Get creative in Ogden, Utah

Cruise downtown for local brews and local art

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  • To kids' delight, rainbow snow cones exist alongside fresh-picked produce and works by local artists at the Historic 25th Street Farmers & Art Market.

    At the Historic 25th Street Farmers & Art Market

    Andrea Gomez

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EAT

Peddlers Local art bedecks the exposed-brick walls in this 16-table bistro serving creative dishes that look - and taste - like masterpieces. INFO: $$; closed Sun; 111 25th; 801/394-1912.

Roosters Brewing Company Seafood-loving owners dish up fish specials and local beers at this spunky brewpub. INFO: $$; 253 25th; 801/627-6171.

PLAY OUTSIDE

Tote your kayak ― or just a suit and towel ― to the Kayak Rodeo Park (ogdencity.com 801/629-8284), where the Weber River's rapids and deep pools thrill paddlers and swimmers alike. From Union Station, take 25th St. east and turn left on Lincoln Ave., left on 24th St., and go over the railroad viaduct. Turn right on B Ave., right on Exchange Rd. to the park.

COMING UP

Ogden's festive Historic 25th Street Farmers & Art Market (8-1 Sat Jul 12-Sep 27, 2008; Grant Ave. at 25th St.; 801/393-2295). Just-picked produce, musicians, and local artisans.

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