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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (208) 360-6255.
“Fabulous Fiber Follies” at Canyon Community Center
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 email@example.com.
“Subtle Humor” gallery show
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (435) 673-4206.
Live music at Even Steven’s
“The Importance of Being Earnest” at Brigham’s Playhouse
“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 BrighamsPlayhouse.com. For more information, contact Brigham’s Playhouse at (435) 251-8000.
The Southern Quill Benefit and Silent Auction
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 email@example.com.
Sego live at Jazzy’s
Kanab Balloons and Tunes Roundup
Seventh annual ASL Silent Weekend with mime JJ Jones
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 MySchoolFees.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJ Spinz at The One and Only
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.
Crossroads of the West Gun Show
Full Tilt Boogie at Zion Canyon Brew Pub
Date night and family night board games
Celebrity Concert Series presents California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (435) 652-7903.