Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide

This week’s Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features live music and comedy acts. 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

southern utah weekend events features Difiore Center Art Classes

This creative-movement class for children provides an opportunity to develop movement and learning skills while using the imagination and exploring their playful spirit and dance as a beautiful and fun form of expression and communication. This class 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, or call (208) 360-6255.

“Fabulous Fiber Follies” at Canyon Community Center

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The Red Rock Weavers Guild will feature its fiber creations at the Canyon Community Center. The show features handmade items made by the Red Rock Weavers, unusual fiber items purchased on world travels, and woven and quilted items created by southern Utah artisans. This show will be on display Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. with a reception to be held Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, email

“Subtle Humor” gallery show

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Steven Stradley is a conceptual painter. His art practice addresses painting’s referential and phenomenological properties as well as ideas of illusion and artifice. Steven is represented at A Gallery in Salt Lake City and has shown work extensively throughout Utah and the Midwest. Steven currently teaches at Tuacahn High School for the Performing Arts and Dixie State University where he guides students in greater contemporary awareness and exploration as they position themselves in the field of art. His exhibit “Subtle Humor” will be on display at the Difiore Center Thursday–Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, email, or call (435) 673-4206.

Live music at Even Steven’s

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There will be live music Thursday–Sunday at Even Steven’s with Chance Steglich Thursday at 6 p.m., Klas Amman Friday at 6 p.m., Raven Cain Saturday at noon, and Oskar and Julia Sunday at noon. These performances are free and open to the public.

“The Importance of Being Earnest” at Brigham’s Playhouse

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“The Importance of Being Earnest” plays Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online at For more information, contact Brigham’s Playhouse at (435) 251-8000.

The Southern Quill Benefit and Silent Auction

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Dixie State University’s student-run literary journal, The Southern Quill, will host a benefit and silent auction featuring readings by New York Times bestselling author David Wolverton and memoirist Kristyn Decker. The benefit will be held at Dixie State University, Holland Centennial Commons Zion Room 537, Thursday at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Cindy King at

Sego live at Jazzy’s

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On Thursday at 8 p.m., Sego will perform with Swimm and Pinguin Mofex at Jazzy’s. Saturday at 7 p.m., Shine Bright will perform with Stayer and Telestial. There is a $5 cover charge.

Kanab Balloons and Tunes Roundup

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The Annual Kanab Balloons and Tunes Roundup will be held Friday–Sunday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Kanab. There will be a Battle of the Bands on Friday and Saturday; a street fair with food, crafts, and vendors; a balloon glow and a wishing lantern launch. Balloon rides are not available for purchase. The pilots fly as showmen. Rides are offered to the sponsors of the event, media and volunteer crew members (weather permitting).

Seventh annual ASL Silent Weekend with mime JJ Jones

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The seventh annual southern Utah American Sign Language Silent Weekend to celebrate the local deaf and hard-of-hearing community will be held Friday at Dixie State University’s Gardner Center Ballroom and Saturday at Desert Hills High School. JJ Jones, a world-renowned deaf mime who has performed across the nation and internationally, will perform Friday at 7 p.m. at DSU. Saturday, the ASL Silent Weekend will host games, workshops, and mingling through a “Harry Potter: the Boy Who Signed” theme day at Desert Hills High School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $3 on Friday and $5 (with lunch included) on Saturday and can be purchased on or at the Desert Hills High School finance office. Tickets may also be purchased the day-of at the event entrance. For more information, contact Britnee Johnston at

DJ Spinz at The One and Only

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D.J. 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

Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features the Year-Round Cedar City Farmers Market

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 or call her at (435) 865-6792.

Crossroads of the West Gun Show

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Crossroads of the West Gun Shows are America’s best Gun Shows. These shows offer hundreds of tables to meet the needs of everyone, from the once a year hunter to the avid collector. Tickets are $8. This show will be held at the Dixie Center Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Jeff Templeton or Tracy Olcott at (801) 544-9125.

Full Tilt Boogie at Zion Canyon Brew Pub

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Full Tilt Boogie will perform at Zion Canyon Brew Pub Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Zion Canyon Brew Pub.

Date night and family night board games

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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

Celebrity Concert Series presents California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio

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The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for The California Guitar Trio. The trio’s questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. Recently, the trio expanded its collaborative possibilities by working within a six-guitar format with the Montreal Guitar Trio. This event will take place Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Cox Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for general admission and can be purchased at DSU Box Office, or online. For more information, contact Susan Taysom at, or call (435) 652-7903.

Devil’s Blessing and Aura Surreal at Mike’s Tavern

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Devil’s Blessing will perform with Aura Surreal Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m. at Mike’s Tavern in Cedar City. There is a $5 cover charge. ID’s are required. For more information, visit
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