Events and Activities

Plan to Attend

“Farmer’s Market”

Beginning mid-June
Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm

Stop by for some fresh produce grown by local farmers and other items produced by local artisans. If you would like more information or would like to participate in the market, please contact the Wayman’s at hideoutfarmandranch@gmail.com.

“Pioneer Fun at the Mill”

July 22, 2022
11 am – 2 pm

Join us for a free event and bring your family to learn about the lives of pioneer children. Play games, make crafts, and perform chores like those that would have been done by children of the past. Tooele County also provides a hot dog and drink for everyone who stops by for this event, one per person.

“Pumpkin Walk”

October 14th & 15th, 2022
10 am – 6 pm each day

Join us for our Pumpkin Walk at the Benson Grist Mill Historic Site. The event is free to attend, and there will be free children’s activities from 11 am – 2 pm each day. The theme for this year for pumpkin displays is Pumpkin Heroes & Villains. We will have vendor booths and food trucks and our Country Store will also be open for the duration. If you would like to participate by being a vendor, or setting up a pumpkin display, please email us at bensongristmill@gmail.com or click here to download the vendor application form

“Ren Faire 2022”

September 30, 2022 from 3-9 pm
&
October 1, 2022 from 11 am – 6 pm

Ren Faire 2022 is a component of the Tooele County Arts Guild (TCAG) and is organized, and funded by TCAG. Volunteers contribute their time and talents to the guild which as a non-profit organization working to support artisans in their creative endeavors by offering educational and artistic opportunities like Ren Faire 2022. The Faire is a magical place for artisans to gather to sell their craft and network with other creators. It’s a place of whimsy for spectators to enjoy art, entertainment, and ren faire flair! All funding earned from the festival is used to offer future, educational and artistic activities, and events for the community of Tooele county. For more information visit www.tooeleartsguild.com/renfaire2022

“Christmas Lighting – Live Nativity”

November 28th, 2022
6-8 pm

Come join us for our annual lighting of the Benson Grist Mill Historic Site. We will be having a live Nativity and entertainment. We will also be collecting food for the Tooele County Food Bank. Please bring a canned good to donate and have a treat on us. One per person, while supplies last. Our Country Store will also be open that evening.