Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide
This week’s Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features an orchestra, a dance concert, theater productions, live music, and more. Check out the complete guide to find out what is going on this weekend near you. For a full list of events, visit The Independent’s Events Calendar.
Children’s creative movement art classes
This creative movement class for children provides an opportunity for them to develop movement and learning skills while using their imagination and exploring their playful spirit. The class teaches dance as a beautiful and fun form of expression and communication. It takes place Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Difiore Center. There is a $45 fee. For more information, contact Jennifer Wadsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (208) 360-6255.
Art Works presents new works
Art Works Gallery presents work by eight new gallery artists as well as new works by gallery favorites March 30–April 22 at Art Works Gallery in Cedar City. The show will highlight a diverse collection of work by local, regional, and national artists. For information and times, visit Art Works Gallery, or call (503) 810-0958.
SUU art & design student presentations
On Thursday and Saturday at noon, the SUU Department of Art & Design is proud to present the Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit at the Southern Utah Museum of Art. The artwork of 27 graduating seniors will be on exhibit from March 23 to April 29. Each student will be presenting their best work in their area of emphasis, including ceramics, illustration, graphic design, painting, drawing, and printmaking. For more information, call (435) 865-8667.
DSU theater dept. presents “Nunset Boulevard”
The Little Sisters of Hoboken have been invited to sing at the famed Hollywood Bowl. They are thrilled at the prospect until they arrive and realize that they were instead booked to perform at the Hollywood Bowl-A-Rama, a bowling alley with a cabaret lounge. When they hear that auditions are being held for a movie musical, “Nunset Boulevard,” they recognize that landing a part in it would be a natural, although this also forces them to contemplate their true calling. This performance takes place Friday and Saturday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at DSUtix.com. For more information, call (435) 879-4384.
Southern Utah University’s dance department will present a faculty-choreographed dance concert, Body Project, at the Randall L. Jones Theater Thursday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children. Southern Utah University faculty, staff, and students enter free with a valid ID card. Faculty and staff are allowed one guest. Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the show or online at suu.edu/pva.
Dick Earl at Even Stevens
Dick Earl will perform at Even Stevens Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 251-6636.
SUU’s music department will feature the SUU Symphony Orchestra and Luminosa Women’s Choir in a concert titled “Landscapes” on Thursday. Canés Nicolas, director of the Symphony Orchestra at SUU, said, “Since our concert will be featuring so many pieces from various countries and composers, we have decided to give it the title of Landscapes.” Tickets are $5–$10 and can be purchased at the door the night of the show or online at suu.edu/pva.
Hurricane Valley Theatrical Company presents “Catch Me If You Can”
Come join in on the fun in this high-flying musical comedy about the adventures of a young, globetrotting con artist Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at HurricaneTheatrical.com, or call (435) 668-9753.
Art Cowles at Even Stevens
Art Cowles will perform at Even Stevens Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 251-6636.
Quiet Oaks at Jazzy’s
Quiet Oaks will perform Friday at 7 p.m. at Jazzy’s. There will be a $5 cover charge at the door. For more information, call Jazzy’s at (435) 688-9469.
“Lamb of God: An Easter Oratorio”
Composed by Rob Gardner, this stirring oratorio blends the singing of LietoVoices! with the music of the Southwest Symphony. A divine, awe-inspiring masterpiece! Children 5 and under will not be admitted to the Lamb of God performance. Friday 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 and can be purchased at DSUtix.com.
Michael SG will perform at George’s Corner Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit George’s Corner Restaurant and Pub.
Staying Alive at Tuachan
Friday 8 p.m. Staying Alive will perform live music at Tuacahn Amphitheater. Tickets are $19–$30 and can be purchased online at Tuacahn.org. For more information, visit Tuacahn.org or call (800) 746-9882.
DJ Spinz at The One and Only
DJ Spinz will be at the One and Only Friday night at 9 p.m. Dance the night away, have a few drinks, play pool, and have a great time! Contact The One and Only for more information.
Year-Round Farmer’s Market in Cedar City
Visit the only Year-Round Farmer’s Market in Utah, a real farmers market that sells only locally produced and grown fruit, vegetables, jam, bread, and other farm products. The event happens on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the IFA parking lot. For information, contact Symbria Patterson at email@example.com or call her at (435) 865-6792.
Easter egg hunt
Sponsored by the St. George Kiwanis Club, an Easter egg hunt (ages 0 to 12) will take place Saturday at Vernon Worthen Park at 10 a.m. 5,000 eggs plus candy and prizes will be given away. The egg hunt is over quickly, so please arrive early!
Children’s Art Class
Kids and teens are instructed in a way that encourages self-expression and gives them the tools to be an independent, confident, and competent artists. Young artists can explore their endless abilities through a variety of different media ranging from technical drawing and fine art painting classes to mixed media and craft building. It takes place Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the DiFiore Center. For more information, visit The DiFiore Center or call (435) 673-4206.
Raven Cain live at Even Stevens
Kenny Loggins at Tuachan
Saturday 7 p.m. Kenny Loggins will perform live music at Tuacahn Amphitheater. Tickets are $45–$75 and can be purchased online at Tuacahn.org. For more information, visit Tuacahn.org or call (800) 746-9882.
Date night and family night board games
Every Saturday night at 7 p.m., go to Game Haven in St. George for a night of board games. This is a fun date night event or a family night event. Board game nights are free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 627-0616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrity Concert Series presents Duo Fortin-Poirier
The Dixie State University Celebrity Concert Series continues with Duo Fortin-Poirier Saturday at 7:30 p.m. “Vingt doigts et un piano” (Twenty fingers and a piano) is a concert performed with two heads, four hands, and thousands of notes. Known for their dynamism and ease on stage, the lovely Duo Fortin-Poirier presents an exceptional musical tour that will delight music lovers and amateurs alike. The two musicians are happy to present the works through interpretations that can be at times funny or touching. “Vingt doigts et un piano” is a refreshing dose of music where you will be allured by the piano artistry and the complicity between Amélie Fortin and Marie-Christine Poirier. Ticket are $15 and can be purchased at DSUTix.com or by calling the DSU’s Box Office at (435) 652-7800.
Tom Bennet at George’s Corner
On Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m., Tom Bennet will perform at George’s Corner. This event is free and open to the public. For information, visit George’s Corner Restaurant and Pub.
Eagles Greatest Hits at Casablanca
On Saturday at 8:30 p.m., “Eagles Greatest Hits” will be performed live by the Albumpalooza band. They will perform “Desperado,” “One of These Nights,” and “Take it Easy,” along with other great classics like “Hotel California,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” and “I Can’t Tell You Why.” Tickets are $15–$35 and can be purchased at StarTickets.com. For more information, visit CasaBlancaResort.com or call (877) 438-2929.