Your Weekend: LDS comedian Ryan Hamilton, floating lanterns and superhero battles

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The Lantern Fest takes place Saturday, Sept. 30, at Utah Motorsports Camp in Grantsville. The event will also feature live music, food trucks, balloon artists, s’mores and face painters.

SALT LAKE CITY — Activities this weekend — which range from clean comedy to superhero battles to celebrating Chinese culture — continue to prove that Utah never has a shortage of live entertainment and fun.

Ryan Hamilton

Stand-up comedian Ryan Hamilton, a BYU alumnus who resides in New York City, has attracted a large following with his clean comedy routines. Although you can watch him in his comedy special “Happy Face” on Netflix, Utahns also have the chance to see him in person this weekend, as the comedian will be bringing his wit to Salt Lake City from Sept. 28-30 at Wiseguys Comedy Club, 194 S. 400 West, times vary, $20 (801-532-5233 or

Florida Georgia Line

The duo Florida Georgia Line is a long way from home this weekend, performing in the Beehive State. The band’s breakthrough came in 2012 with their single, “Cruise.” Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley will bring their blend of country and pop to the USANA Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m., 5150 Upper Ridge Road, West Valley City, $30-$78.75 (801-355-5522 or

“Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes”

Now that we’ve recuperated from last weekend’s celebrity overload at Salt Lake Comic Con, it’s time for a superhero overload. This weekend, the Maverik Center will be filled with superhero action as the Guardians of the Galaxy join Spider-Man and The Avengers in a battle…

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