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.
Dixie Watercolor Society Spring Show and Competition
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
DocUtah presents “Good Ol’ Freda”
The Stage Door presents “The Producers”
“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 TheStageDoorTheater.com.
“Peter and the Starcatcher” at Cox Performing Arts Center
“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 DSUTix.com.
RC Club annual Fly In
Snow Canyon Overnighter by Red Rock Bicycle
Art Works Gallery presents Jack Seibold’s “Metal, etc”
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 email@example.com, or call (503) 810-0958.
The DiFiore Center presents “If I were going to make a movie…”
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 DiFioreCenter.org.
Vinyl Tap live at George’s Corner Restaurant
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 StGeorgeCafe.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at (435) 865-6792.
Lisa Mac at Zion Canyon Brew Pub
Improv Dixie Live
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
“Matilda the Musical” at Cox Performing Arts Center
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 SeatGeek.com.