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.
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.
“Murder for Two” at Brigham’s Playhouse
“Murder For Two” is a hilariously entertaining “who done it” production sure to bring out the detective in everyone! This performance takes place Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $17–$23 and can be purchased at CenterStageTicketing. For more information, call (435) 251-8000.
“Over the River and Through the Woods” at St. George Opera House
Nick, a single Italian from New Jersey, has been offered a dream job that would take him away from his only family left in the city: his grandparents. His grandparents aren’t thrilled about the news and start a series of schemes to keep him around. This performance takes place Thursday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17–$21 and can be purchased at ShowTix4U.com. For more information, call (435) 628-8755.
Dixie State University Spring Dance Concert
Come share an evening with the Dixie State University Dance Company at the Eccles Fine Arts Center Mainstage. Experience an array of styles including modern, ballet, jazz, tap, ballroom, hip-hop, and world dance. This performance takes place Thursday–Saturday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $2–$12 and are available at the Cox Performing Arts Center ticket office, online at DSUtix.com. For information, call (435) 652-7800.
Chance Steglich at Even Stevens
Chance Steglich 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.
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 opening reception takes place Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The show will highlight a diverse collection of work by local, regional, and national artists. For information, visit Art Works Gallery, or call (503) 810-0958.
Adam Dune at Even Stevens
The Art Cowles Duo 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.
The Comedy Machine
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.
Silver Reef-Southwest Wildlife Foundation Birds of Prey Program
On Saturday at 10 a.m., Martin Tyner of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation will be presenting on “Birds of Prey.” Tyner is the founder of the organization and will have several live birds with him, including his golden eagle named Scout. The fee is $6. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (435) 879-2254 or online at JotForm.com
Jerry Allen live at Even Stevens
Jerry Allen will perform at Even Stevens Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (435) 251-6636.
Brooke Macintosh at Zion Canyon Brew Pub
Sorry No Sympathy at Jazzy’s
Sorry No Sympathy will perform Saturday 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.
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.
Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra
On Saturday 7:30 p.m. The Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Dr. Selmer Spitzer will perform at the Casablanca Resort. The orchestra comprises musicians from southern Nevada communities including Mesquite, Moapa Valley, Las Vegas, Henderson, and St. George, Utah. A limited number of VIP tickets that get you prime seats to the show are also available. This show is for ages 5 and older. Tickets are $17–$30 and can be purchased at StarTickets.com. For more information, visit CasaBlancaResort.com or call (877) 438-2929.
Fiyah Rootz at George’s Corner
On Friday from 8 to 11 p.m., Fiyah Rootz will perform at George’s Corner. This event is free and open to the public. For information, visit George’s Corner Restaurant and Pub.