southern utah weekend eventsSouthern 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.

Dixie Watercolor Society Spring Show and Competition

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At its home on Main Street at Historic Downtown St. George, Gallery 35 opens its doors through Feb. 27 to the annual Dixie Watercolor Society’s spring show and art competition. All featured artists are local to southern Utah. This event is free to the public.  For more information contact the Dixie Watercolor Society.

Art Insights: Jacqueline Terrassa

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On Thursday at 7 p.m., Jacqueline Terrassa will be at the Southern Utah Museum of Art as part of SUU’s Art Insights series. Using her own path as an example, Terrassa will present on the ways an art educator may forge a path for their work in the world, the significance of art education, and the driving values of the profession. Art Insights is free and open to the public. Art Insights is hosted during the fall and spring semesters by SUU’s art and design faculty.

DocUtah presents “Good Ol’ Freda”

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Freda Kelly worked as a secretary for The Beatles for 11 years. Witness the evolution of the greatest band in history as she did in this magical documentary. Tickets are $10 at the door, cash only. Reservations are required. “Good Ol’ Freda” shows Thursday at 7 p.m. at Hafen Theater at Tuacahn High School and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bumbleberry Theater in Springdale.

The Stage Door presents “The Producers”

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“The Producers” is a Mel Brooks musical. Make sure that you make it in to see this hilarious show. “The Producers” will show Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Electric Theater. Tickets are $18–$21 and can be purchased at

“Peter and the Starcatcher” at Cox Performing Arts Center

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“Peter and the Starcatcher” will show Thursday–Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Eccles Mainstage on the DSU campus. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at

RC Club annual Fly In

Southern Utah Weekend Guide RC Club Fly In
The 2017 annual Fly In will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Remote Possibilities Flying Field. This event will start each day at 9 a.m. AMA membership is required. There is a $35 landing fee. For more information, call contest director Dan Johnson at (435) 619-3112.

Snow Canyon Overnighter by Red Rock Bicycle

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Red Rock Bicycle will have their first trip Friday at 5 p.m. They will leave from Red Rock Bicycle for a soft pedal out to Snow Canyon State Park where a couple sites are reserved and stocked with firewood and snacks. This will be a great intro to biking and packing in an amazing backdrop. For more information visit

Art Works Gallery presents Jack Seibold’s “Metal, etc”

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Utah sculptor Jack Seibold will be featured in a solo show at Art Works Gallery Friday with an opening reception from 5to 8 p.m. The show, entitled “Metal, etc.,” will feature a selection of work constructed from repurposed metal and various media. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Linda Kiley at, or call (503) 810-0958.

The DiFiore Center presents “If I were going to make a movie…”

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The DiFiore Center will show three short films and have a Q and A session afterward. The intention is the development of a two-way exchange to stimulate ideas and begin to motivate more people to become involved in filmmaking in every aspect. This event will take place Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 per person. For more information, visit

Vinyl Tap live at George’s Corner Restaurant

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Vinyl Tap plays at George’s Corner Restaurant this Friday at 8 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. For a musical lineup at George’s Corner, visit

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.

Lisa Mac at Zion Canyon Brew Pub

Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide Features Lisa Mac
Lisa Mac 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.

Improv Dixie Live

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Every second and fourth Saturday, Improv Dixie Live performs from 7 to 10 p.m at Even Stevens. Improv Dixie Live is southern Utah’s newest improvisational comedy troupe and makes up stories and games based off of your suggestions. It’s family friendly, so bring the kids.

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

“Matilda the Musical” at Cox Performing Arts Center

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Roald Dahl’s classic story “Matilda” will be presented at Cox Performing Arts Center Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $107 and can be purchased at

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