth/children entries must be framed, matted or mounted on cardstock. Framed artwork must have a wire extended across the back and be securely anchored to a screw-eye on each side of the frame. This accommodates our handling system and ensures the safety of your artwork during the show. Please help us make the registration process run efficiently by doing this before you come to register. Awards will be given for first place, second place, third place and honorable mention. Cash awards will be presented in each category. There will be cash awards for the Best of Show winners selected from any category by the judges. The Peoples’ Choice Award will be selected by the viewing public. Artworks in the show will be released on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. All artworks must be picked up during this time. A $5 late fee will be applied to those who do not pick up artwork during this time. Late items may be paid for and picked up from the arts council. Every effort will be made to keep your artwork safe, but please be aware that there is no guarantee due to unforeseen accidents. There will be hand-painted greeting cards avail-

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a level playing field in regards to discs. Players are only allowed to play in the tournament with the three 2017 discs they receive in their player pack; if a disc is lost during the round, they must finish the round without it. Players get everything they need to play disc golf for only $35! Prizes will be a combination of items supplied by Dynamic Discs, Highland Fling sponsors and Tournament Director (TD). Awards will be spread out at the discretion of the TD; top winners will not take all. There will be a Ring of Fire game following the awards to claim leftover prizes. The tournament is sponsored by Dynamic Discs, Highland City and Beacon Hills Park Disc Golf Club. Profit obtained from the event will go to the maintenance and upgrad-

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ing of the course. For more information, contact Brandon Balkman at 801-419-9610 or Brandon@Balkman.com. Winner categories will include but may not be limited to: •Blue Tees 18 holes - overall lowest score (experienced) •Blue Tees 18 holes - overall lowest score (first tournament) •Red Tees 18 holes - overall lowest score (experienced) •Red Tees 18 holes - overall lowest score (first tournament) Age Group Prizes (disqualified if you win one of the categories above) •Youth 1st, 2nd, 3rd •18-22: 1st, 2nd, 3rd •23-29: 1st, 2nd, 3rd •30-39: 1st, 2nd, 3rd •40-49: 1st, 2nd, 3rd •50+: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Closest to the Pin (Blue Tees Only) •Hole 3 •Hole 6 •Hole 8 •Hole 11 •Hole 17 Closest to the Pin (Red Tees Only) •Hole 11 •Hole 12 •Hole 16 •Hole 17 Date: Monday, July 31 Time: Flex start from 4 to 6 p.m., awards at 8:45 p.m. (if you tee off before 4:30 p.m. and play fast, try and play both Red & Blue courses; no extra fee) Place: Beacon Hill Park, 5959 W. Beacon Hill Blvd. Registration: $35 ($20 if you already have a Trilogy set from another 2017 tournament). Registration is based on availability and subject to sudden cut off. Register online at www.highlandcity.org.

Backyard Garden Tours There have been many beautiful backyards cultivated over the years in our city. Through the Backyard Garden Tours, you will experience the work of dedicated gardeners who love beauty, the earth, working the soil and improving their surroundings to add to the beauty of our city. Now in its third year, the Highland Fling Garden Tour has some fun surprises in store for 2017. At the Summers’ home, with clever use of authentic antiques, you will find a miniature gas station on one stop around their modest-sized yard that is packed with fun for young and old. At the Webb home, there is a tree house that is linked seamlessly into the paths winding through the yard. Their wandering paths tell a new story every time with something new blooming from spring until fall. At the Holdman home, you will find a forest with hidden trails and a very nature-inspired arrangement that begs you to explore. The Williams are doing double service this year as they participate in our garden tour after being part of the Utah County Hidden Garden Tour in June. Of special note is the unique pizza oven at the Williams. But this is just a small tease. There is not room to highlight all the treasures you will find at each of the homes on our tour. Our tour is small and can easily be seen in one evening, but be sure to take the time to wander. Each yard has a story that is so fun to discover. Please note, the tour has moved earlier in the week to Tuesday and Wednesday to accommodate the fun-

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Date: Wednesday, August 2 Time: 6:30 p.m. (6 p.m. check in if submitting a box arcade game) Place: Town Center Splash Pad, 5400 W. Civic Center Dr. Cost: Activities are free, food vendors will be available for food purchases Come join us at the Town Center Plaza Splash Pad for the Kids Night & Box Arcade event! There will be free activities for the kids including a bike race and foam sword battles. This year’s event will also feature a Box Arcade in which youth of elementary school age can submit an arcade game made from a box. There will be a work day on July 26 when kids can obtain supplies and get working on their arcade games. The games will be judged with prizes for the winners. Bring your swimsuits so after the games you can cool off at the splash pad! Shoes, helmets and your own bike are required for the bike race. For more information, contact Julie Tapusoa at julie@highlandcity.org or 801-772-4507. Box Arcade information and rules: 1. Must be elementary school-aged to submit an arcade game. 2. Please use an adult to assist with cutting boxes and using hot glue or other potentially dangerous tools during the creation of your game, but the game should primarily be the idea and creation of the kid! 3. Any cardboard or other recycled materials can be used in the creation of your game. 4. Think through the rules of your game and write them down on the game or sign to be displayed next to your game. 5. Try to use art of any kind to make your game more visually interesting.

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6. Give your game a name and display it proudly! 7. Individuals, pairs or groups can create and submit. 8. Have fun! Bonus points for incorporating the Fling Theme into your arcade game: “Ruby Jubilee - Celebrating our Past, Looking to the Future!” Work Day: On July 26 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Town Center Plaza Splash Pad, there will be a work day held for all kids interested in creating their own arcade game for the Box Arcade. Supplies including a variety of boxes and cardboard along with art supplies will be available. There will also be volunteers on hand to assist with cutting cardboard. Judging and arcade play at the Kids Night Aug. 2: 6 p.m.: Check in and Set Up 6:30 p.m.: Judging and Arcade Play 8 p.m.: Prizes and Awards Ceremony Winners of the Bike Race and Box Arcade are invited to ride on a float during the Highland Fling Parade on Saturday morning, Aug. 5.

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The Highland Fling Baby Contest is a fun-filled event that creates a positive experience for children ages newborn to 36 months. This event is a fun way for parents to share their child’s unique personality with the community. Each child will be judged and have their picture taken. Costumes are highly encouraged. The theme this year is “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Highland City is celebrating its 40th anniversary - it’s ruby anniversary - this year, so it’s time to put on those ruby slippers! Prizes will be awarded and the winner will get to ride in the Highland Fling Grand Parade. Pre-registration is required; the fee is $10 prior to July 28 and $15 from July 28 to Aug. 1. Registration can be completed online at www.highlandcity.org. For more information, contact Julie Tapusoa at julie@ highlandcity.org or 801-772-4507. Age divisions and judging times are as follows: 0-12 months: Judging from 4 to 5:15 p.m., awards at 5:30 p.m. 13 to 36 months: Judging from 6 to 7:15 p.m., awards at 7:30 p.m. Judging categories are: All-Around Boy, All-Around Girl, All-Around Multiples, Mr. Personality, Miss Per-

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sonality and Best Costume. Criteria for the All-Around category includes contentment, interaction with the judges, smile, eyes, personality and costume. Photography is generously being donated by Feet in the Earth Photography. Visit them on Instagram @ feetintheearth. Date: Thursday, August 3 Time: 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy Cost: Entry fee

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The Family Adventure Race at Highland Glen is a family-oriented Sprint Adventure Race with challenging and fun legs to test you and your family’s physical strength and mental acuity. This race is similar to the Adventure Races being held across the country. However, the Family Adventure Race is geared toward families who love the outdoors and adventure. Teams will consist of a least one adult and up to six kids, although other combinations will be considered. There is no age limit for the kids, but the kids will have to be able to ride a bike on gravel roads. Younger kids may have to be transported in bike carriers and backpacks. Older kids (8 to 16) will probably have more fun, but smaller kids are welcome as well. The race will require approximately three hours to complete. Teams will follow race clues while biking, canoeing and trekking to each checkpoint where they will complete challenging puzzles and fun tasks. Routes, tasks and challenges will remain secret until race day. The challenges will consist of physical and mental tasks that must be completed before moving on. Some challenges have to be completed by the kids and others by the adults. Some of the more difficult tasks will require the whole team to complete.

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Jr. Roughouts 4-H Club The Highland Fling’s Play Day Rodeo has been a long-standing tradition, and for this year’s Ruby Jubilee, we are adding several new events to the schedule! Contestants will be able to compete in the following age groups: 8 and under, 9 to 11, 12 to 15 and 16 and older. Free events (for those 8 and under) will be: Lead Line, Stick Horse Race and Candy Hunt. Open Events will be: Egg Race, Rock Race, Magazine Race, Musical Tires and Hide Race. Division/ timed events will be: Barrels, Pole Bending, Key Hole, Flag Race and Tandem Barrels (bring pantyhose). One of our local 4-H groups, The Jr. Roughouts, will be hosting and running this year’s Play Day event along with many parents and volunteers. It will also be a fundraiser event to help pay for muchneeded equipment for their group such as pole bases, cones, jumps, etc. 4-H has made a big impact on many young riders throughout the years, helping them learn how to care for, train and have fun on these beautiful animals. Please join us for a fun-filled family night you won’t want to miss! Date: Thursday, August 3 Time: Onsite registration is from 4 to 4:45 p.m. The rodeo will start at 5 p.m. SHARP! Place: North Utah County Equestrian Park, 9400 N. 6800 West, Highland Cost: $4 per event, $30 for all eligible events, $75/family (3 or more) Awards: Various horse and riding items

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Highland City will celebrate its 40th anniversary it’s ruby anniversary - with a dinner and program on Friday, Aug. 4. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Alpine Country Club, 5000 W. Alpine Country Club Lane, Highland. Those attending will enjoy a great program that will include honoring Highland City’s past mayors and music by the Utah Swing Orchestra. Come enjoy the music and socializing with your Highland friends. Those interested in attending must reserve their seats by July 15 at www.highlandcity.org. Tickets are $25 per person or $250 for a table of 10. For more information, contact Julie at 801-772-4507 or julie@ highlandcity.org. The Utah Swing Orchestra features some of the top jazz musicians from the Beehive State performing the music of Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey, Nat King Cole and many others. This jazz band will keep you tapping your foot all night while they play many of the popular tunes and arrangements from the iconic dance bands of the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s. More information about The Utah Swing Orchestra can be found at UtahLiveBands.com.

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It’s a true honor for Highland City to host the Strongman Competition and Highland Games, brought to you by Utah Heavy Athletics. Come watch as some of Utah’s strongest and most talented athletes test their strength on August 4 and 5! Classes of competition are as follows: Women’s Lightweight (149 pounds and below), Women’s Heavyweight (150 pounds and above), Men’s Lightweight (249 pounds and below), Men’s Heavyweight (250 pounds and above), Masters and Gamers. Three competitors must register in order to form a class. If three are not registered, the class will be canceled and the competitor will be placed in a class of the athletic director’s choosing. Date: Friday, August 4 Time: 6 p.m. Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy Cost: $25 registration fee (pre-registration is required). Free to view.

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Come enjoy the early morning rise of a hot air balloon! Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 6:30 a.m. lift off (weather permitting) Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy. Cost: Free

Youth Night

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The 5K Fun Run is chip-timed and awards will be given to winners by age group and overall. Pre-registration is preferred; to register, visit www.highlandcity.org. Participants should pick up their packets at City Hall, 5400 W. Civic Center Drive, on Thursday, Aug. 4, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

The 1 Mile Fun Run is not timed. There will be medals for ALL finishers! Pre-registration is preferred; to register, visit www.highlandcity.org. Participants should pick up their packets at City Hall, 5400 W. Civic Center Drive, on Thursday, Aug. 4, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 7 a.m. Place: To be announced (Check the city website for updated information. Those pre-registering will receive email updates.) Cost: $15 if registered before 11 p.m. on July 29 (gender-specific race shirt included). $25 if registered before 11 p.m. on Aug. 3 (shirts are not guaranteed). $30 same day registration between 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. (shirts are not guaranteed).

Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 8 a.m. (estimated, exact start time depends on 5K finishers) Place: To be announced (Check the city website for updated information. Cost: $10 if registered before 11 p.m. on July 29 (race shirt included). $15 if registered before 11 p.m. on Aug. 3 (shirts are not guaranteed). $15 same day registration between 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. (shirts are not guaranteed).

LPHS Drill Team Breakfast

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This year the 2017-2018 CHEVALIERS, Lone Peak High School’s Drill Team, will offer breakfast to the community as a fundraiser for its program. Join us for breakfast in the park while waiting for the parade to begin. All proceeds will benefit the Lone Peak Drill Team and help them perform and compete in their upcoming drill season. For a shorter wait, purchase tickets in advance online at www.HighlandCityFling.com. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, hash browns, a banana and a drink. Date: Saturday August 5 Time: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Heritage Park Pavilion, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy Cost: $5 per person at event or pre-purchase for shorter lines at www.HighlandCityFling.com 30 - Highland Fling 2017

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It is a true honor for Highland City to host the Utah State Hammer Championship and Highland Games, brought to you by Utah Heavy Athletics and the Scottish Games League (Western Rockies Region). Those entering the games are some of our strongest and most talented athletes. Kilts are required as this is a high-profile sanctioned game. Competition classes will be A, B, C, Novice, Master 40+, Master 50+, Master 60+, Men’s Lightweight, Women’s Lightweight, Women’s Open Class and Women’s Master. If three are not registered in a class, the class will be canceled and you will be placed in a class of the athletic director’s choosing. Be sure to watch the Strongman Competition on Friday night as well. Save $10 by registering for both events! Prizes will be awarded. Registration will be open until July 28; however, you must register by July 21 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Refunds will not be given after Aug. 1. For more information, visit www.utahheavyathletics.com or contact Justin Lees at reckonjdl@yahoo.com or 702-279-4522.

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Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 8 a.m. check in, 9 a.m. start Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy Cost: $35 registration fee (pre-registration is required). Kilts are required as this is a high-profile sanctioned game. Free for spectators to view.



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Join us for the 2017 Highland Fling Days Grand Parade as it begins at Highland Elementary School and goes south on 6000 West, turns east on 10400 North and ends south of Heritage Park. The street will be closed to vehicles along the parade route. We ask that vehicles not park along the street during this time too. There is a slight chance the parade route will need to be changed due to construction; check www.highlandcity.org for updates. Pre-registration is required to participate in the parade and registration will remain open through Thursday, Aug. 3. Cost for registration is as follows: Commercial Entry (nonHighland business), $200; Commercial Entry (Highland business), $100; Non-Residents, $100; Politicians, $25; Sports Teams & Cheerleaders, $25; Non-Parade Entry (handing out promotional items along the parade route), $25; Highland Residents, Church Groups, School Groups, Nonprofit Organizations and City and Government Entries, $0.

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Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 10 a.m. Place: Highland Elementary School (10865 N. 6000 West) to Heritage Park (10400 N. Alpine Hwy.) Cost: Free to view

DUP Cabin Tours The Daughters of Utah Pioneers will be hosting tours of the Historic Pioneer Cabin in Heritage Park. In 1991, the cabin was moved from the Stice property and it is now preserved at Heritage Park. This is a great place to learn more about the history of Highland and what it was like to live 100 years ago. 32 - Highland Fling 2017

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Date: Saturday, August 5 and by appointment (contact Donna Kitchen to set up additional tour times at 801-756-6579) Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy

Vendor Booths, Games & Characters Food and commercial vendors booths will be open all day at Heritage Park. A variety of food vendors will be available serving a range of options from sweet treats and cold drinks to full mouth-watering meals! Commercial vendors will be plentiful this year with a wide range of interests such as books, homemade crafts, clothing, makeup and skin care products, rep-


tiles, various local businesses, face painting and much, much more! Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 9 a.m. to dark Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N Alpine Hwy Cost: Varies

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We will have a wide variety of family activities in the park this year! Fight in a Foam Battle Party, jump on the Sky Bungee, play in the game trailer, enjoy the bounce houses or run on water. Cool off on the inflatable water slides or jump through the obstacle courses and bounce houses, then take a pony ride and enjoy the petting zoo! From 2 to 5 p.m., the Highland Youth City Council will be offering several free kids/family games! Come play a giant game of Connect 4 and try your aim with

the giant slingshot while playing Angry Birds. They will have many more fun games, activities and prizes, but only for three hours! Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 9 a.m. to dark, youth council games and activities from 2 to 5 p.m. Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy Cost: Varies. Free games hosted by Highland City Youth Council for three hours only

CHARACTER VISITS You won’t want to miss a chance to see some of your favorite Disney and Star Wars characters. For only three hours we will be visited by Belle, the Beast, Darth Vader, Storm Trooper, Elsa, Anna and other characters! They will be visiting and taking pictures for a limited time, don’t miss them!

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There will be events and entertainment all day on the Entertainment Stage in Heritage Park on Saturday, August 5. Come and enjoy a wide variety of entertainment! Appearing at 8:50 p.m. will be the headlining act of the evening: Joshua Creek. With its unique brand of lyrical storytelling, Americana-style music and threepart harmonies, Joshua Creek has built a strong and loyal fan base during the last 12 years while receiving praise from music press, radio and concert promoters. The band has released six studio albums and one live DVD with reviewers often describing Jeff Hinton’s lead vocals as a cross between John Denver and James Taylor. One host aptly described Joshua Creek as “like listening to a Norman Rockwell painting.” Their songs receive regional and national airplay, including the No. 1 Country-Gospel hit “What Kinda Car?” and the award-winning “Love You Son.” Other achievements include an FCMA Pearl Award for “Songwriter of the Year” and placements of their songs in national television shows and indie movies. Joshua Creek is: Jeff Hinton, lead vocals/guitar; Quint Randle, backing vocals/bass; Ron Saltmarsh, lead guitar/musical director/backing vocals; and James Hollister, drums/cajon. For more information, visit joshuacreekmusic.com.

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE: 11:45 a.m.: Utah Pipe Band Noon: Grand Marshal presentation by Mayor Thompson and Flag Ceremony 12:15 p.m.: Mykel 1:15 p.m.: Highland Teen Chimes Choir 1:45 p.m.: Reptile Adventures 2:30 p.m.: PALS Dance 3:00 p.m.: Heather Broch Dancers 4:00 p.m.: Highland Games Awards Ceremony 4:30 p.m.: My Dad the Astronaunt 5:05 p.m.: Dan Paulus Magician 6:20 p.m.: The McSwizzles 7:10 p.m.: Blake Powers Hypnotist 8:50 p.m.: Joshua Creek

Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 11:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Place: Heritage Park, 10400 N. Alpine Hwy. Cost: FREE

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Highland offers one of the best firework shows in the area thanks to our amazing sponsors! Bring your family to Heritage Park to watch our Grand Fireworks Show. The fireworks are shot off behind Mountain Ridge Junior High School. For your safety, we do not allow spectators to walk behind the school or sit close to the fireworks show. Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 10 p.m. Place: Mountain Ridge Junior High School, 5525 W. 10400 North (south field) Cost: Free

ment and various artifacts during the Fling in the newly opened museum located in the basement of the Community Center. Anyone with farm implements or equipment from an earlier era is encouraged to submit them for display in the museum or enter them in the Grand Parade for all to see. If you have stories or information about early Highland, please come share your stories! Historic tractors will also be on display at the Heritage Park across the street from noon to 3:30 p.m. Contact Charlie Greenland for more information at 801-766-6624 or charlesgreenland38@gmail.com. Date: Saturday, August 5 Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Place: Highland City Community Center, 5378 W. 10400 North Cost: Free to view

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BIG THANKS TO OUR YOU SPARKLE VOLUNTEERS! LIKE RUBIES! To all those who made the 40th Anniversary Year a success, we applaud your efforts and thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We know you’ve invested countless hours, money and dedication to making the 2017 Highland Fling a success and we want to recognize the following: 5K & 1 Mile Fun Runs: Aaron Crosby Art Show: Shauna Larson Utah County Fair Bull Project: Shauna Larson & Linda Littlefield Backyard Garden Tours: Laura Dawson Baby Contest: Becky Brouwer Disc Golf Tournament: Brandon Balkman Family Adventure Race: Drew Sparks Food Vendors: Kurt Ostler Garbage Management: Cayson Hamilton Historical Cabin Museum: Donna Kitchen Historical Society Displays & Museum: Charles Greenland Hot Air Balloon: Bank of American Fork Kids’ Night/Box Arcade: Highland City Youth Council Lone Peak Drill Team Breakfast: Melody Craig, The LP Chevalier Drill Team & Parents Mayor Portrait Installation: Shauna Larson Movie in the Park: DJ Honeycombs Parade: DeeAnne Carlisle Photography: Aric Collier, Erin Pritchett, Feet in the Earth Photography, Brennon Jones Play Day Rodeo: Robin Collier & The Jr. Roughouts 4H group Safety Coordinators: Sargent Thurston (Police) & Lone Park Fire Dept. (Fire/EMS) Saturday in the Park Kids Games & Character Visits: Highland City Youth Council & Highland Youth Service Committee Strongman Competition & Highland Games: Justin Lees Youth Dance in the Park: Highland City Youth Council & DJ Gage Harkness Special thanks also goes out to the numerous committee members that helped with each event. And we’d like to give a big thanks to the many entertainers and groups who gave us discounted or free rates to be part of our Highland City Fling 40th Year Ruby Jubilee! We apologize if we may have missed any of our volunteers, we thank you dearly for your contributions. Highland Fling would not be possible without our amazing volunteers! We’d also like to recognize our Highland City Mayor, City Council Members, Youth City Council, Youth Service Committee, and City Staff for their efforts throughout the planning process and during the Fling week. Do you want to get involved with the Highland Fling to continue making it better each year? We would love to have you join our awesome team! Please contact our Civic Event Coordinator, Julie Tapusoa at Julie@highlandcity.org or 801-772-4507 Highland Fling 2017 - 37

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BRONZE SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS Allred’s Ace Hardware Alpine Vision Canyon Chiropractic Republic Services (Allied Waste) Rocky Mountain Power TF PointS

Intermountain Pool Covers Dear Lizzie Boutique & Bistro State Farm Insurance - Eli Slesk Thai Drift The Painted Daisy

FRIENDS OF HIGHLAND Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc. Teton Toys

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Wicked Audio Arctic Circle O’Reilly Auto Parts Pizza Pie Cafe Rod Works 38 - Highland Fling 2017

Uptown Cheapskate Tiny Touches Feet in the Earth Photography Meiers Meats & Fine Foods Ridley’s Market Archive Costumes/Hale Center

DJ Honeycombs DJ Gage Harkness Biolife Plasma Ancestry.com Alpine Country Club

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Highland Fling 2017 Magazine  

This is the official magazine for the Highland Fling celebration that happens July 29th - August 5th. If you'd like to participate next yea...

Highland Fling 2017 Magazine  

This is the official magazine for the Highland Fling celebration that happens July 29th - August 5th. If you'd like to participate next yea...

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